Board of Directors
Dr. Magid Abraham is the co-founder of comScore, Inc., and currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dr. Abraham served as CEO from the company’s founding in 1999 until March 2014.
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 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 has been 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 market research, consumer modeling and innovative information solutions. He has authored many articles in a variety of academic and industry journals. His most recent honor, received in January 2011, was the Buck Weaver Award for Marketing, established by MIT’s Sloan School of Management for individuals who have made important contributions to the advancement of theory and practice in marketing science. In 2009 he received the AMA’s Parlin Award, a preeminent national honor recognizing one individual annually who has demonstrated “outstanding leadership and sustained impact on advancing the evolving profession of marketing research over an extended period of time.” 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 was also named Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year in 2008.
He was also inducted in the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, designated along with comScore as a “Technology Pioneer” by the World Economic Forum, and was named a “Great Mind” by the Advertising Research Foundation. Dr. Abraham has given numerous speeches on Internet industry trends and marketing subjects in various industry conferences and forums.
Dr. Abraham received a Ph.D. in Operations Research and an M.B.A. from MIT. He also holds an Engineering degree from the École Polytechnique, France's premier science and engineering school.
|Holdings: 112,149 shares View Transactions|
|Date||Type||Shares Traded||Price Range|
|Apr 9, 2014||Sell||37,544||32.01|
|Apr 7, 2014||Automatic Sell||5,221||31.28|
|Apr 2, 2014||Automatic Sell||45,297||32.34|
|Apr 1, 2014||Automatic Sell||40,986||32.76|
|Mar 31, 2014||Automatic Sell||20,000||32.83|
|Mar 31, 2014||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||1,785||32.79|
|Mar 31, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||851||32.79|
|Mar 28, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||33,390||32.97|
|Mar 14, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,760||30.92|
|Mar 14, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||3,852||30.92|
|Mar 14, 2014||Option Execute||3,620||n/a|
|Mar 7, 2014||Automatic Sell||10,400||31.40|
|Mar 6, 2014||Automatic Sell||62,900||31.54|
|Mar 5, 2014||Automatic Sell||60,000||31.89|
|Mar 4, 2014||Automatic Sell||57,687||32.27|
|Mar 3, 2014||Automatic Sell||26,700||31.52|
|Feb 20, 2014||Automatic Sell||11,100||32.01|
|Feb 19, 2014||Automatic Sell||3,900||32.00|
|Feb 19, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||70,612||31.88|
|Feb 19, 2014||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||1,693||n/a|
|Feb 19, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||559||31.88|
|Feb 18, 2014||Option Execute||65,250||n/a|
|Feb 18, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||3,038||31.86|
|Feb 18, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||3,199||31.86|
|Feb 14, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,200||31.00|
|Feb 11, 2014||Automatic Sell||15,000||30.03|
|Dec 31, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||4,230||28.61|
|Dec 31, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||2,017||28.61|
|Dec 31, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||545||28.61|
|Dec 31, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||179||28.61|
|Dec 2, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||392,385||n/a|
|Dec 2, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||0||n/a|
|Nov 19, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,200||n/a|
|Oct 31, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||13,586||26.72|
|Oct 31, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||6,480||26.72|
|Oct 31, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||4,007||26.72|
|Oct 31, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,325||26.72|
|Sep 12, 2013||Automatic Sell||50,000||28.21|
|Sep 11, 2013||Automatic Sell||50,000||28.18|
|Sep 10, 2013||Automatic Sell||60,000||28.10|
|Sep 9, 2013||Automatic Sell||39,219||27.86|
|Sep 6, 2013||Automatic Sell||19,186||28.87|
|Sep 6, 2013||Automatic Sell||10,025||28.92|
|Sep 5, 2013||Automatic Sell||38,168||29.02|
|Sep 5, 2013||Automatic Sell||38,259||29.02|
|Sep 4, 2013||Automatic Sell||17,100||29.44|
|Sep 4, 2013||Automatic Sell||17,100||29.44|
|Mar 28, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||130,056||16.78|
|Mar 15, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,760||17.34|
|Mar 15, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||7,241||n/a|
Mr. Fulgoni is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Emeritus 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.
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 also 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; Prophet, a brand and marketing consultancy; Dynamic Signal, an Internet marketing services company; CBR, a leader in cord blood banking and the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF). He is also President of the North American Foundation for the University of Manchester (NAFUM).
Mr. Fulgoni is a popular speaker at conferences worldwide and has appeared frequently on ABC News, Bloomberg TV, CBS News, CNBC, CNN, FOX Business News, NBC News, and the PBS Nightly Business Report.
Educated in the U.K., Mr. Fulgoni holds a B.Sc. degree (with Honors) in Physics and an M.A. in Marketing. He is the co-holder of a U.S. patent governing comScore's data collection technology.
|Holdings: 457,156 shares View Transactions|
|Date||Type||Shares Traded||Price Range|
|Mar 31, 2014||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||2,532||32.79|
|Mar 31, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,062||32.79|
|Mar 21, 2014||Automatic Sell||56,300||33.51|
|Mar 20, 2014||Automatic Sell||38,100||33.11|
|Mar 14, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||7,929||30.92|
|Mar 14, 2014||Option Execute||3,460||n/a|
|Feb 26, 2014||Automatic Sell||5,600||33.04|
|Feb 24, 2014||Automatic Sell||27,400||32.41|
|Feb 21, 2014||Automatic Sell||50,000||32.52|
|Feb 21, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||7,053||n/a|
|Feb 20, 2014||Automatic Sell||11,700||32.02|
|Feb 19, 2014||Automatic Sell||900||32.02|
|Feb 19, 2014||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||26,256||n/a|
|Feb 19, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||8,546||31.88|
|Feb 12, 2014||Automatic Sell||57,680||31.18|
|Feb 11, 2014||Automatic Sell||72,140||30.53 - 31.03|
|Dec 31, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||2,902||28.61|
|Dec 31, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,217||28.61|
|Oct 31, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||9,319||26.72|
|Oct 31, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||3,909||26.72|
|Sep 9, 2013||Automatic Sell||25,291||27.89|
|Sep 6, 2013||Automatic Sell||19,350||28.87|
|Sep 5, 2013||Automatic Sell||38,259||29.02|
|Sep 4, 2013||Automatic Sell||17,100||29.45|
|Mar 15, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||6,921||n/a|
|Mar 15, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||8,756||17.34|
|Feb 18, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||8,907||16.25|
|Jan 1, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||25,073||13.78|
|Jan 1, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||9,244||13.78|
|Aug 21, 2012||Option Execute||217,891||0.25|
|Mar 29, 2012||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||35,000||n/a|
|Mar 16, 2012||Disposition (Non Open Market)||6,474||23.16|
|Feb 18, 2012||Disposition (Non Open Market)||10,832||22.93|
|Jan 1, 2012||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||12,997||21.20|
|Jan 1, 2012||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,305||21.20|
|May 2, 2011||Automatic Sell||58,100||30.33|
|Apr 29, 2011||Automatic Sell||21,900||30.13|
|Mar 31, 2011||Automatic Sell||24,300||29.23|
|Mar 30, 2011||Automatic Sell||26,100||29.35|
|Mar 29, 2011||Automatic Sell||25,600||29.15|
|Mar 25, 2011||Disposition (Non Open Market)||7,461||28.52|
|Mar 25, 2011||Automatic Sell||100||29.01|
|Mar 7, 2011||Automatic Sell||600||29.01|
|Mar 7, 2011||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,464||n/a|
|Mar 4, 2011||Automatic Sell||3,300||29.01|
|Feb 23, 2011||Automatic Sell||61,200||27.57|
|Feb 22, 2011||Automatic Sell||99,630||27.99|
|Feb 18, 2011||Automatic Sell||89,170||28.09|
|Feb 18, 2011||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||24,547||n/a|
|Feb 18, 2011||Disposition (Non Open Market)||10,710||28.02|
Serge Matta serves as comScore’s Chief Executive Officer. He is focused on developing comScore’s global product and business strategy, enhancing client relationships and partnerships, and leading comScore’s global employee base.
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 CEO. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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