05/28/2015Tapjoy Announces Promotion of Sean Lindsay to Chief Technology Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and BOSTON, MA – May 28, 2015 – Tapjoy, the mobile app industry’s leading Mobile Marketing Automation and Monetization Platform, today announced the promotion of Sean Lindsay to Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Lindsay will report to Tapjoy President and CEO, Steve Wadsworth, effective immediately. Mr. Lindsay has been a key leader at Tapjoy and guided the transformation of its engineering, technology and operations teams to deliver best-in-class software and systems for Tapjoy’s platform.

As CTO, Mr. Lindsay will be responsible for the technical direction and strategy of the system architecture and service operations at Tapjoy.  He will continue to lead the company’s Cambridge, Massachusetts technology center, and a team of more than 65 engineers globally. 

Mr. Lindsay joined Tapjoy as Vice President, Engineering through its acquisition of Viximo in 2012.  He has been responsible for successfully stabilizing and scaling Tapjoy’s infrastructure, substantially trimming operational costs, and delivering a number of innovative new products to serve customers’ needs, as the company has grown to more than 500 million monthly active users and nearly three billion platform requests per day.

“Sean has played a key role in transitioning our platform to support the data intensive needs of a mobile marketing automation and analytics platform that serves thousands of apps and a half a billion consumers each month. Sean is a true leader and has built a remarkable team who have brought many new features to market while increasing our platform’s availability and stability,” said Steve Wadsworth, President and CEO, Tapjoy.  “As we continue to grow our business we depend on technology leaders such as Sean to help assure Tapjoy’s continued success in building a robust, stable and scalable architecture for our growing base of advertisers, developers and consumers.”

Mr. Lindsay holds a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science from Boston University.  He serves on the advisory boards of several early-stage startups and created the independent Founder Mentors program to match new entrepreneurs with experienced mentors.

About Tapjoy

Tapjoy’s mission is to help freemium mobile app publishers maximize their revenue.  Its Marketing Automation Platform for mobile apps uses market leading data science and predictive analytics to drive deeper engagement and optimized revenue from every user.  Tapjoy’s SDK is embedded in more than 270,000 apps globally and its global reach is currently more than 520MM monthly active users (December, 2014). Tapjoy is backed by top-tier investors, including J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Rho Ventures, North Bridge Venture Partners, InterWest Partners and D.E. Shaw Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Santa Barbara, Atlanta, Boston, London, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo. For more information, please visit www.tapjoy.com.

 

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