Ross Mayfield is the Vice President of Business Development at SlideShare, developing strategic partnerships and helping organizations engage with the world's largest professional sharing community. He has been an advisor to SlideShare since its founding.
He is also currently Chairman & Co-founder of Socialtext, the Enterprise Social Software pioneer, and was the founding CEO. Previously, Mayfield Co-founded and served as President of RateXchange, a publicly traded B2B commodity exchange for telecommunications. He served as VP of Marketing for a Fujitsu spinout and Marketing Director of the largest privately held telecommunications group in Eastern Europe, founded an ISP, and a web-design company.
Mayfield is a former advisor to the Office of the President of Estonia and began his career in the non-profit sector. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Los Angeles and completed the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) program of the Anderson School of Business.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Feb 3, 2016||Enterprise Irregulars - “Where Goes Consumer Freemium Business Models?” in Social Productivity|
|Jan 19, 2016||Enterprise Irregulars - “Pingpad for Social Tasks” in Social Productivity|
|Jan 17, 2016||Venture Beat - Pingpad adds task management to its social productivity app to take on Trello|
|Oct 29, 2015||The Globe and Mail - Five new apps for a more efficient you|
|Apr 20, 2015||ZD Net - ZDNet|
|May 7, 2014||TechCrunch - Knotable Hopes Its Alpha Will Fix The Email Headache|
|Jul 3, 2013||ZD Net - The shocking truth about Silicon Valley genius Doug Engelbart|
|Feb 12, 2013||CNet - SlideShare targets marketers with presentation-tracking tool - CNET|