LookSmart (Nasdaq:LOOK) (ASX:LOK), an online media and search technology company, has announced the promotion of Michael Grubb to Senior Vice President, Technology and Chief Technology Officer.
Michael Grubb has played an integral part in the operations of LookSmart since September 2002 when he became Vice President, Technology Operations. In his new role, he will work with other members of the executive and senior management teams to plan and execute the company's product strategy and vision. Grubb describes himself as "a proponent of innovation, both technically and organizationally." He has developed considerable expertise in scalability of Internet-based services, particularly with regard to cost-effective maintenance and uptime of very large-scale networks of servers. He plans to apply his extensive knowledge and experience towards growing LookSmart's network and providing the highest-quality service to LookSmart's advertisers, publishers, and end users.
Grubb's internal promotion at LookSmart symbolizes the company's philosophy of nurturing employee growth.
LookSmart is an online media and technology company that provides relevant content, advertising and technology solutions for advertisers and publishers of all sizes. LookSmart's distribution network is designed to maximize advertiser ROI via owned and operated properties, carefully chosen and monitored syndicated publishers, and search engine partners. The company's owned and operated vertical search sites and web tools offer consumers essential search results and a more personalized web experience. Distribution partners include Lycos, CNET, InfoSpace (Excite, MetaCrawler, Webcrawler), Cox Interactive, Apple's Sherlock, and U.C. Berkeley. LookSmart is based in San Francisco, California. For more information on LookSmart, visit www.looksmart.com or call 415-348-7500.
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