Mr. Dave Balter was the Founder at dunnhumby Ventures. He was a Co-Founder and served as the Chairman at Mylestone. He also serves as Venture Partner at Boston Seed Capital. He also co-founded Smarterer and BzzAgent and served as Chief Executive Officer at both companies. Prior to launching BzzAgent in 2001, Dave ran and sold two promotions agencies. Dave also Co-Founded the Word of Mouth Marketing Association in 2004 (WOMMA) and has authored two books on the subject of Word of Mouth and Social Media, Grapevine and The Word of Mouth Manual: Volume II. In 2007, Harvard Business School dubbed Dave one of Boston's "Hottest Technology CEOs." Dave was named to the "40 under 40" list by The Boston Business Journal and Advertising Specialty Institute, and in 2008, Dave was recognized as a Future Legend by the AdClub. Dave sits on the advisory boards of the Wharton Future of Advertising Project, Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, and the Boston Boys & Girls Club Marketing and Communications Committee. He also holds a BA in Psychology from Skidmore College. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board at Boch Center.