34 Commerce Appoints Vince Chirico As New Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) To Drive Additional Cinsay Distribution
– Marketing and business development veteran from Google joins 34 Commerce to develop sales strategies for Cinsay’s social video commerce platform.
AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2013 – 34 Commerce today announced the hiring of Vince Chirico as Chief Revenue Officer to lead large enterprise, re-seller strategies and sales of 34 Commerce and Cinsay’s Smart Store™ technology. Mr. Chirico brings over fifteen years of digital advertising and ecommerce experience to the 34 Commerce and Cinsay partnership.
Mr. Chirico spent the first half of his eight years at Google, Inc. leading Google’s Mountain States and Southwest regions for sales and business development. In that capacity, he worked with Fortune 500 companies to leverage search and display advertising. Most recently, during the second half of his Google career, Mr. Chirico worked with many of the web’s largest publishers to utilize Google’s platforms and solutions for text, image, rich media, video and mobile display ads. DoubleClick for Publishers and the Ad Exchange were two major Google solutions used to create new business for his clients.
Prior to joining Google, Mr. Chirico worked as Vice-President for Airline Strategy, Marketing & Product Development for Travelport (formerly Cendant Travel Distribution Services). Mr. Chirico led strategy and product development for Galileo/Apollo (Cendant’s Global Distribution System (GDS)) and online distribution solutions in a de-regulated GDS world. Mr. Chirico was also instrumental in Travelport’s acquisition of Orbitz.com.
Prior to joining Cendant Travel Distribution Services, Mr. Chirico led strategy and business development for Delta Air Lines, Inc. Mr. Chirico managed Delta’s web evolution into a portal for flight research, reservations, services and communications. He also served as Delta’s lead for the creation of Orbitz.com, which was a five-way joint venture start-up between Delta, American, United, Continental and Northwest Airlines.
“We are very excited about Mr. Chirico joining our team, and believe his extensive experience in developing and selling the leading technologies of our industry will have a tremendous impact on our success,” said Herschel Walker, Co-Chairman of the Board for 34 Commerce.
“Vince’s experience in working with Fortune 100 companies, generating more revenue for them and developing new opportunities at Google will be a great benefit to our expansion into new markets as Cinsay’s technology evolves and becomes more valuable to businesses all around the world,” added Christian Briggs, CEO & Founder of Cinsay, Inc.
Mr. Chirico received his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and his BBA from Temple University’s Fox School of Business where he graduated summa cum laude. He currently lives with his wife, Kristina, in Denver, Colorado.
About 34 Commerce: 34 Commerce is a technology company, which offers a multitude of advanced solutions that help its partners drive processing and payment services worldwide. 34 Commerce’s primary focus is its partnership with Cinsay; the first patented “Video Commerce” solution to hit the market. The Cinsay partnership offers exclusivity to 34 Commerce for the payment gateway. 34 Commerce’s core gateway product has both domestic and international capabilities and certifications with every major U.S. processor and is integrated with all major U.S. platforms. The 34 Commerce gateway processes over 7.9 million transactions daily – 5,472 per minute and processes card payments in 123 currencies for 135 countries and settles in 14 different currencies. The gateway has over 95% of all POS systems and hardware certified to the gateway combined with thousands of third party software providers.
About Cinsay.com: Cinsay is a technology company that has created a next generation eCommerce, viewer interactive, video-based platform for any size business. Cinsay’s SaaS based technology enables anyone to sell products, display printable coupons, capture donations, and generate leads all inside the patented Smart Store. Customers are offered a complete turnkey business via merchant account services as well as a video production studio. Customers benefit from Cinsay’s in-depth reporting tools and real-time statistical data. Cinsay’s embeddable platform is compatible with web and mobile HTML5 devices and is highly scalable.