Mode Media Names Jack Rotolo as Interim CEO

Mode Media, a privately held Top 10 US Media Company, today announced the appointment of Jack Rotolo as Interim Chief Executive Officer, succeeding the company’s founder Samir Arora, who is stepping down as CEO but will continue to serve on the Board of Directors.

As part of the early executive team of Mode Media, formerly known as Glam Media, Jack spearheaded the company’s sales organization and was responsible for building operations in both the U.S. and internationally. A recognized leader in digital brand advertising, Jack has held various operational positions at Mode including President, Global Sales and Operations. Jack has a proven track record of building and managing sales operations and teams, which informed the Board’s decision to select him to lead the company as the Interim CEO.

Jack has more than 25 years of executive management experience with leading consumer and media technology brands including PepsiCo and Apple.

As Interim CEO, Jack Rotolo will be responsible for guiding the company’s leadership strategy in content and video. “Mode Media is poised to redefine social content for brands thanks in large part to Samir Arora’s dedication and vision. I am very excited about the opportunity to guide Mode Media forward as the leading social content and video platform for brands,” said Jack Rotolo.

About Mode Media
Mode Media is a top 10 U.S. media property with 137 million monthly U.S. unique users and 405 million unique users worldwide. Mode Media is building the largest independent premium video and content platform for creators powered by distribution and streaming technology that delivers targeted native videos, content and branded entertainment at scale in real-time.

Sources:
comScore Multi-Platform, February 2016
Mode Internal Data

For additional information regarding Mode Media, visit http://corp.mode.com/

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