Local Corporation Names New VP of Technology
Company Continues Adding Talent Focused on Local Mobile Strategy
IRVINE, Calif. -- October 16, 2013
Local Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading online local media company, today
announced the appointment of Joe Lindsay as its new vice president of
In this role, Lindsay will be instrumental in leading the company's strategic
focus on mobile and the expansion of its powerful, next generation Krillion®
local shopping platform, in addition to other technology initiatives.
Lindsay started his career as an engineer for IBM and brings over 25 years of
experience leading technology and engineering for well-known public and
private companies. Most recently, Lindsay was vice president of engineering
for Brand Affinity Technologies, a sports-based marketing and technology
company, where he was responsible for developing the company’s innovative
fan-centric online transaction and content systems for mobile and desktop.
“Joe’s achievements in leading major strategic mobile and online initiatives
at industry-leading companies make him an extremely valuable addition as we
transition our focus to becoming a leader in local shopping and mobile,” said
Michael Sawtell, Local Corporation president and COO. “We are excited to have
a proven technology industry visionary join our team to lead our technology
efforts and look forward to leveraging his proven expertise to help drive our
Lindsay also held key leadership roles at Adforce, Inc. and Secured Funding
Corp. As part of the founding technical team at Adforce, he was responsible
for the network and systems architecture that enabled the company to
successfully IPO and become the second largest centralized ad delivery service
on the Internet.
Lindsay also founded eBuilt, Inc., a highly successful software development
company that led IT projects for several Fortune 500 companies. He also served
as vice president of technology for Autobytel, Inc. where he helped build the
company’s flagship property, myride.com.
About Local Corporation
Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM) is a leading online local media company that
connects brick-and-mortar businesses with over a million online and mobile
consumers each day using a variety of innovative digital marketing products.
To advertise, or for more information, visit: http://localcorporation.com.
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