About Us

Index Company Leadership Partners Advisors and Investors

Index, based in San Francisco, is a leading retail software company that combines secure payments and personalized marketing to transform offline retail. We provide a semi-integrated payment solution and fully hosted gateway, and our unique point-of-sale (POS) integration enables retailers to build an account for every shopper, unify customer profiles across channels, drive opt-in to deliver personalized marketing, and optimize every campaign. We help retailers to meet and greet customers on the channels where they engage, and harness the potential of mobile to elevate and expand these relationships.

Leadership

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Jonathan Wall

Co-Founder / CTO

Before co-founding Index, Jonathan was co-founder of Google Wallet. Earlier, he was the technical lead for the Google File System (GFS) team, focused on building Google’s big data infrastructure. Under his guidance, the GFS team won engineering achievement awards and a Google Founders’ Award for delivering live failover and orders of magnitude performance improvements in throughput and latency. Prior to joining Google in 2005, Jonathan worked on the kernel team at Network Appliance, delivering mission-critical enterprise storage solutions and making broad contributions to key functional areas including the WAFL and RAID systems. Jonathan has a BS in physics, a minor in Chemistry and a MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

Marc Freed-Finnegan

Co-Founder / CEO

Before co-founding Index, Marc was the product lead for Google Wallet. Earlier, he was on¬†Google’s New Business Development team, focused on strategic partnerships, early-stage products, and licensing for mobile ad and SMS products and Android Market. He was instrumental in the launch of Google’s AdSense for mobile, enabling developers to generate advertising revenue from iPhone and Android apps. Marc first joined Google in 2007 as part of its Global Infrastructure team, for which he selected sites for European data centers and expanded Google’s network into emerging markets worldwide. Before Google, Marc specialized in sell-side mergers and acquisitions at a small investment bank. Marc has a BA in Political Science from Yale University.

Advisors

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Stephen Sadove
Director of JCPenney & Colgate-Palmolive, former CEO & Chairman of Saks Inc., and former NRF Chairman.
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Michael Besancon
Former SVP of Purchasing, Marketing and Distribution at Whole Foods.
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Paul Clayton
Former CEO of Jamba Juice, and former President, SVP and CMO of Burger King.
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Naval Ravikant
CEO and Co-Founder of AngelList. Previously co-founded Epinions and Vast.com.

Partners

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Investors

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Index Resources
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