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Jonathan Chizick

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

VP Sales @ Drippler, Mentor @ 500 Startups and 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship, Rensselaer and Michigan grad.

VP Sales @ Drippler, Mentor @ 500 Startups and 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship, Rensselaer and Michigan grad.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing

Involved In

Founder

Chizick Ventures
MarketingCamp
WalkAbout Wireless, Inc.

Advisor

octonius
Canyon Creek Capital
FundersClub
Candy Lab | CandyBAR®
FundersClub

Positions

VP Sales & Business Development Drippler March 2015 - present
Advisor Candy Lab | CandyBAR® March 2013 - present
Founder Chizick Ventures October 2012 - present
Angel Panel Advisor FundersClub September 2012 - present
Business Development, New Ventures Samsung Electronics June 2011 - March 2014
Co-Founder / CMO MarketingCamp June 2012 - July 2013
Sr. Marketing Manager Dell March 2008 - June 2011
Sr. Marketing Brand Manager Dell April 2007 - March 2008
Marketing Brand Manager Dell August 2006 - April 2007
Global Marketing Manager Dell March 2005 - August 2006
Consumer Marketing Associate Manager Best Buy March 2003 - March 2005
VP Marketing, Co-Founder WalkAbout Wireless, Inc. September 2000 - January 2003
Consultant Apple March 2001 - April 2001
Engineering, Operations, and Planning Roles Ford Motor Company July 1994 - August 2000

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of Business Marketing, Corporate Strategy

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Mobile

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Marketing • Mobile advertising • Business Development • High Tech Marketing • Product Marketing

Key Accomplishments

Expertise with Marketing and Business Development to grow the business

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Duy Huynh
They're my advisor: 500 Startups  •  A Founder, Shortcut and A Founder, VIFAH Manufacturing Group.
Jonathan is an awesome advisor. Throughout my 500 Startups program, Jonathan has met with me multiple times, both in person and on the phon ... e, to advise our team on various topics including business model, product development, marketing, go-to market strategies, etc. The best part is the Jonathan is very well connected and making multiple intros for us to potential investors and partnerships. I highly recommend Jonathan as an advisor for your startup.
Ben Forman
They're my advisor: 500 Startups  •  Co-Founder, ZBoard. Previously Green Roof Sales Engineer, KISSS America, Inc.. University of Southern California grad.
Jonathan is a straight-shooter that doesn't mind getting into the nitty gritty details of strategy and competitive analysis.
Jon Asher
They're my advisor: EpicRebates.com  •  Technologist and startup advisor. Co-founder, MileZero. University of Michigan grad.
Jonathan has a broad background that includes marketing, sales, and strategy roles at leading consumer brands, consumers electronics compani ... es, and startups- enabling him to bring unique context and insights to any discussion.
Alex Gold
They're my mentor  •  Previously Head of Partnerships, Carrotmob. Previously Special Projects, Startup America Partnership.
He is brilliant and has a quiet intensity.
Ken Zi Wang
They're my advisor: other  •  Founder and CEO, Buzzstarter and Co Founder, Fandrop. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
Jonathan is genuine and a well rounded great guy to know
Daniel Fernández Castro
We worked together  •  Site Merchandiser / Associate Vendor Mgr DVD, Amazon and Co-founder (Head of Product), Bandpointer.com.
Jonathan is an intelligent, experienced individual who, through dialog, challenge of hypothesis and orientation, makes ideas around him flou ... rish. I can't think of a better advisor or investor: bringing in past experiences, but also future outlooks and vision. I'd absolutely trust his guidance and think he's an invaluable element of any startup project he's part of (whatever the role he plays).
Omeid Seirafi-pour
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder and CEO, MyFab5. Previously Business Analyst, The Cambridge Group. University of Michigan grad.
Jonathan is always aware of market dynamics and is a great strategist. I like to turn to him for advice and hope we can work together someda ... y.
Engle E. Saez
Advisory Board Member, Advisory Board Member at ShopSocially and Management / Strategy Consultant, brandDNA Associates.
Selfless guy...always trying to help others without concern of how it might benefit him. Broad experience and committed to the entrepreneur ... community.

Daniel Fernández Castro
We worked together  •  Site Merchandiser / Associate Vendor Mgr DVD, Amazon and Co-founder (Head of Product), Bandpointer.com.
Daniel is passionate about startups and has all the tools needed to be successful.

Cynthia Schames
Founder, AbbeyPost
Cynthia is both relentless in her pursuit of success for AbbeyPost and at the same time a blast to hang out with. Meet her once and you'll k ... now what I mean. Highly recommend :).

Andrew (\

Andrew will make an awesome advisor.

Tim Fong
Mentor, VegasTechFund and Mentor, 500 Startups.
Tim has valuable experience on both sides of the table - as an entrepreneur and an investor. Don't pass up an opportunity to pick his brain!

Vietlong Le
They're my mentor  •  Founder & Evangelical Skribber, Skribb.it inc.. Previously MBA Intern, Google.
Vietlong is passionate about his idea and has passed up some lucrative opportunities in order to pursue it.

David Halvorson
They're my friends  •  Formally business and product development for mobile and server CPU engineering at Intel. Knowledge of cloud, analytics and strategy.
Passionate and driven.

Engle E. Saez
Advisory Board Member, Advisory Board Member at ShopSocially and Management / Strategy Consultant, brandDNA Associates.
Engle is a someone you definitely want to know. Not only is he a marketing genius, he's always available and willing to help others.

Jacob Kuczeruk
They're my advisor  •  CEO, FutureGift and Co-Founder and CMO, Tie Society.
Jake is an extremely creative marketer and able to execute on his ideas regardless of the limited resources available. He's proven his capab ... ilities at multiple early-stage startups and is someone I would absolutely want on my Marketing team.

Hong Quan
Principal Recruiter, Quantum Startups. Previously Mentor in Residence, 500 Startups.
Bottom line - Hong knows everyone in Silicon Valley.