Doug is a proven marketing professional with nearly 20 years experience developing and fostering brands from the ground floor to national prominence. Doug comes to Think from Indianapolis via New York City, most recently serving as Director of Marketing for OneCommunity. As Marketing Director at the Knight Center of Digital Excellence he oversaw strategy and execution of marketing, communications, public relations and brand initiatives – taking the Knight Center from idea to national thought leader in 18 months. Previously, Doug developed online strategies for GIE Media, established go-to-market strategies and products for now industry-leading online market research firm InsightExpress, and developed marketing solutions for products and services mired in an inability to fully communicate their value and compete in the marketplace. An entrepreneur at heart, Doug is a driven, impatient professional – ready to make a difference for your business today. His research background ensures that the decisions and strategies recommended are market driven and effective. Doug’s PR efforts have resulted in appearances in hundreds of publications and television outlets across the nation, including The New York Times, MSNBC, USA Today, and ESPN. With a deep background in traditional methods, Doug is also an expert in employing interactive strategies – from creating online products to generating traffic and industry “go-to” web portals. Doug received his M.B.A. in marketing from the University of Connecticut and holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from DePauw University, where he was awarded the Most Outstanding Radio Documentary in the State of Indiana (1990) by the Associated Press.
Leaning on over 10 years of success in the online marketing industry Ryan has stayed on top of the latest technologies and trends. He continually changes the way the Internet can be used to create efficiencies, save costs, and drive sales for his clients. Being an entrepreneur he fully understands the concept of accountable marketing and ROI. He has an advanced Information Systems diploma from Algonquin College as well as a degree in marketing from The University of British Columbia. He has the rare skill set to be able to talk in sales and marketing dollars and to also understand how the technology actually works. This translates into being able to talk with the VP of Sales, VP of marketing, and the IT team to get a total understanding of what the client really needs.
Danika is a graphic design graduate from Algonquin College. Danika has a passion for design that pushes her to always try and learn something new. She loves the fact that she can tell people that “I love what I do,” and it is evident in her work.