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, weeklong bike trip.
David Kay is Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of comScore. He has over 30 years of public accounting and finance function experience and has served as an executive level CFO for large public and private companies, including J.E. Robert Companies and MuniMae, a board and audit committee member at various public companies, and has consulted on accounting, auditing and SEC- related matters as co-founder and managing partner of CrossCountry.
Through his prior leadership roles, Mr. Kay brings to comScore deep expertise in the areas of financial and SEC reporting and internal controls.
Cameron Meierhoefer is Chief Operating Officer at comScore, Inc, responsible for Technology, Analytic Operations, and Product Management. Mr. Meierhoefer was previously Executive Vice President of Analytics where he managed comScore’s data operations, including methodology and delivery across comScore’s syndicated products and custom marketing solutions. During his tenure at comScore, Mr. Meierhoefer has helped develop many of the industry solutions available at comScore. After early involvement in expanding comScore’s eCommerce products, Mr. Meierhoefer led capability development in a variety of financial services industries, Search and Advertising.
Prior to joining comScore in 2001, Mr. Meierhoefer helped build PC Data Online, a division of market research firm PC Data Inc. Previously, he spent several years in quantitative and qualitative social science research. Cameron holds a BS from Columbia University, and MS from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Carol DiBattiste is General Counsel & Chief Compliance, Privacy and People Officer at comScore. Ms. DiBattiste brings extensive legal, privacy, compliance and human resources leadership experience from both the public and private sectors to the company.
She advises the company on all legal matters, including strategic corporate initiatives, technology alliances, business transactions and intellectual property protection, litigation, and also oversees the company’s human resources and facilities departments. As Chief Privacy Officer, Ms. DiBattiste is responsible for establishing the company's privacy and data security policies, overseeing the implementation of such policies, and educating legislators, the press, industry and consumer groups and the general public about the company's approach and commitments to consumer privacy.
Prior to joining comScore, she served as the Executive in Charge and Vice Chairman of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Ms. DiBattiste’s public sector work also included senior executive positions in the Departments of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security. Among her many distinguished roles, she served as the Under Secretary of the United States Air Force, Department of Defense, confirmed by the U.S. Senate, where she led a $70 billion, 710,000 military and civilian department responsible for recruiting, training and education, and readiness, and earlier as Principal Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Navy. She was also the Deputy Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security, where she led a $5.3 billion, 55,000-employee agency. Ms. DiBattiste also served as a federal prosecutor and Deputy United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida and as the Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys, where she led the operations of the 94 United States Attorneys’ Offices nationwide.
In the private sector, Ms. DiBattiste served as Chief Privacy Officer at ChoicePoint, where she also served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. ChoicePoint was acquired by Reed Elsevier/LexisNexis during her tenure. At LexisNexis/Reed Elsevier, she served as Senior Vice President, Privacy and Security. She has also served as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer at Geeknet, Inc., and Chief Legal, Privacy and Administrative Officer at Education Management Corporation. Previously, Ms. DiBattiste was a partner in the international law firm of Holland & Knight, where her specialties included government relations, corporate diversity counseling, and civil and criminal litigation.
Ms. DiBattiste graduated with a B.A. from LaSalle University and holds a J.D. from Temple University School of Law and an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law. In addition, she has completed the Strategic Leadership Program at Harvard Business School and served in the U.S. Air Force as an officer and judge advocate (JAG).