SOURCE: SendMe, Inc.

November 28, 2007 12:00 ET

SendMe Names Nasos Topakas Chief Technology Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - SendMe Mobile, the premier mobile media company, today announced the addition of Nasos Topakas as chief technology officer. Formerly an executive with StubHub, Ofoto and Charles Schwab, Topakas' deep consumer technology expertise and proven success in the mobile arena will be a driving force in helping SendMe scale its state-of-the-art mobile media platform and meet the needs of its rapidly expanding audience. His experience in growing and managing world-class engineering teams, and leading the design and implementation of complex and scalable web and mobile publishing systems will allow SendMe to quickly address the increasing consumer demand for its innovative mobile media products.

"Nasos' expertise in delivering online and mobile applications that scale to millions of users across the world is invaluable," said Russell Klein, co-founder and CEO of SendMe. "SendMe Mobile is experiencing an unprecedented growth curve which makes it critical to bring on board someone with an excellent track record for leading technology organizations along this kind of trajectory. Nasos' skill set and passion around mobile innovation makes him a perfect fit for our team."

Topakas, an accomplished engineer and architect, has over 20 years of experience creating best-in-class consumer e-commerce and communication systems, and client-server and distributed architectures. He joined SendMe from San Francisco-based StubHub, an online sports, music and theater ticket marketplace that was acquired by eBay in February 2007, where he served the CTO and senior vice president of engineering. Prior to joining StubHub, Topakas was vice president of engineering at Eastman Kodak, running KodakGallery.com (previously known as Ofoto.com). Before his tenure at Kodak, he held many vice president and managing director positions at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., including head of the initiative to create the company's first-ever mobile service/platform.

"With mobile devices now in the hands of everyone -- from kids to seniors -- the mobile application market is exploding," said Topakas. "SendMe's refreshingly different multi-brand strategy puts them at the forefront of this movement and creates exciting opportunities for innovation. I'm excited to help SendMe build upon its unique mobile marketing platform and to deliver the most exciting and entertaining mobile experiences consumers have ever seen."

About SendMe

SendMe, Inc. turns any mobile phone into a portable playground. As the premier mobile media company, SendMe's family of destination sites lets you take the fun from the Web to your mobile phone with the broadest and best content, entertainment and community out there. SendMe's three properties -- SendMeMobile.com, SoLow.com and mbuzzy.com -- deliver content from today's pop culture sensations, niche independent creations, stuff from our own community, and one-of-a-kind mobile games that will keep you coming back for more. So whether you're looking for new ways to show your personal style, eager for some mobile gaming excitement, or trying to stay connected to the people and things you love most, SendMe brings it all to you -- how you want it, when you want it. Founded in 2006 by three veteran online and mobile entrepreneurs, SendMe is funded by Spark Capital and True Ventures.

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