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Livefyre Expands East Coast Presence by Opening New York Office

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013

Livefyre, the leading provider of real-time social software, today announced it has opened a new office in New Yorks Chelsea District to support its East Coast customer base. The New York office will house employees representing Client Solutions, Brand Partnerships, Lead Generation and East Coast Sales.

Livefyre is quickly ramping up its New York based employees to support the over 200 leading digital publishers and media and entertainment brands that it counts as customers, many of them based in New York and throughout the East Coast.

As Livefyres Enterprise customer base continues to grow, so has our need to increase our on the ground workforce in New York. Our new office will be able to support our East Coast based customers more effectively by being in their time zone, explained Livefyre founder and CEO Jordan Kretchmer. Being close to our customers and in the middle of New Yorks media and technology scene is a huge advantage for Livefyre as our network expands.

Bruce Ableson, Livefyres newly named VP of Client Solutions commented, Im thrilled to be a part of Livefyres expanding New York team. This location will be crucial in helping Livefyre maintain its high level of customer service and ability to create strategic solutions for companies looking to integrate social throughout their sites and apps.

Livefyres New York Office is located in Chelsea at 122 West 26th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY, 10001.

About Livefyre

Livefyre is bringing social to the rest of the web, helping brands build engaging real-time conversations and community around their owned content. The companys suite of real-time products are defining a new breed of web and mobile experiences that boost website traffic, increase user engagement and drive revenue. As the sixth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for leading brands including American Idol, AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX, Newsweek/Daily Beast, Showtime, Sports Illustrated and The New York Times.

Founded in 2009, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in San Francisco by the San Francisco Business Times. For more information, visit http://www.livefyre.com.


Cireson Expands European Presence with Opening of London Office

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 20, 2014

Over the last three years, Cireson has emerged as a world leading authority on Microsoft System Center, offering apps and services around the revolutionary platform and continually innovating with solutions such as the Cireson Portal and Asset Management for Service Manager. As a preeminent voice of the community and with a far-reaching customer base in over 45 countries, Cireson now is excited to expand their global footprint, increasing their strong presence within and around Europe.

Paul Sutton, Cireson co-founder remarked, London is one of the top business hubs internationally with close proximity to Europe. We have tripled our customer base in just 12 months, which is incredible, and a testament to the dedication and enthusiasm of the Microsoft System Center community. Being based in London now allows Cireson to be even closer to our customers, a highly qualified talent pool, and industry thought leaders. London is the digital heart of Europe, and we are proud to now officially be part of it all.

The Cireson team is very pleased to add this new location as a main hub for U.K and European sales and support operations that align with local time zones. With offices currently in San Diego, Park City, Houston, New York, San Francisco, and Seattle, this will be the organizations first move outside of North America, which is a major milestone and a thrilling development for the company.

We have seen strong growth in the British market in 2014 and have acquired many new customers and partners. said Chris Lim, the UK Sales Manager who recently joined the Cireson team. Im extremely excited to come on board at a time when expansion is such a key part of Ciresons success. It makes sense to be physically present with a local team in order to support our rapidly growing U.K community.

In 2015 Cireson plans to persevere in their unrelenting pursuit for constant innovation and re-imagination within the IT realm. Their team of devoted, fanatical experts continue to change the game for analysts, end users, and help-desks everywhere. Keep an eye out for some big news in early 2015 with the announcement of Ciresons Password Reset app.

Also, join Cireson for the webinar detailing this new announcement by registering for the “Cireson Now in the UK” webinar here. (Wednesday, Dec. 10th, 2014 @ 10am GMT)

About Cireson:

Cireson is a world-leading authority on Microsoft System Center. With 100% focus on the revolutionary platform, their team of experts deliver full-service System Center and Asset Management solutions to medium and large enterprises. Through their customer-centric Cireson Consulting Services and platform-extending applications available through the Cireson Store they offer clients a dynamic System Center experience that is unparalleled. Cireson is located in San Diego with offices throughout North America, and proudly boasts some of the brightest and most fanatical IT professionals in the industry. To learn more about Cireson, visit http://www.cireson.com.


Livefyre Expands Leadership Team with Key Executive Hires

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

Livefyre, provider of the leading real-time conversation and social curation platform, today announced the appointment of two prominent industry executives. Ramana Rao has joined Livefyre as its new Chief Technology Officer and Pierre Wolff has been named as the companys Vice President of Corporate and Business Development.

Rao is a high profile entrepreneur and digital thought leader in the Bay Area. Previously, he served as VP of Product for The Washington Post Company after it acquired iCurrent, a personal news aggregator that he founded. Rao previously spun Inxight Software, Inc. out from the legendary Xerox PARC. As Inxights Chief Technology Officer, he was responsible for the strategic vision and architecture of the company’s products and technologies. Raos pioneering work in information visualization and text analytics includes 25 patents and patent applications and many highly-cited research papers. He has also spoken at many influential conferences including TED, Next 20 Years, DEMO, and the International Design Conference in Aspen.

In his role as CTO of Livefyre, Rao will oversee product development and the infrastructure that powers social experiences for more than 550 enterprise customers, delivering over 1 billion page views each month. As Livefyre rapidly expands, Rao will be charged with ensuring the Livefyre network, currently the 4th largest on the web, can continue to deliver a superior experience for Livefyre customers and their users.

Livefyre is in an incredible market position, Rao stated. Very few companies have the rare combination of strong demand, exceptional talent and product offerings that truly make a difference for their customers. I look forward to helping Livefyre scale the products, platform and organization.

Livefyre also announced the appointment of Pierre Wolff as VP of Corporate and Business Development, who will lead M&A and strategic partnerships for the company. Wolff has deep experience with early and mid-stage startups, most recently serving as Managing Director to a corporate development advisory, E-coSearch Inc., working with startups on M&A and business development transactions. Prior to that he was VP, Business Development at Imperium, an online security company and served as Co-Founder and CEO of the video classification services company AdPassage. An internet pioneer, Wolff has served as VP, Business Development for early social network, Tribe.net; financial information service, Revere Data; first pay per action ad network, Impulse! Buy Network (acquired by Inktomi) and first online payment system, First Virtual Holdings. Wolff started his career at Reuters in 1994, where he helped them evaluate business opportunities on the then nascent Internet. Wolff also holds advisory board seats for a number of tech companies including ReplyBuy, Fanplayr Inc., Tout and WebServius.

Livefyre founder and CEO Jordan Kretchmer commented, Livefyre is excited to welcome these well known executives who will take us to the next level as a leading enterprise technology company. Rao is a highly regarded pioneer within the tech community and his contribution will be instrumental in helping us grow our best-in-class engineering team. Wolffs experience providing strategy in pricing, go-to-market strategies and M&A will be invaluable as we enter our next stage of aggressive growth.

Both Rao and Wolff will be based in the company’s San Francisco headquarters.

About Livefyre

Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. With Livefyre’s social CMS, brands can integrate real-time social content into their websites, mobile apps, advertisements and television broadcasts to increase viewer engagement, boost website traffic and drive revenue. As the fourth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 550 leading brands including American Idol, AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony Playstation, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times and Universal Music Group. Livefyre also acquired social storytelling platform Storify in September 2013.

Founded in 2009 with offices in San Francisco, New York and London, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. For more information, visit http://www.livefyre.com or follow us Twitter and Instagram at @livefyre or @storify.