Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Michael is the engineer behind the biggest innovation in email marketing today. One of the most respected hackers in the start-up scene, Michael oversees product strategy, development, and implementation as Movable Ink's CTO.
Prior to co-founding Movable Ink, Michael held senior software development positions at Gilt Groupe and Limewire, managing complex technology projects of massive scale. Michael graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University and remains an active contributor to Open Source and Ruby on Rails community projects.
Senior Vice President Engineering
Lee is a veteran engineer with broad experience and a track record of success in leading and mentoring agile software development teams. As VP of Engineering for Movable Ink, he oversees all development efforts in building product and business solutions.
Prior to joining Movable Ink, Lee was Managing Director of Weplay East, an online youth sports community. Before Weplay, Lee worked as a Senior Engineer at Oxygen Media and Chyron Corporation. Lee graduated as a double-major in Math and Computer Science at The State University of New York at Stonybrook.
Managing Partner at Contour Venture Partners
Matt is a Managing Partner and Co-founder of Contour Venture Partners and is focused on investments in early stage financial services and SaaS/tech enabled companies. Matt was previously part of the launch team at Promontory Interfinancial Network, a FinTech startup, and before that worked at Red Hat.
Earlier in his career he was at Morgan Stanley within its financial services focused venture capital fund and was a turnaround consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Matt is the founder of a nonprofit organization, StreetWise Partners, and has been a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, John is focused on making the Movable Ink financial engine hum with timely, insightful analysis and strategic vision. With extensive experience in both large corporations and high growth start-ups, he has a steady hand on financial analysis, strategic planning, accounting, legal and operations.
Prior to joining Movable Ink, John was Chief Financial Officer of Yodle Inc. where he led the successful $342 million sale to Web.com. Prior to Yodle, he held financial leadership roles at American Express and BMW. John graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and holds an MBA in Finance from NYU.
Vice President Partnerships
Larry is focused on leveraging the partner ecosystem (Digital Agencies, System Integrators, Technology companies) in the marketplace to expand Movable ink's footprint across the digital marketing enterprise. With 20 years experience in running global partnerships, he oversees all partnership activities for the company to drive net new sales, geographic expansion, and joint solutions
Prior to Movable ink, Larry held leadership positions at Adobe, 3Com, and Intel. Larry holds a BA in American Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters in International Management from the University of California at San Diego's school of Global Policy and Strategy.
As General Counsel, Michelle advises Movable Ink's leadership team on a variety of legal and business issues and oversees the legal function, including commercial, corporate, product and privacy matters.
Most recently Michelle was Associate General Counsel of Yodle, where she played a critical role in the sale of Yodle to Web.com, in addition to handling other corporate and commercial affairs. She started her legal career as a corporate associate at Choate, Hall & Stewart before assuming in-house legal positions at TruFund Financial and Lawyers Alliance for New York.
Former President of Shutterstock
Thilo has been involved in technology ventures for over 25 years, most recently as President and COO of Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), a global marketplace for licensing creative assets to businesses worldwide. Under Thilo’s leadership, Shutterstock grew to over $300M in revenue and expanded into new areas, including video, music, and premium imagery. Shutterstock completed a successful IPO in October 2012.
Previously, Thilo focused on Consumer and Technology strategy at The Boston Consulting Group, including the launch Sotheby’s online auction business in 1999. In 2000, Thilo co-founded and was President & COO of WeightWatchers.com, which became the global leader in online weight loss. He then served as COO of Weight Watchers International through 2008.
Regional Vice President - EMEA
Matt is a marketing technology expert with extensive experience working with and for both large corporations and innovative start-ups. As VP of Northern Europe, he is responsible for leading Movable Ink's expansion across the region through strategic new business and customer success initiatives.
Prior to Movable Ink, Matt was one of the founding members of CheetahMail in the UK, where he led client services, and more recently product marketing. Matt graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology with a BSc in Analytical Chemistry.
Senior Vice President Client Experience
Heading up the Client Experience Team, Tarik is responsible for ensuring that all clients and partners receive the highest levels of value and service from their relationship with Movable Ink. As Movable Ink continues to rapidly scale, Tarik is squarely focused on maintaining the company’s reputation for delivering industry-leading service and strategy.
Tarik brings extensive digital marketing experience to Movable Ink. Over the last two decades, Tarik has served clients in leadership roles at digital marketing companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s, including Yesmail, Shoutlet (now part of Spredfast), Ematic Solutions, and Selligent. He graduated with a BS in Conservation Resource Studies along with a minor in Business Administration, from UC Berkeley.
Dee Anna McPherson
Senior Vice President Marketing
Dee Anna is passionate about technology that helps marketers improve the customer experience. She brings to Movable Ink extensive experience building and scaling high-performance marketing teams and category-defining software brands from early stage through valuations of more than $1 billion.
Prior to Movable Ink, Dee Anna was VP of Marketing at both Hootsuite and Yammer. She also served as President and CMO at mom.life, Partner at Horn Group, Senior Vice President at both Edelman and Ogilvy and head of PR at PeopleSoft. Dee Anna has a BA in Communication from Purdue University.
Vice President of Product & Design
As Vice President of Product & Design, Andrea is focused on crafting Movable Ink’s product strategy, innovation, creative direction, and development.
Prior to joining Movable Ink she was the Chief Design Officer at SimpleReach. She has been a local leader for both the Vancouver and New York branches of the Interaction Design Association, and was the Creative Director of NabeWise, a neighborhood-centric start-up acquired by Airbnb in 2012. Before she got involved in startups she worked on mobile, tablet, and desktop applications for clients including AOL, MoMA, Emily Carr University, Singularity University, The Vancouver Aquarium, and LinkedIn. Andrea recently completed her Executive MBA at Case Western Reserve University and is a graduate of Oberlin College where she designed her own major, Technocultural Studies.
Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Jeremy loves working with email marketers to solve the personalization and automation challenges they face using Movable Ink’s unique combination of technology and services. As Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Jeremy is laser-focused on generating additional ROI from email marketing programs.
Prior to Movable Ink, Jeremy led Business Development for Wrapp, a unique platform designed for social & mobile customer acquisition and retention marketing, and served as the VP of Sales for CleanEdison, the largest provider of sustainability education in the United States. Jeremy graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University, and earned his MBA in Entrepreneurship and International Business Strategy as Valedictorian from Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.
Chief Revenue Officer
For over 15 years, Adam has worked with the world's leading brands to understand their goals and drive results-focused digital marketing programs. Adam's organization is focused on ensuring every client succeeds -- by solving challenges, building deep trust, and delivering sustainable results. As CRO, Adam is responsible for worldwide sales, partnerships, and our industry-leading Client Experience team.
Prior to joining Movable Ink, Adam was vice president of client services at Yesmail Interactive. Adam graduated with a BS in Marketing and International Business from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
Vice President of Client Strategy
As VP of Client Strategy, Alison Lindland leads a team of vertical practice leaders who deliver technical solutions to solve our clients’ most critical business challenges. She is proud to be the founder of Movable Pink, the women's employee network.
Prior to Movable Ink she worked in Business Development at American Express OPEN, developing ways to help SMBs market their companies online through programs like "Small Business Saturday" with partners like Facebook. At Amex she also led product management and marketing for the first iPhone App and contributed to mobile strategy projects throughout the global organization. Prior to business school she began her career in tech at OgilvyInteractive and TheaterMania.com/ OvationTix.
She is a graduate of Vassar College and Columbia Business School.
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Vivek co-founded Movable Ink in 2010 and has led the company through rapid growth to a leading market position with 300+ employees serving 700 of the most innovative consumer brands. Through his leadership, Movable Ink is helping digital marketers embrace a visual world with intelligent creative that adapts at the moment of engagement.
Prior to co-founding Movable Ink, Vivek headed Eastern North America and EMEA sales for Engine Yard. Earlier in his career, he held senior engineering roles at Blue Martini and Cisco Systems. Vivek graduated with a B.S. in Computer Science from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.