December 18, 2014 7:46 AM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of Answers Corporation

Company Overview

Answers Corporation operates an online community that provides answer-based search services to users through its Web site. Its platform integrates and surfaces the content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the multidimensional resource on the Web, mobile, and social networks. The company’s Web site is a questions and answers (Q&A) site, which comprises WikiAnswers, video answers, guides, coupons, ResellerRatings, local answers, online answers, shop answers, surveys, and blogs to cater online consumers to locate answers to their questions. It offers answers content in various areas, such as books and literature, celebrities, fine...

237 West 35th Street

Suite 1101

New York, NY 10001

United States

Founded in 1998

79 Employees

Phone:

646-502-4777

Fax:

646-502-4778

Key Executives for Answers Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Director
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering
Chief Revenue Officer and General Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Answers Corporation Key Developments

Answers Corporation Appoints Toby Mckenna as Senior Vice President of Direct Advertising Sales for Answers.Com

Answers Corporation appointed Toby McKenna as senior vice president of direct advertising sales for Answers.com. Reporting to Rich Dredge, General Manager, Answers.com, McKenna will be responsible for building, leading and managing the display and premium programmatic advertising sales team for company's digital publishing properties and platforms. She will also formulate the sales strategy and positioning for Answers.com, and identify and define new advertising products, strategic partner programs and sponsorship packages. McKenna is an industry veteran, having led digital sales and marketing teams for more than 15 years. Her experience spans across media, mobile and ecommerce companies where she has been instrumental in growing the digital business for some of the brands, including The New York Times, Priceline, American Express and Yahoo!. Prior to the company, McKenna most recently founded and ran a consultancy, McKenna Digital Consulting, in which she helped businesses optimize digital revenue, assisted with online traffic growth and developed business plans and strategies for companies' digital organizations. Previously, McKenna served in a variety of leadership positions, including Head of Property and Advertiser Solutions for Yahoo! where she oversaw sales development for all core properties and platforms within the Y! Network. In that role she managed a team of more than 40 employees and implemented new sponsorship opportunities and packages across all sites, plus mobile, social and video products. Earlier in her career, she served as the Director of Ad Sales at Priceline.com and as a Sales Manager at the New York Times.

Answers Opens New Office in Downtown Cleveland

Answers Corporation announced that it has leased office space at The Ohio Savings Bank Building at 1111 Chester Ave. in downtown Cleveland. The new workplace will initially be home to more than 30 Answers Cloud Services (ACS) team members, most of whom joined from the former Cleveland-based Easy2 Technologies.

Answers To Go Public In 2014

Answers Corporation intends to go public by end of 2014 after the company completed a trio of strategic acquisitions in 2013, according to Chief Executive Officer, David Karandish.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
HeyAnita Inc. United States
OptiMark Holdings, Inc. United States
Sageport Inc. United States
Fitness Interactive Experience, LLC United States
iNNjet.com United States

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
August 11, 2014
--
Merger/Acquisition
December 20, 2013
ForeSee Results, Inc.
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Report Data Issue

To contact Answers Corporation, please visit www.answers.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.