Jeffrey Hilimire is the Chief Digital Officer for Engauge, a total marketing solutions agency combining the disciplines of branding, digital and direct marketing. He is based in the Atlanta, Georgia office.
Hilimire began building websites in college at UNC Charlotte, where he studied Computer Science. After graduation, he worked out of his parents’ basement with partner Raj Choudhury and Danny Davis to build his company NBN Designs, later renamed Spunlogic.
In April 2003, Hilimire’s company was named one of the fastest-growing companies by the Atlanta Business Chronicle,and in October 2007, he was selected as #4 of Catalyst magazine’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs for 2007. On March 31, 2008 Hilimire and his partners sold Spunlogic to Engauge for an undisclosed amount. Jeff assumed the title of Managing Director of the newly branded Engauge Digital, held by private equity firm Halyard Capital. In September 2009, Jeff assumed the title of Chief Digital Officer for Engauge.
Hilimire currently serves on the board of Junior Achievement of Georgia and Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta,as well as the eMarketing Association Advisory Board.
In January 2009, Hilimire became one of the founding partners of Shotput Ventures, a technology startup accelerator fund.