Crowdynews Adds International Sales and Marketing Leadership

Joe Bransom, Julian Johns, and Allyson Barr join to help accelerate growth

Groningen, NL & Boston, MA – December 8, 2015 – Crowdynews, provider of the largest social media curation platform, today announced that it has expanded its international saes and marketing leadership team in Europe and North America. Joe Bransom joins as VP of Sales for the Americas, Julian Johns joins as VP of Sales focused on Europe and rest of world, and Allyson Barr joins as VP of Marketing, focusing on all global marketing efforts.

“Bransom, Johns, and Barr bring a vast breadth of experience marketing to and selling for fast-growing, ambitious companies, and we’re delighted to have them leading the commercial efforts for Crowdynews,” said Jeroen Zanen, co-founder and co-CEO, Crowdynews.  “We believe their leadership will help drive the company through its next stage of growth.”

Most recently, Bransom held sales leadership positions at ViewLift and Boston-based RAMP.  Johns was previously VP EMEA at Conversocial, a cloud-based social customer service solution, and formerly of LogMeIn. Barr previously held international marketing leadership positions at Dublin-based customer intelligence and predictive marketing platform provider Boxever, RAMP, and LogMeIn.

“We’re delighted to join such a fast-growing company that has a well-established foundation for success, including customers such as the Washington Times,, Accuweather, and the Malaysian Insider, for example,” said Johns.  “We look forward to leveraging our collective marketing and sales experiences here to help the company achieve its aggressive and ambitious growth objectives.”

Bransom and Barr represent the latest additions to the company’s North American operation,which was established this summer in Boston, MA, with the addition of Chief Operating Officer, Michael Po.

About Crowdynews

Crowdynews is the world’s largest social media curation platform, delivering social content to the news media market worldwide.  We are the definitive one-stop shop for automating the inclusion of real-time, relevant, and safe social content from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and more alongside editorial content.  We do this by using artificial intelligence & natural language processing and delivering a complete set of features that enable our customers to tell “the whole story”, including photos, videos, and opinions shared through social media. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Crowdynews.

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