I take organizations experiencing change and make them leaders. I can do the same for you. Download my resume.
Examples of organizations in transition that are a fit for me include:
• New startup ready for strategic marketing, branding and communications.
• An early-stage company ramping from $2 to $100 million
• An established player seeking to unlock its unrealized potential.
• A company facing a rapidly-changing marketplace or a new competition.
I currently am interested in joining organizations in one or both of the following categories:
• Startup/early-stage company in tech, education, professional services, media
• Higher education institution
FOUR REASONS TO HIRE ME
Results-driven Leader – 15+ years of multi-national experience and proven expertise in strategic planning, branding, positioning, media relations, sales, advertising, business development, internal communications, websites, online marketing, social media, community affairs, events, crisis communications, competitive analysis, and CRM systems.
Visionary Challenge-solver – Track record of developing and implementing comprehensive, integrated marketing, communications and business development solutions for startups as well as Fortune 500 leaders including branding and reputation management across diverse organizations and geographies. Considerable work experience in Europe, Japan, Australia, and Canada.
Award-winning Communicator – Exceptional writer, creative director, and public speaker who is cool under fire in front of media, board members, and diverse constituencies. Achieved cover stories in Fortune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Well-rounded background as journalist, agency executive and corporate executive.
Experienced, Respected Manager and Mentor – Built teams of 35 professionals across multiple U.S. locations and eight countries. Managed agencies and contractors. Overseen budgets of $10+ million. Outstanding interpersonal skills. Hands-on self-starter adept at multi-tasking and managing parallel projects under tight deadlines in dynamic entrepreneurial environments.
Strategic marketing, comprehensive planning, branding, positioning, media relations, sales, advertising, business development, publications, marketing communications, websites, online marketing, direct marketing, publications, collateral, social media, social networking, tactical implementation, guerrilla marketing, strategic partnerships, channel marketing, events, crisis communications, competitive analysis, measurement, benchmarks, data mining, customer relationship management (CRM) systems.