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ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- Pixorial, the video service that lets you transform shared experiences into personal stories, today announced the new hire of Jim St. Marie as Vice President of Business Development.
St. Marie brings a diverse background to Pixorial, with deep experience at Microsoft and Boeing -- where he developed, coordinated, and executed capture team plans with large systems integrators to win numerous multi-million dollar contracts. In addition, St. Marie helped launch several startups including ONYX Software, NetIQ Corporation, and Four Winds Interactive, LLC. At NetIQ, he played an integral part in helping it grow from a startup to a mature +1,000 person public company. St. Marie helped grow the company to over $165M in annual revenue.
In his role at Pixorial, St. Marie will be responsible for the oversight and execution of Pixorial's business development strategy, which includes strategic partnerships that will help grow Pixorial's business.
"Jim brings experience, energy and a unique perspective to our business that will help Pixorial push forward and align with strategic partners. We are thrilled to have him as part of the team," says CEO Andres Espineira. "After an extensive search, Jim's background and leadership in sales made him the ideal candidate for the job. His ability to develop mutually beneficial partner relationships will ensure Pixorial's business moves in the right direction for years to come."
St. Marie's most recent achievements include setting a company record in the fourth quarter of 2011 for the most units of Roxio Creator shipped in a single quarter and leading Corel's OEM efforts in 2012 with Lenovo, Dell, and Samsung to include new Windows 8 applications in their respective app stores.
"As a user and long-time admirer of Pixorial, I'm ecstatic to be a part of the team. From the leadership to its vision, Pixorial understands the future of video," St. Marie stated. "Many companies have attempted to do what Pixorial has already achieved in such a short period of time and it energizes me when I think about what we have planned for 2013 and beyond."
St. Marie will work from the company's Colorado headquarters.
Pixorial is the only video service on the web that lets anyone transform shared experiences into personal stories. Founded in 2007, the company was created to liberate the world's video and empower people of all ages to share, create and connect with friends and family through video. Pixorial is the only unlimited online video service; meaning video quality is never downgraded and creativity won't be hampered by restrictions on video source, duration or sharing capabilities. The platform makes it easy for users to send, upload, edit, organize and share their video memories. With more than 250,000 active users worldwide, Pixorial is privately held and based in Englewood, Colorado.
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