CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Perks.com.
Perk provides a rewards platform targeting consumers primarily by rewards for people’s every day mobile and internet activities. Perk offers Perk Points, a digital reward which can be redeemed for gift cards and cash. Members can earn Perk Points through a wide variety of activities including shopping, watching videos, and playing social games. Perk currently owns and operates 12 mobile applications allowing members to earn Perk Points. Perk also operates numerous owned websites. In addition to offering Perk Points through its own mobile applications and websites, Perk launched its Appsaholic Software Development Kit which allows mobile and desktop publishers to reward their applications and websites.
Chairman of the Board
Carlo Tabibi is a co-founder of Perks and is currently the Chairman of the Board. He was the CFO for 4 years and has been involved in other positions since then as the company grew. He helped develop the initial structure during the startup phase, consisting of a points based financial reporting system that we still use today, while also managing the multiple vendors of products across the globe. With his help and guidance he strengthened the reputation of Perks as the provider of best-in-class global incentive strategies and programs for some of the most influential companies in the world. In his current position, he assists the executive team in vision, strategy and financial oversight. His over two decades of global business experience includes helping support and counsel start-up companies to financial success. He is currently managing a financial fund for Zcapital and sits on other boards for Tabcom.com and Customerfocusservices.com while also managing an international real estate portfolio.
Jeff Ford is a co-founder of Perks and was the original architect of Perk’s SaaS incentive solution. Since the inception of the company, he has spearheaded the direction of everything from IT to Operations to Finance. He is passionate about technology and how the web has truly changed how we work and motivate our employees, partners and customers. Jeff’s background, prior to Perks, was spent as a solution architect, web developer and as a controller in the distribution and logistics industry. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, from the University of Central Arkansas. He brings his dog Xee to work every day and considers himself lucky and proud to be a part of such a great team.
VP of Channel Strategy
Claudio brings over 20 years of global channel marketing experience to Perks. He is a loyalty marketing expert with broad knowledge in strategy development, market management and channel sales planning, who has developed and executed major go-to-market programs for a variety of vendors, including AMD, Bing, Cisco, Dell, EMC, IBM, Kaspersky, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola, Seagate, Symantec, and VMware among others.Claudio is a management strategist with cross-functional expertise in business, finance, sales and marketing, strategic planning, and customer relationship management; an area he has excelled at by executing complex CRM implementations, customizations, and business process re-engineering for CRM applications. He keeps current with changes in technology and is passionate about the business implications of new technology. Claudio is an avid social media user and early adopter of social CRM.Prior to joining Perks Claudio led the channel practice at Hawkeye Channel, and as Vice President and Chief Channel Strategist, was responsible for leading strategic channel initiatives and personally managing the relationship with F500 clients. Before this time he held executive management positions with Grass Roots, BitTime, Teleflex and AMF. Claudio holds a BS on International Business Administration from Universidad Catolica de Chile and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.