Kevin C

Director - 15 Years of Experience - Near 84004


Marketing manager


Alpine, UT

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PERSONAL SUMMARY Experienced business owner and executive manger skilled in operational logistics and team building. Built a $12M internet business supplying craft products to worldwide customer base. Creative problem solver, willing to assess and manage risks, able to contribute quickly at a high level. Experienced in direct sales, internet platforms, global sourcing, supply chain management, and strategic partnerships. Love to travel to see new places and develop international business connections. More details and recommendations at: Owner/President, Bamboo-Too, Inc - Alpine, UT (1/14 - current) We help companies with their website management, online marketing strategies and social media development. We are currently helping several clients deliver daily email and build their social media reach. * Managing Director, Oh My Crafts, Inc. (4/05 - 1/14) Grew from a home business to annual revenue that put us on the 2011 Inc 500/5000 list. Valuable experiences in sales, customer service, complete business operations, organization management, supply chain, supplier relationships, creative design, product development, and P&L responsibility. We created a strong brand with over 150,000 worldwide customers and a active social media presence on facebook, twitter, and pinterest. This was an amazing opportunity to gain experience starting, building and running an internet-sales business. Experienced with a variety of program management tools and methodologies. * Strong leadership and decision making skills. Willing to assess and manage risks. * Experienced program manager dealing with complex situations and internal/external relationships. * Passion for good communication with teams & management. Technical & Product Marketing * Led efforts to revitalize the OEM program with best practices and internal process development. * Developed best practices to provide training and world-class technical support to European and multi-national OEM accounts (Compaq, Alcatel, Seimens, Gateway, Ericcson, others). * Participated in several multi-lingual training events to describe new hard disk technologies. * Developed referral marketing programs to guide product distribution into target user groups. * Technical evangelist for ultra-small form-factor disk designs and involved with a variety of unique customer activities and non-typical products (early PDA designs, NASA projects, printer storage innovations). * Led training activities with worldwide sales force. * Developed several marketing promotional activities to demonstrate product attributes and performance. * Technical liaison to teams in Europe and Asia-Pacific. * Responsible for defining the OEM programs and related technical support activities (product support plans, resource needs, worldwide technical training, and customer support). * Invited to speak at several trade shows, Microsoft events, and various industry conferences world-wide. Mechanical Design * Awarded a HP-sponsored one-year fellowship, coursework focused on robotics and mfg automation. * Mechanical designer on a NASA funded robotic project for the Canadian Arm on the space shuttle. * Responsible for the design and implementation of a robotic workcell into a high-volume manufacturing line. * Developed software tools and used statistical methods to measure reliability and improve quality and performance. Bamboo-Too, Inc. 351 River Rd. Alpine, UT 84004 Kevin Cottle, Owner/President