Dan Austin is a 19-year veteran in the digital media and technology industries. He has a proven track record for building digital marketing, media solutions, sales and web development teams, producing strong revenue stories for start-ups, mid-stage media and fortune 50 companies. Mr. Austin led some of the most innovative interactive media, digital marketing, and software development teams of the Internet’s first two decades. Dan also brings with him a wealth of knowledge in digital sales team development, digital marketing services, software platform development, recruitment services technology, general marketing and branding.
Dan has contributed breakthrough revenue throughout his career for his clients. Some of his career highlights are growing HomeDepot.com from $700M to $1.2B, delivering $40M in new revenue for Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) – Geomentum, creating $28M in new digital revenue for TMP Directional Marketing/Monster.com, and leading a specialized business development team that delivered $100M in new revenue for Vivendi/Universal.
Over his career, Dan and the teams of people that have worked with him have helped to contribute over $2 billion in revenue for clients from the various digital marketing programs they have helped to deploy. Some of these clients include: Walgreens, Nationwide Insurance, Papa Johns, ARMY, L’Oreal, Home Depot, WellPoint, Habitat for Humanity, HBO, Sears, CVS, Wells Fargo, Verizon, Manpower, Robert Half, Randstad, ADT, Best Buy, American Building, Guess? Inc, Eddie Bauer, Express, Victoria’s Secret, True Value Hardware, Starwood Resorts, Hilton, Marriot Hotels, Heineken, General Motors, Ford Motors, BMW, Mercedes, Blue Cross Blue Shield, PacSun, DirectBuy, Radio Shack, Disney, Build-A-Bear Workshop, and many more.
His entrepreneurial spirit is a main component that propels ventures beyond incubation to explosive revenue growth and is best known for driving innovation and quick measurable results for companies and clients with whom he and his team work.