Jivox hires industry vet as COO

Michelle Clancy | 05-12-2013

Jivox, a multiscreen interactive advertising technology company, has hired Rick Kleczkowski as its COO. Kleczkowski will be responsible for managing and expanding the sales and operations teams globally.

"We are thrilled to have Rick join us as we enter a period of rapid growth," said Diaz Nesamoney, CEO and founder of Jivox. "His phenomenal track record accelerating growth at major technology and media companies, including DoubleClick and Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG), speaks to the value he brings to Jivox."

Prior to joining Jivox, Kleczkowski was co-founder and COO at DBG, a video content production and distribution company acquired by Alloy Digital. He was previously vice president of North America for rich media and video sales at DoubleClick. He joined DoubleClick from video ad specialist Klipmart, where he served as senior vice president of sales and business development prior to its acquisition by DoubleClick.

"I was instantly attracted to Jivox's unique blend of superior technology, strong management team and impressive customer track record that is unmatched in this industry," said Kleczkowski. "I'm thrilled to be on board and look forward to adding to Jivox's impressive client roster during this next stage of growth."