Gap executives continue to take seats on tech company boards.
Former Gap CEO (1995-2002) Millard Drexler has served on Apple's board since May 1999. Now, former CEO of eToys and current Gap president Toby Lenk has joined the board of directors of ecommerce provider, Multimedia Live.
At Gap, Lenk is responsible for the direction and management of the company's online businesses for Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. He also oversees the company's customer call centres and online distribution operations. He joined the company in April 2003.
Macromedia executve vice president, chief financial officer and secretary Betsey Nelson, too, has taken a seat on Multimedia Live's board. A former HP executive, Nelson also serves on the board of CNet.
"Multimedia Live not only has great products, they've built a really solid business with no major outside funding until last year," said Nelson. "I look forward to working with the management team to make Multimedia Live an industry leader."
"I am honoured to have Betsey and Toby on our board," said Multimedia Live Founder, president and CEO Ken Burke. "This is a major strategic step for the company, and signals a new and important phase in our growth. We have a clear vision of the direction we want to take our MarketLive product, and top-notch leadership like this will help us get it there."
Multimedia Live is a Web technology and design company that specialises in the catalogue, direct marketing, retail and manufacturing industries. Its product, MarketLive is an enterprise-class, Java-based ecommerce application for online marketing.