Alexander will lead the company's engineers who write the code used by more than 11 million ShopSavvy users.
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 27, 2011
ShopSavvy, the leading mobile shopping assistant, today announced that it has named Jason Alexander vice president of engineering. In this role, Alexander will lead the company's engineers who write the code used by more than 11 million ShopSavvy users.
“Jason has had significant experience and an impressive record of achievement in leading development teams at companies like Match.com and Telligent,” said Alexander Muse, co-founder and CEO of ShopSavvy. “He will serve an important role in coordinating the efforts of our developers as we continue to expand ShopSavvy’s capabilities and enhance the user experience.”
Prior to joining ShopSavvy, Alexander served as director of development, fraud prevention, for Match.com, where he consolidated the company’s fraud operations and developed fraud prevention strategies resulting in two patents. Before Match.com, Alexander served as director of technology for D Magazine Partners.
Alexander is best known for co-founding Telligent, the enterprise collaboration and community software company. As Telligent’s chief technology officer from 2004 to 2009, Alexander helped grow the company to 150 employees and raise $20 million in Series A financing from Intel Capital.
Alexander began his career with AudioNet/Broadcast.com, the company that Mark Cuban later sold to Yahoo. He attended the University of North Texas, where he studied computer science.
ShopSavvy is the leading mobile shopping assistant, with more than 20 million downloads and 11 million current unique users. ShopSavvy empowers smartphone users to quickly and seamlessly locate, research and buy products at the point of sale. When users scan a barcode or input a product name, they discover where the item is sold locally and online, where it’s in stock and at what price. ShopSavvy aggregates product data, deals, ratings and reviews from retailers, partners and its own users to provide the most comprehensive source of information and advice for mobile shoppers anywhere. For advertisers, ShopSavvy delivers “hyper-relevant” deals, promotions, warranty offers, and other UPC/GPS-targeted content to consumers. For more information, visit http://shopsavvy.mobi.