Nexopia.com appoints former MySpace Canada GM to Board

Posted by Rob Lewis

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.

Company:
Nexopia.com
Website:
http://www.nexopia.com
Location:
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

A true internet success story, Nexopia grew from a small online community of teens in Edmonton Alberta to become Canada’s largest social networking site for youth. Now, with over 1.4 million members and hundreds of new accounts created every day, Nexopia is quickly solidifying its reputation as the place for teens to connect and express themselves. more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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