Social Native Adds Ragovin, Elbaz To Exec Team

Los Angeles-based Social Native, which operates a marketplace for connecting brands with content creators, said this morning that it has added Buddy Media co-founder Jeff Ragovin as Chief Growth Officer, and Scopely and Applied Semantics' co-founder Eytan Elbaz as its new Chief Strategy Officer. Ragovin and Elbaz are already major investors in the company. Elbaz is a very active investor in local companies; Ragovin's Buddy Media was sold to Salesforce for $745M, and Elbaz's Applied Semantics was sold to Google for $104M in pre-IPO Google stock.