Experian Marketing Services strengthens its competitive edge with the appointment of Jon Williams as chief technology officer
Williams to oversee global product development for CheetahMail, an industry-leading integrated email, mobile, display and social marketing platform
New York, N.Y., July 24, 2012 — Experian Marketing Services, a leading provider of data, analytics and marketing technologies that help organizations target and engage their customers more effectively across both traditional and digital media, today announced that Jon Williams will lead the global technology and product strategy for Experian Marketing Services’ CheetahMail®.
Williams will focus on managing the technology life cycle and product development for CheetahMail, including integrating with other data and technology assets of Experian Marketing Services’ portfolio.
“Jon’s leadership and extensive background in transformational technology and product development are critical to driving maximum return on investment for our clients and continuing to help them make more meaningful connections with their customers,” said Matt Seeley, group president, Experian Marketing Services. “This appointment reinforces our commitment to investing in both top talent and interactive technology to create and execute fully integrated, cross-channel marketing programs that help empower our clients to increase customer advocacy and grow revenue.”
Prior to CheetahMail, Williams was CTO at Flat World Knowledge. He also held a position as the CTO for iVillage (a division of NBC Universal) and as CTO of Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. Prior to Kaplan, Williams served as a CTO, consultant and technology architect for numerous media clients, including AOL Time Warner, Scholastic, Grey Healthcare, Interactive Imaginations, N2K/CDnow and Oxygen Media.
In 2008, Williams was named one of Infoworld’s top 25 CTOs. He received a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Melbourne University in Australia.
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