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Burst Media Jarvis Coffin
CEO & President, Burst Media
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G. Jarvis Coffin III is a co-founder of BURST! and has served as its President and Chief Executive Officer since its inception in October 1995 and as a Director since January 2000. From September 1993 to October 1995, Mr. Coffin worked at the Los Angeles Times where he was Director of National Advertising. Prior to that, Mr. Coffin was Vice President of Sales at Business Week from September 1991 to September 1993. From 1985 to 1991, Mr. Coffin was employed at USA Today, where he held various positions, including Director of Northeastern Sales. He began his advertising career in 1979 at Dancer Fitzgerald Sample in New York. Mr. Coffin has been a member of the Advertising Club of New York and the Lantern Club of Boston and was Chairman of the Newspaper Association of America's Committee on Financial Advertising. Mr. Coffin obtained a B.A. in Political Science from Hobart College.

Mr. Coffin has been a featured speaker or panelist at the following events:

o Panelist for 2005 Spring Ad:TECH Conference San Francisco
o Panelist for 2004 Fall Ad:TECH Conference - NYC
o Panelist for 2004 GW News Center's 11th Annual Politics Online Conference
o Panelist for 2003 Spring Internet World
o Panelist for 2002 Fall Internet World
o Interactive Marketing Show Detroit
o eCom 2.0 Interactive Web Marketing Conference
o Ad:TECH Spring 2001

Founded in 1995, BURST! Media is one of the Internet's original advertising networks. As a co-founder, and President and CEO of BURST! Media, Mr. Coffin has been intimately involved with the online advertising industry for more than fourteen years. Mr. Coffin also brought a considerable amount media experience to BURST! through his previous endeavors at USA Today, Business Week and The Los Angeles Times.

In a rapidly evolving industry where consolidation is rampant, and only the strong and innovative survive, BURST! Media continues to thrive and deliver value under the tutelage of Mr. Coffin.