CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND DIRECTOR
Lon Otremba joined Bidtellect as its Chief Executive Officer and Director in January, 2014. Mr. Otremba leads all aspects of the Company’s efforts, working closely with the management team and the Company’s board of directors. With over 20 years’ experience in media, Mr. Otremba is a veteran operating executive and adviser in the Internet publishing, mobile, and broadcast music industries and a well-known pioneer in interactive media.
From April 2013 to December 2013, Mr. Otremba was CEO, North America of Beintoo SpA, a mobile engagement technology company based in Milan, Italy which he joined after selling them a portfolio of mobile ad technology products he helped develop and patent while he was CEO of Tylted, a social gaming community on the mobile web, from 2011 to early 2013. Tylted attracted more than 10 million unique monthly visitors, and generated more than half a billion mobile page views each month according to Comscore at the time the company was sold in early 2013.
Before joining Tylted, Mr. Otremba served as Chairman and CEO of Access 360 Media from 2007 until 2011, expanding its digital TV network to stadiums and entertainment venues worldwide. Prior to Access 360, he served as CEO of Muzak, guiding the company’s transformation into the world’s largest provider of commercial music services with 80% market share in 2005. Before that, he served as Executive Vice President of AOL’s Interactive Marketing Group, shaping the media giant’s online advertising strategies and directing a comprehensive, aggressive evaluation and re-build that helped to re-establish AOL as a leader in interactive media, create alignment in their sales and operations teams, and re-start revenue growth.
Mr. Otremba was also the founding Chief Operating Officer and President of Mail.com, and before that the founding Executive Vice President of CNET Networks. Over the course of his career he has served on a number of corporate and industry boards, including the Executive Committee of the IAB. He is a frequent commentator on interactive marketing and operating strategies.
Mr. Otremba is a graduate of the Broad School of Business from Michigan State University, with a BA, majoring in Marketing and Economics.