RISMEDIA, June 29, 2007–Move, Inc. announced the appointment of Vaughan Smith, Ph.D., as executive vice president of corporate development and strategic partnerships. Dr. Smith, an electronics and electrical engineer, will report to Lorna Borenstein, president of Move Inc., and oversee strategy and partnerships, mergers and acquisitions and advertising monetization for the entire Move network of sites.
Prior to joining Move, Dr. Smith served in several key executive positions at eBay from 2001 to 2007 that encompassed the full range of his new responsibilities at Move. As vice president of corporate development at eBay he managed several key deals including the acquisition of Paypal. As senior director of internet marketing at eBay, Dr. Smith drove more than 100% growth in user acquisition and as senior director of advertising and strategic partnerships he delivered strong P&L performance.
Prior to joining eBay, Dr. Smith served as chief executive officer of LiquidWit in San Francisco, chief executive officer of eSolutions of Auckland, New Zealand, executive vice president of strategy at Telecom New Zealand, and vice president of mergers and acquisitions at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Smith received a B.A. in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from
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