I graduated from college in 2004, and have been gainfully employed for the vast majority of the last twelve years or so. Here’s what I’ve been doing, in reverse chronological order.
Director of Marketing
I’m currently the Director of Marketing at FiscalNote, the world’s first (and best!) government relationship management system. Basically we built a platform to help businesses and organizations manage, make sense of, and ultimately improve their interactions with local, state, and federal government.
During my very eventful time in management at FiscalNote, I’ve been in charge of the day-to-day operations of everything from product and content marketing to demand generation and even initial sales outreach (that part was temporary).
Director of Product Marketing
For about a year and a half I ran the product marketing process at Contactually, an amazing relationship tool designed primarily for referral-minded professionals and their teams. You should probably try it.
I started my time at Contactually in content marketing, before eventually moving over to a dedicated product-related function (I even sat over there, which was fun). During my time, we announced a ton of new features, a brand new website, and a bunch of great product related content created by yours truly.
Co-Founder & Chief Nepotism Officer
In 2012, I joined my incredible, world-traveling wife Taryn in her attempts to change the way global suppliers manage their operations, through a very ambitious software platform called Efficiency Exchange. I could go on about EEx all day — it’s a good idea we just couldn’t get enough capital to build a truly viable version of, but our discovery and initial development efforts are probably the most interesting work I’ve ever done.
There were only six of us at EEx (gotta keep that burn rate down), so everyone did a lot, but at the end of the day I owned our product, marketing, and internal operations. What? I said we all did a lot.
Product Marketing Manager
Bamboo was kind of an amazing company that built SharePoint add-ons and applications. Like many of our customers, I hated SharePoint, but I really loved Bamboo.
After almost two years in the Rust Belt professional wilderness, I joined Bamboo in early 2008 and spent the next four years learning the world of enterprise software. I started as a product manager/technical writer, before becoming our first product marketing person in 2009. I worked very closely with our Vietnam office for years, and got to visit once in 2011.