Spredfast Names Tim Barker Chief Financial Officer
Austin, TX - Spredfast, the most comprehensive social marketing platform, today announced the appointment of Tim Barker as Chief Financial Officer. Tim has more than two decades of experience developing and managing financial and accounting organizations for public and private businesses operating in high growth environments.
“Tim’s addition enhances an already deep bench of talent within the leadership team at Spredfast,” said Rod Favaron, CEO of Spredfast. “It also demonstrates our commitment to establishing efficient and effective business platforms that will enable us to execute on all of our customer commitments around the world.”
Most recently, Tim served as the CFO and Treasurer for RealPage, Inc. (NYSE: RP). Tim joined RealPage in 2005 and oversaw growth through a 2010 IPO to over $370m in annual revenue. Prior to RealPage, Tim was the CFO of etalk, which was acquired by Autonomy. There he managed the company’s corporate operations including finance and accounting, human resources, legal, and information technology. Earlier in his career, Tim held executive finance and accounting roles at companies including Sourcecorp, Arthur Andersen LLP, and Sunbelt National Mortgage Corporation.
“Spredfast has an extraordinary leadership team and is a clear industry leader in providing marketers with best-in-class social solutions,” said Tim Barker. “Spredfast’s state-of-the-art marketing platform is attracting and empowering the world’s most recognizable brands and media outlets. I’m looking forward to leveraging my public company experience and industry knowledge in driving Spredfast’s growth long into the future.”
Spredfast gives marketers the solutions needed to manage their brand and connect with consumers in an increasingly social world. The Spredfast social marketing platform sifts through millions of pieces of social content per minute, so brands can participate in individual conversations or amplify relevant content across any digital screen. By empowering customers to engage in real-time, backed by comprehensive data, Spredfast creates more meaningful interactions between brands and consumers. Spredfast customers manage over one billion social connections across 84 countries and have the power to process 650 million pieces of social content per day in multiple languages. Over 600 customers, including all five major broadcast networks and fifty percent of Interbrand’s 2013 World’s Best Brands have partnered with Spredfast to create first-class social experiences.