Peter Barris Joins InnerWorkings' Board of Directors
Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Chicago, IL January 10, 2006 — InnerWorkings today announced that Peter Barris, managing general partner with New Enterprise Associates, was named to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. "We are thrilled to have Peter join our Board," said Steven E. Zuccarini, InnerWorkings’ Chief Executive Officer. "His leadership experience at NEA, a leading venture capital firm with over $6 billion under management, coupled with his technology expertise, will help fuel our continued growth.” Mr. Barris joined NEA in 1992, became a General Partner in 1993 and Managing General Partner in 1999. He specializes in information technology companies. Before joining NEA, Peter was President and Chief Operating Officer at LEGENT and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Systems Software Division at UCCEL. He also held various management positions between 1977 and 1985 at General Electric, including Vice President and General Manager at GE Information Services. Mr. Barris is active in a number of organizations. Present board memberships include Boingo Wireless, Broadview Networks, eCommerce Industries, Hillcrest Communications, Mkt10, Neutral Tandem and ProtoStar. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association. Mr. Barris is a member of the Board of Trustees, Northwestern University; Board of Overseers, Tuck School at Dartmouth College; Board of Advisors, Tuck's Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship at Dartmouth; and Board of Directors, Venture Philanthropy Partners. He received a Masters in Business Administration from Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University.