June 14, 2006 - Waltham, Mass. - Zoom Information, Inc., (www.zoominfo.com) the B2B search engine for discovering people, companies and relationships, today announced the appointment of Bill Price (www.zoominfo.com/billprice), a veteran of technology growth companies with 23 years' experience, as its new chief financial officer. Price will provide leadership for the overall financial health of the organization as well as managing human resources, legal and investor relations.
"Bill Price's experience and background brings ZoomInfo the financial expertise and leadership needed to continue our rapid growth while generating positive cash-flow" said Jonathan Stern, founder and CEO of Zoom Information, "Zoom is poised to accelerate its growth and Bill's strong financial management will allow it to do so while increasing profitability and managing the rapid expansion of its customer base."
"ZoomInfo's mix of unique products and people with a focus on solving real problems for its customers has provided the company with a solid base for continued growth and profitability. I am excited to join ZoomInfo at this pivotal stage of their development to continue to build value for customers, employees and shareholders. I look forward to the challenges and rewards that come with that journey," said Price.
Price comes to Zoom Information with a proven track record of building successful software companies, most recently at MarketSoft where he executed an aggressive buy & sell-side M&A strategy while growing revenues 50-150% per year. His efforts culminated in MarketSoft's acquisition by Unica Corporation. Prior to MarketSoft, Price was CFO of NextPoint Networks where his leadership was instrumental in the organization's growth and ultimate acquisition by NetScout systems. Price earned his Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern University and is a licensed CPA in Massachusetts.
ZoomInfo is re-defining how businesspeople connect with opportunities that drive business growth. Founded in 2000, ZoomInfo is the only business information provider with continuously updated, multi-sourced, highly relevant business information and unrivalled tools to quickly pinpoint contacts and accelerate success. Built on proprietary and patented Web crawling and community-contributed content — with intelligent matching and profile-creating technologies — the ZoomInfo" Database currently spans 5 million businesses and 50 million employees. It is at the heart of all ZoomInfo applications including: ZoomInfo" Directory, its popular free website where businesspeople manage their own profiles and search for companies and employees; ZoomInfo" Pro, the company's flagship software-as-a-service offering, providing the most advanced searching capabilities on the market; and ZoomInfo" Enterprise Solutions, which include customized data and integration with customer software applications.
ZoomInfo serves millions of businesspeople from start-ups to blue-chip companies (including leading brands such as Amazon, Microsoft, Time Warner, Wal-Mart, Yahoo! and the top U.S. recruiting firms), For more information, go to www.zoominfo.com or call (866) 904-9666. Follow ZoomInfo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and the "Follow the Lead" blog (followthelead.zoominfo.com).
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