5X serial entrepreneur; led successful IPO resulting in $3.2B market cap; led 6 acquisitions; raised $220M from top strategic, VC, and institutional investors. I am passionate about assembling world class teams that create high growth, profitable companies that are respected, innovative leaders.
Built Healthline from a small start-up into a diversified, profitable health information services company that has ranked in the top 250 fastest growing companies in the country, 4 times (Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Achieved +45% revenue CAGR over 8 years.
Healthline delivers engaging search, content and applications that touch over 100M consumers every month on behalf of blue chip customers such as Aetna, AARP, Elsevier, GE, IBM, Microsoft, Pfizer and United Healthcare among others. Raised $50M in funding from Aetna, Elsevier, GE, Kaiser, VPVC, and IGC. 140+ employees.
Built Netcentives, into a pioneering e-CRM & loyalty marketing leader managing over 50M relationships on behalf of 240 blue chip customers in 10 counties. Year 3 - $70M GAAP revenues ($160M run rate); Peak market cap of $3.2B (NASDAQ:NCNT). Raised $150M in public and private funding. 600+ employees. Acquired in 2001 by Cendant Corporation and InfoUSA
West is a very experienced CEO who has led multiple technology-driven companies from the pre-revenue stage, through product-market fit, and on to high growth. I have had the great pleasure to work closely with West. He can articulate a compelling vision, assemble an excellent team, and lead the organization through the inevitable ups and downs to achieve it.