Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 14, 2002

Brad Greenspan – Euniverse Inc (euni)

BRAD D. GREENSPAN is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of eUniverse, Inc. Mr. Greenspan founded eUniverse in March 1999 with the desire to create the foremost interactive entertainment network on the Internet. As CEO and chairman of the Board of Directors, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, including acquiring sites that will contribute to the success of the network, managing personnel and handling all aspects of funding. Mr. Greenspan's accomplishments at eUniverse include taking the company from an initial 300,000 to more than 20 million unique visitors a month and more than 50 million subscribers, raising several rounds of financing, and bringing the company from the OTC Bulletin Board to the NASDAQ. Additionally, Mr. Greenspan is responsible for helping eUniverse achieve six straight quarters of net profit and eight consecutive quarters of positive EBITDA. Upon graduation from college, he founded Palisades Capital, Inc., a private Beverly Hills merchant bank, and served as its President until March 1999. Mr. Greenspan was responsible for raising more than $60 million in funding for his clients. He attributes his success to persistence, not taking 'no' for an answer, and believing in his business and himself. He is a member of the UCLA Alumni Association and supporter of the Riekes Center for Human Enhancement, a non-profit educational school for children specializing in athletics and creative arts. Mr. Greenspan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch and overview of the


Mr. Greenspan: eUniverse went public in April 1999, started trading on

the Nasdaq in April 2000, became EBITDA