AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spredfast®, the leading independent social marketing software provider, today announced the appointment of Blake Chandlee, investor and former Facebook VP of Global Partnerships, to the company's board of directors.
Previously, Chandlee served as the first international Facebook employee, opening their London office and expanding the Facebook brand across APAC, LATAM, & EMEA. Chandlee returned to the US to lead the Facebook global partnerships team through the IPO, focused on identifying, launching and scaling organizational structure, systems and teams.
“As an early executive at Facebook, Chandlee has a deep understanding of the current market, bringing to our team an extensive background in business development, scaling and partner strategy,” said Rod Favaron, CEO of Spredfast. “Blake’s Facebook expertise and unique insight into the market will help strengthen our partnerships and further position Spredfast for success as we continue to grow and evolve with the market.”
“Spredfast is in a unique position to take advantage of deep partnerships with leading social networks and an active open ecosystem of industry leading partners. Spredfast’s products are truly market leading in the value they deliver enterprises and agencies and they have a deep, passionate and experienced team,” said Blake Chandlee. “Success in this market requires constant innovation, adaptability and an understanding of the needs of the enterprise customer, which Spredfast has clearly demonstrated over its history.”
Spredfast is transforming the way companies connect with consumers. Spredfast's smart social software enables companies to build lasting relationships with today's digitally connected consumer. Brand and media companies use the Spredfast Social Software Platform to manage, integrate, and amplify social content across any digital touch point in real time. With global reach, Spredfast customers manage over one billion social connections across 84 countries. More than 650 customers, including all five major broadcast networks and fifty percent of Interbrand's 2016 World's Best Brands, have partnered with Spredfast to create first-class social experiences.