Craig Donato is the founder and CEO of Oodle, a social marketplace whose mission is to provide online tools that make it easier to buy, sell, and give locally. Oodle also powers the Facebook Marketplace -- the destination for social commerce on Facebook.
Prior to Oodle, Donato was CEO of Grand Central Communications, which provides an internet service for business-to-business integration.
Before joining Grand Central, Donato was a senior vice president at [email protected] where he oversaw the Excite Search and Community business units and managed Network Programming.
Donato holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
MBA, Graduate School of Business1993
BS, Electrical Engineering1987
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