|[June 25, 2018]
IZEA Appoints Larry Beaman as Vice President/Partnerships
operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and
publishers with influential content creators, announces the appointment
of ten-year IZEA veteran Larry Beaman to Vice President of Partnerships,
effective July 1, 2018.
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Larry Beaman will lead the teams responsible for the sales of IZEAx licenses to brands and agencies as well as the relationships with social media platform partners for IZEA's Promoted Posts offering. (Photo: Business Wire)
The appointment of Mr. Beaman to the role follows the establishment of
the Partnership group in late 2017 with an expanded focus on SaaS (News - Alert) sales
and related product development. Mr. Beaman will lead the teams
responsible for the sales of IZEAx licenses to brands and agencies as
well as the relatioships with social media platform partners for IZEA's
Promoted Posts offering.
Beaman has served in a variety of roles at IZEA since joining the
company in 2008. He established himself as top performing individual
contributor in sales and was later tapped to lead IZEA's client
development organization from 2013 to 2015. In 2015, he was appointed
Executive Director of Strategic Planning, helming the company's sales
strategy, training, and research efforts.
"I am delighted to announce that Larry has earned a much-deserved
promotion to Vice President of Partnerships," said Ted Murphy, Founder
and CEO of IZEA. "Larry has been a top performer at IZEA since he joined
the company and has been entrusted with some of our most important
initiatives during his time here. This appointment is reflective of the
market opportunity for IZEAx as an industry leading platform for
influencer and content marketing. Larry will be instrumental in growing
our SaaS and IZEAx marketplace business, collaborating on product
development, and establishing key relationships that further our
position in the market."
For more information about IZEAx, visit http://www.izea.com.
IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects
marketers with content creators. IZEAx automates influencer
marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies
to scale their marketing programs. IZEA influencers include everyday
creators as well as celebrities and accredited journalists. Creators are
compensated for producing unique content such as long and short form
text, videos, photos, status updates, and illustrations for marketers or
distributing such content on behalf of marketers through their personal
websites, blogs, and social media channels. Marketers receive
influential content and engaging, shareable stories that drive
awareness. For more information about IZEA, visit https://izea.com/.
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These
forward-looking statements are based largely on IZEA's expectations and
are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are
beyond IZEA's control. Actual results could differ materially from these
forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors,
competitive conditions in the content and social sponsorship segment in
which IZEA operates, failure to popularize one or more of the
marketplace platforms of IZEA and changing economic conditions that are
less favorable than expected. In light of these risks and uncertainties,
there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained
in this respect will in fact occur.
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