YuMe Recruits Former 3Com and Hewlett-Packard Leader Chris Paisley to Its Board
REDWOOD CITY, CA, Feb 01, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
YuMe, a leading provider of digital video brand advertising software
and services, today announced the appointment of Chris Paisley to the
company's board of directors. Paisley currently serves on the boards
of Equinix, Fortinet, Ambarella, Volterra Semiconductor and Bridge
Capital Holdings, and brings strong financial and technology
experience to YuMe.
Paisley is currently the Dean's Executive Professor of Accounting at
the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. "Chris is
one of the best leaders in the business and we're thrilled to welcome
someone of his caliber to the team," said Jayant Kadambi, CEO, YuMe.
"With Chris' expertise in finance and technology, he will be a great
asset to our board."
Paisley's experience also includes tenure as Senior Vice President of
Finance and Chief Financial Officer with 3Com Corporation. During his
15 years at 3Com, the company grew from $50 million in annual sales
to nearly $6 billion annually. Prior to 3Com, Paisley served as Vice
President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Ridge Computers, a
scientific workstation manufacturer, and earlier held a variety of
accounting and finance positions with Hewlett-Packard. He was also
previously on the board at both Electronics for Imaging from 2004
until 2008, and at 3PAR from 2006 until 3PAR's acquisition by
Hewlett-Packard in 2010.
"YuMe is an industry leader in digital brand advertising innovation.
I look forward to working closely with the YuMe board and executive
team and contributing to the future direction and growth of the
organization," Paisley said.
Paisley holds a Bachelor's degree in business economics from the
University of California at Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the
Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles.
YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video
brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven
technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory
monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand
receptive audiences across a wide range of Internet-connected
devices. Designed to serve the specific needs of brand advertising,
YuMe's technology platform simplifies the complexities associated
with delivering effective digital video advertising campaigns in
today's highly-fragmented market. YuMe is a privately held company
headquartered in Redwood City, CA with European headquarters in
London and eight additional offices worldwide. The company is backed
by Accel Partners, BV Capital, DAG Ventures, Intel Capital, Khosla
Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Samsung Ventures, Translink Capital and
WestSummit Capital. For more information, visit www.YuMe.com/pr,
follow @YuMeVideo and like YuMe on Facebook.
YuMe is a trademark of YuMe. All other brands, products or service
names are or may be trademarks or service marks of their respective
[ InfoTech Spotlight's Homepage ]