Overview

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Primary Role
Design Engineer @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
Little Rock
Website:
http://richardkhowe.com
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Person Details

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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.

Jobs (6)

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Chairman & CEO

Jan, 2009 - Current   (over 7 years)
Past
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Ended
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Company
May, 2004
Nov, 2008
Chief Marketing & Strategy / M&A Officer
Sep, 2001
May, 2004
GM, Marketing Services
Sep, 1999
Sep, 2001
CEO
Sep, 1997
Sep, 2001
Director Advanced Products / Sales
1990
1992
Design Engineer

Board & Advisor Roles (1)

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Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2010$4.2M / VenturePersonal Investment

Education (2)

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News (8)

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DateNews
Jan 14, 2016Market Wired - Top - Inuvo Updates Guidance for Fourth Quarter 2015 Prior to Teleconference
Nov 23, 2015Market Wired - Top - Inuvo, Inc. Relocates Headquarters to Downtown Little Rock
Apr 28, 2015CNN Money Tech - Meet the 17-year-old investor who tripled his money
Apr 28, 2011destinationcrm.com - CRM & BT
Apr 28, 2011btobonline.com - Who's Who
Apr 28, 2011CBS News - Tech - CBS Feature
Apr 28, 2011Boston Tech Flash - Turnaround
Dec 23, 2009inuvo.com - Inuvo, Inc. News

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