Phizzle Names Christina Mixon Head of Business Development for Sports Properties

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“I am so pleased to be joining Phizzle, a company I know well and have worked with as a client in my tenure with the NBA,” stated Ms. Mixon.

Phizzle Inc., a leading technology provider of advanced mobile marketing products and digital advertising solutions, today announced that Christina Mixon has been named Vice President of Business Development for Sports.

Ms. Mixon brings extensive experience in creative execution of sponsored fan engagement programs and technology broadcast development experience to Phizzle through her previous positions held at the National Basketball Association and ESPN/ABC Sports.

In her new role, Ms. Mixon will report directly to Mike Maleski who oversees sales. She will work with Phizzle’s executive team to create long-term development strategies for the company’s rapidly expanding roster of professional, collegiate and high school sports properties, as well as corporate sponsors. Additionally, Ms. Mixon will foster the development of new multi-media activation programs to establish and develop relationships between brands, fans and teams.    

“We are thrilled to have such an experienced professional as Christina join our team,” says Ben Davis, chief executive officer, Phizzle. “She will be a major asset for our sports business development group, which is dedicated to continuously growing our company and delivering digital and mobile marketing tools to reward fan engagement for brands seeking to connect with their customers. There is no question that Christina will help us deliver the ‘Phizzle Experience’ and exceed all of our expectations.”

Prior to joining Phizzle, Ms. Mixon was Director at the National Basketball Association, responsible for the in-arena entertainment programs and worked extensively with the NBA’s marketing group to utilize new technologies to create additional sponsorship opportunities for broadcast and stadium/arena displays.

Preceding the NBA, she was associated with ESPN/ABC Sports and launched a series of new technology platforms for network productions including Sunday Night Baseball, NBC on ESPN/ABC and ESPN2 Cold Pizza. In 2008, Ms. Mixon worked with the Beijing Olympic Broadcast Organization to create display large-screen graphic templates for the basketball venue and provided technology training for local-based video operators.

“I am so pleased to be joining Phizzle, a company I know well and have worked with as a client in my tenure with the NBA,” stated Ms. Mixon. “Phizzle’s technology is unequalled in its innovative approach to helping sports organizations connect with fans across every digital channel and engage with them in an actionable way to generate the greatest ROI.”

About Phizzle
Phizzle, Inc. is a leading technology provider of advanced mobile marketing products and digital advertising solutions. Phizzle redefines how brands effectively use digital and mobile marketing tools to deliver revenue and results. Serving as a mobile channel for brands to navigate through the digital landscape, Phizzle enables clients and partners to deploy targeted and measurable campaigns while delivering real-time results. A leader in the mobile space, Phizzle has evolved into a digital agency offering social and online solutions.

The proven results have earned Phizzle the title of official mobile/digital solutions provider for Home Team Marketing, America’s premier high school marketing platform, as well as a client list consisting of professional sports teams/leagues, entertainment and media companies, wireless carriers, retail establishments and Fortune 500 brands.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with sales offices located in New York and Cleveland, Phizzle’s mobile solutions include a web-based SMS platform, Broadcaster iXTM, which converts mobile SMS and social responses from fans into a visual engaging format compatible with any video screen and PhizzleBiz, a SMS mobile marketing platform designed for small and medium sized businesses.

For more information about Phizzle, please visit us at http://www.phizzle.com or call 877-744-9953 or text “Phizzle” to 74499. Join our Facebook community at https://www.facebook.com/phizzleinc or follow us on Twitter at @phizzle.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Beth Trier
VP, Communications for Phizzle
btrier(at)phizzle.com
415-285-6147

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