Founder & CEO at AscendifyUnited States
Entrepreneur and start-up executive. Repeated success building product, marketing, and sales from the ground-up. Lifelong commitment to enterprise and government. Deep passion for connecting job seekers and employers.
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(2012 to present)
Founder & CEO, Ascendify
Lead product strategy, technology and business development. Ascendify builds enterprise talent communities so employers and recruiters can establish personal relationships directly with candidates, effectively building a talent network at their corporate career site.
(2011 to 2012)
Vice President, Marketing & Products, ConnectSolutions
Built marketing, product management, and sales. Led strategic planning, launched a new product line, tripled the value of the pipeline and increased sales by 50% in 12 months. Clients included Charles Schwab, KPMG, PwC, GM and Department of Defense.
(2009 to 2011)
Vice President, Marketing & Products, Granicus
Brought in product management, built product roadmap and realigned marketing for growth. Launched a new platform and product suites to position the company in a competitive market. Took marketing to a next level: tradeshows, webinars, lead nurturing, newsletters, client success program, and thought-leadership. Over 800 government clients.
(2009 to 2009)
Director, Product Marketing, Rearden Commerce
Managed the transition of ExpenseWire, the company's first major acquisition into the organization. Launched direct, channel, and reseller programs and expanded enterprise sales into mid-market. Drove $500k of new business into the pipeline in 6 months. Managed a partner ecosystem which included Paychex, Orbitz for Business, SalesForce and Intuit.
(1999 to 2009)
Vice President, Marketing & Products, Individual Software
Built marketing and product management from the ground-up. Founder of ResumeMaker, grew market share to 80% in under 12 months, blew away a field of 7 competitors, helped company grow to $10M annual. Launched first SaaS enterprise HR platform for Right Management, LHH, CPI and Spherion. Partnered with Monster, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn and SimplyHired.
at University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) at University of California, Santa Barbara