Board

Tom Aley

Tom Aley

CEO and Chairman

Tom has spent his career being a founder of several startups, a corporate venture investor for an $8 billion media company, a public company executive, and an active board member for 11 companies. He has been involved in the funding and exiting of over 20 startups to corporations including IBM, SAP, News Corp, Informatica, Akamai, and Dun & Bradstreet. Tom is a founder and Board Member at Position A Partners, an outsourced corporate strategy consulting firm. Prior to this, Tom was the President and CEO of Reach Analytics, as well as a Board Member. Prior to this, Tom was an SVP at Dow Jones/News Corp. Tom came to Dow Jones in 2008 when it acquired Generate, a software/analytics company he founded in 2004 and was its President and CEO. Prior to that, Tom was a founding partner at Reed Elsevier Ventures, the investment arm of the $8 billion media company. Tom co-lead investments in early stage technology companies including Siperian (exited to Informatica), Inxight Software (exited to SAP), Netli (exited to Akamai), Nextpage (exited to FAST) and iPhrase Technologies (exited to IBM). Tom is an active investor and also sits on the Board of Directors of Weather Analytics, Airfusion, and Acustream. He was also an investor and on the Board of Directors of Netprospex, which was acquired by Dun & Bradstreet.... more
Darr Aley

Darr Aley

CMO

Darr has worked with Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and Owen Van Natta in areas that include mergers and acquisitions, business development, strategy, and operations. As an entrepreneur he has started, invested, and/or joined companies in every stage of development (napkin to IPO) and seen them through to billions of dollars in exit value.... more
Brad Humphries

Brad Humphries

Senior Managing Director, Accenture

Brad has spent the last 12 years managing Accenture’s North American Retail Practice. He has worked across the segment spanning 20 years with countless executives in formatting their go-to-market, systems integration, digital, and operations/outsourcing strategies.... more
Mark McLaughlin

Mark McLaughlin

  

McLaughlin has been a high-growth entrepreneur his entire career. Most notably is the acquisition of Pacific Union Real Estate in 2009. McLaughlin grew Pacific Union from $2 billion in annual sales volume in 2009 to $14 billion in 2018, which established the brokerage the fifth largest in the United States. It is McLaughlin’s commitment to people that fueled the brokerage’s outstanding growth. Unprecedented organic market share and seven acquisitions establish McLaughlin as one of the most recognized and accomplished executives in the real estate industry.McLaughlin’s vision and execution pursued growth without building unnecessary corporate infrastructure but rather empowering an elite and nimble team of professionals. McLaughlin sold Pacific Union to Compass in September 2018 and continues to serve as President.... more
Paul Selian

Paul Selian

EVP, State Street Bank

Paul is the EVP & Head of Global Credit Finance for State Street Bank. In this role, he works with several teams that extend credit to clients from a wide range of products and industries, which includes Fund Finance, Commercial Real Estate, and Leveraged Loans. Most recently, Paul served as Treasurer for State Street EMEA, and prior to that Paul served as Chief Investment Officer at the company. Prior to joining State Street in 2004, Paul was Head of Investment Strategy for Aetna, Inc. Previously, Paul was with Prudential Investment Corporation and Chase Investors Management Corporation. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Paul is a member of the Board of the Dean Center at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, a member of the Board of Directors for the State Street Foundation and a member of the Advisory Board for Young Life in Central London.... more

Team

Ned Dane, CAIA

Ned Dane, CAIA

Chief Strategy Officer

Ned has served as a senior executive in the wealth and asset management industry for more than 25 years. Over his career, Ned has built businesses, lead high performing teams, and developed innovative products and solutions to meet the needs of high net worth investors in America. He is an expert on the topic of multi-generational wealth and is a highly sought-after speaker on issues facing wealthy millennials. Prior to joining Aidentified, Ned was the Head of the Private Client Group at OppenheimerFunds where he built and led their $13Bn High Net Worth practice. Prior to this, Ned was the UHNW Client Solutions Executive at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch where he led a highly specialized team of estate planning, trust, and wealth management experts who supported the largest clients and advisors at the firm. Prior to that, Ned was the President of AXA Advisors, LLC, where he led all aspects of their 7,000 advisor broker dealer business. Ned got his start at Putnam Investments where he held various leadership roles across both retail and institutional distribution. Ned serves on the boards of several philanthropic and cultural organizations including The University of New Hampshire Foundation where he chairs the asset allocation and finance committee, the Frick Museum in Pittsburgh and The Helen C. Frick Foundation.... more
Dan Koch

Dan Koch

CTO

Dan has worked in software and technology for 20 years, including 16 years in the publishing and data industry. His expertise includes software engineering and management, machine learning and data science, and highly scalable system architectures. Dan has held key technology roles at Sporting News and Empowered Benefits as well as founding several small startup businesses. He began his career as the first employee of American City Business Journals’ digital division.... more
Rob Ford

Rob Ford

COO

Rob is a leader in driving technology adoption and commercialization processes for growth stage companies. He is versatile as a chief operating officer in orchestrating support for all aspects of operational roadmaps and strategic finance. Most recently, he developed and executed global roll out and markets expansion strategies for two companies in the fintech sector. Prior to that, Rob assembled a founding team and built from scratch an investment bank focused on emerging technology sectors. As COO, he oversaw his firm’s profitable growth to $90 million in annual revenues by year five, leading all aspects of operations, international strategy, and market development while also serving as President for the company’s NASDAQ listed parent. He also was President and COO of JobDirect.com, the Web’s first job matching subscription-based service for university students (exited to Korn Ferry International). ... more
Ralph Schonenbach

Ralph Schonenbach

EVP Product

Ralph has developed a global career within corporations, start-ups and foundations. He began with firms Andersen and Ernst & Young as a consultant. Desiring to experience entrepreneurship, Ralph co-founded Trestle Group – a management consulting firm and later, Trestle Group Foundation – an organization supporting women entrepreneurs in emerging markets. His fascination with professional and social networks inspired him to found Envoy – a technology platform to help organizations and individuals leverage their relationships.... more
Ann McGuire

Ann McGuire

VP Marketing

Annie leads product marketing, communications, sales enablement and customer success for Aidentified. As an accomplished marketing and product strategist, Annie brings 10+ years of experience from top companies like Dow Jones/News Corp, NetProspex/Dun & Bradstreet and business.com. She has a passion for driving customer-centric and data-driven business software solutions, building brand loyalty and delivering results. Outside of work, Annie has been invited to multiple career services panels focused on supporting and empowering women in business. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing soccer and volunteering with her high school alma-mater, Lawrence Academy.... more
Omar Sary

Omar Sary

SVP of Partnerships

Omar was most recently head of business development at Wealth Engine, where he oversaw its CRM integration and strategic partnerships. Prior to this, he was the head of partner channels at Dun & Bradstreet/Netprospex, where he oversaw the development of its relationships with Oracle/Eloqua, Marketo, NetSuite, SugarCRM, SFDC, Microsoft CRM. Prior to this, he was in business development with Oracle, Netsuite and Coupa.... more
Bill Cote

Bill Cote

SVP Business Development

Bill has spent over 25 years working for colleges and universities in various fundraising roles including alumni affairs, corporate relations and major gifts fundraising. He has worked for a variety of institutions over that career including Marlboro College, the University of Maryland, the University of Virginia, Bentley University, Dartmouth College, and his alma mater, the University of New Hampshire where he served as the director of development at the Paul College of Business & Economics. Throughout his career he has relied heavily on the usage of data to identify prospects and to develop the right strategies to engage them. Bill also worked in the for-profit world heading up sales and business development for three separate healthcare companies.... more
Michael Els

Michael Els

SVP Data Science

Michael is a data science leader with experience ranging from pre-seed to public company. Prior to joining Aidentified, he started and led the data science team at MaxPoint as well as  architected their machine learning platform. Michael is deeply interested in how big data and artificial intelligence are changing the way that companies interact with their customers. He holds a bachelor's in mathematics from Stellenbosch University, a master's in economics from Duke University, and a Ph.D. from Harvard Business School where he specialized in quantitative marketing and machine learning. ... more
Greg Leveille

Greg Leveille

VP Operations

Greg has spent over 25 years in software and technology firms building and managing service oriented teams.  He has held leadership roles within early start-ups and large multi-national companies, including Thomson Reuters and Dow Jones/News Corp.  His diverse background includes positions in Sales, Pre-Post Sales Technical Support, Product Management, Software Solutions, and IT. Greg has worked across various industries including Financial Services, MediaPublishing, and Life Sciences.... more