Chief Executive Officer


Chief Executive Officer


San Diego, CA

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Professional Summary Tim Judd 339-222-8677 Seasoned "C" level executive with over 13 years of leadership experience who has founded grown and led several companies in the online, tech and new media space. Focused on new business, market identification and product initiatives. Highly motivated, innovative self-directed leader who has demonstrated the ability to work complex issues and lead cross functional teams. Utilizes significant organizational strengths, interpersonal skills, good listening and well developed communication skills has demonstrated the capability to interact with and lead all levels of an organization while inspiring multi-functional and multi-cultural teams to thrive and exceed expectations. Proven track record or delivering product initiatives and business growth along with intellectual curiosity and quick decision making means I bring a broad background of experience and innovation to lead my teams to achieve strong results. Qualifications and Achievements Business Startup/Management * Devised and wrote multiple business plans and Private Placement Memoranda * Launched Contraco USA LLC as a search integration and revenue optimization company. * Generated over 10 million annual revenue in first year. * Worked with many search properties worldwide to establish and optimize search revenues * Launched Search Initiatives focused on local search opportunity * Achieved funding for launch and support of continued growth. * Recruited key staff and board members * Recruited and set product direction for technology development team. * Recruited and managed business development teams * Established go-to-market strategies * Secured negotiated and key contracts for vendors and clients Venture Capital Experience * Worked with candidate companies to establish fit with investment goals. * Developed and reviewed business plans. * Networked to bring staff or resources to portfolio companies. * Continued oversight to track progress. Product Innovation * Invented and got built the "did you mean" feature which turned incorrectly entered URLS into search result pages. * Acquired 20+ million users for the "did you mean" search product generating tens of millions of dollars revenue per month. * Designed and executed multiple search visibility and local directory platforms. * Designed and executed the KAYAK for addiction recovery. Account Management * Secured and developed the major accounts behind the growth of Fast Search, one of the earliest internet search engines. Clients included Yahoo!, Lycos, Deutsche Telecom, France Telecom and Tiscali. Product success and global market penetration led to the acquisition of Fast Search by Yahoo. * At Lycos I led the business development side of the Lycos Search products. * Devised and executed the distribution strategy which allowed Lycos to achieve a massive user base and revenue stream for their SideSearch. The rapid growth made Lycos an attractive M&A target and I was quickly acquired by the major Korean ISP Daum. * Extensive involvement in the negotiation and execution of contracts worldwide for both FastSearch and Lycos. Product Evangelism * Led and developed the product evangelism team for the largest provider of editorial and advertising technology to the world wide newspaper market. * Devised and executed hundreds of complex product presentations following up with extensive sales negotiations and contract reviews. * Responsible for the planning and execution of major industry trade shows worldwide. * Frequent speaker at various search/internet conferences on behalf of Fast Search, Lycos and Search Initiatives. * Responsible for devising messaging and communication