IRVINE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Local Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading online local media company, today announced the appointment of Joe Lindsay as its new vice president of technology.
“We are excited to have a proven technology industry visionary join our team to lead our technology efforts and look forward to leveraging his proven expertise to help drive our ongoing success.”
In this role, Lindsay will be instrumental in leading the company's strategic focus on mobile and the expansion of its powerful, next generation Krillion® local shopping platform, in addition to other technology initiatives.
Lindsay started his career as an engineer for IBM and brings over 25 years of experience leading technology and engineering for well-known public and private companies. Most recently, Lindsay was vice president of engineering for Brand Affinity Technologies, a sports-based marketing and technology company, where he was responsible for developing the company’s innovative fan-centric online transaction and content systems for mobile and desktop.
“Joe’s achievements in leading major strategic mobile and online initiatives at industry-leading companies make him an extremely valuable addition as we transition our focus to becoming a leader in local shopping and mobile,” said Michael Sawtell, Local Corporation president and COO. “We are excited to have a proven technology industry visionary join our team to lead our technology efforts and look forward to leveraging his proven expertise to help drive our ongoing success.”
Lindsay also held key leadership roles at Adforce, Inc. and Secured Funding Corp. As part of the founding technical team at Adforce, he was responsible for the network and systems architecture that enabled the company to successfully IPO and become the second largest centralized ad delivery service on the Internet.
Lindsay also founded eBuilt, Inc., a highly successful software development company that led IT projects for several Fortune 500 companies. He also served as vice president of technology for Autobytel, Inc. where he helped build the company’s flagship property, myride.com.
About Local Corporation
Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM) is a leading online local media company that connects brick-and-mortar businesses with over a million online and mobile consumers each day using a variety of innovative digital marketing products. To advertise, or for more information, visit: http://localcorporation.com.
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