SourceForge, a global online network for community-driven tech media and e-commerce, today (June 15) announced that Michael Sileck has joined the company’s Board of Directors, effective June 10, 2009. He comes with over 24 years of experience in finance and media.

“Mike is a great addition to our team,” says Scott L. Kauffman, president, SourceForge. “His depth and range of experience in working with some of the media industry’s most innovative companies will serve us well.”

Sileck, 49, was until December of last year the chief operating officer of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., a public company providing global sports entertainment. From June 2005 until February 2007, he was chief financial officer of World Wrestling Entertainment.

And from March 2002 until March 2005, Sileck was chief financial officer of Monster Worldwide, Inc., a public company provider of on-line job postings. Prior to March 2002, he served in finance positions at USA Networks, Inc. (IAC/InterActive Corp.), Sinclair Broadcast Group, River City Broadcasting, Narragansett Television, L.P., and KTVY TV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

“I am excited by the opportunity to join SourceForge, and look forward to working with the SourceForge team,” says Sileck.

Sileck has been a member of the board of directors of Unifi, Inc., a public company yarn manufacturer, since May 2009, a senior advisor to and a member of the board of directors of Beeing LLC, a privately-owned social networking start-up company, since January 2009, and a member of the board of directors of Switch and Data Facilities Company, a public company provider of internet exchange and co-location facilities, since January 2008.

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About Rakesh Raman

Have extensive editorial, content management, and integrated communications experience and have worked as a senior tech journalist, analyst, and columnist with different newspapers, magazines, and Web/online properties in India.

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