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Sizmek Names Sales Director In LA
Sizmek, which provides digital advertising technology and services, says it has named Ray Erickson as Director of Video and Rich Media Sales, Western and South Central Regions, based in Los Angeles. Erickson has been at Sizmek serving as Director of Platform Sales, and previously served at Eyewonder and Katz Media Group. Sizmek has around 40 employees in Los Angeles.

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Interview with Jonathan David, Tapstone

For our profile today, we had a chat with Jonathan David, the CEO of Los Angeles-based Tapstone (, a company providing media buying and optimization. We spoke with Jonathan about the company and where it fits into the advertising market.

What is Tapstone all about?

Jonathan David: We're essentially a media buying and optimization platform. We have a very specific strategy on how we target media buys, and how we optimize those once they are live. Most of that digital medi (More info...)

posted on Friday, August 22, 2014(Full story)

Peregrine Semiconductor Acquired By Murata For $471M
San Diego-based Peregrine Semiconductor, the developer of radio frequency semiconductors, is being acquired by Japanese electronics firm Murata, in a deal worth $471M in cash. According to Murata, it is paying $12.50 per share in cash for Peregrine Semiconductor, in a deal which will bolster its RF systems and business. Peregrine Semiconductor develops RF front end products for the mobile and analog market. Murata said that Peregrine becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. Peregrine wa (More info...)

posted on Friday, August 22, 2014(Full story)

Ixia Names New CEO
Calabasas-based network testing equipment and software developer Ixia has named a new President and CEO, saying Thursday afternoon that it has appointed Bethany Mayer to the new position. Mayer was most recently Senior Vice President and General Manager of HP's Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) business. Mayer also has served at Blue Coat Systems, Cisco Systems, and Apple Computer. Ixia also said that Mayer will join the company's board of directors. Ixia said that Mayer's appointment beco (More info...)

posted on Friday, August 22, 2014(Full story)

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