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Fluent Announces Strategic Hires as Agency Growth Accelerates

Performance Marketing Agency Appoints Adam Gillman as Vice President, Strategic Development and Jessica Grant as Director of Operations

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- Fluent, announced today the addition of Adam Gillman as Vice President, Strategic Development and Jessica Grant as Director of Business Operations & Product Development. The appointments come during a period of strong growth for the performance marketing agency, which has seen its business grow 15x in size over the last two years. Brands increasingly rely on Fluent as a strategic partner, capable of navigating through unchartered territory, where there are no clearly marked roads and help them make real-time marketing decisions in an evolving, consumer-centric environment.

"These latest appointments highlight the amount of momentum Fluent is experiencing right now," said Ryan Schulke, Co-Founder and CEO. "We have put a razor-sharp focus on investing in top talent to ensure we stay ahead of our competition in this fast-moving marketplace and I am confident that this team, with its deep knowledge in media and proven management experience, will be an unrivaled asset. This is an important step in fulfilling our vision of becoming our clients' most impactful partner."

"Gillman's track-record of strategic execution and building highly profitable businesses coupled with Grant's extensive mobile marketing and account management experience will continue to support Fluent's partners and their growth," added Matt Conlin, Co-Founder and President of Fluent. "They are both critical additions to our leadership team that further support our commitment to owning and solving our partners' marketing challenges."

Gillman has a proven record of building companies, marketing teams and customer acquisition strategies that drive significant revenue growth, and joins from GoLive! Mobile in Los Angeles, where he was General Manager at the #1 fastest growing media company in the US. Previously, Gillman held several leadership positions at MeetMoi, an early competitor to Tinder. He is also an active angel investor and advisor to early stage startups in a wide range of verticals. Gillman received his BS, Global Marketing, Branding and Business Administration from The University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.

Grant brings more than a decade of experience in impacting performance and profitability through the execution of creative and operational strategies. She most recently served as Head of Operations & Client Services at Eclipse.io in Los Angeles. Prior to that, Grant served as Mobile Advertising Manager at Leadbolt and Director of Account Management at Snackable Media where she was part of the core team that grew Predicto and Celebrity Squares into market leading products in the Social & Mobile Interactive Communities space. She also held several senior positions with Bertelsmann Direct NA. Grant graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a BA in Applied Sciences.

About Fluent

Fluent enables publishers to capture, analyze, enrich, leverage and monetize their audience data in a variety of ways, while advertisers derive value by creating an optimum share of voice through a single source of audience data deepening customer loyalty, strengthening brand advocacy and maximizing profits.

Each Fluent product is backed by a veteran client services teams who will work to understand each client's business needs in order to craft scalable, objective-driven campaigns. Fluent is headquartered in New York, NY. For more information, please visit our website at www.fluentco.com.

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