Van is a seasoned C-level executive advisor with over 25 years of operational experience that draws upon his track record leading global marketing and go-to-marketing transformations to achieve break-out growth. Van has been at the forefront of B2B marketing and brings a unique ability to successfully navigate tech companies through inflection points to drive revenue growth or substantial valuation.
Before joining Firebrick, Van was a 5-time VP/CMO and held executive marketing positions at Oracle, WebEx, Riverbed and Sage. He has successfully led B2B tech companies through all stages: start-up, scale, multiple acquisitions, 2 IPO’s and global.
Van brings an operational experience with a strategic, global viewpoint to unblock critical marketing problems. He has been a vanguard of advanced marketing operations, land/expand/freemium business models, blended sales channels and building differentiated brands that customers love.
Van is a MBA graduate of The University of Iowa, and is a US citizen living in Dublin and loves exploring Europe with his family.Prev Bio Next Bio