Jim Howard

Chief Executive Officer

Jim has 25 years of leadership in technology and software companies. He co-led the process to acquire Marketron as part of Diversis Capital, where he spent the past three years as an operating partner, board member and advisor. Jim was the founder and CEO of CrownPeak Technology, the first cloud provider of Web Content Management. Prior to that, Jim worked for USWeb/CKS and successor company MarchFIRST, where he rose to partner and then ran sales and subsequently operations for the western U.S. In the late 90s, Jim was a founding member of one of the first internet technology companies, W3-design. He holds special advisory and board roles for several prominent software companies and is on the advisory committee for Santa Monica-based incubators Amplify and Mucker Labs.

Jimshade Chaudhari

SVP Product

As senior vice president of product, Jimshade is responsible for the product strategy, roadmap, user experience and customer adoption across Marketron’s portfolio of products. Jimshade brings extensive product experience in the mobile, entertainment and video streaming areas. The products he’s worked on have received numerous accolades, including “Best of Show at CES” and “CES Best Video Product.” He spent the previous decade prior to joining Marketron leading product organizations in highly competitive industries, most recently as the vice president of product and partnerships for Sling TV, the nation’s first and leading live OTT streaming service.

Mike Jackson

SVP Engineering

As senior vice president of engineering, Mike Jackson oversees all Marketron’s engineering team and efforts. Jackson brings extensive experience building and improving software products with distributed agile teams. Under his leadership, Marketron creates world-class software that will help its customers succeed in a fast-changing marketplace. Prior to joining Marketron, Mike was the vice president of software engineering at Pearson, the leader in learning technology, where he oversaw global software engineering. Jackson has also held leadership positions developing industry-leading enterprise software products at Oracle, Peoplesoft and J.D. Edwards.

Todd Kalman

SVP Sales

As senior vice president of sales, Todd Kalman oversees revenue development, sales and account management across all Marketron’s product lines. With more than 20 years of senior radio sales leadership for iHeartMedia and CBS Radio, Todd knows every aspect of the broadcast business, including national, local, digital, programming and operations. This translates into customizing the best solutions to meet each Marketron customer’s needs, as well as helping shape Marketron’s pipeline of products and services for optimal customer benefit. Todd has trained and mentored hundreds of salespeople, driven station revenues to exceed budget and is always eager to use his experience to help customers achieve success.

Jeff London

SVP Client Services

As senior vice president of client services, Jeff London oversees Marketron’s best-in-class implementations and training, support services and information technology functions. Focused on ensuring that Marketron offers a world-class service experience to its customers, Jeff brings a decade of practical experience and success in a breadth of roles at Marketron, including product management, customer support, implementations, continuous improvement, human resources, marketing, quality control, business operations and analysis, contract management and client relations. Prior to joining Marketron, London led and managed business operations for media companies in the internet, print and broadcast industries.

Matt Wellner

Chief Financial Officer

As chief financial officer, Matt Wellner has more than 10 years of financial and accounting experience. Matt’s wholesale and retail experience has enabled him to provide unique insights into Marketron’s business. He joined the Marketron team in 2014 and has been influential in instituting polices that streamline processes and reduce costs. Matt began his career at Eddie Bauer as a financial analyst in the retail operations department. He then leveraged his strong retail background to obtain a role as controller at SCOTT Sports SA. Matt spent seven years at SCOTT and was exposed to the wholesale business in the outdoor sports market. He had the opportunity to work with subsidiaries throughout the globe and played a significant role in strategic M&A.

Bo Bandy

VP Growth Marketing

As the vice president of growth marketing at Marketron, Bo is focused on adoption and expansion of Marketron’s digital platform by increasing customer adoption, engagement and market share across Marketron’s 7,000 customers. Her team is responsible for strategic, data-focused demand generation, nurture and retention programs.

Prior to Marketron, Bo managed marketing and communications strategy and execution including demand generation, brand management, media relations, marketing promotions, social media strategy and execution, special events, and digital programs for both B2B and B2C companies including aviation tech companies, technology startups, video game giants, telecoms, and healthcare non-profits.

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