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I am CEO of the CDO Summit & CDO Club for Chief Digital Officers and Chief Data Officers. I am the world’s leading authority on CDOs, having been quoted by CNBC, Computerworld, Deloitte, Financial Times, Forbes, Guardian, McKinsey, MIT Sloan Management Review, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal, and ZDNet, among others. My book, Be The Media, made the NY Times after pre-selling 5,000+ copies in 11 days via social media. I have given keynote presentations everywhere from the United Nations (3 times in 2010) to Columbia University, from Amsterdam to Zagreb. Guests on my award-winning radio show included Seth Godin, Wired co-founder Kevin Kelly, singer Jill Sobule, craigslist’s Craig Newmark, Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales, and Woodstock creator Michael Lang. From 1999-2002 I was founder and CEO of the Kinecta Corporation where I raised $30 million in under 2 years. The Kinecta Corporation is now part of Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL). From 1994-1999 I was Vice President with Reuters, where I pioneered online content syndication, years before RSS was invented. I earned my Masters degree from Columbia University in 1995. SUMMARY: • More than 30 years experience in the hi-tech, information, publishing, software, and events industries. • Demonstrated continuous leadership and success in the strategic planning, rapid growth and management of multi-million-dollar global business operations. • Proven track record of introducing repeatable processes and infrastructure to provide foundation for a scalable organization, operational achievement, predictable forecasting, and fiscal accountability. • Highly polished internal/external communicator who has attracted significant coverage from international business and financial communities. BOARD OF DIRECTORS: • Home Aid (2010-2013) • Webhood.org: Cambridge, MA (2002-2011) • Media Freedom Foundation (2008-2011) • Mountain Play Association: Mill Valley, CA (2008) BOARD OF CONVENERS: • Marin Community Media Center: San Rafael, CA (2007) Specialties: Solid understanding of critical start-up success factors at both for-profits and non-profits: • Recruiting key executives • Revenue generation • First customer validations • Strategic partnerships • Branding • Raising capital through debt and equity offerings • Developing internal infrastructure and procedures • Driving product/project development release cycles • Incremental build-out of global sales, marketing, distribution, services and support organization