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Company Overview of Wanderful Media, LLC

Company Overview

Wanderful Media, LLC operates as a digital local discovery shopping company. It owns and operates Find n Save, a network of local shopping portals for newspapers. The company’s Find n Save is a local search platform where consumers can find the best local deals. Wanderful Media, LLC was formerly known as ShopCo Holdings and changed its name to Wanderful Media in September 2012. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Los Gatos, California with a development and operations office in Chico, California.

100 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road

Los Gatos, CA 95032

United States

Founded in 2011

Phone:

530-343-6400

Fax:

408-884-8919

Key Executives for Wanderful Media, LLC

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 45
Founder
Age: 51
Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President of Product and Design
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Wanderful Media, LLC Key Developments

Wanderful Media Appoints Lisa Romano as Chief Marketing Officer

Wanderful Media appointed Lisa Romano as chief marketing officer. Romano was part of the company's founding team, serving as consulting chief marketing officer. She will lead all corporate marketing, customer acquisition, social media, public relations and analyst relations initiatives. Prior to Wanderful Media, Romano was founder and principal of consulting firm Atherton Marketing.

Wanderful Media Announces Executive Appointments

Wanderful Media announced it has added two accomplished Silicon Valley veterans to its growing management team. Steve Trefethen will serve as chief technology officer, while Grace Chan has been appointed as vice president of product management. Both formerly worked at MerchantCircle (acquired by Reply!), and have previous experience at Silicon Valley technology companies. Trefethen brings Wanderful Media 20 years of high tech experience, with a strong focus in the digital media industry. He previously held roles as vice president of technology at Reply!, and as senior member of technical staff at MerchantCircle. Trefethen also held senior engineering roles at Borland, CodeGear, Microsoft and Falafel Software. Chan too is an accomplished veteran of Silicon Valley's dynamic digital media industry. Prior to Wanderful Media, she was director of merchant monetization at MerchantCircle where she was responsible for all activities related to merchant revenue growth including direct sales, ecommerce and paid product launches. Prior to MerchantCircle, Chan held various posts at Yahoo! and Intel.

Wanderful Media Appoints Doug Kilponen as Chief Operating Officer

Wanderful Media announced the appointment of Doug Kilponen as its chief operating officer. Bringing nearly 20 years of experience in business development, product management, customer acquisition and product marketing, Kilponen will oversee all business units and collaborate with CEO Ben T. Smith, IV on strategic goals. Kilponen joins Wanderful Media from MerchantCircle, where he was senior vice president. As an original member of the MerchantCircle team, Kilponen held roles in product management, customer acquisition and business development. MerchantCircle was a profitable local Internet media company acquired last summer by Reply.com.

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