Gian Fulgoni is executive chairman and co-founder of comScore, Inc. Mr. Fulgoni brings more than 30 years of leadership experience to the comScore team. From 1981 to 1998 he served as president and CEO of Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the international market research company, where he grew the firm's revenues at an annual compound rate of 40 percent to levels in excess of $500 million per year. In 1996, IRI was recognized by Advertising Age as the largest U.S. market research company.
Long involved with the growth of hugely successful technology businesses, Mr. Fulgoni served on the boards of U.S. Robotics, Platinum Technology and YesMail.com prior to their respective acquisitions by 3Com, Computer Associates and CMGI in multi-billion dollar transactions. Today, Mr. Fulgoni serves on the boards of PetMed Express (NASDAQ:PETS), the country's leading pet pharmacy, and The Advertising Research Foundation.
Mr. Fulgoni has been the recipient of numerous industry awards: In 1991 and again in 2004, Mr. Fulgoni was named Illinois Entrepreneur of the Year, the only person to have twice received that honor. In 1991, he received the Wall Street Transcript Award for outstanding contributions as CEO in enhancing the overall value of IRI to the benefit of its shareholders.
In 2008, Mr. Fulgoni was inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, joining such luminaries as Leonard Lavin, founder of Alberto Culver and Gordon Segal, founder of Crate & Barrel. Also in 2008, Mr. Fulgoni was named an Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year.
Educated in the U.K., Mr. Fulgoni holds a master's degree in Marketing and a B.S. in Physics.
Dr. Magid Abraham is president, CEO and co-founder of comScore, Inc. Prior to co-founding comScore, Dr. Abraham was founder and CEO of Paragren Technologies, Inc., which specialized in delivering large scale Customer Relationship Marketing (CRM) systems for strategic and target marketing. Paragren's customer base included large consumer marketing companies in the telecommunications, financial services, travel and retail industries. Paragren is now part of Siebel Systems.
Before founding Paragren, Dr. Abraham was president and COO of Information Resources, Inc., a major international research company, which he led through a period of rapid growth in revenues, market share and profit. Throughout his IRI career, Dr. Abraham was a prolific innovator who designed a number of pioneering marketing applications that became standards of CPG marketing practice.
Dr. Abraham is a widely recognized expert on consumer modeling and decision support systems. He has authored several articles in the Harvard Business Review and Marketing Science. He has received the Paul Green award by the American Marketing Association (AMA) for the "best article that shows or demonstrates the most potential to contribute to the practice of marketing research and research in marketing," and the AMA's William F. O'Dell Award for an article "that has made the most significant long-term contribution to the marketing discipline." Dr. Abraham has given numerous speeches on marketing subjects in various industry conferences and forums. In 2008, Dr. Abraham was named an Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year.
Dr. Abraham received a Ph.D. in Operations Research and an M.B.A. from MIT. He also holds an Engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique, France's premier science and engineering school.
Mr. Chang currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Towona Media, a China-based digital media provider. In addition, he serves as Chairman and Managing Partner of GC3 & Associates International, a management consulting and private investment firm specializing in strategic planning and the execution of technology and media enterprises.
Mr. Chang previously served as Executive Chairman of Netstar Group Holding Company, an Asian Pacific networking system integration company, from 2003 to 2010. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Chang was Chairman and CEO of News Corporation's Star TV Group, the leading multi-channel satellite television network providing access to more than 300 million viewers across Asia, the Indian sub-continent, and the Middle East. He has also served in senior executive roles at Hughes Electronics and McDonnell Douglas. Mr. Chang previously served on the boards of directors of Apple Computer Inc., Agile Software Corporation, DirectTV, News Corporation and Palm, Inc., and he is currently on the board of directors of Neustar, Inc.
Mr. Chang holds a B.A. from California State University-Fullerton and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.
Jeffrey Ganek was chairman and chief executive officer of NeuStar, Inc., a company that provided clearinghouse services to the telecommunications industry. From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Ganek was senior vice president and managing director of Communications Industry Services at Lockheed Martin. The Communications Industry Services group was acquired from Lockheed Martin in 1999 to form NeuStar. From 1993 to 1995, he was vice president, Asia Operations for Global TeleSystems Group, a communications service provider in Europe and Asia.
Previously, Mr. Ganek was vice president of marketing at GTE Spacenet, director of marketing and corporate development at MCI Communications Corporation, and held various positions at AT&T.
Mr. Ganek holds an M.S. in Public Policy and Management and a B.S. in Economics from Carnegie-Mellon University.
William Henderson was the 71st postmaster general of the United States and the fifth career employee to lead the world's largest postal system. He served in that position from May 1998 until his retirement in May 2001.
Prior to his appointment as postmaster general and chief executive officer,
Mr. Henderson served as chief operating officer. Previously, he served as vice president of employee relations, and then chief marketing officer and senior vice president.
In addition to his service in Washington, D.C., Mr. Henderson has served in postal management positions in Chicago, Greensboro, Memphis, and Stockton, among other locations. In 1997, Mr. Henderson received the Postal Service's John Wanamaker Award, and in 1998 he received American University's Roger W. Jones Award for Executive Leadership. In 1998, Mr. Henderson also received an honorary Mailing Excellence Award from the National Postal Forum for his work with the nation's professional mailing industry.
Mr. Henderson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and served in the U.S. Army.
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Visible World Inc.
William Katz is non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Visible World Inc., a privately-held multimedia marketing services provider. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Katz served as president and chief executive officer of BBDO New York, the flagship office of BBDO Worldwide, the world's third largest global agency network. Mr. Katz also currently serves on the board of directors of Papaya King, a privately-held restaurant chain.
Mr. Katz holds a B.A. in business and psychology from American University.
Mr. Korn serves as President of Ronald Korn Consulting, which provides business and marketing services to a limited number of clients.
Mr. Korn is a Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation Committee of PetMed Express, Inc., and Ocwen Financial Corporation. Mr. Korn is also a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of comScore, Inc. He has also served as a Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at various public companies, including Engle Homes, Inc., Vacation Break U.S.A., Inc., and Magicworks Entertainment Corporation.
Mr. Korn's service as a board member follows a successful career as a employee and partner with KPMG from 1961 to 1991, where Mr. Korn's client responsibilities included a number of large financial institutions and various public corporations in several offices before retiring as managing partner of the Miami office.
Mr. Korn graduated from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School and New York University Law School. He was a CPA in several states with his license currently inactive. He was admitted to the New York Bar, but has never practiced law.
Jarl Mohn, also known as Lee Masters from his radio career, has served as a director since June 2008. Mr. Mohn has also served on the board of directors of Scripps Network Interactive since June 2008. From December 2003 until July 2008, Mr. Mohn served on the board of directors of CNET Networks, Inc., where he also served as non-executive chairman from October 2006 to July 2008.
Mr. Mohn also previously served on the boards of directors of XM Satellite Radio, Inc. from May 2004 to July 2008 and the E.W. Scripps Company from 2002 until 2008. Mr. Mohn was the founding President of Liberty Digital Inc., a publicly traded subsidiary of Liberty Media Group involved in interactive television, cable television networks and Internet enterprises, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from June 1999 to March 2002.
Prior to founding Liberty Digital, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of E! Entertainment Television. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Mohn was Executive Vice President and General Manager of MTV and VH1. His professional career also includes twenty years in radio.
Mr. Mohn attended Temple University, where he studied Mathematics and Philosophy.