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Pete Sheinbaum


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As founder and CEO of LinkSmart, Pete is responsible for overseeing the company's overall strategic direction, planning and execution. He most recently served as the CEO of the popular e-mail newsletter DailyCandy, which successfully sold to Comcast Interactive Media in 2008.

Prior to DailyCandy, Pete was the director and CRM practice leader for Empower Solutions, a provider of ERP & CRM software consulting and implementation. He also oversaw operations as the COO for, a retail e-commerce company. Before that, he held the role of e-commerce manager for E! Television Networks.

Pete has served on several boards and advisory committees, including (sold to Disney), (sold to Sidestep/Kayak),,, and Trigger Media. He has also invested in and mentored a variety of technology start-ups, including Intense Debate, and He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Colgate University and an MBA from UCLA's Anderson School of Management.

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