Springpad Adds Content from Real Simple, Bookish.com; Hires New CEO


Users of Springpad, the mobile personal assistant app, will soon have access to content from Real Simple and Bookish.com.

Springpad consists of a website, iPhone/iPad, and Android apps, where you can organize and save videos and photos, tasks, products, notes, checklists, and ideas. It also provides “relevant” recommendations.

“Real Simple provides users with solutions to make their lives easier,” said Kathleen Harris, editor of RealSimple.com. “Springpad’s mission of helping people remember great ideas and get things done in a mobile-friendly way maps well with ours. We couldn’t be more excited to be working with Jacqueline and the Springpad team. It’s a natural fit.”

Book discovery site Bookish.com will provide book recommendations, reading lists, and other features, curated by editors, for Springpad.

Other companies that provide content on Springpad include TripAdvisor.com, Wayfair.com, Glamour and Women’s Health.

New Springpad CEO

Jacqueline HamptonThe Boston-based company has also appointed Jacqueline Hampton as CEO.

According to Hampton’s LinkedIn profile, she most recently served as vice president of corporate development at Time Inc. Before that, she was executive director of planning at Time Inc., director of media investment banking at Citigroup Global Markets, associate for media investment banking at Merrill Lynch, and business systems analyst at American Management Systems.

She is also an adviser to sports technology startup Ubersense.com. Hampton has her undergraduate degree from Duke University and an MBA from The University of Virginia Darden Graduate School of Business.

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