BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Sonico ( http://www.sonico.com ), the social network of Latin America that organizes people’s lives online, announces the appointment of Angel Gambino as its new Vice President, Business Development at Sonico headquarters located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Angel’s responsibilities include defining the strategy and developing partnerships with emphasis on increasing multi-device engagement and revenue through content and applications.
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Angel brings to Sonico her solid international experience within media, technology and entertainment industries. She held the position of Global VP, Music & Content at Bebo where she played a key role in accelerating the growth of the company. Prior to Bebo she was VP, Commercial, Strategy & Digital Media for MTV Networks. She also worked in Business Development at BBC where she led the development and launch of the BBC’s first mobile and broadband services, including its highly acclaimed iPlayer. Angel began her career as a lawyer in the US.
“Angel’s global experience in taking key business development responsibilities in traditional and social media companies enables Sonico to enhance its human capital quality to continue adding value to our users while boosting our business”, said Rodrigo Teijeiro, Sonico CEO & Founder.
Angel holds a Bachelor of Arts both in History and Political Science as well as a Juris Doctorate. She is a speaker at most major media and technology events in the U.S. and Europe and often participates as a columnist for various publications.
“I am excited to join the social media experts at Sonico to help build a stronger and more sustainable bridge for brands and other potential partners focusing on growth markets,” said Angel Gambino.
Founded in July 2007, Sonico is the social network of Latin America that organizes people’s lives online. Developed with a strong emphasis on user legitimacy, privacy and personalization, it has been widely adopted across Latin America. This social communication platform has over 42 million registered users and allows individuals, organizations and brands to interact in a useful and entertaining way. Located in Buenos Aires and with a team of over 80 people, Sonico was elected by BusinessWeek as the 5th tech startup with the highest global growth potential. Sonico closed its first round of capitalization of USD 4.3 million in May 2008.
Note: Angel’s complete Bio and picture are available upon request.
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