Boyan is an entrepreneur, investor and product visionary for digital media related products and services. He is the Founder & CEO of MarketMakers.io and Mogul.Capital. MarketMakers is a leading provider of products and services for companies in the early or pre-sale ICO stage. Mogul.Capital is a crypto investment fund, focused on early-stage, tokenized opportunities.
Previously Boyan was the Founder of DailyDealMedia, a leading trade publication which covered the explosive rise of daily deal publishers like Groupon and LivingSocial, as well as MerchantPost, a daily deal aggregation platform.
He has extensive experience in using Microsoft Solutions Framework during development, utilizing both a Rational Unified Process (RUP) and Scrum development methodologies as required to optimize development and reduce costs; and in the use of version control with Microsoft Visual SourceSafe,SVN, Git and Mercurial. He is also well-versed in such system administration technologies as MS Windows Server, FreeBSD and Linux.
Senior executive with a proven record of success and growth with a history of rapid and accurate formulation of turnaround strategies and complex stakeholder management under immense time pressures. Experience in brand and sales management, including new media, advertising development and execution, marketing communications, and product launches across a variety of industries. Privileged to help world-class companies address their most pressing challenges including: Sony, Hilton Worldwide, Kimberly-Clark, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet, Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Marine Corps.
Held executive, Chairman and CEO roles in private & public corporations and Fortune 500 subsidiaries (including FedEx, AT&T, AOL, LG, WPP, Western Union, Anixter & Arris) across diverse industries from Silicon Valley to London, leading teams through expansion, turnaround, roll-up, spin-out, M&A, IPO & exit phases—including ÄKTA – acquired by Salesforce, Autoweb – successful IPO and acquisition by Autobytel, Imagination Network – acq. by AOL, Entertainment Promotions – acq. by founder group, TNS Media – a rollup acq. by WPP.
As a serial investor I’ve been involved in two successful JSE IPO’s and consulted widely to companies in South Africa,UK, USA and Canada to develop their go-to-market strategies. I’ve collaborated on several OTC Listings, successfully negotiated and secured early stage, mezzanine and Venture Capital funding for these businesses. Currently the CEO & Founder of CashBag.co, ICO coming up in March 2018.
Hollis Carter is a speaker and author with special expertise in business development and strategic marketing. He is also the co-founder of the Baby Bathwater Institute Entrepreneur’s Mastermind, which is a gathering of like-minded people who discuss paid traffic, conversion, team building, and social media in a setting that is much different than your average summit event.