People: Vonage Holdings Corp (VG.N)
23 Jan 2017
Mr. Carl Sparks is Independent Director of Vonage Holdings Corp. Mr. Sparks is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Academic Partnerships, a Dallas, Texas based online service provider for higher education globally, a role in which he has served since April 2016. From April 2011 through April 2014, Mr. Sparks served as the Chief Executive Officer of Travelocity Global, a leading company in online travel, and a division of Sabre Inc. Prior to joining Travelocity, he served as President of Gilt Groupe, an members-only online retailer of luxury products and experiences. Mr. Sparks joined Gilt as Chief Marketing Officer in October 2009 and was promoted to President in March 2010, serving in that role until April 2011, when he joined Travelocity. Mr. Sparks also served for five years at Expedia Inc., an online travel company, from June 2004 until October 2009, in a variety of leadership roles, including Senior Vice President, Marketing and Retail Operations at Hotels.com from June 2004 to May 2006, Chief Marketing Officer at Expedia.com from June 2006 to December 2007, and General Manager at Hotels.com USA, Latin America & Canada from January 2008 to October 2009. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sparks served as Vice President of Direct Business and Brand at Capital One Financial Corp., and also served in senior marketing and strategy roles at Guinness & Co., PepsiCo Inc., and The Boston Consulting Group. He currently serves on the board of directors of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. Mr. Sparks has senior leadership, product development, operations, and digital marketing experience in high-growth companies maintaining a strong online sales presence. He also has significant international business and brand marketing expertise in consumer products and services.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||--|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||114,989|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||114,500|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||229,489|