Newark, Delaware – (The Hosting News) – December 17, 2007 – Web hosting company and ColdFusion expert, HostMySite.com, has appointed former Walt Disney Company and Affinity Internet executive, Derek Vaughan, as its new Vice President of Marketing.
Mr. Vaughan formerly served at the Walt Disney Company during the dot com boom for such brands as ESPN.com and NASCAR.com. After successfully marketing team accessories during the first concurrent interactive television and Internet ecommerce broadcast for Super Bowl XXXIV, Mr. Vaughan was recruited by startup web hosting company, Affinity Internet, Inc. in 2000, as Senior Director of Marketing. During that time, Affinity grew from a startup of 12 employees to a major web hosting brand of over 250 employees and over 200,000 hosted accounts.
In addition, Mr. Vaughan was an owner and partner in web hosting marketing firm, TechPad Agency for the past 2 years. Mr. Vaughan has also been active in the web hosting press, acting as Editor of The Hosting News for the past two years, while producing feature articles for PingZine Magazine, The WHIR, sitepoint.com, tophosts.com, hostsearch.com, comparewebhosts.com.
Lou Honick, CEO of HostMySite.com remarked, ”Derek Vaughan is one of those rare individuals who combine classical business training, unbridled creativity, and hands-on web hosting industry knowledge. He is recognized by his peers in the web hosting profession as one of its thought leaders, and brings great passion to his marketing campaigns. The HostMySite.com team joins me in welcoming Derek — we know his arrival will be great for our current and future customers.”
Mr. Vaughan commented, ”The role of the customer in this business reminds me of the way that Walt Disney organized his company. If you are a customer of HostMySite.com, you will receive world class service and support driven by the vision of the owners, Lou Honick and Neil Heuer. That’s a company that I can believe in and work for.”
HostMySite.com was recently honored by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Business Journal and Wharton Small Business Development Center as a recipient of the ‘Philadelphia 100’, which tracks the fastest growing, privately held companies in the Greater Philadelphia area. HostMySite.com was ranked 38th out of the elite 100 companies. The company also celebrated 10 years in the web hosting and domain name business this year. HostMySite.com hosts websites from over 130 separate countries around the globe.
Founded in 1997, HostMySite.com is a privately-held provider of customer-focused web hosting services. With a combination of sophisticated hosting technology and applied business knowledge, HostMySite.com provides individuals, small businesses, and large corporations with affordable managed dedicated servers, Virtual Private Servers (VPS), and shared web hosting solutions, supported by 24x7x365 live support through toll-free telephone, email, and live online chat. The company is based in Newark, Delaware.
For more information about HostMySite.com, please visit: www.hostmysite.com.