REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/13 -- Turn (www.turn.com), the cloud marketing platform, announced the appointment of Chris Lee as senior vice president of human resources, a new global position. The former head of HR at Taleo, an enterprise software company, Chris brings more than 30 years of talent acquisition, development and leadership experience to this role.
"Chris has a very impressive software and SaaS background, having worked to build companies of all sizes and stages of growth, including helping scale the Taleo team to 1,700 people and a $1.9 billion valuation," says Bill Demas, president and CEO, Turn. "He will play a crucial role in expanding and developing Turn's global talent footprint as the leading cloud marketing platform."
Lee was recently head of HR at Taleo, a SaaS human resources solution company, which he helped grow substantially prior to its acquisition by Oracle in 2012. He previously served in human resources leadership roles at Apple, Autodesk, BigBand Networks, Borland, Micromuse and Niku Corporation.
"Turn is the acknowledged leader in the technology that marketers rely on to make decisions and deliver insights and business results," says Chris Lee, svp of human resources, Turn. "I'm looking forward to helping grow our teams in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific to meet the huge demand for our data-driven solutions in new markets and new advertiser categories."
Turn provides two real-time marketing platforms: Audience Suite, an enterprise data management platform, and Campaign Suite, a digital media buying platform for video, mobile, social, and display advertising. Turn works with the world's top brands, agencies and trading desks including Aegis, AT&T, Chrysler, Experian, IPG/Mediabrands, OMG and Vivaki.
Turn delivers real-time insights that transform the way leading advertising agencies and marketers make decisions. Our cloud applications and Internet-scale architecture work together to provide a complete picture of customers, execute cross-channel campaigns, and connect with a worldwide ecosystem of more than 100 partners. Turn is headquartered in Silicon Valley and provides its platform, products, and services worldwide. For more information, visit turn.com or follow @turnplatform.
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