Jim Warner Joins INVISION, Inc. Board of Directors
NEW YORK, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — INVISION, Inc., the leading provider of advertising systems to the media industry, today announced that Jim Warner will join its Board of Directors. Warner will offer deep experience and expertise to the Company as it accelerates its efforts to deliver cross-platform solutions for traditional and advanced television, mobile, and digital media.
“Jim has an extensive background in the media business, as he has built and led organizations across digital media, network television, pay-TV and magazine publishing,” said Lynda Clarizio, CEO of INVISION. “We are extremely excited to add such a savvy leader to our Board of Directors. Jim’s proven track record and unique experience is a perfect fit for the direction in which INVISION is headed.”
“INVISION is making tremendous strides, delivering innovative advertising technologies and providing its customers with invaluable service,” said Warner. “I look forward to working with INVISION’s talented management team and helping them extend their leadership role in the advertising solutions space.”
Offered on both an enterprise and hosted basis, INVISION’s software-based solutions manage the sale of more than $13 billion in annual television advertising inventory, helping more than 45 media outlets increase the revenue yield on available advertising inventory.
About Jim Warner:
Jim Warner currently is the principal of Third Floor Enterprises, an advisory firm specializing in digital marketing and media.
Warner joined Avenue A in 2000 and built its East Coast operation into one of the pre-eminent digital agencies. He became Executive Vice President of the company when it acquired Razorfish in 2004. He also served on the executive committee of aQuantive, the parent company, which was acquired Microsoft in 2007.
Before joining Avenue A, Warner held senior positions at Primedia, CBS and HBO. He led Primedia’s magazine division overseeing more than 250 consumer and business magazines, websites and trade show properties. He was President of the CBS Television Network from 1995-1998 where he managed the advertising sales, affiliate relations, distribution, research, marketing and promotion, and standards and practices functions. From 1989-1994 he served as founding President, CBS Enterprises, the company’s worldwide syndication and licensing business. From 1986 to 1989 he was VP, HBO Enterprises, responsible for HBO’s program distribution, co-productions and international operations. Warner holds a BA with honors from Yale College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
About INVISION, Inc.:
Founded in 1993, INVISION, Inc. (http://www.invisioninc.com) develops software to support the ad sales and traffic processes for cable networks, broadcast networks, television syndicators and Hispanic-focused media. With offices in New York and Atlanta, INVISION’s clients include BET, Bloomberg, Bravo, CNBC, E! Entertainment Television, Galavision, Game Show Network, G4/Tech TV, TV Guide Network, Hallmark Channel, NBC Universal, ION, Sony Pictures Television, Telemundo, Telefutura, WGN America, Azteca America, Univision, Warner Bros. and The Weather Channel.
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