Portland,OR—August 13, 2013— Janrain, the leading provider of user management solutions to help improve customer acquisition and intelligence, today announced the opening of their first Asia Pacific office located in Singapore. The new office is Janrain’s third international expansion in the past year, following the opening of a new datacenter in Australia and office in the U.K.
Karn Kongsawat has been appointed Janrain’s Asia Pacific regional director. Kongsawat has spent the last 15 years helping to build start-up technology companies in the U.S. and across Asia with companies such as Software.com (now Openwave) and Sendmail, Inc. Most recently, he managed channel sales and product and business development for TrustSphere, a Singapore-based email technology company. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
“Karn’s professional background and personal fascination with social media empowers him to help companies to better understand and engage in meaningful 1:1 interaction with online consumers,” said Larry Drebes, CEO of Janrain. “I’m excited to offer customers in the Asia Pacific market greater access to our proven solutions to transform interactions with their online consumers.”
Janrain’s User Management Platform (JUMP) provides solutions to leading brands including News International, Samsung, and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group that enable them to create personalized campaigns and engaging experiences for their users on the social web. By extending its global presence to better serve the Asia Pacific market, Janrain will be able to better deliver industry-leading enterprise scalability and performance to companies in the region for their user management solutions.
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.