New York, Other
Connecting entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers with one another at our summits.
All things related to technology, the startup industry, business development, personal development, and entrepreneurship.
Senior Glass Guide - Marketing
March 2013 — March 2015
Launched the Google Glass Explorer program and engaged with the Explorer community to test the product, gather real-time feedback, and provide data-driven customer insights to developers.
Prepare and present 200+ tailored product demonstrations to global VIP's, C-level executives, celebrities, and government officials to increase awareness of Glass, develop partnership opportunities, and generate sales leads.
Chosen over 32 other Guides to represent Google as a product expert spokesperson on camera for national and international news outlets such as CNN, ITV (UK), and Globo TV (Brazil).
Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving
October 2011 — October 2012
- Managed foundation outreach and proposal writing
- Managed and research current and future funding database
- Researched speaking, writing, and conference opportunities for NF's Executive Director
April 2010 — October 2012
Developed minority and technology conference partnership strategies focused on building awareness, positioning value propositions, engaging online communities, and acquiring attendees for our annual conference.
Increased online and offline diversity outreach to Latino/a, Asian-American, African-American, and LGBT groups which resulted in a 30% increase in minority attendance.
Managed the online Netroots Nation scholarship program in partnership with Democracy for America which resulted in a 10% increase in applicants per year.
Pacific Union College
Social Media Contract Teacher
September 2011 — December 2011
Taught fundamental social media marketing such as what is social media, what components are included in social media plans, what type of jobs you can get, and go over different tools to help with social media plans
Social Media Consultant
December 2009 — April 2010
Proactively implemented Nordstrom San Francisco Centre’ social media marketing strategies
Managed and trained department managers on how to utilize social media platforms to communicate with customers and increase sales
Assisted with set-up and departmental aid during in-store events
Advised additional Nordstrom stores on social media strategies
San Francisco Magazine
Social Media Marketer
January 2009 — February 2010
Developed and managed San Francisco magazine’s social media marketing strategies and tactics
Managed the magazines online Charitable Event Registry
Assisted with planning and production of off-site events including Wicked Opening Night After Party, An Evening of Bridal Luxury, and Best of the Bay Area annual party.
Acquired skills in creating advertising proposals and media kits
January 2009 — December 2009
Proactively researched and managed press and analyst databases in Excel and Access
Researched client and competitor press coverage
Researched editorial calendar and speaking opportunities for client placement
Identified networking opportunities to build the company’s personal brand
Maintained the company’s publication library, files and records
Managed day to day operation of office, including meetings, appointments, conference calls, supplies, and events
Academy of Art University
Student Affairs Advocate
July 2007 — August 2008
Proactively supported 500+ students through problem solving and persistent communication
Developed tracking and reporting strategies to maximize student retention
Provided support for other Academy departments such as Housing, ARC, CASE, and Public Relations when necessary
San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
June 2005 — September 2005
Involved in planning and coordination of the Chambers annual CityGolf Classic tournament, 49ers Kick-off, Luncheon and Business Awards Reception for local business and community leaders
Assisted with vendor and local company executive partnership outreach
Wrote and distributed letters for board member financial commitments and compiled event guest lists
Gathered and assembled event material for weekly committee meetings and monthly Chamber programs
Pacific Union College
B.S and B.A, Public Relations/Journalism and International Communications
Pacific Union College
Bachelor of Science, Public Relations/Journalism
Monterey Bay Academy
Major music nerd during my time at MBA. I was in the apace octet, band, select band, orchestra, choir, and worked in the music department.