Video research and targeting company methinks has appointed Kris Jacob as Chief Revenue Officer for North America and EMEA, while Eung Soo Lee joins as Vice President of Business Development, Asia-Pacific.
Seoul, South Korea-based methinks, which was founded by games industry execs Philip Yun and Wilson Li and also has offices in Mountain View, California, helps companies find, target and interview customers and prospects via face-to-face video calls. The company provides customers with access to a pool of 400,000 'Thinkers' who have registered with it to share insights and opinions.
Jacob joins with more than twenty years' experience in business development and sales, with a focus on media, technology and education industries. During his career, he was an early employee at Sportsline (acquired by CBS), Business Development Lead at WebTV (acquired by Microsoft), and Head of Business Development at Stata Labs (acquired by Yahoo!). Lee joins with more than twenty years of IT sales experience, with a focus the Korean market, and for the past seventeen years worked at Siemens.
In their new roles, Jacob will lead sales, sales operations, business development and strategic licensing / reseller partnerships in North America and EMEA; while Lee will lead operations and regional expansion in Seoul and greater Asia-Pacific. Recently appointed CEO Aaron Burcell (pictured) comments: 'Kris and Eung Soo are incredibly professional revenue executives with the experience and patience required to stand up revenue organizations in a methodical manner, with an eye for sustained growth. Their product and marketing insights have already positively impacted methinks. And, their high-touch communications style fits with our ambition to be at the heart of driving better product-customer fit across many industries'.
Web site: www.methinks.io .
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