What We Do
Prior to joining Platinum Equity, Crawley was in the Private Equity Practice at Alvarez and Marsal PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he focused on the performance improvement and acquisition integration strategies for private equity portfolio companies across a variety of industries.
Crawley holds an undergraduate degree in Accounting from Indiana State University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University Kelley School of Business.
Prior to Cision, Pearlstein was CFO of Six3 Systems, Inc., a leading provider of software development, sensor development and signal processing services to the intelligence community. As a CFO, Pearlstein has led three different companies through their initial public offerings: AppNet, DigitalNet and Solera.
Pearlstein is a CPA and received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from New York University. He also holds an MBA in finance from The George Washington University.
Previously CEO of TrendKite, Huddleston strives to infuse the TrendKite team's dynamic, fast-paced strategy with the legacy and depth of Cision, building on both teams' dedication to a customer-first approach.
Huddleston studied at the University of Texas at Austin in the Plan II Honors Program. Outside of the office, you’ll find him mentoring young entrepreneurs, perfecting a martial arts move, or cheering on his kids at their sporting events.
Prior to joining Cision, Gregg was Vice President of Operations at Autodesk, a multi-billion-dollar multinational design, engineering and entertainment software company. During his time at Autodesk, he held various critical roles to the operations function. Most notably, Gregg led the strategy and execution of integrating the IBM Watson platform into Autodesk as a means of handling inbound customer service inquiries.
Gregg holds a BA from Indiana University Bloomington in Political Science and Journalism.
Luse brings more than 30 years of Human Resources experience to the role. Most recently, he led HR strategy and process for Accretive Health, responsible for organizational development, cultural transformation, as well as other HR disciplines. Prior to Accretive Health, Luse was CHRO for Nuveen Investments, a leading investment management firm, for eight years.
Luse holds a Masters of Management degree (MBA) from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A degree from Eastern Illinois University.
Of particular interest to Nicole is work that transforms the way we distribute and engage with content in the digital environment, with focus on analytics that deliver actionable insights.
Nicole is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and based in Toronto, Ontario.
With more than 20 years of experience developing multinational organizations, Low was one of the founders and CEO of Precise Media Group, where he led the company through a period of rapid growth resulting in its acquisition by Kantar Media. He subsequently worked as Chief Strategy Officer at Kantar Media, where he led the integration of the company's monitoring and evaluation businesses in Europe. Low's deep experience in the industry also includes roles as CFO and Managing Director of PR Newswire Europe, where he spearheaded the company's business expansion across Europe.
Chen joined PR Newswire in late 2003 to lead its efforts in developing its media distribution network in China. His role steadily expanded to include sales and marketing, editorial and customer services, product development and innovation. Working with his team, Chen pioneered the commercial newswire industry in a market where few believed it had any future and helped establish the company as the dominant player in providing news distribution, financial disclosure as well as media intelligence and monitoring services to customers. He was promoted to head of the company’s business for the entire APAC region in 2013 and currently leads a team of some 200 professionals working out of over a dozen offices across the region, serving thousands of global and local customers with their communications needs.
Prior to PR Newswire, Chen had worked in many sectors of the media and publishing industry and held various positions at CNBC Asia, Deluxe Global Media, Beijing Television, among others. Chen holds an MBA degree from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Larsen has two decades of entrepreneurial experience in the groove between marketing and technology. On the tech side, he had a stint at Oracle as one of the youngest engineers on their consulting team. He later went on to build the global communities’ platform at NetDoctor.com with a small team. This experience led him to co-found and build a Scandinavian social network from the ground up, which was then acquired by media group JP/Politiken.
He went on to co-found a boutique social tech consultancy, working with marquee brands and agencies. After growing its customer base, tech stack, and staff, he led a spin-off of the internal social media management product that would become Falcon.io, now a part of Cision.
Thomann-Rompf has nearly 20 years of experience in communication research and consulting, with a strong understanding of various markets throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He joined PRIME Research in 2000, where he served as Director of Automotive in Mainz, Germany, and later was tasked with overseeing operations in the Americas.
Thomann-Rompf holds a Masters of Arts in Political Science, having studied Political Science, Sociology and Public Law at Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz, University of Trier and at Instituts d'études politiques / Sciences Po in Bordeaux, France.
Where We Are
Montréal 2000 McGill College, suite 300 Montréal, Québec H3A 3H3Toronto 88 Queens Quay W, Suite 3000 Toronto, ON M5J 0B8
130 E Randolph Street, 7th Floor Chicago, IL 60601 Phone: 866-639-5087
Other North America Locations
Washington, D.C. Area 12051 Indian Creek Court Beltsville, MD 20705
Raleigh Area 2121 RDU Center Dr, Suite 400 Morrisville, NC 27560Portsmouth 195 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 225 Portsmouth, NH 03801