NEW YORK, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- INVISION, Inc., the leading provider of advertising planning and sales solutions to the media industry, today announced the appointment of Kami Ragsdale as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting to INVISION CEO Lynda Clarizio, Ragsdale will oversee all elements of the company's finance and administrative operations. Prior to this position, Ragsdale served as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Financial Planning and Analysis at AOL Inc.
"Kami is one of the industry's most talented finance leaders, and we're delighted that she's agreed to join the INVISION team," said Lynda Clarizio, CEO of INVISION. "The finance function is critical for an innovative and growing company like INVISION, and Kami brings both deep experience and great leadership skills to the CFO role."
"This is an exciting time to be joining INVISION, as the company expands its industry-leading products and services to meet the ad sales needs of media providers across every distribution channel," said Ragsdale. "I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Lynda again and help INVISION continue to extend its leadership in the advertising solutions space."
Offered on both an enterprise and hosted basis, INVISION's software-based solutions manage the sale of more than $13 billion in annual television advertising inventory, helping more than 45 media outlets increase the revenue yield on available advertising inventory.
About Kami Ragsdale:
Kami Ragsdale brings over 17 years of financial and operational management expertise coupled with exceptional people and communication skills that will directly support the company's ongoing business growth objectives. Ragsdale served in a variety of financial planning and analysis roles at AOL Inc., including SVP of Finance for AOL's worldwide business operations, and previously SVP of Finance for AOL's web services division. Prior to joining AOL in 2002, Ragsdale served as Vice President of Finance for the radio division of Clear Channel Communications. She was part of the senior finance team for Evergreen Media that managed the company through over 100 acquisitions and three mergers to become Chancellor Media, then AMFM and eventually to merge with Clear Channel. Ragsdale was also Controller of Internet America, a local Internet Service Provider in Dallas, TX.
Ragsdale is a Certified Public Accountant who began her career in public accounting with KPMG. Ragsdale holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Tulsa and attended the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
About INVISION, Inc.:
Founded in 1993, INVISION, Inc. (http://www.invisioninc.com) develops software to support the ad sales and traffic processes for cable networks, broadcast networks, television syndicators and Hispanic-focused media. With offices in New York, Atlanta, and Northern Virginia, INVISION's clients include BET, Bloomberg, Bravo, CNBC, E! Entertainment Television, Galavision, Game Show Network, G4/Tech TV, TV Guide Network, Hallmark Channel, NBC Universal, ION, Sony Pictures Television, Telemundo, Telefutura, WGN America, Azteca America, Univision, Warner Bros. and The Weather Channel.
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