About Us

Since 2002, Permission Data has been a leader in digital customer acquisition. Leveraging cutting edge technology, deep domain expertise and a commitment to long term client satisfaction. The company’s AdQuire solution has become the Acquisition Marketing Platform (AMP) of choice for over 1,000 of the world’s leading brands. Whether the goal is adding customers to an existing email program, driving digital coupon prints, or generating leads, AdQuire AMP offers advertisers a multi-channel performance-based solution for targeting, acquiring, and engaging customers. Participating publishers can provide their readers relevant and engaging offers and promotions from leading national brands, while effortlessly monetizing content. Permission Data is privately held and headquartered in New York City.

Mission

Permission Data’s mission is to serve its customers and partners as the industry’s leading provider of digital customer acquisition solutions. The company pledges to maintain its ethical business standards, leading edge technology and deep domain expertise that create long-term client satisfaction.

Leadership Team

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    Eric O’Neill

    CEO AND CO-FOUNDER

    With over 17 years of digital media experience, including 15 years specifically in customer acquisition, Eric shapes the direction and vision for Permission Data. He is responsible for all revenue, marketing and strategic initiatives. Prior to starting Permission Data, Eric held sales management roles at start-up Music Vision, Net2phone (now Ignition One) and Mail.com (NASD: ESIC). It was in these previous roles that Eric gained invaluable experience in customer service, management, leadership, sales, risk assessment and hard work, which has led to the success of Permission Data.

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    Doug O’Neill

    COO AND CO-FOUNDER

    As Permission Data’s Chief Operating Officer, Doug is responsible for managing the company’s technical vision and day-to-day operations, including product development and team growth. Doug is also responsible for managing the Business Development Team, partnering with publishers using AdQuire Agent, Permission Data’s syndicated post registration monetization service.

    Prior to co-founding Permission Data, Doug was the Vice President of Product Management and Sales at PhoneFree.com / Gemini Voice Solutions, a voice-over-IP application solutions provider. He started his professional career as a software developer, eventually moving into sales and business development for a series of start-ups that were rolled up into nCube, a streaming-video solutions provider for the cable television industry.

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    Stephanie Wyand

    GENERAL MANAGER

    Stephanie has been with Permission Data since 2005, where she oversees all aspects of online marketing strategy and initiatives in order to optimize online growth and distribution. With experience in both email marketing and customer acquisition, Stephanie currently spearheads all online media planning. She also launched, and now manages, Permission Data’s AdQuire Select and AdQuire Convert products. Her drive, assertiveness and willingness to take on new projects make her a major asset to the team. Stephanie graduated from Manhattan College and majored in marketing.

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    Mike McEvoy

    SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

    Mike oversees operations and client account management. Since joining Permission Data in 2008 he has helped facilitate campaign set up and data integration with thousands of clients utilizing hundreds of different API’s. He has been influential in the progress of the company by managing and implementing technology tools, as well as maintaining excellence in campaign set up and management.

    Prior to joining Permission Data, Mike worked as a Systems and Operations analyst in the finance industry, in which his primary focus was operational workflow improvement and data migration during mergers and acquisitions. Data and systems integration has been the focus of Mike’s career for over 15 years.