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|2023 –||Cloudflare||San Francisco, CA|
|VP of Product, Platform. Stay tuned...|
|2020 – 2022||Instacart||San Francisco, CA|
VP of Product for Enterprise.
Owner of Enterprise products through corporate transition from consumer to retailer-enablement.
|2018 – 2019||Sovrn (Acquirer of VigLink)||San Francisco, CA|
Head of Product Strategy.
Reporting to the CEO, Walter Knapp.
|2009 – 2018||VigLink (Acquired by Sovrn)||San Francisco, CA|
Sole Founder / CEO.
Invented and delivered a set of "supply-side" tools
enabling mainstream web publishers to participate in affiliate commerce
revenue utilizing display advertising techniques incuding realtime bidding
and modelling historical behavior.
|2003 – 2007||Microsoft||Redmond, WA|
|Principal Group Program Manager (Director). Internally recruited by XBOX founder J Allard to start team serving TV and Movie downloads to the XBOX. Prior work shipping numerous entertainment products including Music, Radio and others.|
2002 – 2003
|Research Program Manager. Worked personally for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen managing various AI, venture diligence and media strategy projects. Managed multiple teams locally and overseas with multi-million-dollar budgets. Presented to DARPA RKF.|
|2000 – 2002||Echo Networks||
San Francisco, CA
|Director of Advanced Technology. Sole product manager and core engineer for award-winning online radio product.|
|2007 – 2009||Harvard Business School (HBS)||Boston, MA|
|Master of Business Administration. Winner John H. McArthur Canadian Fellowship. 2nd place VCIC competition.|
|1994 – 1999||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)||Cambridge, MA|
|Master of Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Hive founder at MIT Media Lab. Director of Nightline.|
|Professional associations, consulting and internships|
|2023 –||CEO & Executive Coach||San Francisco, CA|
|Personal coach to CEOs, executives, and venture capitalists drawing on my counseling experience and focusing on inner game.|
|2020||First Round Capital||San Francisco, CA|
|Angel Track. A community of established operators and founders looking to develop their skills as early-stage investors.|
|2010 – 2024||YPO (Formerly Young Presidents' Organization)||San Francisco, CA|
|Member, Golden Gate Chapter. YPO is a global leadership community of chief executives with members in >130 countries.|
|2012 – 2016||Performance Marketing Association||Camarillo, CA|
|Board of Directors. Twice-elected board member. Founded publisher recruitment council. Retired by term limit.|
|2008 – 2009||Founders Fund||San Francisco, CA|
|Associate. First intern. Member of SpaceX deal team. Personally sourced a deal through Series A investment.|
|2007||British Broadcasting Corporation||London, UK|
|Consulting Architect. Contract engagement to course correct iPlayer, a then-struggling 5-year, 200-person software effort.|
|Technical Skills and Patents|
|Hands-on technologist focused on network architecture, arbitrage and real-time bidding. Inventor of more than a dozen patents.|
|Former national champion rower, sailing race coach, avid cyclist and registered yoga teacher. Travel to over 50 countries.|