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Donny Dye

Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

Vice President, Business Development, Simpli.fi. Previously Special Projects (Contracted position), Onward Search.

Vice President, Business Development, Simpli.fi. Previously Special Projects (Contracted position), Onward Search.

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Positions

Vice President, Platform Sales Simpli.fi July 2011 - present
Special Projects (Contracted position) Onward Search | Digital Creative and Technology Talent December 2010 - July 2011
Vice President/Sales Executive MediaWhiz August 2009 - December 2010
Area Manager - Atlanta Hearst October 2008 - July 2009
Account Executive / Internet Training Manager Dex One March 2005 - October 2008
Customer Service Representative/Job Planner Rose Printing Company 2004 - 2005
Account Manager, Government and Education CDW 2001 - 2003

Education

Google Adwords Reseller Train-the-Trainer Adwords Account Management, Google Sales Training 2008 - 2008
Quantum Leap Training Group Facilitation, Coaching 2007 - 2008
Georgia Southern University Disciplines in Printing Production, Business Administration, and Marketing 1995 - 2000

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Finding cofounders
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Video
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Led sales effort that turned around a diminishing business that had lost 15.2% of its YTD monthly billings when I joined. Finished YTD 19.6% up from previous year, Over 25M. (Following year was largest in company history)

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Marc Maltz
We worked together  •  Principal, Boswell Group LLC and Consultant, Return Path. Massachusetts Institute of Technology grad. Wharton grad.
Can see new opportunities and understands the challenges. Innovative and has deep knowledge of digital advertising…
Michael Logan
We worked together  •  Director of Sales, East Coast, Bidtellect. Previously Senior Director of Sales, East Coast, Simpli.fi.
Donny is one the smartest, analytical yet personable, connector/closer, advisor/mentors I know, and he possesses an entrepreneurial spirit t ... hat is invaluable to any team.
Charles Laughlin
They're my friends  •  Sr. Vice President, Program Director and Managing Editor, BIA/Kelsey.
Donny has a great combination of the ability to understand complex business challenges and opportunities plus a proven ability to drive reve ... nue,
Brian Costello
We worked together  •  Chief Digital Officer, GYK Antler and Advisor, Progress Partners.
Donny is a strategic thinker and doer that understands the value of risk. He's a builder and connector that gets the job done. He's the ki ... nd of guy that may often be described as the "go-to" guy, except that's too cliche' -- you can rely on him, get great coaching and advice from him, and I love that he's always seeking to learn more. He's not afraid of saying what he doesn't know, and he's humble enough to ask for advice.
Rob Cusack
We worked together  •  Director of Partnerships (US)-MailOnline, Associated Newspapers and Digital Consultant, Consultant at TheStreet & CRO-Partners.
Donny is an expert in the space. He knows how to come up with strategic solutions to problems as well as excite at the technical level. He h ... as a proven track of success. Donny is also an excellent communicator.

Brian Costello
We worked together  •  Chief Digital Officer, GYK Antler and Advisor, Progress Partners.
Brian has this unique ability to find the real benefit strategy for companies and individuals. We have talked several times about my company ... 's needs and personal career plans. His advice has always been dead on. I consider him a valuable resource to have on my side.