Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas
The Floow designs the world's most advanced and lowest-cost telematic systems to make vehicles safer and cheaper for all. The Floow provides motor insurers, car makers and fleet operators with actionable insights to increase customer loyalty and ROI.
At CSAA, we are using connected technologies to lead the AAA membership experience and drive innovation through the next 100 years At Himex, we helped transform the Automotive Insurance industry by providing new ways to engage, retain and delight consumers through the use of telematics, UBI, Virtual Worlds and value added services. As General Manager of the Digital Division for University Games I developed my passion around the convergence, integration and cross-promotion of games, mobile applications, eCommerce and real world products. As former CEO and co-founder of Hot Shot Media, Inc. we used gamification and virtual currency to monetize and transform the world of Digital Photography into a Game of Skill. Introducing the concept of Social Photography; and building the infrastructure for the first $1M photo contest. I architected the acquisition and became the CEO of Woophy, Inc, which is a community of global photographers whose passion for imagery grew into an international network of creativity and discovery. SVP of BD for ExitReality (vSide); technologies to transform the internet to 3d. VP, Privacy and Corporate Development for Adzilla: ISP based behavioral analytics and media. GM of Ventures and COO for MCC:O2, a Venture Accelerator providing funding for early stage companies. Portfolio included: COO: Digital ML USA, Inc (www.ignitexml.com) COO: Cytak, Inc. (www.cytak.com) VP, Corporate Development: Nexiasoft (www.nexiasoft.com) Director of Consulting Services for SIG, ERP Systems focused in the biotech, medical device and emerging technology industries. Co-author: CIO Wisdom (Prentice Hall, 2003) Based in Milan, I worked for 13 years in the SAES Getters Group, which is an Italian based hightech company with operations throughout Asia, the US and Europe. Started as a mechanical design engineer, I ultimately served as global CIO. Specialties: Game Mechanics Analytics Mobile game development and mangement Privacy games of skill online retail UX photo based applications online retail operations UI Optimization Game Design