Portland, Ore. – August 3, 2010 – Site9, Inc., developer of ProtoShare, the industry’s fastest growing collaborative prototyping tool for websites and web applications, today announced the addition of technology veteran and successful entrepreneur Jim Coonan to the Board of Directors. He fills the seat of Director Tom Holce, who passed away on July 14, 2010.
Among his many entrepreneurial roles, Coonan served as Chairman of the Board of Rodin Audio (now known as AudioSource), a leader in home and automobile electronics. Prior to his role at Rodin, Mr. Coonan was Chairman of Kentrox, Inc., a leader in the telecommunications equipment business. Coonan was also Chairman and owner of Hotel Software Systems Ltd, a provider of property management software for the hospitality industry. From 1990 through 2000, Coonan was Chief Executive Officer of OECO, a custom electronics manufacturer of defense, aerospace and high reliability electronic components. Coonan is also a member of the Mount Hood Equity Partners Advisory Board.
Coonan has held several roles with the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network, including currently serving as Vice Chairman and as a member of the Board. He also served as Chairman of the Portland Angel Network. Coonan served as Director of Business Alliances for the Oregon University System from 1998 until 2003. He also has been a member of the Riverdale School Board, and president of the Riverdale School District Foundation. Coonan has an MBA from Northwestern and a B.A. from Stanford.
“We are delighted to have a technology veteran like Jim Coonan join the Site9 Board of Directors,” said CEO and Chairman, Andrew Mottaz. “He brings a wealth of both entrepreneurial and executive experience to the Board, and we look forward to his advice and judgment as we continue to grow and expand the company.”