Deirdre Bigley has served as a member of our Board since May 2016. Ms. Bigley joined Bloomberg, L.P, a global business and financial information and news leader, in 2009 and became Chief Marketing Officer in 2013. Prior to joining Bloomberg, L.P., Ms. Bigley spent thirteen years at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), serving in several capacities, including serving in her final years as Vice President of Worldwide Advertising and Interactive and Vice President of Worldwide Brand. Ms. Bigley has served on the Board of Directors of Wix.com, Inc., a cloud based development platform, since November 2017. Ms. Bigley also currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Slice, an online pizza ordering platform, and MAKERS, a media brand accelerating the women’s movement. Ms. Bigley holds a B.A. in English Literature from West Chester University.
Qualification/Skills/Attributes: Extensive experience working at multinational corporations with teams across a range of products and significant business and operational experience, particularly as a senior marketing executive at media and technology companies.
Thomas R. Evans has served as a member of our Board since March 2012. From January 2014 through December 2015, Mr. Evans served as Advisor to the Board of Bankrate, Inc., a leading aggregator of financial rate information, and from March 2004 until December 2013, when he retired, Mr. Evans served as its President and Chief Executive Officer and a director. Mr. Evans served as a director of Millennial Media, Inc., a public mobile marketplace company, from 2014 to November 2015 and as a director of Future Fuel Corp., a public chemical manufacturing company, from 2005 until September 2015. Mr. Evans served as a director of Angie's List, Inc., an online platform that connects home service professionals to customers, from February 2016 to September 2017, including serving as its Chairman of the Board from October 2016 through September 2017, until it was merged with the HomeAdvisor business of IAC/InterActiveCorp. Mr. Evans currently serves as a director of ANGI Homeservices Inc. and serves as a member of its Audit Committee and Chairman of its Compensation Committee. As of February 2021, Mr. Evans also serves as a director of G Squared Ascend I Inc., a special purpose acquisition company, and serves as a member of its Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. Mr. Evans holds a B.S. in business administration from Arizona State University.
Qualification/Skills/Attributes: Breadth of business experience, particularly as a senior executive in internet and media industries, and service on the board of directors of public companies, provides valuable insight into operational strategy and execution.
Qualification/Skills/Attributes: Extensive global marketing and management experience as well as domestic and international start-up experience, particularly as a senior executive with online marketing experience in the internet and travel industries.
Rachna Bhasin has served as a member of our Board since August 2019. Ms. Bhasin is the Founder/CEO of EQ Partners, a strategic advisory, consulting and investment company serving early stage US and UK companies in the areas of technology and media, and Co-Founder of Pacifica Investments, an advisory, consultancy and investment firm focused on identifying and amplifying technologies, brands and entrepreneurs from New Zealand and the Pacific Rim. Ms. Bhasin was Chief Business Officer of Magic Leap, Inc., a spatial computing company, from October 2015 through January 2019 and prior to that, served as SVP, Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Sirius XM Radio, Inc. from November 2010 through October 2015.
Ms. Bhasin also held positions at Dell, Inc., where she led the company’s consumer strategic partnership and personalization, and at EMI Music North America as Vice President of Business Development. Since March 2016, Ms. Bhasin has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Ryman Hospitality Properties (NYSE: RHP), a hotel, resort, entertainment and media company, where she is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Bhasin also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Blade, a private company focused on cloud gaming, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Audiomack, a private company providing a music streaming and audio distribution platform.
Ms. Bhasin holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration with Honors from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.Qualification/Skills/Attributes: Extensive senior leadership experience in the technology and media industries, specifically driving corporate and business development initiatives and significant technical expertise and experience in innovation. Valuable insight into evaluation and execution of strategic, business and operational initiatives.
Qualification/Skills/Attributes: Extensive accounting, finance and corporate governance experience, including holding roles as chief accounting officer and regional chief financial officer of the largest integrated healthcare company in the United States, as well as qualification to serve as a financial expert and experience developing and executing strategic, enterprise-wide initiatives including finance transformation, M&A, diversity and inclusion and other workforce initiatives.