Co-Founder and Executive Chairman @ InvestingChannel
Bob Verrico is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of InvestingChannel.
As Executive Chairman, he is strategically involved in all aspects of the business.
InvestingChannel has over 25 million visitors a month across an expanding network of over 150 premium sites covering the financial spectrum including general investing, education and financial news, ETFs, Options, Forex, Trading, and connects with Financial Advisors, Insurance Professionals, High Net Worth Individuals, active investors and more. InvestingChannel’s ExactMatch Program precisely identifies the nation’s Financial Professionals and allows our advertising partners to capture this very coveted audience with precision and scale. Charles Schwab, E*Trade, Vanguard, TDAmeritrade and Fidelity are just some of the quality brands marketing across the InvestingChannel Publisher Group and data platforms.
Prior to InvestingChannel, Bob founded Giant Step Strategies (GSS), a revenue development business focused in the financial media space. GSS was the early foundation of InvestingChannel.
Prior to GSS and InvestingChannel, Bob led TheStreet.com’s four revenue divisions including Advertising Sales, Product Sales/Marketing, Business Development and Product Development.
Prior to TheStreet, Bob joined the founding team at Beliefnet and built and managed the company’s ad revenue business. In the late 90’s, Bob headed up iVillage’s revenue initiatives including the Advertising and Business Development team of 80 employees responsible for growing revenue to over $75 million in annualized sales. Both businesses realized very successful exits to Fox and NBCI respectively.
Bob started his career in the electronic and online world when co-launched and managed the successful Wizcom division of Avis which leveraged Avis’ customer database in an early application of electronic database marketing. He then moved on and lead Reed Elsevier’s Electronic Publishing initiatives in the travel division creating cutting edge electronic and online initiatives.
Bob is an active speaker and presenter at key industry events, private equity investor, board member and advisor in various companies including Everyday Health, EpikOne, EatingWell Media Group, Beliefnet, Ursa Major Skincare, LifePosts, Dance Biopharm and many others.