Helping tell millions of data stories everyday.
Crisp connects and analyzes retail data across the supply chain, empowering brands, distributors and retailers with real-time, actionable insights to keep shelves stocked, reduce waste, and skyrocket profitability.
Solving global food waste
one byte at a time.
Feeding a growing population sustainably and efficiently is a global challenge. The Crisp platform collectively reduces global food waste while giving brands and retailers the data they need to run a more efficient, profitable business. That’s our Double Bottom Line.
Meet our high-fiving, multi-lingual, intergalactic, hoodie-wearing family.
Are has more than 20 years of experience in mobile and digital technology. Prior to Crisp, Are was Founder & CEO of Tapad, which he sold in 2016 as one of New York’s largest venture-backed exits. Prior to Tapad, he founded Thumbplay, a mobile entertainment service now called iHeartRadio.
Traasdahl is a frequent contributor to the press, and has been featured in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, AdAge and more. He was named Global Startup Awards Founder of the Year in 2016 and EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2014. When he’s not building the next big thing, you might find Are traveling the globe with his family.
Favorite grocery store product: Whole bean coffee for my 5am caffeine fix
Before co-founding Crisp, Dag also co-founded Tapad, where he served as CTO. Dag oversaw Tapad’s notable breakthroughs in delivering targeted advertising across platforms. Prior to Tapad, Dag was co-founder and CTO of Giant Leap Technologies AS, the premier business mobility solutions provider in the Nordic region.
Dag began programming at 6-years-old and has a Master’s Degree in Science, Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. In his spare time, Dag tinkers with electronics and 3D printing and enjoys fishing with his family on the weekends.
Favorite grocery store product: Bonne Maman Strawberry Preserves
Spencer, Chief Operating Officer, brings over 10 years of experience leading cross-functional teams toward accelerated business growth. Before joining Crisp, Spencer led growth at Lucid Software (which grew from 40 to 700 employees), Acima Credit, and Patsnap. Spencer is passionate about data-driven approaches and agile learning to help companies grow profitability and achieve scale.
Outside of Crisp, Spencer enjoys perfecting the art of great BBQ and mountain biking with his family in his home state of Utah.
Favorite grocery store product: Chocolate ice cream
Gareth, Crisp’s Chief Product Officer, has spent 15 years building products and companies focused on enterprise data and marketing tech. Most recently, he led LiveRamp’s enterprise platform helping global retailers, CPGs and their partners collaborate with data.
Gareth also founded two companies, Truths and Adbrain (which was later acquired by The Trade Desk) and worked in the early days Google and DoubleClick. As Gareth says, data is very much his thing! When he isn’t building products, Gareth is an avid nonfiction reader (at least if his 3 kids are sleeping).
Favorite grocery store product: Gluten free pasta and pizza crusts
SVP of Sales
Stacy, SVP of Sales here at Crisp, leads enterprise sales strategy, execution, and customer success at Crisp. Previously, she built and oversaw the Midwest region at The Trade Desk, where she established The Trade Desk as the platform of choice among leading CPG brands and retailers.
Stacy has also held positions in advertising, radio, digital media, e-commerce and more. When she is not working, you can find her with her two daughters and dog or on a road trip for a weekend adventure.
Favorite grocery store product: Acqua Panna water (so refreshing!)
VP of Finance
Kyle, VP of Finance, brings over 10 years of diversified finance experience creating financial insight and value for company leadership and shareholders. Prior to Crisp, he successfully built and led finance teams from the ground-up for high growth, VC-backed startups, most recently as the first finance hire at Terminal. Before entering the tech sector, Kyle worked at Goldman Sachs, where he served as VP of Finance.
Favorite grocery store product: Free samples. So yes, he does love Costco.
VP of Marketing
Dana, VP of Marketing, leads the marketing strategy and team at Crisp, which includes PR, brand marketing, content, and events. Prior to Crisp, she led Corporate Marketing at Taboola and was VP of Marketing at ConvertMedia and AVP of Marketing at Sizmek.
Dana has extensive experience in ad tech marketing and non-profit communications and has led several global corporate branding (and re-branding) initiatives as well as numerous mergers and acquisitions. Originally from Michigan (Go Blue!), Dana lived in Israel for most of her adult life and recently relocated to the Garden State, which she now calls home with her family.
Favorite grocery store product: Always on a quest for the perfect seedless purple grape!
VP of Customer Success
Nina, VP of Customer Success, has spent the past 7 years leading customer success and operations teams, most recently at Neon One, a leading software solution for the nonprofit sector. At Neon One, Nina helped grow multimillion-dollar revenue streams as the company grew from 200 customers to over 35,000 across multiple products. Nina loves the opportunity to help customers with powerful tools to do their jobs more efficiently and make a difference in their communities. Prior to her tech career, Nina worked in a variety of social service organizations and still volunteers as a hospital chaplain and with local organizations.
Favorite grocery store product: Cheese, particularly feta!
VP of Business Development
Emily, VP of Crisp’s business development and partnership functions, works with technology companies, agencies, brokers, and retail partners to jointly add value for CPG clients, grow revenue, and advance Crisp’s mission to reduce food waste.Prior to Crisp, Emily led partnerships and business development teams in the ad-tech space at Rubicon Project, Chango and eXelate. When she isn’t forging new partnerships, you can find Emily exploring new cycling routes in her home province of British Columbia and across the U.S.
Favorite grocery store product: Tie between avocados or a sharp cheddar
Director of SMB Sales
Samantha (Sam for short) has led sales organizations for over nine years in the retail and healthcare industries, where she developed and grew sales teams, secured major partnerships, and accelerated revenue growth. Prior to Crisp, Samantha was the Regional Manager at Inmar, a pharmaceutical reverse logistics and solutions provider.
Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Samantha lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon with her husband David and their cat Poblano (yes, like the pepper).
Favorite grocery store product: Dark chocolate, anything over 85% is my “sweet” spot!
The Crisp platform keeps the data flowing so you’re always data ready.
Crisp ingests a live-feed of data from 80% of the top retailers and distributors, arming the retail industry with real-time data that is normalized, reliable, and ready to use — anywhere you want to use it.
Brands that love us. And the feeling is mutual 😉
+ Many More!
Crisp is one of the first things I open up on the computer each morning. It’s our mission control.Bruce Weyman
Sales Director, Split Nutrition
With Crisp, we have the data access of a much larger company.James Fayal
CEO, Zest Tea
Once you’re on Crisp, there’s no way you want to leave it. It’s lifeblood at this point for a business.Steve Hanley
CEO, RX Sugar
Our investors value world-defining change.
An early-stage VC firm based in New York, Firstmark has backed iconic companies including Shopify, Pinterest, and Airbnb.
3L is a multi-stage growth equity firm that invests across tech-enabled consumer and enterprise businesses, including GoPuff, ChowNow, and Daily Harvest.
An early stage venture firm based in New York, Spring Capital invests in technology startups with global potential.