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Volta Appoints Mike Schott as Senior Vice President, Media Sales

Next Generation Media Platform Taps Proven Industry Talent to Expand Reach

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Volta Charging ( announced today that Mike Schott has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Media Sales to manage and lead the growth of the media sales team, drive media revenue and client development in order to support Volta’s expansion.

Mike Schott
Mike Schott, Senior Vice President, Media Sales for Volta Charging

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Mike Schott brings to Volta a wealth of industry experience including most recent work leading sales for ad technology and data firm, Viant. There, Schott helped build and bring to market innovative solutions around people-based marketing and deterministic data. His digital experience also includes audience-based targeting, publisher direct, programmatic, and TV-to-online targeting and measurement. Prior to making the jump to digital, Schott focused on broadcast and cable television, print, out of home, and sports sponsorship sales. Over his career, he has worked for some of the industry’s most reputable media companies including FOX Sports Net, NBC Universal, Hearst and Time Inc.

“Mike’s varied experiences in traditional advertising, digital media and sponsorship sales made his selection to lead the Volta media sales team simple,” said Volta Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer Drew Lipsher. “His appointment underscores the company’s commitment to innovating for brands on a media network that challenges conventions and transform communities in the process.”

“The opportunity to organically connect brands with consumers through a smart technology platform people love is what’s so attractive to me,” said Mike Schott. “Volta is growing quickly and I’m looking forward to diving in and driving revenue to support the company’s goals in full.”

“What excites me most about Mike joining the team is his proven ability to lead teams to success,” said CEO and Founder, Scott Mercer. “Volta has a unique opportunity to introduce brands to consumers and Mike can make those connections.”

Mike will be based at Volta’s San Francisco headquarters.

About Volta
Volta is the only media platform that powers electric cars, for free. Powered by smart technology that people love, Volta helps brands establish trust and form deep connections with consumers more effectively than any other media alternative. Through iconic, dynamic displays, a revolutionary service, unparalleled breadth and depth of reach, hand picked premium locations, and measurable results, Volta is positioned to challenge old media conventions—and transform communities in the process. Launched in 2010, Volta has become the most widely distributed, media sponsored, electric car charging network in the U.S., offering companies a platform to make communities more sustainable for future generations. Contact us at

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