PHILADELPHIA, March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iQ Media (www.iq.media), the leader in real-time TV measurement for marketers and advertisers, today announces its new Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Kohn. A veteran in the media and TV analytics space, Kohn served as the CRO of data management company Lotame, where he delivered year-over-year growth, led their global expansion into the APAC, EMEA, and LATAM markets, as well as increased revenues by 4x over his four-year tenure. Kohn joins iQ Media as the company leads the industry into a new era of TV measurement, defined by real-time analytics around earned audience values, tune in/tune out events, sponsorship investments, local ad spend and logo detection, and competitor intelligence.
With over 25 years of sales, marketing and business development experience in software and online technologies, Kohn will drive iQ Media’s corporate strategy and product expansion, with an eye toward redefining the way brands can effectively measure the impact and influence of their paid and earned media investments across TV, online and social media. Kohn’s early plans include forging partnerships with complementary technologies that will correlate iQ Media’s data streams with local, social, mobile and global consumer behaviors to a brand’s TV and media investments.
“Kevin’s approach to scaling a business across sales, marketing, product and services will undoubtedly cement iQ Media’s leadership in the TV measurement space, as marketers demand more accurate and powerful data to finally understand their marketing investments and audience impact, in real-time," said John Derham, Head of Innovation and Co-founder, iQ Media.
“Edison is excited to have Kevin lead iQ Media on the next chapter of their growth,” said Michael Kopelman, General Partner of Edison Partners. “Kevin has been an active participant in the Edison community and I’m confident he will guide the business to new heights.”
"The convergence of ad-tech and mar-tech continues to drive demand for more timely and meaningful TV Data, and iQ Media is reshaping the way brands measure the impact TV has on their paid and earned marketing spend,” added Kohn. “I am excited to join such a talented team, with what we believe is the most powerful media analytics platform in the market.”
Prior to Lotame, Kohn served as Senior Vice President & GM of General Markets at LivePerson, Inc., a market leader in real-time intelligent customer engagement. In this role, Kohn led a team of 50 sales and services professionals to deliver its solutions for the General Markets Business.
Founded in 2010, iQ Media has helped hundreds of brands measure the impact of their paid and earned media in real-time across TV, online news and social networks. The company works with brands such as 3M, DreamWorks, Google, Intel, Mercedes-Benz, and the NHL to help them better value their media investments through a single platform that provides real-time listening, measurement and signaling data across TV, online, and social media. iQ Media is backed by GMH Ventures and Edison Partners.
About iQ Media
iQ Media is the pioneer of real-time TV measurement, changing the way marketers access and evaluate their brand performance across earned and paid media. With over 22 million hours of TV content from 210 DMAs, iQ Media delivers heard and seen logo recognition, competitor data, industry benchmarks and local to national-level audience data. Serving brands such as 3M, DreamWorks, Google, Intel, Mercedes-Benz, and the NHL, iQ Media provides a single, user-friendly platform that helps marketing, PR and customer insights teams better understand earned and paid media TV ROI, moments after it happens. For more information, please visit www.iq.media
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