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Posted on 05. Nov, 2012 by bob.
Many of you may have noticed in the recent months that I have been less and less active overall with the business of Magento. Here is what has been in the works: I officially shifted my role from President to “Advisor” as of September. This transition was planned and in the works for many months (going [...]
Posted on 08. Mar, 2010 by bob.
Magento is making it easy on me to reach my New Years resolution of creating over 100 jobs in 2010: Did you know the word “Magento” has more Google search volume than the word “eCommerce”? Magento is a fast growth worldwide company and is looking for talent to join our team on our mission of [...]
Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by bob.
I just couldn’t take it any longer! With all this talk and questions about Private / Flash Sale eCommerce sites, I had to come up with my own Private Sale site! The most difficult part was figuring out what category to target? Fashion? Too many already out there. Luxury? Hmmm lots of those too. Kids? [...]
Posted on 16. Dec, 2009 by bob.
A macro point of view on: Private/Flash Sale market – things to consider: It started for me over two years ago during a conversation with Paul Hurley, CEO and founder of Ideeli. The basic concept was simple, bring the powerful aspects of the sample sale on-line. The value to customers: is the excitement of screaming [...]
Posted on 25. Oct, 2009 by bob.
At our weekend morning ritual gathering at Peets coffee in Manhattan Beach CA (shoot the bull and remedy the world issues) our friend DaveR fights off all others, at all costs, to get possession of the LA Times Sudoku. This morning the concept of a Sudoku Language was born with Klep-doku – the act of stealing someones [...]
Posted on 07. Oct, 2009 by bob.
***JOB FILLED*** Ad Operations Analyst/Media Planner http://www.richrelevance.com/ The Ad Operations Analyst is responsible for leading the operations and media planning for richreach, a product within the richrelevance enRICH personalization suite. Areas of oversight include relationship management, campaign and creative management, ad exchange management, and ongoing day-to-day operations. Responsibilities – Manage execution of campaigns associated with [...]
Posted on 31. Aug, 2009 by bob.
After roughly 9 Months, over 40 LAX-JFK-LAX 6 hour flights, 120,000 air-miles, ~ 100 nights away, in the midst of the worlds worst economy, 3/4 year of missed Sunday night family dinners with my boys and “bride”, a $6.6 million venture capital close, a launch of two new eCommerce web sites, creation of operational efficiencies, [...]
Posted on 01. Jan, 2008 by bob.
I’ve been fortunate to work with early stage, fast growth and Fortune 500 companies in leadership roles (CEO, CMO, GM) to drive the growth of their Internet (eCommerce & Content) business and have led some of the internets leading businesses (“founding” and spinning off fashion apparel leader Nordstrom.com, President of paid content leader USSearch.com). One [...]
Posted on 01. Jan, 2006 by bob.
This is an old posting I wrote for my old personal web site in 2004 or 2005: — New forces are at work changing our lives and empowering us on a new grand scale. Never before have we seen individuals with so much access, so much power to effect change, to build individuality or to [...]
Posted on 24. Oct, 2005 by bob.
From Oct 2005- Published in a popular media industry publication ==== More places, all at once, on-demand. To achieve success in the new direct media (broadband and mobile) world, media companies must be willing to be where their viewers are, when they want you and in the proper format. Therefore, it is critical to have [...]