WebVisible has hired Jon Rosen, formerly of SpotRunner, AOL and other places, as Chief Revenue Officer:
Prior to WebVisible, Rosen was the executive director for strategy and business development at AOL Search, which included AOL local search. He architected several high-value acquisitions and partnerships and developed America Online’s SEM and SEO division. Rosen also served as a corporate officer for Autobytel (Nasdaq: ABTL) – one of the largest automotive search advertisers and online properties – where he led business development, advertising sales and operations, partner acquisition and search marketing. At Spot Runner, a well-known local advertising innovator, Rosen ran the company’s online, search and local business.
WebVisible recently closed a $20 million “C” round and said it would be hiring 50 direct salespeople. The company also announced that McClatchy would be broadly rolling out its offering to the newspapers’ various local markets.