Roy DiBenerdini is an accomplished Entrepreneur, Senior Executive, IP Inventor, VC and CEO with more than 30 years of success across the technology, renewable energy, analytics, finance, investments, and digital marketing industries. Leveraging extensive experience identifying digital growth opportunities and strategies for organizations, Roy has been instrumental in reengineering organizations by increasing enterprise value and expanding into new markets. His broad areas of expertise include investment strategy, growth strategy, increased valuation, analytics and M&A.
Throughout his executive career, Roy has held leadership positions at companies including American Airlines, AMR Corporation, Computer and Information Sciences, Inc., AOL Digital Marketing Services and AOL Rewards where he implemented the very first online Customer Loyalty Program, resulting in significant growth from 10M subscribing customers to more than 34M. Roy has also seen tremendous success as a CEO and an entrepreneur, raising more than $22M in funding for his companies. While at iiON Corporation as founding CEO, he raised $10M of funding and scaled the organization to become a leading Business Analytics SAAS company whose clients included AOL, Disney, ESPN, Microsoft, Fast Company, Red Herring, Inc. Magazine, Sony, etc. As Managing Partner at Green Room Fund, LLC, and Managing Director and General Partner at College Hill Ventures, PBC and CHV, LP Roy has assisted early-stage technology companies achieve substantial growth through designing and executing meaningful commercialization strategies. As founder and CEO of Clean Water Ventures, Inc. a game-changing renewable energy company, he has led the Company to substantial market success.
Formerly Airline Advisory Board member to the United States Travel & Tourism Administration (U.S. Department of Commerce), Roy currently serves on the boards of several early stage private and public companies. Roy is a frequent panel member at business entrepreneurial discussion groups such as Connect San Diego, MIT Enterprise Forum and The MIT Sloan Consortium on Cybersecurity and is a Charter Member of TiE Boston.
Roy DiBenerdini received an Aerospace Engineering Degree from The University of Texas and a HBS Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Harvard University.
Outside The Office
Outside of the office, you can find Roy enjoying life with his wife, two children and the family dog! Roy also loves hiking, camping, fly fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, Nordic skiing and is an avid traveler, foodie and electronic music producer.