Biographies

Murray Martin--Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pitney Bowes Inc.
Murray D. Martin is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pitney Bowes Inc., a multi-billion global leader of integrated mail and document management solutions headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Pitney Bowes helps organizations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages, delivering technology, service, and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide.
 

During his 20-year career with Pitney Bowes, Mr. Martin has held a variety of senior management positions, including his election to President and Chief Executive Officer in May of 2007 and as Chairman in January of 2009.  He has been the architect of over 65 acquisitions, expanding the company’s reach throughout all segments of the mailstream, including mail services and work sharing with the acquisition of PSI, software with the acquisition of Group 1, and marketing services with the acquisition of Imagitas and AAS/PMH. 
 

Under his leadership, Pitney Bowes has produced major technological innovations in the mailing industry including a number of active patents with applications in a variety of markets including printing, shipping, encryption, and financial services. Mr. Martin himself is the holder of a patent for a closed loop postage metering system.
 

Mr. Martin joined Pitney Bowes in 1987 as President and CEO of Dictaphone Canada Ltd.  In 1990 he was promoted to President of Pitney Bowes Copier Systems and relocated to the United States. Copier Systems became the most profitable company in the industry during his tenure.

Previously, Mr. Martin worked at Monroe Systems for Business, a division of Litton Industries, where he was appointed President at the age of 29 and was elected to the boards of Litton Business Systems and Litton Business and Industrial Systems.

Mr. Martin isa member of the board of Pitney Bowes Inc., The Brinks Company, Catalyst, the Business Council of Fairfield County, and the New Horizons Foundation. He has also served on the boards of the World Affairs Forum, United Way International and Young Life.     

Mr. Martin was born in Ontario, Canada and attended the University of Waterloo where he received a Distinguished Fellow award from the Center of Applied Cryptographic Research in 2001. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Waterloo in June of 2009.

Doug Deschutter--President, Customer Communications, Broadridge
Doug is President, Customer Communications with responsibility for Broadridge's transaction reporting, electronic communications, document management, and new account processing solutions.  Prior to his current role, Doug was Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer for Broadridge.  Doug has an MBA from Duke University, a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.


John Schloff--Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Alliances - Volly
John Schloff is the Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Alliances for Volly. He is responsible for the financial performance and successful market launch and adoption of a new secure digital delivery system poised to change the mailing industry.
 
Previously, Schloff was the Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances and Business Development for the Mailing Solutions Management division of Pitney Bowes where he was responsible for developing new growth engines for the division, whether organically or through strategic alliances. He was instrumental in Pitney Bowes entering the production print market via a partnership with HP, and the key executive responsible for incubating Volly, a secure digital delivery service. Prior to this, he was VP of Marketing and Global Strategy for Pitney Bowes Document Messaging Technology division where he helped shape the company’s Customer Communication Management (CCM) business strategy.
 
Schloff joined Pitney Bowes in 2005 from Kodak Polychrome Graphics (KPG) where he was Staff Vice President, responsible for KPG’s worldwide direct imaging, digital printing and digital front end business. Before that, he was General Manager of Program Management for Imation Corporation’s Color Technologies Division where he incubated numerous businesses leveraging the companies color software technology. Prior to his tenure with Imation, he was President and Director General of Danka Mexicana, where he developed an independent business entity from Eastman Kodak’s Mexican copier business unit, growing the business 50% over a two year period.
 
Schloff is a seasoned general manager with deep experience in marketing and new business development and expertise in document management, customer and consumer communication workflow solutions, as well as mailstream solutions and production print.
 
John serves on the board of PODI, the Print On Demand Initiative. He received his BA in Economics (magna cum laude) from USC and his MBA (summa cum laude) from Pepperdine University.

Bernie Gracy
--Vice President, Business Development and Operations, Volly
Bernie Gracy is Vice President of Business Development and Operations for Volly. He has held a number of leadership positions within the company in systems engineering, product development, professional services, general management, marketing, and strategy.
 
Bernie played an integral role in the acquisition and integration of Group 1 Software in 2004, Emtex in 2006, and MapInfo in 2007. He has a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Connecticut, an M.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a M.S. in E-Commerce from the University of Maryland.  Bernie is a frequent contributor to Pitney Bowes’s blogging community at http://blogs.pbconnect.com/customer/author/berniegracy/ and http://blogs.pbconnect.com/innovation/author/berniegracy/ .