EL SEGUNDO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 16, 2016) - Prodege, LLC -- a leading Internet and media company -- today announced that Julie Schoenfeld, CEO of Strobe, Inc., and Maya Noeth, Vice President at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), have been elected to Prodege's Board of Directors.
Consistently recognized as a best place to work in LA, Prodege's flagship product, online rewards platform Swagbucks, recently surpassed $120 million in gift cards and cash given to members.
Schoenfeld is a veteran entrepreneur with a knack for assembling successful teams and improving customer experiences. Prior to Strobe, Inc. she served as CEO of Perfect Market, Inc., a digital publishing software company, acquired by Taboola in August 2014. As CEO, Schoenfeld provided major online publishers with improved advertising performance in both social and search by personalizing the user experience. Before Strobe Inc., Schoenfeld led the sale of Net Effect, Inc. to Ask for over $300M.
Noeth is an experienced savvy technology investor with expertise in the Internet and mobile sectors. She has played a key role in TCV's investments in EA, Facebook, Netflix, Rent the Runway, VICE Media and more. Before joining TCV, Noeth served as interim CFO of Paperless Post.
"These two talented women bring invaluable expertise and insights to the table. I've worked separately with Julie and Maya for many years and look forward to their passion and future board contribution in driving Prodege to new heights," said Chuck Davis, CEO & Chairman of the Prodege Board of Directors.
Both Schoenfeld and Noeth are graduates of Harvard Business School. Schoenfeld also holds a B.S. in engineering from Tufts University. Schoenfeld is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners Los Angeles Chapter. In 2012 the organization acknowledged her with the prestigious Innovator of the Year award and in 2015 she was included in Digital LA's Top 50 Digital Women List. Julie also serves as a judge for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® program in Greater Los Angeles. Noeth holds an A.B. in Linguistics from Harvard College and began her career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in their Media & Communications group.
They are welcomed to the Prodege Board of Directors by fellow members Jay Hoag (Founding General Partner, TCV), Josef Gorowitz (Founder, President and Director, Prodege) and Chuck Davis (CEO & Chairman, Prodege).
ABOUT PRODEGE, LLC./SWAGBUCKS
Prodege, LLC is a leading Internet and media company that operates multiple customer engagement brands that deliver content and rewards to millions of users. Prodege's flagship product Swagbucks is the web's most popular rewards program that gives users free gift cards and cash for the everyday things they already do online. Points are redeemable for gift cards to major retailers including Amazon and Walmart. Headquartered in El Segundo, California, Swagbucks has already paid out over $120 million in cash and gift cards. For more information please visit http://www.swagbucks.com.