Dan Clarke, a veteran executive of numerous high-tech and e-commerce companies, has recently taken over the leadership role as Chairman & CEO at WinBuyer, a company that enables online retailers to accelerate consumer purchasing behavior through WinBuyer’s onsite comparative shopping application. Mr. Clarke will be focused on expanding WinBuyer’s global market presence and driving product development initiatives. “Dan has been very involved in the growth of the company, and his expertise in the online retail market will emphasize WinBuyer’s position as the leading solution for Onsite Comparative Pricing, also known as OCP,” says Miki Balin, President & Founder of WinBuyer.
Since March 2008, Mr. Clarke has been acting as Executive Chairman of WinBuyer, lending his extensive experience in the online retail market to the general management of the company. Until now, Mr. Clarke has overseen the application’s introduction to the market, the signing of dozens of top 500 sites, enhancing of product features and functionality and the strategic growth of the company, including recruiting an industry-savvy executive team.
“Based on extensive consumer research, we have confirmed that there is a massive opportunity for online retailers to help their customers save time by simplifying the decision making process at the point of sale,” explained Mr. Clarke. “Consumers have always shopped around. Now, with Winbuyer's innovative technology, retailers are starting to realize that they can take an active role in the experience and profit from increased conversion rates, stronger customer loyalty, greater average order sizes and incremental revenue streams.”
Prior to WinBuyer, Mr. Clarke was the CEO of Vcommerce Corporation, a multi-tenant, enterprise-class end-to-end e-commerce platform used by leading online retailers. In less than five years, Mr. Clarke grew the end-user transaction volume on the Vcommerce platform from $50 million to more than $1 billion annually. Mr. Clarke also served as COO at Vivid Semiconductor, a flat-panel display design firm and President, CEO and board member of Primarion, a semiconductor company that he founded in 1999. Mr. Clarke spent the first seven years of his career at Intel, where he held several key executive positions including Business Unit General Manager and Marketing Director of the video components, mobile computing and graphics divisions.
WinBuyer (winbuyercorp.com) provides retailers with an Onsite Comparative Pricing (OCP) application, which enables retailers to accelerate consumer purchase behavior by embedding comparative shopping information into a retailer’s site at the point of sale. Over 150 merchants are realizing how WinBuyer can benefit them through increased sales conversion, greater average order size, improved site stickiness and enhanced consumer confidence. WinBuyer was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and London, England.