NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voltari, a division of Motricity (Nasdaq:MOTR) and the leader in predictive analytical solutions for targeting mobile consumers, today announced the appointment of Paul Rector as Vice President of North American Sales. As a member of the executive management team, Rector reports directly to CEO Rich Stalzer. With nearly 20 years of digital advertising sales and operations experience across media, financial services and education technology, Paul Rector is an industry veteran with a successful track record of driving growth through new revenue channels. Prior to Voltari, Rector served as Chief Revenue Officer at Heartland Publications and was a mentor at the Connecticut Innovations – TechStart incubator. Previously he was Vice President and Founding Partner of Renzulli Learning, a University of Connecticut spin-out, where he created and led a SaaS operation and successfully exited after five years. Rector has also held VP of Business Development positions at Viacom and E*TRADE Financial. "Paul brings a wealth of industry experience and is a proven leader, having built global sales organizations and mentored technology start-ups," said Rich Stalzer, Voltari CEO. "He further strengthens Voltari's executive team and will be instrumental in helping our customers achieve sustained market advantages in working with Voltari." Paul Rector has extensive experience as an executive leader in new ventures and spin-outs that are backed by major institutions, and has developed services-oriented sales organizations with customer-driven product development teams. "I'm proud to join the Voltari team and what I believe is the best audience-development company in the market today. While there are dozens, if not hundreds of data analytics and ad network players out there, Voltari is the only player in the digital space that recognizes it is all about using data and impressions to curate multiple audiences for each brand so that we support customers' 2–3 key business outcomes through one relationship," said Paul Rector. "The Voltari Connect platform was designed for this exact approach, with its groundbreaking IP, automated optimization and ease of implementation."