Steven R. Boal – President & Chief Executive Officer
A former Wall Street executive, Steven Boal founded Coupons.com Incorporated in 1998 and is responsible for its strategic and operational direction. Mr. Boal previously served as vice president of business development for Integral Development Corporation, a privately held financial software company in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, Mr. Boal was vice president and head of global emerging markets derivative technology at J.P. Morgan. Before that, he was president of OptEdge, a real-time options, analytics and risk management business. Mr. Boal also held various management positions at TriStar Market Data, most recently running the company’s Montgomery Securities division. He holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.
Michael R. Walsh – Chief Security Officer & Head of Research & Development
Responsible for technology direction and development at Coupons.com Incorporated, Mike Walsh has been writing software professionally since 1985, contributing to a wide range of products, including compiler tools, electronic publishing software and AI predictive technology. Before joining Coupons.com Incorporated, Mr. Walsh served as chief architect at TriStar Market Data, Inc., the developers of MarketMax, a real-time stock-quote distribution system. Prior to that, he served as a senior software engineer for Harlequin, Inc., as vice president of product development for Torque Systems, as QA consultant for Apple Inc., and as staff software engineer for Arthur Andersen. Mr. Walsh holds a B.S. from California Institute of Technology and an M.S. from Northwestern University.
Mir Aamir – Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Mir Aamir is chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the company’s financial and accounting functions as well as the company’s operations and international business. He joined the company in 2013 and brings more than 18 years of finance, strategy and operating experience, primarily in the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries. Mr. Aamir joins Coupons.com from Safeway, Inc., where he, most recently, was president of customer loyalty and digital technologies for the Fortune 100 company. Mr. Aamir helped found and lead the Just for U™ platform, Safeway’s industry-leading digital and mobile platform for loyalty and targeted marketing. Previously at Safeway, he was senior vice president of marketing strategy, financial planning & analysis (FP&A), pricing and shopper card. Before that, he held the position of group vice president, FP&A and strategy, for all of Safeway’s U.S. business units with annual sales exceeding $33 billion. Prior to Safeway, Mr. Aamir was at A.T. Kearney, Inc., where he was officer and vice president for the strategy and management consulting firm’s consumer and retail practice. His clients included top grocery retailers and CPG manufacturers. Before that, Mr. Aamir held various positions at Procter & Gamble and Citicorp in Asia. Mr. Aamir holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.B.A/M.B.A. in Finance from the Institute of Business at the University of Karachi.
Richard Hornstein – General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer
Richard (Rich) Hornstein is general counsel and chief legal officer at Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees all of the company’s legal functions. He joined the company in 2009 and brings more than 25 years of financial management experience and over 14 years of experience as a chief financial officer and general counsel of rapid-growth and international organizations in both public and private sectors. Mr. Hornstein joined Coupons.com from Financial Intelligence, an accounting services firm, where he was managing director. Before Financial Intelligence, he was chief financial officer at LogLogic, Inc., a provider of log and security management solutions. Prior to LogLogic, Mr. Hornstein was chief financial officer for Elemental Security, a provider of security software policy and risk management solutions, and served as chief financial officer of OpenTV Corp, a publicly traded interactive television software company. Mr. Hornstein was also chief financial officer and general counsel of Resonate, Inc., a publicly traded traffic control and system management company, and also served as general counsel, SVP of corporate development and SVP of taxation for McAfee Associates, Inc. He worked for the Big Four accounting firms of Coopers and Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and KPMG. Mr. Hornstein also worked for the law firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. Mr. Hornstein holds a B.A. in Accounting from Queens College, a J.D. from Duke University, and a Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University. Mr. Hornstein received his certification as a public accountant in New York in 1987 and was admitted to the bar in 1991.
Matthew Wisk – Chief Marketing Officer
Matthew (Matt) is chief marketing officer at Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the company's consumer marketing functions, including online and broadcast advertising, sponsorships, social media, affiliate, SEO, SEM, email, and publisher partnerships.
He joined the company in 2013 and brings nearly 30 years of management and marketing experience to the company, with more than 15 years at the executive level. He joins the company from United Online, where he was most recently president of MyPoints.com, a leading marketing and rewards site purchased from United Airlines. Prior to that leadership role, Mr. Wisk was executive vice president and chief marketing officer for several of United Online’s consumer brands, including Classmates.com, NetZero and Juno. Before that, he held CMO positions at TiVo and Herbalife International. Prior to joining Herbalife, Mr. Wisk was at Nokia, where he held positions, including vice president of global marketing as well as vice president of marketing for North and South America. He has also held various marketing positions at Metrocel Cellular Telephone (now AT&T Wireless), NEC America, and GTE. Mr. Wisk was named “Grand Marketer of the Year” in 2000 by Brandweek and “Top 100 Marketers” in 1999 by Advertising Age. He also received a Gold Effie Award for Advertising Effectiveness. Mr. Wisk holds a B.A. in Business and a M.B.A. from Michigan State University.
Sunil Bopardikar – Vice President of Engineering
Sunil Bopardikar is vice president of engineering at Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the company’s product development functions, including engineering, quality assurance, databases and infrastructure. Mr. Bopardikar joined the company in 2010 and brings more than 20 years of experience in engineering and product development experience. Over the course of his career, he has held a range of positions at high profile Silicon Valley technology companies, including Yahoo! Inc., Oracle Corp. and Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Bopardikar joined Coupons.com from Yahoo!, where he was senior director of engineering and responsible for the technology platform behind many of the company’s popular Web properties. Before Yahoo!, he was director of engineering at Oracle, where he built the Oracle On Demand Platform and was responsible for the introduction of several software as a service (SaaS) offerings. Before his tenure at Oracle, Mr. Bopardikar co-founded, ipSpeech, Inc., where he was CTO for this developer of voice routers. Before that, Mr. Bopardikar held a variety of engineering positions at Telera, Inc., JavaSoft (a subsidiary of Sun Microsystems), AirSoft, Inc., Sun Microsystems, Inc., and Convergent & Altos Computer Systems. He holds a B.Tech in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a M.S. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.
Anthony Espiritu – Vice President of Operations
Anthony (Tony) Espiritu is vice president of operations of Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the company’s client services, campaign production, coupon clearing, technical services and support functions. He joined the company in 2010 and brings more than 20 years professional experience and expertise in supporting clients with large-scale digital marketing campaigns. Before Coupons.com, Mr. Espiritu was vice president of digital development and delivery for Acxiom, a top agency and technology provider for digital advertising and marketing. Mr. Espiritu joined Acxiom through its acquisition in 2005 of Digital Impact, where he was senior vice president and general manager of marketing operations. During his more-than-10-year tenure at Acxiom and Digital Impact, he also served in several professional services, business development and product leadership positions. Prior to joining Digital Impact, Mr. Espiritu held a variety of product marketing and management positions at Vantive, Quantum, PeopleSoft and Wyse Technology. He began his career at Loral Space and Communications (formerly Ford Aereospace). He holds a B.A.S. with a Double Major in Economics and Biological Sciences from Stanford University and a M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley Walter A. Haas School of Business.
Dave Geary – Vice President of Business Development
Dave Geary is vice president of business development at Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the business development and strategic partnership activities across all of the company’s products and markets. Mr. Geary joined the company in 2012 and brings more than 18 years of experience in business development, strategy, marketing and sales for online and mobile consumer-focused technology companies. He has held executive business development roles at both venture-backed startups and Fortune 500 companies - notably Ofoto (acquired by Kodak), Kodak, When.com (acquired by AOL), AOL, TasteBook, Inc., and CyberCash. In these positions, he negotiated and closed a range of significant strategic partnerships with technology, media, consumer electronics, online and mobile companies throughout the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Mr. Geary joins Coupons.com from Endeavor, where he was senior vice president for the leading global non-profit supporting entrepreneurship in emerging markets, with operations in 13 countries across Latin America, the Middle East and Turkey. He began his career as a management consultant at the San Francisco Consulting Group. He holds a B.A. in English from Stanford University.
Michele Murgel – Vice President of Human Resources
Michele Murgel is vice president of human resources and oversees all of Coupons.com’s human resources functions, including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, training and performance management, workforce planning, organizational development and facilities. Ms. Murgel joined the company in 2012 and brings 25 years of human resources experience, including more than a decade at the executive level. She most recently was executive HR consultant for Zappos.com Inc., focused on employee engagement, leadership development and strategic planning. Prior to her tenure at Zappos.com, Ms. Murgel was at Threewave Software Inc., where she led the human resources function for the fast-growing game development studio. Before that, she was the head of human resources at Macromedia, Inc., overseeing an HR Team of 30, as the company grew from 350 people to well over 1,500 people. She previously led the HR department for Alias Research. In 2010, Ms. Murgel combined her two passions of business and fitness to co-found a Barre-based fitness business in Vancouver. She studied at the University of Toronto and graduated from Humber College of the Applied Arts and Technology.
Bruce Sattley – Vice President of Product Management
Bruce Sattley is the vice president of product management at Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the company’s product management functions, including product strategy, product research and definition, user experience testing and launch planning. Mr. Sattley joined the company in 2010 and brings 20 years of experience in product management, engineering and marketing. Mr. Sattley spent six years at Yahoo!, where he most recently was vice president of product management. In this role, he managed multiple groups to drive development for analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing products for the Strategic Data Solutions and Advertising Products teams. Mr. Sattley left Yahoo! in 2009 to join Healthiest You, where he was vice president of product management and on the founding team for this provider of unique, brain-based online programs. Before joining Yahoo!, he was vice president of marketing at infoUSA, a leading online direct marketing company. Before that, he held a range of product marketing and engineering positions at YesMail, Netcentives, Inc., Post Communications, Lotus Development Corp., Ernst & Young LLP, and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He holds a B.S. in General Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.
Stephen Simpson – Vice President of Production Operations
Stephen (Steve) F. Simpson brings more than 30 years of engineering experience to Coupons.com. As vice president of production operations, he is responsible for the company’s site reliability engineering (SRE) function, including global data centers, disaster recovery, enterprise systems SOX and PCI compliance, security, platform hardware infrastructure life cycle, and capacity planning. Mr. Simpson joins Coupons.com from Groupon, Inc., where he was the lead SRE architect for global platform engineering. Prior to that, he held senior SRE positions at ACS Inc. and EA and also offered private consulting services in the area of green computing and data centers. Before that, Mr. Simpson was a senior director of search engineering at Yahoo! Inc., where he was responsible for end-to-end production environment, which produced almost two-thirds of the company’s total revenue. When he joined Yahoo!, he brought over 20 years of direct relevant experience building and running massively high scale infrastructure and held a variety of positions at companies, including Inktomi Corporation, First Consulting Group, SEI Investments, and ICI Americas. Mr. Simpson holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Temple University and a M.S. in Business and Organizational Dynamics from University of Pennsylvania.
Shachar Torem – Vice President of Sales
Shachar (Shock) Torem is vice president of sales for Coupons.com Incorporated and oversees the company’s client marketing and sales functions, including the Manufacturer, Retail, and Media teams. Mr. Torem joined the company in 2010 and brings nearly 20 years of experience in business development and brand marketing in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) and promotions industries. Before joining Coupons.com, Mr. Torem was most recently executive director of business development at Catalina Marketing Corporation, where he worked on the Procter & Gamble account for more than seven years. Prior to entering the promotion services sector of the industry, he worked for over a decade in various brand and business development capacities for leading edge CPG companies, such as General Mills and Minute Maid. Mr. Torem holds a B.S. in Marketing from Miami University and a M.B.A. from Western Michigan University.
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