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Navi Ganancial

Navi Ganancial

Co-Founder

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New York, Other

Connecting entrepreneurs, investors, and consumers with one another at our summits.

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Public speaking, diversity outreach, event planning.
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All things related to technology, the startup industry, business development, personal development, and entrepreneurship.

Google

Senior Glass Guide - Marketing

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).

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Netroots Foundation

Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving

- 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

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Netroots Nation

Outreach Director

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.

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Pacific Union College

Social Media Contract Teacher

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

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Nordstrom

Social Media Consultant

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

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San Francisco Magazine

Social Media Marketer

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

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K/F Communications

Administrative Assistant

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

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Academy of Art University

Student Affairs Advocate

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

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San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Event/Communication Intern

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

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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

H.S Diploma

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.