WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD) announced today that leading technology executive, Kenneth Denman, was elected to its board of directors at its annual meeting on June 5, 2015. Mr. Denman will replace Dennis Holt, who recently completed his term having served as a director since 2001. Mr. Denman has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Emotient, Inc., a facial expression analysis software company since 2012. Previously, Denman held CEO positions at Openwave Systems, Inc. from 2008 to 2011 and at iPass, Inc., where he was also Chairman from 2003 to 2008. Mr. Denman was also a founder and CEO at AuraServ Communications, Inc., a managed service provider of broadband, voice and data applications in 2000 and 2001. Mr. Denman’s communications experience also includes his tenure as a Senior Vice President in the national markets group of Media One, Inc., a broadband and wireless communications company, from 1998 to 2000.
Mr. Denman holds a B.S. in accounting from Central Washington University and an MBA in finance and international business from the University of Washington, where he also recently sat as the Edward V. Fritzky Endowed Visiting Chair in Leadership. He currently serves on the board of ShoreTel, Inc. and previously served on the boards of Openwave Systems, Inc., the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association and Brightmail, Inc.
Francis Lobo, President and CEO of United Online, said, “Ken brings extensive executive experience in the technology and telecom sectors to the United Online board. His leadership of technology and software companies and his operational and strategic expertise are directly relevant to our goals.”
Howard Phanstiel, Chairman of the Board of United Online, said, “We are very excited to have Ken join our board and look forward his future contributions to the company. On behalf of the board and our management team, I also wish to thank Dennis Holt for his long term board leadership and for sharing his expert insight regarding the advertising and media industry.”
About United Online®
United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD) is a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet, where the company’s brands have attracted a large online audience that includes more than 100 million registered accounts. The company’s Social Media segment provides domestic and international social media products and services (Classmates, Classmates International and StayFriends) and its Commerce & Loyalty segment offers commerce and loyalty marketing (MyPoints, List+ and Swappable). Its primary Communications segment services are Internet access, services and devices (NetZero and Juno). United Online is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, and operates through a global network of locations in the U.S., Germany, and India.
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