Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

VP of Business Development & Government Relations

United Data Technologies Inc.

Develop strategic growth plans based upon sound, business-based analyses of market information and current and planned UDT capabilities.

Develop and manage the relationship between UDT and new or existing customers by cultivating relationships with key stakeholders throughout the market or customer community.

Establish third party teaming relationships to successfully capture opportunities, as well as leverage existing contracting vehicles and business relationships with other prime contractors.

Manage, train, mentor and lead a team of business development professionals.

Lead business development team in identifying opportunities for revenue growth in both the current year, as well as over the next 2-3 years and beyond.

Monitor compliance with BD processes and responsible for allocating and managing selling budgets.

Responsible and focused on developing sustainable new revenue and margin generated from the target sectors and will have discrete annual goals and objectives for revenue, bookings/backlog, margin, and opportunity funnel and pipeline.

Participate in professional/trade association activities and customer events such as Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Florida League of Cities and The Broward Alliance.

Oversee lobbying firms and contractors in behalf of UDT and monitor results and objectives as set by the Company's agenda.

Develop extensive expertise on particular legislative initiatives of interest to UDT's business growth and financial objectives.

Assist in promoting fundraising for UDT's Political Action Committee (PAC) internally and in making recommendations for political contributions to candidates.

Assist in analyzing local, state and federal legislative proposals, and in some instances regulatory proposals, and in preparing UDT's responses.

Jan 1998 - Present


Markcom Industries Inc.

Pitched, developed and implemented public relations and community relations campaigns for

top level local not-for-profit organizations, arts and culture institutions and state agencies

including the South Florida Water Management District, the Children’s Services Council, The

Miramar Cultural Center/Arts Park and the National Association of the Mother & Daughter Bonding Network.

Renowned speaker, author and digital marketing strategist at the forefront of the internet revolution. Through his thought-provoking and entertaining presentations, Dejean challenges, and engages audiences to view this moment as their greatest opportunity for success.He is the creator of the “Prime Directive”Leadership Program that helps businesses, individuals, and organizations take the quantum leap to the ever expanding digital marketplace.He is the author of the soon to be released “The Big Bang: Reinventing Yourself in a Time of Chaos and Rapid Change”.

Jan 2007 - Aug 2009

SVP of New Media Strategies

POWERi Technologies Inc.

Drive and implement new media strategies such as Search Engine Optimization, Search

Engine Marketing, SEO Press Releases, digital campaigns, social media marketing for top-tier clients.

Develop Online Reputation Management (ORM) Strategies for Fortune 500 companies such as

Burger King Corporation, SafeAuto Insurance and First Investment Securities.

Successfully implement online marketing strategies for Travel & Tourism clients throughout the

Caribbean and Latin America using online metrics, and SEO to increase site traffic and ROI by 50%.

Develop and implement Social Media Marketing Strategies for health care clients using social media analysis, e-mail marketing, blogger relations and data mining to increase brand awareness by 35%.

Provide strategic and creative planning for website designs with a core focus on developing “website as-a-service” features, E-commerce, E-CRM and analytics and measurements.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2007

VP of Corporate Communications

Coordinated company’s Caribbean strategic media relations initiatives and increased overall

brand visibility by 45% in all targeted markets to include U.S. Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands,

Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Sint Maarten.

Developed and implemented company’s online brand strategy, including website development,

Search Engine Optimization, online media and Pay Per Click campaigns and raised overall brands’ positive recognition by 25% among consumers and first-time users.

Generated more than $50,000 worth of media coverage for company’s subsidiaries in Martinique

and Guadeloupe, French Antilles, with more than 25 media hits in assigned markets.

Dec 1998 - Dec 2005

VP of Marketing/Operations

Minority Development & Empowerment Inc.

Developed and integrated agency’s fundraising department, and increased overall unrestricted

revenue sources by 25%.

Increased agency’s overall annual budget from $250,000 to $1.8 million in federal, state, local

and private foundation grants.

Supervised 42 employees in their daily task of providing services to more than 22,000 clients in the

arenas of HIV/AIDS Services, Economic Development, and Youth & Family Services.

Developed, and maintained revenue and expense budgets throughout the fiscal year to insure financial integrity of all contracts and meet quality of service for the implementation of all programs.

Initiated and implemented agency’s strategic marketing & public relations plan and increased

visibility to private and public funding sources and media coverage by 45%.

Oct 1997 - Dec 1998

Director of Public Relations

Center for Special Immunology

Developed high profile community outreach and public relations programs to promote company’s

breakthrough medical treatments to specified target markets and broader national audiences

through press coverage.

Raised company’s overall public profile by conducting ongoing media relations and press

conferences informing of company’s medical breakthroughs in clinical trials with Protease Inhibitors

in the field of HIV/AIDS treatment.

Increased company’s private funding by 30% through Investors’ Relations strategy to private interest groups and venture capitalists focusing on company’s capacity for growth, and expansion into new clinical trials markets.

Aug 1995 - Sep 1997

Director of Public Relations


Produced, directed and hosted twelve-part television series entitled “Our Lives: Our Choices”

focusing on the HIV/AIDS service delivery system in Miami-Dade County.

Increased awareness of activities of the Metro-Dade HIV/Health Services Planning Council

throughout the South Florida community by 40% through strategic initiatives including promotions,

newsletters, focus groups, radio and television programming.

Acted as Government Relations liaison between health care providers, community leaders, and

government officials and the Metro-Dade HIV/Health Services Planning Council by promoting

greater access for individuals living with HIV/AIDS in government.

Directed and produced promotional videos for the Metro-Dade HIV/Health Services Planning

Council aimed at commercial and private distribution.

May 1993 - Aug 1995

Media Relations Specialist

Florida Department of Transportation

Spearheaded and oversaw multi-agency taskforce aimed at curbing illegal dumping on State of Florida roadways composed of various state, national and local law enforcement agencies.

Produced and developed local television series promoting the activities of the task force to the general public and increased awareness of “illegal dumping” issues by 15% with targeted audiences.

Researched comprehensive policy analysis on the impact of “illegal dumping” on Florida right-of- ways for projected budgeting and project implementation by State Legislature and local governing bodies.




Fluent In French and Creole


Highly entrepreneurial, self-motivated, results‑oriented communications leader with more than 15 years of experience in public relations, digital marketing, corporate relations, marketing, and operations management. Candidate possesses an outstanding record of achievement in operational profitability, corporate communications, continuous quality improvement, personnel management with strong written and verbal communications skills. Additional advanced skills in the areas of online media, digital campaigns, online reputation management, blog monitoring, outreach, social media marketing and analysis, digital public relations and social network engagement.



Search Engine Optimization/Search Engine Marketing

Media Relations

Corporate Communications

E-mail Marketing

Public Speaking

Marvin Dejean is a renowned speaker, author and digital marketing strategist at the forefront of the internet revolution. Through his thought-provoking and entertaining presentations, Dejean challenges, and engages audiences to view this moment as their greatest opportunity for success. He is the creator of the “Prime Directive” Leadership Program that helps businesses, individuals, and organizations take the quantum leap to the ever expanding digital marketplace. He is the author of the soon to be released “The Big Bang: Reinventing Yourself in a Time of Chaos and Rapid Change”.

Digital Marketing

Social Media Marketing