REDMOND, Wash. – July 9, 2015 –WildTangent, the leading global app distribution and monetization technology company, today announced the promotion of Sean Vanderdasson to Chief Revenue Officer. In the newly created role, Vanderdasson will oversee all revenue-generating products and services at WildTangent including teams supporting its app distribution, entertainment services and app development studios.
“Sean is a proven leader who has made significant contributions to the company for over a decade,” said WildTangent CEO Matt Shea. “In this new strategic role, he will use the company’s range of technology assets to deliver world-class mobile experiences, and we are excited for him to help accelerate our growth.”
Vanderdasson joined WildTangent in 2004 and most recently served as Senior Vice President where he led the company’s app services, business development and marketing teams. In his new role, Vanderdasson will spearhead global expansion of Application Management Platform (AMP), WildTangent’s app distribution and monetization platform that provides opportunities for device manufacturers, mobile operators and app developers.
“WildTangent continues to reimagine ways to make the mobile experience simpler and better,” said Vanderdasson. “We have a phenomenal growth opportunity ahead of us, and I look forward to accelerating our leadership in app distribution and broadening our global footprint.”
Vanderdasson has almost two decades of experience in online monetization. He is an inductee to the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History for his online business accomplishments. He holds an MBA degree with honors from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance law from Portland State University.
With over 20 billion apps delivered, WildTangent is the leading worldwide, cross-device technology company focused on the distribution and monetization of mobile and online apps. The company builds mobile apps and operates a digital advertising platform and entertainment services. The company’s latest offering, Application Platform Management (AMP), dramatically simplifies the app management process for device manufacturers and mobile operators. Companies that use WildTangent technology for their devices include AT&T, T-Mobile, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, and ACER.