From the Wires
BUMP Network Announces New Chief Operating Officer: Shannon Day
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 8, 2012 05:56 AM
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BUMP Network, the company providing revolutionary SaaS based data, registration, transaction, and membership management technology, announced today that Shannon Day has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer.
Day is a sales, marketing and operations leader with 20 years experience capturing new business, engineering business processes and driving innovative marketing campaigns that deliver profit growth and heighten customer engagement. Day has spent the last 10 years with Microsoft as a sales and marketing leader who most recently led a sales team responsible for driving $150M in revenue by defining and implementing sales processes, revitalizing accounts, and penetrating new target enterprise customers. Some of the customers that he worked with include Boeing, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Wells Fargo, Schwab and Visa.
Prior to this role, he was the US Chief Strategist leading the transformation of Microsoft to the multi-billion dollar business of Cloud Services and defining operational excellence for this new market. In his spare time he also founded Radar Sports and brought to market the Swim Radar, which established itself as a premier sports mobile app and built a client base of satisfied endurance athletes around the world. Day is also an Ironman Triathlete.
"Shannon is a very accomplished executive with a consistent track record of success," said Mitch Thrower, Founder and CEO of BUMP Network, Inc. "He brings his expertise and operational experience along with a proven track record in structuring and scaling software and technology. We look forward to his leadership as BUMP Network continues to grow."
"I'm extremely excited about the opportunity to join the BUMP team. The business model, customer base and partner ecosystems are ready for the BUMP Network solution offerings and I'm proud to help lead the business into the next phase of growth," said Day.
Earlier this week, BUMP Network announced a $2.3M round of financing bringing the total backing to $4.5M. Investors include Eric Schmidt's TomorrowVentures, Anduin Ventures, Chris Burch via JCB Investments, Moore Venture Partners, La Jolla Holding Co., DLA Piper Venture Fund, Wilson Sonsini Investment Co., H17E, Hany and Summer Girgis and several super angel investors.
About BUMP Network
BUMP Network also maintains its own membership platform for the 250 million registered vehicles and their drivers in the U.S. called BUMP.com. An integrated membership program, including a web and mobile messaging platform, BUMP.com will be rolling out new services in 2013, including roadside assistance and a broad range of benefits, privileges and discounts for BUMP.com members. Learn more and "claim your tag" at www.BUMP.com. More than 100,000 people are already registered on BUMP.com's beta site.
BUMP Network's unique office space overlooking the infamous La Jolla Cove is highlighted in the short "About Us:BUMP Network" video found atwww.youtube.com/watch?v=hDoLi3Px6wU.
BUMP Network is currently hiring. Open positions are listed at www.bump-network.com/about/careers-at-bump/
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