Edgenet Grows Product Team With Addition of Automotive Aftermarket Expert

NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 10, 2018 – Edgenet, the world’s most complete product experience management platform, today announced the hire of Joe Thomas, a long-time veteran of the automotive aftermarket. Edgenet has selected Joe Thomas to provide industry-leading guidance and support to advance their product content solutions within the automotive aftermarket.

“As the leading product content platform chosen by more than 750 automotive brands, we are proud to welcome Joe to our growing organization,” said Steve Proctor, CEO of Edgenet. “Joe’s intimate knowledge of the industry brings tangible value to our company strategy as we reinforce our continued focus and commitment to the automotive aftermarket.”

“I’m thrilled to join the Edgenet team and bring a deep level of context around the unique issues the automotive market is experiencing,” said Joe Thomas, automotive program manager at Edgenet. “From working on both the manufacturer and data supplier side, I’ve seen the challenges that each is facing when it comes to data standardization and requirements, communicating with retailers, and utilizing e-commerce solutions, such as Amazon and Google, to maximize sales. Edgenet is well-poised to eliminate these pain points in a way that no other company is doing in this space.”

Joe Thomas will serve as a key member of leadership on Edgenet’s product team to advise and support the advancement of the Edgenet platform. Joe will leverage Edgenet’s existing content distribution functionality and capitalize on the creation of industry specific standards (ACES/PIES) to execute on the 2018 product roadmap.

For more information on Edgenet’s product experience management platform, visit: https://edgenet.com/.

About Edgenet

Accurate, current content fuels product experiences. Edgenet combines product experience management and GDSN® in one powerful platform, allowing suppliers and retailers to organize, distribute and analyze all their product content — all in one place. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee with a network spanning more than 10,000 brands, Edgenet’s technology is the most complete product experience management platform that simplifies workflows and creates experiences that drive margins and marketshare.

About Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas hails from the Motor City State coming off a stent at Tenneco Automotive (TEN), a fortune 500 company and world leading manufacturer of Ride Performance and Clean

Air products and technology solutions. With over 19 years of industry experience in retail, manufacturing, and hands on repair; his specialties include the creation and maintenance of application specific product content. Organizational involvement includes membership and leadership roles within AutoCare Association and YANG (Young AutoCare Network Group).

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