Jeff King has joined the Board of Directors of managed hosting provider Liquid Web, LLC (Liquid Web
). With headquarters in Lansing, Michigan, United States, Liquid Web’s hosting services extend to more traditional hosting, WordPress hosting and cloud storage options alongside managed dedicated server hosting and VPS cloud servers. The company has a global customer base of around 30,000 individuals and businesses. Mr. King joins Liquid Web from domain registrar and web host GoDaddy where he was an executive.
Mr. King is a 25-year industry veteran with broad experience. He has held key positions at a number of leading companies including Sun Microsystems, Magento, and eBay. His most recent position was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hosting and Security at GoDaddy. At GoDaddy he was in charge of the company’s ‘Hosting and Security Business Unit’. Established in 1997, Scottsdale, Arizona-based GoDaddy specializes in providing a total solution for SMEs and larger organizations that require websites. As Liquid Web has a strong focus on SME entrepreneurs, Mr. King’s background fits the company perfectly.
"We admire what Jeff did with the GoDaddy Pro brand, and we look forward to his contributions to our business strategy and product development as we focus on fulfilling the hosting needs for small to medium businesses and the designers, developers, and agencies that create for them," explained to CEO of Liquid Web, Jim Geiger. "Jeff's appointment to our board signifies Liquid Web's continued dedication to serving businesses that are born in and dependent on the cloud and web to deliver products and services to the masses."Do you know of any other industry players taking on new roles? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.