Palo Alto (PRWEB) July 01, 2014
Ifeelgoods, the leader in frictionless distribution of branded rewards, announces today that Tim Welch has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development, to drive opportunities within advertising and promotional agencies. In this role, Tim will secure new partnerships as well as develop existing relationships including multinational advertising company Publicis Groupe, and their technology arm, VivaKi Ventures, a global leader in digital advertising solutions.
“As Ifeelgoods platform gets more and more traction, our focus is to hire senior executives with good knowledge of the reward and incentive industry to deepen our existing partnerships with agencies and set up new ones,” says Michael Amar, Ifeelgoods CEO & co-founder. “Tim Welch has the sales skills, the leadership and the expertise to help us scale the use of the Ifeelgoods platform to those partners.”
Last March, Ifeelgoods released a new platform to help marketers reward seamlessly their audiences with personalized gifts in a variety of solutions: advertising, CRM, commerce, social media, shopper marketing, Loyalty and others. Gifts delivered come from Ifeelgoods 100,000+ rewards catalog with content that ranges from movies, songs, games, apps, newspaper subscriptions and gift cards.
“In today’s digital world, the need for a new approach to rewards solutions is immense,” says Tim Welch. “With the ifeelgoods platform, marketers can now easily launch personalized and relevant promotions across dozens of online media channels anywhere, anytime, in a fraction of the normal deployment time. With its power and flexibility, this is the best turnkey digital rewards platform on the market -- it’s a complete game-changer, and I’m excited to be part of the team.”
Tim most recently served as Senior Vice President of sales for Zenclusive, a B2B-based rewards platform, where he built the initial base of participating merchants and incentive providers. Prior to that, Tim was Vice President of Sales at Offermatic, a card-linked offers platform. Previously, Tim was also Vice President of Advertiser Sales at TrialPay Inc., where he directed large scale new business efforts in the online advertising market, and built the company’s sales infrastructure and initial customer base. Tim has also held executive sales positions at MessageCast and MetaReward.
Ifeelgoods provides a frictionless platform that enables marketers to instantly reward their audiences in a variety of solutions - Commerce, CRM, Social Media, Shopper Marketing, Loyalty and others. Consumers can directly receive rewards from 100+ integrated apps including Facebook, Mailchimp, Salesforce, SurveyMonkey, Paypal and Zendesk. Gifts delivered come from Ifeelgoods' 100,000+ rewards catalog with content that ranges from movies, songs, games, apps, newspaper subscriptions, and gift cards. Brands like Walmart, Gap, L'Oreal and 150 other clients have used the Ifeelgoods platform to boost customer acquisition and retention.
Founded in 2010, Ifeelgoods' seasoned management team has deep roots in advertising, payments and retail. The company has offices in Palo Alto, California & Paris, France and is backed by blue chip investors including IDinvest, Tugboat Ventures, Kima Ventures and Quest Venture Partners.