Masters in Business Administration at the Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Class of 2013. Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Work experience includes over 10 years of work within marketing, account management, product management and business development roles. Has lead company wide initiatives including employee training programs, software product testing and new product hardware training. Industry background includes consumer electronics, media & entertainment, and hardware/software technology industries. Has a strong background in new product development, social media and marketing.
A recent MBA graduate, I am looking to build on background in marketing, strategy and business development while honing my management skills. Ideally this role will involve product management, business development, and marketing within the technology industries.
September 2013 – Present: Business Development Director
Company: Wilder2 Marketing
Oversee business development of new clients. Plan firm’s corporate strategy. Oversee diversification of firm’s client roster.
March 2013 – June 2013: MBA Consultant: International Market Entry
Analyzed international expansion opportunities, determined strategic expansion timeline and aided in securing local partnerships for MobiSante, an mHealth startup. Presented findings to MobiSante’s CEO and lead investor.
January 2013 – March 2013: MBA Consultant: XBox Brand Management
Performed complete brand audit on Microsoft Xbox. Pitched brand management marketing plan to Brand Director.
June 2012 – March 2013: Business Development Manager
Company: University of Washington C4C
Developed a complete business and regulatory (FDA) plan to commercialize a mobile phone based medical device.
Worked with researchers, C4C staff, Entrepreneurs-In Residence and commercialization team to develop go to market business strategy. Responsible for rebranding of technology, and executing a strategic shift in business development. Pursued existing and new business development leads.
January 2012 – March 2012: MBA Consultant
Analyzed current and future consumer cloud offerings for T-Mobile. Prepared go to market strategy recommendations to senior management for a new potential T-Mobile’s Consumer Cloud offering.
January 2008 – July 2011: Publisher Services International Agent, New Publisher Affiliation Manager, Inquiry Agent
Company: Harry Fox Agency
New York, New York
Publisher Services International Agent: Managed over 1000 US music publisher relationships. Only agent concurrently managing foreign societies. Handled complex inquiries, such as locating missing royalties, resulting in a 20% department workload reduction, generating additional revenue for the client and the company with each completed inquiry. For larger clients, overhauled and maintained an Inquiry spreadsheet, providing client updates on a regular basis. One such spreadsheet helped reduce the number of inquiries from 75 to 40, with an average dollar value in the thousands per inquiry.
New Publisher Affiliation Manager: Increased throughput of new client affiliation process by 200% within first three months through streamlining of incoming applications and reworking internal affiliation databases, while working simultaneously working with potential clients for necessary documentation.
Inquiry Agent: Managed development of IT projects such as Automation of Affiliation Process, and New Publisher Affiliation Database. Improved customer experience as member of Website Redesign team and Licensing Enhancement team. Handpicked to organize Employee Shadowing program, leading to overall employee retention through education. Created broader efficiencies within department by spearheading Action Registry to address internal problem areas.
June 2005 – January 2008: Senior Product Support Manager
Company: Samson Technologies
Hauppauge, New York
Answered technical questions about audio products including multitrack recorders. Handled internal new product introduction to customer service and sales force, and assisted IT department with technical queries.
October 2004 – June 2005: Assistant Service Manager
Company: Adwar Video
Melville, New York
Handled incoming and outgoing repairs, parts ordering, invoicing and counter sales. Assisted with shipping, video duplication, and video editing.
January 2001 – July 2011: Director of Marketing and Operations
Company: For The Records, What’s The Matter Music
New York, New York
Co-founded record label that has been responsible for the recording, production, promotion and distribution of five records. Co-founded music publishing company responsible for a catalog of approximately 100 titles. Handled administration of copyrights of songs, and handled placement of songs in various media.
Michael G. Foster School Of Business
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Graduated: June 2013
Grade: Masters of Business
Degree Completed: Masters of Business Administration
Program/Specialization: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Date of Completion: 2013
Granting University: Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Vice President of Venture Capital and Information Technology for the Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club. Competed in Venture Capital Investment Competition on behalf of University of Washington in 2012. Selected into year long Angel Investment class, in the role of a fund co-manager, investing in startups. Competed in 2013 Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC) as part of the UW BreatheSuite team.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Graduated: May 2004
Grade: Bachelor of Arts
Degree Completed: Bachelor of Arts
Program/Specialization: English Major, Music Minor, Cinema Studies Minor
Date of Completion: 2004
Granting University: Livingston College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Graduated from Livingston Honors Program, made Dean’s List 4 semesters. Completed thesis entitled “The Distance Between: A Music Album Combined with a Literary Aesthetic”. Co-founder and President of Musician’s Guild, supervising campus concerts and open mic nights, established a membership database of over 200 members, and maintained rehearsal space. Radio station disc jockey and recipient of the Recipient of the RLC Broadcast Achievement Award.
- Marketing – Advanced
- Strategy – Advanced
- Project Management – Advanced
- Product Management – Intermediate
- Digital Strategy – Intermediate
- Financial Modeling – Advanced
- Entrepreneurship – Advanced
- Social Media Marketing – Intermediate
Hobbies & Interests
creating written content (for blogs & social media), songwriting, learning new musical instruments, reading fiction, traveling, hiking, baseball, running, board games