Dave Bagshaw brings industry expertise to accelerate growth of the new Photobucket Print Shop™
DENVER, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Photobucket Corporation, a leading online photo sharing and print community, today announced the appointment of Dave Bagshaw to its Board of Directors. Having formerly served as CEO of Shutterfly, Bagshaw brings extensive industry and board level expertise to Photobucket.
“Dave is a veteran and visionary in the digital photo and print industry,” said Tom Munro, CEO of Photobucket. “We will use Dave’s expertise as we further monetize our customer base of 50 million unique users,” continued Munro. “His insight will be particularly valuable as we extend the Photobucket Print ShopTM brand through partner channels in the upcoming months.”
In September of this year, Photobucket launched their new Photobucket Print ShopTM on their website and have already seen 120% growth in print revenue year over year. Photobucket also launched Print Shop on their iOS mobile app, with Android coming this month. They are entering the very large consumer greeting card market with this week’s debut of their holiday line for the 2014 Season. “The growth Photobucket experienced in just a couple months is dramatic. It’s great to see this momentum heading into the holidays,” saidDave Bagshaw. “Photobucket’s volume of traffic and leadership in the photo sharing space puts them in a unique position to be a formidable leader in the print market.” Bagshaw continued. “I’m thrilled to be part of the team and I’m looking forward to advising them on how to accelerate their position in print.”
Dave Bagshaw was CEO of Shutterfly from 2003-2005. He established Shutterfly’s foothold in the digital photo print merchandise market. Bagshaw’s impressive background includes over 35 years of experience at notable companies such as Silicon Graphics, @Home Networks, Excite@Home, and Shutterfly. Most recently Bagshaw has been Chairman of the Board for Riekes Center for Human Enhancement and EVP of Corporate Development and member of the Board of Directors for Renewable Funding. He is a mentor for Boost VC and works with Enmetric and University Games as well. Bagshaw earned his BSME and his MBA from Stanford University.
About Photobucket Corporation
With over 100 million registered users, Photobucket Corporation is the world’s leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. The company was founded in 2003. In 2014, Photobucket expanded to include a new web and mobile service for printed products. The Photobucket user community uploads millions of images and videos per day from the web and connected digital devices. Photobucket hosts, preserves and protects photos and videos while bringing members advanced browsing, sharing and editing experiences. Every month Photobucket serves over 120 billion photos and videos to over 3 million websites. In addition to uploading and sharing media, its community can now create and purchase innovative print products from photos that reside almost anywhere including all Photobucket-enabled devices, social services, and photo applications. Photobucket is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. For further information, visit photobucket.com.