Partner @X1 Advisors • Worked at @IBM, @General Electric • Investor @Barterpop, @ClientQ • Studied at @UConn
Craig Alberino has helped companies implement innovative strategies that produce transformative business success. His longstanding work with technology companies is focused on accelerating their growth from startup to market-leader status. Craig founded Ingk Labs in 1996 and launched InstantService, the first carrier-class Internet telecommunications platform for live-agent customer service, which was acquired by Oracle in 2011.
Craig has worked closely with angel and venture communities through his work with the New York New Media Association and its Venture Downtown and Angel Investor programs. For the last decade, he has advised top agencies within the Omnicom, WPP and Publicis holding companies such as Ogilvy and Ketchum on digital leadership, helping shape business and marketing strategies for clients FedEx, Kinko's and Monster.com.
He began his career in management consulting in the early 1990s advising Fortune 500 companies on business strategy, intellectual property, and marketing. While at Accenture, Craig incubated startups for numerous corporations, helping them to harvest IP and find value through licensing and selling technology. His clients included Goldman Sachs, UBS, MCI, Digex, AT&T and the Associated Press. Early in his career, Craig built GE's first patent-record database and launched GE.com, one of the world's first interactive commercial websites.
With concentrations in Marketing and Psychology, Craig holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from The University of Connecticut.
BS, Management Information Systems, General
|May 17, 2016||Marketing Land - Startup Grey Jean launches AI-powered personalization platform|
|May 16, 2016||Business Wire - Grey Jean Technologies Launches AI-Powered Personalization for Retailers with $2M Seed|
|Feb 22, 2012||enhancedonlinenews.com - Ingk Labs Acquisition Of ORCA Heralds the Arrival of the PayPal Killer|
|Feb 21, 2012||Gigaom - Ingk Labs buys payment platform ORCA to create PayPal rival|
|Jan 7, 2012||Venture Beat - Ingk Labs rescues technology behind SwapThing to build the next eBay (exclusive)|
|Dec 21, 2011||Venture Beat - Ingk Labs rescues technology behind SwapThing to build the next eBay (exclusive)|