Tim Koogle (â€œTKâ€) was president and CEO of Yahoo from 1995 to May 2001 and remained on the Yahoo board of directors until 2003.
Under his leadership as CEO and chairman, a role he assumed in 1999, he helped build Yahoo into a leading Internet media company with annual net revenues of more than one billion dollars. During his tenure, BusinessWeek named him one of â€œThe Top 25 Executives of the Yearâ€ in 1999 and 2000.
Prior to Yahoo, Koogle was president of Intermec Corporation, where annual sales increased nearly 50 percent to more than $300 million during his three-year leadership. Koogle also served as corporate vice president of Intermecâ€™s parent company, Western Atlas Inc., a multinational information services and technology company with revenues exceeding $2.4 billion annually. Prior to Intermec, Koogle spent nine years with Motorola where he held a number of executive management positions in operations and corporate venture capital. Koogle holds a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia and M.S. and doctorate degrees in engineering from Stanford University. Koogle has appeared regularly as an industry expert on key business and financially-oriented broadcast programs such as CNBC, CNN/fn, and Fox News. Koogle is also chairman of the board of directors for AIM, the principal worldwide trade association for the automated data collection industry.
Tim and his wife, Pam, are currently selling high end real estate in Mexico.
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