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ABOUT HANGIT

The HangIt™ Platform enables app publishers and marketers to electronically “hang” messages and marketing anywhere and have their target customers notified on their smartphones when they get there. HangIt was founded on the principle that mobile location on smartphones changes everything.

With HangIt, app publishers and marketers can get in front of their customers at precisely the right place and time and deliver a rich notification that is sure to get their attention.

MANAGEMENT TEAM
Nicholas Johns
Nicholas Johns

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & CO-FOUNDER

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Nicholas co-founded HangIt with Jason Hogg, and leads the company in the role of Chief Executive Office. Nicholas crafted HangIt’s initial patent filing in 2011 and is currently responsible for architecting HangIt’s contextually-aware, location-based platform. Nicholas has spent the last two decades as a technology senior executive, having served as a Vice President of Technology at American Express and General Counsel for Revolution Money. Prior to these leadership roles, he practiced as an intellectual property law as an attorney at Merchant & Gould from 1999 to 2006 At Revolution Money, Nicholas closed $100M in financings, and led the company through the process of transaction to American Express for a sale price in excess of $300M in 2010. In the wake of the sale to American Express, Revolution Money was rebranded as Serve, which is the fastest growing bank-on-a-card product in America today. At American Express, Nicholas functioned as a technology executive, architecting DevExchange, which is an Open API platform used by business units across the organization. DevExchange is used to support many of Serve’s most successful partnerships. Nicholas has deep experience in intellectual property, having architected Revolution Money’s intellectual property, which today includes twenty-seven issued patents in the United States alone, including some of American Express’s most important patents. Nicholas holds JD from New York University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University.
Jim Gardiner
Jim Gardiner

CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

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Jim Gardiner is our Chief Technology Officer. and brings a wealth of experience in emerging technologies including mobile app development, wireless technologies, database systems as well as data mining.  Prior to his work here, Jim was Chief Technology Officer for TransWorld Network, Corp, a wireless ISP with network deployments in the southwestern part of the United States. Jim was responsible for all technology initiatives for this company including their mobile app development, database system implementations, network infrastructure, and development of their back-office support systems. Prior to this, Jim served as a technology consultant for Citibank, Sun Microsystems, the Ontario Government, Royal Bank of Canada, and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada.  Jim holds a bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario.

PRESS RELEASE October 7, 2014

HangIt Raises $6.2 Million Seed Funding to Disrupt Mobile Marketing

“The HangIt platform is a blank sheet approach which makes using mobile location fast, easy and free to app developers and publishers so that they can create contextually relevant experiences for smartphone users,” Hogg said. “Our first products on the platform will disrupt the mobile advertising industry by creating new marketing channels that deliver increased relevance and revenue to app developers and publishers by reaching and redirecting customers when they are ready to buy.”…