SOURCE: Rocket Fuel Inc.

Rocket Fuel Inc.

April 03, 2012 09:00 ET

Rocket Fuel Launches Canadian Office

Successful and Fast-Growing Ad Tech Company Continues International Expansion With New Office in Toronto, Canada

REDWOOD SHORES, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 3, 2012) - Rocket Fuel, the leading provider of artificial-intelligence advertising solutions for digital marketers, today announced that it has opened a new office in Toronto, Canada.

News Facts:

  • Rocket Fuel decided to open an office in Toronto due to strong demand from Canadian advertisers, especially in the CPG, retail, mobile/telecom and travel sectors, for its artificial-intelligence advertising solutions. With the new Toronto office, Rocket Fuel now has 12 offices worldwide, including in London, New York, Detroit, and Boston. The company plans to open more international offices this year.
  • The Toronto office will be headed by Senior Account Executive Riaz Sheikh, who previously worked in senior sales roles at Yahoo!, Outdoor Broadcast Network, and Travelzoo.
  • Amid widespread global demand for its digital ad management platform, Rocket Fuel is expanding rapidly, and recently named Ron Codd, former CFO of PeopleSoft, to its Board of Directors. The company also recently hired Peter Bardwick as CFO and Eric Porres as CMO, rounding out an executive team that includes business leaders and Ph.D. computer scientists from organizations such as NASA, DoubleClick, Salesforce.com, Oracle and IBM.

Toronto Address:
TD Canada Trust Tower
161 Bay Street
27th Floor
Toronto, ON M5J 2S4
(416) 572.2172 phone
Riaz Sheikh
rsheikh@rocketfuel.com email

Join Rocket Fuel for a Kick-Off Breakfast (April 12th from 8:30am - 10:00am):
Don't miss your chance to meet the Rocket Fuel executive team along with leading industry executives from Canada's top media agencies. To request an invite to an exclusive Penthouse breakfast at the Cosmopolitan, please send an email to rsheikh@rocketfuel.com.

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About Rocket Fuel:
Rocket Fuel is the leading provider of artificial-intelligence advertising solutions that transform digital media campaigns into self-optimizing engines that learn and adapt in real-time, and deliver outstanding results from awareness to sales. Recently named #22 in Forbes Most Promising Companies in America list, over 400 of the world's most successful marketers trust Rocket Fuel to power their advertising across display, video, mobile, and social media. Founded by online advertising veterans and rocket scientists from NASA, Yahoo!, DoubleClick, and Salesforce.com, Rocket Fuel is based in Redwood Shores, California, and has offices in eleven cities worldwide including New York, London, and Toronto.

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