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Alex Littlewood

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder & CEO @ Motoroso. Formerly VP Marketing @ Piqora, Sr. Strategist @ Wildfire (Acq. by Google), & Dir. Customer Success @ Zuberance

Founder & CEO @ Motoroso. Formerly VP Marketing @ Piqora, Sr. Strategist @ Wildfire (Acq. by Google), & Dir. Customer Success @ Zuberance

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25 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing
I have an idea I'm commited to
Not currently looking for a cofounder

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Founder

Motoroso

Advisor

Piqora (formerly Pinfluencer)
Piqora - Visual Marketing & Visual Commerce

Positions

Founder & CEO Motoroso August 2013 - present
Advisor Piqora - Visual Marketing & Visual Commerce July 2013 - July 2014
VP of Customer Success & Marketing Piqora - Visual Marketing & Visual Commerce September 2012 - August 2013
Sr. Enterprise Strategist Google, Social Marketing Tools August 2012 - September 2012
Sr. Social Media Strategist Google, Social Marketing Tools January 2012 - August 2012
Senior Customer Success Manager Zuberance, Inc. November 2009 - January 2012
Director, Customer Success - Strategy Zuberance, Inc. November 2009 - January 2012
President Silicon Valley American Marketing Association 2006 - June 2010
Marketing Manager Financial Navigator January 2009 - November 2009
Sr. Project Manager (Liquid Agency) Liquid Agency August 2006 - January 2009
Account Coordinator Valassis Comm March 2005 - August 2006
Sales Manager Copeland's Sports, Sporting Goods May 2001 - December 2004
Analyst Intern Landor July 2003 - September 2003
Marketing Intern LSI, an Avago Technologies Company June 2000 - July 2002
Marketing Intern Project Lead General Motors November 1999 - March 2000

Education

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Business Administration; Concentrations; Marketing & Finance 2000 - 2004

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Product
Advisor With
  • • Customer Acquisition
  • • Fundraising
  • • Recruiting
  • • Beta launch
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Media
  • • Content
  • • Automotive
  • • e-commerce

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Positioning • Messaging • Leadership • Lead generation • Social Media

Key Accomplishments

I've been involved with several early stage startups, in the social marketing suite space. Wildfire was acquired by Google, and Piqora is still growing. I have filled roles and led teams in client services, marketing, sales, and even operations. My experiences are broad, and well-rounded. I have my own project now, Motoroso, and we're in the User Acquisition phase.

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Joe Bunner
We worked together
Alex can do the tactical stuff, but he's a big-picture guy. He a very strategic thinker coupled with one of the most driven work ethics I'v ... e ever seen. He's always thinking about how to make it better. Yea, that's Alex.
Matt Elders
We worked together at Zuberance, Inc.
Alex, is a very thoughtful, hard-charging business executive. And because of his intelligence, can has the capability to excel in many diff ... erent ways which is critical for an early stage business.
Alyssa Chamberlain
We worked together
Alex is not only highly intelligent, passionate, determined, and eager but has a knack for tackling transformative markets, inspiring his te ... am and being a thought leader in social strategy.
Kim Tran
We worked together
He has strong convictions with the company's vision. Very articulate and easy to work with. Extremely high energy and profoundly respected b ... y his peers and partners. These are great attributes to have especially as an entrepreneur.
Jeff Becker
We worked together at Liquid Agency
Alex is the prototypical CEO-in-the-making. He has the wits, the tenacity and the intelligence to bring a company from small to smashing.
Steve Ohanians
We worked together
Alex is very passionate, personable, and professional. He not only brought his strategic and multidisciplinary expertise to all the projects ... that we collaborated on, he also brought an infectious energy and a can-do attitude that drove all projects to success. He would be a great asset to any organization.
Adam Greer
They're my school
Alex is incredibly driven. He takes his work seriously and handles everything he does with the utmost care. Committed would be a great descr ... iptor for Alex, but it wasn't an option in the previous section.
Jeff Lakusta
We worked together
Alex is an awesome person and incredibly driven. We worked together at Wildfire and he was a valuable asset to the team.
Sean Kermath
We worked together at Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
Alex was a great team player, hardworking and very knowledgeable.
Paul Sebastien
We worked together
Alex rocks
Doug Laird
We worked together at Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
Alex has the key ingredients for defining and executing on a unsolved market opportunity.
Chris Morton
We worked together at Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
He's not afraid to take risks and challenge the satus quo. He frequently tries to find ways to make things more efficient and is determined ... to do so. He's also very passionate about this automotive space so I know he will be doing what he loves. He's also a good guy with a funny sense of humor, and is fun to work with.
Philip Rosedale
They're my friends
willing to take risks, loves to help a team, able to figure out solutions.
Chris Brown
We worked together at Silicon Valley American Marketing Association
Alex is an ambitious, driven guy with the intelligence and the passion to make things happen
Karri Carlson
We worked together at Zuberance, Inc.
Alex has the right mixture of ambition, drive, vision, and tenacity to lead a team to success. He's a relentless champion for getting the us ... er experience just right, articulate and helpful with partners and clients, and a genuine pleasure to work with.
Daniel DeVall
They're my friends
I've had the pleasure of knowing Alex for the last 6 years and I can confidently say Alex is a natural entrepreneur who shares a passion for ... life and all things he's engaged with. Whether it's his intellectual curiosity to better understand everything and find better ways to do them or his jovial spirit that is contagious and draws you to listen to his every word. He thinks creatively and has a background that puts him a step ahead of the rest in this regard. I track his every move and trust that whatever he's working on is something worth considering a next-generation game changer.
Regis Bectarte
They're my friends
Alex and I met while racing with the American Federation of Motorcyclists. Race after race, we shared tools, stress and small victories, all ... gave me a chance to discover and appreciate Alex tenacity, determination and friendship. I have no doubt those same qualities will prove critical assets to his new business endeavor.
Paul O\'Brien
We worked together at Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
Alex is always thinking of new an better ways to do things. He's tenacious and isn't afraid to learn, take on challenges and explore possib ... ilities.
Scott Clark, CPA
We worked together at Wildfire Interactive, Inc.
Alex is dedicated to the social media advertising space and thrives in a start up culture. His experience at Wildfire and Piqora are great ... examples of his ability to be a key member towards the success of hyper growth start ups. I have no doubt as an entrepreneur that he will have similar success.
Ronda Broughton
We worked together
He takes charge of things, provides a vision, and motivates people to that vision. He is a born leader. Although I am an entrepreneur myself ... , I enjoyed working for Alex in the SVAMA.
Jana Janocha
We worked together
Alex is a highly driven and extremely smart person and great to work with. His most outstanding ability is to quickly grasp multiple positio ... ns and objectives and align these to a cohesive strategy and pushes to move forward. Alex always knows what he's talking about and builds decisions on experience and his wide knowledge and is able to persuade others to follow.
Jana Janocha
We worked together
Alex is a highly driven and extremely smart person and great to work with. His most outstanding ability is to quickly grasp multiple positio ... ns and objectives and align these to a cohesive strategy and pushes to move forward. Alex always knows what he's talking about and builds decisions on experience and his wide knowledge and is able to persuade others to follow.
Cory Fossum
We worked together
I have had the pleasure of knowning Alex for seven years and from the first time we worked together, I have been inspired and impressed by h ... is drive, confidence, and knowledge about the tech industry and, more specifically, social media. He is not afraid to take risks and put himself on the line for ideas he believes in. He is a natural leader and people are drawn to him by his confidence, compassion, and genuine desire to see them succeed. He is restless, full of great ideas, and possesses the passion and knowledge to figure out a way to make them happen, just as all great entrepreneurs do.
Matthew Paul
They're my friends
Alex is motivated and extremely passionate about building brand awareness to make companies successful. I have no doubt he will be able to ... apply these skills towards building a company from the ground up.
Clive Savacool
They're my mentor  •  Vice President, TrackTrain. Previously Training Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Experience and knowledge of the industry as well as human behavior in the social media world.

Joe Piazza

Joe will make an awesome advisor.

Scott Gardner

Scott is an agency veteran, and business virtuoso. He'll bring a lot to the table from a market analysis, brand and marketing strategy, and ... talent perspective.

Seth Berman

Seth is already a mentor to 500 startups family of startups, and has deep experience in digital marketing and brand strategy.

Gokul Rajaram

Gokul will make an awesome advisor.

Alain Chuard

Successfully built and sold Wildfire, extensive leadership, management, fundraising, and product expertise.