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nGage Labs(TM) Appoints Kurt DeMarais to Chief Revenue Officer

Marketing Technology Sales Veteran to Drive Market Penetration for Personalized Mobile Engagement Solutions

SCOTTSDALE, AZ and LITTLE ROCK, AR -- (Marketwired) -- 04/01/14 -- nGage Labs, the cutting-edge innovator focused on providing personalized mobile customer engagement solutions, announced that Kurt DeMarais has joined the company in the role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).

As CRO, Mr. DeMarais will lead a team responsible for maximizing revenue for nGage Labs and with ensuring the organization's continued growth acceleration as he builds out direct licensing relationships with major brands and enterprises.

"We are extremely excited to have Kurt join the nGage Labs executive management team," said Rod Ford, CEO of nGage Labs. "Kurt brings to nGage Labs a stellar track record of developing, implementing and executing sales growth strategies at fast-growing, innovation-driven marketing technology companies. Kurt's rich experience in direct 1:1 customer engagement coupled with his digital customer personalization experiences within high-growth companies provide him a unique perspective to engage with major brands looking to deliver personalized, real-time content to their customers. Our innovative first-party data personalization engine is tuned using high performance cloud computing to instantly inform personalized content to the digital engagement platforms of major brands and dynamically measure the effectiveness of each personalized engagement. Kurt and his team will accelerate our growth by accelerating the adoption of our personalization digital customer engagement engine by major brands and enterprises."

DeMarais comes to nGage Labs with more than 20 years of enterprise software sales and technical sales management experience. Kurt is a versatile cross-channel executive with a proven track record of building high performance sales teams across multiple industries. Most recently he served as the SVP of Sales & Interactive Marketing at The Allant Group where he was responsible for the large enterprise sales and marketing organization focusing on delivering transformational marketing and analytic solutions. DeMarais has also served in senior-level software sales executive and management roles at TruEffect, Responsys, and Omniture.

He started his career at Procter & Gamble where his strong sales leadership skills allowed him to rise quickly through the ranks propelling him to sales leadership roles at Jacob Suchard and PepsiCo.

"Mobile is the force that has disrupted the way retailers, restaurants, hotels, travel providers and other businesses have sought to engage their customers," said Kurt DeMarais, Chief Revenue Officer of nGage Labs. "I am excited to lead the effort to scale this exceptional team and help bring more enterprises onto the nGage Labs mobile customer engagement platform. This technology is absolutely unique in this marketplace and the expertise that is resident within nGage Labs is unparalleled. Combine all these elements and I believe you have the next evolution of mobile marketing."

DeMarais has a BA in International Relations from Carleton College in Northfield, MN.

About: nGage Labs, Inc.
nGage Labs is the emerging leader in providing full-service, analytically-informed Personalized Mobile Customer Engagement Solutions. We're disrupting the mass discount mobile coupon practice by using customer transaction history and preference data streams to feed real-time predictive analytics that result in each customer receiving a unique and individually personalized mobile offer.

We are innovators and have invested over $10M in providing a seamless and personalized mobile experience through the integrated development of our proprietary cloud-enabled real-time offer personalization engine, mobile delivery platform, mobile redemption capabilities, and dynamic data visualization dashboards.

The result is a comprehensive closed-loop mobile engagement solution enabling brands and enterprises to provide and measure the effectiveness of highly personalized offers delivered to their best customers through text, push, and digital wallets.

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