DAE – Director of Market Strategy for an advertising and marketing firm that specializes in targeting Asians living in America (e.g, AARP, Meritage Homes, Recology). Leverage Salesforce database to manage opportunity pipeline.
Global Brand Integrity –Director of Business Development and responsible for customizing presentations for the sale of intellectual property protection services valued at $100K+ for clients such as Juniper Networks.
The Brannen Group – Director of Business Development for executive coaching and managerial training using and web based applications to a Fortune 500 client base (e.g., Apple, Adobe, Hitachi, Cisco Systems).
San Francisco Week, Shanghai Week World Expo –Executive Director of $3M special event, including all fundraising, marketing, sponsorship packages (e.g., Marvell, United Airlines, PG&E, Monster Cable) . Exhibition and cultural programming showcased environmental sustainability and green initiatives and 30 year Sister City relationship.
Other Professional Roles:
Schmidt Ocean Institute – Program and Event Manager at nonprofit organization founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt to support research and exploration projects to understand the world’s ocean. Facilitated special events and collaboration with other nonprofit partners. Worked with Science Department to facilitate R/V Falkor ship refit communications and helped facilitate review process. Video, Press Kit, Web Site creation with ongoing interface between scientists and engineers and fellows.
CollegeSolved – Market Entry Consultant for higher education start-up looking to enter China and Asia Pacific market.
Aperian Global – Director of Business Development: led sales and account management initiatives and expansion into Pacific Rim for a firm providing web tools and training services to better address productivity needs and cultural differences for business executives. Consistently exceeded revenue expectations for clients, e.g., Wal-Mart, Saudi Aramco, Walt Disney, Autodesk, Intel, Estee Lauder. Managed global project integration with multi-site offices across North America, Europe, Asia and India.