Vibrant Media Appoints James Coraci as VP of Sales, Detroit

Premium contextual advertising leader taps industry veteran to head sales efforts and expansion in automotive sector.

New York/Detroit, February 12th, 2013 — Vibrant Media, the global leader of in-content contextual technology, announced today that James Coraci has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the Detroit region. Coraci, an industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, will be responsible for managing company sales development, customer acquisition and retention, primarily in the automotive sector.

"Jamesí unmatched passion and vision, on display in senior roles at companies like Undertone and The Weather Channel, make him the perfect choice to lead our sales team in Detroit," says Sheila Buckley, Vibrant Mediaís CRO. "He will be the driving force behind the expansion of our Detroit sales efforts in 2013 and beyond, and will serve as the lead evangelist for Vibrantís industry-leading portfolio of contextual advertising products in this critical region."

"Thereís no question in my mind that Vibrant offers the richest suite of contextual solutions in the market today," says James Coraci, Vibrantís VP of Sales, Detroit. "Iím eager to work with the regionís top advertisers to bring Vibrantís innovative solutions to a wider audience than ever before."

Prior to joining Vibrant, Coraci was Sales Director at Undertone from 2011 to 2012. Coraci also served as Sales Director at The Weather Channel between 2006 and 2011, where he was named Salesperson of the Year in 2006 and 2008.

Coraci also held senior positions at Wenner Media, leading the Detroit office to net billing record years in 2002 and 2004 and Hachette Fillipachi Magazines, where he was a Presidentís Club 2nd Place Award Winner in 1997. He graduated from Wayne State University with a B.S. in marketing.

About Vibrant
Vibrant Media (www.vibrantmedia.com) is the worldís leading provider of in-content contextual technology that gets brand content and advertising discovered across platforms. With over 6,500 premium publishers, reaching more than 250 million unique users per month (comScore, 2012), Vibrant gives top brand marketers the opportunity to deliver highly targeted, user-initiated campaigns, within relevant text and images. Vibrant works with top brand advertisers such as Microsoft, Unilever, Chrysler and AT&T. The company was founded in 2000 and has offices in New York, San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, London, Paris, Hamburg, Munich and Dusseldorf. For more information about Vibrant, please visit www.vibrantmedia.com or www.facebook.com/vibrantmedia or www.twitter.com/vibrantmedia. Vibrantís blog with insights on the digital marketing industry can be found at www.RelevanceMatters.com

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