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Nuri Otus

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

CEO/Founder, txtsmarter. Previously CEO and Founder, AuctioNet.com, Inc..

CEO/Founder, txtsmarter. Previously CEO and Founder, AuctioNet.com, Inc..

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Enterprise Sales
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

txtsmarter
AuctioNet.com, Inc.
txtsmarter
AuctioNet.com, Inc.

Advisor

swaaag, Inc.
3DBin, Inc.
Bioxpertz.org

Positions

CEO/Founder txtsmarter April 2013 - present
Advisory Board Member swaaag, Inc. March 2013 - present
CEO and Founder AuctioNet.com, Inc. November 1995 - December 2005
Senior Vice President Great American Group November 1993 - November 1995
Vice President Ross-Dove Company, Inc. 1988 - 1993

Education

University of Missouri-Columbia

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • Mobile
  • • Saas
  • • Enterprise
  • • Mobile Security
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Mobile
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Fundraising • Venture capital • Data center • Entrepreneurship • SAN

Key Accomplishments

I thrive in business by approaching every opportunity as a challenge. My strengths are envisioning a clear business strategy and effectively communicating that vision to my partners. This leads to successful marketing and business development initiatives. My leadership style develops and fosters alliances that strengthen organizations and can drive revenue generation.

As a business leader and serial entrepreneur, I have developed and refined a set of beliefs that guide my personal and professional life. I am determined to be a source of positive energy. I challenge myself to give more than I take and to live life as an adventure.

Nuri has been featured on CNN and on ABC, CBS and NBC Broadcast Television News, and in Computer Reseller News, Business 2.0 Magazine, the New York Times, USA Today and Time Magazine. Nuri’s reputation precedes him.

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Jim Kaskade
We worked together  •  Vice President and General Manager, Big Data & Analytics, CSC and Mentor, Founder Institute. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
Startups require LEADERSHIP. Nuri, masters the leadership and startup discipline needed for success.
Bill Blummer
They're my friends  •  Senior Vice President Monetization and Sales Solutions, Keek. Previously Vice President Sales East, Demand Media.
Nuri has a deep knowledge and contact base of all the significant digital trends shaping our economy. He is a leader and gets it done!
Greg Jones
They're my friends  •  Global Director, New Business Sales, Google and Member of the Board of Directors, Save The Waves Coalition - www.savethewaves.org.
He's a seasoned and successful entrepreneur.
Greg Jones
They're my friends  •  Global Director, New Business Sales, Google and Member of the Board of Directors, Save The Waves Coalition - www.savethewaves.org.
He's a seasoned and successful entrepreneur.

Bill Blummer
We worked together  •  Senior Vice President Monetization and Sales Solutions, Keek. Previously Vice President Sales East, Demand Media.
Although he has thrived in every firm he has worked with, he brings start up enthusiasm to large organizations and discipline and planning t ... o start ups.

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