rVue Holdings, Inc. Appoints Peter Emerson to the Board of Directors
Former Advisor to Two Presidents and Harvard Teaching Fellow to Lend
Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Expertise
CHICAGO, Ill., March 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - rVue Holdings,
Inc. (OTCBB:RVUE) the premier advertising technology platform for digital
outdoor media announced today the addition of Peter Emerson to the Board of
Directors, effective March 6, 2013.
"Peter's experience in marketing, public relations, public policy, and
international markets will propel rVue's growth in 2013 and beyond. He is a
respected leader with a successful track record in new media, consumer
engagement and international distribution," comments Michael Mullarkey,
Executive Chairman of the Board. "As rVue continues to execute its strategy,
expand its reach, and invest in our future growth, we welcome Peter's
experience and global perspective."
Peter Emerson is an entrepreneur in business, social investment and public
policy. He is the founding partner of Emerson Associates International and
KAPE International, LLC, firms that provide creative and successful strategies
across multiple platforms for a wide range of clients and industries.
Peter serves as a director and the chairman of the Government Relations and
Ethics Committee for the Southern African Enterprise Development Fund, a $100
million fund operating in ten African countries. President Clinton appointed
him and he is the Co-Chair of the International Advisory Board of Business
Forward, an organization that advises and facilitates input from investors,
small business owners and senior executives to policymakers on a wide range of
critical national and international issues.
Peter graduated from New York University with a BA, magna cum laude, and from
Harvard Kennedy School of Government with a MPA.
Peter is involved with several initiatives at Harvard University where he has
been a teaching fellow and a guest lecturer (Peter was awarded a Certificate
of Distinction in Teaching two years in a row.) Among his current activities,
he is an Associate for Public Policy at the Division on Addictions, a
Cambridge teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and Chairman of the
task force on college gambling policies. Mr. Emerson is also a visiting fellow
at King's College London. He is the co-founder and co-host of three
quadrennial conferences on the Internet and politics.
Peter has contributed to the op-ed pages of The New York Times, Los Angeles
Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The San Diego Union Tribune,
The Washington Times and The Huffington Post. He is the author of "Utilizing
the Mass Media", Chapter 8 in Beyond the Beltway: Focusing on Hometown
Security, Recommendations for State and Local Domestic Preparedness Planning,
a Year after 9-11. This was a report of the executive session on domestic
preparedness, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Peter has served in various positions in the U.S. Senate and in the White
House including as Senior Advisor on Media Relations for Inflation to Dr.
Alfred Kahn, Advisor to President Carter on Inflation and Director of Media
Relations for the White House Conference on Small Business during the Carter
Administration. He has been an executive in advertising, marketing and public
relations firms as well as an International Marketing and Public Relations
Consultant to the Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Economic
Development, International Division, and to the Business Alliance for a New
President Carter appointed Peter to the National Advisory Committee on Oceans
and Atmosphere. Peter's avocation is ocean exploration and policy. He has
worked with Captain Jacques Yves-Cousteau and Dr. Sylvia Earle and was elected
to The Explorers Club and the American Academy of Underwater Sciences. He has
been certified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) as an
aquanaut and saturated in the Aquarius, the world's only underwater scientific
rVue Holdings, Inc. is an advertising technology company providing the digital
distribution platform for the Digital Outdoor Advertising industry. We connect
740,000 digital screens across 180 networks delivering access to 250 million
daily impressions in one simple platform. Backed by the industry's most
intuitive and intelligent platform, rVue has the technology, data and
expertise to connect brands and targeted consumers where and when it matters
most. For more information, please visit http://www.rvue.com.
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