Executive.Summary

Results-driven Sales & Business Development leader with extensive enterprise SaaS, account services, social media and marketing experience. Over 17 years in VC-funded businesses & entrepreneurial creative ventures. Personally thrive in early stage startups & agency environments.

Specialties

Sales, business development, SaaS, account leadership, strategy, social media, digitial marketing, advertising, media, production & technology

Career.Highlights

Sales Director, Brands

2014 - present    Spredfast (via Mass Relevance merger)   Austin, TX
Manage the SF Bay Area / Pacific Northwest region for the Brands vertical. Customer win highlights include McKesson, Charles Schwab, Intel, Intuit & Nike.

Sales Director, Brands

2012 - 2014    Mass Relevance   Austin, TX
Created campaign-centric and enterprise subscription relationships with brands such as Visa, Microsoft, Doritos, Lexus, Oakley, Starbucks, Adobe, Adidas, Vizio, Esurance, MGM Resorts and Cirque du Soleil

Director, Business Development & Sales

2010 - 2014    Demand Media   Austin, TX
Develop key partnerships and revenue opportunities focused on the Pluck Social & Community Platform, CoverItLive and Community Moderation & Management Services.

Sr. Manager, Client Services

2007 - 2010    Demand Media   Austin, TX
Partner with media companies, brands & sports organizations to develop social media marketing & content strategies. Specialties include social engagement, community development, ad monetization, branded content & search engine optimization.

Account Manager

2005 - September 2006    Convergys   Austin, TX and Warwick, UK
Strategic consulting for McKesson ESR, an enterprise training initiative for the British National Health Service (NHS)

Creative Director

2003 - 2005    Digital Think   Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA
Creative vision for Fortune 1000 customers in health care, retail, financial services, energy and technology sectors

Co-Founder

2000 - 2002    Avantic Corporation   San Francisco, CA
Interactive design, marketing & advertising agency. Responsible for customer acquisition, marketing & program management.

Managing Partner

1999 - 2000    Alphadrop   San Francisco, CA
Interactive design for B2B, consumer product & sports customers

Multimedia Designer

1998 - 1999    Zing Network   San Francisco, CA
Flash design / development

Designer

1997 - 1998    HealthDesk Corporation   Berkeley, CA
Web design / development

Production Assistant

May - Aug 1995    MBC (now Digitas Health)   Philadelphia, PA

Academic.Education

University of Texas at Austin

McCombs School of Business: General Management Certificate
Marketing Strategy, Leading High Performance Teams, Negotiation Strategies & Techniques, Accounting / Finance, Executive Presentations

Michigan State University

BA in Telecommunication/Media Arts
Cognate: Fine Arts
Emphasis: Digital Media

British Film Institute, London, England

Documentary Filmmaking and Independent Cinema

Application.Expertise

Salesforce, Gmail, Microsoft Office, Google Analytics, Omniture, Logic, Ableton and way too many iPhone games