It is with great pleasure that Spotzer announces the newly created role of Chief Technology Officer.

Gabriele Petrone has been appointed to the role and will begin with the business in early January. Gabriele has vast experience leading large development teams in fast growing businesses. More recently he has worked in leading the development team Europe for eBay. Over the course of his career he has built out global advertising platforms, complex integrations across CRM systems, billing, product innovation, workflow management solutions, and more. Prior to joining eBay’s global senior Technical and Development Leadership team he held various roles, from CTO positions to working as a software developer in the Italian Military. As an avid football fanatic, he came up with a solution to help fans and developed the popular football app Live Football Scores which received 26 million downloads. He has a young family and is based in Amsterdam.

Gabriele said “I’m delighted to be a part of Spotzer’s vision empowering thousands of SMB customers worldwide with world class marketing solutions. My experience combines well with Spotzer’s leadership and organizational qualities and will enable Spotzer to shape the fast-growing digital marketing industry. Spotzer was an ideal fit given the company’s growth, strategy, vision and I’m very much looking forward to working with the team and its partners, to help take the business to the next level of its success”.

Peter Urmson, CEO of Spotzer said, “I am incredibly thrilled that we have Gabriele joining our Executive Leadership Team. His enterprise experience in advertising platforms coupled with his entrepreneurial spirit is a perfect fit for what we are developing with Spotzer Technology. He will add considerable value to our ever growing group. We have a great strategy, I am pleased Gabriele will help us achieve our vision”.

Spotzer provides best in class technology and service solutions for its enterprise partners who have large databases of SMB customers. We provision tens of thousands of search engine advertising campaigns around the world and build over 7,000 websites a month, from simple 5 page websites to complex custom sites with eCommerce solutions. We have an extensive technology team that continues to build our technology stack to enable us to produce best in class products with best in class service delivery. We are a full end to end ‘do it for me’ digital marketing solution focused business.