Jerry Gramaglia General Information
Mr. Jerry Gramaglia serves as Non-Executive Chairman at Acxiom. He also is an Angel Investor. His experience as President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of a public company, his service on the boards of other public companies, and his marketing, financial, technology and management expertise qualify him to serve on our Board. Through his experience, he brings an extensive, multi-disciplined perspective to the Board. As an advisor to early-stage companies, Mr. Gramaglia's knowledge of cutting-edge technological developments is particularly valuable as new and emerging technologies are important factors that contribute to the success of the Company. His previous executive and board experience provide him with key skills in working with the other directors, understanding board processes and functions, responding to the financial, strategic and operational challenges and opportunities of our business, and overseeing management, all of which qualify him to chair the Board.Mr. Gramaglia, the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, is a private investor and advisor to technology start-ups, previously served as partner for Arrowpath Venture Partners, and as president and chief operating officer of E*TRADE Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ETFC). He served in 2011 for a four-month period as Acxiom's interim chief executive officer and president while a search was conducted for a new CEO. Mr. Gramaglia began his career at Procter & Gamble and later held senior marketing and general management positions at Nestle, PepsiCo, Imasco and Sprint. He currently serves on the board of WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE), a leading provider of tax-advantaged employee benefits, and is a former director of Coldwater Creek, a national retailer of women's apparel. He holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Denison University.