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Work experience

May 2000Present

Technology Professionals

W3i, LLC

W3i is more than 120 experts strong, and each of them is working to drive users to your app, or help you make a profit on your app. More than that, they're part of a stable company working to bring long-term sustainability to yours. We continue to develop new ways to reach users with relevant, high-quality applications. We set the industry standards with our ethical business practices. And we've grown year after year after year. It's our intent to help you do the same.W3i is a leader in monetization and user acquisition services for mobile and desktop apps. Utilize an experienced team of app-savvy marketers with deep technical know-how and many years of industry experience to grow your app business. We are ready to collaborate with app developers to execute programs that quickly deliver revenue and quality users. For monetization, maximize the revenue your app or traffic generates by using a low-friction ad alternative, promoting high-yielding offers. For user acquisition, W3i delivers a high-volume, high-quality audience at performance-based pricing. W3i’s technology was optimized on more than 700 million app installs, that’s 7 installs per second. To learn more, visit www.W3i.com.

Skills

Customer Service
Technology
Mobile Application Network

W3i's VisualCV Blog

W3i: St. Cloud State University, Minnesota

W3i is an applications (“app”) development and marketing company based in suburban St. Cloud, Minnesota, and a longstanding supporter and donor to St. Cloud State University student programs. As a service provider to social media and mobile computing developers worldwide, W3i draws on the talent pool of recent graduates from SCSU and does its part to ensure that SCSU programs have the resources they need to continue a legacy of quality higher education.St. Cloud State University (SCSU) is a four-year public university based in St. Cloud, Minnesota, offering over 200 undergraduate and 60 graduate degree programs through two colleges and six schools. Established in 1869 as the Third State Normal School, SCSU has developed over the past 140 years into the largest of the Minnesota state colleges and universities. With a faculty of 904 instructors serving nearly 17,000 students each academic year, SCSU prides its reputation as a community-oriented school where students can learn through close interaction with faculty, researchers, and area professionals. In recent years, SCSU has been notable for its Division I hockey team, the Huskies, and for its media studies and broadcast journalism programs such as the music production studio, Husky Productions; student radio and reporting (KVSC-FM), and its student-run television station (UTVS).

Summary

Ryan, Aaron, and Robert Weber established the company that would become W3i in 2000 and the company has been expanding ever since. The Webers initially created Freeze.com, a website providing free apps direct to consumers. In 2007, having reached 50 employees, received a $15 million investment from Alta Communications, and acquired several other sites, Freeze.com became W3i Holdings, LLC.

Today, W3i is a complex monetization and distribution company for mobile app businesses. The company continues to improve and grow. In 2010, W3i launched its Mobile service, which provides innovative tools to increase revenue and distribution to iOS developers and advertisers. In 2011, W3i released AppAllStar, which uses limited-time offers to draw customers to quality games. Later than year, W3i began offering its Mobile App Ad Platform, providing new distribution systems and creating new methods of generating revenue for app developers. In November 2011, W3i launched its $10 million AppX program, which funds user acquisition, analytic support, and expert production for mobile social games. As of December 2011, W3i has over 100 employees, as well as offices in Minneapolis and Sartell, Minnesota, and San Francisco, California, to accommodate the company’s rapid expansion. W3i has helped many mobile app and mobile game companies create, distribute, optimize, and monetize quality products. As such, the company has received many testimonials from the likes of Yahoo!, Surf Canyon, and YesGnome. W3i supports the local community through charitable activities, including a fundraising campaign for CentraCare, a local hospital, and helps fund community education initiatives in Sartell.

Objective

Professional and Social Media Networking

Interest

New apps, Mobile Applications, Social Media Networking