Kevin Fortuna is a media and start-up veteran with deal-making and C-level management experience at both Fortune 500 and smaller companies. He was most recently President and CEO of Quigo, an advertising technology company which was acquired by Time Warner’s AOL division in 2007.
Prior to joining Quigo in 2005, he was the founder and Managing Partner of Dedalus Capital, a boutique M&A consultancy and venture firm. Prior to Dedalus, Kevin was a key operating and business development executive at two IPO-track internet companies: Juno Online Services and NBC Internet (formerly CNET/Snap.com). Kevin has built and managed market-leading business development, electronic commerce, product development, engineering, logistics and customer service organizations and helped to create billions of dollars in equity value. Kevin has also been a highly successful angel investor and advisor to a variety of start-up companies.
Kevin graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He serves on the Boards of Directors for Jumptap, FameBall, Achieve, Dedalus Enterprises, Concern Worldwide, and Moose Riverkeeper and is on the advisory boards of Outbrain, ShareThis, HopStop and Snooth.
The Art of Scalability teaches technology executives engineers and architects how to solve technology scalability problems through changes in their architecture, processes and organization structure.
Scalability Rules brings together 50 rules that are grounded in experience garnered from over a hundred companies. Put together and organized to be easily read and referenced for rapid application to nearly any technical environment.