Technology that's Powered by People
As powerful as our technology can be, our custom solutions, accurate data, and responsive service are all ultimately driven by our people. Our team includes over 400 data, sales, analytics, technical, client services, and marketing experts who are dedicated to providing data that outperforms the competition. Our tailored solutions deliver real results for your business.
Michael L. Iaccarino is Chairman and CEO of Infogroup, a leading provider of high-value data and multi-channel marketing solutions delivered in real-time, used by small businesses and enterprise brands. Mr. Iaccarino has served as a Director of Infogroup since 2010. In 2011, he assumed the role of Chairman and CEO.
Mr. Iaccarino served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mobile Messenger from 2009 to 2011, establishing the company as one of the dominant mobile technology players in North America. Prior to joining Mobile Messenger, he was Chief Executive Officer of Epsilon from 2001 to 2009, transforming Epsilon into one of the United States’ leading database marketing companies. Epsilon achieved a more than threefold growth in revenue and a sixfold increase in EBITDA under his leadership.
Mr. Iaccarino also served as Epsilon’s Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2001, playing a crucial role in the spin-out of Epsilon from American Express and where he led a nearly 400% increase in revenues during his tenure. Before Epsilon, Mr. Iaccarino was a Senior Manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and the Corporate Controller at Summit Technology after having started his career at KPMG’s High Technology practice. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions activity and in turnaround situations. Mr. Iaccarino holds a B.S. in Accounting and English from Boston College where he graduated magna cum laude and is a former Certified Public Accountant.
Rohit Chowdhury manages data strategy and operations for Infogroup, leading a team of 300 plus people. He oversees the creation and delivery of all proprietary data assets for the company and has over 15 years of extensive Infogroup database expertise.
Prior to this role, Rohit managed over 100 partnerships, building and growing alliances in domestic and international markets. He was also responsible for development of all proprietary database models and products such as GeoDNA, TargetReady, InfoPersona, and more. Additionally, he directed the sourcing and assimilating of high quality raw data to fuel Infogroup’s business and consumer data products. Furthermore, Rohit contributed to the company’s digital strategy as well as being instrumental in deploying Infogroup’s data assets into the digital ecosystem to be utilized for display, mobile, retargeting and more.
Prior to joining Infogroup Rohit worked in corporate brand management for a sizeable hotel chain, as well as a full-service advertising firm. He earned his MBA from Northwestern University and his BA in Economics from Delhi University, India.
As President of Infogroup Data Solutions Gretchen is responsible for the overall management, strategic planning and growth of the acquisition marketing divisions of the company. Her vision of helping marketers acquire customers with higher value and loyalty through data driven campaigns, has grown many of the country’s top brands.
Prior to joining Infogroup, she launched the fundraising program for a national organization which raised over $80 million in two years.
Gretchen is involved in leadership roles with charitable and nonprofit organizations. She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Children of Uganda, a charity focused on the care and education of orphans in Uganda. Gretchen currently serves as Co-Chair of Marketing Edge, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate, develop, grow and employ college student in the field of marketing. She is also serves as Vice Chair of the Data and Marketing Association’s Nonprofit Federation, an organization that advocates for nonprofits on postal, regulatory and legislative issues.
Gretchen holds a Bachelor’s of Art degree in Political Science from Trinity University, Washington, D.C
Matthew Higgins is Chief Technology Officer of Data Axle®, Infogroup’s real-time local data platform. He is responsible for leading all development efforts and platform technology decisions. Data Axle incorporates over 50 million Business records with enhanced content.
Matt was instrumental with the design and development of the fulfillment and search technologies that power Data Axle while at Go Time Corporation, which Infogroup acquired in February 2012. After the acquisition, Matt focused his efforts on integrating Data Axle with Infogroup’s data sets and scaling the services to meet a broad range of customer needs. Matt holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the University of Washington.
Mr. Hofmann is Chief Financial Officer of Infogroup. In this role, he oversees the Company's financial strategy, planning and management. In addition, he is responsible for all treasury, tax and investor relations for the Company.
Mr. Hofmann brings over 15 years of private equity and management consulting experience across multiple technology sectors including: marketing services, data analytics, information services, enterprise software, communications and financial technology. Prior to Infogroup, he was a Director at Silver Lake Sumeru where he sourced, executed, and managed new investments for the mid-market technology-focused private equity firm. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Hofmann was Vice President at GTCR Golder Rauner where he focused on mid-market leveraged buyouts and growth equity investments across a variety of industries. Previously, he was at McKinsey & Company where he performed strategic and operational assessments for numerous corporate clients. He also served on the boards of Syniverse Technologies, Medseek and National Processing Company.
Mr. Hofmann holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.
Bob Toth is responsible for leading the Infogroup Data Licensing team. He manages the development of new partnerships and business growth within existing partner relationships, including data licensing, joint product development, and reseller channel optimization. Bob brings over 20 years of data related sales experience working directly with a broad spectrum of information businesses, applying data to direct marketing, digital and mobile marketing, commercial credit, commercial risk, insurance, government services, public records, search, navigation, mobile apps and commercial real estate products and services.
Bob’s team works with the Sales Administration team to onboard clients for all services and solutions, such as consumer or business data licensing, Business Listings Management-Bulk Update, Custom Data Collection and Lead Qualification Services, and Data Services including append and hygiene. They work alongside the client services team for an enhanced client engagement experience, driving both project successes and ROI.
Prior to joining Infogroup, he was Omaha Center Director at the Nebraska Business Development Center responsible for helping small and mid-sized local businesses grow and create new jobs. This included consulting with businesses, presenting at seminars on starting and operating small businesses and managing a team of graduate assistants responsible for writing business and marketing plans for small businesses.
Bob received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Nebraska at Omaha and was recognized as Outstanding Economics Alumni of the Year in 2008. In addition, he also earned a MBA from the University of Nebraska and completed the Executive Scholars Program in Marketing and Sales at the Kellogg School of Management in 2012.
Akshay is responsible for overseeing marketing for all three divisions of Infogroup Media Solutions—B2B, B2C, and Nonprofit. Prior to joining the company, Akshay spent several years at LexisNexis, managing marketing for a suite of products, both within their legal and corporate divisions. Akshay has also held roles in marketing and business operations at various organizations including NCR Corporation, Qbase, and Wright State University.
Akshay holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Wright State University and also a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from University of Delhi, India.
Megan Van De Velde
As Lead Sales Administration, Megan Van De Velde manages a team dedicated to delivering sales support, client services and client education for all Infogroup Data Licensing clients. She has over 7 years’ experience dedicated to clients.
Megan and her team focus on delivering exceptional customer service from handling queries, providing administrative support, to serving as the experts for our services and solutions such as Bulk Update, Data Axle®, Custom Data Collection and Lead Qualification Services and Data Services.
Prior to Infogroup Megan was a Store Director for Beauty First, overseeing all aspects of the retail store operation from customer services to employee management, staff schedules, to managing merchandise.
Megan received a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature from Creighton University, Omaha, NE.