Our Story

About Persio

We see a better future for retail

The Persio platform was built to help marketers sell more products at the highest possible value to their business.

We achieve this through a deep understanding of retail, focusing on today's challenges as well as spending a lot of time thinking about - and planning for - what will be possible tomorrow.

We believe smarter technology, better utilization of data and stronger partnerships will drive this change, making the business of retail more profitable than ever before.

Persio's Leadership Team

Executive Team

We’ve built, marketed and sold a slew of products ranging from adtech to mobile to social and SaaS. We’ve staffed teams, managed clients and kept the lights on for dozens of companies. Here are a few members of our team.

  • CEO Nick Doulas
    Nick Doulas CEO
    Nick Doulas CEO

    Nick Doulas is the Co-founder and CEO of Persio. He has over 20 years of technology leadership experience in the software industry, primarily in the areas of mobile marketing, cloud computing and wireless networking. He previously worked at Motorola, where he led architecture and development efforts for several mobile internet networking products.

  • Vice President of Product Tim Riley
    Tim Riley Vice President of Product
    Tim Riley Vice President of Product

    Tim Riley is VP of Product for Persio. He has over 20 years of software experience in the Mobile, Payments, and Adtech industries. Tim has led the launch of a number of cloud-based platforms for companies big and small including his most recent at Koupon Media and Tapcentive. Previously, Tim had worked on similar emerging product offerings at Visa and Qualcomm.

  • Vice President of Global Partnerships Steve Dybsky
    Steve Dybsky Vice President of Global Partnerships
    Steve Dybsky Vice President of Global Partnerships

    Steve Dybsky is VP of Global Partnerships at Persio. He has over 10 years of experience in the startup and technology space. Prior to Persio, Steve was co-founder and VP of SaaS for Kinetic Social, a social marketing tech company. Steve has also served in various other executive, strategy and sales capacities at Traffic Marketplace, Specific Media, Modern Luxury and J. Walter Thompson.

  • Vice President of Operations Brad Stinton
    Brad Stinton Vice President of Operations
    Brad Stinton Vice President of Operations

    Brad has 10 years of experience in the brokerage and alternative investments industry, including stints in public accounting and with Citadel, a Chicago-based hedge fund. He received a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois. He earned the CPA credential. Brad is passionate about technology products and in his free time you can find Brad reading or cycling.

  • Sr. Director of Marketing Kate Atty
    Kate Atty Sr. Director of Marketing
    Kate Atty Sr. Director of Marketing

    Kate Atty is Sr. Director of Marketing at Persio. She is responsible for implementing and driving the marketing strategy and oversees content creation and promotion, PR, messaging, branding, and lead generation efforts. Prior to joining Persio, she was Regional Marketing Manager for investment firm Alliance Bernstein, and oversaw the marketing strategy for three regional offices.

Investors

Origin Ventures Illinois Ventures Oca Ventures Hyde Park Venture Partners Hyde Park Angels Serra Ventures

Clients

Express Stage Stores Ashley Stewart
A.C. Moore Carol's Daughter Avenue
Too Faced H & M Cartier
L.A. Tan