Sunrise Bidders, Inc., [dba uBid.com] Names Howard A. Tullman to Board of Advisors
ITASCA, IL, March 31, 2011 - Sunrise Bidders, Inc., dba uBid.com, announced today that Howard A. Tullman has been named to the company's Board of Advisors.
Mr. Tullman is President and CEO at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, a Digital Media Arts college in Chicago, and is the former Chairman and CEO of Experiencia, an educational company that delivers unique, Immersive Learning programs, as well as the former President of Kendall College.
In addition, Mr. Tullman is General Managing Partner for the Chicago High Tech Investors, LLC and a Board Advisor for Hightower Advisors in Chicago, PrepMe, LLC., and for Mudd Advertising in Iowa. He is a Director of the Rally Marketing Group in Seattle and a member of Mayor Daley's Council of Technology Advisors. He was recently named by Governor Quinn to the newly-formed Illinois Innovation Council. He is also a Trustee of WTTW in Chicago, a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Academy of Art, the Chairman of the Endowment Committee of Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago, and an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Evanston and at the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. Mr. Tullman also served as a long-time Director and Board Chairman of The Cobalt Group, as a Trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and as a Director of the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, and as the lead Director of The Princeton Review and briefly as its Board Chair while assisting in its sale to Bain Capital.
"Howard Tullman is a true visionary, entrepreneur and leader," said Scott Koerner, President and CEO of uBid.com. "We are delighted that he's agreed to join uBid.com's Board of Advisors. Being able to leverage his expertise and creativity will unquestionably provide a vital, unique and strategic perspective to the continued growth and development of uBid.com."
"I'm thrilled to join uBid.com's Board of Advisors," said Mr. Tullman. "This company has so many great attributes and a unique business model that has significant staying power, not to mention opportunity for significant growth. I look forward to working with the company to help maximize its potential and achieve great success."
Mr. Tullman is the inaugural member of uBid.com's Board of Advisors, which supports its Board of Directors and is designed to broaden uBid's strategic vision and direction. The company is handpicking potential members and expects to round out and finalize its Board of Advisors in Q2, 2011.
RedTag.com, a uBid Holdings Inc. Company, is an online deal-based marketplace that offers a variety of products across multiple categories, including Home Goods, Technology, Electronics, Jewelry and Fashion. RedTag offers one new 24-hour "Deal of the Day" each day, as well as regular "Flash Sale Events" which feature unique products at price points that represent the lowest available on the web.
uBid.com launched in 1997 and has since remained the go-to online marketplace offering new, overstock, closeout and recertified products within the technology industry, as well as 25 additional categories, including Collectibles, Fine Art, Jewelry, Home and Garden, Travel and more. About six million members use uBid to find discounted items from brand name manufacturers and other certified professional sellers. Specializing in offering substantial deals on some of the coolest technology and electronics in the market, uBid's lasting partnerships with some of the top product manufacturers during the last 15 years ensures that all items are of the highest quality. Recently re-launched with new ownership, uBid remains one of the lowest priced auction sites offering auction listings, fixed-price options, and Deals from its sister site, RedTag.com. For more information about uBid, visit them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uBid.Redtag, on Twitter at @uBidDeals, and at www.uBid.com.