Well Known Internet Equity Analyst Brings His Deep Industry Insights to Verve
NEW YORK – Verve, the leader in location-based mobile advertising, announced today the appointment of Jordan Rohan to Verve’s board of directors. Rohan is based in New York and his position is effective immediately.
Rohan is well known for his work as a leading equity analyst focused on Internet business models, specifically in the digital advertising and e-commerce space, and is now also providing Internet strategy and finance expertise to help businesses grow. Rohan’s commentary in the tech stock world has been featured extensively on Bloomberg, CNBC and Forbes. He was also named one of the top 5 stock pickers by The Wall Street Journal in the “Internet and Computer Services” category.
“We are thrilled to add Jordan’s deep technology and financial expertise to Verve’s board of directors,” said Tom MacIsaac, CEO of Verve. “As Verve continues to grow its leadership position in the location-based mobile advertising space, we believe Jordan’s counsel will prove invaluable in helping us to continue to outflank the competition.”
Over the past 15 years, Rohan has held several executive positions at various analyst and research firms including Schwab Soundview Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and Clearmeadow Partners. Most recently, Rohan was the managing director of Internet and digital media research at Stifel Nicolaus (formerly Thomas Weisel Partners), a full service brokerage and investment-banking firm.
“It’s an honor to join Verve’s board of directors and I’m excited to engage with such an outstanding team,” Rohan said. “There’s a tremendous opportunity for Verve to be a bellwether in the location-based advertising space. I look forward to using my experience in digital advertising and e-commerce to contribute to the company’s already bright future.”
Rohan graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and earned an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Harnessing the power of real-time mobile location data, Verve is the pioneering leader in connecting mobile advertising with in-store sales. 93% of all consumer sales happen in the real world, in brick and mortar stores. For the first time ever, brands leveraging the patented Verve platform can deliver an ad to a consumer on their mobile digital devices and connect that message to actual store-level foot traffic. We analyze billions of precise location signals to better understand the consumer’s path-to-purchase and reach the right people, at the right time, in the right place—when they are most likely to be influenced by your message.
We drive measurable results for Retailers, CPG, Auto, Restaurant and other drive-to-retail advertisers and we prove it with unparalleled post campaign analytics and insights. Verve created the location-based mobile ad category in 2005 and has been the clear leader in the space ever since.