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Michael Beaton

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater Detroit Area, US

Advisor, Service.com and Mentor, Techstars.

Advisor, Service.com and Mentor, Techstars.

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4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Ad Sales
  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • UI/Design
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • UI/Design

Involved In

Advisor

Lighting Supply
Service.com
Techstars

Positions

Director, Marketing MadDog Ventures January 2016 - present
Mentor Techstars June 2015 - present
Sr. Strategist Team Detroit September 2011 - January 2016
Management Consultant Lighting Supply November 2007 - January 2012
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Covisint, a subsidiary of Compuware Corporation Compuware September 2008 - September 2011
Interactive Marketing Manager Covisint, A Subsidiary of Compuware November 2007 - September 2008
Director, Interactive Strategy Pure Visibility June 2007 - October 2007
Manager, Strategy Proxicom December 2005 - May 2007
Business Consultant Sapient July 2004 - November 2005
Project Manager DaimlerChrysler May 2001 - July 2004

Education

University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business Strategy, Marketing 2001 - 2005
Eisenhower Senior High School 1988 - 1991

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Biomedical Engineering
  • • Electrical Engineering
  • • Mechanical Engineering
  • • Other Engineering
  • • Product
Advisor With
  • • Sales
  • • Accounting
  • • Technology
  • • Growth Financing
  • • Product Development
  • • Startup finance
Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Events
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Food and Restaurants
  • • Games
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Real Estate
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • News
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Digital marketing • Digital Strategy • Marketing Strategy • Strategy • segmentation

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Parker Finn
They're my school  •  Project Manager, University of Michigan. Previously Associate Project Manager, University of Michigan.
Mike is smart, experienced and direct. He brings an enthusiasm to a project that gets everyone motivated and engaged. He has a talent for ze ... roing in on a new venture's true value proposition, and understands how to bring that message to the market. I trust his opinion and know I can get honest and helpful guidance.
Grant Drzyzga
They're my friends  •  Founder, REVELA, Inc.. Previously Private Equity Summer Analyst, Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE). Brown grad. NYU grad.
Very keen on helping getting involved. Great guy.
Anya C. Babbitt
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Splitting Fares, SPLT (Techstars Mobility '15). Previously Founder & CEO, Living Luxe. Boston grad. Boston grad.
Michael challenged our team to build a sales funnel that would allow our company to survive on our own resources. He made himself available ... nights, weekends and advised us on everything from sales and marketing to forming a board. Michael would be a tremendous addition to any team.
John E. Smith
We worked together  •  Senior Customer Experience Strategist, MRM//McCann and Owner and CEO, Seg Adventures.
Mike is very knowledgeable, intelligent and seasoned. He has been a great mentor and leader.