Overview

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Primary Role
Investor/Advisor @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Born:
January 1, 1965
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown
Website:
http://pebblepost.com
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Person Details

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Michael Della Penna is a leading marketing technology executive, advisor, and investor. Most recently, Michael served as Group Vice President at Oracle's Marketing Cloud and Senior Vice President of Emerging Channels at Responsys, prior to it's acquisition by Oracle in 2013. His responsibilities included spearheading the overall strategic direction, M&A efforts (including the acquisition of PushIO), partnerships, and solution offerings across key emerging channels including social, mobile, and display. Before joining Responsys, Michael founded SuiteDialog and Conversa Marketing, a full-service email and social CRM agency that helped brands ignite conversations and cultivate relationships with customers across the social web. Conversa Marketing, was acquired by StrongView in 2010. Before branching out on his own, Michael served as chief marketing officer for Epsilon. At Epsilon, Michael helped grow and transform the company from a $200M database provider to a multi-channel marketing services powerhouse with nearly $1B in revenue in just 3 years. Michael's other key leadership roles include CMO at Bigfoot Interactive, vice president of strategic development at CNET Networks, Inc., and vice president of marketing at ZDNet. Michael received a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University.

Jobs (13)

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Current

SVP, Emerging Channels

Apr 15, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Limited Partner & Evaluation Committee Member

May 1, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Founder, CEO

Feb, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
Sep 30, 2014
Unknown
Chief Executive Officer
Jul, 2010
Feb, 2011
Executive Vice President
Jun, 2009
Jul, 2010
Founder, CEO
Sep 1, 2005
2008
Chief Marketing Officer
Apr, 2001
Oct, 2005
Chief Marketing Officer
Aug, 2000
Apr, 2001
Vice President, Strategic Development
Apr, 1998
Aug, 2000
Vice President, Marketing
Sep, 1996
Apr, 1998
Director of Marketing, Windows Magazine
Apr, 1995
Sep, 1996
Direct Response Marketing Manager
Apr, 1994
Apr, 1995
Marketing Manager

Board & Advisor Roles (6)

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  • Investor/Advisor
    Apr, 2016
  • Advisory Board Member, Marketing and International Business at the Zarb School
    Sep 1, 2014
  • Advisory Board
    Nov 1, 2011
  • Marketing Advisory Board
    Apr, 2011
  • Board of Directors
    Apr, 2008 - Jul, 2011
  • Board Member
    Apr 1, 2008 - Jul 31, 2010

Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Oct, 2014$200k / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (1)

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News (1)

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DateNews
Nov 13, 2003A VC - Profile Email Summit

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