Beyond.com, Inc. Expands its Executive Management Team through Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
Executive Leadership to Support Business Expansion Plans
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – February 26, 2007 - Beyond.com, Inc., the largest niche career network for business professionals, has announced the appointment of James John as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Jim will be responsible for the development and management of Beyond.com’s enterprise-wide business development and operational divisions to support its business expansion plans, which includes the build-out of the Beyond.com Network and further penetration of the online classified space.
Jim brings over 25 years of experience in international financial services and technology to Beyond.com, with expertise in P&L accountability, thought-leadership, committed client focus and demonstrated team leadership. Prior to joining Beyond.com, Inc., Jim served as President of Parente Randolph’s Technology division in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was later promoted to Chief Administrative Officer. His duties included the development and deployment of an enterprise information management system to streamline business processes across the organization, as well as management of Parente Randolph’s administrative divisions including Marketing, Information Technology, Human Resources and Finance.
During his career, Jim also held several executive positions with top-tier multinational organizations, including: president of the international division of Advanta Corporation, executive vice president of MasterCard International, Inc., COO of an Internet marketing firm, and president and COO of a Top Ten Internet search engine firm. Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from California State University, Fullerton and an MBA in Finance from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
"Beyond.com continues to aggressively evolve its professional and corporate services, along with the continued expansion of our network community," said Richard Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com, Inc. "We are excited to have the opportunity to work with Jim to leverage his proven expertise in enterprise-wide business development and operational effectiveness to provide us with a solid foundation to foster continued growth of our corporate and online classified sectors."
About Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 11,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools for every stage of career, business and life. Product and service categories include: careers and recruitment, HR technologies, education, search engines, life management, and networking.