Edmonton's Nexopia.com announced this morning the appointment of Dave Stevens to its Board of Directors effective immediately. Stevens is a veteran of the Canadian media industry and was most recently the GM of MySpace Canada where he oversaw the strategy and operations for the Canadian sub of the social networking pioneer.
MySpace shuttered it's Canadian head office in Toronto office last July after after announcing that they had laid off 30% of their staff in the United States (approximately 400 employees).
Before joining MySpace, Stevens held various senior roles within CanWest Interactive and CanWest Digital Media as well as AOL Canada and will no doubt bring experience to the Nexopia Board along with invaluable insight into monetizing social networks.
Founded in 2003 by 18 year-old Timo Ewalds, Nexopia.com has since become the most popular social networking utility for Canadian youth with 1.4 Million registered members.