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Oliver Deighton

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Previously Vice President, Marketing, VigLink. Previously Product Marketing Manager, Google. University of Arizona grad.

Previously Vice President, Marketing, VigLink. Previously Product Marketing Manager, Google. University of Arizona grad.

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16 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea that I'm exploring
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Nickel Labs, Inc.

Advisor

Primal

Positions

Co-Founder & CEO Nickel Labs, Inc. July 2014 - present
Advisor Primal March 2015 - present
Vice President, Marketing VigLink July 2012 - July 2014
Product Marketing Manager Google October 2003 - July 2012
Email Marketing Coordinator MP3.com May 2002 - August 2003

Education

University of Arizona Anthropology, Psychology 1998 - 2001

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Engineering
  • • Payments
  • • Edtech
  • • Children
  • • Mobile advertising
  • • Financial Services
  • • IOS Development
  • • K-12 education
  • • Mobile App Design
  • • Mobile marketing
  • • Mobile payments
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Payments
  • • Photos
  • • Social Impact
  • • Transportation
  • • Fitness
  • • Nutrition
  • • Quantified-self

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Digital marketing • Digital Media • Online advertising • Product Marketing • Google Adwords

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Zal Bilimoria
We worked together at Google  •  Partner, Andreessen Horowitz and Advisor, PopApp. Wharton grad.
Oliver is a wonderful guy. He's determined to make an impact in the world of children's financial literacy, the inspiration for which comes ... as a father of three children. He's very warm, smart, and deeply experienced in the field of brand and growth marketing. Oliver also has solid product chops and a strong business sense about him. I look forward to advising him along the way as he gets his venture off the ground!
John Rampton
They're my friends  •  Marketing and Customer Acquisition EXPERT. Looking for startup but more important, the right partner. Sold last 2 startups.
Oliver is a very intelligent person. He's full of amazing ideas and a bright perspective on any company. Brilliant at marketing. Quiet bu ... t very well spoken and people follow.
William Johnson
We worked together at VigLink  •  Vice President Of Operations, VigLink. Previously Senior director, operations, VigLink. Harvard grad.
He lives and breaths 'big picture'. His writing, the way he thinks about companies and opportunities, the context in which he discusses big ... ideas -- they're all rooted in a wider, thoughtful perspective of the industry as a whole
Payam Etminani
They're my friends  •  Co-founder & Managing Partner, Bitscopic Inc and Program Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs.
Oliver is man with a wealth of knowledge. Having worked at google for a while and being involved in different startups. He has a unique way ... to look at a probelm
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Badi Azad
They're my friends  •  Senior Product Manager, VMware. Previously CEO, CItyCashNow. University of California, Berkeley grad.
When it comes to Marketing in this new social, fast-paced, digital world i couldn't think of a better battery mate than Oliver. He's got a s ... trong moral compass, is very creative with his marketing efforts and has a great sense of product strategy
Greg Lee
We worked together at Google  •  Mentor, Kstartup and Co-founder, XG Ventures. Stanford grad. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
Oliver is an eloquent leader and excellent team player. He understands the Internet media industry extremely well.
Sasank Mudunuri
We worked together at Google  •  Ideafication Czar, Unemployed. Previously Business Product Manager, Google Inc. Stanford grad.
Oliver's a rare blend of person, able to think at a strategic level, but still very excited about taking care of the day to day details. I w ... orked with him very closely and could count on him for very strong insights and independent execution. He's proven himself in complex and uncertain environments, shepherding through a major marketing initiatives across multiple departments. I would absolutely work together again with him.
Eoin Matthews
We worked together  •  Cofounder, Point and Founder, Popt.com.
Well known for his copywriting prowess, Oliver is an astute and thoughtful business thinker. Measured and informed insights from Oliver are ... de rigeur but it is his creative thinking which makes him an exceptional force. Expect to be inspired.
hunter walk
We worked together at Google  •  Partner, Homebrew. Previously Director, Product Management, Google. Stanford GSB grad.
He's got talent that's refined by years at google and most recently Viglink, a midstage startup.
Anastasia Leng
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Hatch.co. Previously New Business Development Manager, EMEA, Google. University of Pennsylvania grad.
Oliver is a down to earth, easy-to-work with guy who's had much relevant experience in growth marketing for companies big & small. I worked ... with Oliver while at Google on various online marketing initiatives. Oliver is scrappy, thoughtful, data-driven, and above all enjoyable to be around, and I'd highly recommend him as an advisor to any current or aspiring entrepreneur.

Eoin Matthews
We worked together  •  Cofounder, Point and Founder, Popt.com.
Eoin is an exceptional executive. He brings together savvy biz dev skills, raw intelligence, technical aptitude, tenacious work ethic, and s ... elfless integrity. Eoin was one of my highlights of working at VigLink.