Mr. Fulgoni is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of comScore Inc. He also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Previously Mr. Fulgoni served as Executive Chairman from the company’s founding in 1999 until March 2014 and as Chairman Emeritus from March 2014 until August 2016.
From 1981 to 1998, Mr. Fulgoni was President / CEO of Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), the leading global supplier of retail POS scanner information to the CPG industry, where he grew the company’s revenues at an annual rate of 40% to more than $500 million annually and its market value to $1.5 Billion. In 1996, IRI was recognized by Advertising Age magazine as the largest U.S. market research firm.
In 1991 and again in 2004, Mr. Fulgoni was named Illinois Entrepreneur of the Year, the only person to have twice received that honor. In 1992, Mr. Fulgoni received the Wall Street Transcript Award for outstanding contributions as CEO in enhancing the overall value of IRI to the benefit of its shareholders. In 2008, Mr. Fulgoni was inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame and named Ernst & Young® Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2012, Mr. Fulgoni was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Glamorgan in Wales in recognition of his entrepreneurial skills and achievements in market research. He was named a “Great Mind” by the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF), which in 2014 also conferred on him a Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the ARF board and support of the ARF community.
Mr. Fulgoni has long been involved in the growth of hugely successful public companies. From 1991 until 1999, he served as a member of the board of Platinum Technology, Inc., during which time the company grew from $80 million to more than $1 Billion in annual revenues and established itself as a global leader in the software services industry. In 1999, Platinum Technology was acquired by Computer Associates in an all-cash transaction valued at $4.0 Billion -- at the time the largest-ever acquisition in the software industry. Mr. Fulgoni also served on the board of U.S. Robotics prior to its acquisition in 1997 by 3 Com in a transaction valued at $8 Billion. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Fulgoni served on the board of yesMail.com, a leading supplier of permission-based e-mail services. In March 2000, yesMail.com was acquired by CMGI for approximately $700 million.
Today, Mr. Fulgoni serves on the boards of PetMed Express (NASDAQ:PETS), the nation’s largest pet pharmacy; InXpo, a leading supplier of technology for hosting virtual events and Prophet, a brand and marketing consultancy. He is also President of the North American Foundation for the University of Manchester (NAFUM) and a member of the Supervisory Board of the Journal of Advertising Research, for whom he authors a regular column, “Numbers, Please.”
Mr. Fulgoni is a popular speaker at conferences worldwide and has appeared frequently on ABC News, Bloomberg TV, CBS News, CNN, FOX Business News, NBC News, and the PBS Nightly Business Report. He is a regular contributor to CNBC’s Squawk Box.
Educated in the U.K., Mr. Fulgoni holds a B.Sc. degree (with Honors) in Physics and an M.A. in Marketing. In 2016 he was awarded a Doctor of Science (D.Sc) honoris causa degree by Lancaster University to mark his outstanding contributions to the field of global market research. He is the co-holder of a U.S. patent governing comScore’s data collection technology.
Bill Livek has been in the business of measuring consumer behavior for more than three decades. As Executive Vice Chairman & President for comScore, his passion for the media, marketing and entertainment industries spurs him to be a driving force for innovation in audience measurement.
Bill says his mission at comScore is to accelerate the pace of that innovation, and offer an improved solution for cross-platform measurement, not available anywhere else.
“Our expertise and information assets enable us to provide the most granular measurement solutions that reflect the ever-changing way that people are consuming content across platforms."
Bill draws upon his industry experience and audience measurement expertise as a frequent speaker at advertising industry events.
Prior to joining comScore, Bill served as Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Rentrak, where he spearheaded the next generation of products to precisely measure movies and TV everywhere. Bill previously served as Co-Chair/Co-Owner of Simmons Market Research Bureau, Co-Founder of Transactional Data Solutions (an LLC with MasterCard), Co-President of Experian Research Services, Vice President of Sales/Marketing for Arbitron and was a principal shareholder in Birch Research, which was later integrated into Scarborough Research, where he served as President and CEO.
When he’s not busy overseeing the advancement of comScore’s cross-platform initiative, Bill loves riding his road bicycle about 100 miles a week. His idea of a great vacation is a scenic, week long bike trip.
Mr. Kerrest is the Executive Vice President and CFO of Intelsat, a leading satellite service provider. He is responsible for the leadership of Intelsat’s financial operations, which includes capital markets, accounting, treasury, financial planning, investor relations and corporate development. He is a member of the company’s Management Committee.
Prior to his appointment at Intelsat in February 2016, he has held executive-level roles at numerous leading technology and communications companies, including DPC Data Inc., ActivIdentity Corporation, Virgin Media PLC, Equant Inc., Harte-Hanks, Inc, Chancellor Broadcasting Company and Positive Communications.
Mr. Kerrest received his Master of Science Degree from Faculte Des Sciences Economiques in Paris, France, and a Masters of Business Administration from Institut D’Etudes Politiques De Paris in Paris, France as well as the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.
Wesley Nichols is an industry authority in predictive analytics, AI/Machine Learning, and technology. He is currently a Board Partner at
Ms. Riley has more than 30 years of financial and operational leadership in the specialty retail, consumer products, medical and cosmetic industries. She has played a key role in major financial and operational restructurings, regulatory and disclosure compliance efforts, strategic diversification and mergers, and expanding global operations.
Ms. Riley has worked as CFO for several companies, including Eastern Outfitters, LLC, The Children’s Place, Klinger Advanced Aesthetics, Abercrombie & Fitch, and The Dial Corporation.
She has also held a variety of roles at the following companies: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Tambrands, Inc. (a Procter & Gamble company) and Colgate-Palmolive Company.
In addition to her appointment to the comScore Board of Directors, Ms. Riley also sits on the board of directors for the following organizations: PJM Interconnection, Essendant Inc. and The Rochester Institute of Technology. She holds B.S. in Accounting from Rochester Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. degree from Pace University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Brent D. Rosenthal is the Founder of Mountain Hawk Capital Partners, LLC, an investment fund focused on small and micro-cap equities in the technology media telecom (TMT) and food industries. Mr. Rosenthal also serves on the Boards of Directors of comScore (OTC: SCOR), SITO Mobile (NASDAQ: SITO), RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ: RIBT) and is an Adviser to the Board of Directors of Park City Group (NASDAQ: PCYG).
Previously, Mr. Rosenthal was a Partner in affiliates of W.R. Huff Asset Management where he worked from 2002 – 2016. Mr. Rosenthal played a key role in the firm’s TMT and food investment activities. From 2006 - 2012, he served as an Adviser to and Observer of the Board of Directors of Virgin Media (NASDAQ: VMED) and as a consultant to the company, providing turnaround and crisis-management services, as well as operational and financial analysis and recommendations. From 2007 - 2010, he served as an Adviser to the Executive Management of Time Warner Cable (NASDAQ: TWC). Mr. Rosenthal also served on the Board of Directors of Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) from 2008 – 2016 including as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board from 2011 - 2016. Additionally, he served on the Boards of Directors of privately-held Hispanic food companies.
In 2016, Mr. Rosenthal was named a Multichannel News Money All-Star, a top 10 media executive in private equity, investment banking and advisory. In 2009, he was included in Multichannel News' annual "40 Under 40" list for influencing the future of cable and telecommunications.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Rosenthal was Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for RSL Communications Ltd. and served emerging media companies for Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Rosenthal is an inactive Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Rosenthal earned his B.S. from Lehigh University and MBA from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.