(PRWEB) December 22, 2004
sporg.com a leading provider of innovative online registration software and services today announced Mr. Todd Tappin has joined their Advisory Board. Mr. Tappin a noted Internet and Entertainment industries executive, known foremost as the previous Chief Financial Officer of Overture Services Inc. and before that, as the Senior Vice President for Twentieth Century Fox brings a vast background of knowledge to sporg.com. Mr. Tappin will assist SPORG in defining tactical business strategies for growth in this rapidly emerging sector.
Eric Freeman, CEO of SPORG commented, ÂWe are proud to have Mr. Tappin join our advisory board. As one of the leading minds in the industry Mr. Tappin offers SPORG extraordinary expertise and vast experience. Mr. Tappin is a tremendous asset and will assist in SPORG continuing to lead the trend to event registrations, membership management and donations taking place online. Mr. Tappin will help ensure that SPORG continues to grow as North AmericaÂs most comprehensive online registration company.Â
Prior to this, Mr.Tappin has held roles as CEO and CFO of various companies, including: Overture Services and Twentieth Century Fox - Mr. TappinÂs experience in strategic planning and finance are renowned. During his tenure as the founding Chief Financial Officer of Overture Services he was involved in raising substantial private equity before taking the company public. Subsequently he was instrumental in many business development agreements, led several acquisitions that totaled over $500 million, and assisted in the companyÂs international expansion. In addition he co-led the sale of the company to Yahoo in October, 2003 for $1.8 Billion.
While at Twentieth Century Fox revenues grew from $400 million to $1 billion annually and the Interactive Division moved from being an unprofitable company to a profitable one, with over $200M in annual revenue. Before joining Fox, Tappin was Director of Finance at MCA/Universal for three years. He began his professional career as a CPA with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells and holds a B.S. in Business from the University of Colorado.
Frank Anderson, Director, Secretary & Treasurer of sporg.com stated ÂIn our first meeting with Todd, it was clear that he had a grasp and understanding of our space. It was very clear from the onset that given ToddÂs breadth and expertise in the internet field, that having him on board would be a very beneficial move for both partiesÂ
About Sporg Internet Corporation
SPORG is a service provider and software development company that creates software for online business transaction processing. SporgÂs highly-functional and easy to implement registration software reduces the costs of accepting donations, collecting event and membership registrations, and processing payments while increasing revenue and efficiency along with the number of transactions able to be processed. Sporg offers flexible solutions that are appropriate regardless of business size or type of industry, and Sporg enhances the level of service that faith-based, not-for-profit, and for-profit organizations provide to their clients. Sporg software integrates financial transactions, online registration, and client information management into a cost effective solution offering a high value proposition to all users.
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