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Jan Davis

Advisor Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area, US

Board Member, SEAL Innovation, Inc and Advisory Board Member, Spring Metrics. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill grad.

Board Member, SEAL Innovation, Inc and Advisory Board Member, Spring Metrics. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill grad.

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Involved In

Founder

Direct Marketing Solutions
SmartNames Inc

Advisor

The Launch Place
SEAL Innovation, Inc
Spring Metrics
BiddRocket
Triangle Angel Partners
GSP | We make retail better
Market Vue Partners
ShowingTime
Three-Ships
SEAL Innovation, Inc
GSP | We make retail better
ShowingTime
ShopperTrak

Positions

Executive in Residence, Minor in Entrepreneurship, College of Arts & Sciences University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill October 2015 - present
Board Member SEAL Innovation, Inc May 2014 - present
Advisory Board Member Spring Engage March 2014 - present
Board Member GSP | We make retail better March 2014 - present
Advisory Board Member and Investor Megalytics LLC January 2014 - present
Executive in Residence Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network North Carolina July 2013 - present
Advisory Board Member The Launch Place July 2013 - present
Advisory Board Member Gift Boogle December 2012 - present
Advisory Board Member Three-Ships January 2012 - present
Angel Investor Triangle Angel Partners August 2011 - present
Advisory Board Member BiddRocket January 2011 - present
Advisory Board Member Market Vue Partners October 2009 - present
Board Member & Audit Committee Chair ShowingTime May 2007 - present
President & Executive Committee Member Triangle Angel Partners December 2012 - October 2015
Advisory Board Member ReTel Technologies July 2008 - October 2012
Advisory Board Member WebServius March 2009 - July 2012
Advisory Board Member TrustedID, Inc. (Acquired by Equifax) 2004 - 2012
Advisory Board Member GeeYee October 2009 - January 2011
Advisory Board Member Ribstone Systems July 2008 - July 2010
President, CEO & Board Member ShopperTrak 2004 - 2008
Executive Vice President, Divisional President TransUnion January 1996 - March 2004
Founder/Principal Direct Marketing Solutions 1991 - 1996
Co-founder SmartNames Inc 1985 - 1991
Director of Marketing Trymax 1984 - 1986
Vice President Planning Economics Group 1982 - 1983
Manager Braxton Associates 1979 - 1982

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Business August 1977 - May 1979
Lenoir High School
Thomasville HIgh School

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Recruiting

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Shannon Bauman
Technically capable Product Manager. Previously Co-founder, Spring Metrics and Taggs. Product manager at Google. B.S. Comp Sci. M.S. HCI
Very knowledgable on multiple specific areas, but also very familiar with the angel and VC fundraising, and startups in general. Highly rec ... ommend working with Jan.
Catie King
Founder, Product Manager, Musician. I enjoy building cool stuff.
Jan makes things happen!
Janet M. Kennedy
Founder, Get Social Health and Get Social Health Academy (Online learning in Social Media for Healthcare). Founder 5 Bucks is Change
Jan is currently a Board Member and adviser of a number of start ups. She has also been a mentor and judge for Triangle Startup weekend and ... UNC MBA competition. A will be a great asset to the Founder Dating community.
Carl G. Lawson
Founder/CEO, ArtsPerfect Inc. Consultant, Unique Synergy.
Jan is wonderful - her sage advice at a critical time was much appreciated!
Jay Mixter
Innovator and startup veteran specializing in the development of new products and commercialization of new technologies.
Jan possesses a great background as a leader, marketer and advisor. She is pragmatic, tough (when need be) and supportive and knows how to q ... uickly and productively go to the heart of an issue or explore new opportunities. Always a pleasure to work with!
Justin V. Calvillo
They're my advisor: SEAL Innovation, Inc  •  Corporate Finance, Operations & Development, SEAL Innovation, Inc and Founder and Adviser, PayBack Partners, LLC. Vanderbilt grad.
The word advisor doesn't accurately describe Jan's value to businesses she helps build. Jan, like no one else I have ever met, gravitates t ... o where there is most need and efficiently brings her relationships, expertise and capabilities to addressing them efficiently maximizing value all along the way.
Brian Ley
They're my advisor: BiddRocket  •  VP, Seven Waves Capital and Lead Founder, BiddRocket: Behavioral Presales.
Always there to help. My most trusted advisor. You are lucky to work with her if she chooses you.
Jim Zidar
They're my advisor: other  •  C.E.O., Stealz, Inc. and Financial Manager, Co-Options Consumer Access. North Carolina State grad.
In the past 3+ years, I have been exposed to hundreds of bright advisors, interacting with them under elective and adverse circumstances. Wi ... thout hesitation, Jan is in the top 1% of that group. Jan has been a trusted advisor since the very early stages of my startup, Stealz. After every conversation with Jan, I leave inspired and believe I can accomplish the toughest of tasks. Leveraging Jan’s impressive network helped us quadruple our sales in one quarter. Jan also does a great job of keeping things in perspective, not allowing me to get distracted from some of the day-to-day chaos startup founders have to deal with.

Jay Mixter
We worked together  •  Innovator and startup veteran specializing in the development of new products and commercialization of new technologies.
Jay has the ability to work with people across a broad spectrum of functions and skills. He's driven to deliver excellence in everything he ... does. He has the vision to work at the strategic level and yet can attend to the smallest detail, if it's crucial for success. He's also calm under stress, which is an extremely valuable characteristic for startup execs.

Michelle Harper
CEO / Founder, Akili Software, Inc.. Previously Sr. Product Manager - Home Health & Hospice, Home Care Software Solutions, Inc..
She's started a very interesting company in a space about which she knows a great deal. Akili has five customers in beta and will serve a l ... arge and growing market.

Michelle Harper
They're my mentor  •  CEO / Founder, Akili Software, Inc.. Previously Sr. Product Manager - Home Health & Hospice, Home Care Software Solutions, Inc..
Michelle is driven to deliver the solution her team has created. She knows her market and really understands its needs.