100 Brickstone Square
Andover, MA 01810
With nearly 50 companies, CMGI, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMGI) represents one of the largest, most diverse network of Internet companies in the world. This network includes both CMGI operating companies and a growing number of synergistic investments through its venture capital affiliate, CMGI leverages the technologies, content, and market reach of its extended family of companies to foster rapid growth and industry leadership across its network, and the larger Internet Economy. COMPAQ, Intel, Microsoft and Sumitomo hold minority positions in CMGI.
CMGI's majority-owned operating companies include Engage Technologies (Nasdaq: ENGA), NaviSite (Nasdaq:NAVI), 1ClickBrands, Activerse, Adsmart, AltaVista, iCAST, Magnitude Network, MyWay.com, NaviNet, SalesLink and ZineZone. The company's affiliates have ownership interests in Lycos, Inc. (Nasdaq: LCOS), Critical Path (Nasdaq: CPTH), Silknet (Nasdaq: SILK), Chemdex (Nasdaq: CMDX), Ancestry.com, Asimba.com, AuctionWatch.com, Aureate Media, blaxxun, BizBuyer.com, Boatscape.com, buyingedge.com, CarParts.com, CraftShop.com, eCircles.com, EXP.com, FindLaw, Furniture.com, HotLinks, INPHO/HomePriceCheck.com, Intelligent/Digital, KOZ.com, Mondera.com, MotherNature.com, NextMonet.com, NextPlanetOver.com, OneCore.com, ONElist, PlanetOutdoors.com, Productopia, Promedix.com, Raging Bull, Softway Systems, Speech Machines, ThingWorld.com, Vicinity, Virtual Ink, Visto, Vstore and WebCT.
Chairman, President & CEO
David Wetherell has served as Chairman, CEO & President of CMGI since he effected a leveraged buyout of CMG Direct in 1986. He took the company public in January of 1994 under the name CMG Information Services (Nasdaq:CMGI).
One month later, he founded BookLink Technologies, Inc., which he then sold to America Online in a stock-based transaction valued in excess of $70M. David used the proceeds of this first sale to fund a two-pronged business model: a central corporate entity incubating a series of Internet marketing and infrastructure companies, and , a strategic investment and development affiliate investing in early-stage Internet and interactive technology companies.
Today, CMGI and represent one the largest and most diversified network of Internet companies in the world. Prior to CMGI David co-founded the software development firm Softrend, Inc., and held senior management positions in application software development and marketing management in the healthcare and transportation industries. He holds a BA in Mathematics and Education from Ohio Wesleyan University.