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Chris Taylor

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

VP Marketing, Artkick. Previously VP Marketing and Business Development, Page Mage.

VP Marketing, Artkick. Previously VP Marketing and Business Development, Page Mage.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Growth
  • Marketing

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Positions

Director, Channel Marketing Yuneec USA, Inc. April 2016 - present
VP Marketing Tager Group Consulting November 2015 - March 2016
VP Marketing Artkick June 2014 - October 2015
VP Marketing and Business Development Page Mage August 2009 - June 2014
Vice President Client Services (consultant) Decision Counsel November 2008 - August 2009
Senior Director, Marketing (consultant) Oodle May 2007 - November 2008
VP Marketing NBX Inc. August 2005 - April 2007
Managing Partner Tager Group Consulting February 2002 - August 2005
Vice President, Marketing iUniverse March 2001 - March 2002
Vice President, Marketing ePhysician October 2000 - March 2001
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing USWeb / CKS February 1996 - April 2000
Director, International Marketing / Netware Products Division Novell August 1992 - February 1996
Senior Product Marketing Manager / Regional Sales Manager (Ashton-Tate) Borland Software (purchased Ashton-Tate which purchased Multimate) 1985 - 1992

Education

San Jose State University Business Administration, Management

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • Marketing
  • • E-Commerce
  • • Tech startups
  • • Business Development
  • • CEO development
  • • Entrepreneurship
  • • User Experience Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Green
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Higher Education

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Marketing • Business Development • Business Execution • Social Media Marketing • 1) sales

Key Accomplishments

I have 15+ years of experience as a marketing executive. I've planned, developed and executed marketing campaigns for high-growth start-ups and public companies, from consumer to global enterprise target markets, on the client and agency side of the business. My career began in enterprise, consumer, and distribution sales, building a strong foundation for my marketing efforts.

Passionate about unique strategies with a foundation of planning, execution and measurement to achieve corporate goals. Led marketing organizations from small to as large as 40 people.

► Led marketing for a 4 person startup that grew to a public company with over $1 billion in revenue.
► Drove the go-to-market launches of 12 software products that were all #1 or #2 in their categories.
► Achieved Quota Club regularly in sales and sales management positions for companies targeting enterprise customers.
► Created a marketing agency that worked with clients in a variety of industries including planning and promoting the largest single sports event audience in San Jose city history.
► Won the eBay Ecosystem Champion award from eBay for my support of the eBay seller community.

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Eric Scifres
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur in Residence, Sdl Ventures. Previously CEO, Page Mage.
Chris is already a great entrepreneur. He is smart, scrappy, and is able to see the big picture
Elliot Carpenter
They're my friends  •  COO/CFO, NanoConversion Technologies, Inc.. Previously VP Finance and Operations, Gear6. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
chris has a strong ability to identify and promote god business concepts
Greg Snell
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Chairman, COO, Better Barrel, Inc. and CEO, Founder, Chairman, ProVina, Inc. DBA WinePod Company. University of California, Santa Ba
Chris is very intelligent a hard worker, experienced and understands what it takes to make a start up successful

Bruce Fryer
Product Strategy / Management / Marketing - 5 startups - 4 products from ideation to ship.
Bruce has tremendous expertise in helping companies grow - whether looking at the big picture to help drive strategy or down to small detail ... s to understand what's working, what's not and how to accelerate growth.