Release Date: June 23, 2010
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.
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.
Janrain helps organizations succeed on the social web with its user management platform. A key component of the platform is Janrain Engage, an enterprise-class, software as a service (SaaS) solution to enable a website to expedite the registration and login processes with a user’s third party account, import user profile information and address books, and make it easy for a user to publish website activity back to multiple social networks. Companies enjoy higher registration rates, increased brand awareness and qualified referral traffic. The end-user benefits from a faster login and a more customized online experience. Janrain Engage is the only solution to support 16 identity providers and social networks including, Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo! Janrain customers include industry leaders such as Universal Music Group, Kodak, Fox News, and PayPal. Founded in 2005, Janrain is based in Portland, Oregon. For more information, please call 1-888-563-3082, or visit www.janrain.com.
Jenny Davis, Dotted Line Communications