Mark McClure is the Chief Executive Officer of DotVentures. McClure focuses on strategic partnerships and long term strategy.Read more...
Prior to joining DotVentures, McClure became President and Co-founder of Traffic Strategies.com in 2000. McClure built and led a search marketing team who focused on lead generation for financial services among other verticals. Traffic Strategies was acquired by Rakuten in May of 2007, where McClure became the Managing Director of Lead Generation.
In 2009, McClure became CEO and Co-Founder of Commercialinsurance.NET, a national online insurance agency. The agency became one of the fastest growing small business agencies in the US. McClure sold the insurance book in 2018 and retained the digital assets of Commercialinsurance.NET.
McClure has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma and studied international business in Holland at the Noordelijke Hogeschool, Leeuwarden.
Chad Jaquays is the Chief Operating Officer of DotVentures. Chad focuses on marketing and automation through the development of the DotVentures Business Platform (DVBP).Read more...
Prior to joining DotVentures, Jaquays co-founded Traffic Strategies.com with McClure in 2000 where he led the development of their PPC bid management platform, automated the discovery of expired domain names, and developed a Search Engine Optimization application that helped websites rank in Google. Traffic Strategies.com was acquired by Rakuten in 2007.
In 2009 Jaquays was CEO and Founder of CrowdSavings, a daily deal site that expanded through an aggressive roll-up strategy of over 20 US-based competitors. After selling CrowdSavings in 2013 Jaquays rejoined Rakuten as SVP of Search and later became SVP of Rakuten's Global Publisher Group.
Chad has a B.S. in Marketing from The University of South Florida.