Perry D. Drake Drake Direct>Perry D. Drake has been involved in the direct marketing industry for approximately 15 years. He is currently the Vice President of Drake Direct, a database marketing consulting firm specializing in the strategic use of customer data (www.DrakeDirect.com). Prior to this, Perry worked for approximately eleven years in a variety of quantitative and marketing roles at The Reader’s Digest Association, including Associate Director of Magazine Circulation Marketing and Director of Marketing Services.
In addition to consulting, Perry has taught at New York University in the Direct Marketing Master’s Degree program since Fall, 1998 currently teaching "Statistics for Direct Marketers" and "Database Modeling." Perry was the recipient of the NYU Center for Direct and Interactive Marketing’s "1998-1999" Outstanding Master’s Faculty Award." Perry also lectures on testing and marketing financials for Western Connecticut State University’s Interactive Direct Marketing Certificate Program. Along with Dr. Drozdenko, he is collaborating with the Direct Marketing Education Foundation to develop a model curriculum for universities pursing the area of interactive or direct marketing.
Perry earned a Masters of Science in Applied Statistics from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Missouri.