Geeknet (LNUX) Director, Scott Howe, Not to Stand for Re-election to the Board

Mar 10, 2010 | Posted by: 5n0wCra5h | Full story: secfilings.com

Geeknet (LNUX) Director, Scott Howe, Not to Stand for Re-election to the Board.

Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On March 5, 2010, Scott E. Howe informed the Company that he has decided not to stand for re-election as a director of Geeknet, Inc., upon the expiration of his term as a Class I director at the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders. Mr. Howe’s decision to not stand for re-election is not a result of any disagreement with the Company.

Source: SEC Form 8-K Filled March 10, 2010

Scott E. Howe

Vice President, General Manager, Microsoft Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Business Group Scott E. Howe has served on Geeknet’s Board of Directors since March 2007. Mr Lowe leads the Microsoft Advertising Business Group, comprised of teams responsible for business strategy, product planning, product marketing, business development and overall management of the advertising businesses across regions.

Scott joined Microsoft in 2007 through Microsoft’s acquisition of aQuantive and is a seasoned veteran in the online advertising space. From 1999 through 2007, Scott served in a variety of roles at aQuantive, first as the vice president and general manager of online advertising agency Avenue A|Razorfish and later as president of Atlas International and founder and president of DRIVE Performance Media (DRIVEpm). Prior to Microsoft and aQuantive, Scott spent six years with the Boston Consulting Group and two years in investment banking with Kidder, Peabody and Co. Scott holds an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business and an AB from Princeton University in Economics.

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Since: Jan 09

Redmond, Washington

#1 Mar 16, 2010
If Scott E. Howe is not replaced Marlin will effectively control 42.86% of Geeknet (LNUX) Board of Directors...the most logical replacement for Scott Howe would be Chris Anderson*, Editor-In-Chief of Wired Magazine and close friend** to Geeknet.

* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Anderson_ (writer)

** http://geek.net/nycpanel/

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