Swig • Built and designed social network from scratch. • Became a top 125 food and drink app in 50 countries featured on the TODAY Show and ABC News. • Financed in part by a $25k Kickstarter campaign and by winning $10k at a Google pitch event. • Built user base from nothing to 60k+ active users with a database of one million drinks.
Smalltalk SMS Commerce • Consulted with five eCommerce businesses to develop and empower mobile messaging. • Acquired another technology startup to serve the B2B market.
Drinkeasy SMS Commerce • Founded tech startup responsible for creating several new products in mobile and AI-enhanced consumer conversational commerce. • Created AI-enhanced chatbot personal shopping assistant for SMS. • One of ten companies to receive Techstars funding out of 2,000+ applicants, investors also included Anheuser-Busch and Don Katz CEO of Audible.
Product Hunt NYC • Established and grew a local Meetup group for tech developers, designers and product managers to over 2,000 members. • Approached and booked 50+ speakers from the tech industry such as Spotify, Uber and Facebook to share their expertise. • Led 16 meetings and continue to assist in organizing successful tech networking and educational events.
East Village Digital • Provided digital strategy, marketing, design and social media service to clients such as Touch Lab, HeTexted and the American Red Cross. • Recruited and managed a team of 12 part-time marketers, designers and writers. • Collaborated with clients to identify and prepare key campaigns and communications.
Drinkeasy for iPhone • Prospected, signed and managed national partnerships with six liquor retail chains. • Generated over $0.5 million in sales through more than 2 million text messages. • Replicated the service for Facebook Messenger and Amazon Alexa. • Featured in Business Insider and the Wall Street Journal.