DDD Bolsters Board with Three New Members

“As we move to expand our service offerings, business capacity and client relations we are thrilled to bolster our board with the addition of these three exceptional business, marketing and financing professionals,” said DDD CEO Jeremy Hockenstein. “This both broadens and deeps the business knowledge of our Board.” Tony Gallo of Concord, MA is a partner at HawkPartners where he specializes in marketing, strategy and planning. For the last 25 years, he has provided counsel to senior executives on strategic planning, marketing and brand development. Tony’s engagements periodically involve assuming operational roles for clients and he has served as an interim Chief Marketing Officer for such diverse clients as Acclaim Entertainment, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and Iron Mountain. He was a founding board member of The Jericho Road Project, a capacity building not-for-profit in Concord, Massachusetts. Anish Nanavaty of New York leads the North America strategy and operations of The Whitefield Group (TWG), a recently established entrepreneurial venture funded by a leading private equity firm. TWG is a marketing services company that is commercially exploiting the accelerating shift from print to digital media. Before joining TWG, Anish was one of the founding senior executives of WNS Global Services (NYSE:WNS), one of the first India-centric Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies. Sari Miller of New York City has been a founding investor and partner in numerous start-ups and social ventures. Recently she made an angel investment and helped raised $135 million for LeapFrog Investments, the world's first and largest investor in companies that insure the underserved in Africa and Asia. She was a founding investor in Switch & Data Facilities, which was acquired by Equinix in 2010 for $800+ million. She also founded a publicly traded insurance company that grew to hold assets in excess of $1 billion. Digital Divide Data (DDD) is an innovative, internationally acclaimed social enterprise. They deliver high-quality data conversion services to global clients to create jobs for talented poor youth in developing countries. Their clients receive competitively priced, world-class data preservation and content conversion services. This business empowers their staff with the skills and experience they need to lift them selves out of poverty. Their motto is, “When our business grows, so does our impact.”