New team members bring strong bench of experience and talent to leadership team
TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - dubdub, the premier video creation mobile app that enables bloggers and consumers to create, edit and post up to 90-second high quality videos, is announcing the appointment of three new executives today.
This year, dubdub has named Hilton Barbour as Chief Marketing Officer, Gregg Tilston as Head of Social Media and Travel and Steve Chase as Chief Storyteller. These seasoned professionals are the driving force that will carry dubdub through its next phase of growth. The company has received $5 million (CAD) from private investors, giving the company the ability to realize its aggressive growth plans..
Dubdub's executive team is determined to tackle the problems plaguing influencer marketing for both brands and those building Influencer businesses.
"In the constantly evolving video and video editing space, market knowledge and adaptability are crucial to becoming a leader and standing out from the competition," said Zbigniew Barwicz, CEO, dubdub. "Hilton, Gregg and Steve bring an extensive amount of experience and the necessary leadership skills to help guide the business to the next stage of our growth, nationally and internationally."
Hilton Barbour joins dubdub as Chief Marketing Officer. Hilton brings varied expertise working with some the world's most iconic brands including IBM, Coca-Cola, Nokia, and Ernst & Young and in markets as unique as Canada, Japan, UK, Germany and Bulgaria to dubdub.
Gregg Tilston joins dubdub as Head of Social Media and Travel. Previously, he served as the Global Social Media Leader at Flight Centre Travel Group, executing social media strategy around campaign management, content distribution, and building communities.
Steve Chase joins dubdub as a Chief Storyteller, epitomizing the revolutionary attitude of dubdub. With over 25 Super Bowl commercials to his credit and over 2,000 commercials ranging from Accenture, Budweiser, General Motors and Coca-Cola, Steve is a born storyteller. Adding Steve to the executive team gives dubdub unique credentials as it seeks to coach and train the next generation of video content creators.
dubdub's offering allows users to create simple videos quickly and efficiently. The company is focused currently on tackling monetization and attribution in videos, and helping brands see the value of working with different types of influencers, including those with niche audiences.
"Many brands struggle to attach the same rigor to influencer spend ROI that they can with other digital efforts. We want to fix that," said Barwicz. "There are the issues the dubdub team is actively addressing and the reason that these executive hires are pivotal."
For more information or to download dubdub, please visit www.dubdub.com.
See it. Shoot it. Share it. dubdub, a premier video creation mobile app, is revolutionizing video production by harnessing the power of today's smartphone cameras. Bloggers and consumers can create, edit, and post up to 90-second quality videos all within the dubdub mobile app. Dubbers can record, cut and edit multiple videos and add songs, voiceovers, other clips, images or text to create one shareable video all while on-the-go. dubdub's point-and-click video editing app and technology is patent-pending. The app is available for free download in the App Store. Please visit www.dubdub.com for more information.
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For further information: Hilton Barbour - 647-922-9300 [email protected]