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Versatile and strategic senior leader/entrepreneur with demonstrated expertise in creating companies and products, leading and growing organizations, and managing P & Ls.Proven ability to create and help grow businesses from concept to $30+ million.Results-oriented operating executive with demonstrated success with start-ups and growth companies.

Work experience

Product Marketing Manager, Internet Products

Launched and managed content, messaging and marketing programs for new Internet/Web development tools.Briefed press, analysts, customers, and business partners.Conducted market research and trained global sales organization.

Dec 2007Present


Givvy, Inc.

Created and launched provider of unique tools to enable individual donors to manage their charitable giving.Recruited co-founders, developed site concepts, wire frames and content for site.Established technology strategy using open source software, and launched site using cloud computing infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (EC2/S3).


SVP Customer Operations - Financial Fusion, Inc. Subsidiary

Conceived, created and built Customer Operations division to develop core capabilities in across four departments:customer support, training, Web hosting services, and product manufacturing.

  • Recruited and hired over 25 employees in 9 months.
  • Negotiated and executed strategic managed Web hosting contract with IBM Global Services to serve the hosting need of our Tier 1 financial institutions including Comerica and Washington Mutual.
  • Managed $10 million operating budget.


Built and sold digital imaging e-commerce solutions provider.

  • Sold and delivered innovative photo e-commerce solutions to dozens of consumer brands, hundreds of application developers and thousands of professional photographers.
  • Led organization through multiple business model iterations to optimize the opportunity for the company and its investors.
  • Acquired online event photography company and leveraged their technology to create Web-based prints and gifts service used by thousands of photo sites including Lycos, Photosite and others.

SVP Marketing & Business Development - Financial Fusion, Inc. Subsidiary

Reported to president/COO as founding member of senior management team of this $30 million global provider of e-financial services solutions.Responsible for product strategy, corporate marketing, strategic alliances, and channel sales activities.

  • Maintained marketing effectiveness while reducing programs budget and headcount by over 50%.
  • Managed channel sales team responsible for $18m in discrete and overlay bookings quota through IBM and other value-added resellers, application service providers, and systems integrators.Restructured IBM sales focus resulting in increased achievement from under 40% for the January – June period to 85% for July – December.
  • Reinvigorated analyst and press relations program, resulting in significant coverage and reports including: Wall Street Journal, American Banker, Securities Industry News, and positive analyst reports from The Tower Group, Celent Communications and GartnerGroup.

Director of Product Marketing, Financial Services

Managed worldwide product strategy, launch and delivery for the Sybase Financial Server.Drove opportunities through global field organization resulting in $4 million revenue in first 6 months.Evangelized solution to customers and business partners.Delivered market and industry training to Sybase global sales organization.


Product Manager, Product Marketing Manager

Object Design, Inc. (acquired by Progress Software)

Launched ObjectStore ODBMS for Windows.Sourced development tools for ObjectStore, resulting in the acquisition of Italian software development company.Created industry segment marketing plans for financial services and telecommunications.Provided corporate and product positioning, white papers, collaterals, sales training, presentations and promotion plans, pricing and reseller programs.


Manager, Alliance Marketing & Third-Party Programs

Object Design, Inc. (acquired by Progress Software)

Built and managed the Object Design Alliance technology and services partnership program in order to increase the company’s industry visibility.Recruited 100+ partners representing software tools, resellers and systems integrators - the largest such program in the object database industry.



Babson College

MBA with High Distinction.  Received Avery Dennison Marketing Award.