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Neil Callahan

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Pilot Growth Equity

Neil Callahan is a Co-Founder and Managing Director at Pilot Growth Equity and is based in New York City. Neil has over 25 years of technology investing and operating experience and is a successful bootstrapped software entrepreneur. He has advised many of the world’s leading technology companies on strategy, product management, sales & marketing, infrastructure and operations. Neil serves on the boards of Bizzabo, CB Insights, Perthera, r4 Technologies and Velocidi Counsyl, Metabiota and Webgility. Prior to Pilot Growth, Neil was the Co-founder and CEO of Sitaro LTD., a leading DAM 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). At CoActive, Neil was a member of the executive team as the President of the Digital Business Unit and as the EVP of Business Development where he led M&A and strategic partnership initiatives and completed several acquisitions. While at CoActive, Neil expanded the client portfolio into the automotive, technology, financial services and sports & apparel verticals.Prior to co-founding Sitaro, 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 the Fortune 50. While at Andersen, Neil developed a global trade management and reconciliation platform for an international bank, created the financial and customer management systems for a large global wireless carrier, led the product management of a local telephony product for a large global telecommunication company and reengineered the supply chain for a large North American retailer.