Tremor Video Makes Key Talent Announcements Across Advertising and Technology

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 11:00 am EDT


New York

Public Company Information:

"Paul and Andrew are proven leaders within Tremor Video and we’re thrilled to have Sara bring such professionalism and experience to the team."

New York, August 6, 2013 - Tremor Video, Inc. (NYSE: TRMR), a leading provider of technology-driven video advertising solutions, announced today the hiring of Sara McCaffrey as Director of Account Management, as well as the promotions of Paul Harris to Director of Southwest Regional Sales, and Andrew Kornuta to Senior Director of Product Management Office. This announcement follows Tremor Video’s recent promotions of Michael Schwalb and Alex Macnamara and hiring of Tim Ware and Kelly Petersen.

“Fostering talent in advertising and technology is what will separate Tremor Video apart from our competitors,” said Bill Day, CEO, Tremor Video. “Paul and Andrew are proven leaders within Tremor Video and we’re thrilled to have Sara bring such professionalism and experience to the team.”

Sara McCaffrey has been hired as Director of Account Management. In this role she is responsible for all day to day management of the northeast account management team including pre- and post-sales processes among internal and external partners. She is based in the New York office and reports to Joe Tripodo, Senior Director of Operations.

Prior to joining Tremor Video McCaffrey served as a Sales Operations Planning Manager at TripAdvisor. Over five years she managed a team of more than a dozen sales planners and account managers and provided all pre- and post-sales support to the Americas display advertising team. McCaffrey began her career in media supporting brands such as GlaxoSmithKline, Silk Soy Milk, Audi USA and JetBlue. McCaffrey earned a Master’s Degree in Corporate Communications at Baruch College CUNY and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism at West Virginia University.

Paul Harris has been promoted to Director of Southwest Regional Sales. His role now includes oversight of the entire region and as well as the entire Southwest region team. Since joining Tremor Video in January 2012, Harris has grown key accounts in the market. He is based in the Dallas, TX office and will continue reporting to Justin Johnson, Vice President, West Coast Sales.

Prior to joining Tremor Video, Harris served as the Senior Sales Executive at Collective Media. He also held roles in advertising sales atThe Wall Street Journal,where he oversaw a staff of six and a multimillion dollar print and digital budget, as well asThe New York Times. He began his career in New Business Development at The Dallas Morning News.

Harris earned his IAB Digital Media Sales Certification in April 2013, clearly demonstrating an understanding of the digital advertising industry. He currently serves as the President of the Dallas Fort Worth Interactive Marketing Association and has been on the board since 2010. Harris earned his Bachelor’s Degree in English at Texas Tech University.

Andrew Kornuta has been promoted to Senior Director, Project Management Office. In this role he will run the PMO and expand the practice of Agile Project Management throughout the company.  He joined Tremor Video in 2012 to introduce Project Management practices that would help the company better support its growing Enterprise Software business. In the process of creating Tremor Video's PMO he also facilitated an Agile Transformation.  His team manages a robust project portfolio and works directly with the Executive Team to ensure that the risk/value balance is aligned with strategic goals. He is a member of the MRC Digital Committee. He is based in the New York office and will continue reporting to Steve Lee, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer.

Kornuta has over 16 years of experience working in solutions development and related disciplines including product management, technical leadership and metrics-driven continuous improvement. Prior to joining Tremor Video Kornuta served as a Product Manager for Pegasystems, a thought-leader in agile methodologies and Business Process Management software.  From 2003-2010 he served as the AppDev Director for Coventry Health Care where he focused on Enterprise Content Management and Business Process management.  He began his career as a programmer out of college and moved into Project Management in 2003.

About Tremor Video, Inc.
Tremor Video, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-driven video advertising solutions enabling brand advertisers to engage consumers across multiple internet-connected devices including computers, smartphones, tablets and connected TVs. Our clients include some of the largest brand advertisers and agencies in the world. These relationships have helped us create a robust online video ecosystem that includes more than 500 premium websites and mobile applications, over 200 of which partner with us on an exclusive basis. Our proprietary technology, VideoHub, analyzes in-stream video content, detects viewer and system attributes, and leverages our large repository of stored data to optimize video ad campaigns for brand-centric metrics. Through our VHA enterprise solution, VideoHub also provides advertisers and agencies with advanced analytics and measurement tools enabling them to understand why, when and where viewers engage with their video ads.

Tremor Video is based in New York and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, with international offices in London, Singapore, and Toronto. For more information, visit and find Tremor Video on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results and the timing of certain events to differ materially from those set forth in or implied by such forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, any statements concerning anticipated benefits related to additions or changes in personnel, or the growth or adoption of Tremor Video’s solutions.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include:  the ability to successfully integrate and retain personnel, and the effectiveness of personnel; development of new solutions and technologies or enhancements to existing solutions and technologies; market acceptance of Tremor Video’s solutions; global economic conditions; growth of the online video advertising market; as well as other factors detailed from time to time in the reports Tremor Video files with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement.  Furthermore, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and, except as required by law, Tremor Video disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.


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