Paul is a seasoned online marketer having directed Advertising Solutions for Yahoo! and later running online marketing for HP’s eCommerce business.
In 2010, Paul O’Brien relocated to Austin’s entrepreneur community from Silicon Valley where he launched a series of startups in local search, crowdsourcing, web-based accounting, payments, and social intelligence. In Austin he continues to work as a fractional CMO in marketing, business development, project management, and product management, for businesses of all sizes; and is the founder of Cospace.co, matching people and work spaces.
Following his work with Hewlett-Packard, O’Brien brought search and marketing expertise to startups such as Outright.com (Sold to GoDaddy) and Zvents (sold to eBay’s Stubhub). That work is a reflection of Paul’s impact in e-commerce, marketing, entrepreneurship, and search; in both B2B and B2C markets. More than the business side,... See More
VP, Marketing & AdvertisingApr, 2007 - Dec, 2008
VP, MarketingApr, 2009 - Oct, 2010
Advertising SolutionsSep, 2000 - Feb, 2005
Head, Interactive MarketingFeb, 2005 - May, 2007
Co - Founder
Fractional Marketing Executive2011 - Jan, 2012
Co - Founder / Advisor2012 - Jan, 2012
Marketing & Community Development (@ GILD)2011 - Jan, 2012
Marketing & Community Development2011 - Jan, 2012
Fractional Marketing Executive2010 - Jan, 2012
VIP Sales & Accounts1999 - Jan, 2000
Founder1995 - Jan, 2010
Web Design1996 - Jan, 1999