Neil Callahan is a Co-Founder and Managing Director at Pilot Growth Equity in New York City. Neil is a seasoned strategist, operator, and successfully bootstrapped software entrepreneur. He has advised many of the world’s leading technology companies on strategy, product management, sales & marketing, infrastructure, and operations. Aside from investing in (and serving as a board member of) Perthera, Neil has also invested in CB Insights, Counsyl, Metabiota, Perthera, ZENEDGE, and C-Legal (acquired by Ernst & Young).
Before Pilot Growth, Neil was the Co-founder and CEO of Sitaro Group Ltd., a leading CRM software company with customers including Adobe, AT&T, Cisco, CA, eBay, eHarmony, IBM, Philips, and SAP, which was acquired by CoActive Marketing Group (CMKG, now part of Dentsu, Inc). Prior to co-founding Sitaro Group Ltd., Neil was a Vice President of Marketing Technology & Strategy for Young & Rubicam / Wunderman where he created integrated digital and media investment strategies for AT&T, Citibank, IBM, and Sony. Neil began his career with Andersen Consulting as a software developer and an engagement manager, where he created technology solutions for Fortune 50 companies.
Neil earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago.