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Brand Networks simplifies social, delivering award-winning social advertising software and services to enterprise customers throughout the world.Join Us
Delivering the right message to the right segments of your complex social audience at the right time is the future of social native advertising and content publishing at scale. Achieve this and your efforts become more relevant. Our platform and services make your social marketing as relevant as possible to your key buying audiences. This makes you more successful. That’s what we do best.
Our Brand Networks Platform helps marketers plan, optimize and automate paid and owned content across thousands of social touchpoints every hour of every day. Our innovative professional services organization is creating the technologies and best practices that will carry social into the future. Combined with our industry-leading technology, these service teams ensure our ingenuity sees its greatest potential.
We are proud to be one of the few companies in the world formally recognized as an early Instagram Marketing Partner, Facebook Marketing Partner, Pinterest Marketing Developer Partner, LinkedIn Sponsored Updates and Custom Apps partner, and Twitter Ads API Developer.
Our partnerships with these leading social platforms ensure that we can help the world’s most influential and innovative brands manage all of their social needs from one sophisticated platform.
Jamie Tedford is the CEO and founder of Brand Networks. Prior to founding Brand Networks in 2006, Jamie was SVP, Marketing and Media Innovation at Arnold Worldwide, a top-10 US brand advertising agency. Recognized as an innovative entrepreneur and a pioneer in the growing “Word of Mouth” industry, Jamie launched the WOM division at Arnold and is a founding board member of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association. Jamie is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, and he lives in Marblehead, Mass.
Mike Garsin is the CTO and co-founder of Brand Networks, and is a member of the Board of Directors. He is currently responsible for leading both product and engineering for the company. An entrepreneur and lifelong programmer, Mike is an expert in developing scalable and innovative software solutions. Mike started his first technology venture while still in high school and is still just as passionate about building technology that improves people’s lives as he was back then. Mike is a graduate of the University of Rochester and resides in Rochester, N.Y.
Ed Davis is the COO of Brand Networks, and is responsible for financial operations, resource management and the operational efficiency of the company. Prior to Brand Networks, Ed was the Chief Operating Officer at Federal Street Advisors, an independent investment consulting firm. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Arnold Worldwide, a top-10 US brand advertising agency. An expert at process innovation and financial operations, Ed is a graduate of Boston University. He lives in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.
Joyce Bell is the CFO of Brand Networks. A proven financial leader, Joyce has over 30 years of experience building successful businesses across technology sectors, including CFO roles for Nexage (acquired by Millennial Media) and Compete (acquired by Taylor Nelson Sofres). Earlier, she served as VP of Finance for Be Free, Inc., which raised over $280 million through its IPO and subsequent secondary offering. Joyce earned her BS and MBA at Babson College. She resides in Waltham, Mass.
Paul Falzone is the CGO of Brand Networks. He focuses on the company’s corporate development, partnerships, M&A activity, and global expansion. His experience helping Fortune 500 customers leverage digital marketing in international markets contributes to the company’s overall vision. Prior to Brand Networks, Paul was President of SDI Media Group, the market-leading language localization company with operations in 30 countries. Paul graduated with Honors from Northwestern University. He resides in Tiburon, Calif.
Craig Carney is the CRO of Brand Networks, and the former Senior Vice President of Sales for SHIFT, acquired by Brand Networks in May of 2015. Craig leads the global Sales and Client Services organization, implementing strategic sales programs to drive software and services revenue. A technology industry veteran, Craig has over 20 years’ experience working in sales, most recently serving 8 years at Microsoft. Craig resides with his family in San Clemente, Calif.
Wayne St. Amand is the Chief Marketing Officer at Brand Networks. A veteran leader with a reputation for accelerating the growth of technology businesses, Wayne leads the company’s corporate and product marketing efforts. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Marketing at Crimson Hexagon, an award-winning provider of social media analytics software. He’s also led marketing and contributed to the growth of two data storage start-ups and held senior agency marketing roles with clients such as HP, Motorola, and Texas Instruments. Wayne graduated from Boston University and resides in Watertown, Mass.
AEA Investors LP was founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon, and Harriman family interests and S.G. Warburg & Co. as a private investment vehicle for a select group of industrial family offices with substantial assets.
Today, AEA’s investors include a global group of prominent individuals, family groups, and large institutions. AEA’s over 60 investment professionals operate globally with offices in New York, Connecticut, London, Munich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. The firm manages funds that have over $6 billion of invested and committed capital including the $2.5 billion AEA Fund V Program which invests in leading middle market companies.
AEA Private Equity invests across four sectors: consumer products & retail, services (including marketing), value added industrial products and specialty chemicals.
Brand Networks Raises $68 Million Growth Round Funding from AEA Investors
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