Tim Harrington is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atlanta-based FiPath (www.FiPath.com) formerly eRollover, the only integrated online community of consumers and advisors that provides unbiased financial resources.
FiPath is comprehensive, independent, and unbiased. Through the power of choice, members find everything they need to make better, more informed decisions to take control of their financial future. Information is packaged in a digestible format so that all type of consumers â€“ from the do it yourselfer, to those who prefer guidance along the way â€“ can make better, more informed decisions.
Tim was formerly President and CEO of Fogdog Sports (www.fogdog.com) a venture capital-backed (J.H. Whitney, Venrock & Draper Fisher Jurvetson) online sporting goods company, where he developed, and successfully executed a strategy that resulted in Fogdog becoming the leading e-commerce experience for the sports enthusiast, recognized by Fortune Magazine as a â€œworld classâ€ customer experience on the web. He guided the organization through substantial growth in revenue, resources and funding, negotiating an exclusive operating and equity agreement with Nike Inc., their first e-commerce partnership. Tim raised over $100 million from private and public financing, and guided the company through a successful IPO with CSFB as lead banker. Following the IPO, he successfully completed a merger with GSI Commerce (Nasdaq: GSIC) to ensure Fogdogâ€™s long-term viability.
Tim began his career at IBM, where he became proficient in corporate restructuring and financial turnaround, successfully rising through the ranks to Chief Operating Officer of IBMâ€™s Educational Division. Most recently, he was the founder and co-owner of Armor Gear LLC (www.armorgear.com), a consumer products company specializing in high-quality travel gear. Tim also parlayed a previous experience with Cobra Golf at GolfWeb, once ranked the #1 golf-related web site in the world. His insight and leadership skills there contributed to its eventual sale to CBS Sports.
A native of New York, Tim earned a BBA in Accounting from Siena College in Albany, NY., and received an MS in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business as a Sloan Fellow.
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