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Michael Hiles
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Attended Wright State University
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The nexus of marketing/sales and tech is what's bringing me more and more product management consulting.
What is a product manager and how is it different than a product marketing manager? Why is a product manager essential to the success of a product?
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When I learned the importance of emotion in business ethics and leadership. #startup  
When I was a young guy just starting out, I was interested in finance as a possible career. I was exposed to a financial planning operation in Dayton, Ohio, called Maranatha Financial Group. They were...
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The foundations of what would eventually guide my career field started really early... in the 8th grade. I learned #InformationArchitecture  as a result of being forced to acquire the skill of diagramming sentences.
It's sort of funny the reaction I get from my response when people ask me, "You've been programming for a really long time, you must be really good in math.""No, I'm TERRIBLE at math, that's why I
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I ended up with a LOT of traction on this article on LinkedIn. It got featured in the startups & entrepreneurship category. A lot of folks in the startup world are unfamiliar with the typical process of getting any funding at all, let alone more formalized funding for their project. One of the first documents you'll see is a term sheet, which is essentially an outline of the proposed terms from a prospective investor. I break down the concepts in a term sheet in this article.
So you’ve got big dreams of Mark Zuckerberg fame and fortune with your startup. Okay, cool. But you’re going to need some money to pull it off. It takes money to make money, and if you don’t come
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Check out my interview on Peak Marketer with Bill Guthrie. I take a deep dive into the ins and outs of product development, data, creating a product, and my current view of Internet Marketers who launch software products.
Michael is the founder and resident Chief Disruption Officer of Intellig8, (in-tell-ih-gate) - a marketing technology consulting company where he works with clients to align marketing and technology to open new business strategy through both marketing tech and product development and management.
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Teaching a Social Media workshop in Richmond, Indiana. Influencer Marketing is the focus.
Social Media Workshop Friday January 27, 2015 I am presenting a two hour workshop in Richmond, Indiana at the Innovation Center. “How to Boost Your Marketing ROI with Influencer...
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The advent of social media has created new, unprecedented opportunities for organizations to leverage enterprise social media platforms for their own benefit.
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Today I discussed how to leverage emotion in a #b2bsales  setting.
As diverse and unique as we all want to be in our individual existence, there’s a common bond between every person who lives or has lived on this planet – emotion. Granted, the circumstances and
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Rainmaker, marketing and sales process obsessive, value creator, promoter, techie
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P&L Management, Business Model Development, Information Architecture, Marketing, Partnerships, Business Strategy, Team Development, Leadership
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  • Intellig8
    Founder, 2014 - present
    Co-founder and Chief Growth Hacker for Intellig8
  • PAITgroup
    Co-Founder/Director, 2013 - 2014
  • DSC Consulting
    Director of Strategic Planning & Development, 2011 - 2014
  • TekPublishing
    VP Marketing, 2012 - 2014
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Entrepreneur, Storyteller, Business Model Architect
Introduction

I've been a life-long student of business, and business models. I started working with information technology as a kid in the late 1970s. I work with early stage companies to help them approach growth stage. I help growth stage companies scale.

I am a business executive with multiple startup and early stage company experience. I've got a lot of experience with marketing, business operations, and financial experience.

In 1993, I was a founding member and CIO of the board for Lender’s Investment Group, a private mortgage insurance company headed by the former CEO of General Electric Mortgage Insurance Corp. I developed the premium billing and financial algorithm model for the company, along with the information data management strategy to enable the insurance company to obtain a Series A round of funding.

In 1995, I founded SoftLynx Interactive, one of the first web development companies in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area. In 1999, I merged the company with Reach Publishing, one of the nation’s largest direct mail marketing companies. At Reach, I headed the web marketing team, which created and implemented hybrid marketing strategies for offline/online marketing efforts for thousands of Reach advertising clients.

After exiting Reach in 2001, I became a consultant, working with many SMB and mid-market clients to create and implement business development strategies.

In 2011, I became the Director of Strategic Planning & Development for DSC Consulting, a former division of ToysRUs. Aside from my responsibility for creating the turnaround strategy, I spearheaded the new market entry into Microsoft solutions through the creation of PAITgroup, a services and training company in the SharePoint space.

In 2012, I served as President of the board of directors for the Franklin County Economic Development Commission in Franklin County, Indiana. During my tenure, our team relocated a major manufacturing company (United Refractories) to a vacant industrial facility, creating many career wage jobs. We also oversaw the grant funding process for over $1,000,000 in local business grants.

I speak at marketing and business conferences. I also coach leadership and entrepreneurship -- and consult with early and growth stage companies to help ownership teams define target markets, package their value proposition, and develop accelerated market development strategies. I have direct experience in manufacturing, retail, food service, logistics & distribution, advertising, marketing, financial, and information technology.

Bragging rights
Started programming in DiBOL on a PDP/11 at age 8. Figured out people would pay me for that kind of thing at age 10. Learned how to sell complicated stuff to people. Awesome wife, two awesome kids. A home full of love and laughter.
Education
  • Wright State University
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