Three prominent San Diego business and technology leaders have been added to the board of directors of webinc., a new local Internet incubator.
Ken King, elected as webinc.’s board chairman and acting CFO, currently runs Signal Consulting Group, which provides senior financial planning assistance to more than 40 San Diego companies. King also chairs the board of the San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum, which offers local technology entrepreneurs education and collaboration opportunities.
He is former director of planning and financial analysis for the $11 billion Allied-Signal International, Inc.
Webinc. has also appointed Joe Raguso to its board. Raguso, currently president of the San Diego Regional Technology Alliance, is also serving as webinc.’s chief technology officer.
He is a former scientist for IBM Corp. and Galileo Electro-Optics Corp., and former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Office of Technology Policy for the Clinton administration.
Tyler Orion, a recent winner of the San Diego Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business award, has also been selected as a webinc. board member, as well as acting chief operating officer. Orion is director of Orion Enterprise Development and vice chair of the Greater San Diego Chamber of Commerce Small Business Committee.
webinc. was founded in June by Stephen M. Dirks, who has more than 15 years’ experience in investment banking and corporate finance.
webinc. is developing strategic alliances to establish the San Diego prototype for a national venture-backed incubation model.