Sean O'Driscoll, Chief Strategy and Insights Officer of Cision
Sean O’Driscoll leads Corporate Strategy, Corporate Development, Business Development, Customer Success, Managed Services and Insights for Cision. O'Driscoll joined Cision from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where he was a key Partner with global leadership responsibilities for Digital Transformation, Social and Community Technologies practices. He also ran his own Agency, Ant's Eye View, and has held several senior leadership positions at Microsoft including General Manager of their MVP Program and Community Support organization. O’Driscoll holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Marketing and a Bachelor’s in Philosophy from Pacific University.
Greg Dietz, EVP and CTO
Dietz is Bulletin Intelligence’s first CTO, joining the company in 2004. Although the company is fundamentally built around expert analysis, those efforts are made dramatically more efficient via complex in-house software systems including our analysts’ tool named Blackwing. Prior to joining Bulletin Intelligence, Dietz was a Senior Principal/Senior Technical Architect with American Management Systems (AMS), where he specialized in creating large-scale, fully custom software solutions for Fortune 500 companies. He holds a BS in computer science from the University of Michigan.
Mark Gabor, EVP for Strategic Analysis
Gabor joined the company in 1995 and has run all editorial operations since. Prior to joining Bulletin News, Gabor was a career federal employee during the administrations of Presidents Reagan, Bush and Clinton, holding policy positions in the offices of the Attorney General, Secretary of Energy, Secretary of Education, and State Department. Gabor, a past Finalist for the Arthur S. Fleming Award for Top Federal Employee of the Year, holds a Masters in Foreign Relations from Georgetown University and a BA in political science from Northwestern University.
Erik McGunnigle, EVP for Business Operations
McGunnigle joined Bulletin Intelligence in 2001 and has overseen accounting, legal, business development, account management, HR and similar business functions. Prior to joining the company, he ran marketing and circulation at Congressional Quarterly and was a marketing manager at United Communications Group (UCG). McGunnigle’s prior career was in college administration. He earned an MBA while employed at American University and holds a BA in Psychology from Brandeis University.
Michael Laxineta, Group President,
John Shomaker, SVP for Data Services
Shomaker joined Bulletin Intelligence in 2016, leading the company’s expansion into data and analytic services. Prior to joining Bulletin Intelligence, he was CEO of AdJuggler, a data-driven digital advertising and pricing platform for publishers and was Executive Vice President for MarketBridge, a leading go-to-market services firm, where he led the strategy and analytic practices for Fortune 500 clients. He earned his MBA and BS in finance from Washington University in St. Louis.
Ben Fritz, SVP for Corporate Development
Fritz joined the company in 2014 and has responsibility for growing and diversifying the company’s partnerships with third party providers of business intelligence data and analytics. Fritz joins the company with over a decade of experience working with rapidly growing companies in various operational, advisory and investing roles. Most recently, he was a Principal with the private equity firm Global Environment Fund, where he focused on providing growth capital to companies in the technology and industrial sectors. Fritz holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.
Francesc Franch, VP for Strategic Analysis
Franch joined the company in 1999 and oversees the team of analysts during their overnight production. During his tenure, the operation has grown from a handful of analysts into a large team with four layers of management through which analysts advance their careers. Franch holds a PhD and MA in political science from Catholic University and a BA in political science from Winthrop University.
Jennifer Gelosa, VP for Custom Solutions
Gelosa joined Bulletin Intelligence in 2009 to manage its steadily expanding sales team, resulting in an immediate surge in corporate clients. Prior to joining the company, Gelosa was VP of Sales at Serverside Graphics, a leading provider of software solutions for financial institutions, VP of Sales at PR Newswire, where she managed 155 staff members and approximately $70 million in annual revenues, and Account Manager for DataMonitor. She holds a BS in international management from the State University of New York.
Chuck Green, VP for Product Development
Green’s entire career has been with Bulletin Intelligence, which he joined in 2004 as an analyst. He rose through the ranks as the company grew, serving as the lead analyst for some of our largest clients before being promoted into management. Since 2011, Green has led BI’s editorial product-development operation, growing the effort from a one-man shop to a team of 10+ analysts, all of whom focus on designing customized services for prospective clients. He holds a BA in Political Science from Stony Brook University.