Neil Capel

Founder and CEO of Sailthru


Neil’s successful track record of working on large-scale, high-demand web systems led him to develop Sailthru’s unique, customer interest-based automation and personalization capabilities. 

Prior to founding Sailthru, Neil was the Chief Technology Officer for MusicNation, an AlleyCorp company, ASmallWorld, and Money-Media (acquired by Financial Times). Today, Neil is also an advisor to several startups, including and, and a Venture Partner at Bowery Capital, a seed stage venture fund focused on transformational upgrades to enterprise technologies.

Neil was also named to The Silicon Alley 100 in 2011 and 2012 as one of New York City’s most influential and coolest technology leaders.

Neil is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from behavioral targeting to Smart Data usage. He has presented at Needham & Co.’s annual growth conference, MediaPost’s Email Insider Summit, Business Insider’s Social Commerce Summit, and the Spree Developer Conference.