Velocidi is on a mission to get brands closer to their customers.
David DunneFounder and CEO
David Dunne has spent his career leading cutting-edge digital and technology efforts in marketing and advertising. He co-founded Velocidi with Jon Rygh and Dina Khoury. Before Velocidi, David was chief operating officer of Edelman Digital, a global communications and marketing agency, and founded three other successful technology start-ups. David has twice served as a judge of the Microsoft BizSpark Accelerator competition for emerging technology companies at the South by Southwest Interactive conference (SXSW), and he has been a speaker at multiple marketing conferences and events worldwide.
Jon RyghChief Strategy Officer
Jon Rygh has more than 20 years of experience in business strategy and operations, leading companies through start-up, turnaround, and growth modes. Prior to co-founding Velocidi, Jon worked in leadership capacities in multiple agencies, with a focus on digital marketing. Jon is passionate about creativity and believes innovation is essential for a better world. Jon also spent over 10 years in the sports industry, where he worked on branding projects for companies such as Ralph Lauren, Bobby Jones, the PGA and the USGA. He earned his M.B.A. from Syracuse University.
Paulo CunhaChief Product Officer
Paulo has over 10 years’ experience in building products for the online advertising industry. Following its growth from the inside gives him an edge in the dynamic marketing technology landscape. After working as a technology consultant in London, Paulo returned to Portugal to found ShiftForward, a first-party state-of-the-art marketing technology company. Paulo led ShiftForward through successful rounds of investment, grew a product that was validated by clients worldwide and built a remarkable team of software developers who are now part of Velocidi’s team.
Andy FoxEVP, Product
Andy leads product development from conception to implementation. He excels at creative problem solving, and his tangible solutions across different industries strike a balance between beauty and functionality. Andy began his career as a mechanical artist at a leading marketing and sweepstakes firm, and has held several leadership roles at a consulting firm, both managing and developing the creation of rich media applications and dashboards.
Scott HallVP, North American Sales
Scott Hall leads the North American sales team out of our New York headquarters. Scott brings over 20 years of sales, marketing and management experience in the Advertising and Financial Technology Sectors to Velocidi as we expand and build out the sales team. His expertise includes building start-up businesses for high growth as well as managing revenue and client relationship services for larger firms. Leveraging an engineering background, Scott has worked with a wide range of clients around enterprise data management and analytics. Prior experience includes founding his own consulting firm, Briarcliff Hall, and senior roles at firms such as Turn, a big data advertising platform, Thomson Reuters, Sungard, J.P. Morgan and Lehman Brothers.
Alan McNab Managing Director EMEA
Alan McNab is Managing Director of Velocidi’s European operations. From our new European HQ in Dublin, he leads business development, marketing and operational activities supporting customers and go-to-market partners in Europe. Alan brings over twenty years of international technology marketing experience to Velocidi having worked with some of the fastest growing and most disruptive brands in technology markets, which include Arista, Cisco, Merrill-Lynch, Apptio, Motorola and HP. As a Board Member of Arista Networks Ltd Ireland, Alan established the company’s presence in the country and as the first Managing Director led all sales, marketing and partner relationships.
Tom McCabe VP Director Of Channel Sales
At Velocidi Tom McCabe manages Sales and Channel Development from the new European HQ based in Dublin. Tom is a highly experienced sales and channel development professional specialising in consumer, engineering, IT and Sport Infrastructure. He brings more than 23 years multi national experience having held senior sales and channel roles in US global companies, 3M, Compaq Computer, and Hewlett Packard. For Musco Sports Lighting he installed 200+ regional & national stadium projects across the UK, Ireland and North America. Tom also represented Ireland in Rugby League at Senior International level.
Ian MooreSVP, EMEA
Ian has more than 20 years’ experience in Technology Sales and 10 years of proven executive leadership. He has a passion for leveraging technology to enhance the client experience with a proven track record in delivering real, measurable, and lasting value for his customers.
Board of Directors
Neil CallahanCo-Founder & Managing Director, Pilot Growth Equity
John DeLocheCo-founder & Managing Director, Pilot Growth Equity
David DunneFounder and CEO, Velocidi
Philip DunneBoard Member, Velocidi
John HowardCo-Managing Partner, Irving Place Capital