Senior Communications and Media Executive Dr. Massey has held Positions at Lions Gate Entertainment, CBS, Viacom as well as advising many early stage ventures
Massey will further strengthen Thumzup’s strategic positioning, relationships and corporate governance
(Los Angeles, CA) March 10, 2023 – Thumzup Media Corporation (“Thumzup” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: TZUP) is pleased to announce that Dr. Joanna D. Massey is joining the Company’s newly formed Advisory Board. Dr. Massey brings to Thumzup decades of experience relevant to the Company’s near and long-term growth strategies.
The Thumzup mobile app, which is available for download in the App Store and Google Play, incentivizes virtually everyone to become social media advocates for the brands they enjoy by paying them cash (through PayPal and other major cash apps) for approved posts.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Massey, an existing investor in Thumzup, to our Advisory Board,” stated Robert Steele, Chief Executive Officer of Thumzup. “A seasoned leader with deep experience in strategic communications, reputation management, public companies and startups, Dr. Massey’s insights will help shape and inform the Company’s strategies and tactics. Having joined KULR Technology Group’s Board of Directors prior to their listing on the NYSE American stock exchange, we are confident that Dr. Massey’s insights and board experience will help strengthen our corporate governance as we prepare to apply to uplist to a national stock exchange.”
Dr. Massey has extensive experience advising executive teams at Fortune 500 companies, startups, and non-profit organizations. As a seasoned C-level communications executive and consultant, she has over 25 years’ experience in the media and digital technology industries strategizing on global brand reputation management as Head of Communications at Condé Nast Entertainment and Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at Lions Gate Entertainment and at The Hub Network, a joint venture between Discovery, Inc. and Hasbro, Inc. She also held Senior Vice President positions in communications and media relations at CBS Corporation and Viacom, Inc., now Paramount Global. Dr. Massey currently serves as a public company Board Director and management consultant, as well as a managing director at Golden Seeds, an early-stage investment firm with over $175 million in investment in nearly 250 female-run businesses. Dr. Massey received an MBA from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in psychology from Sofia University. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Exceptional Women Alliance, Women Corporate Directors, and Madam Chair, a group of 200+ female Chairs and Lead Directors of publicly traded companies.
“The Thumzup application is very compelling, and its mission is simple – to democratize social media advertising, inspired by how other market disruptors have upended how consumers use taxi services and where they stay on vacation, which is why I became an early investor in the company in September 2022,” said Dr. Massey. “Thumzup appears to be on a trajectory to achieve impressive multiples as it moves towards uplisting to a national exchange, and I am happy to be working with the management team and board of directors to assist in growing the business and streamlining corporate governance.”
Thumzup Media Corporation (Thumzup) is democratizing the multi-billion dollar social media branding and marketing industry. Its flagship product, the Thumzup platform, utilizes a robust programmatic advertiser dashboard coupled with a consumer-facing App to enable individuals to get paid cash for posting about participating advertisers on major social media outlets through the Thumzup App. The easy-to-use dashboard allows advertisers to programmatically customize their campaigns. Cash payments are made to App users/creators through PayPal and other major cash apps for approved posts.
Thumzup is a publicly traded company (OTCQB stock ticker: TZUP). For more information, please visit https://www.thumzupmedia.com
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