Former Monster Worldwide Executive to Lead Global Product and Technology Strategy and Operations
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – August 30, 2011 – The Active Network, Inc. (NYSE: ACTV), the leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications, today announced the appointment of Darko Dejanovic in the newly-created role of chief technology, product and innovation officer. Dejanovic will lead the Company’s global technology and product strategy and operations spanning more than 25 countries.
"Darko joins our leadership team at an ideal time in our history, as a new publicly-traded company with a large, untapped worldwide market opportunity before us," said Dave Alberga, chief executive officer at Active Network. "His proven expertise in growing global B2B and B2C technology and online media companies will be instrumental in advancing Active Network to new heights of technology innovation and growth."
Prior to joining Active Network, Dejanovic served for four years as the EVP, global CIO and head of product at Monster Worldwide, where he was responsible for global IT strategy, operations and development, product innovation and design, as well as consumer advertising businesses. Previously he held CTO roles for more than a decade at the Tribune Company and its subsidiary, Tribune Publishing Company. Earlier in his career, Dejanovic held various senior technology roles in the U.S. and Europe. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a B.S. in Computer Science from Florida Metropolitan University.
About The Active Network, Inc.
The Active Network, Inc. is a leading provider of organization-based cloud computing applications serving diverse market segments including business events, community activities, outdoors and sports. Our technology platform, ActiveWorks®, transforms the way organizers manage their activities and events by automating online registrations and streamlining other critical management functions, while also driving consumer participation to their events. Our flagship media property, Active.com®, is the leading online community for people who want to discover, participate in, and share activities about which they are passionate. Headquartered in San Diego, California since 1999, the company has over 25 offices worldwide. To learn more, visit www.ActiveNetwork.com or www.Active.com. Follow Active Network on Twitter @ActiveNetwork, @Active and on Facebook.
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Mona Klausing, Active Network
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