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Craig Palmer is the Chief Executive Officer of Wikia.

He is leading the web’s largest network of collaboratively-published entertainment, gaming, and lifestyle content into its next phase, with an emphasis on expanding efficient processes and rapidly scaling Wikia’s community, marketing reach, and revenue.

Craig has more than 25 years of industry experience, leading several diverse companies to success.

Most recently, he was the President and CEO of Gracenote, a digital media pioneer whose content and technology is embedded in almost all top digital media brands.

During Craig’s eight years of leadership, Gracenote enjoyed a dramatic increase in revenue, employee growth, international scope, and industry footprint. The company was purchased by Sony in 2008 for $260 million.

Prior to Gracenote, Craig helped lead Aspect Development, a market-leading supply chain management company, through an IPO and eventual sale for over $9 billion in 2000 – at that time, the largest software sale in history.

Experience (6)

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    Oct, 2011
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    President & CEO
    2003 - Jan, 2011
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    Chairman / President / CEO
    2000 - Jan, 2002
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    Aspect Development

    VP, Solutions / VP, Internet Business / VP, Marketing
    1994 - Jan, 2000
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    Cadence Design Systems

    Marketing Director, Product Marketing Director
    1989 - Jan, 1994
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    Marketing Program Manager, VAB Marketing Manager, Technical Support Engineer
    1983 - Jan, 1989

Education (1)