Mr. Horowitz is a founder of our Company and previously served as Executive Chairman from April 2019 to January 2023, and as our Co-CEO, including as a member of the Office of the CEO, from October 2016 to January 2023. Prior to this, Mr. Horowitz served as our Executive Director from August 2017, as a consultant to the Company from May 2016 through August 2017, as Executive Director from February 2015 to May 2016 and as CEO, Treasurer and Chairman of the Board from inception to February 2015. Mr. Horowitz was previously a founder of Go2Net where he served as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from its inception in February 1996 until its merger with InfoSpace in October 2000, at which time Mr. Horowitz served as the Vice Chairman and President of the combined company through the merger integration process. Mr. Horowitz was previously also a founder and Chief Financial Officer of Active Apparel Group, now Everlast Worldwide. Mr. Horowitz received a B.A. in Economics from Columbia College of Columbia University. Mr. Horowitz brings historic knowledge and continuity together with extensive operational and industry expertise to the board.
Dennis Cline has served as a member of our Board of Directors since May 2003. Since 2013, Mr. Cline has served on the board of advisors of Blackstratus, a provider of security information event management products and services. Previously, Mr. Cline served on the board of directors of TraceSecurity, a provider of cloud-based security solutions, from 2003-2015 From 2004 to 20016, Mr. Cline served as Chief Executive Office and Executive Chairman of netForensics, a provider of security event information management. Prior to joining netForensics, Mr. Cline was Managing Partner of DMC Investments, a firm he founded in 2000, which provides capital and consulting services to technology companies. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Cline was the CEO of DirectWeb, a provider of computer hardware and Internet access for consumers. Prior to DirectWeb, Mr. Cline was a senior executive at Network Associates, a provider of computer security solutions. Mr. Cline received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law and his B.A. from Rutgers University. Mr. Cline brings extensive governance, marketing, sales and broad management expertise to the board.
Mr. Wisehart has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2008. From February 2010 to November 2010, Mr. Wisehart served as interim Chief Financial Officer for All Star Directories, a publisher of online and career school directories. Mr. Wisehart previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of aQuantive (formerly Avenue A Media, Inc.), Inc., a leading global digital marketing company, which was acquired by Microsoft in August 2007. Prior to aQuantive, he served as CFO of Western Wireless Corporation, a cellular phone service provider, which was acquired by Alltel in August 2005. Mr. Wisehart also served as the Chief Financial Officer from 2000 to 2002- of iNNERHOST, Inc., a Web hosting services company, as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1999 to 2000 of TeleDirect International Inc., a company that provide customer interaction systems, and as the President and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 1998 of Price Communications Wireless. He also serves on the Board of Directors of EarthLink, Inc. and Centri Technology, Inc. Mr. Wisehart received a B.S. degree in Business from University of Missouri-St. Louis. Mr. Wisehart brings extensive financial and accounting expertise to the board.
Donald P. Cogsville is the Chief Executive Officer of The Cogsville Group, LLC, a New York-based, private equity real estate investment firm founded in 2007. Mr. Cogsville began his career as an attorney in the Structured Finance Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Subsequently, Mr. Cogsville joined the Leveraged Finance Group at Merrill Lynch as an investment banker. Additionally, Mr. Cogsville serves or has served on the Board of Visitors of University of North Carolina, The New York Urban League, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Amsterdam News Editorial Board and founded the non-partisan voter registration initiative, Citizen Change. Mr. Cogsville received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Rutgers University.