Brendan King is the Co-founder and CEO of VendAsta Technologies Inc. VendAsta builds a white label sales and marketing automation platform for media companies and agencies to help local businesses prosper in a rapidly changing digital world. VendAsta's suite of white label products help our media partners provide a self service and/or full service reputation and social
Brendan King is the Co-founder and CEO of VendAsta Technologies Inc. VendAsta builds a white label sales and marketing automation platform for media companies and agencies to help local businesses prosper in a rapidly changing digital world. VendAsta's suite of white label products help our media partners provide a self service and/or full service reputation and social media management platform to their customers enabling those customers to monitor, manage, and build their reputations.
Before founding VendAsta, Brendan served as COO and a Director of Point2 Realty solutions. From 2002 through 2007 Brendan was the visionary and entrepreneurial driving force behind Point2 Agent, growing its membership to over 165,000 agents and brokers in 85 countries. In 2007, he was named one of the '100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders' by Inman News. Brendan also served as Point2 Technologies Director of Marketing from 2000 to 2002.
Brendan founded and sold two successful computer retailing operations. Delron Computers (1990-1995) and CompuSmart (1995-2000), the later of which was franchised nationally across Canada.
Brendan also worked for Cameco Corporation as a Geophysicist and holds an Advanced Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Saskatchewan.
Those of you who are familiar with Brendan will know that his laugh is frequent, infectious and identifiable in a room of 200 people.
Specialties: INMAN News 2007 ‘Top 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate
CEO @ At VendAsta, we’re focused on building a platform that helps small and medium businesses do three main things: monitor, manage, and build their online reputations. Available through a white labelled Business Center or via APIs, our tools offer comprehensive online presence solutions that satisfy – and exceed – local business's goals.
Our partners are some of the largest media companies in North America. Currently, we serve 250 media institutions operating over 1,800 media properties (including Dow Jones, Hearst Corporation, Web.com, The McClatchy Company, and Gannett, just to name a few), which together represent 8,550+ salespeople. But at the end of the day, we’re here for the little guys. The local car dealerships, the hidden pizza joints, the average plumber, and anyone else who needs a hand building their online audience and strengthening their brand. From January 2008 to Present (8 years) President @ From 2008 to Present (7 years) COO @ From 2000 to December 2007 (7 years) COO @ From 2003 to 2007 (4 years) Owner @ From 1996 to 2000 (4 years) Owner @ From 1989 to 1996 (7 years)
BSc. Adv., Physics, GeoPhysics @ University of Saskatchewan From 1984 to 1989 Central Collegiate From 1980 to 1984 Brendan Hiring is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Mobile Devices, Online Advertising, Web Development, Reputation Management, Online Reputation Management, Real Estate, Software Development, Marketing Strategy, Social Networking, Competitive Analysis, Agile Methodologies, New Business Development, Start-ups