NEW YORK, March XX, 2018 – Continuing its pace of rapid growth, leading video distribution platform GlassView has announced its expansion into Latin America with the opening of a new office in Sao Paulo. The office will be led by Eduardo Alves, VP, Accounts, formerly with Like Sugar Influence Marketing Agency and Ricardo Filho, VP, Accounts, formerly with Omega Nutrition Inc. In their new positions, Alves and Filho will both be responsible for building the company's presence in Brazil, where GlassView is currently reaching 90 million unique viewers.
"Recognizing that the nation of Brazil currently ranks fourth for the number of digital video viewers in the world, it is clearly time for us to expand to support online video advertising opportunities in this market,” said James G. Brooks, GlassView's Founder & CEO. "Today's appointments of Eduardo Alves and Ricardo Filho in the new Sao Paulo office demonstrates our long-term commitment to serving Brazil and the Latin American market."
Alves joins GlassView with more than 15 years of experience in advertising, marketing and media sales activities such as prospecting, negotiation and CRM. He was most recently Partner/ Business Director at Like Sugar Influence Marketing Agency where he was responsible for new business, client campaign oversight and talent management. Prior to that he was Partner/ Account Manager at Agência Senso responsible for digital marketing, ESP management, new business and more. Alves also held a variety of sales and advertising positions at Kinomaxx Advertising, Rádio Capital, Rádio Antena 1, and Gazeta Mercantil.
"The steady increase of online video consumption rates in Brazil makes it a prime market for GlassView's services,” said Alves. "I am excited to join the GlassView team and look forward to working with Ricardo on expanding the reach of digital video marketing in Latin America.”
Filho joins GlassView with more than nine years' experience as a supervisor and financial analyst. He was most recently Shipping Supervisor for Omega Nutrition Inc., a Canadian company where he was a team leader and responsible for proper documentation for all export shipments. Preceding this position, Filho was Commercial Supervisor for Brazilian technology company Decisão Sistemas Ltda. responsible for client, trade union and partner relations as well as leading and motivating the sales team. He was also a financial analyst for Damovo do Brasil Ltda.
"After working internationally, I'm thrilled to be back in Brazil and look forward to working with Eduardo to bring GlassView's industry-leading approach to online video distribution to the country that I love,” said Filho.
GlassView's team includes a Board of Directors comprised of former LVMH North America Chairman Renaud Dutreil, who previously held several ministerial positions in the highest levels of French Government; Chien Chung (Didi) Pei, chairman of the China Institute and partner in the legendary Pei Partnership Architects; Beauty and Well Being Founder & Editor Clémence von Mueffling; Jim Porcarelli, Co-founder of MediaCom North America; former Conde Nast executive Stephanie Newhouse; CBS Revenue & Operations Executive Director Dennis Colon; former Vogue.com Creative Director Candy Pratts Price; and Gregory Baker, former UK Minister of Energy & Climate Change and current member of the House of Lords.
GlassView's mission is to ensure clients' videos appear on top-tier environments reaching the most engaged influential audiences. Best known for delivering the highest level of performance, the GlassView video platform offers access to over 1.5 billion unique users worldwide, and over 280 million unique users in the United States (comScore Nov. 2016), reaching 98% of the connected country. The GlassView team and Board of Directors features executives from Conde Nast, CBS, MediaCom and LVMH. Launched in 2015, GlassView has headquarters in New York City, and offices in San Francisco, Tokyo, Singapore, London, Paris and Dubai, among other locations. For more information on GlassView, please visit www.glassview.com.