Rumble Co-Founder Tieu Emphasizes Osberg’s Many Years of Experience with Start-Up Companies as Key Factor In Making the Appointment
PHILADELPHIA (September 17, 2012) – Rumble News Ltd. (www.rumble.me), a mobile technology company that offers newspapers an A-Z mobile solution with customized apps, announced media executive Greg Osberg will join their advisory board. Osberg was selected for the board appointment because of his experience leading digital initiatives at some of the world’s best-known media companies, including The Washington Post Company, CNET, Newsweek and most recently Philadelphia Media Network, publishers of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com.
In announcing Osberg’s selection to Rumble’s advisory board, Uyen Tieu, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Rumble noted, “We are so excited to have Greg join our board, as he provides our team an incredible depth of knowledge of the news industry and recognizes the importance of digital innovation. Greg’s insights will further strengthen Rumble’s ability to bring value to our partners.”
Rumble News currently operates within the Project Liberty Digital Incubator in Philadelphia, which is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to stimulate the establishment and growth of digital media start-up companies in the Philadelphia region. Rumble joined the incubator in July as a member of the second group of start-up company participants in the project since it launched in January 2012. Rumble’s innovative product, equipped with consumer analytics and monetization options, continues to receive global interest from many leaders and investors in the technology sector. Osberg’s addition to Rumble’s advisory board signals the company is prioritizing their need for investment and growth, hoping to build new contacts and insights through the support of experts known within the startup community. “I believe Rumble has developed an exciting digital mobile solution for publishers interested in upgrading their branded apps,” said Osberg. “I look forward to helping Rumble grow their business.”
About Rumble News Ltd
Rumble is a mobile technology startup headquartered in Philadelphia and a member of the Project Liberty Digital Incubator program with major support from Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Interstate General Media (IGM) and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Rumble provides vertically integrated mobile solution to newspapers to reach and engage mobile consumers with customized branded user interface and scalable backend operations that includes customer engagement analytics, auto sales capabilities and customized monetization integrations. (www.rumble.me)
Co-Founder, Rumble News