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Michael Wienick

Entrepreneur • Advisor Portland, Oregon Area, US

President and Founder of CurvedLine. Formerly COO, SwellPath; EVP Reply!; President QualitySmith

President and Founder of CurvedLine. Formerly COO, SwellPath; EVP Reply!; President QualitySmith

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Ad Sales
  • Business Development
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Product
I don't yet have an idea I'm excited about

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In




Founder and President CurvedLine April 2015 - present
COO SwellPath July 2014 - April 2015
EVP Reply!, GM MerchantCircle BuyerLink July 2013 - July 2014
Vice President of Marketing BuyerLink May 2012 - July 2013
President QualitySmith, Inc August 2011 - May 2012
Vice President Marketing QualitySmith, Inc March 2010 - August 2011
SEM Associate QualitySmith, Inc October 2009 - March 2010
Digital Marketing / SEM Consultant ProWebMarketing March 2007 - October 2009
Owner Andromeda Park Partners LLC April 2008 - August 2009
Industry Analyst / Consultant PAC - A CXP Group Company May 2005 - March 2007
Co-President Webtrinsic LLC January 2004 - May 2005
IT Strategy Consultant / Web Marketer / Web Designer 1st Nations Mortgage Corp. November 2002 - January 2005


Washington and Lee University Computer Science 1998 - 2002
Yorktown High School 1994 - 1998

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Electrical Engineering
  • • Other Engineering
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • lead gen

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

SEO • Digital marketing • Affiliate marketing • Ppc • Landing page optimization

Key Accomplishments

Computer Science major in college who quickly moved into the marketing/sales side of business upon entering the work force. Internet marketing expert: ppc (managing over 600k in ppc spend per month), seo, affiliate, and social.

Successfully launched, ran, and sold small e-commerce business.

Named Portland's Best Boss in 2011 by Willamette Weekly a Pulitzer prize winning weekly newspaper.

Rose up the ranks of 40 person / $10 million a year in revenue lead gen company eventually becoming president and selling company to Reply!com in May of 2012.

Here's the press release for that transaction:

Portland's Best Boss:

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Highly successful team builder who understands programming (computer science degree), marketing, and sales.

I've already ran and sold two business one being a $10 million a year company.

I know how to start, build, run, and sell a business. Looking for the next good idea/technical cofounder to work with.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Kevin Rose
We worked together  •  SEO Manager, MerchantCircle, and Independent SEO / Internet Marketing Consultant, Self.
Mike is extremely knowledgable in all aspects of building and managing a successful company and marketing strategy from start up to acquisit ... ion. He is a pleasure to work with and a great advisor.
Ryan Koonce
Analytics and Product guru, Founder SaaS Management; Managing Director, Roaring Bull Studios. Michigan State grad.
Michael is a product pro and is someone you can count on with integrity, grit and a get it done attitude!
Bryan Brosseau
We worked together  •  SEM Director, Clean Energy Experts. Previously SEM Director,
He has the knowledge and expertise to excel in anything online marketing related, specifically SEM, PPC, Social, Affiliates, etc. He has th ... e drive and enthusiasm and has excelled in every role he's been in. I've worked with Mike for over 4 years and cannot say enough about everything he has taught me and his overall skill set. Mike will make an awesome advisor and I vouch for him!