CEO & Founder @ Exitround is a software-powered M&A marketplace and intelligence software enabling buyers, sellers and M&A professionals to connect more efficiently. http://exitround.com From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Investor & Biggest Fan @ Alta CA is Chef Daniel Patterson’s fourth restaurant in the DPG family of restaurants. Nestled in the heart of
CEO & Founder @ Exitround is a software-powered M&A marketplace and intelligence software enabling buyers, sellers and M&A professionals to connect more efficiently. http://exitround.com From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Investor & Biggest Fan @ Alta CA is Chef Daniel Patterson’s fourth restaurant in the DPG family of restaurants. Nestled in the heart of San Francisco, Alta CA is a neighborhood restaurant bar featuring a lunch, dinner, and late night menu prepared from the best locally-sourced ingredients, helmed by Chef Yoni Levy. Come visit us at 1420 Market St. at 10th St. http://altaca.co/ From November 2012 to Present (3 years 2 months) Strategic Advisor @ S7 Tactical is a strategic training corporation offering an extensive line of law enforcement, military, and civilian training services. S7 Tactical is dedicated to delivering realistic, efficient, and effective training. From July 2012 to Present (3 years 6 months) Advisory Board @ From April 2011 to Present (4 years 9 months) Co-Founder @ The Mullins family and the UC Berkeley California Re-entry Alumni Chapter have come together to create a needs-based scholarship for Single parent re-entry students, doing full-time study at UC Berkeley. The Beverly Mullins Memorial Scholarship is in memory of Beverly Mullins, a 1998 Graduate from the Department of Sociology. More details on the scholarship can be found at www.lafpdl.com From 2001 to Present (14 years) Investment Professional @ From July 2011 to May 2013 (1 year 11 months) Sr. Marketing Manager, US SMB Marketing (BizSpark, Windows Phone 7, Azure) @ I drive the US breadth marketing strategy, partner outreach, and business development for our Windows Phone 7 developer marketing initiatives. Working closely with our internal stakeholders, and external partners, I work to fill the gaps with scalable solutions that help make our partners most successful, while driving Microsoft goals. I’m the US program and marketing lead for the Microsoft BizSpark program, Microsoft’s early-stage tech startup initiative.
Windows Phone 7 is Microsoft's new mobile platform launching November 2010. My focus is creating programs and partnerships which demonstrate the success of Windows Phone 7 as a development platform, and excite developers to create rich, beautiful apps for Windows Phone 7. I led the creation of the Windows Phone 7 Developer Program which provides developers an easy development roadmap and access to resources, 1-to-1 expert technical support, code samples and snippets, and app monetization and analytics solutions. To visit: http://create.msdn.com/ready
I joined Microsoft in the Fall of 2008 to plan and execute the launch of the Microsoft BizSpark program in the United States. Central to our success has been the importance of partnerships which span from university incubators to venture capital firms, service providers to developer-focused social organizations, and of course, startups. Today, we’ve built a community of over 35,000 companies worldwide where startups and entrepreneurs are not only gaining access to world class technology, but leveraging top tier business development opportunities through BizSpark One and the Strategic and Emerging Business Team. We’re thrilled to have some of the world’s best startups such as Soluto, Yammer, RedCritter, Xobni and many more, as active BizSpark members. To join or for more information visit http://bizspark.com From September 2008 to June 2011 (2 years 10 months) Director, Sales and Business Development @ I headed all facets of the business side of this tech-business news blog. Everything from advertising and sponsorship sales, event/conference planning, to partner development and content syndication negotiations. www.venturebeat.com From December 2007 to September 2008 (10 months) CEO and Co-Founder @ • Led product development, manufacturing and market strategy of three-SKU line of dietary supplement consumer packaged goods
• Established global manufacturing and supply chain, including import/export of raw materials from South Africa
• Built online affiliate marketing relationships and sales channels with outside resellers
• Created Hoodia Products Foundation to provide economic opportunities to indigenous San Bushmen From February 2003 to December 2007 (4 years 11 months)
B.A., Political Science @ Yale University From 2001 to 2005 Jacob Mullins is skilled in: Start-ups, Blogging, Product Management, Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Mobile Devices, E-commerce, Cloud Computing, Online Advertising, New Media, Business Development, Strategic Partnerships, Venture Capital, Digital Media, Social Media