ListenLogic’s leadership team includes some of the most sought after talent in the industry with experience from some of the world’s fastest-growing and largest technology and Internet companies like IBM, Microsoft, Intel, GE, Sun, Pearson and Silicon Graphics.
Paul Slaats, Chief Executive Officer, has over 25 years of industry experience and a successful track record as an operating executive and venture capital investor. Paul served as Managing Director at Internet Capital Group, having joined ICG as its third employee in 1996. His expertise includes social media, Internet software, software as a service, online marketing, technology-enabled business process outsourcing and cloud computing infrastructure. He is a Co-Founder and currently serves as a Executive Chairman for Thuzi LLC, a leader in cloud-based software and infrastructure for major brands integrating social media and mobile applications within experiential marketing, localization and e-commerce strategies. Paul’s prior software industry experience includes management roles at SAP America, Marcam Corporation and IBM. Paul has a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Luis Stevens, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, is an expert in supercomputing, data modeling, and semantic analysis. Prior to ListenLogic, Luis was the Founder and CTO of Knogee, a semantic search engine company. Prior to that, he was Chief Architect at Cast Iron Systems, an application integration appliance company acquired by IBM. He was also Chief Software Architect at NetBoost, a multi-engine network processing company acquired by Intel. Luis was previously the Lead Architect at SGI where he led the development of the ORIGIN NUMA Multiprocessor System which is still in use by the NSA. Luis graduated from Stanford University.
Mark Harrington, Chief Marketing Officer, is an expert in strategic marketing, communications and content development with experience spanning publishing to payments and education to ecommerce. He’s been a guest columnist for publications like MarketingProfs, Direct Marketing News, CMSWire, Social Media Today and Business2Community, to name a few. He’s excelled in Inc 500s to Fortune 500s, advised companies like BMW, Disney, FedEx, Google, Target and Verizon and been instrumental in landmark exits worth over a half billion dollars. Previously he served the Management Teams for Half.com (Co-Founder & Marketing Head) and Ecount (SVP of Marketing), playing instrumental roles in each company’s respective acquisition by Citi and eBay where he stayed on in leadership roles for each. He holds a Marketing BS, honors with distinction, from the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University where he was a Dorothy M. Kelly Scholar.
Kevin Glacken, Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions, is a results-orientated sales professional with deep experience in the information and technology industries. He excels in sales execution and building high-performance teams that deliver a world-class customer experience. Prior to joining ListenLogic, Kevin founded a consulting practice where he helped numerous companies improve sales execution resulting in dramatic revenue growth. Kevin has held various Executive Sales Leadership positions at companies that include onTargetjobs, BioSpace and Infotrieve. He holds a BA from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md.
Robert Gardner, Senior Director, Health Solutions, is responsible for pharmaceutical client relationships and sales. Robert brings extensive pharmaceutical and healthcare experience developing client relationships, offering innovative and ROI focused solutions and ensuring exceeding clients’ expectations. Prior to ListenLogic, Robert was a Business Development Executive for NobleRx Marketing and Springer Science and Business where he offering innovative pharmaceutical solutions. Robert earned his BS in Finance from Rutgers University and is current completing his MBA.
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Vincent Schiavone, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, is an expert in social business intelligence, privacy, and information security. He has been featured in publications like The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Yahoo! Business Advisor, Risk Management Magazine, SecurityWeek and CMO.com, among many others. Prior to ListenLogic, Vince was the Co-Founder and Chairman of TurnTide Inc., an anti- spam technology company acquired by Symantec Corp. and Co-Founder of Mediagistics, a search analytics and arbitrage company. Prior to that, he was the Co-Founder and Principal of InfoSec Labs, an information security company, which was acquired by SafeNet. Prior to that, Vince developed ISRecon, an information security intelligence technology for ICSA.