SOURCE: ShareThis


May 31, 2012 11:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: Heidi Roizen, Notable Silicon Valley Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist With Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Joins ShareThis Board of Directors

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2012) - ShareThis, the world's largest ecosystem for sharing and engagement, today announced the addition of Heidi Roizen to the company's Board of Directors. As a seasoned leader in Silicon Valley, Roizen brings a wealth of experience to ShareThis, and will help the company continue to grow and provide publishers and advertisers with tools to leverage social audiences across the Web. ShareThis continues to build upon its recently developed Social Quality Index (SQI), the first Web-wide measurement of the impact of social activity around content online.

Roizen has achieved success as an entrepreneur, corporate executive, corporate director, venture capitalist and educator. She has held positions of leadership within a number of industry organizations, and is a recognized and popular spokesperson for the technology industry and entrepreneurial community. Today, Heidi is a Venture Partner at leading global venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). She is also a Fenwick and West Entrepreneurship Educator in the Department of Engineering at Stanford University. In addition to ShareThis, Roizen serves as a director on the boards of TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO), TrustedID and Prysm, Inc. and serves on the advisory boards of Springboard Enterprises and the National Center for Women in Information Technology.

ShareThis is the largest market for sharing and influence across the web, reaching more than 85% of the US population online across more than 1.4 million sites. ShareThis makes content more engaging for publishers and marketing more impactful for brands by tapping into its true influence and value. Based in Palo Alto, CA, the company is privately held.

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