Roy DiBenerdiniHi-Line Staff
Roy is an accomplished Entrepreneur, Senior Executive, IP Inventor and CEO with more than 30 years of success across the technology, analytics, finance/investments and marketing industries. Throughout his executive career, Roy has held leadership positions at companies including AOL Digital Marketing Services, Computer and Information Sciences, Inc., American Airlines and iiON Corp.
Currently, he is the Managing Partner at Green Room Fund, LLC, and Managing Director/GP at College Hill Ventures, PBC. Roy has been instrumental in the success of the organizations he worked for over the course of his profession. He was part of the first In-flight entertainment system team on-board the Boeing 777 aircraft. Later he implemented the very first online customer loyalty program – AOL Rewards, which resulted in significant growth from 10M subscribing customers to more than 34M. As Founder and CEO of iiON Corporation a leading Business Analytics / Internet (SaaS) company he raised over $10 million in funding, provided technology solutions to major blue- chip companies (Disney, ABC, ESPN, AOL, Airbus, Microsoft, Sony, Avenue-A Razofish, WPP/Kantar (Millward Brown), etc.). Co-invented a behavioral and attitudinal based dynamic content delivery method and system “SmartADs”, that has been used by several Ad Networks, Ad Servers, Publishers and Brands operating in the online digital media and analytics space. He is a former Airline Advisory Board member to the USTTA (U.S. Dept. of Commerce) and currently serves on the board of several early stage companies. Recently, he was a Board Member, Chairman of the Audit Committee at a FINRA/SEC compliant public company. Roy has been a panel member at business entrepreneurial groups such as, Connect San Diego, MIT Enterprise Forum and currently member of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan, and a Charter Member of TiE Boston. In 1985, Roy DiBenerdini received an Aerospace Engineering Degree from The University of Texas, Arlington.
Roy loves hiking, camping, fly fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, nordic skiing and is an avid traveler and electronic music producer.