NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Personal BlackBox™ (PBB), a digital marketing solutions company, announced today that experienced venture capitalist Jeanne M. Sullivan has joined the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately.
Personal BlackBox (PBB) has developed a revolutionary enterprise platform that fundamentally improves the digital relationship between brands and their customers by putting data ownership in their customers’ hands. Ms. Sullivan is co-founder of StarVest Partners, a venture capital firm based in New York City with over $400 million under management invested in technology enabled, business-to-business companies. StarVest Partners investment portfolio includes several best-of-breed SaaS/Cloud based companies, among them—data aggregation company IRON Solutions (sold to Trimble), SEO solutions platform iCrossing (sold to Hearst), Transactis, an innovative payment solutions company and Retail-Net, an in-store data analytics platform. Prior to founding StarVest in 1999, Ms. Sullivan worked at AT&T and Bell Labs, serving in a variety of product and industry marketing roles.
Ms. Sullivan is a frequent speaker on the topic of fundraising techniques for early stage companies and has extensive experience creating go-to-market plans for early and expansion stage companies. In addition, Ms. Sullivan serves on the board of the New York Venture Capital Association and on the Astia Global Board of Trustees, an organization that funds women entrepreneurs. Recognized for her passionate support of STEM studies, Ms. Sullivan was honored by the New York Hall of Science and also serves on their Board of Trustees.
“Jeanne Sullivan is a valuable addition to the PBB board, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge working with growth stage companies,” said Geoff Stanley, Chairman of the PBB Board of Directors. “We look forward to Jeanne’s leadership and vision on our Board of Directors and connecting us with future partners.”
"The Personal BlackBox platform gives companies and brands the opportunity to reinvent the way they interact with consumers and their data. PBB has created a solution that supports customers, enabling them to Mirror, Manage and Monetize their data with brands of their choosing, creating a mutually beneficial relationship," says Sullivan.
About Personal BlackBox
Personal BlackBox (PBB) is a digital marketing solutions company that provides platforms and services to build transparent, productive and private data relationships between companies and people. Companies are freed of the liability and risks associated with consumer data because the PBB Trust puts ownership and control of personal data in the hands of people. PBB has built an enterprise scale platform that allows companies to build apps and campaigns that connect to consumer data for analysis through a series of APIs - without ever allowing the customer’s data out of the system. PBB, which is a Public Benefit Corporation, operates in tandem with the PBB Trust, an entity designed to safeguard personal data with personal data independence standards, security and protocols. For more information or to join PBB, go to www.pbb.me.