Portland, OR, June 23, 2010 — Janrain, Inc., (www.janrain.com) provider of the leading user management platform for the social web, today announced that Paul Salzinger has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Paul brings to Janrain three decades of experience building and leading sales teams in technology, software and broadband. He will be responsible for growing sales of Janrain’s User Management Platform (JUMP), which enables online businesses to manage all aspects of user engagement and measurement.
“Paul is a welcome addition to our team with thirty years of proven experience building successful sales organizations at market leading companies in the technology sector,” said Brian Kissel, CEO of Janrain, Inc. “His expertise in developing long term client relationships and scaling sales teams will be an exceptional asset to our team as we continue to expand the deployment of our platform solutions across a number of industries, including retail, entertainment, media and technology.”
Paul most recently served as national sales director for EarthLink New Edge Networks. In that position, Paul also launched the Retail Broadband Alliance, a consortium of over 200 broadband product and service companies, to deliver complete retail wide area network (WAN) solutions targeting large U.S. retailers. Prior to Earthlink New Edge Networks, Paul held Vice President positions with Ensequence, Inc., an interactive TV authoring software company, and Excite@Home, one of the first high-speed Internet service providers.
Paul began his career as the founding sales director of Lotus, and went on to hold sales management positions with Ashton Tate/Borland and AOL where he pioneered new distribution channels and opened new global markets.
The Janrain Customer Identity and Access Management platform helps brands build a unified view of their customers across all devices by collecting accurate customer profile data to power personalized marketing. The proprietary platform encompasses social login, registration, customer profile data storage, customer segments, customer insights, single sign-on, and engagement. Janrain powers customer identity management for brands like Pfizer, Samsung, Whole Foods, Fox News, Philips, Marvel, and Dr Pepper. Founded in 2002, Janrain is based in Portland, Oregon, with offices in London, Paris, and the Silicon Valley in California. For more information, please visit www.janrain.com and follow @janrain.
Jenny Davis, Dotted Line Communications