A spirited team

Think of us as seasoned entrepreneurs. We are the face of industry leadership and start up innovation. Our in-store solutions are changing the way people shop.

Our History

How we got to where we are.

Our shopper engagement solutions have grown up over the years—and so have we. We started in 1992, first previewing music, and then designing, building, and operating scalable in-store digital networks with proven wins for consumers, retailers, and brands.

Now, as clicks, taps, and “Likes” are transforming brick and mortar retail, we are augmenting our end-to-end offerings to include integrated social and mobile campaigns, real-time hyperlocal messaging, omnichannel strategies, interactive touchscreens, and data-driven shopper technologies. We’re delivering an in-store customer experience that supports the way people expect to shop TODAY. We call it the Store of the NOW.


Our management team.

Kevin Carbone

Kevin Carbone


Kevin is leading PRN as CEO. In prior executive roles, he built strategic relationships with Visa, Sun, Gateway, AMD, General Dynamics, Apple, and Cisco. Most recently, Kevin was Founder and CEO of 6Connex, a virtual collaboration software company. Kevin holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Jonathan Rosen

SVP, Content, Strategy, and Creative Services

Jonathan leads the brand integration, content strategy, and creative teams at PRN. His focus is consumer activation and conversion at retail. Prior to joining PRN, Jonathan was Co-Founder at Spine Films, where he created original programming for Discovery Networks and National Geographic. Jonathan holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia University, and was a Directing Fellow at the American Film Institute.

Jonathan Rosen
Chuck Billups

Chuck Billups

SVP, Brand Advertising and Retail Partnerships

Chuck leads advertising sales and retail strategy and accounts at PRN. He has deep experience in shopper and brand marketing, advertising sales, and retail account management from Procter & Gamble, The Path to Purchase Institute, and PRN. Chuck holds a B.A. from Penn and an M.B.A. from Michigan, and served as an Officer in the U.S. Navy.

Katie Harless

SVP, Services and Operations

Katie is a leader of Service and Operations for PRN’s retail and advertiser clients. Before joining PRN, she held senior roles in Production Management at San Francisco-based Preview Media/News Travel Network and Ziff Davis Television. Later, at Tech TV, she oversaw Post Production and Master Control Operations. Katie holds a B.A. in Behavior Sciences from the University of Chicago, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa.

Katie Harless
Chip Hansel

Chip Hansel

VP, Field Solutions

Chip leads a team responsible for the deployment and ongoing support of PRN’s network solutions. Prior to joining PRN in 1999, Chip spent 11 years working in customer and field services, focusing on customer solutions and automation. He holds a B.S. in Industrial & Computer Technology and a Minor in Mathematics from California State University, Chico.

Yogesh Chopra

SVP, Engineering

Yogesh leads engineering and software development for PRN. As part of a broader software development role for parent company STRATACACHE, he focuses on mobile platforms and digital signage solutions for Retail. Yogesh has spearheaded the development of new products and services for the company and led several customer projects from inception to delivery. Prior to joining PRN & STRATACACHE, Yogesh led software development at iMimic Networking prior to its acquisition by Cisco. Yogesh holds an MS in Computer Science and has contributed to research work at the systems lab of Rice University for IEEE. He holds a BE in Electronics from the University of Mumbai, where he earned top honors and graduated ninth in his class.

Chip Hansel
Patrick Phipps

Patrick Phipps

VP, Strategic Partnerships

Patrick heads up PRN’s partnership efforts. Prior to joining PRN, Patrick was with IBM in their Enterprise Marketing Software Group where he helped leading companies transform into omnichannel marketing organizations. Over the last 20 years Patrick has held leadership roles in digital media, software, and customer experience management, where he forged partnerships and strategic transactions with many big brands including: Nordstrom, Starbucks, Nike, Expedia, The Home Depot, and Costco. Patrick holds a B.A. in Communications from Washington State University.

Upcoming Events

Where to find us.

NACS Show 2018

January 13 – 15, 2019
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

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Our core values.

Our Core Values