Delivered "Best in Class" integrated marketing performance across etail specificaccounts by building solid partnerships with the BG, OEM, SMSP, & external strategicpartners.
Built account collaboration and partnership framework which was named best in classby OEM Vice President and Retail Sales Vice president .
Secured exclusive social networking partnership with Buy.com to integrate withHardware BG and PR social media initiative.
Identified, negotiated, and managed performance of 3rd party vendor relationshipagreements used in building end to end sales incentives offer business.
Led online retail cross category virtual team to drive online etail sales & marketingpartnership strategy.
Awarded “Best in Class” Zune HD launch plan by US category marketing team.
Increased Microsoft Entertainment and Devices revenue and brand exposure bydeveloping new strategic channel opportunities and new B2B end customer usescenarios in enterprise and education.
Built very strong relationships with Distribution Partner, Outside Sales Forces,presented to teams at regional meetings, conducted a regional sales summit, held joint planning sessions for incremental partner opportunities.
Built support and sponsorship from Canadian Executive Leadership Team to move thesubsidiary to a new business process and tool used in managing “to partner/customer”strategic sales business investments.
Developed and delivered corporate executive level sponsorships and resources forstrategic planning from Senior Executive Leadership, Division President & CVPs.
Led the “Blacks at Microsoft” employee diversity organization with over 1000+constituents to help Microsoft meet corporate diversity goals by developing programstargeted at attracting, retaining, and developing African American talent.
| Redmond, WA
Microsoft Corporation Sales Programs Specialist
April 2004 to March 2005
Managed business operations for North America Sales Programs Team and led thelaunch of customer facing website and redemption infrastructure for commercialsoftware sales incentives.
RedChip Companies, L.L.C.
Director – Sales & Marketing
April 2002 to March 2003
Evaluated customer needs and led cross-functional teams in development and launch of 3new products, and re-launched flagship product “RedChip Review” -Forbes magazine“Best in Sector” award.
Washington State University
Business Development Coordinator
August 2000to November 2001
Analyzed, developed, and implemented business strategies focused on increasingoperational efficiency and driving revenue growth for a non-profit entity charged withgenerating proceeds for the Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund at Washington StateUniversity, $4 million annually.
Increased programs performance by 15% developing a direct marketing campaign thatserved as a critical tool in the annual fund drive.
Improved operating expenses by 13% implementing a CRM database.
EDUCATIONMBA-Strategic Planning –
Washington State University