Self-starting and hard-working biz dev/marketing professional with extensive entrepreneurial experience currently biz-dev at AppSumo. Very hard-working and experienced in working with and managing a wide variety of people through a variety of industries. Fluent in English and Russian with very strong written and verbal communication skills, and highly technologically knowledgeable, with comprehensive experience in marketing and business development.
The Harker School
San Jose, CA
High Honor Roll, AP Scholar, National Merit Scholar, Photo Club, Radio Club, Advanced Certificate in Piano Performance and Music Theory from Music Teachers Association of California
The University of Texas at Austin
Double Major: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music with an emphasis in Recording Technology, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Russian Language and Culture. Certificate in Business Foundations, Global Track High Honor Roll (Summa Cum Laude) on Dean’s Honor List for last 4 consecutive semesters, Member of AMA (American Marketing Association)
CIBER International Study Abroad Program, Summer 2010
Intensive five-week study abroad program at one of the best business schools in Europe with courses in International Marketing & Consumer Behavior and Cross-Cultural Management & Negotiation
Biz-dev (05/12 - Present)
San Francisco, CA
Head of Marketing/Operations (06/11 - 04/12)
Manage all marketing/operations efforts. Direct business development employee. Work directly with CEO, designer, and developers on product. Handle all QA and bug-tracking. Support in identifying and securing partnerships.
Menlo Park, CA
Marketing Assistant/Executive Assistant, Business Dev. Intern, Research Chemist (Summers between high school and college, 2003-2011)
Managed all marketing strategies and assisted the EVP and CEO with business development and administrative support. Worked as a research chemist synthesizing chemicals to be sold to pharma companies. Previously worked as a research chemist and business dev. Intern.
Allegro Chemistry LLC
Menlo Park, CA
President (06/09 – Present)
Allegro Chemistry provides drug discovery companies and universities with chemical reagents. Built Allegro Chemistry from the ground up and responsible for all business activities.
Sumpter & Gonzalez, LLP
Online Marketing/PPC Manager (12/07 – Present)
Handled database of current and prospective clients using FileMaker Pro. Managed all Google Adwords PPC campaigns (spending more than 5k a month). Advised on new technology and marketing opportunities.
Proace Technology Services Inc.
Quality Assurance Intern (1/09 – 06/09)
Performed functional, automated, UI, load, and unit testing on various custom applications. Worked together with developers in making sure that applications fit into the business scope developed by the client.
Anton's Piano School
Piano Teacher and Owner (08/07 – 12/08)
Taught classical, jazz, and rock piano to twenty students in a professional studio. Focused on teaching students what they want to learn. Challenged students musically to allow them to be creative and artistic.
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Google Apps (Docs, Calendar, etc.)
- Google Analytics
- Flurry Analytics
- Google Adwords
- Filemaker Pro
- Pivotal Tracker
- Typing Speed: 90 WPM