Gumgum Names Sales VP

Santa Monica-based Gumgum, the celebrity image licensing and advertising startup headed by Ophir Tanz, has appointed a new VP of Sales, the firm told socalTECH today. The company said it has appointed Brennan Beyer as its new Vice President of Sales. Beyer joins the company from SocialVibe, where he also served as VP of Sales. He has also served at,,, and Petersen Publishing, publisher of Motor Trend and Teen magazines. Gumgum recently raised $7M in a funding from New Enterprise Associates, GRP Partners, and First Round Capital.