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Jun. 28, 2012 9:30 am

Austin-based music platform startup Rockify hires Montco media exec Mark Tuttle

A music platform startup with employees in Austin, Texas and New York City has just hired a Philadelphia-area media executive as its Chief Content Officer. Rockify, whose latest product, Rockify.tv, has been described as “Pandora for music videos,” was founded in April 2011 by 28-year-old Joel Korpi. The startup hired Mark Tuttle, 61, to lead […]

A music platform startup with employees in Austin, Texas and New York City has just hired a Philadelphia-area media executive as its Chief Content Officer.

Rockify, whose latest product, Rockify.tv, has been described as “Pandora for music videos,” was founded in April 2011 by 28-year-old Joel Korpi. The startup hired Mark Tuttle, 61, to lead its content acquisition and management efforts.

Tuttle previously owned a “boutique communications and media design agency” based in Montgomery County, according to his LinkedIn profile. He also produced several aviation television series hosted by astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Rockify has seven employees: its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Marketing are in New York, its four-person development and marketing team is in Austin and its Chief Content Officer will now work out of Montgomery County.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technically Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called β€œIt’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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