Ray-Estevez-CDO

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

Ray Estevez is currently the Chief Information Officer and former CDO at True Influence. Previously 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. Estevez has 30 plus years of leadership experience in the fields of data management, information technology, and digital marketing.

As the CTO of ConsumerNet he was instrumental in the development of their Email database technology and revenue 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 24/7 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 is a member of Forbes CIO Network, TECHLATINO, and serves on the Board of Advisors of Rebel Visions Corporation and NextVision Sales Institute. Ever an advocate for his team, he encourages 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.