Former Co-Founder, President and COO of NameMedia Jeff Bennett joins eNaming’s Advisory Board
eNaming, a domain name brokerage firm creating liquidity in the domain name marketplace, welcomes industry veteran Jeff Bennett to its advisory board.
Jeff Bennett has built a distinguished business career through his roles as a Serial Entrepreneur, Connector and Accelerator.
Jeff embarked on his entrepreneurial journey when he joined the Lycos executive team in an early phase of the company. Jeff went onto play a highly impactful role creating strategic alliances, investments and global ventures which helped accelerate and propel the company to it’s industry leading position. After the acquisition of Lycos by Terra Networks, Jeff stayed on to manage global corporate development initiatives for Terra Lycos.
After Terra Lycos, Jeff Co-Founded NameMedia. Jeff was awarded the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award in New England for his vision and leadership of NameMedia creating the largest secondary market in the domain industry and a valuable network of niche media sites. NameMedia was acquired by Internet Brands, GoDaddy & Endurance International.
Jeff also played an instrumental role in two other start ups. He served as CEO of Swap.com, creating the largest online consumer marketplace for the exchange of goods. During his leadership Swap.com won many awards including Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Most Brilliant Company” Award. Swap.com was acquired by NetCycler. He also Co-Founded and served as CEO of Raptor Sports where he spearheaded the launch of the innovative Fan Manager platform that is now utilized by the most innovative sports teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL.
Jeff is now focused on two ventures that leverage his strategic deal making prowess and twenty years of experience operating digital businesses. Jeff serves as Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Properties, LLC, which owns and operates a network of web and mobile sites. Jeff also serves as Founder and Managing Partner of Bennett Global Group, LLC, which provides corporate development services to a select group of innovative companies like eNaming.
“Jeff is a highly qualified individual and his vast experience in the domain name market is a perfect complement to our business” said Tracy Fogarty, eNaming founder and CEO. Jeff will advise eNaming on creative deal making, portfolio sales and acquisitions, and other strategic business objectives.
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