PARTNERIZE LEADERSHIP

Greg Augenstein

Chief Customer Officer

Greg Augenstein is Chief Customer Officer at Partnerize. Previously, he successfully built and led the customer-facing teams for high-growth enterprise SaaS firms including EdgeSpring Inc. (acquired by Salesforce.com 2013), Virsa Systems (acquired by SAP in 2006), and Interwoven (IPO 1999).

Emily Bedford

Head of Customer Success - EMEA

Emily Bedford is Head of Customer Success – EMEA at Partnerize, where she is responsible for all aspects of client satisfaction and growth for our European and Middle Eastern clients. Prior to Partnerize she was Performance Planning Manager for Zenith Optimedia Group.

Charlie Calabrese

VP Operations

Charlie Calabrese is Vice President of Operations at Partnerize, where he is tasked to provide leadership and direction to Administration, Finance and HR departments. Prior to Partnerize he was Product Manager at the Buy.at Affiliate Network.

LEIGH CARLIN

VP Technical Operations

Leigh Carlin is VP Technical Operations at Partnerize, where he is responsible for infrastructure, application support, operational security and internal systems functions and teams. Prior to Partnerize he was Service Improvement Manager for 2E2.

Malcolm Cowley

Cofounder and CEO

Mal Cowley is Cofounder and CEO of Partnerize, where he is responsible for both the direction and growth of the company. Prior to Partnerize, Mal was Cofounder and President of the buy.at Affiliate Network. Mal is a frequent public speaker and evangelist for the partner marketing industry worldwide.

PAUL FELLOWS

Cofounder and COO

Paul leads the operational side of the business, with responsibility for implementing the company strategy. He was formerly Product Director at AOL advertising.

Simon Fung from Partnerize

Simon Fung

Head of Deployment

Simon Fung is Head of Deployment at Partnerize, where he is responsible for all aspects of client integrations. Prior to Partnerize, he was Head of Solutions at the Buy.at Affiliate Network.

Matt Gilbert

President

Matt Gilbert is President of Partnerize. Matt brings a distinguished 20-year track record of increasing company market share and profitability to his new role. Prior to Pepperjam, he co-founded 500friends, which sold to Merkle, where he served as SVP & GM of the Loyalty Services group. He has held numerous leadership positions across the digital marketing category throughout his career including Webloyalty.com, IAC/InterActive Corp., Ask Jeeves, Inc, and Excite@Home.

Will Goff

VP US Customer Success and Integrations

Will Goff is VP of US Customer Success and Integrations, where he is responsible for all aspects of client satisfaction and growth for our clients across the US and Canada. Prior to Partnerize he was Team leader for Key Accounts at Buy.at.

Don Gustavson

VP of Strategic Partnerships and Client Development

Don Gustavson is VP of Strategic Partnerships and Client Development at Partnerize and Pepperjam, where he is responsible for all aspects of our relationships with agencies and partners. Prior to Partnerize and Pepperjam, he held leadership customer-facing roles at Epsilon, cxLoyalty, and WebLoyalty.

Steve Katz

VP - Head of North American Sales

Steve leads the sales teams at Partnerize and Pepperjam, and has a 20+ year track record of delivering impactful results. He founded a successful start-up, and has been an integral contributor to numerous venture backed start-ups leading to four acquisitions. 

Jason Kohn

VP of Revenue

Jason Kohn is VP of Revenue for Partnerize, where he is responsible for building out new markets. Prior to Partnerize, he spent the last eight years at Investopedia as GM of Personal Finance, where he built out their first performance marketing division, as well as VP of Sales where he led the global sales team.

Mike Lemberg

CFO

Mike Lemberg is Chief Financial Officer for Partnerize, where he oversees the finance and legal functions, and is responsible for the financial strategy of the company. Prior to Partnerize, he was SVP Finance for ServiceSource and has held numerous other CFO and senior finance positions at growth stage and technology companies.

Pete Mycock

GM - JAPAC

Pete Mycock is GM – JAPAC for Partnerize. Pete has 20 years of experience building and driving accelerated growth in enterprise technology organizations across North America, Europe and APAC. Based in Sydney, Pete is responsible for revenue growth across the JAPAC region.

Jim Nichols

CMO

Jim Nichols is CMO of Partnerize. A 20+ year veteran of digital and partner marketing, with extensive experience in martech, media and 80+ B2C categories. Previous roles include Singular, Conversant Media, Carat, Apsalar, Sega and DDB.

Miranda Pokoy

SVP - People Success

Miranda Pokoy is SVP of People Success for Partnerize and Pepperjam, responsible for the strategy and execution of talent acquisition and retention. Prior to Partnerize, she held key HR and Operations positions with eBay and Digitas Health Lifebrands.

Alix Simpson

VP Customer Success - APAC

Alix Simpson is VP Customer Success for the APAC region. In this role she is responsible for growing client satisfaction and relationships for all clients in the region. Prior to Partnerize she was Online Partnerships Manager at the British department store brand House of Fraser.

Matt Simmonds

CPTO

Matt Simmonds leads the product strategy, management and execution for the Partnerize platform. Prior to Partnerize, he was Vice President of Product Management, Oracle Marketing Cloud, focusing on real-time optimization and personalization.

Sean Sewell

Cofounder and VP Revenue

Sean is Cofounder and VP Revenue for Partnerize, where he is responsible for sales across Europe and the Mideast. Formerly Commercial Director for AOL, Sean spent two years heading up buy.at and AOL lead generation products, budgets, and growth strategy.

Maura Smith

SVP Marketing

Maura Smith, is SVP Marketing for Partnerize and Pepperjam, and a long-time affiliate marketing veteran. She oversees all facets of the brand including digital marketing, messaging, creative development and media communications. Smith previously held leadership roles in Customer Success and Operations at eBay.

Kevin Terauchi

VP - Head of Japan Sales

Kevin Terauchi is VP – Head of Japan Sales for Partnerize where he leads the go-to-market efforts. Prior to Partnerize, he held sales roles at Adobe, Dentsu Razorfish and McCann Worldgroup.

Philip Young

Head of Finance Operations

Philip Young is Head of Finance Operations for Partnerize, where he is responsible for all aspects of the end-to-end payment flow from brands to partners. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years’ experience in the digital marketing space. Prior to Partnerize he held Finance roles at Buy.at and Procter & Gamble.

Our investors

Partnerize is fortunate to be backed by great investors.

Board of directors

Malcolm Cowley

Cofounder and CEO

Mal Cowley is Cofounder and CEO of Partnerize, where he is responsible for both the direction and growth of the company. Prior to Partnerize, Mal was Cofounder and President of the buy.at Affiliate Network. Mal is a frequent public speaker and evangelist for the partner marketing industry worldwide.

Joe Porten

Board Member, Accel-KKR

Joe Porten is a Principal at Accel-KKR. Throughout his 15+ years in private equity investing, Joe has focused on sourcing and executing growth equity and buyout opportunities across software, information services and tech-enabled services. At Accel-KKR, Joe’s former selected directorships include: Acumatica (acquired by EQT in 2019), HighJump Software (sold to Körber AG for $750 million in 2017) and Oildex (sold to Drillinginfo in 2018).

Anuja Royan

Board Member, Mithril

Anuja Royan is Managing Director and head of Mithril 360, responsible for finance, analytics, and portfolio success at Mithril. Anuja began her investing career as a senior operating executive at Hilco Consumer Capital, where she played key roles in a range of venture, middle-market, and buyout investments focused on consumer brands such as Polaroid and The Bombay Company. Prior to joining Mithril, she practiced accounting at Ernst & Young and ran finance at a diversified public holding company with interests in private equity, venture capital, and real estate finance.

Steven Schlenker

Board Member, DN Capital

Steve co-founded DN Capital in June 2000 and is currently Managing Partner based in the Sand Hill Road office, running DN Capital’s US operations. He began his career in venture capital and private equity in 1999.

Ian Sigalow

Board Member, Greycroft LLC

Ian is a Partner and Co-Founder of Greycroft LLC. Over the past ten years, Ian has led numerous investments for Greycroft, including the firm’s investments in Buddy Media (acquired by Salesforce.com), Braintree (acquired by eBay), Venmo (acquired by Braintree) and Vizu (acquired by Nielsen).