Welcomes John Crecine to Board of Directors
[25th November 2003]
ATLANTA, Nov 25, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE)
-- Interland (INLD) , a leading provider of Web hosting
and online services for small and medium-sized businesses,
today announced the election of John Patrick Crecine
to its board of directors.
"Pat is a true pioneer who brings
an enviable track record of successes in both technology
and public policy to Interland's board of directors,"
said Joel Kocher, chairman and CEO of Interland. "We
look forward to working with him, and know his unique
mix of experience will help us as we continue to break
new ground in how businesses use the power of the Internet
to create online success."
Crecine currently serves as chief executive
officer of B.P.T., Inc. and as chief financial officer
of Islandless Network, LLC. From 1987 to 1994, he served
as president of the Georgia Institute of Technology,
and was the driving force behind historical milestones
for the Institute, including doubling the African-American
student enrollment and the selection of Georgia Tech's
campus as the location for the 1996 Olympic Village
and the principal venue for five Olympic competitions.
Prior to relocating to Georgia, Crecine
served as senior vice president and provost at Carnegie
Mellon, his alma mater, where he founded the Inter-university
Consortium for Educational Computing, an association
of research universities. From 1976 to 1983 he was dean
of the Carnegie Mellon College of Humanities and Social
Sciences. Crecine's career began at the University of
Michigan where in 1968 he established the country's
first program in public policy. While at Michigan he
served as an economist, statistician, and consultant
to the federal government, and worked as an economist
with the RAND Corporation.
While serving on several government
committees influencing the advancement of technology,
Crecine chaired the Office of Technology Assessment's
Networking and High Performance Computing Panel, which
led to the National Research & Education Network
Act (the "Gore Bill"), and the widespread
use of the Internet by the public.
Crecine earned a bachelor's degree in
industrial management, as well as a master's and doctoral
degree in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon
Inc. (Nasdaq: INLD) is a leading Web hosting and online
services company dedicated to helping small and medium
businesses achieve success by providing the knowledge,
services and tools to build, manage and promote businesses
online. Interland offers a wide selection of online
services, including standardized Web hosting, e-commerce,
application hosting, and Web site development, marketing
and optimization tools. For more information about Interland,
please visit www.interland.com.
For Interland, Atlanta
Edelman Public Relations
Marisa Puthoff, 404-262-3000 x6346