robert bourne / chief executive officer
Rob is a co-founder of competIQ and the original architect of competIQ's advanced intelligence platform.
Prior to launching competIQ in 2008, Rob was founder and CEO of Pegasus Internet, the premier provider of sophisticated e-commerce solutions for arts and cultural organizations in the United States; Pegasus was sold to a NASDAQ integrated marketing firm. After Pegasus, Rob was a founding principal of Siena Asset Holdings, a quantitative consultancy focusing on analytical methods to optimize volatile portfolios, and co-founder of PGP, a consultancy focused on advanced equity derivative structures. His expertise in digital strategy has been featured by the New York Times, Forrester and other leading outlets.
Rob hails from Wisconsin, and is a graduate of Princeton University.
mark fichtel / chief operating officer
Mark is a co-founder of competIQ. From 2000 to 2002, he was President and CEO of the New York Board of Trade; from 1996 to 1999 he was in the Office of the Chairman of the American Stock Exchange. In 1995, Mark was Senior Vice President of Sales for Smith New Court (U.S.) prior to its acquisition by Merrill Lynch. From 1973 to 1995, he rose to Managing Director at Kidder, Peabody, ending as Head of Institutional Equity Sales prior to its acquisition by PaineWebber.
Mark is from Pittsburgh, and is a graduate of Princeton University.
henrique meyer / chief technology officer
Henrique is competIQ's codebase overlord, and is responsible for the company's robust IT infrastructure. Prior to joining competIQ, he created advanced web applications for Microsoft, RealAuction, Yamata USA, Underground Audio and other Internet-intensive enterprises. He is the co-originator of many of competIQ's core innovations, and the architect of the platform's world-class performance.
Henrique hails from Brazil, and takes it personally when he sees anyone still using Internet Explorer 6.
craig mcintyre / chief business officer
Craig brings 28 years of business development and high-level client consultancy experience to competIQ. An expert in solution design in the digital realm, Craig has held senior executive positions in online advertising, internet kiosk provision, online auction & ticketing solutions and mobile service management software. In these leadership roles, he has provided best-of-breed solutions to enterprises from General Motors and British Airways to Sony Music, as well as government agencies.
Craig is a graduate of Millfield School and the University of Sunderland (UK).
dr. antony pfaffle m.d. / co-head, healthcare practice
Dr. Pfaffle has been the Senior Advisor for Research at Bearing Circle Capital, L.P., an investment fund, since May 2007. He was a Managing Director at Paramount BioCapital, Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Business Development at Paramount BioSciences, LLC from December 2005 to May 2007. He was a Principal and Founder of Black Diamond Research, an investment research company, from July 2001 to December 2005. Dr. Pfaffle is an internist who practiced nephrology at New York Hospital, Lenox Hill and Memorial Sloan-Kettering.
Dr. Pfaffle received his M.D. degree from New York Medical College in 1989.
anne fifield / partner, consultation practice
Anne Fifield is the founder and NY head of Human Strategies, competIQ's consultation service partner.
Anne has worked with organizations such as NBC, Johnson & Johnson, and the National Civil Rights Museum. She has advised and worked successfully with corporate and not-for-profit clients in matters of organizational strategy, communications and operational leadership. Anne is often retained for projects that help leaders execute initiatives that break new ground.
Anne is a graduate of Princeton University.