Summer 2005. Austin, Texas. Bob Schneider, breakfast tacos...and while taking a graduate course in entrepreneurship, I wrote a venture plan for a strategy consulting shop. Twelve years later, I’ve gained enough experience solving digital and brand marketing problems — for 60+ brands in 20+ categories — to follow it.Now I work with brands, creative agencies, and creative companies while teaching a creative strategy course at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
"I've been amazed at how he picks up on things that most people overlook... the way he probes deep into what actually matters to people... the manner in which he can absorb insane amounts of information and distill it into something meaningful." - Douglas Kleeman, Senior Strategist, Big Spaceship
“He brings a level of professionalism and expertise that is hard to find within the industry.” - Paul Seward, Director of Digital Strategy, nFusion
"It’s rare to find someone with his attention to detail who still can see the bigger picture and the future ahead.” - Stephanie Purinton, Manager of Community Management, Ignite Social Media
"His willingness and initiative to try new methods have stimulated powerful connections and positive change in the world.” - Nora Mishriky, Director of Marketing, Freedom United
“He is through and through a strategist that understands that an ‘insight' is not just something you can create, but something that's only found in the marriage of customer and brand. He knows how to find it, and bring a strategy to life.” - Paul Davis, Co-founder & COO, Boostopia
Specialties: marketing strategy | brand strategy | account planning | creative strategy | brand positioning | brand refresh | market research | customer insights | digital strategy | social strategy | workshop facilitation | communications strategy | channel strategy | new product development | presentation design | qualitative research | moderating | quantitative research | coaching | mentoring | training*****If you’ve read this far, let's connect. I could be convinced to send you a page or two of that business plan.
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