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SocialChorus® Announces Expanded Engineering, Product and Sales Executive Leadership

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SaaS leaders join SocialChorus to help enterprises and people be better connected.

SAN FRANCISCO – May 17, 2015

Today, SocialChorus announced expanded engineering, product and sales leadership. Over the past 6 months, the company has built out a world-class management team to serve the rapidly-growing enterprise market for mobile employee engagement and advocacy platforms.

“We have built the management team to capitalize on a billion dollar SaaS category,” said Greg Shove, Founder and CEO of SocialChorus. “Our growth is accelerating, and our expanded management team brings the mobile enterprise expertise needed to serve our customers.”

Tim Christensen joins SocialChorus as Vice President of Engineering, where he will drive the evolution of the SocialChorus platform. Tim has extensive experience in expanding and scaling engineering teams into the hundreds for mobile first, enterprise companies like Apple, DoubleDutch, and Yesmail.

Adam Stiles joins as Director of Engineering for the SocialChorus Pasadena office. He gained nearly two decades of enterprise experience with companies like CollectiveTrust (acquired by MarkMonitor) and AT&T.

Blake Hayward also joins SocialChorus as Vice President of Product. Before joining SocialChorus, Blake gained over 19 years of consumer and enterprise product leadership experience at companies such as Extole, MarkMonitor, TapTheory and Yodlee.

Alan Tarkowski joins SocialChorus as Vice President of Sales from Gigya, where he led global sales on their rise from 50 to over 800 global enterprise customers. Alan has also led revenue growth for new digital marketing technologies in senior sales roles at Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), and Overtone (acquired by Kana Software).

“The employee engagement and advocacy market has experienced tremendous growth and a lot more is coming,” said John Eastburn, Principal at Kohlberg Ventures. “These additions to our management team will enable us to extend our leadership position in this growing market in 2015.”

SocialChorus. Be Better Connected.

We can do more when we are better connected. That is why we built the SocialChorus app. Marketing and communications leaders rely on our app to keep employees connected with their brand and their networks.

Every day, our app engages employees by providing relevant content, real-time notifications, and personalized feedback. Engaged employees drive productivity, advocacy and revenue for modern enterprises.

SocialChorus is headquartered in San Francisco. Backed by amazing people and investors, including Kohlberg Ventures, Western Technology Investment, and Windforce Ventures, SocialChorus is led by a seasoned leadership team that has led over a dozen successful SaaS start-ups.

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SocialChorus is the leading workforce communications platform that transforms how workers and organizations connect every day. We empower communicators to reach every worker–from the head office to the front line. Companies thrive and win when all their workers feel informed, aligned, and supported. The SocialChorus platform allows communicators to publish once and distribute everywhere–efficiently delivering critical information to the right employee at the right time.

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