Joe Colopy is Founder and CEO 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. After being developed in Joe’s spare bedroom, Bronto grew quickly and now employs over 190 people. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Bronto also has offices in London, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia.
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. Joe is a past winner of Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Carolinas.
Earlier in his career, Joe worked as an online marketer for Red Hat, a teacher in the U.S. Peace Corps (Seychelles Islands) and a software developer for the Harvard Business School. He earned an AB in Computer Science from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.