Jigsaw Data Corp. Appoints New VP of Engineering: Ed Komo to Lead All Development and Engineering Functions

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Jigsaw Data Corp., the online marketplace for buying, selling and trading business contact information, appointed Ed Komo to lead all development and engineering functions as the new VP of engineering.

Jigsaw Data Corporation, the online global marketplace for buying, selling and trading business contact information, announced that it has appointed Ed Komo as vice president of engineering. Ed will apply his e-commerce experience at Hotwire.com and AllBusiness.com. to oversee all development and engineering functions of the Jigsaw technology platform, along with business intelligence, the data warehouse, accounting, backoffice reconciliation systems and operations.

“The Jigsaw database is expanding by 10,000 new contacts a day, drawing an increasing amount of activity in the marketplace as members buy, sell, and trade these fresh contacts,” said Jim Fowler, CEO and co-founder of Jigsaw. “Ed’s experience in building the highly trafficked Hotwire.com site will be pivotal in handling the constantly increasing volumes of traffic to the Jigsaw site.”

Ed Komo joins Jigsaw from Hotwire.com, one of the most popular travel sites worldwide, where he was the vice president of engineering. Prior to Hotwire, Ed served as chief architect for 2Logix Corp, where he designed the company's technology platform. He has also held senior engineering and management positions at AllBusiness.com, Context Integration, Oracle Corporation and Honeywell Bull.

Ed holds a bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

“The Jigsaw marketplace takes an entirely different technical approach to database development and management and is driving a disruptive change in the data industry in the process,” said Ed Komo, vice president of engineering for Jigsaw. “I look forward to helping Jigsaw build out its technology platform to support its mission to provide accurate and complete business contact information for every organization on the planet.”

About Jigsaw

Jigsaw (http://www.jigsaw.com) is an online marketplace where members buy, sell and trade business contact information. Jigsaw offers a directory of business contacts that shortens the time required of sales, marketing and HR professionals to find the contacts they need. The database is built and maintained by the global membership, resulting in the most up-to-date corporate directory in existence. Jigsaw Data Corporation is located in San Mateo, Calif., and is funded by El Dorado Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners.

Contact:

Alice Khounta

Antenna Group Public Relations (for Jigsaw)

415-977-1916

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