Richard Howe is a 25 year Marketing/Operating veteran who has been on the forefront of applied online and offline information technology & software designed to reduce risk, catch fraud and improve online and offline marketing results. He has been a C-level executive and board member in companies ranging in size from start-up through billions in annual revenue across 3 continents.
Rich is currently the Executive Chairman of micro-cap public Internet marketing technology innovator, Inuvo, Inc. (INUV), which he recently merged with internet consumer software pioneer, Vertro, Inc. (VTRO).
Previously, Richard was Chief Marketing, M&A and Business Strategy Officer at public mid-cap marketing services leader, the Acxiom Corporation (ACXM) where in addition to his other responsibilities, he operated about $300M of the companies P/L.
Prior to Acxiom, Rich was the General Manager of the $110M annual revenue marketing services division of public mid-cap analytics & software powerhouse, Fair Isaac Corporation (FIC).
Before joining Fair Isaac, Rich founded and was the founder & CEO of private internet search pioneer, ieWild Inc., which he sold to HNC Software, a public company (HNC) innovator of fraud technology and software where he had worked in both sales and product leadership capacities.
Rich has been involved in more than 10 M&A transactions to $800 million with the majority of those companies information technology oriented with online business models.
Rich graduated first in his class with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering along with a Master’s degree from McGill University, Canada. Rich is a patented inventor and has sat on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations.
Rich has been a Marketing, Sales, Operations, Technology and M&A executive on the forefront of innovation for 25 years as a senior leader in businesses ranging in size from startup through $1.2 billion in annual revenue in countries that include USA, Canada, UK, Australia and China.
Chairman & CEO
Jan, 2009 - Current (over 7 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
|Jan 14, 2016||Market Wired - Top - Inuvo Updates Guidance for Fourth Quarter 2015 Prior to Teleconference|
|Nov 23, 2015||Market Wired - Top - Inuvo, Inc. Relocates Headquarters to Downtown Little Rock|
|Apr 28, 2015||CNN Money Tech - Meet the 17-year-old investor who tripled his money|
|Apr 28, 2011||destinationcrm.com - CRM & BT|
|Apr 28, 2011||btobonline.com - Who's Who|
|Apr 28, 2011||CBS News - Tech - CBS Feature|
|Apr 28, 2011||Boston Tech Flash - Turnaround|
|Dec 23, 2009||inuvo.com - Inuvo, Inc. News|