Our Story

Prodege, LLC an internet and media company is comprised of four leading consumer engagement platforms: Swagbucks, MyPoints, ShopAtHome and InboxDollars, which deliver engaging content to more than 100 million members.

At Prodege, we "Create Rewarding Moments" for our consumers and partners alike. We help brands boost engagement with consumers. We make it easy to gather insights, listen to their audience, and gain further exposure to drive brand loyalty through a variety of channels including shopping, discovery, video, surveys, search and games.

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Our Leadership

We are a team of experts, business leaders, ground movers and risk takers. But most importantly, we are a team brought together by the desire to make consumer influence better.

Chuck Davis brings more than 20 years of e-commerce experience to his position as CEO & Chairman of Prodege, LLC, parent of rewards community Swagbucks and cash-back shopping sites MyPoints.com and ShopAtHome.com which has awarded over $550 million to its members. As prior CEO & Chairman of Fandango and CEO of Shopzilla.com, Davis successfully guided both brands to major market sales to Comcast Corporation and E.W. Scripps Co., respectively. Previously, Mr. Davis launched The Walt Disney Company's e-commerce efforts and had earlier publishing stints at News Corporation's TV Guide and Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated. Mr. Davis is a venture partner with TCV and additionally serves as a director at wireless company Boingo Wireless, Inc (NASDAQ: WIFI). Previously, Mr. Davis served as a trustee for Brown University's Corporation, was elected as the international chairman of The Young President's Organization (YPO), and served for many years as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Harvard Business School.

Chuck Davis

CEO & Chairman

A veteran, passionate entrepreneur, Josef Gorowitz is the President and Founder of Prodege, LLC, parent of rewards community Swagbucks and cash-back shopping sites MyPoints.com and ShopAtHome.com which has awarded over $500 million to its members. In addition to business solutions, ProdegeMR (market research), ProdegeDR (direct response) and ProdegeVN (video network) allowing partners to reach, influence and acquire consumers online. Recognized as Ernst & Young's 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year for Los Angeles, Mr. Gorowitz established Prodege, LLC in 2005.

Josef Gorowitz

Founder & President

As Prodege, LLC's Chief Financial Officer, Brad Kates oversees all financial functions of the company, including financial reporting and accounting, human resources, administration and overall day-to-day business operations. Previously, Mr. Kates was the CFO of Shopzilla/BizRate, where he led the sales processes to The E.W. Scripps Company and subsequently to Symphony Technology Group.

Brad Kates

Chief Financial Officer

Stacey Olliff serves as Prodege, LLC's Senior Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs, overseeing all legal and business development activities. Mr. Olliff has worked with the company's Chairman & CEO Chuck Davis for over two decades and brings extensive expertise as a senior legal counsel with experience in business development and strategic planning, having served in similar roles at Fandango 2006 – 2014 and Shopzilla/BizRate 2000 – 2006. He handled the legal work for the successful sales of those businesses to Comcast Corporation and The E.W. Scripps Co., respectively. Previously, Mr. Olliff was a partner at the Beverly Hills-based corporate law firm of Ervin, Cohen & Jessup LLP for 20 years, and prior to that an associate attorney at Morrison & Foerster.

Stacey Olliff

SVP, Business & Legal Affairs

As Prodege, LLC's Chief Technology Officer, Shane O'Neill oversees all technology strategy and operations for the company, as well as compliance and customer service functions. A veteran technology strategist and leader with more than 15 years' experience, Mr. O'Neill previously served as CTO of Accretive Labs 2011 – 2013, Fandango 2006 – 2011, and Synapse Group (a Time Warner company) 1999 – 2006.

Shane O’Neill

Chief Technology Officer

Lonna Rimestad serves as Senior Vice President of Finance & Accounting at Prodege, LLC, where she oversees all finance & accounting operations of the business. Prior to joining Prodege, LLC, Ms. Rimestad was SVP of Finance at Nasty Gal, a start-up apparel company located in Los Angeles, where she oversaw the finance, accounting, inventory planning, legal and HR teams. Previously, Ms. Rimestad served as SVP of Finance & Accounting at Shopzilla/BizRate, having joined the company as Controller in 2002.

Lonna Rimestad

SVP, Finance & Accounting

As Prodege, LLC's Chief Content Officer, Joe DeTuno is responsible for leading the company's efforts on unlocking and scaling innovation for video and content advertising opportunities. Prior to joining Prodege, LLC, parent company of the web's leading rewards platform, Swagbucks.com, Mr. DeTuno was the Chief Product Officer at GoPoint, where he led mobile and desktop product and development strategy for clients including FunnelBrain and 20th Century Fox. Previous to that role, Joe served as SVP Product Management for Move, Inc. and VP Product Strategic Planning for Bank of America.

Joe DeTuno

Chief Content Officer

Kristie Leach serves as Vice President of Customer Success & Operations for Prodege, LLC, parent company of ProdegeMR, ProdegeVN, ProdegeDR, and its flagship consumer rewards business, Swagbucks, which has awarded over $600 million to its members. Since joining the company in 2009, Ms. Leach has pioneered Prodege's overall customer service strategy and established one of the most responsive and engaged CS platforms serving more than 50 million members on our 3 consumer loyalty sites.

Kristie Leach

VP, Customer Success & Operations

Irma Mena serves as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Prodege, LLC, overseeing all administrative, personnel, benefits and interdepartmental communications functions for the company. Previously, Ms. Mena served as Director of Human Resources for Shopzilla for more than 8 years, and held HR management positions at Paymybills.com and Ticketmaster Online/ CitySearch.

Irma Mena

SVP, Human Resources

Mendy Orimland serves as Senior Vice President of Revenue at Prodege, LLC, the world's leading people-powered rewards community. In 2009 he pioneered ProdegeMR, an industry-leading market research and sample business. ProdegeMR's proprietary panel has grown to more than 60 million registered members, and delivered over 30 million completed surveys in 2018. Its unique recruitment method allows the company to reach members that are both highly responsive and deeply profiled with thousands of behavioral and demographic data points. ProdegeMR's new mobile platform provides market researchers access to people on the go for a variety of in-the-moment insights powered by a robust geo-fencing solution.

Mendy Orimland

SVP Revenue

David Weinrot serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Prodege, LLC, parent company of the web's leading rewards platform, Swagbucks.com which has awarded well over $300 million to its members. He manages the marketing strategy, operations and promotion functions for Prodege's consumer and trade-facing brands. Prior to joining Prodege, Mr. Weinrot was the Chief Marketing Officer and Divisional President for Shopzilla/BizRate where, over the course of his 14 year tenure, he managed the operational and business management oversight for the company's marketing, product management, sales and operations functions.

David Weinrot

Chief Operating Officer

Jessica Batty serves as Vice President of B2B Marketing at Prodege, LLC, where she oversees all marketing activities for our suite of business solutions, which allow advertisers and partners to reach, influence, and acquire consumers online and on-the-go. Prior to joining, Prodege, LLC, Ms. Batty was Director of Marketing at Taboola where she was responsible for executing marketing and branding strategies to increase awareness and recognition in North America, Latin America and Europe. Previous to that role, Jessica has held marketing positions at Salesforce and Thomson Reuters in NYC.

Jessica Batty

VP, B2B Marketing

André Leb is an online marketing veteran in e-commerce and advertising, with experience in introducing new products and successfully building distribution channels. As the Vice President of International Markets, Mr. Leb has led Prodege LLC's successful expansion into new countries, while also helping define strategic direction and capitalizing on new business development opportunities.

André Leb

VP, International Markets

Stefan DeCota is an online revenue veteran in e-commerce and advertising with experience leading national sales teams, sales operations, business operations, account management, and sales support/reporting/analytics, as well as, leading the charge with all business development efforts across customer acquisition, loyalty reward fulfillment, technology enhancements and increased revenue generation. Prior to joining MyPoints, Stefan spent 13 years with Macy*s in various buying, planning and, advertising roles. Stefan’s last accomplishment before moving on was helping to launch Macys.com and Bloomingdales.com. Stefan also spent a year in charge of revenue at Ebates.com, further cementing his knowledge of the loyalty space.

Stefan DeCota

SVP, Revenue - Shop

Chuck Davis

CEO & Chairman

Josef Gorowitz

Founder & President

Brad Kates

Chief Financial Officer

Stacey Olliff

SVP, Business & Legal Affairs

Shane O’Neill

Chief Technology Officer

Lonna Rimestad

SVP, Finance & Accounting

Joe DeTuno

Chief Content Officer

Kristie Leach

VP, Customer Success & Operations

Irma Mena

SVP, Human Resources

Mendy Orimland

SVP Revenue

David Weinrot

Chief Operating Officer

Jessica Batty

VP, B2B Marketing

André Leb

VP, International Markets

Stefan DeCota

SVP, Revenue - Shop

Board of Directors

Chuck Davis

CEO & Chairman

Josef Gorowitz

Founder & President

Jay Hoag

Founding General Partner, Technology Crossover Ventures

Julie Schoenfeld

CEO, Strobe Inc

Our Awards

Prodege has been honored to receive several awards over the last 10 years, highlighting our culture, our employees and our leadership. Take a look through our achievements:

100 Best Places to Work in LA

2019

BuiltinLA

Entrepreneur of the Year
Josef Gorowitz

2014

Ernst & Young

Fastest Growing Private Companies

2013, 2014, 2016

Deloitte Tech Fast 500

Entrepreneur of the Year
Chuck Davis

2005

Ernst & Young

Career Launching Companies

2016 - 2019

Wealthfront

Top 50 Executives Award
Josef Gorowitz

2013

SoCal Tech

Hall of Fame Nominee
Chuck Davis

2015

Los Angeles Venture Association

CIO of the Year
Shane O’Neill [Finalist]

2014

Los Angeles Business Journal

CFO of the Year
Brad Kates

2014

Los Angeles Business Journal

Best New Publisher

2013

Rakuten Linkshare

Top 100 Tech Companies

2015

BuiltinLA

Fastest Growing Companies

2011 - 2014

Los Angeles Business Journal

Fastest Growing Private Companies

2011 - 2014, 2018

INC 5000

Best Places to Work

2013, 2014, 2016 - 2018

Los Angeles Business Journal

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