LOS ANGELES, CA
[February 26, 2015] – Slickdeals, the largest consumer-driven deal sharing platform, today announced the appointments of Tim Cadogan and Nathan Hubbard as new independent directors to its board.
Tim Cadogan is the chief executive officer of OpenX, an advertising technology company that helps publishers grow their businesses. OpenX operates one of the largest, most efficient and highest quality programmatic markets in the world. From 2003–2008, Mr. Cadogan served as senior vice president of Global Advertising Marketplaces at Yahoo!, where he oversaw the primary advertising product lines including display, search and video. Previously at Yahoo!, he was vice president of search where he was responsible for both the consumer search and the paid search businesses. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Mr. Cadogan was vice president of Search at Overture (formerly GoTo.com). He holds a BSc degree from The London School of Economics, an MPhil degree from Oxford University, and an MBA from Stanford University.
Nathan Hubbard is the head of commerce at Twitter, where he is responsible for designing and executing the company’s commerce strategy across all areas of the business on a global scale. He joined Twitter in August of 2013 after serving as CEO of Ticketmaster. Prior to Ticketmaster, Mr. Hubbard was CEO of Live Nation Ticketing (a division of Live Nation Inc.), where he led Live Nation's ticketing unit and was responsible for creating a new and innovative concert ticketing company. He joined Live Nation in 2006 through the purchase of Musictoday, where he served as the CEO. Mr. Hubbard is a graduate of Princeton University and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
"Slickdeals is uniquely positioned as a leader in social commerce and the Web’s leading deal sharing community. As we continue our quest to bring the very best deals to consumers, it is tremendously valuable to have a strong board that can provide input and guidance to the management team,” said Josh Meyers, CEO of Slickdeals. “Tim and Nathan are world-class internet leaders and innovators, whose experience spans the most critical pillars of our business – social, commerce, advertising, and consumer experience. We look forward to the insights they will bring to Slickdeals as members of our board."
Founded in 1999, Slickdeals.net is a free, user-driven deal sharing site with a mission to provide consumers an avenue to collaborate and share information in order to make the best shopping decisions. Slickdeals is the largest deal sharing platform on the Internet, and with the help of its community, has saved members over $3 billion. Slickdeals has done this by providing its users a forum for communication and various shopping tools. The company prides itself on being user and community focused, never allowing paid placement for Frontpage deal listings.
Regina Novickis, Slickdeals, 310-709-3046, Regina.Novickis@Slickdeals.net