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Eric Groves is CEO and co-founder of Alignable (alignable.com). Alignable, the social network for local businesses to connect, collaborate, find new customers, share and learn with industry peers.
Prior to co-founding Alignable, Eric was SVP Sales & Business Development at Constant Contact for 10½ years where he led the company’s go to market efforts growing the business from start-up stage to 400,000 customers and $200MM in revenue. Groves authored The Constant Contact Guide to Email Marketing and is recognized as an expert on Engagement Marketing, Email Marketing, and local business. He has appeared on MSNBC’s Your Business and contributes to Small Business Trends, Fast Company and Yahoo Small Business.
Prior to Constant Contact, Eric held various leadership positions in sales, business development, and mergers & acquisitions at AltaVista, iAtlas, InfoUSA, MFS Communications, SBC (AT&T) and Citigroup. Eric has served a Board Member for LogoWorks (sold to HP) uTest, BigCommerce, and More Than Words. Eric holds a B.A. in economics from Grinnell College and an MBA from the University of Iowa.