Bob Kernen Joins jacAPPS As VP/COO
July 15, 2013 at 4:35 AM (PT)
jacAPPS has tapped Internet veteran BOB KERNEN as VP/COO. This move marks a major step in the growth of the company, ranked by CRAIN’S DETROIT BUSINESS as the number #2 mobile application developer in SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN, and the industry leader in the Business-to-Business category.
"Since its inception in 2008, jacAPPS has been on a consistent, upward trajectory,"Â saidcj acAPPS Pres. PAUL JACOBS. "As our company nears its fifth anniversary, we needed a visionary with the right blend of media and web experience -- and BOB’s the guy."
KERNEN, a DETROIT area native, joins jacAPPS after serving as VP/Product Development and Data for SHARECARE. Prior to that, he was the Co-Founder of GROKMUSIC, and oversaw digital product development for MARTHA STEWART LIVING OMNIMEDIA.
"I am excited to be joining jacAPPS and coming back to MOTOWN at a time of such intense creativity and innovation,"Â added KERNEN. "The jacAPPS team clearly saw over the horizon with the mobile app boom, and has built an amazing business in a short time. I am eager to work with this great team, and help them take it to the next level."