About Vicinity Corporation
Vicinity's mission is to localize the Web for
businesses and consumers through its unique blend of Yellow Pages and GeoEnabled content
Vicinity is a Web-based service company (not a
software products company) that supplies private-label localizing services to businesses
that use the World Wide Web to deliver information and services to the Web community.
Customers brand Vicinity services with their own company and service name and add their
own graphical wrapper and overall look, feel, and attitude. Vicinity realizes revenue from
usage-based fees and advertising services.
Founded in August 1995, Vicinity Corporation has
established itself through key partner/customer alliances as the premier supplier of
localized content and services exclusively for the World Wide Web. Vicinity Corporation is
a member of the CMG Information Services family of Internet-focused companies, which also
includes Black Sun Interactive, CyberVillages Corp., Freemark Communications, GeoCities,
Ikonic, Lycos, NetCarta, PinPaper, Planet Direct, and TELET Communications. Vicinity uses
high quality digital maps and navigation-quality databases from Etak, Inc., the leading
supplier of digital road maps.
1135 A San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, Ca 94303
Tel (415) 237-0300
Fax (415) 237-0305; (415) 237-0306
Corporate Home Page http://www.vicinity.com
MapBlast! Free Service http://www.mapblast.com
Vicinity Corporation - East
7450 Mink Hollow Road Suite 200
Highland, Md. 20777-9778
Tel (301) 924-1011
Fax (301) 854-0236
|Harold J. "Hal" Logan
President and CEO
H al Logan joined Vicinity in June 1996 with more
than 15 years of experience in the electronic-publishing industry. Most recently Hal was
founder and president of Third Set Partners, a consulting and market research firm
specializing in companies using the Internet and other emerging technologies as publishing
or marketing platforms. Hal has held various positions with Pacific Telesis and its
Pacific Bell subsidiary, most recently as Vice-President/General Manager of Pacific
Telesis Electronic Publishing Services. Earlier he was Assistant Director for Business
Development at Dow Jones & Co. and Manager of Electronic Publishing for the Washington
Post. Hal holds an MBA from Stanford University and a B.A. from Harvard University.
Vice-President of Business Development
R ama Aysola co-founded Vicinity Corporation after
several years at Etak, Inc., where he served as a programmer, project manager, business
development manager as well as a sales representative. Previously he was a computer
programmer and one of the early employees at both Rolm and Stratacom. Rama holds an M.S.
in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Eddie Babcock co-founded Vicinity Corporation
following eight years of employment with Etak, Inc., serving as a senior engineer and
project manager. While at Etak, he designed and built the first client/server mapping and
geocoding system. Prior to Etak, he held technical positions at Hewlett-Packard, Atari,
Entrepo, and Laserdrive. Eddie has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of
Vice-President of Operations and Finance
T im Bacci, a co-founder of Vicinity Corporation,
was also co-founder of Triptych CD, where he served as director of sales. Prior to that,
he ran a small aviation company and was a consultant in the multimedia industry. Earlier
he was an associate at Asset Management Co., a venture capital firm, and was an officer
and naval aviator on active duty in the U.S. Navy. Tim has a B.S. in Engineering from the
U.S. Naval Academy.
Vice-President of Sales & Marketing
J im DiSanto co-founded Vicinity Corporation after
serving as the first sales representative at Red Pepper Software. Previously he was a
sales representative at Sun Microsystems and was also with 3Com Corp. in strategic
marketing. Earlier he was an officer on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a naval aviator.
He has an M.B.A. from Stanford University and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the
University of Michigan.
Director, Corporate Marketing
G reg Xenakis brings fourteen years of management,
marketing and communications experience in open systems computing, software and networking
to Vicinity. For the last three years, he was a consultant specializing in the Internet
and World Wide Web. Earlier, he held positions as vice president of program marketing at
SPARC International and senior group public relations manager at Sun Microsystems. He has
held senior management positions at several Silicon Valley marketing and communications
firms. Xenakis has a B.S. in English from California Polytechnic State University.
|Barry H. Weinberg
B arry H. Weinberg joins Sunnyvale,
California-based Vicinity Corporation as its New York City-based Director of Advertising.
Weinberg brings 19 years of media sales and management experience to Vicinity. Most
recently, Weinberg was interactive Advertising Manager and a Regional Sales Manager at
Popular Science Magazine. He held sales and management positions at other publications
including Baby Talk and Inside Media. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Advertising
from the University of Illinois.
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