Express Action, Inc.

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Express Action, Inc. in Palo Alto, California, was founded in February 1999 by Christian Bailey, a "veteran of four start-ups and an ex-corporate financier from Barclays International in the U.K." "The company raised first-round financing of $14 million in April 2000 and is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners and Advanced Technology Ventures." [1]

The "company's vision is to enable every e-commerce site, marketplace and exchange to ship worldwide efficiently and cost-effectively." [2]

Advisory Board

On June 19, 2000, the company announced "that Kathy Levinson, former president and chief operating officer of E*TRADE Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGRP); Dr. Brom Mahbod, vice president of the e-Services platform division at Oracle Corporation (Nasdaq: ORCL); and Luis Solis, founder and CEO of Symbius, the leading business strategy firm focused on supply-chain and logistics for e-business, [had] joined the company's Advisory Board."