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Working in cross-disciplinary teams, we provide a broad range of expertise, experience and capabilities, strategically woven together to produce tangible, catalytic results for our clients. Here are some of the people ready to make it happen for you.

President

Phil Hussey More About... Phil Phil's passion is to make advanced direct marketing simpler, more accessible and more successful for a wider range of marketers. Prior to 89 Degrees, he was Senior VP/Relationship Manager at industry giant Rapp Collins.

VP Strategic Marketing Services

RupaRajopadhye More About... Rupa Rupa walks, talks and dreams retail, and serves as a trusted advisor to her clients in this fast-paced arena. Rupa has been with 89 Degrees for 13 Years, specializing in the retail vertical. Key areas of expertise include apparel, luxury, grocery and footwear.

VP Strategic Marketing Services

Jeff Caplan More About... Jeff Jeff has focused on the use of information and technology to improve marketing performance throughout his career. Prior to 89 Degrees, Jeff held senior positions in analytics and client management at Harte-Hanks, served on the Executive Management team of Verbind…

VP Marketing Intelligence Technology

Jundong Song More About... Song Song makes everything we do possible by leading an incredibly talented team of database and marketing analysts, statisticians and computer scientists. Song has been with 89 Degrees for 15 years, and the average tenure among his team is nearly 10.

VP Creative Services

Tim Ryan More About... Tim Tim is a dynamic leader with over 20 years of creative direction and hands-on experience. He spent 11 years at e-Dialog, where he was VP of Creative Services, building and overseeing a global team of design and channel-strategy professionals.

VP Operations and Technology Services

Bill Pena More About... Bill P Bill oversees our technology and infrastructure teams, and brings a depth of web, e-mail and technology experience to the company. He is a highly regarded expert who looks at technology in human terms, translating applications and content into data-driven insights and customer…

VP Analytics

Rosie Poultney More About... Rosie Rosie oversees our analytics group and adds to our thought leadership in this rapidly evolving space. She is a recognized expert in analytics, segmentation, loyalty programs, media evaluation and the creation of actionable insights to improve customers' experience and engagement. During Rosie's…

VP Sales and Marketing

Bill Carino More About... Bill C Bill Carino brings to 89 Degrees over twenty years of experience in database marketing services delivery, customer intelligence, and sales of direct marketing solutions and technology in a variety of vertical industries. He spent the first half of his career at marketing services firm Epsilon, where he…