Science Names Social Marketing VP

Los Angeles-based technology incubator and studio Science said today that it has hired on Matt Monahan as its new Vice President of Social Media Marketing. Monahan was most recently at AlphaBoost, a startup which was building Facebook advertising reporting software. Monahan also co-founded The Comotion Group (acquired by Sharethrough) and was also an advisor to Wildfire (acquired by Google). Science said that Monahan will head up social customer acquisition for its portfolio firms. Science is behind such companies as DollarShaveClub, DogVacay, HelloSociety, Ellie, Uncovet, and others; the company is led by Michael Jones, former CEO of MySpace.