[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Wenda Harris Millard, president and chief operating officer of MediaLink, was named to the board of directors of VeriFone Systems. She will also join the company’s compensation committee.

One of the early pioneers of internet advertising, Ms. Millard was a key driver at DoubleClick, Ziff Davis, Yahoo, and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia before assuming her current role with MediaLink, an advisory firm that provides critical counsel and strategic direction to the media, marketing, advertising, entertainment and technology industries.

Ms. Millard has also served on multiple boards, including True North, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Context Web and, currently, Millennial Media. She has also been chairman of the Internet Advertising Bureau and a board member of the James Beard Foundation.