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Joined Startup Grind as a contributing writer to help build brand awareness for YouRoam and increase link-backs to YouRoam.com website thereby driving significant new traffic.
Write blog posts relating to being an entrepreneur and topics that would be interesting to the startup community to be posted to The Startup Grind that has an international readership with over 170,000 monthly views.
Became featured article in monthly e-mail newsletter.
Chief Marketing Officer and General Counsel, 10/2013 － CurrentYouRoam Inc － Austin, Texas
Manage all marketing and PR for telecommunications technology startup with minimal marketing budget.
Identify publications regarding PR opportunities and for company announcements.
Prepare pitches to media outlets.
Manage interns and direct all content relating to blog posts to help build brand awareness and improve website SEO.
Review and edit all blog posts for website blog.
Reach out to influential Twitter and Facebook followers to form mutually beneficial promotional partnerships and obtain contributing writers for blog.
Identify and reach out to companies to establish mutually beneficial promotional partnerships.
Manage and direct social media strategy for Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram including all company postings and advertisements.
Grew Twitter followers to almost 10,000 followers in one year with regular post engagement from followers.
Review Google Analytics, Twitter Analytics and Facebook Analytics to determine the success of ads and blog posts.
Proficient with Adobe Photoshop.
Determine different growth hacks to promote sharing of the mobile application on social media and with friends without any marketing spend.
Work with development team to increase user engagement and devise strategies to keep users engaged after downloading YouRoam.
Establish e-mail marketing campaign and push notifications to bring users back into the app and to keep them engaged.
Devise strategies to convert non-paying users into paying users.
Create survey of users to determine how to better improve app and engagement.
Work with design team on redesign of app and user testing to improve UI/UX of app to increase user engagement and reduce churn.
Schedule postings on social media through Buffer and Holonis.
Architect redesign of website to increase customer conversion.
With less than $10,000 in marketing spend, grew user base from 0 to 250,000 users in over 185 countries in one year.
Manage all legal affairs for telecommunications technology startup.
Assisted law firm with establishing a social media presence and set social media posting schedule.
Architected redesign of website to improve SEO and web presence.
Managed and oversaw associates' litigation matters.
Operated and restructured business organizations in Chapter 11 cases, including several restaurants.
Successfully managed and oversaw the administration of $900 million Ponzi scheme case as counsel to a Chapter 7 Trustee (Capitol Investments USA, Inc., Case No.
09-36408-BKC-LMI) and recovered funds to make over 30% distribution to defrauded victims.
Attended court hearings, conducted discovery (including an in-depth knowledge of electronic discovery) and conducted depositions on a weekly basis.
Legal research, writing and drafting relating to complex commercial litigation including: trademark infringement, securities, lender liability, aiding and abetting fraud, aiding and abetting money laundering, complex preference and fraudulent conveyances and director and officer liability claims.
Drafting includes: complaints, answers, discovery, discovery responses, pretrial stipulations, objections to trial exhibits, motions to strike affirmative defenses, motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss.
May 2007Stetson University College of Law － Gulfport, FloridaJuris Doctorate and Masters of Business Administration
May 2004University of Florida － Gainesville, FloridaBachelor of ArtsCriminology and LawGPA: Graduated with Highest Honors after completing honors thesis.Criminology and Law Graduated with Highest Honors after completing honors thesis.