Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Daren is a successful entrepreneur with a passion for business and technology. He founded the company in 2000 with the creation of InboxDollars® while attending Minnesota State University, Mankato. Since then he has led the growth of the company both organically, through acquisitions such as sendEarnings® and through international expansion with the launch of InboxPounds™ in 2012. Daren manages a variety of business relationships and leads the company’s strategic and corporate development efforts. Daren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Systems from Minnesota State University, Mankato and was named an Upper Midwest Finalist for the 2008 and 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Award.
Vice President of Technology
Tom leads the Technology team that is responsible for planning and developing the company’s technology platforms and infrastructure. Tom brings more than 18 years of experience with technology management and development. Prior, he was the Vice President of Development for Jump Technologies where he led the team that developed a leading online procurement and inventory management application. Additionally, Tom developed and launched Nabbit, a mobile tagging application connecting consumers and advertisers. In 1998, Tom co-founded Analytical Solutions, a technology company that provided quantitative analysis applications, where he served as the Vice President of Professional Services. Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Vice President of Business Development
Joseph leads the Business Development team that is responsible for identifying and managing a variety of online business partnerships in the sales and member acquisition areas. He joined the company in 2005 and has served in a variety of senior sales and business development roles. Prior to that, he founded and sold sendEarnings®, a highly trafficked online loyalty site with over a million members. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Entrepreneurship from the University of South Florida and received an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
Senior Director of Product
Brian leads the Product team that is responsible for enhancing the design, usability and overall member experience of company’s web properties. He joined the company in 2004 and has performed a variety of both technical and non-technical roles as the company has grown, including web development, project management, and business intelligence. Brian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Senior Director of Analytics
Mike leads the Analytics team that is responsible for optimizing media buying efforts, advertising inventory and measuring success for various company initiatives. He joined the company in 2004 and has performed a variety of roles as the company has grown. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a Master of Arts degree in Economics with a concentration in Mathematical Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Director of Finance
Ryan leads the Finance and Human Resources teams that are responsible for financial reporting, forecasting and compliance. Ryan joined the company in 2007 and has been responsible for managing banking, audit, legal and benefits provider relationships. He has more than 13 years of financial management experience in a wide variety of industries. Ryan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Winona State University.