SPARK NETWORKS SE
Election of Administrative Board members
This document presents the candidates up for election as members of the Administrative Board:
Managing Director of Spark Networks SE; resident in Montclair (New Jersey), USA.
Eric Eichmann joined Spark Networks in November 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. Until 2018 Mr. Eichmann was with Criteo S.A. since April 2013 where he hold the position of CEO since 2015. Prior to joining Criteo, Eric was COO at Living Social and at Rosetta Stone, SVP of Advertising Operations and Technology at AOL, and Eric was also a senior engagement manager at McKinsey & Company. Eric holds a master's degree in computer engineering from EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Mr. Eichmann was already selected to our Board of Directors in the past because of his particular knowledge and experience in global public companies, technology and product development, and consumer and marketing driven businesses.
Founder and member of the Advisory Board of Sunshine Smile GmbH; former Managing Director at Affinitas GmbH from 2008 to 2016; resident in Berlin, Germany.
David Khalil is an entrepreneur and business angel. He is the founder and was managing director of Sunshine Smile GmbH which was founded in 2017. He currently serves on the board of Sunshine Smile GmbH. Prior to that, from August 2016 to November 2016, he acted as interim CFO at flaschenpost GmbH. Mr. Khalil served as managing director at Affinitas from 2008 until February 2016. Previous to his time at Affinitas, Mr. Khalil worked as an investment manager at European Founders Fund from 2007 to 2008 and as a business consultant at Boston Consulting Group from 2006 to 2007. He has also made numerous angel investments. In 2006, Mr. Khalil received a Master's degree in business administration from WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Business, where he focused on corporate finance, controlling and entrepreneurship. Mr. Khalil was previously selected to our Board of Directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in online dating businesses, consumer marketing and subscription businesses, and European technology company leadership.
Former executive at Microsoft Corporation and PEAK6 Investments LLC; limited partner advisor at NYCA Partners; resident in Seattle (Washington), USA.
Bradley J. Goldberg is a builder of fintech, consumer, and tech platform businesses. He is a Limited Partner Advisor at NYCA Partners and a Board Member at CellarTracker. Mr. Goldberg is an active advisor for CEOs and Founders using technology to disrupt the status quo. Mr. Goldberg served as an executive at PEAK6 Investments L.P. from 2009-2019, first as CEO, Online from 2009-2011, and then as President of PEAK6 from 2011-2019. Prior to PEAK6, Mr. Goldberg served at Microsoft from 1997- 2009, first leading product management teams in Visual C++ and SQL Server, and then as an executive leading multi-billion P&Ls in Server Platforms and Search. Before graduate school, Mr. Goldberg was an Associate in strategy consulting at A.T. Kearney. Mr. Goldberg is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Quartz Strategic, LLC. Mr. Goldberg graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Amherst College and completed post graduate work in Japan, at the Inter- University Center for Japanese Language Studies. Mr. Goldberg earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was awarded second year honors. Mr. Goldberg was already selected to our Board of Directors in the past because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in scaling global technology companies, people operations including global compensation systems, and strategic planning.
Colleen Birdnow Brown
Former CEO of Fisher Communications; member of the Boards of Directors at TrueBlue, Inc. and Big 5 Sporting Goods; resident in Parker (Colorado), USA.
Colleen Birdnow Brown serves as a director of publicly traded TrueBlue, Inc. and Big 5 Sporting Goods. She also serves as a director for privately held Port Blakely. Ms. Brown served as President and CEO at Fisher Communications from 2005 to 2013, and in the C-Suite as Senior Vice President of A.H. Belo from 2000 to 2004. Prior to 2000, she held a number of positions in the media and broadcasting industries, including President of Broadcast at Lee Enterprises from 1998 to 2000, President at 12 News (KPNX-TV, NBC) from 1995 to 1998, President of WFMY News 2 from 1991 to 1995, and station manager and CFO at KUSA-TV from 1980 to 1991. She also served in various corporate positions at TEGNA (formerly Gannett) from 1980 to 1998. Ms. Brown also served as chairman of the board of directors of American Apparel, and as a director of CareerBuilder and Classified Ventures. Ms. Brown currently serves as a director of a nonprofit, Delta Dental of Washington and SpringRock Ventures. Ms. Brown is a member of NACD, WCD, IWF, and C200. She is a NACD Leadership Fellow. She holds an MBA from the University of Colorado Boulder (1981) and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Dubuque (1979). Ms. Brown was already selected to our Board of Directors in the past because she possesses particular knowledge and experience in accounting, finance and risk management, governance and she has public company operating experience as a CEO.
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