In June 2011 Douglas Galen joined shopkick as Chief Revenue Officer to lead the expanding network of retail partnerships and revenue growth. Galen has more than 20 years of experience in building successful alliances to support corporate planning and strategy, most recently as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development at Shutterfly. There he was part of the core leadership team that took the company public and grew the business from 100 to 1,000 people and from $50 million in revenue to close to $500 million, created over 50 partnerships, and led mergers and acquisitions, including the acquisition of TinyPrints for $333M. Prior roles also include President of Fourth Fleet Financial, where he oversaw strategic corporate development; and Vice President & General Manager of New Ventures for eBay, where he was responsible for building and launching eight emerging business units including Tickets & Experiences and Real Estate. Before eBay, Galen was Vice President of Sales and Business Development for E-LOAN where, as its third employee, he helped grow the company to $150 million in revenue resulting in a successful IPO. During his tenure at E-LOAN, Galen also developed more than 70 corporate alliances, joint ventures and acquisitions. Galen is on the Board of Directors for the Positive Coaching Alliance and an Advisor for Prosper, Abeâ€™s Market, Adchemy, Glam Media, Centrro, Stub Hub and the New Paradigm Broadcast Network. He earned his MBA in Real Estate & Finance and BA in Economics from University of California, Berkeley.
- 06/23/11 -techcrunch.com