Speaker Bio – New Media and The Arts Forum
October 10, 2008
Pete Burgeson, crowdSPRING
Pete Burgeson is the Director of Marketing at crowdSPRING and is the lead equipment manager for the company’s championship ping pong team.
Pete has over a decade of experience in building and marketing companies, both large and small. While at Leo Burnett in Chicago, Pete launched and managed national print, direct, radio and TV campaigns for Marlboro, Coca-Cola, Altoids and Delta Air Lines. He left Burnett to launch his own online businesses where he oversaw the development, branding and marketing of three online graphic design and printing businesses, which eventually became some of the largest printing sites on the internet.
Most recently, Pete was Director of Marketing for 1-800-GOT-JUNK? in Vancouver where, after starting as the only person in marketing, he built the marketing department and led the startup’s international expansion to three continents and helped take the organization from $12M in revenue to over $160M in just three years.