Jared is a recognized expert in the field of retail data analytics after shaping how over 500 consumer goods companies leverage retail point-of-sale data. Prior to co-founding InfoScout, Jared led product, professional services, customer operations, & business development for Retail Solutions. Jared’s storied past includes a few hacks at MIT, co-founding the Pat Tillman Foundation, throwing the javelin and playing Australian Rules Football.
Jon is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on developing compelling mobile and web experiences for consumers. Prior to co-founding InfoScout, Jon was the founder and CEO of both SkiReport.com (acquired by Vail Resorts) and FantasyBook (acquired by Citizen Sports and later Yahoo!). At FantasyBook, Jon brought the first fully-fledged fantasy sports experience to the new Facebook developer platform and established the basis for what is now Yahoo! Sports' social games. When not in front of his laptop, Jon enjoys taking to the slopes of Tahoe or taking his bike for a ride in the Marin headlands.
VP/GM, North America
Scott is a seasoned executive in the world of retail data analytics and the CPG industry. Prior to InfoScout, Scott led Retail Solutions’ global Walmart business – growing it from a small U.S. business to a large global entity that helped CPG companies leverage data to improve their business at Walmart worldwide. Prior to Retail Solutions, Scott spent a combined 16 years working with retailers while at Kimberly-Clark Corporation and the Campbell Soup Company. Outside of the office, Scott and his family volunteer to raise funds for local children’s charities. In his downtime, you will find Scott on the golf course, on the lake, or planning his next Caribbean vacation.
Prabhath Nanisetty is an innovative thought leader in Shopper and Consumer Insights, Category Management, and Business Intelligence. Prior to InfoScout, Prabhath led Insights for P&G's $5 billion Health & Beauty business at Walmart and influenced many of P&G's biggest brands and customers. He has also led the creation of real-time data and analytics platforms that are in use at P&G globally. Outside of the office, Prabhath can be found spending time with his family and traveling.
VP of Engineering
Joshua is a long time Silicon Valley resident having grown up amongst the business and bytes of the Bay Area. He specializes in scaling up teams & systems with nuggets learned via roles ranging 1st employee to founder. Joshua has seen all sides of the start-up engineering and operations life and even dabbled in Big Company life for 3 years at Capital One Labs via an acquisition of his company. Life outside of the office is usually a combination of beach time in Marin, coaching Ultimate Frisbee since he no longer plays competitively or getting wiggles out on playgrounds with the 2 kids.
VP of Client Services
Scott is an accomplished client services and retail merchandising professional with a passion for teaching CPGs and Retailers how to create value from retail data. Prior to joining InfoScout, Scott directed the Target business for Retail Solutions, developing it from a small user base to one of RSi's largest retail channels. Prior to Retail Solutions, Scott led client services for LumiData, a retail data analytics provider based in Minneapolis, and spent several years in merchandising at Target. Outside of the office, Scott loves spending time his wife, young daughter, and neurotic black lab. He also enjoys time outdoors on Minnesota's lakes, boating in the summer and hockey in the winter.
Senior Director, Consumer Apps
Dana joined InfoScout through the acquisition of LuckyLabs, a mobile startup based out of Boston, MA. At LuckyLabs he was in charge of building out their mobile infrastructure to support a massively concurrent user base for millions of users. Prior to that he received his BA in physics from the University of Colorado where he participated in the design and research of accelerator particles. Outside of work Dana can be found on the water sailing, or in Colorado looking for new snow to ski. He also enjoys growing and eating some of the hottest chili peppers in the world.
Head of Finance & HR
C.J. is a CPA and proven Finance Leader with a passion for people, data-driven insights, and decision-making. C.J. started her career at Ernst & Young after graduating from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Go Bears! Combining her love for finance and technology has been a common theme in C.J.'s career - she 'earned her ears' leading the mobile game finance team at Disney Interactive, and spent 4 years at Electronic Arts in their mobile games division. Outside of the office, C.J. enjoys photography and traveling, often to Disney parks and around the world.
Joan Lewis is a recognized leader and innovator in the market research industry and serves as the chair of InfoScout's Customer Advisory Board. Most recently, Joan was the Senior Vice President and Officer of Global Consumer & Market Knowledge for Procter & Gamble. Her organization of over 1,100 research professionals was responsible for delivering deep consumer insights, expert market understanding, and consumer analytics to drive competitive advantage in P&G’s strategies, portfolios, innovations, brands, and in-market activities.
Leonard M. Lodish is a marketing industry legend and became InfoScout’s first angel investor in early 2012. He currently serves as Professor of Marketing and Samuel R Harrell Professor Emeritus in the Marketing Department of the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Lodish co-founded Management Decision Systems (MDS) which he merged with Information Resources (IRI) in 1985 where he served as a board director. More recently, Len was the first outside director for both Diapers.com (Quidsi) which sold to Amazon.com for over $500-million and Milo.com which sold to eBay for over $70M after just 2-years in operation.
Bain Capital Ventures is the venture arm within Bain Capital, which has approximately $70 billion of assets under management worldwide. The firm's history of investing in early stage companies dates back to 1984 with over 125 venture investments since inception. Bain Capital Ventures manages approximately $2 billion of committed capital, has over 65 active portfolio companies, and has offices in Boston, New York, and Palo Alto.
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. We are made up of leading companies in Advertising, Media Investment Management, Data Investment Management (formerly known as Consumer Insight), Public Relations and Public Affairs, Branding and Identity, Healthcare Communications, Direct and Digital Marketing, Promotion and Relationship Marketing, and Specialist Communications.
Dunnhumby is the world’s leading customer science company. What does that mean, exactly? We know customers. And we help companies know them, too. In fact, we can help you know your customers so well that you’ll meet their current needs, predict their future ones, and keep them coming back, again and again.
We are early stage investors backed by tech entrepreneurs. We work closely with visionary founders building the next-generation of category defining companies.
Horizon Partners is a boutique M&A advisory firm serving bootstrapped mid-market companies in the SaaS, Mobile, and Digital Media industries. We work closely with entrepreneurs to achieve exceptional outcomes in mergers and acquisitions. We offer every client a comprehensive view of deal opportunities and provide a consultative approach to finding and realizing the best possible transaction.