Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – December 6, 2005 – Publicly held shared web hosting company, Interland , has appointed individuals to two key posts: Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Technology Officer.
Judy Hackett has been named as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In her role, Hackett will serve as a key member of the executive team and is responsible for overseeing all marketing.
Vikas Rijsinghani has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. In his role, Rijsinghani will serve as a key member of the executive team and is responsible for overseeing all technology operations, development and product planning.
Ms. Hackett has over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, advertising and brand development. She was Chief Marketing Officer at CareerBuilder, an online and print recruitment company co-owned by Tribune, Knight Ridder and Gannett where she led consumer marketing, corporate communications, and product development. Prior to CareerBuilder, Hackett was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at HeadHunter.NET and helped take the company public in 1999. As an executive officer, Judy played an instrumental role in all aspects of marketing.
Hackett was also Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising for TBS Superstation, Turner Broadcastingâ€™s flagship entertainment station and the most watched cable network. Hackett has held several roles in advertising and marketing at television stations, including General Marketing Manager and Creative Director at CBS and UPN Affiliates. Hackett has received numerous industry awards in her illustrious career including an EMMY, ADDY, PRSA Phoenix Award and Promax/BPME Gold Medallion. She graduated from Kent State University with a degree in Journalism.
Jeff Stibel, President and CEO, Interland stated, ”Judy is a proven strategic thinker who has successfully implemented marketing efforts that created memorable brands, grown revenues and built lasting companies. By adding Judy to our team, we gain an industry veteran with traditional and Internet-related marketing experience at successful organizations such as CareerBuilder, HeadHunter and TBS. She is a wonderful fit for our executive management team and I look forward to working closely with her as we build our brand within the industry.”
Mr. Rijsinghani has extensive technical and management experience and combines an understanding of current technologies with the ability to execute across various business models. Rijsinghani has created and led technology divisions at several companies. He was Chief Technology Officer and a founding member of VerticalOne Corporation which was sold to S1 Corporation and was Chief Technology Officer at Proficient Systems. Previously, Rijsinghani was President of Neoglyphics Media Corporation, a website design and consulting firm. In addition, he held various senior technology management roles at Sun Microsystems and PriceWaterhouse. He graduated from Cornell University with dual degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
Jeff Stibel added, ”Vikas brings a wealth of technical experience, a deep understanding of the web services industry and strong business acumen to Interland. His leadership in technology development and implementation will allow Interland to accelerate the companyâ€™s patented, industry leading technology. I look forward to working closely with Vikas as we continue to transform Interland.”
To learn more about Interland, please visit: www.interland.com.