The Series B round for Witherspoon’s Draper James brand was led by San Francisco-based Forerunner Ventures.
Kenshoo appoints Todd Herrold, Paul Kogan and Brian Quinn.
Kenshoo Social Appoints Todd Herrold as Senior Director, Product Marketing
Kenshoo Social has appointed Todd Herrold Senior Director, Product Marketing. Previously, Herrold served as Kenshoo Local’s Director, Product Strategy & Management. In his new role, Herrold leads the product marketing team for Kenshoo Social, a global technology platform that illuminates the value of social media for brands. Before joining Kenshoo, Herrold was General Manager of Yodle Local Search, handling all aspects of the local search website’s business unit, including strategy and planning, operations, and development. Prior to that, he directed product strategy and development for Register.com, AT&T and Timer Warner Cable – Road Runner.
Kenshoo Social Hires Paul Kogan as Director of U.S. East Coast Sales
Kenshoo Social has expanded its U.S. east coast sales operations by hiring Paul Kogan as Director of Sales. In his new role, Kogan will collaborate with advertisers and agencies to leverage the Kenshoo Social platform for creation, management, and optimization of Facebook ads. A Princeton University graduate, Kogan held key business development and operational roles at Microsoft and Deutsche Bank before becoming founder and chief executive officer of SchoolHub (an online community for students, parents and faculty in kindergarten through high school). From there, he went on to be vice president, commerce, at OMGPOP, a startup he helped grow into a multi-million-dollar operation that created the widely popular mobile application “Draw Something.” Before joining Kenshoo Social, Kogan was senior vice president, business development at Merchantry, a startup building ecommerce marketplaces for retailers and media companies.
Kenshoo Social Hires Brian Quinn as Director of U.S. West Coast Sales
Kenshoo Social has expanded its U.S. west coast sales operations by hiring Brian Quinn as Director of Sales. In his new role, Quinn will work closely with advertisers and agencies to license Kenshoo Social's technology platform as part of an integrated approach to social media, search marketing, and online advertising. Before joining Kenshoo Social, Quinn was head of business development for Experian Techlightment (an early Facebook application programming interface partner). Prior to that, he directed strategic accounts for AT&T, including Apple, eBay and Visa.