US based international executive with 20 years internet industry experience in a range of sectors including travel, banking, broking, marketplaces & telecommunications.
Worked for a range of organizations from startups to Fortune 100’s including directorship & head of roles, managing annual gross sales lines exceeding $1.5 billion.
Qualified lawyer with experience as an in-house counsel, 7 years with online financial services pioneer, E*TRADE from the late 90s with senior roles in product, marketing & alliances. Held global divisional responsibility for Barclays ecommerce operations. 8 years with the world’s largest online travel business Expedia.
Now leading global consumer partnership growth and affiliates at Houzz, the world’s largest home design and improvement platform. I’ve also established & delivered consistent revenue growth & profits from my own personal start-up travel business, bootstraping a profitable $1m+ annual revenue run rate business.
Advocate for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender, Queer rights & Board Member for Expedia’s LGBT diversity group, managing external partnerships.
28 years experience using the internet & it’s earlier incarnations (circa 1989). Built my first web page 24 years ago. Intimate knowledge of Google, Bing, Yahoo!, MSN, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Inbound Marketing & Social Media.