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General Information

Websitelycos.com
Twitter@Lycos
CategoryConsumer Web
Phone781-370-2700
Employees
Founded1995
DescriptionInternet Brand

Offices

Headquarters
100 5th Avenue
Waltham, MA, 02451
USA

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Vice President, Product Management
Vice President of Business Development
Vice President- Europe
Director

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Lycos

Lycos is one of the original (est. 1995) and most widely-known Internet brands in the world, evolving from one of the first search engines on the web, into a comprehensive network of social media web sites that foster online communities. Lycos’s award-winning products and services include tools for blogging, web publishing and hosting, online games, e-mail, and search.

Lycos consistently averages 12 - 15 million monthly unique visitors in the U.S. The Lycos Network of sites and services include Lycos.com, Tripod, Angelfire, HotBot, Gamesville, WhoWhere, and Lycos Mail. Integrated, these sites help individual users retrieve, manage, consume and create information tailored to meet his or her personal interests.

Lycos has been a pioneer in intelligent spidering search technology, combining its proprietary technology with other best in class search services to provide a powerful and relevant search experience for its users. Through its acquisitions over the years, Lycos has added established brands including Tripod, Angelfire, Gamesville and WhoWhere to its network of products and services.

Lycos is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ybrant Digital, the end-to-end global digital marketing company. Lycos is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Ybrant Digital is headquartered in Hyderabad, India and has a global presence, with offices in 20 countries including North America, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, UK, France, Germany, Serbia, Israel, India and Australia, and representatives in Scandinavia, Poland, Italy and Greece. www.ybrantdigital.com.

Recent Milestones

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    Lycos added David Zakur as VP, Product & Operations. (8/1/12)
    Posted 12/20/12 at 6:02pm
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    Lycos added Jessica Canary as Sr. Marketing & Communications Specialist. (1/3/11)
    Posted 7/29/11 at 5:52am
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    Lycos added Andrew Curioso as Software Engineer. (1/1/07)
    Posted 6/17/13 at 10:21pm
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    Lycos added Patrick Hetherton as SR Manager Network Operations and MIS. (1/1/04)
    Posted 6/29/13 at 2:02am
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    Lycos added Krzysztof "Chris" Kowalczyk as Head of Content and Technology Poland. (12/1/00)
    Posted 2/7/11 at 10:45pm
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    Lycos added Tim Mitchell as Product Manager - Lycos Music. (11/1/99)
    Posted 5/6/13 at 2:36am
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    Lycos added Christopher Cummings as Vice President, Product Management. (1/1/98)
    Posted 12/15/11 at 7:12am
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    Lycos added Sean White as VP of Technology. (1/1/98)
    Posted 12/4/13 at 10:27am
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    Lycos added Marie-Christine Levet as ceo. (1/1/97)
    Posted 8/1/13 at 2:41am
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    Lycos added Jeff Bennett as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. (12/1/96)
    Posted 6/20/09 at 6:46am
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    Lycos added Jeff Crown as GM Ventures, and VP Business Development. (1/1/96)
    Posted 5/12/13 at 7:04pm
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    Lycos added Allen Baum as Director of Corporate Development. (1/1/96)
    Posted 6/17/13 at 10:33pm
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    Lycos added Frank Treu as Sr. Manager, Internet Infrastructure. (1/1/96)
    Posted 6/29/13 at 1:43am
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    Lycos added Bill Townsend as VP Advertising. (8/1/95)
    Posted 5/24/10 at 11:36am
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    Lycos added Bob Davis as President and Chief Executive Officer. (1/1/95)
    Posted 7/10/13 at 7:27pm
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    Lycos added Ron Sege as Executive Vice President.
    Posted 1/1/14 at 4:42am

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