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Announcing my departure from Bazaarvoice…and search for my CMO successor!

Announcing my departure from Bazaarvoice…and search for my CMO successor!

This is a post about change. Winston Churchill said, “There is nothing wrong with change, as long as it is in the right direction.”  After 4.5 years at Bazaarvoice, I’m announcing a smooth and amicable departure from the company in order to pursue my next challenge and opportunity. (I announced this to our company last week at our quarterly all hands.) This is not your typical resignation. You could call this a ‘planned’ or ‘friendly’ departure. During this time I plan...
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And They’re Off! Austin Entrepreneurs begin Capital Factory 2010

And They’re Off! Austin Entrepreneurs begin Capital Factory 2010

We started second annual Capital Factory program which I co-founded with Joshua Baer and Bryan Menell last year. I'm excited about this year's companies, some are further along than others, but I'm most impressed with the entrepreneurs themselves.  Here are the companies: Hurricane Party (Austin, TX) – a location-based social networking application that helps users create, manage and discover events that are relevant to them. Simpz (Boston, MA) – helps event organizers...
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Let Their Content Free!

Let Their Content Free!

Last week I spent hosting our second annual Bazaarvoice Social Commerce Summit. Over 300 people came to the AT&T Center in Austin to evolve their social commerce strategy. See my wrap up post here. Last year my team and I produced a video to send a message to our clients, which was a mockumentary music video, "More Than Words". This year, I did another music video parody to George Michael's "Freedom! '90" to communicate the idea to our clients that their customers...
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Capital Factory Invests in Five Startups for 2009 Fund

Capital Factory Invests in Five Startups for 2009 Fund

As a co-founder and one of 20 mentors for Capital Factory, I'm proud and excited to get started our first year with 5 startups! Here's the release that we just put across the wire today! The program starts with these entrepreneurs May 22 going through August. And you can follow all 5 startups on Twitter!@CubitPlanning@FamiGoGames@Homstie @Hourville@PetzMD Capital Factory Invests in Five Startups for 2009 FundAlso Recognizes 5 Additional Finalists Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2009 —...
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