Friday, February 26, 1999

Shakers & Stirrers

Blue Dingo (, a leading fully integrated traditional and new media marketing and technology firm has announced the addition of Tery Spataro as Chief Operating Officer. Spataro joins the dynamic 70-person strong company from a diverse background in creative management and business acumen. "Tery's philosophy and background completely compliment our full business integration strategies and solutions for clients," said Joe Beatrice, CEO of Blue Dingo. "Her strong background in new media, business management and industry analysis will assist in taking our company to the next level."

After two and a half wonderful years at THINK New Ideas, Vernon Steward is moving on to a new, exciting opportunity. He will be joining an e-commerce company called DirectWeb as Director of Business Development beginning March 1 and relocating to Philadelphia. Keep in touch with this bright man at:

Silicon Alley is losing a Canadian Consult member, Matt Toner, but gaining a new Alley business partner. Mr. Toner has over the last 2+ years built up the CanApple program. It says it "was quite a task, one that just wouldn't have been possible without the large doses of help and advice that everyone has been so willing to give." He will be assuming a position with Mercury Seven (

Eric Gordon has moved from WaveTop to take the enviable position of Northeast Sales Executive at Congrats!

Doug McCormick, the recent CEO of Lifetime TV, has been elected to iVillage's Board of Directors. As the women's online market welcomes new players, Doug's experience with women's programming will help maintain iVillage's leadership position.

Brett Humphrey's (an old High School drama star like me!) has gotten even more respectable since our high school and drama club days. From Harvard to PriceWaterHouseCoopers to now the role of VP at Bankers Trust dealing with energy and electricity credit risk management, Brett is a rising star in finance! :)