Elevates top performers and brings in new talent to round out U.S. sales team

BRISBANE, Calif. – July 10, 2013 – Mode Media Corporation. (http://corp.mode.com), a leading vertical social media company with the largest online global reach in lifestyle, today announced it has bolstered its top-notch sales team throughout the U.S. to drive new sales as well as continue to work closely with clients and partners across the U.S. market.

Christine Clark has been promoted to Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales for Mode Media. Clark has spent the last five years at Mode Media helping grow the company into a digital powerhouse, driving development across multiple verticals from lifestyle to food to parenting. During her time at Mode Media, she has spearheaded the re-opening of the Chicago office and the expansion of the business throughout the central region, including the company’s Detroit office. Clark also led Mode Media’s successful launch, integration and development of its Canadian subsidiary. She will oversee all U.S. sales offices and report directly to Jack Rotolo, President, Global Sales and Business Operations, Mode Media.

“Mode Media has an extraordinary audience and a wealth of influential content authors that we’re focused on strategically leveraging on behalf of our brand partners,” said Rotolo. “We’ve spent the last several months fortifying a special team that will evolve these amazing partnerships. They’ll drive our high performance culture to the next level.”

Mode Media has also promoted Kari King to Vice President, U.S. Sales – West. In this role, King will lead the West operations, including the major markets of Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. She has grown up fully immersed in the digital media space, with expertise in everything from social media to content-centric brand marketing. King has a strong track record of building revenue and understands how to scale businesses from her leadership days at Dotomi, Inc., where she helped build the company into a retargeting leader.

Along with King, Leah Corselli will also serve as Vice President, West Coast. As a new hire to Mode Media, Corselli will be headquartered in Los Angeles and is responsible for growing West Coast markets into major revenue hubs for Mode Media. She has an amazing track record in digital sales leadership, having previously led teams for USA Today and Say Media.

In the East, Mode Media has hired Theresa Boras as Director of East Coast Sales to lead the company’s New York office. Boras brings great market insights and an outstanding level of success from her roles with Fairfax Media, AOL and CBS Interactive.

About Mode Media

Mode Media was founded in Silicon Valley in 2004 with a simple, yet powerful idea—that people are the most influential filters for discovering and sharing each other’s most passionate interests. We had a pioneering vision that professional digital content could be both as engaging for consumers and as important to brand advertisers as traditional media—and with the right platform, we could create a next generation media company that could bring the emotion of print magazines and the vivid engagement of television to digital consumers. Our mission is to help people create, discover and share content that they love. At our core, we are an innovative technology company that develops products to enrich the lives of hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Today, Mode Media is #1 in Lifestyle globally and a Top 10 Media Property—reaching more than 294 million global monthly unique users, as measured by comScore (March ’13). Mode Media is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California with offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, Tokyo, Munich, London, Paris, Toronto, Mumbai, Pune and Seoul.