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Company Overview of About, Inc.

Company Overview

About, Inc. operates a Website that provides a source for expert content on the Internet that helps users to answer questions, solve problems, learn something new, and find inspiration. It allows users to find and read expert content online. About, Inc. was formerly known as About.com, Inc. and changed its name to About, Inc. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in New York, New York. As of September 24, 2012, About, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of IAC Search & Media, Inc.

1500 Broadway

6th Floor

New York, NY 10036

United States

Founded in 1996

Phone:

212-204-4000

Fax:

212-204-1727

Key Executives for About, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 44
Chief Operating Officer
President of Advertising Sales
Age: 57
President of International
Age: 70
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

About, Inc. Key Developments

About.com, Inc. Appoints Neil Vogel as Chief Executive Officer

About.com, Inc. announced the appointment of Neil Vogel as chief executive officer. The founder of Recognition Media, Mr. Vogel was responsible for the transformation of the company's property, the Webby Awards, into the 'Academy Awards of the Internet,' growing the Webby from an industry award into a global brand with entries from major Internet companies across more than 60 countries. As founder and later CEO, Mr. Vogel built Recognition Media's business from the ground up, launching, acquiring and growing media and awards properties such as the Webby Awards, Internet Week NY and Europe, the Netted.net daily email, and The Telly Awards. Prior to Recognition Media, Mr. Vogel was part of the senior management team at Alloy Media + Marketing, a digital content and marketing services company focused on the teen and youth market, where he played an integral role in taking the business from start-up to more than $300 million in revenue and $50 million in cash flow in fewer than five years. Mr. Vogel also serves as a venture partner at FirstMark Capital.

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