Seasoned executive Husni Khuffash brings connections to digital world
and entrepreneurial experience
TORONTO, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - Thoora, an automated real time news discovery
service, today announced the appointment of Husni Khuffash to chief
executive officer of the company.
As CEO, Mr. Khuffash will lead both the development and execution of
Thoora's strategic plan, advancing the company's mission and objectives,
while maintaining oversight of the company's ongoing operations.
"Thoora is entering a new period of growth and development as we work to
bring more products to market and provide people with access to popular,
unbiased, ever changing news in a simple yet comprehensive way, as
determined by the public," said Khuffash. "The decision to join Thoora
was an easy one, and I look forward to working with an impressive team
of professionals as well as continuing to build and grow a strong
community support for our platform."
Prior to joining Thoora, Mr. Khuffash's experience includes acting as
the regional manager of the UAE, Lower Gulf and Levant for Google. In
that role, he lead the company's operations in the region including
developing and executing on the marketing and sales strategy sales,
focusing on business development and building the search advertising
"Husni's experience is invaluable to Thoora and will surely help grow
the company and further enhance the news discovery and sharing process,"
said Chul Lee, Chief Technology Officer, Thoora. "He is the perfect
addition to the company with his proven leadership and strong background
in the technology and search industry and entrepreneurial character."
Thoora officially launched in November 2009 with strong community
support for its platform including distribution and consumption of ever
changing, popular traditional and social media news with diverse voices
and content. By visiting Thoora.com, anyone can find the news attracting
the most attention and social reactions from the blogosphere, Twitter
and traditional media sources. Thoora's automated technology sifts
through all of the news stories throughout social and traditional media
and find the stories people are talking about.
Visit www.thoora.com today to
discover what the world is talking about.
As a Rogers Ventures funded company, Thoora is a
new and unique service that helps people discover the news attracting
the most attention within social and traditional media. Thoora
identifies the most interesting stories by exploring the entire
blogosphere, Twitter and traditional media sources in real-time to
determine the stories attracting the most attention. Thoora was one of
the 2009 TechCrunch50 finalists and was recently selected as one of the
Branham Group Top 25 Canadian ICT Up and Comers.
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