Tunes.com Adds Jann Wenner, Buck Goldstein to Board of Directors
Posted on June 28, 1999Tunes.com, an Internet music network, has announced that Jann Wenner, founding editor and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine and chairman of Wenner Media Incorporated, and Buck Goldstein, president of Atlanta-based venture firm netWorth Partners, have joined its board of directors. In addition to joining the board of directors, Wenner collaborates with Tunes.com to produce the RollingStone.com website.
"It is clear that the Internet creates a whole new way to discover music," said Wenner. "I am excited to join the team at Tunes.com and contribute to the development of its network of music sites."
Wenner began his publishing and editorial career in 1967, when he created Rolling Stone. He also created and continues to publish US and Men's Journal, and founded Outside and Family Life magazines, which he subsequently sold to other publishing companies. In 1997, Wenner became the youngest inductee to the American Society of Magazine Editors Hall of Fame. Besides his publishing ventures, Wenner serves as vice chairman of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.
Goldstein is president of netWorth Partners, LP, an Internet investment fund advised by Mellon Ventures. In 1981, Goldstein co-founded Information America, a provider of online access to public records, and served as its chairman and president until September 1998.