Kurt brings a unique understanding of the growing role technology plays in architecting modern digital brands
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2008
SolutionSet, the brand technology company, today announced the appointment of Kurt Garbe as the Company's Chief Executive Officer. Garbe succeeds Alex Kaplinsky who will continue serving as Chairman and managing partner devoted to expanding SolutionSet operations and services. Garbe will assume the duties of SolutionSet's Chief Executive Officer immediately.
"Kurt brings a unique understanding of the growing role technology plays in architecting modern digital brands," said Kaplinsky. "This vision combined with his experience driving growth within professional services companies makes him an ideal leader for the next stages of SolutionSet's growth."
Garbe comes to SolutionSet from Adobe, where he served as an entrepreneur in residence responsible for the company's PDF on-line Advertising service. Prior to joining Adobe, he served as CEO of Movaris and COO of Asera. Garbe also previously served as COO of USWeb/CKS where he played a key role in expanding the company from 400 to 3,000 employees, creating the largest pure play Internet services firm in less than two years.
Garbe also has worked as a consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton and was a partner at Gemini Consulting. Garbe has a bachelor's of science in electrical engineering from Clarkson University, a master's of science in engineering from Cornell University and a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business where he graduated with distinction.
"SolutionSet has become a leading interactive agency by fusing brand and technology to drive solutions," said Garbe. "This approach will increasingly define the modern agency and puts SolutionSet at the center of the fastest growing segment of the interactive services market."
SolutionSet is an agency that combines user-centered creative and leading-edge technology to deliver the next new thinking in web development, digital marketing, and brand experience. Marquee customers including Autodesk, Chevron, eBay, Merck, Nokia, Plantronics, SAP, VeriSign, and Visa. The Company is based in Palo Alto with an office in San Francisco. For more information about SolutionSet, please visit http://www.solutionset.com