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Senior Vice President Brings Specialized Experience to Social Business Agency
MILWAUKEE (August 30, 2011) – Social business agency 7Summits announced today the addition of industry expert Rob Murray as Senior Vice President. In his new role, Murray will help drive 7Summits’ unique social business solutions while expanding the agency’s national business through management of key strategic alliances.
Murray joins the 7Summits team from Jive Software, where he established himself as the Chicago market leader. His responsibilities at Jive included business development, marketing, alliances and overall go to market strategy and approach. Murray’s move further strengthens the alliance between Jive and 7Summits.
“Rob’s experience and industry expertise position him as an ideal addition to our leadership team as we continue to support some of the world’s biggest brands on their journey to become more socially relevant while enabling communities inside the enterprise as well,” said Paul Stillmank, President and CEO of 7Summits. “7Summits is shifting the way people and companies engage and Rob’s ability to identify businesses with the potential to integrate social strategy strengthens our agency even more.”
In addition to his experience at Jive, Murray also held leadership roles with RightNow Technologies, HP, Mercury Interactive, and Business Objects. He now joins 7Summits with more than 20 years of software, solutions, and business leadership.
“The success of 7Summits is a direct reflection of the level of talent they’ve assembled over the past two years,” said Murray. “It’s important to me to continue developing alongside leaders in the industry and with a company that embraces the essence of evolution, 7Summits houses both.”
7Summits, http://www.7SummitsAgency.com, is a Social Business Agency founded in 2009 to help clients engage customers, partners and employees to help grow their business. 7Summits’ solutions deliver results by improving both social relevancy and community enablement. The firm refers to this approach as Applied Social Media, and has helped many Fortune 1000 brands to become more socially connected organizations. 7Summits offers deep expertise in social business strategy, community experience design, platform development, and community activation.