Jonathan A. Flatow
Chief Executive Officer
Jonathan worked for Greenfield Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRVY) from 1999 to 2009, serving in the positions of Secretary, General Counsel and Vice President Corporate Development, Chief Administrative Officer and lastly as Chief Operating Officer. Jonathan was an integral part of the team that took Greenfield Online public in 2004 and later sell it to Microsoft Corporation in 2008. After Microsoft Corporation sold the online data collection division of Greenfield Online to ToLuna PLC in July, 2009, Jonathan served as Special Advisor to ToLuna’s CEO and as a senior member of the ToLuna Integration Committee through the successful conclusion of the global integration of the two companies in March, 2010.
Prior to joining Greenfield Online, Inc., Jonathan was a partner in the law firm of Wake, See, Dimes & Bryniczka, which he joined in 1986 as an associate.
Jonathan holds a B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College and a J.D. from Pace University School of Law.
Robert E. Bies
Chief Financial Officer
Bob Bies, CFO of Cannondale Investments, is an entrepreneurial financial executive with over 26 years of progressive financial experience. Since 1997, Bob has raised over $700 million of funding in the form of private and public equity and debt facilities.
In late 1999, at the peak of the Dot Com boom, Bob was recruited by InSight Venture Partners, into Greenfield Online, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and helped to guide the company’s transformation from a small online custom research business valued at $23 million in 1999, to a publicly-traded internet consumer opinion data collection and comparison shopping business (NASDAQ: SRVY) valued at $500 million in 2008, representing an over 20x increase in equity value.
Bob managed Greenfield Online’s initial public offering in the summer of 2004 and oversaw Greenfield Online’s M&A program during 2005, in which five companies were successfully merged within the course of six months (Greenfield Online, Opinion Surveys, Rapidata, GoZing and Ciao!). Bob was instrumental in instigating and executing the sale process that led to the $500 million purchase of Greenfield Online by Microsoft Corporation in October 2008.
Before Greenfield Online, Inc., Bob was with The Janis Group, Inc., serving as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer between 1997 and 1999.
Prior to The Janis Group, Bob was employed by Bionaire as Senior Vice President and General Manager – Bionaire USA from 1990 to 1996.
Before Bionaire, Bob was employed by Faberge/Elizabeth Arden, serving as Controller from 1988 to 1990.
Prior to Faberge/Elizabeth Arden, Bob was employed by Deloitte, NY from 1984 to 1988, in the audit advisory services division, serving clients such as Merrill Lynch, Kidder Peabody and Faberge.
Bob holds a B.S. summa cum laude from Long Island University in Biochemistry 1982 and an M.B.A. with distinction in Certified Public Accounting from Hofstra University 1984.
Bob is a non-practicing certified public accountant licensed in New York.
Chief Technology Officer
A veteran of multiple high-tech startups, Weghorst specializes in creating and growing business software companies. Since the 1990′s, He has founded and served as CEO and/or executive team member on multiple venture funded companies.
Companies under his leadership have received start-up and follow-on financings totaling well over $100 million and have resulted in numerous successful M&A and IPO events. He has also held senior product development positions at other global software firms.
Recent technology start-ups include: Media Logic, iChat, Ventix Systems, Question Technologies, Troux Technologies and most recently x8 Data Company. Weghorst’s technology expertise has centered around business productivity software, with emphasis on enterprise level deployments for communications, strategic planning, data and analytics.
Currently, Weghorst serves as an executive advisor to technology start-ups as well as serving on multiple university business school advisory committees. He has been published in numerous industry publications, authored technology books and has been awarded multiple technology patents. He holds a B.E.D. Texas A&M University and an M.S. from Cornell University.
Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Services
Colleen Honan, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Services for OneSource Information Services, is responsible for the company’s worldwide sales initiatives including direct, channel, go-to-market strategies, and alliances. Previously, Colleen held a variety of executive positions for which she consistently met revenue and new business goals.
Prior to joining OneSource, Colleen held customer service positions at Thomson Financial Networks.
A frequent industry speaker addressing sales processes and sales organization structures, Colleen earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Merrimack College, North Andover, MA.
Chief Marketing Officer
Rogers joins OneSource from Wolters Kluwer, where he led marketing for the SMBS division of CT Corporation. Prior to that, he served as vice president of marketing for the Hoover’s subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet. In that role, he was key to reestablishing Hoover’s double-digit growth. In addition, he headed up integrated marketing efforts for the successful launch of D&B360, one of that firm’s most strategic product launches in more than a decade.
Prior to Hoover’s James served for more than five years in leadership roles at technology startup companies including Gravitant, where as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, he led those areas into new market opportunities. Prior to Gravitant, James set the strategic direction, marketing, product planning, and engineering for software company Blazent, an IT Outsourcing Governance leader. James also served as Chief Marketing Officer responsible for product strategy and global marketing programs at Troux Technologies, an industry leader in Enterprise Architecture and IT planning software.
James began his career leading marketing and product strategies for large service management software companies including Remedy Corporation and Peregrine Systems. James also headed marketing at Merant, as well as Serena Software, a global provider of Application Lifecycle Management software, where he was responsible for worldwide product and technical marketing and product management.
James holds a B.A. in Government (International Relations) from California State University in Sacramento.
Vice President, Product Engineering
As OneSource Information Service’s Vice President of Product Engineering, Brad Palmer is responsible for the technology infrastructure that supports the OneSource product line and the Live Content platform.
While at OneSource, Brad has held various positions in the areas of customer support, client services, and engineering.
Brad holds a Bachelor’s degree in business administration and a Master’s degree in computer science from the University of New Brunswick, Canada.