SmartBrief Welcomes New Chief Technology Officer

Seasoned technology veteran joins growing team, with a keen eye on the future

Washington, D.C., April 2, 2013 – SmartBrief, Inc., the leading online publisher of targeted content for business professionals, announced today the appointment of Vineet Mahajan as the company’s Chief Technology Officer.

A seasoned executive with nearly fifteen years of experience in software engineering and architecture, product development, technical operations, and applied research, Mr. Mahajan brings SmartBrief a unique combination of hands-on expertise, leadership, and vision. 

“SmartBrief is well positioned in the B2B content space and this is an area where I see tremendous potential for growth. The industry advancements in advertising, curation and syndication present great opportunities, and with a highly responsive executive team and a dedicated staff, I’m confident we will succeed,” said Mr. Mahajan. 

A skilled leader with experience building and managing multi-disciplined and geographically dispersed teams, most recently Mr. Mahajan was Vice President, Technology for AOL. In addition to responsibility for all aspects of technology strategy, he served as interim CTO for The Huffington Post. Mr. Mahajan earned a Bachelors of Engineering degree at Punjab Engineering College, as well as a Masters of Science degree from the University of Georgia. 

As SmartBrief CTO, Mr. Mahajan will be responsible for the development of new technology solutions and products for SmartBrief’s audiences, as well as for the ongoing operation and improvement of its existing software systems. 

“We are committed to creating the best possible experience for our subscribers, partners and advertisers. Vineet’s deep knowledge of platform development, content distribution and business intelligence will help fuel SmartBrief’s evolution and solidify that commitment. We are delighted to have him on board,” said Rick Stamberger, SmartBrief’s CEO.

A leader in the digital content industry, SmartBrief’s mission is to give its readers a competitive edge by providing relevant, timely, and reliable information as efficiently as possible. SmartBrief’s curated content helps its readers transform information into insight, empowering smarter decisions.

About SmartBrief

Serving over 5 million senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information by industry. By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities.