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Santa Clara University, BS 2002
William Paterson University, MBA 2008

Current Companies

Sales & Marketing

Former Companies

VP, Marketing
Head of Branding, Advertising & Media
Global VP of Marketing & Business Development
Director, Product Management

Web Presences


Matthew Murphy

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.

Recent Milestones

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    Matthew Murphy added a position as Sales & Marketing at Bling Nation. (6/9/10)
    Posted 6/27/10 at 8:01pm
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    Matthew Murphy added a position as VP, Marketing at Chegg. (6/1/09)
    Posted 6/30/10 at 7:32am
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    Matthew Murphy added a position as Director, Product Management at (1/1/09)
    Posted 3/6/11 at 9:14pm
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    Matthew Murphy added a position as Global VP of Marketing & Business Development at MOLI. (6/1/06)
    Posted 3/6/11 at 9:13pm
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    Matthew Murphy added a position as Head of Branding, Advertising & Media at E*Trade. (6/1/00)
    Posted 3/6/11 at 9:12pm



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