Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs
Prodege, LLC operates multiple online brands that deliver content and rewards to more than 28 million members. ProdegeUas flagship product Swagbucks is the webUas most popular rewards program offering users free gift cards for their everyday activities and purchases online. Prodege also operates the shopping rewards program MyPoints, gift card destination MyGiftCardsPlus and market research firm ProdegeMR. With over 200 employees, Prodege was named a 2016 Best Place to Work in Los Angeles. Prodege manages over $500 million in gross merchant sales and its programs have paid out more than $350 million in gift cards to consumers. Founded by Josef Gorowitz in 2005, Prodege is led by CEO and Chairman Chuck Davis, former CEO of Fandango and Shopzilla and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.
Senior business and legal executive with extensive experience in corporate strategy and governance, M&A, Internet and intellectual property issues, working in both early-stage and larger organizations. Joined senior management team of growing e-commerce company Prodégé, LLC in April 2014. Prodégé operates a leading customer loyalty rewards program, Swagbucks.com, and other digital businesses.Participated as part of senior management team in sale of Shopzilla, Inc. to E.W. Scripps for $525+ million in June 2005. Joined Fandango, Inc. in October 2006 and helped negotiate successful sale to Comcast in April 2007. After Fandango became part of NBCUniversal in 2011, I oversaw business and legal affairs for various NBCU digital properties, including Fandango, Movies.com, DailyCandy, Digital Ad Sales, and associated operations.Areas of expertise:-Corporate Governance-Mergers & Acquisitions -Business Affairs & Negotiations-E-Commerce, Internet & Technology-Strategic Advice-Contract Negotiation & Drafting-Partnership and Vendor Agreements-Advertising, Marketing & Promotions-Business Operations-Licensing & Content Distribution-Intellectual Property-Data Privacy, Data Security & Compliance-Dispute Prevention & Resolution-Litigation Supervision & Strategy-Oversight of HR Matters