Former Ask Jeeves International Honcho Now InfoSearch Media CEO
InfoSearch Media (TrafficLogic – the company based around selling optimized content) has brought in former members of the Ask Jeeves senior management team to steer their controversial business model ship. George Lichter, former President of Ask Jeeves International, has agreed to join the Company as its Chief Executive Officer and to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors. Claudio Pinkus, former President of Ask Jeeves Business Solutions, and current member of the Company’s Board, has agreed to assume an operating role with the Company as Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Lichter will replace InfoSearch Media’s existing Chief Executive Officer, Steve Lazuka, and will replace departing Director Mike Rubin on the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Lazuka will remain with the Company as Chief Strategy Officer, providing management and strategic guidance regarding InfoSearch Media’s future products and technology, positioning within the industry, and business development efforts.
“Steve Lazuka’s vision and dedication has allowed InfoSearch Media to grow into a market leader,” said Mr. Pinkus. “He has built a strong foundation in the creation and delivery of high-quality content, as well as strong technology assets that will serve the company well in its next phase of growth. We look forward to working with him as the company strengthens our management capabilities.”