First Look: Vibes Names New Chief Technology Officer

Vibes, a leading mobile engagement platform for enterprises, has announced the appointment of Brian Garofola as the company’s chief technology officer.

In this role, Garofola will oversee the evolution of the Vibes Mobile Engagement Platform and guide the development of new enterprise-grade mobile push, messaging and wallet solutions.

Brands like Chipotle, Redbox, The Home Depot, and PetSmart currently use Vibes’ solutions to drive more consumer engagement, encourage in-store device use, and increase conversations.

“Brian joins our team at a pivotal time in our business – and in the renaissance of messaging as a mobile marketing imperative. Brands now understand that they must approach mobile marketing as a holistic strategy rather than as a slice of their digital marketing initiatives,” said Jack Philbin, co-founder and CEO of Vibes. “Brian’s expertise in building digital marketing applications and scaling high performance, highly automated SaaS platforms will provide us with the technical leadership needed to enter this new era of mobile marketing.”

We’re told that Garofola comes to Vibes with more than 15 years of experience leading software engineering teams.

“Vibes is a one-of-a-kind mobile platform that enables marketers to run sophisticated campaigns and deliver compelling and profitable conversations at scale,” said Garofola. “We’re introducing marketers to new modes of communication with their audiences, and we’re employing highly relevant and fast-moving technology to do it. It’s a fun industry and a fantastic team.”

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