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New York-based Quigo Technologies, provider of online marketing technologies, has hired Marty Abbott as COO and Michael Fisher as CIO and vice president of IT. Both are former eBay executives.
New York-based Quigo Technologies Inc., provider of online marketing technologies, has hired Marty Abbott as COO and Michael Fisher as CIO and vice president of IT. Both are former eBay executives.
Abbott will oversee Quigo`s production, client services, engineering and product development departments. Fisher will oversee technical project management, quality assurance and IT.
Before joining Quigo, Abbott was senior vice president of technology in charge of the daily technical and site-specific operational overview of eBay and all subsidiaries. Abbott joined eBay in 1999. His responsibilities included ensuring the daily availability and operational excellence of the eBay site, evaluation and deployment of new infrastructure technologies, and the development of strategic relationships with key technology vendors. Before eBay, Abbott held operational and engineering positions at Gateway and Motorola.
. Fisher was vice president, engineering and architecture for PayPal, an eBay subsidiary. He was responsible for all aspects of the 220-person organization including recruiting, training, delivery, architecture, strategic vision, and a $35 million budget for an online financial institution servicing 71 million users. Before PayPal, Fisher spent seven years at General Electric helping to develop the company`s technology strategy and processes.