LAS VEGAS, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kizzang, a leading promotional provider of personal themed entertainment, today announced its management team. This follows on the heels of the company's release of its first game on kizzang.com. The Kizzang 2013 Bracket Competition not only provides fans the ability to play for free, but could very well make them a multi-millionaire overnight. The Grand Prize is a $7,777,777.77 jackpot, and unlike most other bracket competitions, a First Prize of $77,777.77 will also be awarded. The company hasn't stopped there either, as 77 additional cash prizes of $777.77 each will be awarded. Once contestants register they can fill out their bracket until March 21, 2013 9am PST. "Robo's Revenge" The Final Three Games Challenge registration begins on March 31, 2013 at 6pm PDT and ends on April 6, 2013 at 3pm PDT. Kizzang.com is open to any U.S. resident over the age of eighteen.
The company is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernard Stolar as Kizzang's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stolar began his senior executive journey as President of Atari. He was also Executive Vice President of Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation division. Mr. Stolar extended his console experience as President at Sega of America and Mattel Interactive. Striking out on his own, he created Adscape Media, which was acquired by Internet giant Google. The company then tapped him to become their Games Evangelist. Before accepting the CEO role at Kizzang, The Stolar Group assisted companies with financing and management consulting.
Our Chief Product Officer is Vincent Bitetti. Mr. Bitetti was the CEO of TDK Corporation's video game subsidiary. Mr. Bitetti specializes in building product development solutions and licensing intellectual properties. He was the first to bring Shrek, Star Trek, Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean and other iconic brands to interactive media. While president at Crave Entertainment, he published the first ever Poker game on game consoles.
Our Vice President of Engineering and Games Is David Haag. David comes to Kizzang with over twenty years of experience in software development, gaming and amusement industries. Mr. Haag held senior engineering positions for International Game Technology, the global leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products, as well as online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. His area of expertise is in taking ideas from concept to market.Karen Andre has accepted the Vice President of Finance position. Ms. Andre brings over 20 years of financial management experience to Kizzang. Ms. Andre was most recently the Controller at KIXEYE, and has worked in venture backed start-ups with pioneering technologies including social networking, online couponing and other software/SAAS based companies. Karen started her career with the international public accounting firm KPMG in Paris, France. Her extensive experience includes financial reporting and controls, accounting, budgeting, and HR expertise. Our Chief Revenue Officer is Priscilla Eshelman. She is a digital advertising pioneer with proven success creating revenue streams from new technologies. Priscilla has worked with publishers since 1999 creatively monetizing Internet and mobile content. She brings a deep understanding of the digital advertising landscape having served as VP of Business Development for publisher Salon.com; in Publisher Development for Medialets, a mobile advertising technology provider; and Site Representation Manager and Sales Account Executive for an ad network, Tribal Fusion. The company will announce additional executives and key personnel in the near future.