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CommutePays

Shopkick for Commuters. The Everyday, Everyone Mileage Program.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 14
  • Website commutepays.com

Company Summary

CommutePays delivers a fully functional mobile product designed at engaging Commuters as Consumers. Our patent pending, rewards system utilizes data from a number of sources to provide highly targeted, situational and direct marketing opportunities for brands and agencies. Whether traveling to work, running an errand or simply meeting for coffee, most of us commute every day. Start redeeming your miles and enjoy the Perks of your daily journeys.

Team

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    Shahir Ahmed
    Founder and CEO

    Idea Generator, Sales Expert, CommutePays Architect and Executer

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    David Wood
    Advisor

    David brings over 25 years of experience and networking from Silicon Valley to the CommutePays team and is instrumental in developing and growing strategic relationships having previously been Founder / VP Marketing for Da Carta Software and raising over $50M in venture funding while closing major mapping platform accounts including Yahoo, Google, Telnav and Networks in Motion. David also helped build the platform Inrix uses for traffic data.

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    Ananth Rani
    Advisor / Possible Exec Candidate

    Previous Co-Founder of Xora, the market leader in location-based, mobile workforce management with over 15,000 customers. He was rresponsible for Product strategy, Product management, Product marketing, and Business Development. While there he raised $11M along with CEO, led company to profitability, acquired largest competitor (Gearworks) in August 2009.

    Ananth currently brings to CommutePays the opportunity for a larger role upon funding

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    Tom Weigman
    Advisor

    Previous EVP Aircell and President Sprint / Consumer Services Group
    C-Suite Level consultant/business executive with proven success helping businesses build and restore growth in both communications services and consumer packaged goods markets. Strategic thought leader with strong marketing, team building, and problem solving skills. Adept at aligning and integrating marketing solutions with critical business operations.

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    Mark Peden
    Advisor

    Partner/Member at Keiretsu Forum
    Partner at Social Venture Partners
    Senior Consultant at Broadband ERA, LLC
    Principal at Angel Oregon, LLC
    Member, Board of Directors at GMD

    Accomplished sales & biz development executive with a 14+ year record of significant achievements and demonstrated success in the communications industry. Skilled at driving sales strategy, execution & team performance. Tenacious in creating new business.

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    Theron McCollough
    CDO

    Startup seed to launch, Co-Founder, high-tech sales and deliverables, user experience and have strong leadership skills. I am a strong speaker, manage teams and develop social engagement methodologies. Following and recognizing future trends, create educational videos.

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    Roger Entner
    Advisor

    Roger Entner is the founder of Recon Analytics responsible for all aspects of Recon Analytics’ research, consulting and operations.

    Roger was the Senior Vice President, Head of Research and Insights for the Telecom Practice of The Nielsen Company from the beginning of 2009 to the end of 2010. Roger was responsible for advancing the research and thought leadership position of The Nielsen Company in the world of telecommunications.

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    Dan Dahlen
    CMO

    Brand and advertising professional with significant experience. Instrumental in famous campaigns, 'Where's the Beef?' for Wendy's and the 'Jared' campaign for Subway. These campaigns changed the course of both brands forever. Sales and brand equity rose, brands and shareholders experienced impressive financial performance. Career has resulted in ability to accumulate highly leveragable marketing communications and business development contacts.

Advisors

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    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Mark Christiansen & Associates LLC
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Shahir Ahmed
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    Usman Ahmed
    Unconfirmed
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    Towfique Habib
    Unconfirmed