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T.L. Thompson54 Chief ...
T.L. Thompson54 Chief Financial Officer
.Mr. Thompson has served as Chief Financial Officer since January 1999
.Mr. Thompson served as Chief Financial Officer of Narrowline , an Internet marketing firm , from October 1996 to November 1998
.From 1989 to 1996 he served in various financial capacities at Ziff-Davis Publishing Company , most recently as Vice President of Business Development
.Mr. Thompson holds a B.S. in Economics and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University
Digital Island Announces Completion of Merger with Sandpiper Networks
T.L. Thompson , CFO for Digital Island , will continue in the CFO position.Together , these officers will help ensure the continuity of the company's expertise , execution and vision.
$50 Million Private Equity Round
"This is the largest round of funding secured by the company to date," said T.L. Thompson, Digital Island's chief financial officer."Participation in this round from such an impressive group of investors is clearly a strong validation of Digital Island and our strategic vision for the future.We plan to utilize the funds to continue our aggressive development of additional value-added technologies and services for our customers around the world."
Shahan Soghikian, general partner of Chase Capital Partners, will join Digital Island's
board of directors.The investor group that participated in this round also includes current investors.
Digital Island Inc | Company | Management
T.L. Thompson, Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial OfficerT.L. ThompsonMr. Thompson
joins Digital Island with a strong background in international finance and alliance development.Before Digital Island, Mr. Thompson
held the position of CFO at Narrowline, an e-commerce company providing an electronic trading floor for the buying and selling of Internet advertising.Before that, he
served as Vice President of Business Development at Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, where he
was responsible for acquisitions and alliances, and engineered partnerships with Yahoo! Inc. and MSNBC.As President of the International Equipment Financing group of Manufacturers Hanover Corporation, Thompson
was directly responsible for a network of international financing companies in Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America and Asia Pacific.Prior to assuming those line management responsibilities at Manufacturers Hanover, he
was Vice President of Finance of its worldwide equipment financing group.At EXXON Corporation, he
was section head of the corporate finance division.Mr. Thompson
holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in Economics from Northwestern University.