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January 28, 2016 12:00 ET

ZOZI Names Scott Engelman as Senior Vice President of Marketing

Former LinkedIn Marketing Executive to Head ZOZI's Marketing Team

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - January 28, 2016) - ZOZI, the leading software provider and marketplace for the $125 billion tour and activity industry, today announced the appointment of Scott Engelman as its Senior Vice President of Marketing. Reporting to ZOZI CEO, TJ Sassani, Scott will focus on accelerating growth and usage of ZOZI with tour and activity operators and consumers. 

The ZOZI Advance software platform enables thousands of tour and activity operators across nearly 90 countries to grow their business, take online bookings, manage reservations, and accept mobile payments. In addition, the ZOZI.com marketplace helps consumers easily discover and book thousands of activities.

Scott brings more than 15 years of marketing and business leadership experience at some of the world's leading technology companies. Most recently, Scott was Head of Consumer Marketing at LinkedIn, where he was responsible for marketing to the company's 350 million members globally. Prior to that, Scott led marketing for LinkedIn's online monetization businesses, which represented 40 percent of the company's revenues and scaled nearly 3x during his tenure. Previously, Scott held leadership roles at NetSpend (acquired by TSYS for $1.4 billion), Yahoo! and Walmart.com.

"I'm thrilled to join ZOZI at such an exciting time for the company and industry," said Scott Engelman, SVP of Marketing, ZOZI. "TJ and his team have built a remarkable platform and industry-leading brand. ZOZI has a massive opportunity to continue to build its reputation as the engine for tour and activity businesses, while connecting consumers with companies offering experiences around the world."

CEO TJ Sassani added, "We couldn't be more excited to have Scott join ZOZI's talented leadership team. His impressive track record of building brands and driving measurable performance during hyper-growth stage makes for the perfect fit as we enter our next growth phase at ZOZI. Scott's addition to our leadership team is another major step in our path to scaling our business to operators and consumers globally."

About ZOZI

ZOZI's mission is to provide best-in-class online booking software for activity businesses and inspire people to experience the world.

For tour, activity and event businesses, ZOZI Advance® is the fastest growing online reservation, payment and customer management software used by thousands of businesses across nearly 90 countries. For people who crave new experiences, ZOZI.com helps them discover and book thousands of activities and travel getaways, and find inspiring articles by ZOZI Gurus® and experts.

5 million people have used ZOZI to discover and book things to do around the globe, purchasing nearly a billion dollars in activities.

ZOZI is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Vancouver, Canada. Investors include Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and Pritzker Vlock Ventures.

Get Out There™ at www.zozi.com and www.zozi.com/advance.

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