St. Jean Joins JitterGram’s Executive Team
March 23, 2009
Bedford, NH – JitterGram, Inc - Just-in-Time Promotions & Notifications, announced today that James St. Jean has joined the growing social mobile marketing team as Vice President, Engineering. St. Jean has been working in the New Hampshire software industry for over 20 years, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer at Chordiant Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRD). He is also the Founder and Principal of First Ascent Ventures, LLC, a business development firm.
His prior executive experience also includes the positions of VP, Worldwide Engineering, for Chordiant Software, Inc; VP and Chief Architect for The Vantive Corporation; and Founder and CEO for White Spider Software, Inc. St. Jean is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science.
As VP, Engineering, St. Jean is charged with all facets of software development, deployment and strategy behind JitterGram’s social mobile marketing platform. He has extensive experience in early stage software companies and has participated in more than 8 mergers and acquisitions.
“James St. Jean is an enormous asset to the JitterGram team,” said President and CEO, Ric Pratte. “His extensive software knowledge and consulting experience are sure to energize the company. We are all excited to have him onboard!”
About JitterGram: Founded in 2008, JitterGram enables businesses and organizations to send coupons, promotions and notifications to customer’s mobile phones immediately, timed to influence a decision, such as where to have dinner that evening. These ‘Just-in-Time’ promotions allow merchants to ‘Drive Demand, On Demand’. Subscribers simply ‘Show the Phone’ to redeem the offer, eliminating the need for clipping and carrying coupons.