About

Reveal Your True Value

An unrivaled combination of expertise, technology and service.

We’re corporate and investor digital communications experts, influencing the conversations that matter most. We reveal your true value to the digital world.

Designed for the Digital Age 6 global offices 500+ Digital Professionals Over 15 years of influencing conversations Over 2000 of the world's brands depend on us

A Unique Mix of Backgrounds Under One Roof

Innovation and transformation start with people.

We are a passionate, energetic and dedicated group. This allows us to create and deliver exceptional work that our clients, partners and people are most proud of. We are strategists, UX professionals, technologists, developers and project managers, to name just a few, who work together and challenge each other to advance the very best work for our clients.

PEOPLE
LEADERSHIP
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AREND KOOIJ

Senior Strategist

AREND KOOIJ

Senior Strategist

Arend delivers strategic consultation and recommendations driven by stakeholder interviews, peer research and industry best practices. Arend’s background is rich in digital production and he brings a unique blend of business and web savvy to the table of each project.

FUN FACT: Celebrity icon and talk show host Jimmy Fallon follows Arend on Twitter

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ANNE APUZZO

Digital Communications Manager

ANNE APUZZO

Digital Communications Manager

Anne is responsible for making content updates, planning for quarterly earnings and live events and facilitating day-to-day communication between domestic and international project teams.

FUN FACT: Anne completed ball girl tryouts for the U.S. Open

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BARBARA BOYLAN WEN

Project Manager

BARBARA BOYLAN WEN

Project Manager

Barbara acts as liaison between clients and the Investis team to ensure the timely delivery of projects. She provides project updates, mitigates risk and coordinates with the teams necessary to move the project forward successfully.

FUN FACT: Barb plays all forms of strategy and word games

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DAMIEN DE BRUIJN

Director, Account Management

DAMIEN DE BRUIJN

Director, Account Management

Damien is responsible for managing strategic client relationships at Investis. He helps clients achieve their digital ambitions by guiding and supporting them at critical points in the evolution of their digital estate.

FUN FACT: Damien starred in several short commercial videos

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BRAD SPIEGEL

Client Director

BRAD SPIEGEL

Client Director

Brad has over a decade of financial services experience on both the buy-side and sell-side. His role is helping clients understand and capitalize on investor engagement with the continuous evolution of the digital landscape.

FUN FACT: Brad is currently writing a children’s story

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DARIA KALYTA

Senior Designer

DARIA KALYTA

Senior Designer

Daria is a creative professional with over 12 years’ experience in integrated environments. She brings a passion for design in everything she does, and has an eye for innovation and pixel perfection. Daria’s worked with the gamut of clients (UN, Clinique, Evian, Kellogg’s, etc.) and helped small brands grow.

FUN FACT: Daria is addicted to extreme sports. She is a snowboarder and a surfer

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EVAN IEZZI

IT Engineer

EVAN IEZZI

IT Engineer

Evan oversees U.S. technology operations. Key responsibilities include analyzing current infrastructure, adapting new technologies and planning updates, maintenance and security to create the most efficient work environment.

FUN FACT: Evan is an avid car enthusiast and has raced on 5 racetracks

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HALEMA WALI

Project Manager

HALEMA WALI

Project Manager

Halema acts as liaison between clients and the Investis teams to ensure the timely delivery of projects. She coordinates with the necessary teams to successfully move projects along and provides project updates and risk mitigation.

FUN FACT: Halema is a skeeball competitor and champion

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LAUREN LINSCHEID

Digital Communications Manager

LAUREN LINSCHEID

Digital Communications Manager

Lauren is responsible for managing our clients’ digital estates, including their structure and functionality. She works closely with them on content management, site updates and the scheduling of time sensitive content.

FUN FACT: Lauren loves to cook – she has over 35 cookbooks

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MISSY KAYKO

Senior Designer

MISSY KAYKO

Senior Designer

Missy has a never-ending desire to learn and spends a lot of time thinking about design, user experience, technology and the internet. She works closely with clients and internal team members to ensure their goals are being met. Missy’s clients include: Disney, The Estée Lauder Companies, Brookfield and Newsweek.

FUN FACT: Missy is a competitive shuffleboard player

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VEERA KAUSTE

Director of Project Management

VEERA KAUSTE

Director of Project Management

With over 20 years of digital Project Management experience, Veera’s sweet spot is setting up the right foundation and roadmap for guaranteed success – scopes, schedules, resources and project plans all perfectly aligned. Veera monitors and forecasts as projects proceed, with everyone knowing what to expect at all times.

FUN FACT: Veera is a scuba diver and an underwater videographer

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MATTHEW WHITE

Digital Communications Manager

MATTHEW WHITE

Digital Communications Manager

Matt doubles up his duties as Digital Communications Manager by serving as Commissioner of the Investis Fantasy Football league. A native of Philadelphia, he loves cheesesteaks and all the local teams. When not working, he is often traveling, creating artwork or lighting up the basketball court.

FUN FACT: Matt has bungee jumped on two different Continents

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MEAGAN MOSIE

Digital Communications Manager

MEAGAN MOSIE

Digital Communications Manager

Meag is responsible for handling all day-to-day service updates including major events like earnings, acquisitions and mergers. She is the client’s point of contact and CMS guru for all post go-live website changes.

FUN FACT: Meag is training for her first full marathon taking place in November 2016

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ROSE CONVERY

Designer

ROSE CONVERY

Designer

Rose is a classically trained designer with high-level experience maintaining brand and evolving design. She collaborates with team members, internal stakeholders, clients and vendors. She considers herself a work in progress personally and professionally – always striving to be better.

FUN FACT: Rose is the youngest of 12 children

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MONICA LOVO

Human Resources Manager

MONICA LOVO

Human Resources Manager

Monica serves as Human Resources Manager and is responsible for coordinating with the corporate finance team to facilitate the Investis U.S. banking relationship. She is also responsible for managing and maintaining all facilities and supplier activities at Investis U.S.

FUN FACT: Monica is a Foodie

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MATT EIDSCHUN

Senior Project Manager

MATT EIDSCHUN

Senior Project Manager

Matt is responsible for managing the client and production relationships on a day-to-day basis. He is involved throughout the project life cycle, providing status, mitigating risk and ensuring delivery of agreed upon scope.

FUN FACT: He successfully launched 12 websites in one week; 10 on a Sunday.

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PETER FAZIO

Director of Contracts

PETER FAZIO

Director of Contracts

Peter Fazio serves as Director of Contracts for Investis U.S. Peter joined Investis after working extensively in the high technology industry. He oversees all U.S. contracts and works closely with the Business Development and the Marketing Communication teams. Peter earned both a J.D and a M.B.A from Boston College.

FUN FACT: Peter has traveled a great deal, having been to 20 countries

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NATALIE CONTRERAS

Channel Partnerships

NATALIE CONTRERAS

Channel Partnerships

Natalie manages the Demand Generation team and Channel Partnerships for Investis. Her responsibilities include lead generation, channel partner management, marketing and the management of our internal client directors. She works in close collaboration with the sales, creative and marketing departments, and supports our relationships with NYSE and IPREO. Natalie is the first point of contact and coordinator of IPO’s.

FUN FACT: Natalie spent the first three years of her life living in Zimbabwe, Africa

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RICARDO ESTRADA

Marketing Coordinator

RICARDO ESTRADA

Marketing Coordinator

Ricardo is responsible for marketing operations supporting sales, project management and client services. His responsibilities run the gamut, from communicating Investis news to clients to promoting the brand through events, social media, public relations and digital marketing.

FUN FACT: Ricardo played the alto saxophone for 10 years

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NORA MONGARDI

Senior Digital Project Manager

NORA MONGARDI

Senior Digital Project Manager

Nora steers client projects from initiation through launch, interfacing with the strategy, design and development teams to deliver projects that are on-time and on-budget. She keeps the client team apprised via solid project planning and regular status updates.

FUN FACT: Nora drank from the Stanley Cup when the NY Rangers won it in 1994

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RICHARD FRIED

Client Director

RICHARD FRIED

Client Director

Richard has over a decade of client service and trading experience. He is responsible for partnering with the investor relations teams to offer advice and help them better communicate with their digital audiences.

FUN FACT: Survived a parasailing accident in St. Maarten

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HOLLY HILL

Client Director, Global Consumer Brands

HOLLY HILL

Client Director, Global Consumer Brands

As the Client Director, Holly is responsible for growing relationships with the corporate communications teams at Fortune 500 companies as well as developing deeper relations with existing clients.

FUN FACT: Holly created and owned a frozen cookie dough company

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DAVID WEEKS

Client Director

DAVID WEEKS

Client Director

David is responsible for managing client relationship on a day-to-day basis. He is involved throughout the project lifecycle, helping clients understand and capitalize on the continuous evolution of their digital landscape.

FUN FACT: David once performed at Carnegie Hall

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NAVEENA HAFIZ

Digital Communications Manager

NAVEENA HAFIZ

Digital Communications Manager

As a Digital Communications Manager, Naveena is highly innovative and ambitious. She has 6+ years of experience working in various client facing roles.

FUN FACT: Naveena loves to shop till she drops. She also loves to travel to new places and explore them.

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JEREMY GONSALVES

Digital Communications Manager

JEREMY GONSALVES

Digital Communications Manager

Jeremy is a knowledge freak who loves getting more and more information irrespective of the topic – he hates not knowing something. Always expect some insight from Jeremy.

FUN FACT: Jeremy is crazy for shoes and has over 30 pairs he wears regularly

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DON SCALES

Chief Executive Officer, Investis Inc.

DON SCALES

Chief Executive Officer, Investis Inc.

With more than 30 years of digital experience, Don leads our North American operations, headquartered in NYC. Prior to joining Investis, Don led global operations at interactive agencies iCrossing and Agency.com. In 2010, he was named by OMMA Magazine as one of its "Online All Stars" in the Media category. BtoB Magazine also named him one of the top 25 "Who’s Who" newsmakers for 2000-2005, and a "Who’s Who in Search" in 2009.

Don sits on the board of The Beacon Group, a leader in growth strategy consulting for Fortune 500. He was also a member of the Board of Directors for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas. He has dual undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering and Mathematical Physics, and a master of science in chemical engineering from Rice University. He also has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Outside of work, Don enjoys keeping up with his favorite sports teams with a glass of wine.

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HELEN JAMES

Chief Executive Officer, Investis LTD

HELEN JAMES

Chief Executive Officer, Investis LTD

As CEO, Helen is dedicated to ensuring that Investis has the perfect combination of people, technology, innovation and creativity – to not just meet, but exceed clients’ expectations.

Based in London, Helen spends a great deal of time across the multiple Investis offices, regularly travelling to India, the U.S. and Europe to reinforce our truly global culture. Despite a hectic schedule and the responsibility of driving company strategy and growth, Helen also continues to be directly involved with many of our clients on a daily basis from Rolls-Royce to Prudential.

Managing Director of Investis since 2000, Helen became CEO in October 2012. Prior to joining Investis, Helen was head of pan-European equity sales at Paribas, so she brought with her ten years of city experience and first-hand insight into the demands placed on PLCs.

She is passionate about the digitization of the economy, especially the exponential uptake of social media, mobile and video for corporate communications. She incorporates this passion into her daily work, ensuring that Investis remains at the forefront of the industry.

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MARLIN JACKSON

Chief Client Officer

MARLIN JACKSON

Chief Client Officer

As Chief Client Officer, Marlin leads our U.S. client services, strategy and business development teams. Marlin’s teams are responsible for consulting and collaborating with both current and prospective clients to ensure they achieve their goals.

Marlin has over 20 years of consulting, professional services and business development experience with companies like Arthur Andersen, Concentra Healthcare Systems, Agency.com and iCrossing, Inc. Throughout his career, Marlin has primarily serviced Fortune 500 companies and successfully partnered with client teams to help them face the challenges of an increasingly competitive and complex business environment.

Marlin served several roles during his tenure at iCrossing including SVP, Business Development, responsible for revenue while leading the agency's business development team, and EVP, Global Development, responsible for overseeing iCrossing’s client growth and expansion in international markets. Before joining iCrossing, Marlin was VP, Business Development at Agency.com, responsible for net new revenue growth.

Marlin has a BBA in accounting from Baylor University. Outside of work, he enjoys cooking and competitive sports.

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JON PHILLIPS

U.S. Consulting Director

JON PHILLIPS

U.S. Consulting Director

Jon leads the Consulting and Strategy team in the U.S. He and his team work closely with clients to define objectives, profile their audiences, map their digital marketplace and shape the right solution for success.

Jon has over 15 years’ experience working with major international brands and companies, helping them thrive in the digital world. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge on how to maximize the potential of digital to help clients achieve critical communications objectives.

Originally from the U.K., Jon joined Investis in 2014 following a career with leading brand, corporate communications and corporate reporting companies. He started his digital career at BBC Worldwide, working with some of the U.K.’s most cherished media brands.

Jon has an undergraduate honors degree in Business and is a U.K. Chartered Institute of Marketing qualified professional.

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IAN KOENIG

U.S. Managing Director, New Business and Account Management

IAN KOENIG

U.S. Managing Director, New Business and Account Management

Ian Koenig serves as head of North American business development at Investis and is responsible for building and leading the sales organization. Prior to joining Investis in 2013, Ian spent 10 years on Wall Street, first as a trader and then in research sales.

Ian received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Philosophy from Columbia University. When not attached to his sales headset, he spends his days at the beach with his wife Lisa, and three daughters Ava, Lily and Mia.

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JENNIFER KAMINSKI

Executive Creative Director

JENNIFER KAMINSKI

Executive Creative Director

Jennifer is an international award-winning Creative Director – an innovator who started her career in luxury brands 18+ years ago. She is responsible for brand strategies and growing the company’s creative capacity in North America.

Jennifer has revitalized, repositioned, launched products, services and experiences across all media for world-class brands including Almay, Burberry, GE Healthcare, Jaguar, J&J, Le Meridien, Mercedes and Pfizer. Prior to Investis, she was Creative Director at GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group), where she led the rebranding of the company. Earlier, she served as SVP, Group Creative Director at DraftFCB (FCB Global) where she built and led the Midwest Consumer Health & Wellness creative department. She began her career in advertising and corporate communications at Y&R and Burson-Marsteller.

Jennifer graduated summa cum laude with a BFA from Savannah College of Art & Design. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her partner and her 9-year-old identical twin daughters.

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MELISSA DAVIS

Head of Project Delivery, U.S.

MELISSA DAVIS

Head of Project Delivery, U.S.

As Head of Project Delivery for our North American operations, Melissa leads a talented team of project managers and designers headquartered in New York. She partners with and supports clients as their new corporate and investor relations websites, apps, tools and feeds are brought to life. Melissa is passionate about giving each and every client a personalized experience as they navigate the ever-changing digital landscape.

Melissa joined Investis in November 2014 and brings with her more than 10 years’ experience in investor relations, digital communications, client service and project management. Prior to joining Investis she specialized in investor relation websites and online newsroom webhosting – advising companies on digital best practices and regulatory requirements.

Melissa is a Graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and is currently pursuing an MBA at New York University. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, she now resides in the “Big Apple” and loves spending her free time exploring the city as well as practicing yoga.

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ASHISH PARASHARYA

Managing Director, Indian Operations

ASHISH PARASHARYA

Managing Director, Indian Operations

As managing director of Indian operations, Ashish is constantly working to improve the processes, cost efficiencies, quality and innovation we deliver to our clients. His excellent team-building skills are essential to the people he manages in India.

Ashish has led the rapid growth and transformation of our operations in India. Joining us as general manager in 2007 to run a small team of 12, today he heads up a team of over 260 people. Alongside strong operations management abilities, Ashish has a natural inclination towards strategic HR and is passionate about nurturing young IT talents. He’s a certified lead auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 management standards and drives these two accreditations across Investis.

Ashish moved into the IT field in 1999 after spending 4 years in the field of plant automation engineering. He holds a degree in instrumentation engineering and an Honours Diploma in software engineering from Apple.

When it comes to detail, Ashish is absolutely meticulous – but with one exception: he admits that his cupboards are never organized. He’s also a well-known photographer who’s had his photographs displayed at number of exhibitions.

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LUIGI IMPERATORE

Finance Controller

LUIGI IMPERATORE

Finance Controller

For the past decade, Luigi has worked with companies in the digital, media and technology space where he has honed his deep knowledge of finance and operations for both large corporations and start-ups.

Luigi started his career in the business consulting industry and evolved into finance and operations for media and technology companies. He has worked for large networks, independent firms, publishers and start-ups to help them with their financial and operational strategies.

Prior to joining Investis, Luigi served as CFO at Traction, Finance & Operations Lead for U.S. & EMEA at Tapjoy, and as Senior Director of Finance and Operations at the digital marketing company iCrossing.

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TAYLOR BILLINGS

Head of U.S. Client Services

TAYLOR BILLINGS

Head of U.S. Client Services

Based in New York, Taylor leads our ever expanding U.S. Client Services team. She is responsible for helping companies support organizational growth by providing client direction, building new relationships and maintaining existing client relationships, as well as ensuring that projects and client updates are implemented according to plan.

Taylor joined Investis in December 2014 and brings a level of determination and commitment to client service. She works with multiple departments – from account management to project and product management – to better anticipate client needs on multiple fronts.

Taylor graduated from Wake Forest University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Psychology. As a daughter of a college football coach, Taylor has lived all over the United States but her Midwestern roots run the deepest.

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DAVID GRIGSON

Chairman

DAVID GRIGSON

Chairman

David is an experienced director bringing with him over 26 years of experience serving on public company boards. These include Ocado, Standard Life, Reuters, Trinity Mirror, Emap, Creston and Carphone Warehouse – some of Investis’s biggest UK clients. David spent most of his working life as a finance director in various media companies in both the UK and USA and played a key role in communicating to and interacting with institutional and other investors.

David also sat on the National Development Board of the NSPCC and has chaired a fundraising board of executives that raised over £2 million for Childline. Today David devotes much of his time helping children from remote parts of Nepal get access to a decent education. He sits on the board of The Dolma Development Fund which raised over $40 million to invest in rural impact projects that will provide basic human amenities to communities living in extreme poverty.

When not working, David spends as much of his time as possible tending to his small tea and cinnamon plantation in southern Sri Lanka, the land of his birth. David lives in London with his partner Ros.

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SEAN WHELAN

Managing Partner, ECI Partners

SEAN WHELAN

Managing Partner, ECI Partners

Sean Whelan is a member of the Investment Committee and has overall responsibility for ECI’s investor relations, exit strategy across the portfolio and post-investment added value including the Commercial Team. Before joining ECI in 1998, he worked as a strategy consultant for Gemini Consulting and Bain & Company. His past and current investments include ClarityBlue, Bounty, Language Line, MM Group, WCI, Harmoni, CliniSys, XLN, Wireless Logic, Investis, Tusker and IT Lab. Sean graduated in economics from Cambridge University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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RICHARD CHAPMAN

Partner, ECI Partners

RICHARD CHAPMAN

Partner, ECI Partners

Richard is head of ECI’s Business Services team. Before joining ECI in 2001, Richard spent eight years at PwC, where he gained an ACA. His past investments include Citation and Tragus, and he is on the board of Investis. Richard has a degree in material science and metallurgy from Cambridge University.

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