Built the commercial and go to market plan and process, and filled in the sales and marketing leadership roles before hiring sales and marketing directors. Outbound account-based...more sales development and content marketing focus.
Director / Partner @ UL Ventures
2017 - 2019 (about 2 years)
Launched corporate venture capital fund (strategic focus) and built deal flow from ground up. Ran operations for the fund, including reporting, governance and approval, while...more implementing industry best practices for collaboration between startups and our parent company. Led marketing of the new fund, internal and external communication, including PR. KPIs: Led 8 out 12 deals in 2 years (incl. full DD & term sheet), deploying over $5m in capital.
Director of Strategy, Ops and M&A
2012 - 2017 (about 5 years)
Launched new business unit via a string of software companies acquisitions Ran operations and marketing in coordinating integration of acquired businesses, then alignment...more and operational improvement across the businesses
A card game to teach innovation and entrepreneurship
Intrapreneurs is the card game that teaches innovation without taking itself too seriously. It pits 2 to 4 players or teams against each other in a battle to… · More launch innovation projects by using various types of assets and resources, while backstabbing each other with various obstacles. Get the Game, now!
Modernizing legacy intercoms with edge computing + cloud
Cofounder · Fortices is a technology company enhancing Doorbell for multi-dwelling communities such as apartments, condos, and gated communities.… · More Fortices retrofits existing systems with the latest modern intercom system complete with an HDR camera and mobile access. Fortices enables residents to enjoy the modern conveniences without friction at the gate while empowering delivery- and service-providers doing business with these communities.
Innovative tools and training materials to manage teams
Contactually, Streak CRM, Bufferapp · Helped the founding team build some sales and marketing processes
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Advisor · Customer development (prototype and focus groups)
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