VP, Octane360, Local.com
Adam Rioux has more than 12 years of interactive advertising, marketing and digital media experience. Most recently, he was chief executive officer and cofounder of Octane360, a technology start-up providing domain-based local advertising solutions that was acquired by Local.com in July 2010.
Prior to Octane360, Rioux served as president of Media Solutions Holdings, a private equity-owned holding company, which acquired and managed five companies. He also cofounded Verapass Group, a leading interactive direct response marketing company that was ultimately acquired by a division of ValueClick (NASDAQ:VCLK) in 2005. Prior to Verapass, he was vice president of business development for L90, a leading Internet marketing company where he played an integral role in taking the company public.
Rioux holds a graduate degree from Villanova University and a B.S. from West Virginia University.
Local.com Corp. (NASDAQ: LOCM) owns and operates a leading local search site and network in the United States. The company uses patented and proprietary technologies to provide more than 20 million consumers each month with relevant search results for local businesses, products and services on Local.com and over 1,000 partner sites. Local.com powers over 100,000 local Web sites, and tens of thousands of small business customers use Local.com products and services to reach consumers using a variety of subscription, performance and display advertising and Web site products. To advertise or for more information, visit www.local.com.
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