MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quantifind, an on-demand insights platform for brands, today announced the hire of David Karnstedt as CEO. Karnstedt is a seasoned digital marketing and technology executive and has served as a member of Quantifind’s Board of Directors since 2013. Karnstedt is succeeding co-founder Ari Tuchman as CEO to lead the company’s growth and oversee operations. Tuchman will assume the position of President and partner with Karnstedt to accelerate Quantifind’s growth and market penetration as it continues to help marketers use data to explore, understand and change the impact they’re having on real-world revenues.
“I’ve worked closely with David for several years, and the depth and breadth of his experience make him the perfect complement to our management team,” said Ari Tuchman, Co-founder and President, Quantifind. “David’s deep knowledge of marketing SaaS platforms, like Quantifind’s Signum, will be a huge asset as we look to build on our success.”
With more than 20 years of experience, Karnstedt has spent his career helping CMOs use innovative programs and marketing technologies to drive business results. Most recently, Karnstedt led Adobe’s global digital marketing efforts across search, display, video and data management platforms. He joined Adobe from Efficient Frontier, where he led the company as CEO and President until it was sold to Adobe for more than $400 million. Prior to Efficient Frontier, Karnstedt was SVP North American Sales at Yahoo!, where he helped establish the portal as a leader in display and search marketing.
“Serving on Quantifind’s Board for the past three years, I have been impressed by the company’s seasoned management team, cutting-edge technology, rapid and scalable growth, as well as future potential,” said David Karnstedt, CEO, Quantifind. “Quantifind now has the opportunity to capitalize on its strong position in the emerging market for data driven decision making and bring its capabilities to new product segments.”
“I’ve had the privilege of working with David during his tenure at Yahoo!, Adobe and as an investor and Board Member of Quantifind. David’s highly relevant industry background and go-to market skills are just what Quantifind needs to accelerate the business,” said Amy Banse, Managing Director and Head of Funds, Comcast Ventures and Quantifind Board Member. “This, combined with Ari’s product vision, customer knowledge and data science expertise, and John Stockton’s focus on longer term science and innovation, is the optimal management combination for the company’s future success.”
Quantifind offers an on-demand insights platform that helps marketers explore, understand and change the impact they are having on real-world revenues. By analyzing a mix of historical financial data alongside unstructured conversations, the company is able to extract the business opportunities that matter most from the data and reveal the largest and most immediate opportunities to drive revenue. Quantifind’s clients are some of the world’s most well-known brands spanning multiple industries including movie studios, telecom, retail, and consumer packaged goods. Based in Menlo Park, CA, the company’s investors include AME Cloud Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Comcast Ventures, Iris Capital, Redpoint Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners. For more information, please visit http://quantifind.com.