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contest driven, analytic rich, geo aware mobile advertising using smart phones and tablet computers

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Traverse City, MI, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary provides contest-driven promotions for the smart phone, web, and tablet computer user spaces. Balloonzy promotions generate high volumes of measurable impressions and specific analytics for Fortune 500 marketers and advertisers as well as smaller budget advertisers.


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    Jon P. Roth
    Founder, CEO

    Founded Brightbridge Studios, a web application design and development firm, in 1999 after serving as Associate Publisher for Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine for five years.
    Bachelors degree from Middlebury College.
    Perpetual student of online behavior, social networking, Internet culture, and human - computer interface usability.

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    David Donovan
    Senior Engineer

    David is expert in twelve programming languages and three operating systems. He has been a senior programmer and systems analyst for the past 11 years working in such diverse fields as publishing and banking. He is also a capable network analyst and systems designer.

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    Chris J. Girard
    Marketing and Search Engine Specialist

    Chris is the search engine and online marketing specialist at BrightBridge Studios and has over 10 years experience in the field. He started as an SEO specialist with one of the search marketing industry leaders prior to going back to graduate school to pursue his doctorate in Social Anthropology. During his graduate work he continued to work in search marketing while studying persuasion techniques used by global media outlets.

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    Andrew Tyra
    Design Director

    Andrew is a graphic designer, web designer and illustrator with over fourteen years practical experience in his craft. He is one of the founders of BrightBridge Studios. Andrew has a general affinity for clean code and compliant, cross-browser compatible CSS/XHTML in web design

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    Kham Inthammavong
    Senior Programmer

    Senior programmer at BrightBridge Studios. An accomplished developer with demonstrated success designing and implementing web based technology solutions to meet the challenging demands and expectations of the tech industry and current marketplace, Kham possess a diversified technical background in project execution from initial analysis and conceptual design through implementation. B.A. from Grand Valley State in computer science.

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    Josh Klein
    Advisory Board Member

    Josh Klein is the CEO of AutoVirt, Inc. of Nashua, NH and has over 25 years of highly successful management and operational experience, and has spent the last 15 years working in Information Technology. He has an outstanding record of growing organizations and has served in numerous executive management, sales and operational roles. Prior to joining AutoVirt, Josh was President and COO of GlassHouse Technologies.


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    Dan Penning of Wright, Penning & Beamer, Farmington Hills, Mi
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    Schepers and Hoftstra, Traverse City, Mi