VerticalScope Hires Detroit Digital Veteran Michael May to Head Midwest Sales

North America’s #1 Automotive Online Publisher Makes Key Hire.

Toronto, Canada, May 07, 2016 --( VerticalScope Inc. today announced that online automotive advertising veteran Michael May has joined the Toronto-based digital publisher to lead Midwest digital advertising sales out of Detroit as Director, Auto and National Brand Sales, Midwest.

VerticalScope is one of the largest digital publishers in North America with over 95 million unique visitors every month across its more than 1,000 sites. VerticalScope owns and operates sites across seven verticals including Automotive, Powersports, Outdoor, Health & Wellness, Home Improvement, Pets, and Technology.

Previously, Michael was with Prohaska Consulting and prior to that was RVP for Martini Media, Verve Mobile and Centro Media, LLC., where he worked with many of the largest automotive advertisers in the country. Michael has over 20 years experience working in Detroit advertising and media on the sales and agency sides of the business.

Andy Jacobson, VP of Sales for VerticalScope says, “We are pleased to have an industry veteran like Michael join us in Detroit to lead our growing team and help educate agencies and clients on our growing and valuable audience as well as our unique capabilities.”

About Group (div. of VerticalScope Inc.)
VerticalScope’s Group is the #1 largest in-market automotive digital publisher and largest overall online auto audience per comScore. Its 550 auto sites attract nearly 30 million monthly vehicle owners, shoppers and influencers, creating the largest auto-focused social media network in the world. Visit for more information.

About VerticalScope Inc.
VerticalScope enables the world to share expertise and discover knowledge on subjects they love. Established in 1999, VerticalScope owns and operates consumer shopping portals and interest-based online communities focused on the Automotive, Powersports, Outdoor, Health & Wellness, Home Improvement, Pets, and Technology vertical markets. VerticalScope’s online properties reach an average of 95 million highly qualified buyers and purchase decision makers each month. Visit for more information.

Jerry Orban
VP Corporate Development
VerticalScope Inc.
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