WhaleShark Adding Money and Talent

It’s been a big week for WhaleShark, announcing some new executive talent and confirming additional capital of around $10M. Yesterday the company announced that Paul Rogers has been appointed Chief Technology Officer. Paul led the engineering team at Bazaarvoice in the early days and left to anchor Google’s Austin office when it opened in 2008. “I am honored to be part of the WhaleShark Media team,” said Rogers. “I look forward to working with a company that is focused on how to better the overall consumer experience across its growing portfolio of sites.”

Steven Pho also joined the company as a Sr. Director of Business Development. In Pho’s new role as a senior director, business development, he will be a member of the team responsible for expanding WhaleShark Media’s portfolio of online coupon sites. “With its recent growth, WhaleShark Media is positioned to revolutionize the online coupon and deal space,” said Pho. “I am excited to be on board with such an innovative team and am looking forward to helping shape the next steps of business expansion.”

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Bryan is the Managing Editor for AustinStartup and the CEO of Mahana. He is a co-founder of Capital Factory, an investor and advisor, and runs the popular Austin Tech Happy Hour with his wife.