Primary Role
Sales & Marketing at Bling Nation
William Paterson University of New Jersey

Person Details


Matthew Murphy is General Manager of Palo Alto, Calif.- based Bling Nation®, a provider of mobile technology services. The company connects businesses and consumers through a unique mobile platform that leverages NFC to make mobile payments, earn rewards/loyalty and connect the best of social media to the in-store shopping experience. In his position, Matt leads the company’s outreach to consumers, financial institutions and businesses throughout the United States.

Prior to Bling Nation, Murphy was the vice president of Marketing at Santa Clara, Calif.-based®, a leading online textbook rental company, where he was responsible for all marketing and acquisition efforts. Prior to Chegg, Murphy served as the director of Product Management for Oakland, Calif.-based™, overseeing Ask Mobile, Ask News, Ask Kids, Ask Deals and new search opportunities for Ask. Murphy also worked as the vice president of Product Development at®, a West Palm Beach, Fla.-based green eLearning site, where he was responsible for Web initiatives and the expansion of the organization’s revenue potential.

As head of Advertising and Media at New York-based online brokerage firm E*Trade Financial® Murphy was responsible for global advertising, branding, sponsorships and media efforts and earned several prestigious awards for his work including a Clio, an Effie and a Stevie™ Award. Murphy earned his Master’s in Business Administration from William Patterson University, holds a degree in finance from Santa Clara University and attended executive marketing education courses at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Experience (5)

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    Bling Nation

    Sales & Marketing
    Jun 9, 2010
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    VP, Marketing
    Jun, 2009 - Jun, 2010
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    Director, Product Management
    Jan, 2009 - Jun, 2009
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    Global VP of Marketing & Business Development
    Jun, 2006 - Dec, 2008
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    E*Trade Financial Corporation

    Head of Branding, Advertising & Media
    Jun, 2000 - Jun, 2006

Education (2)