Jupitermedia Announces That John Patrick, Former IBM Vice President of Internet Technology Joins Its Board of Directors
Business/High Tech Editors
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 7, 2003
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq:JUPM) today announced that John R. Patrick has joined its board of directors.
Mr. Patrick retired from IBM in 2001 after a 35-year career where his most recent position was Vice President of Internet Technology. He is the author of the recently published book Net Attitude (Perseus Publishing). Mr. Patrick becomes the fourth independent director on the Jupitermedia board of six.
“We consider it an honor and a terrific asset to have someone such as John Patrick join our board of directors,” stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. As Chief Technology Officer for IBM’s Internet activities, Mr. Patrick was involved in many of IBM’s Internet technology initiatives during the 1990s and is acknowledged for his positive contributions in Louis Gerstner’s new book Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance? (HarperCollins Publishers). Mr. Patrick also served in various financial roles during his career at IBM including a stint as Chief Financial Officer of various business units of the company. “He brings a rare and well-rounded business resume that will be tapped by both our board of directors and executive team,” said Mr. Meckler.
About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq:JUPM), (www.jupitermedia.com) headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information, research and media resources for information technology and Internet industry professionals. Jupitermedia includes the internet.com and EarthWeb.com Network of over 150 Web sites and 175 e-mail newsletters that generate over 200 million page views monthly. Jupitermedia also includes Jupiter Research, a leading international research advisory organization specializing in business and technology market research in 18 business areas and 10 vertical markets. In addition, Jupiter Events include nearly 40 offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics.
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