Los Angeles, California (PressExposure) March 01, 2011 -- Lingospot, Inc. (http://www.lingospot.com), a leading provider of on-demand Algorithmic Publishing software, announced today that Tony Kypreos, Susan Douglas and Alex Bangash have joined the company's advisory board.
These three new appointments give the leading media software publisher unrivalled business and financial clout together with real hands-on digital publishing experience.
Tony Kypreos brings a broad range of business expertise to Lingospot. Tony is a board advisor and investor in a portfolio of ventures in mobile marketing, online publishing and nanotechnology. In addition to being an entrepreneur, Tony has twenty years of leadership experience in global corporations: in operational, turnaround and venturing roles. Previously he was Group Managing Director of Bauer Digital for the M&A integration of EMAP Plc., on the operational board of T-Mobile International as Group EVP Business Development & Innovation, and served on the advisory board for Deutsche Telekom's VC arm, T-Ventures. In 2000 he was on the leadership team for the NASDAQ IPO of Agency.com. In addition to TMT, he has nine years consumer brand experience at Nestle SA and Diageo Plc. In 2009, in recognition of his achievements in industry, he was invited to join the UK Government's Global Entrepreneur Programme, focusing on high potential technology ventures. Tony holds a BSc (Hon) in Physics & Electronic Systems, Brunel University and an MBA from Henley Business School.
Alex Bangash brings to Lingospot deep financial expertise as founder of Rumson and Trusted Insight. Rumson is an advisor to institutional investors focused on venture capital and emerging markets. Since 2003, Rumson has helped clients invest over $1.0 billion in more than 50 funds, including leading VC funds backing the marque companies of the last decade. Trusted Insight is an Institutional Investor marketplace. Prior to Rumson, Alex also held senior positions at Bell Labs, AT&T, General Electric, Lucent in Optical and Wireless Networking and Supply Chain. Alex holds an MBA from The Wharton School, an MENG in Operations Research and a BA in Computer Sciences, English Literature, and Economics, both from Cornell University.
Susan Douglas brings to Lingospot seasoned expertise and an extensive background in the publishing industry, including: editing national newspapers, repositioning major local groups, launching on-line sites, newsstand magazines, the contract magazine market and most recently, book publishing. Susan worked as newspaper executive on several national titles, among them: Assistant Editor at the Daily Mail (1988-1991), Deputy Editor at the Sunday Times (1991-1995), and one of the most senior roles held by a woman, Editor of the Sunday Express (1995-1996). She was later a director of Scotsman Newspapers , President of New Business at Conde Nast Publications Ltd. (2001-2007) and New Business director of literary agency Peters, Fraser, Dunlop before starting her consultancy business, Kontent, in 2009 offering editorial content, stories, movies, digital content, book ideas and IP to brands. Consultancy clients include Harper Collins, Luxe TV, Diageo, Ideal Shopping TV, Future Publishing, and Barefoot books.
"I am delighted to welcome Tony, Alex and Sue to the Lingospot Advisory Board, all three of whom have made significant contributions to Lingospot already," said Nikos Iatropoulos, Lingospot's CEO, "and I look forward to continuing to draw on their expertise and relationships as we move forward with our plans to build a world class software company."