SOURCE: IZEA, Inc.

IZEA, Inc.

March 06, 2014 08:00 ET

Roger Clark Joins IZEA Strategic Advisory Board

Executive Brings Over 20 Years of Financial and Operational Experience to Company

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2014) - IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the pioneer of Social Sponsorship, announced the addition of Roger Clark to the company's Strategic Advisory Board. Mr. Clark has over 20 years of experience collaborating with entrepreneurial leaders to shape and build high growth digital economy businesses.

Mr. Clark is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Unified Social, a marketing cloud technology company. Prior to Unified, Mr. Clark was CFO at Interclick, a leading provider of digital advertising technology and services, which was acquired by Yahoo in 2011 and rebranded as Genome in 2012. He played a pivotal role in many of Interclick's achievements, including a successful uplisting to NASDAQ.

Mr. Clark previously spent 15 years with IAC/InterActiveCorp in a variety of divisional and corporate capacities, including nine years leading the company's investor relations and financial communication efforts while IAC transformed into a Fortune 500 conglomerate. He began his career with Ernst & Young.

"IZEA has developed a unique position in the social sponsorship space," said Mr. Clark. "I look forward to lending my perspective to help the company grow and navigate the public markets."

"Roger has an incredible background in helping build marketing technology companies," said Ted Murphy, Founder/CEO of IZEA. "IZEA's leadership team and board will benefit from his experience, insight and relationships as we invest and expand. We are thrilled to welcome him to the IZEA family."

About IZEA
Founded in 2006, IZEA is the pioneer of Social Sponsorship. The company builds cloud-based marketplaces that connect brands with creators who blog, tweet, pin, and post on their behalf. Brands receive influential consumer content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness. Creators are compensated for their participation and partnership. For more information about IZEA, visit http://corp.izea.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based largely on IZEA's expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond IZEA's control. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, competitive conditions in the Sponsored Social segment in which IZEA operates, failure to popularize one or more of the marketplace platforms of IZEA, inability to obtain additional capital, and changing economic conditions that are less favorable than expected. In light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained in this release will in fact occur. Please read the full statement and disclosures here: http://corp.izea.com/safe-harbor-statement