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[January 16, 2008]
Limbo Strengthens Team by Appointing Silicon Valley Veteran David Limp as Chief Operating Officer
BURLINGAME, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Limbo, the world's largest mobile entertainment community, today announced the addition of Silicon Valley veteran David Limp as the company's first Chief Operating Officer.
"Dave has played a critical role in building several major technology companies, and we are very excited to add his leadership, strategic vision and operational expertise as we continue to grow our business," said Jonathon Linner, CEO and co-founder of Limbo.
"The combination of explosive member growth and a world class founding team make the opportunity at Limbo the best I have seen in years," added Limp. "I am thrilled to help Limbo continue its incredible momentum and build the largest and most passionate mobile community in the world."
Limp's association with Limbo dates back to its inception in 2005 when Azure Capital Partners, the venture capital firm with which he was a Venture Partner, provided seed funding for the start up.
Prior to Azure, Dave was Senior Vice President of Business Development of PalmSource. In this role, he was responsible for corporate development, and network operator sales. Prior to this role, he was Chief Strategy Officer of Liberate Technologies. Dave was promoted to that broad strategic role from the position of Vice President of Marketing, after helping to successfully spin the company out from Oracle. And previously, Dave spent nine years with Apple Computer.
Dave holds B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from Vanderbilt University and an M.S. degree in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Dave is currently on the board of Education.com and a board observer at Motricity.
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Limbo is the world's largest mobile entertainment community. The company leverages its patent-pending platform - which includes SMS, mobile web, mobile video, web, and email - to seamlessly integrate brands throughout unique games, content and community. The Limbo platform delivers over 50 branded interactions per consumer as well as provides unparalleled increases in purchase intent. The award-winning, privately held company, headquartered in Burlingame, Calif., and is backed by three of the world's top venture capital funds: Azure Capital Partners (www.azurecap.com), Draper Fisher Jurvetson (www.dfj.com), and New Enterprises Associates (www.nea.com).
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