CEO and Founder
Veteran entrepreneur Todd Dipaola founded inMarket in 2010 to bring the performance and accountability of digital marketing to the offline world. Todd’s industry thought leadership is regularly featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Previous to inMarket, Todd bootstrapped performance marketer Vantage Media at the inception of search advertising. Vantage ranked 31 on the Inc 500 and earned "The Fastest Growing Technology Company in Los Angeles" honors by Deloitte's Fast50. Todd has invented, filed, and holds patents for location-based marketing.
Todd's entrepreneurship is also rooted in his philanthropy. In 2007, he co-created the Dipaola Foundation to work on environmental and systemic societal issues. He sits on several boards including Represent.Us and UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy. Formerly, as Chairman of Common Cause, the organization succeeded in reforming redistricting to eliminate gerrymandering and activating online voter registration. He also has bicycled across America as well as through California to raise funds for charity.
Todd graduated as a Regents Scholar from UC Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis in Immunology and regularly participates in the Harvard Business School YPO Program.
Chairman and Founder
Mark DiPaola founded Vantage Media and served as its president for 6 years. During this time, Mark grew Vantage into one of the largest and most successful operations of its kind, ranking #31 in the Inc. 500, and #1 on the Deloitte & Touche Fast 50.
Vantage's pay-for-performance model added accountability to the often unruly world of online advertising, and attracted attention from top private equity firms including Scale Venture Partners and Tudor Ventures. In 2007, Mark led the largest Series A funding of any US company in nearly two years, at a valuation of over $150 million. Previous to Vantage, Mark was a strategy consultant at Monitor Consulting.
Mark was recently named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, and received the Award for Excellence in Achievement by a Young Alumnus from his alma mater, UC Berkeley. Mark is on the Advisory Board for The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Monica and a Trustee of the Dipaola Foundation.
Chief Operating Officer
Mike comes to inMarket with over 30 years of experience in retail, finance, and c-suite responsibilities, most recently as CFO of Pinkberry. Mike worked in retail for Kroger and Fred Meyer as the Treasurer, Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, and later as CEO of one of the Kroger companies. He also held leadership positions at Popcornopolis and worked at Columbia Distributing, a region leading beverage distributor.
Mike moved west from Cleveland, Ohio to get his undergraduate degree from Pomona College. He shortly thereafter was certified as a Public Accountant in Oregon. Mike has worked with and been on the board of directors of several organizations including CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the Red Cross, and local schools.
Chief Revenue Officer
Chris Kozloski brings over 20 years of digital advertising experience to the inMarket team, leading global sales operations as Chief Revenue Officer.
Prior to joining inMarket, Chris built the sales team at MaxPoint Interactive to $150 million in revenue and 100+ employees en route to an IPO. Chris’s diverse workplace background -- ranging from tech giants like AOL to the early days of DoubleClick -- helps him to understand the nuances of startup life and what it takes to make it to the next level.
Chris, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, resides in Princeton, NJ and works out of inMarket’s New York City office.
Michael Della Penna
Chief Strategy Officer
Michael Della Penna is Chief Strategy Officer at inMarket. Michael has over 25 years of experience working in the data, digital advertising and marketing industry. Previously Michael served as Chief Revenue and Growth Officer at Cuebiq, where he built and led the sales, customer success and supply partnerships teams. Prior to Cuebiq, he served as Group Vice President, Oracle Marketing Cloud and Senior Vice President of Emerging Channels at Responsys, until its $1.5 Billion dollar acquisition by Oracle in 2014. Prior to Oracle and Responsys, Michael founded Conversa Marketing, a social CRM company that was acquired by StrongView (now Selligent) in 2010. Michael’s other notable senior positions include Chief Marketing Officer at Epsilon, CMO at Bigfoot Interactive, VP of Strategic Development at CNET Networks, Inc., and VP, Marketing at ZDNet. Michael has been recognized as one of B-to-B Magazines “100 Most Influential People in Business-to-Business and Interactive Marketing” five times for his ongoing contributions to establishing digital marketing best practices.
Cameron V. Peebles
Chief Marketing Officer
Cameron comes to inMarket with over 20 years' experience in B2B marketing, sales pipeline optimization, creative design, agency, PR, and strategic positioning within the technology industry. Prior to inMarket, Cameron led the marketing initiatives of top companies in their respective spaces, including mobileStorm, SDC Enterprise, Nero Software and PCM. Most recently, Cameron was CMO and member of the founding executive team at Airpush, a leading performance ad network that exceeded $100 million in annual revenue before its acquisition, for which he received Silver in the Best in Biz Award’s ‘Marketer of the Year’ awards in 2015. A native of Miami, FL, Cameron enjoys sailing, diving, hiking and forward thinking music.
Chief Technology Officer
Art brings 25 years of technology and management expertise to inMarket. He joined in 2010 as an early team member developing the first release of mobile applications. Prior to inMarket, Art managed teams delivering mission-critical software systems to first-responders (Police, Fire, EMS) and launched mobile applications for national brands. Art studied computer science at Stanford University. He now leads all product and technology development efforts for inMarket’s owned & operated mobile applications, SDK integrations, and Data Insights Platform.
Chief Administrative Officer
Before joining inMarket, Charlie implemented successful operations and customer-focused organizations for three different East coast-based start-up companies. She has over 25 years of operations and project management experience in the network hosting, satellite communications, retail, and aerospace industries and brings to inMarket a strategic focus for the day-to-day operations as well as a customer-centric approach to client services. Charlie received her bachelors degree in Business Administration from Strayer University and is certified by the Project Management Institute as a project management professional. In her spare time, Charlie provides volunteer support to several local non-profit organizations.
Chief Financial Officer
Deniece Kennedy is a Canadian Chartered Accountant who brings twenty years of progressive management experience focused on accounting, finance, tax and corporate strategy. Prior to joining inMarket, Deniece worked eleven years in the sports and live entertainment business, holding the positions of Senior Director, Business Intelligence and Special Projects, and Director of Finance with Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, where she was responsible for financial modeling, strategic analysis and special projects. Previously, Deniece was employed by Deloitte, the Government of Alberta, and BDO Dunwoody where her focus was corporate income tax in the energy sector. Deniece now serves as inMarket’s CFO.
Senior Vice President, Sales
Currently the SVP of Sales at inMarket, Trina Rizzo brings over 15 years of digital advertising experience to inMarket. She’s responsible for overseeing the sales and account management teams across both shopper marketing and brand channels. Prior to inMarket, Trina served as Executive Director of Sales at MaxPoint for over 6 years and spent her previous 10 years at digital and traditional publishers, specializing in content marketing, contextual targeting and programmatic digital. She resides in Chicago proper and works out of our Chicago office.
Vice President, Product
With over 7 years of experience in mobile app and location intelligence space, Spencer leads the product team to set and deliver the product roadmap, driving customer satisfaction and competitive innovation.
Spencer began his tenure with inMarket orchestrating the development of the company's fist mobile video product, location aware ad network, and 3rd party partner integrations for inMarket's owned and operated apps. He leverages his knowledge in the location based ad space to create that same value for inMarket’s advertisers, publishers, and retailers in his current role as VP of Product.
Spencer currently resides in Los Angeles where he enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his family, and reading.
Vice President of Product, Data Acquisition
Andrew joined inMarket in 2015 as a business analyst, and has worked in areas across the organization from account management to operations, and eventually product. He led the launch of the company's first programmatic products, Audiences and Preceptivity. Andrew currently leads the growth and development of inMarket's 1st party data, launching new features in the company's owned and operated apps and SDK, and developing strategic partnerships. Prior to joining inMarket, Andrew was a member of Teach for America in Miami, Florida, where he taught high school English for three years. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys volunteering with schools and educational organizations, basketball and volleyball, and finding the next great burger. He holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.
Vice President, Engineering
Shaheen is the VP of Engineering at inMarket. He ensures delivery and execution of product vision, is the technical leadership on architecture and execution, and also focuses on strategy development and R&D. He has 10 years of engineering experience in several early engineering startup roles building things from social platforms to advertising platforms. Currently he is in charge of all of engineering which includes architecture, hiring, combining teams, and scaling platforms. Previous to inMarket, he spent 7 years at Thinknear with most of his tenure as Director of Engineering, managing and building much of Thinknear's real-time bidder platform and initial data processing system. Aside from disciplines in engineering, he is also disciplined in martial arts, holding a black belt in karate.
Vice President, Ad Operations
Tonya comes to inMarket with over 7 years of experience in Digital Marketing & Advertising where she now oversees the Ad Operations team. Prior to inMarket, she headed up the Advertising Operations team at Thinknear, reporting directly to the President & GM. She led the development and execution of cross-functional strategic initiatives to optimize client KPIs while also driving the efficiency and effectiveness of the company. Her team was responsible for the successful delivery of all sales revenue across 500+ active monthly campaigns. Tonya currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her significant other and their 110lb dog, Bear. She enjoys spending her free time exploring all of the great concerts and food the city has to offer, and obsessing over Bear.
Regional Vice President, Sales
As the Regional Vice President of Sales, Jema oversees the Western Region sales teams across all disciplines. She has notably risen alongside inMarket as the first Sales Director in the West in 2015 and growing the region since. Prior to inMarket, Jema worked at media agencies and in sales at traditional publishers in both New York and Los Angeles.
Regional Vice President, Sales
Gary brings extensive background in agency planning and over 20 years of communications and marketing experience at some of the leading communications companies in the world and currently leads inMarket’s SaaS self-serve platform GeoLink. Prior to the merger of inMarket and Thinknear, Gary led Thinknear’s Central sales team for four years. He also has extensive experience in mobile marketing as companies such as Apple (spearheading Apple’s iAd launch in the Midwest) and Google (Mobile Sales for retail clients across the country). Gary has also managed media client side for ConAgra Foods. He led efforts for a variety of brands such as PAM, Reddi-wip and Marie Callender’s. Gary was also on the agency side as a Senior Partner Media Director leading the integration of digital and offline teams to form a fully functioning hybrid group for Mediacom. He helped establish Prometheus in Chicago, with clients including JCPenney, Northwestern Mutual, Allen-Edmonds, BOSCH, Harris Bank and Bank of Montreal. Gary has also held Director of Strategy and Media Director positions at OMD/DDB Worldwide. He started his career at Publicis/Bloom in Dallas. Through the years, his account experience has included leading national advertisers such as State Farm, Emerson, Pep Boys, Tyson Foods, Discover Card, General Mills and Unilever. Gary is a graduate of Ohio University with a degree in advertising.
Vice President, Automotive Sales
Jeff brings over 20 years of sales experience in both TV and digital platforms with companies like Warner Brothers, MGM, Mark Burnett Productions, Thinknear and Yahoo!. He brings over a decade of successful auto experience working with OEM's like Toyota and Honda on both a national and tier 2 level. Jeff is leading the auto team for inMarket.