San Mateo, CA - Mar 28, 2012 - Jelli has expanded its management team with two executives from top companies in radio and the Web.
Former Google and Clear Channel executive Drew Hilles was appointed as the company's chief operating officer. This follows Jelli hiring a former Yahoo engineering executive, Torsten Schulz, as Jelli's vice president of engineering.
Hilles has more than 20 years of experience in radio and Web advertising and operations. Prior to Jelli, Hilles advised startups and was a senior sales director for several years at Google, working with both YouTube and Google audio advertising initiatives. He was also part of the founding executive team of dMarc Broadcasting, a radio advertising platform acquired by Google in 2006, and prior to that held senior vice president positions at both Clear Channel and Infinity Broadcasting (now CBS Radio).
Torsten Schulz has 15 years of experience with Web and mobile engineering. He joined Jelli in 2011 from Yahoo, where he was senior director engineering of the mobile platform engineering team. Schulz was responsible for developing several mobile products at Yahoo, including its flagship consumer mobile product, Yahoo Go. Schulz joined Yahoo via its acquisition of Verdisoft in 2005, a mobile technology company, and prior to Verdisoft Schulz worked at Sun Microsystems in the 1990s as a software architect.