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NYSE American: INUV

Inuvo Overview

Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE American: INUV) is an Artificial Intelligence based technology company that designs, develops and patents proprietary advertising solutions that it sells through agencies, directly to brands and integrated into advertising platforms.

The company’s core differentiators include its large language generative AI, designed to locate and target online audiences without using consumer data, cookies or identifiers and its machine learning predictive media mix AI, designed to empower CMO’s with the ability to confidently and statistically optimize advertising spend across the omnichannel.

Corporate HQ: Little Rock, AR

West Coast Office: San Jose, CA

Executive team comprised of AdTech veterans
Patented Artificial Intelligence Technology: 19 patents, 8 pending
About Inuvo

Artificial Intelligence Designed for the Future of Advertising. Now. 

About IntentKey

Learn more about Inuvo’s proprietary AI technology, IntentKey.

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Audience Discovery Portal

See Inuvo’s generative AI modeling and insights in action.

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Management Team

Management & Board made up of accomplished executives who built and sold numerous successful advertising technology companies and agencies

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Chairman & CEO

Rich Howe

Mr. Howe has been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since November 2008, and currently serves as the Companies Chairman and CEO. Prior to joining Inuvo, Mr. Howe served as Chief Marketing and M&A Officer at the Acxiom Corporation ( NASDAQ : ACXM ), one of the largest Marketing Services companies in the world, which he joined in 2004. From 2001 to 2004, he was the general manager of Global Marketing Services at Fair Isaac & Company ( NYSE : FICO ), a leading provider of risk management software and analytics products and services. Between 1999 and 2001, Mr. Howe started, grew and sold private Internet search innovator, ieWild.

Mr. Howe has over his career led the acquisition, merger or divestiture of numerous companies on three continents. Mr. Howe has both undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering having studied at Concordia and McGill University, Canada.


Barry Lowenthal

Barry was recently appointed as Inuvo’s President in May 2023. Barry brings more than three decades of experience leading innovative marketing agencies, while delivering growth and enhanced value for stockholders. Most recently, he served as CEO of Media Kitchen, an award-winning full-service communications planning and buying agency, which is a member of the Stagwell Media Network, with offices in New York City, Minneapolis, Toronto, Montreal, and Stockholm. Under Mr. Lowenthal’s leadership, Media Kitchen became an industry-recognized digital media leader with a global team of over 100 associates and hundreds of millions of dollars in client billings. The company maintained consistent EBITDA growth and double-digit margins. Media Kitchen merged with MMI Agency in 2022.


Wallace Ruiz

Wally serves as Inuvo’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for the company’s financial functions, budgeting, human resources, legal affairs and investor relations. Wally has been the chief financial officer of both public and privately-owned companies in several industries. Prior to joining Inuvo in June 2010, he was the CFO of SRI Surgical Express, a nationwide provider of healthcare services where he was a key member of the team driving its turnaround. Wally started his career in the New York offices of Ernst & Young and has led the finance function of companies in the consumer products, oil and gas, retail, fashion and high tech industries. Wally has helped start ups through successful IPOs and growing enterprises with bank and private placement financings. Outside the office, Wally has been an adjunct professor of International Finance at the University of Miami and a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. He currently serves as a director on the board of the Florida Institute of CFOs. Wally earned his MBA degree in Accounting and Finance from Columbia University and a BS degree in Computer Science from St. John’s University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Technology Professional.

General Counsel

John Pisaris

John Pisaris has served as the General Counsel and Secretary of Inuvo since our acquisition of Vertro in March 2012. John joined Vertro in 2004 and served as Vertro’s General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to joining Vertro, John was a partner in the law firm of Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP, a firm which he joined as an associate. At Porter Wright, John practiced in the corporate and securities group and advised clients on business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financings, securities offerings and securities compliance. John is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Hillsdale College.

SVP of Bonfire

Dana Robbins

Dana Robbins joined Inuvo in 2013 to launch the Company’s publishing product line and build its flagship digital publishing site, Leveraging Dana’s experience in data, data management, and analytics, the business has grown to include an entire suite of websites as well as several large direct clients.

As SVP, Dana oversees the operational management of product development, campaign management, client management, publishing, strategy, and innovation for ValidClick products and services.

Prior to joining Inuvo, Dana served as the Director of Product Management at Acxiom, where she worked on an online data management platform. As part of her work at Acxiom, she also shares two patents related to anonymizing consumer data to protect consumer privacy used in advertising. Additionally, Dana worked as Director of Product at Choicepoint and was EVP of Marketing and Technology at General Health Corporation. While at GHC, her team developed an integrated, portable screening system that enabled field techs to administer 10 key heart health-related tests and delivered results to the consumer in less than 30 minutes. Dana has a BA in Economics from Hendrix College.

SVP IntentKey

Amir Bakhshaie

Amir Bakhshaie has been integral in merging California-based company NetSeer, purchased by Arkansas-based company Inuvo in February 2017, and Inuvo’s technologies to better serve the advertising technology industry. His leadership skills enabled both teams and home-based employees across the nation to transition smoothly while also teaching Inuvo about NetSeer’s technology: how it was built, its functionality, and how it updates.

As SVP, Amir leads Inuvo’s IntentKey brand development, develops a life cycle management plan to extend business potential, and conducts continuous research and analysis of product performance. He has an affinity for mentoring, grooming, and developing others in the company and has a love for continuous learning.

Prior to joining Inuvo, Amir made significant contributions working for Apple, Sun Microsystems, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Turn APP. He received a Bachelor of Science in International Relations at the University of California, Davis; a Master’s in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Tech, and a Master’s in Information Technology Management: Web Technology and Product Development from Carnegie Mellon University.

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The Company completed its initial public offering of common stock on August 1988.

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Analyst Coverage

Inuvo, Inc. is followed by the analysts listed below. Please note that any opinions, estimates or forecasts regarding Inuvo, Inc.'s performance made by these analysts are theirs alone and do not represent opinions, forecasts or predictions of Inuvo, Inc. or its management. Inuvo, Inc. does not by its reference above or distribution imply its endorsement of or concurrence with such information, conclusions or recommendations.

Alliance Global Partners (A.G.P.)
Brian Kinstlinger, CFA
Ladenburg Thalmann & Co
Jon R. Hickman
Maxim Group
Jack Vander Aarde

Industry Classifications

Consumer Cyclical

Advertising & Marketing Services

Other Services Related to Advertising (541890)

Advertising, Not Elsewhere Classified (7319)

Contact Information

Inuvo, Inc.
500 President Clinton Avenue
Suite 300
Little Rock, AR 72201
T: 501-205-8508

Investor Relations
Wally Ruiz
Chief Financial Officer
T: 501–205–8397

Transfer Agent
Colonial Stock Transfer Co. Inc.
7840 S. 700 E.
Sandy, UT 84070
T: 801–355–5740

EisnerAmper LLP
111 Wood Avenue South
Iselin, NJ 08830-2700
T: 732-243-7000
F: 732-951-7400

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Corporate HQ

500 President Clinton Ave #300
Little Rock, AR, 72201

Engineering HQ

3031 Tisch Way, Ste. 400 San Jose, CA 95128