Sharon Fordham

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Sharon Fordham is an American Broadway theatrical producer, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and angel investor.

Overview[edit]

Sharon is a producer of Jill Santoriello's Broadway musical adaptation of 'A Tale of Two Cities' opening for preview on August 19, 2008 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York.

In addition to her work as a Broadway producer, Sharon is an angel investor and Principal of The Fordham Group, an early investment company focusing on investments in the technology area.[1]

Previously, she was CEO and board member of WeightWatchers.com, Inc., Recently, WeightWatchers.com was bought by the licensor, Weight Watchers International.

Prior to her time as CEO of WeightWatchers.com, Sharon held several executive positions at Nabisco, including President of Global e-Business, President of the LifeSavers Company (Nabisco subsidiary) and Senior Vice President of marketing for Nabisco's flagship division, the Nabisco Biscuit Company.

While at Nabisco, Sharon pioneered the emerging advertising genre of "advergaming", with the launch of Nabisco's gaming web sites, Candystand.com and Nabiscoworld.com.

Production credits[edit]

Education[edit]

Sharon earned a bachelor's degree from Douglass College at Rutgers University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharon A. Fordham Founder and Principal The Fordham Group" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 June 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2013.