|[January 30, 2014]
Auction.com Names Paul Weiskopf as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
IRVINE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
LLC, the world's largest online real estate marketplace, has named Paul
Weiskopf, a veteran Silicon Valley corporate strategist, as senior vice
president of corporate development.
For 20 years, Weiskopf has designed corporate strategies, executed
mergers and acquisitions, and managed strategic alliances for some of
the world's top technology companies. Based in Auction.com's Belmont,
Calif. office and reporting to Chief Financial Officer Bruce Felt,
Weiskopf is working closely with top executives to plan for the
company's continued growth.
"Paul's ability to develop smart growth strategies has helped top
technology companies become global powerhouses. As we respond to the
growing worldwide demand for Auction.com's industry-leading online real
estate marketplace, he will ensure that our expansion supports long-term
success and stability," Felt said.
As senior vice president of corporate development atAdobe Systems,
Weiskopf played an integral role in dozens of acquisitions and venture
investments, including the company's game-changing multibillion-dollar
acquisitions of Macromedia and Omniture (News - Alert).
Weiskopf was also vice president of strategy and corporate development
at Hewlett Packard, where he implemented and managed corporate
development activities for its server, storage and software businesses.
He has also held senior positions at two e-commerce firms, BenefitPoint
and InsWeb, and two management consulting firms, Accenture (News - Alert) and LEK.
"I'm excited to join Auction.com as it leads the transformation from
traditional sales to Internet-based real estate transactions," said
Weiskopf. "This effort to harness the power of the Internet to bring
transparency and efficiency to the global real estate marketplace will
forever change how real estate is transacted. I look forward to helping
the company fully realize its vision for the future."
With a track record of success counseling both publicly- and
privately-held businesses at various stages of their development - from
start-up to powerhouse - Weiskopf has a deep understanding of each phase
of a company's growth. He has also served on corporate boards of
directors and offers a valuable perspective on how strategic business
decisions are implemented companywide.
Weiskopf holds both a bachelor's degree in international political
economy and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.
Auction.com, LLC, is the nation's leading online real estate marketplace
and has sold more than $26 billion in assets since 2007. The company
serves a wide variety of real estate customers including some of the
largest financial institutions and investors, and many individual
consumers and agents. Auction.com, LLC�is headquartered in�Irvine,
California, and has North American offices in Newport Beach, Silicon
Valley,�Miami, New York, Austin, and Plano, with European offices
located in London, Spain, Frankfurt and Berlin. Visit�Auction.com
for more information.
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