I have a passion for technology & working on projects that add value to our world. Self-employed most of my career which enabled me to work with many CEO's & tech teams helping to find product market fit & grow a company from scratch both in the U.S. and internationally.
Started in tech in 2005 working on local search & marketing. Worked on numerous local projects & founded a print publication (Webirectory) to promote local websites. Eventually, I moved to Silicon Valley working for Zvents (acquired by StubHub) as the Director of Local Sales & Advertising.
Companies I’ve worked with have been venture backed by: Sequoia Capital, First Round Capital, Shasta Ventures, SoftTech VC, AT&T, NAVTEQ, Nokia Growth Partners, Red Rock Ventures, VantagePoint Venture Partners, The Entrepreneurs’ Fund III, Innogest Capital, TLcom...
Three years ago I shifted my focus to mobile technology working with: Appbackr (Winner PayPal X) we created the worlds' first wholesale marketplace for mobile developers & Xchange for Android distribution. Worked w/ thousands of publishers helping to crowdfund millions of dollars & w/ Paramount Pictures to get mobile IP for: Naked Gun, Old School & The Untouchables.
Most recently worked with Beintoo (Winner LeWeb 11') creating a true loyalty program for app users. Helped team scale to over 150 million reachable users and raised $7 million in series A capital.
I'm Co-Host at SF New Tech - San Francisco's Largest, Longest Running and Most Loved Tech Event. Featured in NYT, WSJ, Forbes.... 10,000+ members and some of the best networking on the planet. 400+ companies have demo'd and still growing strong.