|Audit||Nominating and Governance||Compensation||Technology and Innovation|
Chair of the Board of Directors
Joan M. Lewis serves as Board Chair at comScore. An accomplished executive, strategic leader, and trusted advisor to CEOs and Boards of small and large businesses, Ms. Lewis is widely recognized for driving global business growth through expertise and innovation. She has extensive experience as a leader and coach, developing large organizations and supporting the growth of individuals.
Previously, Ms. Lewis served on the global senior executive team of Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s largest consumer packaged goods company and recognized leader in consumer knowledge, brand building and marketing. Her 27 year career at P&G culminated in seven years as the Senior Vice President and Officer of Global Consumer & Market Knowledge, leading a team of 1,300 people in over 50 countries with a combined budget of over $400 Million.
Ms. Lewis has served on the Singapore Industry Advisory Board for Consumer Insights, the Advertising Research Foundation Board of Directors, and in 2010 Joan was the first market research executive recognized in Advertising Age’s “Top 25 Women to Watch.”
Ms. Lewis serves as an advisor to technology and analytics companies and currently serves on the boards of Vitamix, Symphony EYC, and Lieberman Research Worldwide (LRW). Ms. Lewis lives in Cincinnati, Ohio and holds a B.S. from Miami University.
|Gian M. Fulgoni|
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Fulgoni is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of comScore Inc. He also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Previously Mr. Fulgoni served as Executive Chairman from the company’s founding in 1999 until March 2014 and as Chairman Emeritus from March 2014 until August 2016.
From 1981 to 1998, Mr. Fulgoni was President / CEO of Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the leading global supplier of retail POS scanner information to the CPG industry, where he grew the company’s revenues at an annual rate of 40% to more than $500 million annually and its market value to $1.5 Billion. In 1996, IRI was recognized by Advertising Age magazine as the largest U.S. market research firm.
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 1992, Mr. Fulgoni 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 Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame and named Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2012, Mr. Fulgoni was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Glamorgan in Wales in recognition of his entrepreneurial skills and achievements in market research. He was named a “Great Mind” by the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF), which in 2014 also conferred on him a Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the ARF board and support of the ARF community.
Mr. Fulgoni has long been involved in the growth of hugely successful public companies. From 1991 until 1999, he served as a member of the board of Platinum Technology, Inc., during which time the company grew from $80 million to more than $1 Billion in annual revenues and established itself as a global leader in the software services industry. In 1999, Platinum Technology was acquired by Computer Associates in an all-cash transaction valued at $4.0 Billion -- at the time the largest-ever acquisition in the software industry. Mr. Fulgoni also served on the board of U.S. Robotics prior to its acquisition in 1997 by 3 Com in a transaction valued at $8 Billion. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Fulgoni served on the board of yesMail.com, a leading supplier of permission-based e-mail services. In March 2000, yesMail.com was acquired by CMGI for approximately $700 million.
Today, Mr. Fulgoni serves on the boards of PetMed Express (NASDAQ:PETS), the nation’s largest pet pharmacy; InXpo, a leading supplier of technology for hosting virtual events and Prophet, a brand and marketing consultancy. He is also President of the North American Foundation for the University of Manchester (NAFUM) and a member of the Supervisory Board of the Journal of Advertising Research, for whom he authors a regular column, “Numbers, Please.”
Mr. Fulgoni is a popular speaker at conferences worldwide and has appeared frequently on ABC News, Bloomberg TV, CBS News, CNN, FOX Business News, NBC News, and the PBS Nightly Business Report. He is a regular contributor to CNBC’s Squawk Box.
Educated in the U.K., Mr. Fulgoni holds a B.Sc. degree (with Honors) in Physics and an M.A. in Marketing. In 2016 he was awarded a Doctor of Science (D.Sc) honoris causa degree by Lancaster University to mark his outstanding contributions to the field of global market research. He is the co-holder of a U.S. patent governing comScore’s data collection technology.
|Magid M. Abraham|
Dr. Magid Abraham is co-founder of comScore, Inc. and a serial entrepreneur. He was CEO of comScore for 14 years since inception, and was particularly focused on product innovation, business strategy and industry leadership. He also served as the company’s Executive Chairman from March 2014 until July 2016.
Dr. Abraham was also founder and CEO of Paragren Technologies, Inc., which specialized in delivering large scale CRM systems, and, before that, he was president and COO of IRI., a major international research company, which he led through a period of rapid growth and innovation.
Dr. Abraham is a recognized expert on consumer and market measurement, modeling and analytic solutions. He has authored award winning articles in a variety of academic and industry journals. He received the AMA’s Parlin award, and MIT’s Buck Weaver award in recognition for contributions and outstanding leadership in the theory and practice of Marketing Science, and the Advertising Research Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He was named Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year and inducted in the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. He was designated along with comScore as a "Technology Pioneer" by the World Economic Forum.
He has served on the boards of IRI, comScore, Milo.com, xAD, Poplicus, the Ad Council, the ARF, the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and the Center for Innovative Technologies.
Dr. Abraham received a Ph.D. in Operations Research and an M.B.A. from MIT, and an Engineering degree from the École Polytechnique, France.
Executive Vice Chairman & President
Bill Livek has been in the business of measuring consumer behavior for more than three decades.
As Executive Vice Chairman & President for comScore, his passion for the media, marketing and entertainment industries spurs him to be a driving force for innovation in audience measurement.
Bill says his mission at comScore is to accelerate the pace of that innovation, and offer an improved solution for cross-platform measurement, not available anywhere else.
“Our expertise and information assets enable us to provide the most granular measurement solutions that reflect the ever-changing way that people are consuming content across platforms."
Bill draws upon his industry experience and audience measurement expertise as a frequent speaker at advertising industry events.
Prior to joining comScore, Bill served as Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Rentrak, where he spearheaded the next generation of products to precisely measure movies and TV everywhere. Bill previously served as Co-Chair/Co-Owner of Simmons Market Research Bureau, Co-Founder of Transactional Data Solutions (an LLC with MasterCard), Co-President of Experian Research Services, Vice President of Sales/Marketing for Arbitron and was a principal shareholder in Birch Research, which was later integrated into Scarborough Research, where he served as President and CEO.
When he’s not busy overseeing the advancement of comScore’s cross-platform initiative, Bill loves riding his road bicycle about 100 miles a week. His idea of a great vacation is a scenic, weeklong bike trip.
Executive Vice Chairman
Serge Matta serves as comScore’s Executive Vice Chairman. He is focused on developing comScore’s global product, innovation and technology strategy.
Mr. Matta has been with comScore since shortly after its inception in 1999. He served as President of comScore from June 2013 until March 2014, when he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he served as President of Commercial Solutions, leading comScore's commercial team. Prior to that role, he oversaw comScore's global telecom and mobile practice as President of comScore Mobile Solutions. He was instrumental in the expansion of comScore's telecom solutions globally, including the development and growth of comScore's syndicated and custom mobile measurement products for in-depth consumer insights. He began his comScore career in product management where he acquired and maintained a deep understanding of comScore products and technologies.
Mr. Matta is frequently invited to serve as a guest speaker, and frequently participates on panels at a variety of industry events including CTIA, CTAM, NCTA, US Telecom Board, Ad Tech, CTAM and e-Metrics.
Prior to comScore, Mr. Matta was with MicroStrategy where he was part of their consulting group. He holds an MBA from American University and is fluent in English, French and Arabic.
Chairman, Consumer Orbit
Bill Engel is the chairman of Consumer Orbit, a consumer sciences practice located in Kansas City, Missouri, and is a board member of comScore, having formerly served on the Rentrak Board of Directors, as well. Consumer Orbit is a leading aggregator of behavior-based consumer data and serves the Banking/Retail/E-Tail and CPG markets. Mr. Engel has more than 40 years of experience in the media and marketing information industries and has been a pioneer in the use of transactions-based data. He co-holds a patent for the integration of disparate datasets.
Mr. Engel served as SVP of Innovation for the Marketing Services Group of Experian, Inc., a provider of information, analytical and marketing services worldwide, and was co-president of Experian’s subsidiary Experian Research Services. He also served as Chairman and CEO of Simmons Market Research Bureau following its acquisition by Symmetrical Resources, which he co-founded in 1992, and was CEO of Simmons' joint venture with MasterCard International - TDS. Mr. Engel was a partner and EVP of Birch Scarborough Research, and held various executive positions with the Arbitron Company from the early 1970s until 1978. Mr. Engel started his career at Southern Broadcasting Corporation in 1969.
Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dynamic Signal
Mr. Fradin currently serves as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dynamic Signal, a social media marketing technology company that he co-founded. He previously served as CEO of Adify, an advertising company that he also co-founded, which was sold to Cox Enterprises in 2008.
Prior to that time, Mr. Fradin was comScore’s Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Mr. Fradin currently serves on the Board of Directors for TubeMogul and CoachArt and has previously served on the boards of Udemy, Outside.in and several others.
He holds a B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Former CEO, Crimson Hexagon & Chair, Advisory Board, Ninah/Publicis
Patricia Gottesman is a C-suite executive with expertise in digital media, analytics, marketing, operations and new product development. In addition to comScore, Ms. Gottesman serves on the Board of Directors of WWE (NYSE: WWE), a leading global sports entertainment company and has previously served on the Board of Directors of Rentrak and as a Trustee for the DC-based Committee for Economic Development. She currently chairs the Advisory Board of Ninah, a strategic consulting unit of the Paris-based Publicis Groupe.
In 2011 and 2012, Ms. Gottesman served as President and CEO of Harvard University SaaS analytics start-up Crimson Hexagon. Ms. Gottesman and her team brought a significant funding round into the company, delivering the foundation for unparalleled growth. During this period, Crimson Hexagon was recognized as number seven on “Fast Company’s” list of "The 10 Most Innovative Companies on the Web" (March 2011), quadrupled its global client base and secured a Fortune 500 top client list with an average market cap of more than $7 billion.
Prior to Crimson Hexagon, Ms. Gottesman held top P&L roles in product, marketing and brand strategy, business and operations at Cablevision—the fifth largest U.S. cable distributor, MSG owner and the creator of AMC Networks. She received the NCTA Vanguard Award; shared responsibility with the operating team for delivering a $6 billion annual consumer and SMB revenue budget; led the 120-member branding, marketing and product teams that developed and executed the cable industry’s Optimum branding and Triple Play acquisition strategy; was one of three inventors on an ad-tech cable patent; and, led the brand and product teams that won two NATAS Emmy Awards for digital interactive television.
|William J. Henderson|
Former Postmaster General of the United States
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.
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.
|Ronald J. Korn|
President, Ronald Korn Consulting
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.
Partner, W.R. Huff Asset Management Co., LLC.
Brent Rosenthal has been a Research Analyst for WRH Partners II, L.L.C. and its affiliates ("WRH") since 2002.
Before joining comScore’s Board of Directors in 2016, Mr. Rosenthal served as a director of Rentrak since August 2008. In 2010, Mr. Rosenthal became Vice Chairman of Rentrak’s Board of Directors and served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors upon his re-election in 2011.
Mr. Rosenthal also serves on the boards of directors of various private companies and is an adviser to the Board of Directors of Park City Group (NASDAQ: PCYG). Prior to 2002, Mr. Rosenthal served as Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for RSL Communications Ltd. from 1997 to 2001. Prior to joining RSL, Mr. Rosenthal served emerging media companies for Deloitte & Touche LLP from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Rosenthal is a Certified Public Accountant.
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