Frisco, Texas - (The Hosting News) - August 30, 2007 - Former Overture Korea and Yahoo Korea executive, Simon Yoon, has joined NeXplore Corporation's advisory board of directors. Simon Yoon presently serves as Chief Executive Officer for two companies based in Seoul Korea - DesignHouse Inc., a publishing and cable television company, and OPMS, Inc., an Internet search company.
In addition, Mr. Yoon is also a visiting professor at KyongHee University, where he is a frequent lecturer in the university's department of business administration. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Yoon served as CEO of Overture Korea, Inc., growing the company's revenue to more than $200 million in its first two years en route to achieving 93 percent market share in Korea. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Yoon held several senior executive positions with Yahoo Korea, Ltd., including acting CEO, COO and EVP. Highlights of Mr. Yoon's tenure with Yahoo Korea include sustaining year-over-year revenue growth, introducing numerous successful vertical market products and services, and helping the company to achieve its position as Korea's leading Internet portal.
Paul O. Williams, Chairman of the Board and Chief Financial Officer, for NeXplore Corporation offered, ''Given his vast experience and success with search technology and Internet-based ventures, Mr. Yoon's interest in NeXplore and willingness to serve on the NeXplore advisory board stands as a strong testament to the vision and capability of our executive team, and validates our product development accomplishments and planned initiatives. Mr. Yoon's guidance and support is a tremendous asset. We are thrilled to have him on the NeXplore advisory board.''
NeXplore Corporation (OTC:NXPC) aims to improve the online experience by providing web tools and destinations that empower people to drive and define a World Wide Web suited for their unique needs, interests, and online pursuits. For advertisers, NeXplore offers a full array of search, display and interactive advertising products to reach and engage targeted consumers.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Yahoo! Inc. is a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide.
To learn more about NeXplore Corporation, please visit: www.nexplore.com.