RealTime IT News Names Marketing, Development Directors

New York City-based community site operation said that Kerri Fox has joined the company as director of marketing and Ronald DiPrete as director of corporate development.

Fox had been director of corporate marketing for Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing. Prior to that, Fox worked as marketing director of Family Circle at the New York Times Women's Magazine Division and from 1990-1993 acted as promotion director for Woman's Day.

DiPrete will report to Vice President, Corporate Development Ed Cespedes and take a lead role in helping to identify and execute strategies for's continued growth.

He practiced in the corporate department of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson where he represented's recent $30 million initial public offering and the's recent acquisition of e-commerce firm From 1994-1997 he was an associate with the Boston law firm of Goodwin, Procter & Hoar.