Alexi Venneri

Co-founder & CEO at Digital Air Strike

Alexi Venneri is the Co-founder and CEO of Digital Air Strike, the award-winning social media, intelligent lead response, and consumer engagement technology company. A pioneer in digital response, social media technology, and online reputation management, Digital Air improves consumer engagement for over 7,700 businesses nationwide. Because of Alexi’s leadership and vision, Digital Air Strike has grown to over 160 employees with four offices nationwide and was named to Inc. 5000’s list of Fastest Growing Private Companies.

Alexi’s prior positions include President of Auto Media/Blue Flame 6 (part of The Van Tuyl Automotive Group), VP of Marketing, PR & Investor Relations at Dealertrack (now part of Cox Automotive), CMO at Who’s Calling, Director of Marketing for Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners, and Director of Sales & Marketing at Clipper Transportation. Venneri is an accomplished public speaker and author of the best-selling book Balls! Six Rules for Winning Today’s Business Game. Alexi was honored by Automotive News as one of the Top 100 Leading Women in the Automotive Industry on the most recent list that included Mary Barra. She received the Governor’s Celebration of Innovation Award, was named the Innovator of the Year by the American Business Awards, was awarded the Arizona Top Technology Executive of the Year Award and was named one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona.

Alexi has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Marketing and Administration from the University of Calgary and is an accredited trainer at the University of Washington as well as The Pacific Institute. She supports numerous charitable organizations selecting one or more each month while working closely with ARME and Beagle Freedom Project, nonprofit organizations that rescue and rehabilitate animals.