Seattle - January 7, 2008. Medio, Inc., the leading provider of mobile search and advertising solutions, today announced it has named Eugene M. Kuerner as Vice President of Engineering and Cheryl Scott as Vice President of Carrier Deployments. These additions boost Medio’s leadership team, helping the company to maintain its aggressive growth.
As Vice President of Engineering, Kuerner will be responsible for enhancing Medio’s current technology platform, as well as producing the next generation of mobile search and advertising solutions.He will also oversee Medio’s development team.As Vice President of Carrier Deployments, Scott will manage Medio’s deployment team, responsible for efficiently deploying search solutions for operators such as Verizon, T-Mobile USA and T-Mobile International.Both Scott and Kuerner will report to Chief Operating Officer, Rob Lilleness.
“We are pleased to add Eugene and Cheryl to our team at this exciting time in our company’s growth,” said Lilleness. “We continue to expand our leadership position with more tier-one carrier partners than any other search provider, while pioneering in mobile search and advertising.Cheryl and Eugene both have excellent track records for delivering results and in-depth knowledge in their respective areas, allowing us to continue to expand and excel in 2008 and beyond.”
Kuerner’s background includes more than 20 years of product development experience, including 11 years of senior software development leadership, technology management and business development. As a General Manager at Microsoft, Kuerner led technical teams for MSN.com and Live.com. Prior to Microsoft, Kuerner managed software development teams at The Walt Disney Company and Sun Microsystems. Kuerner earned a Master of Science in Engineering Management and Computer Engineering from the University of Santa Clara, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical and Computational Sciences from Stanford University.
Scott has more than 25 years experience in delivering software solutions to international companies, with 14 years of senior leadership in software design and operational excellence. As a consultant to Universal Electronics, Scott drove multiple releases of award-winning embedded consumer products for mobile platforms, helped develop the company’s product strategy for Nevo, and managed development relationships with partners including Hewlett-Packard. Prior to Universal, she served as Vice President of Internet Services Group at Trilogy and held management roles at Microsoft, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Execucom Systems. She earned an MBA in Management Information Systems from Indiana University, and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois.
Medio delivers best-in-class mobile search and advertising solutions that help mobile operators and publishers implement the best customer experience and allow advertisers to reach their intended target audiences. Created specifically for mobile, Medio Mobile Search combines an intuitive, effortless user interface with powerful recommendation and personalization technologies.
Leveraging the precise targeting capabilities of the mobile search platform, Medio enables advertisers to identify and reach audiences who are interested in what they’re selling—at just the right time—and achieve the best results for their campaigns. Through unique partnerships with mobile carriers and mobile publishers, ads are integrated into the mobile search experience, where increased relevance drives maximum response.
Medio’s customers and partners are leading mobile operators, publishers and advertisers, including: Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile International and USA, Telus Mobility and CBS Sports Mobile.
For more information visit: www.medio.com.