LEHI, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NUVI’s CEO, Cameron Jensen has announced that after much consideration he is stepping out of the role of CEO returning to his sporting industry roots. Jensen was formerly a linebacker for the National Football League Seattle Seahawks and sports commentator. Keith Nellesen, NUVI’s current Chairman of the Board, will resume the role of CEO, which he held until November 2015. He will also remain in his position as NUVI’s Chairman of the Board.
Jensen joined NUVI in 2012 and was named CEO in November 2015. Over the past two years the company nearly doubled its employee size, moved into new 45,500 square foot headquarters and has achieved record growth. In his role, Jensen also led sales efforts at the company. A search committee is currently vetting candidates to fill this senior level sales executive position.
“The time I have spent at NUVI has been tremendous and I am proud of all of the milestones we have accomplished over the past four years,” said Cameron Jensen. “I look forward to the new challenges that lie ahead in my career while continuing to root for NUVI from the sideline.”
Nellesen has been a part of NUVI since its founding and served as CEO of the company May 2014 – October 2015. A proven entrepreneur and leader, he previously served as Chairman and CEO at MoneyReef and Co-founder and President of Vivint.
“NUVI has achieved incredible milestones over the past year under Cameron’s leadership and is ideally positioned to fulfill the strategic growth path that has been set in motion,” said Keith Nellesen, NUVI Chair and onboarding CEO. “He will be missed and we wish him the best in his future endeavors. My focus moving forward will be to continue the fast-paced growth trajectory while bringing online new and expanded capability in our Social Media Suite through both development and partnerships.”
More than 1,200 companies, organizations and higher education institutions use NUVI’s SaaS-based Social Media Suite globally. It has 85 customers in Utah. The NUVI Social Media Suite is a SaaS-based listening, monitoring and reporting tool that captures and displays millions of conversations from the social sphere—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube, Delicious, Reddit, WordPress blogs and more than 20 million RSS feeds—in real time.
NUVI is rapidly becoming the tool of choice for innovative and socially intelligent organizations and is the exclusive partner in the wire service industry of the world’s leading commercial newswire, Business Wire, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. NUVI reports are a component of Business Wire’s exclusive GMSM (Global-Mobile-Social Measurable) service.