Ray Estevez’ journey to the C-Suite consists of successful enterprise and start-up experiences at JP Morgan, Time Warner / Time Inc., (24/7 Media – ConsumerNet), ORB Inc., V12 Group, V12 Data, True Influence, and Anteriad.

Ray is currently the Chief Information Officer of Anteriad, and was the CIO / CDO at True Influence before it was acquired in November of 2021. Before that he was the co-founder and Chief Information Officer of V12 Group.  He helped grow and develop the company until it was acquired by Datamentors in November of 2016 (press release) . The combined company was rebranded V12 Data, where he remained as CIO and managed the integration of people, systems and processes. Estevez has 30 plus years of leadership experience in the fields of data management, information technology, and digital marketing. Prior to co-founding V12 Group, he was the Chief Technology Officer at ORB Inc. https://www.linkedin.com/company/orbdigital/about/ where he re-engineered ORBit the company’s ad server technology. This included increasing the ad impression capacity by 110%.

In 1999 he was the Chief Technology Officer of ConsumerNet and was instrumental in the development of their Email database technology and growth. This led to the company being acquired by 24/7 Media Inc. for $52 million dollars (http://tinyurl.com/qylqopj). After executing a smooth integration of technologies and personnel, he went on to lead the technology and operations of the E-Mail division of 24/7 Media, and was appointed an executive member of the mergers & acquisitions team. The M&A team went on to acquire several companies including Sift, Exactis, and iPromotions.

Ray serves as the Chair on the Regional Advisory Board of America On Tech and is a board advisor to NextVision Sales Institute. He is a member of Forbes CIO Network, and International Association of Privacy Professionals (iapp). Always an advocate for his team, he encourages continuous education, open communication and work-life balance. He enjoys mentoring numerous college students and prior colleagues that are now CEOs of their own companies.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from The City College of New York and has done some post graduate work at Pace University.