Gary K.

Marketing Specialist

640 dollar

Mon expérience

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VariousMay 2005 - Présent

Established the world's first Marketing Operations consultancy in June 2006. Advisory Board Member, 2016-present.
Chair, Marketing Operations & Technology Summit, 2014-15: Created the agenda, recruited the speakers and advisory board members, and delivered the program for this event, managed by Rising Media.
Track Chair, Marketing Operations Symposium, 2005-2008
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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis ObispoApril 2019 - Présent

I joined the Cal Poly marketing adjunct faculty earlier this month and am currently teaching Principles of Marketing to about 60 students.
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University of CaliforniaJanuary 2008 - Présent

Selected to teach world’s first Marketing Operations course through the University of California Extension system; developed curriculum and built classroom and online subscriber-based delivery systems

Course Offerings:

* Public Relations: Winning the Mindshare Battle (UCSC Extension, 2015-present)
* Marketing Operations Fundamentals (UCSC Extension, 2008-present)
* Leveraging Social Media Partnerships (UCSC Extension, 2011)
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ClearAction ContinuumJanuary 2005 - Présent

ClearAction Continuum provides advisory and leadership enablement services to marketing and customer experience professionals. Center your business on customers!

♦ ClearAction Value Exchange members engage in self-discovered, collaborative, virtual and in-person experiences – co-created by experts and peers -- to drive sustainable results across the customer value continuum.

♦ ClearAction Advisory clients access seasoned experts from leading corporations to accelerate maturity and sustained growth from marketing and customer experience practices.

Members and clients rapidly build capabilities toward customer acquisition, customer lifetime value and brand advocacy through deeper strengths in customer-centered decisions, intersection skills, transparency, silo-bridging, strategic/tactical balance and resource optimization.

(The former ClearAction LLC, Marketing Operations Partners LLC, and Marketing Future Forum have merged to create ClearAction Continuum)

Clients include Adobe, Allegion, Anritsu, Applied Materials, Bankers Fidelity, Cementos Progreso, Cisco, Critical Software, Deltek, Direct General Insurance, FormFactor, Hootsuite, Hospira, Kaiser Permanente, Ingersoll Rand, LexisNexis, Merck, Moo, NetApp, Ooredoo, SHRM, SunPower, Thomson Reuters, Valin, Wex, Whataburger, Zenprise/Citrix, and others.

CCXP exam prep course:
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Renesas Electronics CorporationJune 2014 - May 2017

Renesas is one of the largest semiconductor suppliers in the world, formed through a combination of joint venture and merger between Hitachi, Mitsubishi and NEC semiconductor divisions. Worked with the Synergy Business Division (SYBD), which was established to deliver an integrated development platform for embedded and IoT projects powered by Renesas' ARM-based microcontrollers. The resulting Synergy Platform, launched in September 2015, was the first Renesas product not originated in Japan by the parent company and a key to transforming Renesas from a component supplier to a platform provider.

Achievements include:

* Facilitating weekly meetings with the SYBD executive team to identify strategy, tactical and operational gaps; recommend solutions; and drive sustainable improvements
* Conceived integrated go-to-market alignment strategy for the launch of the Synergy Platform, leveraging a combination of Pragmatic Marketing and other best practice methodologies; socialized approach and secured buy-in from SYBD, corporate and regional executives
* Defined and established global beta program, including strategy, process, infrastructure, roles and responsibilities, cadence and metrics
* Acted as liaison between the SYBD and regional partners, balancing the need to keep SYBD engineering and marketing resources focused on product development and content creation while fully supporting regional early access customer and GTM readiness requirements. Facilitated weekly meetings with regional GTM teams and monthly meetings between SYBD and regional executives to ensure alignment
* Established regular analytics and regional reporting process to measure Renesas Synergy adoption and inform decision-making
* Created Professor_IoT persona to spur Renesas Synergy developer engagement and published weekly blog
* Managed Global Product Team and Success Story Library programs.
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CommPros Group, Inc.January 2005 - January 2010

CommPros Group was a marketing communications and demand generation consultancy.
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ShoreTel, Inc.January 2004 - January 2005

ShoreTel is a leading provider of IP-based enterprise phone systems. Led all corporate and product marketing initiatives, including corporate communications, marketing communications, public relations, analyst relations, positioning, messaging, website, demand generation, marketing operations, marketing automation, sales enablement, customer references, partner marketing and events.
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Aplix CorporationJanuary 2002 - January 2004

Aplix was a leading provider of Java technology for wireless devices. The company became of subsidiary of GAIA Holdings in 2011. Led all international marketing initiatives for Tokyo-headquartered company, including brand management, advertising, PR, AR, positioning, messaging, market research, business development, website, sales enablement, partner marketing and events.
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Insignia SolutionsJanuary 1999 - January 2002

Insignia Solutions was a leading provider of Java technology for mobile and embedded devices. The assets of Insignia were acquired by Smith Micro Software, Inc. in 2007. Led global brand management, corporate communications, PR, AR, positioning, messaging, investor relations, internal communications, sales enablement and marketing initiatives for UK-founded, publicly-traded company (NASDAQ: INSG)

Mes compétences




Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing, Communication, Project Management, Mentoring, Coaching, Social Media, Business Development, B2B, Consulting, Teamwork, Business Strategy, Strategic Planning, Market research, Marketing Automation, Marketing, Management, Leadership, E-commerce

Mes études et formations

Master's, Human Resources and Organization Development - University of San Francisco

BA, Public Relations - San Jose State University