Founder and CEO, Digital River
Joel Ronning is founder and CEO of Digital River. With a multi-million dollar e-commerce infrastructure, Digital River builds and manages global online businesses for tens of thousands of companies. Today the company counts among its clients industry leaders such as Adobe, EA, Kodak, Logitech, Microsoft, Philips and THQ. Annually, Digital River handles over $3 billion in online transactions.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Minnesota, Digital River has over 1200 employees worldwide. Prior to Digital River, Ronning successfully launched two other Minnesota companies. During his career, he has produced nine e-commerce-related patents.