Chaz Felix is Founder and COO of Bronto Software. Bronto provides a cloud-based marketing platform for retailers and other commerce-focused companies to drive revenue through email, mobile and social campaigns. Chaz joined Bronto CEO Joe Colopy in launching the company out of Joe's house in 2002. Since then, Chaz has led the company's operations and revenue growth resulting in a high growth Software-as-a-Service business employing over 250 people. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Bronto also has offices in London, Sydney, New York and Los Angeles.
Bronto has won numerous awards including the Triangle Business Journal’s Best Place to Work, Stevie Award for Best Customer Service Department and CODiE Finalist for Best Marketing Platform. During 2013, Bronto volunteered the equivalent of fifty-four full-time weeks of service at Triangle non-profits. Chaz is a past finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Carolinas and is a member of the Entrepreneurs' Organization.
Prior to launching Bronto, Chaz worked as a business development manager for Red Hat, investment banking analyst at Bank of America and analyst at Economic Analysis Group. Chaz received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from the University of Virginia and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.