Adventures in ambiguity. Creating value by building tech ventures with smart people while learning from them. Doing this from Cleveland, Ohio is no small feat.
Yes. Otherwise, you'll waste too much time trying to get your idea across. Speed is your friend.
Doug has helped me on many occasions with business thinking, idea generation and has always encouraged me to test and validate ideas before jumping in. He also has a wealth of experience and strategies to grow and market businesses. I would recommend him to any entrepreneur!
Doug is an exceptional out-of-the-box thinker, while at the same time has an extraordinary knack for understanding mission-critical objectives and how to meet them. He understands the digital marketing space like few others, very completely and holistically.
Doug was instrumental in getting our online presence launched and nurtured. He's an invaluable asset to any organization in the tech space.
Doug has been a great startup coach. He helped us aligned our strategic thinking and assisted with finding creative ways for us to validate our product and re-iterate it quickly. To do so, a start-up needs to be laser focused without doing it with blinders on, and Doug has been instrumental in guiding us in that process.
Doug is a wise, straight-talking advisor with a lot of experience helping people start and grow companies. He is a good listener. He combines what he hears with what he knows and is able to provide valuable counsel to those who need it. Even with his vast experience, he sees every situation with fresh eyes. He avoids making assumptions and therefore can design strategies that are custom fit to current needs. He has a great mind. I highly recommend him.
“I met Doug to validate my thought process for my third start-up in B2B eCommerce space. Over lunch, Doug came up with several different approaches for market validation and product differentiation. He has considerable understanding and experience of interactive eCommerce market place, and it showed in the insights he shared. Doug is a great resource.”
Doug is one of the most knowledge professionals I had the pleasure working with. At Realeflow, Doug was the ultimate problem solver, using his vast knowledge of the internet to quickly solve our technology needs. What makes Doug unique is his ability to provide start-ups with the tools for success. When I require guidance, Doug is the first person I contact. I considered him a true professional, along with a mentor and friend.
I have had the pleasure of working with Doug on several occasions and consider him a trusted advisor and expert on many business related subjects. Doug is one of the most creative, business savvy guys I know and I would highly recommend him for any position or project that calls for an honest, intelligent, experienced, all around good guy.
Doug did a tremendous job for me at Realeflow and helped us set the foundation for our INC 500 award last year. He has an uncanny ability to see the future and where things are going and even more importantly how to take advantage of them. I would highly suggest working with Doug if you get the chance.
Greg Clement CEO Realeflow/App Giraffe
Doug refined our approach making it simpler and more efficient. He's knowledgeable yet thoughtful and considerate with an impressive ability to communicate cutting edge technology in strategic layman's terms.
Doug has an amazing mind for marketing, technology and is an information guru! He has a great personality and has a light-hearted way of making everyone around him feel comfortable. He studies his environment and ready knows what he is talking about. I could listen to Doug for hours talk about technology and his insights are always dead on accurate and almost prophetic. I worked on creative projects with Doug while he mixed the social habits and modern trends of the day to accurately produce amazing trigger point results. He really knows what he is talking about!
Doug possesses a powerful combination of technical experience, a creative mind, solid judgement and an ability to communicate that inspires confidence. Doug sees business opportunities and risks long before others. I'd work with him on any project.