FixYa Brings On Yahoo Exec Lem Lloyd as Chief Revenue Officer to Lead Business Expansion
Former Yahoo VP of Sales Lem Lloyd joins FixYa to lead monetization and business development activities, creating new growth opportunities for the company
San Mateo, Calif. – Today FixYa, the largest product Q&A destination site in the world, announces the appointment of Lem Lloyd as its new Chief Revenue Officer. Lloyd, former Vice President of Sales at Yahoo, will be charged with leading all sales and business development activities.
While at Yahoo, Lloyd led the Channel Sales, Reseller, and Small Business divisions. He managed search and display sales partnerships with more than 1,000 media outlets, including the groundbreaking Newspaper Consortium partnership. Prior to Yahoo, Lloyd oversaw the local listings businesses (automotive, real estate, and recruitment) for national media company Knight Ridder, which included its investments in: Cars.com, CareerBuilder and Apartments.com.
“We’re excited to have Lem join FixYa as our new Chief Revenue Officer,” said CEO Yaniv Bensadon. “Lem brings an impressive track record in leading sales networks and growing businesses aimed at serving national brands, as well as local and regional businesses. As FixYa expands its set of services and solutions to local and SMB advertisers, and begins to partner with national and regional brand manufacturers and retailers, Lem will lead these critical initiatives.”
Lloyd’s appointment follows the successful launch of the FixBoard, the company’s free dashboard that not only allows brands to tap into the largest wealth of post-purchase data in the world, but also allows these brands to engage with their customers directly. The FixBoard provides statistics and analysis on brands’ biggest issues, most commonly asked questions, insight into competitor strengths and weaknesses, and offers a direct channel for brands to engage with their consumers – a channel that was previously unavailable.
With 30 million unique monthly users, FixYa has quickly established itself as the go-to site for consumers to post and get answers to questions regarding million of products and services. FixYa now has over 12 million products and over 9 million product questions solved by experts and owners from around the world.
“FixYa has created a dynamic community of passionate users who are actively engaged in finding solutions and learning more about the products they use daily and the brands they follow,” said Lloyd. “There is tremendous opportunity to build out a marketplace that enables national and local businesses to better serve FixYa’s community of over 30 million monthly users.”
FixYa is a community based trouble-shooting resource that provides consumer-generated, practical product tips to help consumers solve problems on over 12 million products. FixYa is a place where individuals can share real world experiences and connect to provide each other practical advice. From fixing cars, to cameras, to mobile devices, FixYa empowers over 30 million monthly visitors to repair and improve upon products they already own via its website and on mobile devices around the globe. FixYa is a venture-funded company with offices in San Mateo, California.
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