Bridgevine’s leaders have a combined total of almost a century of digital commerce experience coupled with the insight and management in contact center operations, business development, and digital marketing capabilities, as well as best in class technology and software. Not only do we have the vision to build and support the industry’s most robust next generation technology platform, but every member of our leadership team has the experience to make that vision a reality.
Sean joined Bridgevine in early 2013 as CEO after twenty years of experience in global sales and operations, business development, advertising and marketing. Prior to joining Bridgevine, Sean worked for Allconnect and served in several roles including: President of Utility Services, EVP of Business Development and EVP of Sales and Operations, to name a few. This experience gave him significant expertise in the culture and customer engagement techniques in the utilities, cable, telco, satellite and retail markets. Sean brings creative thinking and a healthy disregard for the impossible to his leadership role and challenges his team to do the same.
CHIEF ACQUISITION OFFICER
As Chief Acquisition Officer and co-founder, Mark has been instrumental in the rapid growth and success of Bridgevine over the past twelve years. Achieving placement on the Inc. 500/5000 list for 7 consecutive years and delivering several billions dollars in revenue to clients and partners, he is responsible for over $150 million in online marketing spend. He continues to pioneer innovative marketing programs that deliver incremental customer growth and ROI. Mark brings a creative approach to customer acquisition by leveraging quantitative experience to demand generation and customer engagement, resulting in world-class conversion metrics and efficiency.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
John joins Bridgevine as the Chief Financial Officer, leading the finance, accounting and human resources teams. He has over 20 years of experience in finance, business development and operating units. Prior to Bridgevine, John served as the CFO for Stratix Corporation, an enterprise mobility service company, where he helped drive material growth and profitability for the business. Throughout his career, John has held positions at several companies specific to Bridgevine’s core, including telecom companies, BellSouth and Cbeyond as well as the home security company, Protection One. This experience gives John a unique perspective as he manages Bridgevine’s financials and growth.
CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER
John serves as Bridgevine’s Chief Customer Officer. He brings over 16 years of global leadership experience in operations, technology, business development, talent management, and marketing, spanning the utility, software, logistics, BPO, and retail industries. Prior to joining Bridgevine, John was the Vice President of Operations for Benchmark Brands and has worked in/with other notable companies such as Allconnect, Serco Global and Sutherland. This experience gave him significant expertise in the culture and customer engagement techniques for the utility, cable, telco, satellite, and retail markets.
EVP, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Chris joined Bridgevine as the Executive Vice President of Business Development. He brings over 20 years of global leadership experience in business development, technology, marketing and operations spanning the financial services, logistics, utility, software and retail industries. Prior to joining Bridgevine, Chris worked with notable companies such as Federal Express, JPMorgan, Fund Tech, Sears Holdings, Homeserve USA and Williams Lea. Throughout his career, he’s held positions ranging from operations to business development. This wide range of experience gives him credibility in crafting solutions and solving business problems.
Jim has over 30 years of accounting and finance experience and joined Bridgevine in 2010 during a time of significant growth. In his current role of Vice President of Finance, Jim ensures the accuracy of the company’s audited financials, manages cost containment and drives adherence to a sound internal control structure. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day accounting/finance functions for multiple organizations, Jim has coordinated the accounting integration of several large mergers and acquisitions, implemented accounting software systems and recruited, developed and managed outstanding accounting/finance teams.
Brad advises the Bridgevine technology organization and focuses on extending the reach of Bridgevine’s industry leading digital commerce platform, as well as developing new and innovative e-commerce and customer acquisition products. Prior to Bridgevine, Brad was the Vice President for Cloud & API Platforms at AT&T. Brad’s career accomplishments also include executive leadership roles during the hyper growth phases of two large online marketplaces, AutoTrader.com and YP.com, that ultimately led to multi-billion dollar valuations. Prior to AutoTrader, he engineered complex systems at General Dynamics, Bell Helicopter, IBM and CSC.