Printer Friendly Names Internet Pioneer as CTO.

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 1999--, prestige online beauty e-tailer, announced today the appointment of Doug Dalton as chief technology officer. Dalton will be responsible for's technology development, deployment, and day-to-day operations.

"Doug's solid Internet background is a tremendous asset to our executive team," said Sarah Kugelman, president and co-founder of "We have made a commitment to leveraging our beauty industry knowledge and expertise with the strongest technology team in the category."

New CTO Dalton has dedicated his career to building leading edge technology companies. Most recently, Dalton was VP of Engineering and Operations at Knowledge Universe, a consortium of more than 20 companies with combined revenue of $1.5 billion. Dalton also served as Senior Manager of Network Engineering and New Technologies at Netscape Communications, where he directed web architecture and drove global expansion. At Sprint, Dalton acted as lead engineer in building one of the largest Internet networks at that time. From Sprint he founded the Internet technology incubator Inex.


Formed in the minds of its founders four years ago,, a bi-coastal beauty e-tailer with offices in New York, the beauty and fashion capital of the world, and San Francisco, the hub of the technological revolution, is at the intersection of the newest beauty and technological developments. The team is comprised of the best and brightest from the beauty, retailing, Internet and editorial industries. features products in the Skincare, Makeup, Bath and Body, Fragrance, Hair Care, Home Fragrance, Accessories and Gifts categories. In addition to its extensive line of cosmetics, the Web site features exclusive, limited-edition beauty products from around the world and will feature virtual makeovers by year-end. has also formed an official partnership with Women in Film, making it the first-ever presenting sponsor of the foremost non-profit organization for women in the entertainment industry. For more information, contact at 1550 Bryant Street, Suite 575, San Francisco, Calif., 94103; phone (415) 552-4567;
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