Eddy Jette

Founder & CEO

-25 Years of Sales Leadership & Entrepreneurship
-3x Founder with 1 Successful exit to Barnes & Noble
-Venture Magazine-Top 100
-Northeastern University

Steve Kahn

Acting Chief Financial Officer (ACFO)

-CFO at Sears Home Services
-BU Controller at Bridgewater Associates
-Divisional CFO at Avaya
-MBA - University of Michigan

Howie Altman

Fractional Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

-Business Driven Tech Executive & Entrepreneur
-CEO of Perceiver AI
-Managing Partner of Actualize

Nick Romagnoli

Chief of Staff

-Ops & People Leadership
-ERISA Attorney, Adjunct Prof.
-Retail & Tech Startup Experience
-Former COO - Greentree
-Tax Consultant - Deloitte
-Johns Hopkins University Brooklyn Law

Bill Kahn

Chief Customer Officer (CCO)

-Strategy, Transformation & Customer Success
Advisory Board Leadership
-Software, Consulting and Outsourcing Experience
-Former Partner - PWC, VP - Conduent, Director - Salesforce, VP – Centrical
-Harvard University

Davis Wei

Fractional Chief Data Officer (CDO)

-CEO SaintLaurent Consulting
-Data and AI Architecture, Transformation, and Analytics Leadership
-Former Sr. BI Engineer - Amazon, Director, BI Mgr – Morgan Stanley

Do Young Kim

Financial Analyst

Advisory Board

Feyrouz Kurji

Strategy & Management Consultant, Hospitality Business Owner

-Consultant to Bill & Melinda Gates
-Foundation and other US organizations
-Principal, 360 Hotel Group
-Stanford – BA History
-Harvard – MPP, Kennedy School of Government

John Stadtler

Banking, Investment Management, Insurance Industry Senior Executive

-Partner, PWC
-Villanova – BSA Accounting
-MIT / Harvard–Exec Education

Matthew Adam Smith

Marketplace, Marketing & Business Development

-Director, Walmart
-Former SVP Hornet, Advertising Director Dr Oz & Fast Company
-Indiana University – BA Public Affairs

Ekta Aggarwal

Product and Engineering Executive, CPO, Entrepreneur, Advisor

-Product Leader, Docker, Microsoft
-GM Collaborative Shopping – Amazon
-Founder Pacific Northwest Product -Group
-BU MS Operations Research

Jerome Hamilton

C-Suite Business Leader

-COO, Warecorp
-Former CEO, Open Therapeutics
-Co Founder & Partner, Brown Venture Group
-Former Chairman, Goodwill – Easter Seals Minnesota
-Harvard – Exec Education
-Georgia Tech– Masters IL
-Morehouse College

Russ Howard

Co-Founder C2C SaaS platforms, Innovative Growth Leader

-Co Founder – Multiple C2C Exchanges (Gift Card SaaS Xchange)
-VP Business Development – GameStop, Take 2, Acclaim
-Pioneer @ Blockbuster
-Board Member – Multiple
-SE Louisiana University - BA

Min Chan

Product Management Executive

-PME, Meta - Ads
-PPM, Amazon Prime Video, Alexa
-ED, Yellow Pages – AT&T Interactive
-VP, Tapatalk
-GM, Oversee
-CPO - Startup
-USC – MBS, UC Berkley - BA

Mercedes Riley

Finance/ Accounting Leadership

-Interim CFO, HomeRoots
-Seed Investor and CFO for Hello Career Guru
-Co-Founder, Investor ZenoSol Corp
-NYU Stern - MBA

Mara Slesers

Human Resources & People Analytics Leader

-Global Human Resources Director, NielsenIQ
-Workforce Staffing, People Analytics, Senior HRBP, Amazon
-Vice President, Media Analytics, Program Manager, Nielsen
-Associate Research Director, Starcom
-Library & Information Specialist, Leo Burnett
-Dominican University, Masters Library & Information Science
-Valparaiso University, BA English

Beth Moriarty

SaaS Product and Marketing Executive

-Former Demandware, Cashstar, Yottaa, ProductGenius.io
-Customer Advisory Board design and leadership - enterprise brands
-eCommerce industry thought leadership

Jonas Roeser

Marketing/Public Relations Leader -
C Suite Executive

-Co Founder - CBD Move Free
-Co Founder - Agent Review
-Xerox “Pixi” marketing award recipient
-John Hancock “Bright Idea” award recipient TV and Film Executive Producer
-Seattle Pacific University – BA Economics

Blane Bremer

-Angel investor and board advisor
-VP, Authvia
- Former Twilio, Zipwhip, AmTrust, 1stdibs
-University of California Irvine - BA

Karan Gupta

-CEO – Aliceapp.ai
-Shift – CTO – IPO exit
-The RealReal - Head Of Engineering – IPO exit
-CTO - LeafLink

Our Mission

To transform the art of giving with our groundbreaking marketplace, while delivering a smooth and eco-friendly gifting journey for both retailers and consumers. We empower recipients and givers to exchange gifts effortlessly, all while making a favorable contribution to the environment.

Our Goals

For Members: By empowering gift recipients to easily stock their personal store with the brands and products they love, we aim to remove the uncertainty and anxiety of the purchasing process for their gift buyers.

For Merchants: Streamlined gifting leads to an enhanced customer experience, expanded customer reach, boosted sales, decreased returns, improved bottom-line results, and a more environmentally conscious approach.

Values & Principles


    • Sustainability: We are committed to leaving the planet cleaner than we found it. We strive to reduce waste in landfills and minimize the carbon footprint from retail gifting and the shipments and returns for our merchants.
    • Trust: We build trust with our colleagues, partners and customers through transparency and accountability.  We do the right thing when no one is watching and we honor our commitments.
    • Agility: We are nimble and adaptable in the face of change. We prioritize speed and action, encourage risk taking and learn from our mistakes.
    • Growth Mindset: We have a growth mindset and believe in the power of continuous learning. We embrace challenges and view failures as opportunities to grow.
    • Empathy: We approach every interaction with empathy and seek to understand our customers, partners and colleagues with respect and kindness.
    • 1nnovation: We continuously challenge the status quo, seeking new and innovative ways to solve problems, service our customers, improve ourselves and drive growth.


    • Customer Obsession: We start with the customer and work backwards. We strive to understand their needs, wants, and pain points and work tirelessly to exceed their expectations.
    • Ownership: We take ownership of our work and hold ourselves accountable for delivering high-quality results. We take the initiative and go above and beyond to ensure the success of our company and customers.
    • Innovation: We continuously challenge the status quo and seek new and innovative ways to solve problems and drive growth. We embrace change and constantly strive for improvement in ourselves and our business.
    • Integrity: We always act with honesty, transparency, and ethical behavior. We build trust with our colleagues, customers, and partners through our actions and words.
    • Collaboration: We recognize that success is a team effort, and we work collaboratively to achieve our goals.  We listen actively, respect differing opinions, and communicate openly and honestly.
    • Excellence: We are relentlessly focused on achieving results and driving impact.  We set ambitious goals, measure our progress, and continuously strive for excellence.
    • Bias For Action: We are nimble and adaptable, able to respond quickly and effectively to changing circumstances.  We embrace uncertainty and take calculated risks to achieve our goals.
    • Learning: We foster a culture of continuous learning and development. We seek out opportunities to grow and develop our skills and knowledge, and we encourage and support others to do the same.
    • Diversity & Inclusion: We embrace diversity and recognize the value of different perspectives and experiences. We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported.
    • Fun: We believe that work should be enjoyable and fulfilling.  We celebrate our successes, have fun together, and maintain a positive and energizing work environment.
    • Frugality: We optimize our resources and focus on what truly matters.  We are scrappy and resourceful in achieving our goals.
    • Pay It Forward: We lead with sustainability, empowering others to make eco-friendly choices and create a positive environmental impact.  Inspire change, leave a greener, cleaner legacy.