04 February 2009 | Press Releases
NEW YORK (February 4, 2009) – Visible World Inc., the leading provider of targeted television advertising solutions, announced today that media veteran Michael J. Kelly was elected to the company’s Board of Directors. As a Director, Mr. Kelly will be working alongside Visible World investors Comcast, Time Warner, WPP, Viacom, Adams Street Partners, Alliance Bernstein, Dawntreader, and others in supporting the company.
Mr. Kelly brings significant experience in digital media, marketing, and technology, cultivated through leadership roles at high growth startups and prominently established media companies. He is most recently the President of AOL Media Networks and is currently Senior Advisor to Veronis Suhler Stevenson, the media-focused private equity firm.
“There is no doubt that data-driven, addressable, and interactive television advertising is a powerful catalyst for change in the media business” said Kelly. “Visible World’s targeted television solutions are transforming the way leading advertisers and media sellers approach their marketing and business strategy. I am pleased to join the Board of the company that is the acknowledged leader in this revolutionary space.” Prior to AOL, Mr. Kelly was president of Global Marketing at Time Warner, where he oversaw the company’s Global Marketing group, CEO and Founder of American Town Network and the Publisher of Entertainment Weekly magazine. He is an officer of the American Advertising Federation and has served on the boards of The Advertising Council and Professionals in Advertising PAC. In addition to Veronis, Suhler Stevenson, Mr. Kelly serves on the Board of Directors of Eyeblaster, Contextweb, and American Town Network.
“We are thrilled to have Mike join our Board,” said Bill Katz, Chairman of Visible World. “His expertise in digital media and marketing will be a great asset to the company as we expand adoption of Visible World’s targeted television solutions in 2009 and beyond.”