|By Marketwired .||
|June 17, 2014 07:30 AM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/14 -- Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release.
Engagement Labs (TSX VENTURE: EL), a leading social media performance measurement provider, today announced that technology guru Marc Saltzman has joined its Board of Directors.
Marc Saltzman is one of North America's most recognizable and trusted tech experts specializing in consumer electronics, business technology, interactive entertainment and Internet trends. Marc has authored 15 books since 1996 and currently contributes to nearly 40 high-profile publications in North America including USA Today, Yahoo, MSN, Costco Connection, Toronto Star, Movie Entertainment, Postmedia, Telus Talks Business and Rogers Connected.
Mr Saltzman is a regular guest on CNN, CNN International and CTV's Canada AM. He hosts various video segments including "Gear Guide" (seen at Cineplex movie theatres and sister chains across Canada) and Marc also hosts "Tech Talk," a radio show on Montreal's CJAD 800, part of Bell Media.
Engagement Labs Chairman G. Scott Paterson said: "We are delighted have someone of Marc's technology pedigree and experience join our Board of Directors. Few, if any, have their pulse on the dynamic changes being made in technology on a daily basis as Marc Saltzman."
Saltzman noted: "Interplay in the social networking universe is increasingly affecting the way Brands market their products and services and Engagement Labs is developing software tools that have the potential to be at the forefront of this seismic movement".
Saltzman joins recently recruited Board members Paterson (former CEO of Yorkton Securities), Sheldon Pollack (former CEO of OnX Solutions), James Swayze (CEO of Symbility Solutions) and Rob Dickson (former Managing Director at MDC Partners) as well as long term Board members Ed King (former CEO of Wood Gundy), Paul Allard (CEO) and Adrian Teuscher (Swiss-based investor).
About Engagement Labs
Engagement Labs offers real-time, intelligent social media data, analytics and insights for organizations that are actively engaging on social and digital networks. The Company extracts business intelligence from user generated data (BIG DATA) and transforms it into actionable data for corporate clients, brands and social media teams. Engagement Labs created eValue analytics, an Intelligent Data on Demand platform for agencies, marketing teams and dashboard providers. Offered under SaaS or through an API, eValue analytics PRO supports the entire social marketing cycle by providing over 250 comprehensive, intelligent metrics to measure social performance and ROI for brands to evaluate and coordinate social media activities across all online channels (social media sites, forums, news and blogs). Engagement Labs is listed on the TSX Venture exchange (TSX VENTURE: EL) and has offices in Montreal, Toronto and Paris. For more information www.engagementlabs.com / www.evalueanalytics.com
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