Craig Donato

Founder and CEO

Craig Donato is the founder and CEO of Oodle, a consumer internet company whose mission is to provide online tools that make it easier to buy, sell, and give locally. Found online at, Oodle is currently available in several markets, including Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, and Dallas, among others.

Prior to Oodle, Donato was CEO of Grand Central Communications, which provides an internet service for business-to-business integration.

Before joining Grand Central, Donato was a senior vice president at Excite@Home where he oversaw the Excite Search and Community business units and managed Network Programming.

Donato holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.