As of 4:11 PM ET on June 18, 2013
Mr. Amoroso has served as a member of our board since February 2012. Mr. Amoroso has been an executive advisor to the senior management of Rovi Corporation, the provider of digital entertainment technology formerly known as Macrovision Solutions Corp., since December 2011 and served on Rovi's board of directors from July 2005 through April 2012. Mr. Amoroso was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rovi from July 2005 to December 2011. He served on the board of Foundry Networks, Inc., a provider of networking hardware, from October 2000 to December 2008 and as Chairman from January 2007 to December 2008, when it was sold to Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. Previously, Mr. Amoroso was an advisor to Warburg Pincus, a private equity investment firm, from September 2004 to June 2005. From July 2002 to August 2004, Mr. Amoroso was the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Vice Chairman of Meta Group, an information technology research and advisory firm. Mr. Amoroso served as President, Chief Executive Officer and as a director of CrossWorlds Software, Inc. from October 1999 until its merger with International Business Machines in January 2002. From November 1993 to October 1999, Mr. Amoroso held various positions at IBM, a global technology company, including as a member of the worldwide management committee. Prior to working at IBM, Mr. Amoroso was the lead technology partner and partner-in-charge of the Worldwide Insurance Consulting Practice at Price Waterhouse LLP.
Mr. Hayes has served as a member of our board since April 2012. Mr. Hayes has served as Executive Vice President of American Express Company since 1995 and Chief Marketing Officer since 2003, overseeing the company's marketing strategies and product development, as well as its global marketing, market research and publishing organizations. Prior to joining American Express, he was the President of Lowe & Partners, a leading brand and advertising firm, where he focused on the development of product positions and global campaigns for some of the world's top corporate brands. Mr. Hayes is a member of the Board of Regents of Seton Hall University.
Ms. James has served as a member of our board since January 2010. Ms. James joined Ernst & Young LLP, a global accounting services firm, in 1975, serving as a partner from 1987 until her retirement in June 2006, and as a consultant from June 2006 to December 2009. During her tenure with Ernst & Young, she was the lead partner or partner-in-charge of audit work for a number of significant technology companies, including Intel Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Amazon.com, Inc., Autodesk, Hewlett-Packard Company, as well as for the Ernst & Young North America Global Account Network. She also served on the Ernst & Young Americas Executive Board of Directors from January 2002 through June 2006. Currently, Ms. James serves as a director of Applied Materials, Inc., a supplier of nanotechnology materials, and Coherent, Inc., a laser and optical component manufacturer. She is a certified public accountant (inactive) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ms. James also serves as president and on the board of directors of the Tri-Valley Animal Rescue, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing homes for homeless pets.
Mr. Levchin has served as a member of our board since December 2012. Mr. Levchin is currently an investor in and adviser to emerging technology companies. Since January 2012, Mr. Levchin has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HVF, LLC, a start-up lab focused on solving big problems and improving lives by extracting insights from the vast quantities of recordable information. Previously, he was Vice President of Engineering at Google Inc. from August 2010 to August 2011. Prior to Google, Mr. Levchin was founder and Chief Executive Officer of Slide, Inc., a developer of social applications and social games, from January 2005 to August 2010, when it was acquired by Google. Prior to founding Slide, Mr. Levchin was Chief Technology Officer and a director at PayPal from March 2000 to December 2002, when it was acquired by eBay. Mr. Levchin co-founded Confinity Inc. in December 1998, and served as the Chief Technology Officer and a director through March 2000, when Confinity merged with X.com and became PayPal. Mr. Levchin founded NetMeridian Software, a developer of early Internet applications, in January 1996, and served as Chief Executive Officer from January 1996 to December 1998. Mr. Levchin also serves as chairman of the boards of Yelp Inc. and Kaggle Inc., and as a director of Evernote Corporation.
Mr. Liguori has served as a member of our Board since April 2012. Since January 2013, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer and director of Tribune Company, a multimedia company with businesses in publishing, digital, and broadcasting. Mr. Liguori served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Discovery Communications, Inc., the leading non-fiction media company in the world, from January 2010 to December 2011. Prior to that, he served as Chairman, Entertainment for Fox Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of FX Networks, an entertainment cable network owned by Fox. In this role, he was primarily responsible for overseeing the business and programming operations for FX and the Fox Movie Channel. Before joining FX Networks, he served in a series of positions with Home Box Office, Inc., including as Vice President of Consumer Marketing, where he was responsible for marketing efforts supporting the HBO brand and HBO original movies, and as Senior Vice President of Marketing at HBO's Home Video Division. He began his career in the advertising industry, where he held positions at Ogilvy & Mather as an account supervisor for Unilever and Saatchi & Saatchi as an account executive for Procter & Gamble. He currently also serves on the board of MGM Holdings Inc.
Mr. Loeb has served as a member of our Board since May 2012. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Third Point LLC, an investment management firm founded in 1995. In 1994, prior to founding Third Point LLC, Mr. Loeb was Vice President of high yield sales at Citigroup, and from 1991 to 1993, he was Senior Vice President in the distressed debt department at Jefferies & Co. Mr. Loeb began his career as an Associate in private equity at E.M. Warburg Pincus & Co. in 1984. Previously, Mr. Loeb was a member of the board of directors of Massey Energy Company (now known as Alpha Appalachia Holdings, Inc.) Pogo Producing Company and BioFuel Energy Corporation. He is a Trustee of the United States Olympic Foundation, Mount Sinai Medical Center, the Manhattan Institute, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, and Prep for Prep . He is also a member of the boards of directors of StudentsFirstNY and Success Academy Charter Schools and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Marissa Mayer was named Yahoo! CEO, President and Director in July 2012.
Prior to Yahoo! Marissa Mayer was Vice President of Local, Maps, and Location Services at Google where she oversaw product management, engineering, design and strategy for the company's suite of local and geographical products, including Google Maps, Google Earth, Zagat, Street View, and local search, for desktop and mobile.
During her 13 years at Google, Marissa held numerous positions, including engineer, designer, product manager, and executive, and launched more than 100 well-known features and products. She played an instrumental role in Google search, leading the product management effort for more than 10 years, a period during which Google Search grew from a few hundred thousand to well over a billion searches per day. Marissa led the development of some of Google's most successful services including image, book and product search, toolbar, and iGoogle, and defined such pivotal products as Google News and Gmail. She is listed as an inventor on several patents in artificial intelligence and interface design.
Prior to joining Google, Marissa worked at the UBS research lab in Zurich, Switzerland and at SRI International in Menlo Park, California. She graduated with honors from Stanford University with a B.S. in Symbolic Systems and a M.S. in Computer Science. For both degrees, she specialized in artificial intelligence. While at Stanford, she taught computer programming to more than 3000 students and received the Centennial Teaching and Forsythe Awards for her contributions to undergraduate education. In 2008, the Illinois Institute of Technology awarded her an honorary doctorate of engineering.
Marissa serves on the boards of directors of Walmart and Jawbone. She is also on the board of various non-profits, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Ballet, and the New York City Ballet.
Mr. McInerney has served as a member of our board since April 2012. Mr. McInerney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp from January 2005 to March 2012. From January 2003 through December 2005, Mr. McInerney was Chief Executive Officer of IAC's retailing division. Prior to that time, Mr. McInerney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Ticketmaster , formerly Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch, Inc. In these roles, he was responsible for all financial operations including SEC reporting, planning and budgeting, financial analysis and shareholder relations, and tax. He also worked closely with the business development team on strategic planning and acquisitions. Mr. McInerney also was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley for eleven years, advising a wide variety of public companies across several industries on restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, and other capital raising activities. He also serves on the boards of HSN, Inc. and Interval Leisure Group, Inc.
Mr. Webb has served as a member of our board since February 2012 and as interim Chairman of the Board since April 2013. Mr. Webb founded Webb Investment Network, a seed-stage venture capital firm, in June 2010 and serves as its sole Limited Partner. Mr. Webb has served as Chairman of the Board of LiveOps, Inc., a provider of cloud contact center solutions, since December 2008 and served as its Chief Executive Officer from December 2006 to July 2011. He is also a founder of Outside Counsel, a company focused on workplace mentorship. From June 2002 to August 2006, Mr. Webb served as Chief Operating Officer of eBay, Inc., an online global marketplace, and from August 1999 to June 2002, he served as President of eBay Technologies. Prior to that, Mr. Webb was the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Gateway, Inc., a computer manufacturer, and Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Bay Networks, Inc., a manufacturer of computer networking products. Mr. Webb is also currently a director of salesforce.com, inc. Mr. Webb also founded Webb Investment Network, a seed-stage venture capital firm, in June 2010. Mr. Webb was previously a director on several public company boards including Gartner, Inc. and Hyperion Solutions Corp. , and of several private company boards including Peribit Networks, Inc., AdMob, Inc., and Baynote, Inc.
Mr. Wilson has served as a member of our Board since May 2012. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MAEVA Group, LLC, a turnaround and restructuring boutique, which he founded in early 2011. Mr. Wilson was the Republican nominee for the office of New York State Comptroller in 2010. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Advisor on the President's Automotive Task Force from March 2009 to August 2009, and he was a Partner at Silver Point Capital, a credit oriented investment fund, where he joined as a Senior Analyst in May 2003 and served until August 2008. He also serves on the boards of Visteon Corporation, YRC Worldwide, Inc., The Hellenic Initiative, and Youth, I.N.C.
Mr. Wolf has served as a member of our Board since May 2012. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Activate Strategy, Inc., a strategy and technology consulting firm specialized in media, technology and entertainment, since March 2007. Previously, Mr. Wolf served as President and Chief Operating Officer of MTV Networks, Inc., a television and interactive media company, from October 2005 until February 2007. He joined MTV Networks from McKinsey & Co., where he was a Senior Director and Global Leader of the firm's Media, Entertainment and Information Practice from 2001 to 2005. Previously, he was a Senior Partner, member of the board of directors, member of the firm's executive management team, and leader of the Media and Entertainment Group at Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. which he joined in 1989.