Ivan Braiker And John Maffei Join Abacast Board Of Directors
July 25, 2012 at 3:53 AM (PT)
ABACAST has added two veteran radio, digital media, and software innovators to their board of directors. HIPCRICKET Founder/Pres. IVAN BRAIKER and PLAYSINO Founder/COO JOHN MAFFEI have both joined ABACAST's board.
BRAIKER, with over 30 years of experience in broadcast media, was formerly the Co-founder/Pres. of the SATELLITE MUSIC NETWORK.
MAFFEI, prior to founding PLAYSINO, was acting CEO/COO of SERVICEMESH, INC., a software company.
"IVAN's passion for building great companies and extensive knowledge and expertise in broadcast media will help ABACAST serve our customers in unique and innovative ways," said CEO ROB GREEN. "His success with building brands through mobile marketing platforms will serve as an invaluable asset to the development of our mobile products."
"I'm joining ABACAST's board of directors as I see great opportunities for disruptive technology in online advertising," said BRAIKER. "ABACAST has powerful technology and is motivated to push the radio industry into the age of digital profitability."
"JOHN's experience with migrating business critical solutions to the cloud will provide valuable insight for future developments of CLARITY, our cloud-based digital radio system," said GREEN. "We're excited to have him share his knowledge of software and media."
"I'm looking forward to being part of ABACAST's board as they forge the way for cloud-based ad system models," said MAFFEI. "ABACAST is truly unique in its position to help make online media profitable."