Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder and Chairman
Jeffrey holds over 30 years of marketing, sales management, and client services and operations experience in the incentive marketing and loyalty marketing fields across a wide range of industries. As Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of springbig, Jeffrey contributed to the development of what has grown into an industry-leading cannabis marketing platform designed to help retailers and brands get closer to their customers and grow their businesses. Prior to Springbig, Jeffrey founded Inte Q (formally SHC Direct), a leading customer relationship marketing company. Jeffrey received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yeshiva University in New York City.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul has over 30 years of experience scaling growth-orientated businesses by providing professional financial support and expertise in the areas of M&A, strategic financial planning, treasury, forecasting, and analysis. From 1997 to 2017, Paul served as Chief Financial Officer for the SaaS software and data business division of DMGT plc, a publicly-traded multinational media company. He helped develop this division DMGT plc from its infancy to achieving more than $1 billion in revenue through strong organic growth and a highly active M&A program. Prior to DMGT plc, Paul was Treasurer of EMAP plc in London and began his career with leading global advisory firm KPMG. Paul holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Economics from the University of Leicester in the U.K. and holds Chartered Accountant and Corporate Treasurer qualifications.
Chief Technology Officer
Navin brings over 15 years of experience in software engineering, previously leading a team of 100 engineers for Verifone, one of the world’s largest multinational payment and POS solutions providers. During his time at Verifone, he crafted software solutions for several blue-chip brands, including McDonald's and Visa. Navin is recognized for his data-driven leadership and problem-solving with expertise in streamlining software engineering delivery and QA processes through advanced systems automation and project management. Navin graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Master’s in Electrical Engineering, and Technology and Management.