ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced the promotion of Josh Christie to vice president of engineering. In this role, Christie is responsible for leading the global engineering team to enhance ChannelAdvisor's software as a service (SaaS) platform. Christie works closely with strategic partners, customers and ChannelAdvisor's product management team to deliver innovative solutions to e-commerce challenges.

"Retailers often don't have the bandwidth to master the complexities of selling online, and employing an all-in-one technology platform to manage their e-commerce business is critical to maximizing their time and profitability," said David Spitz, ChannelAdvisor president and chief operating officer. "Over the years, Josh has played a critical role in helping our customers address challenges and improve their online sales. He's built a great team, managed the implementation of our recent integrations with third-party marketplaces, created the Amazon Repricer and been behind a number of significant enhancements to our overall architecture."

Before joining ChannelAdvisor in 2006, Christie was a software design engineer at Microsoft. There, he was an early member of the team that created Visual Studio Team System, now Visual Studio ALM. Christie received Bachelor of Science degrees in computer engineering and computer science from North Carolina State University, where he graduated as a Park Scholar.

The ChannelAdvisor platform offers retailers and manufacturers leading cloud-based solutions to efficiently automate and manage the online selling process across multiple channels, including third-party marketplaces and digital marketing channels such as paid search and comparison shopping engines. Through a single inventory feed, ChannelAdvisor customers can manage their overall online selling process, from listing to order management, from one platform. By eliminating the tedious tasks of optimizing online listings and analyzing performance, ChannelAdvisor enables sellers to increase sales and successfully scale their e-commerce businesses.

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About ChannelAdvisor

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE:ECOM) is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more. Through automation, analytics and optimization, ChannelAdvisor customers can leverage a single inventory feed to more efficiently list and advertise products online, and connect with shoppers to increase sales. Billions of dollars in merchandise value are driven through ChannelAdvisor's platform every year, and thousands of customers use ChannelAdvisor's solutions to help grow their businesses. For more information, visit www.channeladvisor.com.

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