Kenny Herman

Tech Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Food Ordering Expert

New York, NY

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A tech entrepreneur and occasional angel investor that assists startups, emerging, and established companies grow through strategy, business, product, and audience development. Extensive experience partnering with many of the most influential companies in / around tech - including everyone from Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft, to DoorDash, Postmates, Uber, Square, Toast, TripAdvisor, Yelp, and The New York Times.

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Olo
food ordering
Slice
Google Food Ordering
DoorDash
UberEats
Postmates
GrubHub
SinglePlatform
Rails
Deliverect
Chowly
Ordermark
Checkmate
Otter
Work experience
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Jan 2015 - Present

Slice

Seed Investor

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Dec 2019 - Dec 2020

Olo

Senior Vice President Business Development

Olo is the on-demand interface for the restaurant industry, powering digital ordering and delivery for restaurant brands. Olo’s enterprise-grade software powers every stage of the digital restaurant transaction, from fully-branded guest interfaces to the back-of-house order management features that keep the kitchen running smoothly. Our clients include the majority of enterprise and publicly-traded restaurant brands - Chili's, Dairy Queen, El Pollo Loco, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jamba Juice, Jimmy John's, Noodles & Company, Shake Shack, Subway, Sweetgreen, Wingstop, and many more.

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Feb 2016 - Dec 2019

Slice

EVP, Strategy & Business Development

Real Pizza, Real Easy. By bridging the digital divide between Big Pizza and independents, Slice is changing the way America orders local pizza. Today, millions of consumers order from more than 10,000 restaurants throughout all 50 states. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in NYC, Slice has raised $82M million from KKR, GGV Capital, Primary Ventures, and the founders of Seamless and SinglePlatform. Among other honors, Slice has been named Inc's Best Workplaces in 2018, Crain's Best Places to Work in 2018, and Built-In NYC's Best Places to Work in 2019.

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Jan 2015 - Dec 2016

Shutterstock

Vice President, Business Development

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 80,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 60 million images and 3 million video clips available.

Jan 2010 - Dec 2015

SinglePlatform (acquired by TripAdvisor (via Constant Contact))

Founding Executive & EVP, Business Development

SinglePlatform, the world's largest online provider of restaurant menus and local business storefronts, enables local businesses to publish information like their products, services, menus, photos, and prices, across thousands of the most popular media companies, search engines, mobile applications, travel guides, and local review sites. Founded in 2010, SinglePlatform was named by Bloomberg BusinessWeek as one of “America’s Most Promising Startups of 2011”. (Acquired by Constant Contact (NASDAQ: CTCT) in June 2012 for $100M and then TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP) in December 2019)

Jan 2009 - Dec 2010

Direct Brands (acquired by Pride Tree Holdings)

Director of New Product Development

Direct Brands, Inc., is the largest direct to consumer distributor of media products in the US and Canada. Portfolio companies include Columbia House, Your Music, Book-of-the-Month Club, Doubleday, etc. (Acquired by Pride Tree Holdings in 2012.)

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Jan 2008 - Dec 2008

Lotame

Corporate Development

Lotame empowers innovative publishers, agencies, and brands to unlock the full value of their audience data with its industry-leading data management platform, Crowd Control. Founded in 2006 with offices in New York, Maryland, Chicago and Boston, Lotame activates first and third-party audience data while ensuring quality, enforcing security and protecting user privacy.

Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

Next New Networks (acquired by YouTube / Google)

Content Network Manager / Executive Producer

Next New Networks is the leading provider of original, episodic series programming for the Internet. With over 1 billion views since the company’s launch in 2007, over 2 million subscribers, and some of the biggest hits on the Web, Next New Networks is redefining entertainment by championing the next generation of show creators. (Acquired by Google in March 2011)

Jan 2001 - Dec 2006

Exotic Car Network (acquired in Spring 2006)

Founder & CEO

A leading interactive destination for automotive enthusiasts, the Exotic Car Network was named as one of the Top Automotive Forums by Spike TV's 52 Favorite Cars in May 2004. In addition to tens of thousands of active members, ECN attracted large brand and endemic advertisers. (Acquired in Spring 2006)

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