FORA.tv Speaker - Lorraine Hariton
Lorraine Hariton has spent more than 25 years in the technology sector. As a former CEO and general manager, Hariton has also directed a number of executive functions, including business development and strategy, sales and marketing. Much of Hariton's career has allowed her to be affiliated with companies whose products reflect key milestones in the timeline of technology, including IBM's mainframes, Network Computing Devices' thin-client technology, Verifone's e-commerce financial infrastructure, Beatnik's Internet audio solutions and Apptera's speech applications.
From June 2003 to December 2004 Hariton was President and CEO of Apptera. During her tenure Apptera shipped its first commercial products, established marquee customers and channel partnerships and raised $8 million in venture capital from Alloy, Lighspeed and Walden International. Previously, Hariton was CEO of Beatnik, Inc., where she currently remains as Chairman. During her tenure with Beatnik, she raised more than $40 million in venture capital from Mayfield and others. Hariton grew the company from 10 to 125 employees and successfully re-positioned the company for profitability from a web based audio content company to the leading audio technology provider for wireless devices.
03.11.08 | 01:18:16 min
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