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Company Overview of ChaCha Search, Inc.

Company Overview

ChaCha Search, Inc. provides a real-time mobile and online answers service. The company owns and operates a natural language question and answer database; and allows users to ask questions from via online, smartphone applications, text, voice, and social networks. It offers real-time information and answers in the areas of galleries, quizzes, business, culture, entertainment, health, lifestyle, lookup, politics, science and technology, sports, and travel. ChaCha Search, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in Carmel, Indiana with additional offices in New York, New York; and Los Angeles, California.

14550 Clay Terrace Boulevard

Suite 130

Carmel, IN 46032

United States

Founded in 2005





Key Executives for ChaCha Search, Inc.

Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Revenue officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ChaCha Search, Inc. Key Developments

ChaCha Announces New Appointments

ChaCha announced the addition of Marc Gordonson, Monica Thomas Kamradt, and Elana Miller to the sales team as regional vice presidents and Thom Geraghty as director of integrated marketing. The sales and marketing team will lead national and regional advertising campaigns for ChaCha and Social Reactor. Marc Gordonson draws from over 17 years of experience driving engagement strategies for Fortune 500 brands. Most recently, as director of sales at MyLikes Social Media, he led launch campaigns for brands such as ABC, CBS, NBC, Sony and Universal. Monica Thomas Kamradt's track record of success includes 16 years of experience in media and publishing. Elana Miller is a seasoned digital strategist and sales director with an extensive record of selling custom, integrated marketing programs in online, mobile and social media.

ChaCha Search, Inc. Adds Dan Hodges as President

ChaCha Search, Inc. announced the addition of Dan Hodges as President. In this role, Hodges will leverage his extensive experience to oversee all efforts in sales, marketing, business development and public relations functions for the company. Dan brings over 20 years of experience as a pioneer at forward-thinking, technologydriven companies and will contribute the knowledge and energy need to expand ChaCha’s momentum on multiple screens. Prior to joining ChaCha, Hodges served as chief revenue officer at Verve Mobile, where he oversaw all national advertising initiatives for the company’s premium national and local mobile ad network.

ChaCha Announces Executive Appointments

ChaCha announced the addition of David Slade and Mark Calabrese as General Managers to its executive team. Slade will manage expansion of the company's business in the online Q&A space. Calabrese will lead development and implementation of the company's mobile apps, executing the company's vision and strategy to lead in the Q&A category on all device platforms, including iOS and Android. Before joining the company, Slade consulted for content and ecommerce startups. Before joining the company, Calabrese was the Director of Global Services for Thomas Reuters Elite. Slade will be based in the company's recently opened San Francisco office while Calabrese will be based at the company's national headquarters in Carmel, Indiana. Both will report to CEO Scott Jones.

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