Veteran IBM, Microsoft executive with both technical depth and market knowledge, Mukherjee will lead PowerReviews to accelerate the pace of innovation and growth
CHICAGO – September 30, 2015 – PowerReviews, a leading provider of ratings, reviews and question and answer technology to more than 1,000 brands and retailers, announced today that Dev Mukherjee will join the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Previously a member of PowerReviews’ Board of Directors, Mukherjee brings more than 25 years of experience across technology, retail, ecommerce and consumer products and services.
Having worked at companies such as Evite, IBM, Microsoft and Sears, Mukherjee’s experience is centered around technology innovation and strategic marketing, leading teams to capitalize on market opportunities and optimize operational performance. As President and COO, Mukherjee will work across all functions of the company, responsible for engineering and client services, to improve operational efficiency and help drive key strategic initiatives.
“We’re privileged and excited to welcome Dev to the PowerReviews team. His deep knowledge of technology, consumer behavior and data will help us build on our current capability for growth and new revenue streams,” said Matt Moog, CEO of PowerReviews. “In addition to his strong experience, Dev’s a perfect fit for our culture. He is innovative, collaborative, analytical, operationally focused, and a great communicator. Dev will drive operational excellence as we significantly accelerate the pace of innovation and growth.”
Mukherjee previously served as the CEO of Celebrate Interactive Holdings, a holding company owned by Liberty Interactive, where he was charged with turning around a multi-business enterprise. Additionally, Mukherjee held several roles at Sears. He was originally brought on as the SVP of Corporate Innovation charged with helping reorganize the company after its merger with Kmart and went on to lead several of divisions, such as home appliances and toys, seasonal and outdoor living.
Prior to Sears, Mukherjee was as a general manager at Microsoft, overseeing its Windows Server System and served as CMO and SVP of business development and product at INGRES (now Actian Corporation), a database company. Additionally, Mukherjee spent more than 15 years at IBM where he became Vice President of Marketing and Strategy for IBM Global Services and delivered IBM’s first cloud computing and SaaS products.
“Having previously served on the PowerReviews board of directors for the past year, I’m already familiar with the company and the great opportunity in front of us,” said Mukherjee. “I’m honored and excited to join this talented team as we expand and enhance the ways consumer generated content drives engagement and revenue for retail and ecommerce.”
To learn more about PowerReviews, visit www.powerreviews.com.
PowerReviews is the choice of more than 1,000 global brands and retailers to collect and display ratings and reviews on 5,000 websites. An essential resource for consumers as they search and shop online and in-store, ratings and reviews drive relevant traffic, increase sales, and create actionable insights to improve products and services. PowerReviews’ mobile-friendly rating and review and Q&A software is fast to implement and simple to customize, making it easy for brands and retailers to generate more authentic content that is seen by more consumers. The PowerReviews Open Syndication Network is the largest in the industry, reaching 2,500 retailers and more than 700 million in-market shoppers every month, giving retailers and brands the power to reach shoppers wherever they are. For more information, visit www.powerreviews.com.
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