SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) November 02, 2011
MojoPages (http://www.MojoPages.com), the People-Powered Yellow Pages and local listings search engine, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Federman to the role of CEO. Federman, who has acted as the company’s COO and president for more than two years, will step in for Jon Carder, who will continue on as chairman, but will now be able to exclusively focus on his role as CEO of MOGL.com a new spin-out company of MojoPages.
With nearly twenty-five years of experience leading long-established corporations and startup brands to success, Federman has helped guide the MojoPages team by strategically gaining market share among the likes of Yelp, Local.com and CitySearch. In fact, under his direction, MojoPagescelebrated profitability for the first time this summer.
“Jeff's proven track record of building strong teams, providing thoughtful leadership, negotiating equitable partnerships and having a deep understanding of the local search space, are all critical factors that have led us to our newly-found profitability as a company,” said Jon Carder, chairman of the board for MojoPages. “There truly is no one else more qualified to take on this role – and we couldn’t be happier for him.”
MojoPages has extensive media partnerships, as well as key relationships with the biggest Yellow Page providers in local search. MojoPages also provides a weekly business awards platform (MojoAwards), which can be found in markets throughout the United States. Today, more than three million people use MojoPages.comevery month.
“Despite MojoPages’ many achievements so far, there is still so much untapped potential that I am eager to pursue as CEO,” said Federman. “I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead such a talented team through our next phase of growth – together we have a great opportunity to continue accelerating profitability and deliver ongoing success to our media partners, SMBs and consumers.”
Prior to joining MojoPages in 2009, Federman spent more than twenty years in the broadcast industry, holding a variety of executive leadership roles including a position as senior vice president and market manager for CBS Radio Los Angeles. While overseeing seven top radio properties, his team hit record ratings and revenue growth. The combination of his creative vision and an innate ability to empower a team sets Federman apart as a dynamic leader in any role he takes on.
In addition to his new role as CEO, Federman is also a co-founder of MOGL.com, the first customer loyalty platform of its kind that relies on psychology, technology and game mechanics to reward consumers for dining out at their favorite restaurants.
MojoPages.com is the People Powered Yellow Pages. MojoPages redefines what was commonly known as the Yellow Pages by empowering family, friends and neighbors to connect and share trusted reviews about local businesses in its vibrant online community. By combining consumer reviews with helpful tools such as coupons, pictures, videos and maps, MojoPages makes selecting the best local businesses easier and more efficient. Providing the much needed transparency into how businesses are truly treating their customers has made MojoPages one of the fastest-growing local search companies today. For more information, please visit http://www.MojoPages.com.