About Us

Our mission is to make advertising more meaningful. We’re passionate about connecting brands and consumers in a way that delivers value for both. Since 2009, we’ve pioneered the leading platform for brand engagement and enabled brands to make a real impact on the lives of millions of consumers (and benefit from real impact to the bottom line).
We believe the power of local influence can be harnessed online and offline to deliver paradigm shifting outcomes not only for marketers, but also for communities and society as a whole; and thus, we believe our platform can change the world. We affectionately call it Marketing that Matters.

Pear is a part of the CustomInk group, a family of companies which collectively empowers millions of groups and their communities across the country.

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Read about Pear’s involvement in the advertising industry and the work that we have done with our sponsorship partners.

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Advisory Board

The Pear Advisory Board is a strategic assembly of professionals that provide guidance and discuss emerging business opportunities along with industry-specific solutions.

John Baudino

John has built a career leading innovative organizations in the development and introduction of transformative marketing technologies and data products into established markets. He has an expertise in customer engagement technologies, consumer data, big data analytics, and digital marketing solutions, and currently leads digital data sales strategy for Acxiom Corporation. He has a range of in-depth experience helping brands engage and build stronger customer relationships across multiple industries, including automotive, entertainment, retail, financial services, and healthcare.

John earned an MBA with a focus on marketing and strategy from UCLA Anderson School of Management and a BSE from University of Michigan.


Bryan Throckmorton

Bryan is a senior management and strategy executive, currently serving as the VP & General Manager of the Enterprise Data organization at Verve Mobile, one of the fastest growing mobile advertising platforms in the world. Prior to Verve, he was the Chief Revenue Officer at Big Cloud Analytics, where he was part of a core team that grew the company into one of the leading analytics firms for the Internet of Things in Healthcare. Prior to joining Big Cloud Analytics, Bryan was a Global Vice President at.

Bryan is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School in Boston, and in addition holds an MBAfrom the University of Central Arkansas. In 2012, Bryan was selected to the prestigious Young Leaders Council forthe Brookings Institute, one of only 15 executives in the US under 40.

Career Opportunities

Working at Pear means you'll be surrounded by colleagues who are dedicated to meeting their own high standards, to inspiring their teammates and to making a positive impact on the world. If you're interested in building a great company together then we hope you'll apply!