NeoMedia Adds To Strategic Advisory Board
Joe Gilbride is a senior financial executive who began his career at Ernst and Young. He is a CPA, and has a MBA in Finance from NYU. He has been the VP Corporate Controller of the Interpublic Group of Companies, which trades on the NYSE. Joe was the VP CFO of the Lowe Group, a Global Advertising Company which had offices around the world. He oversaw budgeting, reporting, IT, treasury, accounting and planning. He has also helped take a company through its IPO, and has significant M&A experience, having completed over 100 transactions around the world. Joe has also worked for MDC and Partners expanding its brand in North America, and acquiring Crispin Porter for MDC. He then went on to Euro RSCG, Saatchi & Saatchi, and the digital Marketing agency Avenue A/ Razorfish, which was recently acquired by Microsoft.
"The development of the NeoMedia Technologies Advisory Board has combined many talented and highly qualified executives with much to offer in the technology and telecommunication fields," states William J. Hoffman, CEO of NeoMedia Technologies. "All the members bring extensive knowledge of the wireless and telecom industries. We are happy to have their commitment to NeoMedia Technologies."
Joe Gilbride joins Rich Cremona from Open Wave, Marc Lefar from AT&T, and Clarence Wesley from Xerox Mobile Solutions.