BRIAN THOMAS

Brian is the Principal & Founder of Global Marketing Associates

BRIAN THOMAS

Brian is the Principal & Founder of Global Marketing Associates.

Brian has 20 years of experience in international and domestic marketing management including marketing strategy, P & L management, product development and product lifecycle management, channel management, promotion program management, pricing analysis, new media and internet marketing.

Brian is the former Principal & Founder of Princeton Consulting International, an Integrated International Marketing & Trade company that handled all marketing and operational facets of helping small to mid-sized companies expand globally. He has worked with both Fortune 500 and small to mid-sized companies in the technology field, including Silicon Graphics, a Fortune 300 high-end computer manufacturer based in Mt. View, and in Executive Management positions with RCN Corporation, a $750 million national multi-service Internet Service Provider (ISP), Communications, and Cable Media company based in Princeton, NJ.

Brian has also worked extensively with Medical Products Companies, Systems Integrators, VAR & VAD Partners, IT Consulting Companies, Food & Beverage companies, Energy Firms, and International Trade Companies. In addition to his extensive business travel throughout the European, Asian & Middle Eastern markets, Brian has also lived and worked in Seoul, Korea, while involved in international trade and marketing. Brian has been involved with international online marketing for over 10 years.

Brian’s experience covers all functional marketing roles, including:

International Marketing & Sales
Global Channel Development & Management
Marketing-Communication
Strategic Planning & Analysis
Strategic Partner Development
New Product Development
Product Life-cycle Management
P & L Management
Pricing Analysis
Marketing Research

Brian currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Bucks County International Trade Council, located in the Philadelphia, PA region, and acts as the International Trade Specialist for the Council. He has been an Adjunct Professor of International Business, has written numerous articles on global marketing, and is a frequent speaker on the subject with the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. He is also the author of resource guide: “The GlobaleMarketer: A New Guide for Taking your Business Global.”

Brian holds Bachelors degrees from The University of Kansas and The Pennsylvania State University, and holds an MBA, with a concentration in Marketing, from the Graduate School of Management, Rutgers University.

Dr. TRICIA LENNOX

Dr. Lennox is an advising consultant for healthcare technology markets

Dr. TRICIA LENNOX

Dr. Lennox is an advising consultant for healthcare technology markets. Dr. Lennox’s prior business experience includes work in Research, Product Development, and Product Management with the DNA Sequencing Group of New England Biolabs, located in Beverly, MA.

Her areas of expertise include:

International Marketing Research
Product Research
Product Development
International Marketing Management
Inventory Management & International Logistics
Quality Assurance
Strategic Planning and Analysis

Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Lennox also holds a U.S Patent for “Purified Thermostable Inorganic Pyrophosphate Obtainable from Thermococcus Literalis”, which was obtained during her tenure at New England Biolabs, and is used in the sequencing of DNA.Additionally, Dr. Lennox is the author or co-author of numerous research publications in the fields of DNA sequencing, Ophthalmology, and Orthopedics.

Dr. Lennox holds an A.B. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University. She completed her medical school training at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, her Ophthalmology Residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, and her Glaucoma Fellowship at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary in New York City. She is a Board Certified Physician now in private practice.

SCOTT HOFFMAN

Scott is the President of Benchmark Export Services with expertise in logistics and export compliance

SCOTT HOFFMAN

Scott has been with Benchmark since 1994,  after almost 20 years in the food and beverage industry.  Benchmark Export Services was incorporated in April 1986, and has operated continuously since that time by its principals, whose combined experience in the Freight Forwarding industry is in excess of 100 years. The company is both an IATA approved agent and licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission as FOREIGN FREIGHT FORWARDERS.

With offices and warehouses situated in Essington, Pennsylvania the company offers a full range of forwarding services to the export shipper.

IAN HARRIS

IAN HARRIS is the Managing Director and founder of Search Laboratory based in London, UK

IAN HARRIS

Ian Harris is the Managing Director and founder of Search Laboratory based in London, UK. Ian has been programming for the internet since 1995 and has an MSc in Internet Technologies. He is a specialist in search marketing for global web sites, and has helped many companies take their websites global including IBM, Novell, British Airways and HSBC. Through Search Laboratory he applies his experience of web technologies, web site marketing and localization to help clients reach their global audience quickly and effectively.

SUVAJIT BASU

Suvajit is an entrepreneur , software engineer with supply chain expertise

SUVAJIT BASU

SUVAJIT BASU is an entrepreneur and software engineer. He is currently the CEO and Founder of SB3 Inc, a company focused on providing innovative products and services for the Consumer Packaged Goods and the Media and Entertainment industries. With offices located in the United States and India, the focus of the company is in Business Intelligence, Analytics and the Global Supply Chain from Purchasing to Manufacturing, Inventory Optimization to Revenue Maximization.

SB3 Inc has industry leading clients like Fox News Channel, Time Warner Cable, Brighthouse Networks, Folsom Inc and Goya Foods Inc. Under Basu’s leadership, SB3 has partnerships with technology companies like Microsoft, Broadway Systems, JDA Software, and Manhattan Associates along with close contacts with every leading software vendor in the Media and Supply Chain space. Basu holds a BSEE in Computer Engineering and MSC in Computer Science from Pratt Institute.

MICHAEL SALVAGGIO

The CEO of SEO Brand, and has been a leader in many different areas of the industry since 2000

MICHAEL SALVAGGIO

turnaround Caiman and DVD Legacy, two of the biggest marketplace traders on Amazon.com and many different domestic and international online marketplaces. After doubling the gross profit in less than 1 year, the company was sold to a private equity firm primarily based upon the huge success of the search marketing and search engine optimization efforts designed and employed by Mr. Salvaggio.

Mr. Salvaggio started SEO Brand , an full service software development and online services company specializing in application development, pay per click advertising, and search engine optimization. With his extensive experience, Michael continues to bring new concepts and creative strategies to the industry. Throughout his career, Michael has held positions with leading corporations including Sunoco, Staples the Office Superstore and Mail Services Incorporated. Mr. Salvaggio holds a degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton School of Business and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Organization Dynamics at The University of Pennsylvania.

MARTA ZADRAVEC

Marta is the Client Project Director of Global Marketing Associates

MARTA ZADRAVEC

Mrs. Zadravec is our Digital Marketing Associate where she creates content on several social media platforms, works on the design of the VentureXchange website, Turnaround Management Association (TMA Croatia) and Croatian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (CVCA) websites.

Marta graduated at Faculty of Economics in Marketing in Zagreb. During her studies, she studied International Business at the University of Economics in Cracow as part of CEEPUS student exchange program. During her studies, Marta was part of many student associations in the region and participated in Erasmus Volunteering programs in EU.

Marta Zadravec worked as a social media curator in digital marketing department at FOREO, one of the leading beauty brands. During her placement at FOREO, she was suggesting and writing content for social media and working on engagement strategy for the brand. Marta is passionate about digital marketing, creative approach to content and new technologies.

With her marketing background, she gained skills in content creation, basic design techniques and creative mindset with excellent business communication skills. She speaks English (fluent), German (basic) and Croatian (mother tongue).