Management

Management

  • Ryan Schulke

    Chief Executive Officer
    Mr. Schulke was a co-founder of Fluent, Inc. in 2010 and has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fluent since its inception, and a director since 2015. Before founding Fluent, Mr. Schulke served as Media Director of Clash Media, a global digital advertising network.
    • Matthew Conlin

      President
      Mr. Conlin was a co-founder of Fluent, Inc. in 2010 has served as its President since inception. Prior to founding Fluent, Mr. Conlin served as Director of U.S. Sales for Clash Media, a global digital advertising network.
      • Alex Mandel

        Chief Financial Officer
        Mr. Mandel joined Fluent, Inc. as its Chief Financial Officer in February 2018. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Mandel had been serving as an independent financial consultant to the Company since July 2018. From February 2016 to June 2018, Mr. Mandel served as the Chief Financial Officer of IAC Applications, Inc., a division of IAC/InterActiveCorp. From 2010 to 2015, Mr. Mandel was employed by LendingTree, Inc., including as its Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to 2015. He was a Managing Director at Centerview Partners LLC, an investment banking advisory firm in New York City, from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Mandel held various positions at investment banking firm Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. from 1996 to 2008, including Managing Director beginning in 2003. He received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Tufts University and his Masters of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.
        • Don Patrick

          Chief Operating Officer
          Mr. Patrick joined Fluent, LLC as its Chief Operating Officer in January 2018.  Mr. Patrick had served as Chief Executive Officer of Seneca One Finance, Inc., a specialty consumer finance company, from 2014 to 2017.  From 2011 to 2013 he served as President of Infogroup Marketing Services, a business unit of  InfoGROUP, Inc.  Prior to that he served as Chief Operating Officer of Merkle from 1997 to 2010. He graduated with a MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA from St Lawrence University.