Mr. Venverloh has been a director of the Company since September 2011. Mr. Venverloh has worked in digital media and advertising since 1994, including more than twelve years at Google and stints at a major news website and global advertising agencies. Mr. Venverloh currently serves as Director, Global Sales within Google Shopping, and from 2000-2010 he served as Google’s Head of Distribution Partnerships and launched Google’s Enterprise Division. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Venverloh led Weather.com’s sales efforts for the West Coast. From 1994 to 1996 he worked at global ad agencies Saatchi & Saatchi and DDB Needham. Mr. Venverloh has also served as an advisor to digital media startups and served on the boards of directors of several non-profits. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Southern Methodist University and a Master’s Degree in Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Venverloh brings to the board valuable senior executive leadership experience and extensive digital media and advertising expertise. With senior management experience at a large public Internet company as well as service as an advisor to smaller digital media startups, Mr. Venverloh is well positioned to advise the board on a wide cross-section of new media matters.