Mark E. Moran

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mark Moran is a seasoned Internet executive. In 1998, he became Executive Vice President and General Counsel of 24/7 Real Media. He led the company through dramatic global expansion and revenue growth, completing 14 acquisitions in two years. From 2000 to 2003, Mark steered 24/7 Real Media through the turbulent economic conditions that afflicted the industry at the time, enabling it to be one of the few online advertising companies to survive. Through strict expense control, strong revenue growth, astute capital market transactions and strategic acquisitions, the company regained its leadership in online advertising, and was acquired for $650 million by WPP Group in July 2007. Prior to 24/7 Real Media, Mark spent four years as an associate Attorney at Proskauer Rose LLP and seven years as a Financial Analyst at the Bank of New York. Mark has a law degree from Fordham Law School, an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia. Visit Founding Dulcinea to read Mark’s personal blog. You can also follow Mark on Twitter.

Favorite Web sites:
  Seeking Alpha
  eMedicine Health
  Equidaily.com

Most Recent Articles by Mark E. Moran

  • The Top 10 Reasons Students Cannot Cite or Rely On Wikipedia
    Wikipedia provides Internet users with millions of articles on a broad range of topics, and commonly ranks first in search engines. But its reliability and credibility fall well short of the standards for a school paper. According to Wikipedia itself, “[W]hile some articles are of the highest quality of scholarship, others are admittedly complete rubbish. … use [Wikipedia] with an informed understanding of what it is and what it isn't.”

    To help you develop such an understanding, we present 10 reasons you can't rely on information in Wikipedia.
  • On This Day: The Great Hurricane of 1938 Devastates Long Island and New England
    On Sept. 21, 1938, a giant hurricane steamed up the eastern seaboard and caused extensive casualties and damage on New York’s Long Island and much of New England, finally weakening a bit as it crossed into Canada.
  • How to Pick the Winner of the Kentucky Derby
    This Saturday, the eyes of the sporting world turn to Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. Whether you’re pursuing a windfall at the track, going after the office pool or planning to be the guy in the know at the neighborhood party, there are steps you can take to maximize your chances of picking the Derby winner.
  • Secretariat Movie: Fact & Fiction
    Disney’s “Secretariat” hits theaters this weekend, introducing a new generation to a racehorse many call the best ever. We take a look at the true life story of Secretariat, the winner of horse racing's Triple Crown in 1973.
  • How to Bet the Kentucky Derby: Picking the Winner
    This Saturday, the eyes of the sporting world turn to Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. Whether you’re pursuing a windfall at the track, going after the office pool or planning to be the guy in the know at the neighborhood party, there are steps you can take to maximize your chances of picking the Derby winner.