New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2009
meetMoi, the leading mobile dating company in the United States and one of the first to utilize location-based technology, announced today that Alex Harrington has been appointed President. In this role, Alex will be overseeing the rapid expansion of the company as it continues to grow to meet surging consumer demand for mobile dating services. His present focus will be on forging commercial partnerships, opening new marketing channels, and overseeing new product launches, such as the recent introduction of virtual gifts. In addition, Alex will be heading up meetMoi's international expansion. Alex manages the day-to-day operations of the company, including all revenue generating activities and administrative functions.
Alex joins meetMoi with a significant track record of leadership in consumer Internet and mobile businesses. Prior to meetMoi, Alex was Senior Vice President, Strategy & Operations at Zagat Survey. In addition to overseeing Zagat's Interactive division, which includes ZAGAT.com and mobile business lines, he ran the IT and business development departments. Prior to Zagat, Alex worked at Sony BMG and Bertelsmann in various business development leadership roles. Alex began his career as an investment banker, most recently at The Beacon Group. He holds a BA from Williams College and an MBA from The Wharton School.
Longtime Internet industry veteran and CEO Andrew Weinreich said, "meetMoi's growth trajectory and upcoming product innovations will keep us at the industry forefront. We're thrilled to bring on an executive with Alex's depth of experience and industry knowledge. With the addition of Alex's leadership, we'll be able to serve our rapidly growing community even better."
"I'm excited to take on this role at such an innovative force in the interactive personals field. It's an exceptional time for meetMoi at this moment, as we're poised for multiple avenues of expansion." said Harrington. "meetMoi is looking forward to continuing to introduce groundbreaking services to lead the way in mobile interactive dating."
meetMoi is the first location-based mobile dating service available across all major carriers in the United States. It works on all devices that can access the Internet. meetMoi changes the way online singles connect by matching up users who are in the same place at the same time in the real world. It is available at no cost to sign up and $9.99/month for subscription service. meetMoi is based in New York and backed by venture capital firms Acadia Woods Partners and ETF Venture Funds.