Time Taps Two
Time Inc. has tapped two veterans to lead its online ventures. First, Taylor Gray, Time's marketing director since 1997, has been named president of the Time Magazine Interactive Group, where he will oversee Time.com, Timedigital.com and Lifemag.com. Gray will report to Time president E. Bruce Hallett and managing editor Walter Isaacson. Meanwhile, Richard Stengel, a former senior political writer for Time, has been named managing editor of Time.com. Stengel, who will oversee all editorial content on the site, replaces the retiring Richard Duncan and will report to Gray and Isaacson.
Gaming Engine to Roll
GameSpot, a gaming information channel on the ZDNet site, is rolling out a full-blown e-commerce engine in June, the company announced today. "Several thousand games, 3D accelerators, joysticks and other gaming-related products will be available on the site," said Vince Broady, general manager of San Francisco-based ZDNet's consumer group. Users will be able to access the store from locations throughout the GameSpot site, Broady said.
AdFlight Adds Director
AdFlight, a Belmont, Calif.-based advertising network, announced today that Susan Atherton, former general manager and vice president of technology solutions for DoubleClick, has joined AdFlight's board of directors and is working with AdFlight to shape the company's future directions and global strategies.
Correction from IQ's May 8 issue:
Eric Jackson was named chief marketing officer at Corporategear.com. IQ regrets the error.