Arte Merritt

Summary

  • 20+ years experience in data analytics and mobile technologies
  • Skills include Product Management, Marketing, Business Development / Sales, Operations
  • 3 Patents, including one for Mobile Analytics Tracking
  • Frequent author and speaker on data insights
  • MIT Alum

Relevant Experience

CEO, Co-founder

Dashbot
2016 – Present

  • Co-founded analytics platform for conversational interfaces
  • Set overall product vision and company strategy
  • Led marketing efforts to organically acquire over 20,000 chatbots, generating over 80 billion messages
  • Raised 6.2M in venture funding
  • Ran operations
  • Author and speaker on data insights 

Founder, CEO / President

Motally
2008 – 2010

  • Founded mobile analytics platform 
  • Led successful acquisition to Nokia
  • Set overall product vision and strategy
  • Led product, marketing, sales
  • Raised 2M in venture funding
  • Ran operations
  • Coded initial version of product

Senior Director Product Management, Emerging Tech

Turner Broadcasting
2011 – 2013

  • Identified, researched, and evaluated startups for partner, investment, and acquisition opportunities
  • Co-launched Turner’s “Media Camp” Accelerator program
    • Two portfolio companies acquired; one raised 14M
  • Evangelized mobile technologies and best practices within Turner

Other Experience

Founder
Modentify
2014 – 2015

Product Manager
Yahoo! Mobile
2005 – 2007

Product Manager
3mg Inc
2000 – 2003, 2005

Sales Engineer
Vettro
2004

Senior/Lead Technologist
Viant
1998 – 2000

CTO, Co-founder
MyEssay.com
1998 – 2001

Consultant
PriceWaterhouseCoopers
1997 – 1998

Internet Developer
RandomHouse Publishing
1996-1997

Junior Forwards Trader
AIG
1996

Massachusetts Institute OF Technology

B.S. Management Sciences

Patent Activity

  • US Patent 8,180,376 for “Mobile Analytics Tracking and Reporting”
  • US Patent 8,620,315 for “Multi-tiered anti-abuse registration for a mobile device user”
  • US Patent 6,341,779 for “Mathematical Card and Dice Game”. (Zetre). (Wrote the patent myself)
  • Wrote and filed patent for “System and Method of Storing and Displaying Scannable Electronic Barcodes”

Volunteering

Mentor
Orange Fab
2013 – 2018

Mentor
MIT Venture Mentoring
2015 – 2018

Director
Mobile Monday
2011 – 2013

Chairman
MIT Wireless Forum
2001 – 2003

Entrepreneur Committee
MIT Club of Boston
2001 – 2003

VP Communications
MIT Club of New York
1997 – 1999

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