More than 600,000 small businesses, nonprofits, and associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact to help create and grow customer relationships.
Constant Contact ® is revolutionizing the success formula for small organizations through affordable, easy-to-use Engagement Marketing™ tools that help create and grow customer relationships. More than 600,000 small businesses, nonprofits, and associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact to drive ongoing customer dialogs through email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online surveys. All Constant Contact products come with unrivaled knowhow, education, and free coaching with a personal touch, including award-winning customer support. Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq:CTCT), headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and with offices in Loveland, Colorado, DelRay, Florida, London, San Franciso, and New York.
A small business expert and visionary, Gail has revolutionized the way that small businesses and organizations can effectively and affordably build relationships with their customers, clients, and members. Since taking leadership of Constant Contact in April 1999, she has led the company to more than 500,000 customers worldwide and its initial public offering on NASDAQ in October 2007.
Gail was named "Executive of the Year" at the 2009 American Business Awards, and was the 2008 New England Regional winner of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2011, she was inducted into the MITX Innovation Hall of Fame and named one of Boston's Top 30 Innovators by the Boston Globe. Under her lead, Constant Contact was ranked 134 on Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500 and was named Best Overall Company at the 2009, 2010, and 2011 American Business Awards.
A frequent speaker at industry events, Gail develops and tracks best practices in small business success; email, event, and social media marketing; customer communications; and entrepreneurship. Gail is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, a member of the Board of Directors of SCORE, and Chairman of the Board at Constant Contact.
Gail holds a BA degree from The University of Pennsylvania and a MBA degree from Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth.
Ellen has been at Constant Contact® since September 2006. After leading the product strategy team to bring four new products to market, Ellen shifted her focus to customer operations in 2012, overseeing Constant Contact's award-winning customer support team and other organizations focused on delivering customer success. Ellen has more than 25 years of experience within the technology industry. She has held numerous executive leadership positions throughout her career, playing a vital role in the growth and expansion of these companies.
Prior to Constant Contact, Ellen was senior vice president of marketing and product management for GetConnected, Inc., where she was responsible for all marketing and product management activities, and vice president of marketing at OutStart, where she helped propel the start-up e-learning software company into a successful and thriving company. She has also held leadership positions at Be Free, Inc., Open Market, Progress Software Corporation, Sybase Inc., Oracle Corporation, and CSC Consulting (Computer Sciences Corporation).
Ellen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Harpreet joined Constant Contact® in July 2010 and has more than 20 years of broad based executive and financial leadership. In his role, he oversees the accounting, finance and investor relations functions for Constant Contact.
Prior to joining Constant Contact, Harpreet served as chief financial officer of TheLadders.com, an online job search platform and recruiting company. Prior to TheLadders.com, Harpreet served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of VistaPrint Limited, a publicly traded online provider of marketing services to small businesses. Harpreet has also served as the chief financial officer at GoldenSource Corporation, a global provider of enterprise data management software for financial institutions, as well as eGain Communications, a publicly traded provider of CRM software solutions. In addition, he has served in numerous finance and strategy positions during his tenure at PepsiCo and Pepsi-Cola North America.
Harpreet received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Arts in International Studies from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Joel joined Constant Contact in December 2011 with more than 20 years of executive leadership experience at communications technology and mobile services companies. In his role at Constant Contact, Joel is responsible for driving strategic direction and corporate development initiatives.
Prior to joining Constant Contact, Joel was the president and CEO of Umber Systems, a leader in mobile data analytics, where he was responsible for setting corporate strategy and vision. Prior to Umber, Joel was CEO of LiveWire Mobile, a leading provider of managed personalization services for mobile operators. He was the founder and CEO of several startup organizations, including Openera (acquired by NMS Communications), SnowShore Networks (acquired by Brooktrout), ViaDSP (acquired by NMS Communications), and DSP Software Engineering (acquired by Tellabs).
Joel holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester.
Chris has been at Constant Contact® since February 2006 and oversees the worldwide sales and marketing team for the company. In his more than seven years at Constant Contact, Chris has served in a variety of senior sales and marketing positions, running the conversion, website, and product marketing teams, in addition to the EventSpot business unit. In that time, he has developed a deep knowledge of both Constant Contact’s business and the small business market the company serves.
Prior to joining Constant Contact, Chris held a series of marketing and management positions at IBM Corporation and Rational Software Corporation, including driving IBM's internal worldwide deployment and adoption of Siebel Marketing CRM and leading Rational Software's Corporate Marketing Operations Organization.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Bob joined Constant Contact® in March 2007 and has more than 15 years of executive leadership experience. In his role, he oversees and provides strategic legal counsel for both internal and external business affairs, including corporate governance, business development, contractual agreements, compliance, human resources, and future corporate planning.
Prior to joining Constant Contact, Bob served as senior vice president and general counsel at RSA Security Inc., a publicly-traded provider of e-security technology solutions. Prior to that, he was vice president and general counsel at Med-i-Bank, Inc., a transaction processing software provider, and ON Technology Corporation, an enterprise software company. He also served as senior vice president and general counsel at The Pioneer Group, Inc. and was a member of the corporate department at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (formerly Hale and Dorr LLP).
Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island and a Doctor of Law degree from Boston University School of Law.
Bob joined Constant Contact® in June of 2008 and has more than 25 years of experience in human resources leadership and general management. In his role, he oversees all human resources programs, practices, and policies that govern Constant Contact's business needs and culture. Bob also drives executive, cross functional team, and management leadership and development; strategic workforce planning and staffing; and compensation, performance management, and recognition and reward systems for the Company.
Prior to joining Constant Contact, Bob served as vice president at Gather Inc. a social networking site for adults. Before Gather Inc., he was the director of human resources and change management consultant at Weston Jesuit School of Theology and the director of human resources and administration at CertaLogic Inc. He also held executive leadership positions in global human resources at Scala Business Solutions, The Pioneer Group, Inc., and Lotus Development Corp. (now Lotus Software).
Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana State University.
Ken oversees product strategy, engineering, and operations, uniting the teams that create and deliver products to Constant Contact’s more than half a million small business customers. He joined Constant Contact in 2012, bringing with him over 20 years of product and technology experience to his role. He drives the product innovation roadmap from conception to execution. He is responsible for ensuring Constant Contact consistently delivers excellent products to customers, enabling them to sustain and grow their business. Prior to joining Constant Contact, Ken served as vice president of operations at Turbine Inc., where he was responsible for technical operations and infrastructure, customer service, planning and program management, and internal operations. Before Turbine Inc., he was senior vice president of technology at TripAdvisor Inc., and chief operating officer and chief technology officer at SmartBargains.com. He has also held leadership positions at National Leisure Group, Send.com, The Stride Rite Corporation, The Timberland Company, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University and an MBA from Babson College.