Marketing Advisory Board

The Company has also created a Marketing Advisory Board to leverage the backgrounds and experiences of multiple groups and individuals with experience in marketing.  These groups/individuals provide services to the Company in exchange for Common Stock (Vasey and Louly) and Company stock options (Hayward, Jansen and Liu).  Please click on the Member’s name for more detail.

    Christopher Vasey

    Member of the MAB

    Chris is the founder of Runningfish (www.runningfish.net), a San Diego-based web-development and marketing company he began in 2004.  Chris and Runningfish provide services for over 200 clients, including universities such as University of San Diego and Alliant University. Runningfish has produced award-winning websites with emphasis on marketing for direct, internet, email, and social media campaigns.

    Runningfish has successfully provided promotion and assistance in the development and monetary advancement of a variety of companies, from startups to full firms. Prior to founding Runningfish, Mr. Vasey worked in executive level marketing positions at several companies including Creto International, (www.cretoworldwide.com).

        Paul Louly

        Member of the MAB

        Paul Louly is Creative Director at Runningfish where he manages the marketing initiatives for over a dozen established businesses. From concept to execution, he is responsible for quality and effectiveness of any given campaign he helps create. He also helped co-found FluentCreative, a local branding and advertising agency, which has since been absorbed into the Runningfish Team to increase effectiveness.

        He is also a Co-Director of Marketing for mybarpass.com, a local startup in San Diego. Where he produces and oversees the company’s internal and external marketing strategies.  Mr. Louly received his Bachelor in Advertising degree from the Art Institute of California-San Diego, graduating with Honors where he received numerous awards, including an Addy® Award in 2009 (the ADDY Awards is the world’s largest advertising competition with over 50,000 entries annually).

            Trish Hayward

            Member of the MAB

            Trish Hayward is a consultant, speaker, and business advisor to companies in the technology and services sectors. Her expertise is driving top-line revenue growth. She works with companies from early stage through F500, including high profile brands such as SAP, Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, Gannett, Intuit, eBay, Cisco Systems, Yahoo!, AAA, and Citibank. Trish is known for designing practical, market-centric growth strategies and for driving executive teams to alignment and action that lead to market results. In addition to consulting to large businesses, Trish advises companies funded by private equity and venture capital firms including Morgenthaler Ventures, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Sequoia Capital.

            Trish also lectures on business growth for corporate and early-stage CEO training programs, as well as for masters-level courses at Stanford, American University, and Santa Clara University. Prior to founding Catalyst Strategies, a boutique consulting firm, Trish was a consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton’s New York Strategy Practice and a partner with Marketing Corporation of America, where she served a variety of Fortune 100 consumer-services clients. Trish has held VP-level line management positions, including those at Turner Broadcasting and at Themestream, one of the web’s first user-generated content sites, which was funded by Kleiner Perkins and Redpoint Ventures. Trish started her career in high-technology sales with Control Data Corporation. Trish holds a MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a BS from the Pennsylvania State University.

                Katie Jansen

                Member of the MAB

                With over 10 years of consumer marketing experience, Katie Jansen brings a passion for helping companies achieve their vision by leveraging innovative technologies and digital media to drive strong performance. She is the founder of Igniting Solutions a boutique marketing firm that focuses on providing early to mid stage companies with guidance and execution on marketing and branding strategies that include social media, mobile marketing, demand generation, acquisition and engagement, and all aspects of digital marketing.

                Igniting Solutions finds creative solutions that deliver the highest return on investment for their clients. That means a unique marketing approach that focuses on strategies that enhance marketing reach and improve user engagement.

                    Mandy Liu

                    Member of the MAB

                    Many Liu received her BA in Business from the University of Beijing and her MBA from George Washington University, is a highly motivated professional with in depth experience in sales, marketing coordination and customer services. She is skilled in developing and providing marketing and public relations programs that promote events, membership growth and retention to the industry.  Mandy is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.