Press release Lighthouse8; Sydney, April 8, 2014.
We’re pleased to announce that Roland Irwin, former GM of Marin Software will be joining Lighthouse8 as our new Managing Director for the Asia Pacific market.
I am thrilled that Roland will be joining our team,” said Freddy Aurso, CEO of Lighthouse8. “Roland shares our values and our focus on technology and innovation. Coming from the world leading Revenue Acquisition Management Platform, Marin Software, he brings a unique insight and understanding of digital marketing performance and business intelligence to our team.
At Lighthouse8, Irwin will have oversight of the strategic direction and operation of our team in Australia and for the further expansion in the APAC market.
I am honoured to join Lighthouse8, and very much look forward to working with the international teams to further expand our presence in the APAC market,” said Irwin. “Lighthouse8 is a rare blend of very competent and experienced staff combined with the entrepreneurial spirit and flexibility that enables them to be in the forefront of the industry.
As the GM of Marin Software AU/NZ, Irwin has been instrumental in Marin’s Australian growth. Since opening the Australian office in 2011 he helped grow the company to 50 clients and over 500 brands, as well as experiencing a 200% staff increase year-on-year.
Driving business growth and profitability through the implementation of strategic programmes for Marin’s large ASX clients was a key component of his role. Irwin enjoyed presenting prospects with solution proposals and tailoring the application to suit their specific business needs and drive true ROI for their businesses.
Prior to working with Marin, Irwin spent 2 years as the Digital Marketing Manager at Toyota where he helped digitise marketing initiates, launch multiple vehicles and helped lead the online adoption of CAD based assets.
Earlier in his career, he was the Product Manager at Tickets and held numerous digital marketing and product positions at News Corporation.
Lighthouse8 is an international management consulting company specializing in business intelligence and performance marketing. Across our teams in Europe and APAC we work together with some of the worlds leading companies to optimize their online business performance and create business value.
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