PeerStream, Inc. Appoints Kara Jenny as Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Jenny has 20+ Years of Senior Financial Expertise
NEW YORK, NY - (NewMediaWire) - December 10, 2019 - PeerStream, Inc. (“PeerStream,” the “Company,” “we,” “our” or “us”) (OTCQB: PEER), a communications software innovator developing enhanced security and privacy solutions for multimedia communication and data transmission, today announced the appointment of Kara Jenny as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Jenny’s appointment is effective immediately. Alexander Harrington has been serving as the Company’s Principal Financial Officer since May 2019, in addition to his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Jenny has over 20 years of senior financial expertise. During her career, she has created overall corporate strategy and managed financial and accounting operations, including SEC and SOX compliance efforts. She has also overseen customer service, operations and legal functions as well as led strategic and annual planning processes and has been a key contributor in facilitating several rounds of equity financing, including Preferred Stock Offerings, PIPE’s, Rights Offerings, and Common Stock Offerings.
“We welcome Kara Jenny to PeerStream to fill this important role as Chief Financial Officer,” said Jason Katz, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “As PeerStream’s operations evolve, Kara’s experience with running an efficient organization and implementing cost reductions is particularly valuable. Her understanding of intellectual property is also important as we continue to seek to expand, and defend, PeerStream’s IP portfolio. Kara already has a strong understanding of the business as she has served as a financial consultant to the Company since May 2019.”
Most recently, and since 2014, Ms. Jenny was Chief Financial Officer of Walker Innovation, a publicly traded intellectual property company. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Bluefly, Inc., an online retailer of designer apparel and accessories at a value. Ms. Jenny began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She was selected to join the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advisory Committee Member on Small and Emerging Companies and served on the Committee from 2011 until 2013.
About PeerStream, Inc. (OTCQB: PEER)
PeerStream is a communications software innovator developing enhanced security and privacy solutions for multimedia communication and data transmission. Our offerings target consumer, government and enterprise clients. Using multi-layered encryption, blockchain technology and other recent innovations, we are developing our proprietary PeerStream Protocol (“PSP”) to offer clients maximal data security and confidentiality. Our Backchannel product suite is a companion to PSP, including cross-platform applications, middleware and software development kits designed for highly secure end-user communications. For 20 years, we have built and continue to operate innovative consumer applications, including Paltalk and Camfrog, two of the largest live video social communities. The Company has a long history of technology innovation and holds 26 patents.
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