Yahoo! CMO Elisa Steele Joins RMG Networks' Board of Directors
Yahoo! CMO Elisa Steele Joins RMG Networks Board of Directors
RMG Networks (RMG), a leading place-based video media and entertainment company, today announced that Elisa Steele, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Yahoo!, has joined the company’s Board of Directors. At Yahoo! Steele oversees the company’s global marketing strategy and functions including brand, audience, business-to-business and regional marketing, as well as insights, global communications, policy, privacy, community affairs and related central teams.
Steele joins RMG Networks Board members Aileen Lee, Garry McGuire, Michael Hudes, Randy Komisar, David Liu, John J. Cadeddu, Kurt C. Hall and William Hearst.
“We are delighted to welcome Elisa to our Board of Directors,” said Garry McGuire, CEO of RMG Networks. “Her experience leading advertising, marketing and media for one of the world’s most recognized brands, makes her a great evangelist and advisor to a digital media company such as RMG.”
“RMG Networks is a leader in the digital place-based advertising space” said Steele. “I am very excited to join the Board of such a visionary company and I look forward to leveraging my experience to further strengthen their leadership position within the industry.”
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Steele was senior vice president of corporate marketing at NetApp and led the company’s brand strategy and execution programs, communications, corporate relations, and integrated marketing functions on a global basis. Before NetApp, Steele spearheaded Sun’s integrated marketing and merchandising organization, where she was responsible for global go-to-market initiatives, campaign execution, events, online marketing, and installed base marketing.
Steele’s professional experience also includes management positions at iPlanet eCommerce Solutions, JavaSoft, and AT&T.
Steele holds a master’s degree in business administration from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire.
About RMG Networks
Recently named to AdWeek Media’s 2010 Out of Home HotList, RMG Networks is a leading place-based video entertainment company. RMG’s In-Flight Entertainment, Fitness Entertainment, Pharmacy TV, and NYTimes.com Today networks reach 30 million highly desirable and elusive viewers every month, leveraging over 115,000 video screens nationwide. RMG Networks is backed by National CineMedia, LLC (NCM), operator of the largest digital in cinema network in North America, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a leading venture capital firm with a rich history of building entrepreneurial investments into successful enterprises. For more information, please visit www.RMGnetworks.com.
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