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ARF Young Pros Breakfast with Champions: Gian Fulgoni – Executive Chairman and Co-founder, comScore
On March 7, 2013 Gian will host an intimate breakfast for twelve lucky Young Pros. Young Pros can enter to win a seat at Gian’s breakfast during the exclusive tour of AT&T’s AdWorks Lab on January 31, 2013.
Gian Fulgoni – Executive Chairman and Co-founder, comScore
Gian Fulgoni is Executive Chairman and Co-founder of comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR), the global leader in measuring the digital world. Using its proprietary technology, comScore continuously measures the online activity of a global, opt-in database of 2 million Internet users and provides its clients with vital market intelligence that helps them maximize the return from their investments in digital marketing.
For 18 years previously, Mr. Fulgoni was President / CEO of Information Resources (“IRI”), the innovative supplier of point-of-sale scanner information to the consumer packaged goods industry. Under Mr. Fulgoni’s leadership, IRI’s revenues grew at an annual rate of 40% to levels in excess of $500 million per year and in 1996 IRI become the largest market research firm in the U.S. At its zenith, IRI’s market value exceeded $1.4 Billion.
A visionary, Mr. Fulgoni was described by The Kelsey Group as “one of the world’s leading research minds”. In 1991 and again in 2004, Mr. Fulgoni was named by KPMG as Illinois Entrepreneur of the Year – the only person to have been awarded this honor twice. In 1992 he received the Wall Street Transcript Award for outstanding contributions as CEO in enhancing the overall value of IRI to the benefit of its shareholders. In 2008, Mr. Fulgoni was inducted into the Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, joining such luminaries as Leonard Lavin, founder of Alberto Culver, and Gordon Siegal, founder of Crate & Barrel.
Mr. Fulgoni currently serves on the boards of PetMed Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETS), the country’s largest pet pharmacy and InXpo, a development stage company that has built an Internet platform that allows it to effectively and economically offer virtual trade shows and other events. Educated in the U.K., Mr. Fulgoni holds a B.Sc. degree (with Honors) in Physics and an M.A. in Marketing.
Attend an upcoming Young Pros event for a chance to win a seat at a future breakfast!