Dave Bonynge Co-Founder, Strategy
Co-Founder of SuburbanGuides.com. SuburbanGuides.com builds town websites and is working to help individuals and families connect with the community around them.
Prior, he was a realtor with Keller Williams Realty and Weichert Realty and licensed in NJ.
Before working in real estate, Mr. Bonynge was president of Answerbase Technologies, Inc., which sold a multidimensional database software product used by over 100 financial institutions and other companies. Major clients included Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, and Federal Express.
Prior to Answerbase, Mr. Bonynge was vice president for marketing technologies at Merrill Lynch where he was responsible for:
- Building/managing Merrill’s firm-wide customer database and managing the related research staff used to support market research, product management, direct mail, advertising assessment, pricing, etc.
- Marketing Merrill’s first customer online system: Merrill Link
- Managing a department responsible for researching external technologies of interest to Merrill Lynch.
He was also a VP and member of Merrill’s Acquisition and Joint Ventures team responsible for technology-related ventures as liaison to Teleport (purchased by AT&T), DataBroadcasting Corp., and Bloomberg L.P., among others. As part of the holding company’s Strategic Planning Division, Mr. Bonynge was responsible for coordinating the marketing efforts between the major retail and commercial segments of the firm.
At Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase), Mr. Bonynge was in both domestic and international correspondent banking. He served in various product management roles, and then became the relationship manager for Banks (bank customers) in New York State.
Mr. Bonynge has authored four books published by TAB Books, Inc. (McGraw Hill) on how to use a personal computer to control your home – lights, heat/air, appliances, etc.
Mr. Bonynge holds an MBA in marketing from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, and a BA in Economics from Union College, Schenectady, NY.