Skip to content Skip to navigation

Susan Lyne Joins GoPro's Board of Directors

Print Friendly and PDF

GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) today announced that Susan Lyne, founder and President of AOL-backed investment fund BBG Ventures, has been appointed to GoPro's Board of Directors. Ms. Lyne brings decades of experience in media, ecommerce, technology, and consumer products, playing leadership roles at both startups and public companies. Notably, she was CEO of the AOL Brand Group, CEO and then Chair of Gilt.com, served as President and CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and before that, worked at Disney/ABC, rising to President of ABC Entertainment. Her current company, BBG Ventures, invests in visionary entrepreneurs building the next generation of market-defining consumer products and services, and every company in its portfolio has at least one female founder.

"We look for exceptional individuals to strengthen our board's capabilities and culture and we are happy to have identified a superb addition in Susan Lyne," said Nicholas Woodman, GoPro's CEO and founder. "We believe her operating and leadership experience will be valuable as GoPro continues to grow its business globally."

Ms. Lyne has been honored with multiple awards, including the National Association of Female Executive's Women of Excellence award in 2016. Ad Age named her Publishing Executive of the Year in 2006 and she received the Matrix Award from New York Women In Communications in 2007.

"I'm delighted to join the GoPro board of directors," said Ms. Lyne. "I've been a fan of the company and its products since the early days, and have tremendous respect for the team and the culture of innovation at GoPro. I look forward to joining them and contributing to their success where I can."

About GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRO)

GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in sport, GoPro has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world share itself through immersive content.

GoPro, HERO, Karma and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For more information, visit www.gopro.com or connect with GoPro on FacebookInstagramLinkedInPinterestTwitterYouTube, and GoPro's The Inside Line.

OUR SPONSORS

OUR SPONSORS

More news

Last updated: : 02/16/2018 - 09:14

It’s hard to believe that Vans' results could keep getting better, but that’s exactly what happened - we have all the details on their global and regional numbers

Last updated: : 02/15/2018 - 11:14

We asked Global Director of Marketing Danielle McKenzie about the strategy behind the new marketing push and how it will be executed

Last updated: : 02/14/2018 - 15:50

Billabong reveals why staying independent is riskier than selling to Boardriders, including details about larger market conditions and Billabong's own internal challenges

Last updated: : 02/13/2018 - 13:10

A look at Volcom's top and bottom line as parent company Kering looks to sell the brand to focus on its luxury business

Last updated: : 02/12/2018 - 10:06

Friends and colleagues remember Boardriders CEO Pierre Agnes

Last updated: : 02/09/2018 - 12:44

A moving, inspirational and crowded memorial service was held for Boardriders CEO Pierre Agnes Friday morning in his beloved hometown of Capbreton, France

Last updated: : 02/08/2018 - 11:06

How 2017 turned out for Firewire, why the company's multi-brand strategy is working, why Firewire is using a consignment model for retailers in the U.S., and more

Last updated: : 02/07/2018 - 10:09

A look through Amazon's annual report shows many interesting numbers and information about the online behemoth's business

Last updated: : 02/06/2018 - 07:03

The company outlines who will take over for Pierre Agnes in Europe and as CEO and affirms its commitment to acquire Billabong

Last updated: : 02/05/2018 - 14:50

The company blasts his conduct and integrity in the press release announcing his departure