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.
Sales, business development, SaaS, account leadership, strategy, social media, digitial marketing, advertising, media, production & technology
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.
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)
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
2000 - 2002 Avantic Corporation San Francisco, CA
Interactive design, marketing & advertising agency. Responsible for customer acquisition, marketing & program management.
1999 - 2000 Alphadrop San Francisco, CA
Interactive design for B2B, consumer product & sports customers
1998 - 1999 Zing Network San Francisco, CA
Flash design / development
1997 - 1998 HealthDesk Corporation Berkeley, CA
Web design / development
May - Aug 1995 MBC (now Digitas Health) Philadelphia, PA
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
Salesforce, Gmail, Microsoft Office, Google Analytics, Omniture, Logic, Ableton and way too many iPhone games