Helping Tech Startups Get Going, Get Momentum, Grow and Exit
Who We Are
“We” is “me”. I’m George Garrick and for the last 20 years I’ve lived in Silicon Valley and have been CEO of a number of Internet and tech startups ranging from early stage to later stage, including turnarounds and growth companies, and resulting in $3B of shareholder value through one IPO and 5 exits. I’ve also invested in, advised, or been on the Boards of almost 20 other tech startups. My domain experience covers consumer, digital media, mobile, data and analytics (see “experience”).
Prior to Silicon Valley, I spent over 15 years in Chicago where I was part of the management team that grew IRI from $2M to $300M and disrupted and transformed the CPG information business from analog to digital, leaving as CEO-North America. I also served as CEO of A.C. Nielsen, leading a turnaround in culture, GTM model, and declining revenue.
I enjoy working with tech startups and growth-stage companies while in-between CEO roles. If you think I can help you, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. And if I can’t help you, there is a good chance I know somebody who can. Thus, the “we”.
Also see www.linkedin.com/ggarrick
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There are a lot of ways I can help companies and no two roles are ever the same. My activities may include but are not limited to strategic planning, product, GTM strategy, operational management, organizational structure, compensation (cash/incentive plans/stock plans), marketing and PR, sales, business development, corporate development, and other areas in companies ranging from early stage to several hundred million in revenues.
Independent Board Member or Advisor
Experience and Examples
Areas of expertise include traditional and digital media and advertising, consumer marketing services, behavioral data and analytics, mobile apps and payments, ecommerce, extensive experience in CPG. Also enterprise software and SaaS. Roles have included domestic and international (Europe, Asia), start-ups and public companies. Proven ability to quickly recognize issues and opportunities, adapt and/or pivot rapidly, identify and assess strategic and tactical options, set strategy, manage complex operations, attract exceptional talent and build great teams, produce results and drive performance to achieve investor goals. Extensive public speaking and media relations throughout career. Av在线影院