Local.com, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Heath joined the company as President and Chairman in March 1999 and has served as CEO since January 2001. From 1998 to 1999, Heath was Vice President of eCommerce for LanguageForce, Inc., a language translation software company. Prior to this he served as marketing manager for Starnet, a Canadian internet company. From 1995 to 1998, he was Special Projects Director for the Berg Group of Companies (Australia), and from 1988 to 1995, he was founder and CEO of Australian Fibre Packaging.
Heath is a frequent guest speaker at local search and online advertising industry events. Also a guest lecturer for online advertising at Pepperdine's Executive MBA program, Heath was a 2005 finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Heath co-chaired an event on the global economy as a member of Young Presidents Organization, and is a Patron Councilor of the Atlantic Council, a Patron of the American Enterprise Institute, a President's Club Member of the Heritage Foundation, a President's Council Member of the Foundation for Economic Education, and a Member of the Ludwig von Mises Institute.