LinkedIn Co-Founder Konstantin Guericke and Startup Guru Geoff Entress Join WhitePages Board

LinkedIn Co-Founder Konstantin Guericke and Startup Guru Geoff Entress Join 
WhitePages Board 
Company Taps Industry Experts to Capitalize on Explosive 'People
Data' Growth Opportunity 
SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 --  With over 40 million
monthly unique visitors who conduct more than 2 billion people and
business searches each year, WhitePages today announced that LinkedIn
co-founder Konstantin Guericke and startup guru Geoff Entress have
joined its board. Building off of a growing investment in big data
technology and content, WhitePages will look to guidance from
Konstantin and Geoff as the company continues to leverage its
proprietary database to build useful web and mobile applications.  
"We've excelled at finding compelling ways to present our data to end
users whether it's through helping people connect with other people,
their lo
cal business or even to identify who is calling them," said
WhitePages' founder and CEO Alex Algard. "As the people data
revolution continues to evolve, both Konstantin and Geoff have the
experience and skill set to help us continue to lead the market as we
develop new avenues to engage consumers and businesses." 
LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke is a highly successful
entrepreneur with a passion for exploring the intersection of
psychology, sociology and computing. Konstantin, a venture partner at
Earlybird Venture Capital and mentor to Stanford student
entrepreneurs, serves on the boards of Doximity, Accolo and StartX.
Prior to Earlybird, he was CEO of jaxtr, a social communications
start-up with over ten million registered users that was purchased by
SabSe Technologies in 2009. Before jaxtr, Konstantin co-founded
LinkedIn and as vice president of marketing led the company's
marketing activities from launch to the first six million members and
profitability. Konstantin graduated from Stanford University with a
B.S. and M.S. in engineering.  
Geoff Entress serves as a Venture Partner with Voyager Capital and
focuses on information technology investments in the Pacific
Northwest. A former venture partner with Madrona Venture Group, a
Seattle-based venture capital firm, Geoff is a current investor in
over fifty private companies in the Pacific Northwest including Walk
Score and Context Relevant, who have both built successful businesses
on top of big data. He is a current board member of ten companies,
including Big Fish Games, Banyan Branch, Bonanza, Walk Score,
LiquidPlanner and now WhitePages. A former securities lawyer and
financial analyst, Geoff has held positions at Perkins Coie, Salomon
Brothers and Duquesne Capital Management, and is a graduate of the
University of Michigan Law School, the Tepper School of Business at
Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Notre Dame. 
With contact information for over 200 million people and 30 million
businesses in the U.S., WhitePages' comprehensive database of contact
information powers WhitePages.com, a top 40 website, as well as
wildly popular and highly rated consumer apps that have been
downloaded more than 30 million times. WhitePages' newest mobile
application, Current Caller ID, was named as one of Time Magazine's
2012 top 10 apps of the year. In addition, the company recently
introduced WhitePages PRO, which provides enterprise businesses with
access to WhitePages' intelligent contact data for a 360 degree view
of their customers to improve call center efficiencies, validate
online purchasers to predict and prevent fraud, and enrich contact
records to strengthen customer interactions. 
About WhitePages
 WhitePages is the leading provider of contact
information for people and businesses in the U.S. With over 40
million unique monthly users and powering over 2 billion searches per
year across sites that include WhitePages.com and 411.com, WhitePages
offers consumers one-click access to more than 200 million adults and
also provides them with the ability to edit and control their own
listings. The company's suite of mobile products includes a top-50
mobile website and popular Android and iPhone apps with over 12
million active monthly users. 
For more information, please visit www.whitepages.com or check out
the WhitePages blog at blog.whitepages.com. 
WhitePages and their respective logos are trademarks, registered
trademarks, or service marks of White Pages. Other products and
company names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective
owners. 
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Media Contacts: 
Michele Mehl 
Buzz Builders for WhitePages 
425-205-9444 
michele@buzzbuilders.net  
Liz Powell 
WhitePages
917-309-3370
lpowell@whitepages.com 
 
 
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