NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BLiNQ Media, a Social Engagement AdvertisingSM and technology company that delivers breakthrough Facebook advertising results along with real-time audience insight for agencies and brands, announced today that it has hired veteran sales executive Miles Dennison, as its Chief Revenue Officer, based in New York City to spearhead the company’s sales efforts to Fortune 500 advertisers and agencies, and has tapped the strategic and creative talents of social-media expert David Rollo, as its Chief Strategy Officer.
Dennison will oversee BLiNQ’s sales team and its relationships with key agency holding companies, trading desks, DSPs and networks. Before BLiNQ, Dennison had been SVP of Sales at DoubleVerify Inc., where he was instrumental in creating the verification market, and helped scale the business to a valuation of more than $180 million. Rollo brings to BLiNQ a deep experience and understanding in leveraging paid, owned and earned social media to build engaged fan bases that amplify and extend brand value. Prior to BLiNQ, he was the SVP of Digital and Social Media Strategy for Atlanta-based 22squared, where he led the agency’s social practice. IMedia recently named 22squared the “Best Agency for Social Media” in 2011.
“Miles Dennison brings to BLiNQ an expert understanding of the agency holding company ecosystem and how best to deliver innovative advertising and technology solutions for these businesses at all levels of their organizations,” said BLiNQ Media CEO Dave Williams. “David Rollo is a unique hybrid of strategist, creative and social media expert. David understands the advanced dynamics of owned, earned and paid social media strategies, having led and managed campaigns for some of Facebook’s most innovative partners such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Baskin Robbins, Florida’s Natural and others. We are excited to have David on the team to help drive social media results for some of BLiNQ’s largest customers and prospects.”
“The future is social,” said Dennison. “I’m excited to start working with customers, prospects and the BLiNQ team.”
Rollo agreed, adding, “The BLiNQ team understands social media better than anyone we know, and they have created and updated the BLiNQ Ad Management Platform (BAM), an industry-leading social-advertising technology. They combine BAM with established relationships and a hardcore focus on delivering breakthrough results.”
ABOUT BLiNQ MEDIA
BLiNQ Media is a Social Engagement Advertising (SM) and technology company that delivers break-through Facebook advertising results develops along with real-time audience insight for agencies and big brands. The BLiNQ Ad Management (BAM) platform is easy-to-use and solves complex campaign planning, management, optimization and analytics. As the leading global innovator in social engagement advertising, BLiNQ achieves rapid, scalable results for its customers through a blend of technology, experience and proprietary processes. In 2011, BLiNQ managed campaigns for more than 560 of the world’s largest advertisers.
BLiNQ has its corporate headquarters at TechSpace in New York City’s Union Square, its technology headquarters at the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) in Midtown Atlanta, European Headquarters in London’s Soho Square, and additional offices in Chicago and Boston. BLiNQ was founded in early 2008 by Dave Williams, who is recognized as one of the world's leading innovators and thought leaders in digital advertising, social media advertising, and search engine marketing and optimization. Dave is a regular columnist for AdAge.com.