Boardsport and lifestyle industry professional with 20 years of experience in marketing, sales, brand management and international business. Respected leader of creative teams and manager of projects. Conceptualize and manage marketing campaigns that effectively create, reinforce and build brand images. Worked with 16 brands in the North American and pan-Euro markets; direct relations and experience with 1000+ retail locations; connections to numerous endemic traditional and viral advertising platforms; deeply ingrained in the lifestyle and tightly connected to the industry. Extensive transnational network base in action sports industry and an inherent and working knowledge of consumer markets. Published author of over 30 articles including interviews, reviews and profiles as well as press releases, copy writing and brand verbiage and slogans.