Board of Directors
Throtle CEO Paul Chachko has been a formative member of the marketing community for over 30 years. He is credited with being the first to add demographic, behavioral, lifestyle, and geographic data to commercial email marketing and most recently he spearheaded the creation of an industry leading marketing automation platform that allows for acquisition marketing and customer relationship management. Mr. Chachko holds several patents in the use of data and technology.
A recognized innovator, Mr. Chachko has been invited to share his experiences and insights through speaking engagements for scores of events and various technology councils. His achievements in business and leadership have been recognized by;
- 2X Finalist Ernst & Young NJ Entrepreneur of the Year
- Stevie Award Winner
- America Business Bronze Award for Executive of the Year
- 2X SmartCEO Future 50 Award Winner
- NJBIZ Executive of the Year Award Winner
Prior to Throtle, Mr. Chachko was the Founder and CEO of V12 Group. He was also the founder and CEO of Datagence, a multichannel direct marketing services company and prior to that, Mr. Chachko was the founder and CEO of ConsumerNet, a leading Internet consumer database company (sold to 24/7 Real Media in 1999).
Paul has served as Chief Executive Officer for Infinata, an eCRM software company (sold to Financial Times in 2010). Paul was Founder and Chairman of Financial Information Group (sold to KKR in 2013). Paul graduated from Monmouth University with a dual degree in Marketing and Business.
As Winterberry Group’s senior managing director, Bruce Biegel leads the firm’s consulting practice and establishes its strategic and operational agenda. A seasoned executive with more than 25 years of hands-on experience in building businesses from the ground up, his diverse responsibilities have included strategic and business planning, financing, global multichannel marketing, technology development and support, legal coordination and financial management.
At Winterberry Group, Mr. Biegel has led more than 120 engagements over the past eight years, serving a wide range of marketers, agencies, direct and digital marketing service providers and many of the private equity firms who invest in the sector. Among others, these include assignments for Acxiom Corporation, arvato Services (the global marketing services division of Bertelsmann AG), eCircle, Capital One Financial Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co., Court Square Capital Partners, KRG Capital and KKR.
David Moore serves as the President at WPP Digital. Mr. Moore worked closely with WPP Digital to support the development and implementation of the firm’s digital initiatives. He served as a Co-Founder and President at 24/7 Media, Inc. (Xaxix, LLC). He is Chairman of 24/7 Media, Inc. since January 2002. Mr. Moore is the Chairman of Xaxis, LLC since January 2014. He served as Chief Executive Officer of 24/7 Media, Inc. from July 2010 to March 2014 and from February 1998 to July 2008. Mr. Moore was responsible for day-to-day operations and focused on strengthening 24/7 Media’s industry position, strategic relationships, recruitment and business development.
Mr. Moore finds new ways of making technologies for marketers from the early ad networks to search engine marketing, behavioral targeting and big data. He is a speaker with knowledge of the digital landscape. He is a executive with expertise in all facets of the digital advertising industry. Mr. Moore received a B.A. degree in Communications from Northern Illinois University.
David Howe is CEO of Scout Partners LLC, a private investment company he owns with the family office of Pete Peterson. Scout makes $5-25 million investments in service and technology companies based in the USA. He has been in the private investment business for 29 years. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.