Who Is Cdl

Dreamers. Builders. Funders. Accelerators. We've brought together best-in-class talent from technology, design, marketing, operations and capital to build businesses and solve real market problems.

SO WHO IS CIE DIGITAL LABS?

Dreamers. Builders. Funders. Accelerators. We've brought together best-in-class talent from technology, design, marketing, operations and capital to build businesses and solve real market problems.

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DID YOU KNOW “CIE” IS PRONOUNCED "SEE"?

WE BUILD BUSINESSES, NOT POWER POINTS.

We help to design, build and execute growth strategies for established businesses and visionary start-ups. Our success is built on the shoulders of entrepreneurial scrappiness and a relentless pursuit of “doing it better” and finding a clear signal in the noise. The pillars of our practice span expertise in each stage of business growth.

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Creative

CREATE

MARKET TESTING
HYPOTHESIS DEVELOPMENT
PRODUCT IDEATION
SIGNAL IDENTIFICATION
VENTURE PLANNING

Fund

FUND

VENTURE CAPITAL
PARTNERSHIPS
JOINT VENTURES
MENTORSHIP
MVP DEVELOPMENT

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LAUNCH

BRAND STRATEGY
MARKETING STRATEGY
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
TECHNOLOGY
CREATIVE & CONTENT
MEDIA & PUBLISHING

Grow

GROW

GROWTH STRATEGY
BRAND DEVELOPMENT
DATA STRATEGY
MEDIA OPTIMIZATION
CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT
ADVOCACY

MAKING REAL WORLD IMPACT FOR PARTNERS

OUR START UPS

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP.

ANDEREE
BERENGIAN

Co-Founder and CEO at Cie Digital Labs

With more than 20 years of experience steering corporate and product strategy, Anderee Berengian is an accomplished entrepreneur, technologist, and investor passionate about driving progress through digital innovation. At CDL, Berengian is responsible for building a world-class execution-focused team and growing CDL’s digital transformation ideas into sustainable, profitable companies.

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JUSTIN
CHOI

Co-Founder and Head of Product Strategy at Cie Digital Labs, Founder and CEO at Nativo

Justin Choi is a serial entrepreneur and product-focused CEO who holds multiple technology patents and founded three successful companies across various sectors, including a leading social/mobile game studio that produced two top grossing mobile apps on iOS and Google Play.

At CDL, Justin serves as the head of product strategy and advises on innovation, technology, and app development. Justin is also the founder of Nativo, an advertising technology company that powers the brand content programs of more than 500 top brand advertisers and media companies such as Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, and Time Inc.

Justin

ALVIN
FONG

COO at Cie Digital Labs

As COO at CDL, Alvin Fong brings exceptional leadership in strategic partnerships, cross-channel audience development, and monetization and optimization.

Alvin’s expertise in enhancing organizational, operational, and financial efficiency has steered exponential growth and scale across several digital companies. This includes increasing StyleHaul’s video views to more than 500 million per month, as well as launching and nurturing Internet Brands’ Auto Enthusiast Division into a Top 10 comScore ranking and executing 44 acquisitions for the company.

Alvin

JOHN
MONTGOMERY

Chief Design Officer at Cie Digital Labs

John has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands to transform their businesses through branding, digital marketing and innovation. At his award-winning digital marketing agency, John led the most successful new product launch in the history of Nestlé USA and was named by Business Insider as one of the 12 Most Creative People in Marketing and Advertising.

In his role as Chief Design Officer at CIE, John leads the Product, Experience Design and Marketing teams to accelerate start-ups and work with our enterprise partners to drive growth and innovation.

John

JIM
DAVIS

Entrepreneur in Residence at Cie Digital Labs

Jim Davis’ expansive knowledge in innovation, brand marketing, advising early-stage and mid-market companies, business development and exit optimization has driven unparalleled revenue and business growth for brands.

At CDL, Davis accelerates new businesses opportunities and provides strategic marketing and operational guidance to portfolio companies. Over his 25-year career, Davis has launched five of eBay’s largest businesses, led Pepsi’s expansion into new beverage options that accelerated the company’s growth, and founded successful startups, sold to AOL, Hearst and AT&T.

Jim

BRAD
MARTIN

EXECUTIVE IN RESIDENCE AT CIE DIGITAL LABS

Brad Martin has led a prolific career driving growth and strategy across various industries. At CDL, Martin lends his expertise in enhancing CDL’s unique value proposition in competitive, emerging markets through his understanding of business challenges and strategies.

Martin is Chairman of Chesapeake Energy, Chairman of RBM Ventures, and Retired Chairman and CEO of Saks Inc., where in his 20-year tenure the company grew to a Fortune 500 enterprise and its stock value increased more than 12-fold. He also serves on the Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation, First Horizon National Corporation, and Pilot/Flying J.

Brad

WE VALUE PASSION

Working with us means changing the world by bringing transformative products to life. If you want to change the world with us, check out our opportunities!

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