Interactive/online digital media expertise as CEO of early stage streaming media start-up Generic Media, Inc. in Palo Alto, CA; Senior Vice President at AOL and General Manager of the $500 million Netscape online and browser business unit; Chief Digital Officer in charge of all client digital development at Communication Links in Scottsdale, AZ.
7 years of financially leveraged company leadership experience as CEO of both a Series “A” venture capital-backed digital media software company in Silicon Valley, and a private equity-backed B2B online, branded and custom publishing company based in Scottsdale, AZ.
Strengths include digital media and editorial content development, sales recruiting and management, product pricing, direct marketing and circulation, financial performance metrics, online and printing technology.
15 years of U.S. and International media background as a senior executive across three major media business units of International Data Group (IDG), a $4 billion global information technology service company. 11 of those years spent as CEO of three technology-centric media units. Traveled to over 25 countries in global brand development role.
Mergers & acquisitions experience, with $15M+ healthcare-based online and custom publishing business acquisition completed in May 2007.
Dynamic, high energy and team-builder focused on recruiting and developing company-wide leaders to grow successful companies.
Accomplished speaker and presenter at many worldwide events