How do you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time.
Over my career, I've learned that challenges that seem daunting, overwhelming, and even impossible can be accomplished gradually by taking on just a little at a time.
Having led marketing teams at agencies, startups, and hyperscalers, JD is an experienced, hands-on marketing executive who thrives in fast-paced environments and is comfortable designing and executing marketing strategies to achieve business goals.
As a modern storyteller, he can identify the crux of a company's value prop and simplify the pitch to its most critical and resonant essence.
As a builder, JD thrives going from zero to one. Whether it's building the GTM strategy, a high-performing team, a yearly plan, or personas, he gets energy from transforming ideas into business outcomes.
As a strategist, he's a big picture thinker who loves getting lost in the details. He's comfortable working with the executive team to set and build a marketing vision that is embraced throughout the company and translated into short-term goals and long-term goals.
Outside of work, JD enjoys mentoring marketers in coordination with Product Marketing Alliance and First Round Capital.