For the past 30 years RD has focused on developing business communities that bring buyer and seller together through the gravity of professional training, events (f2f and virtual), education, peer learning and data. As the business model applies to almost any sector, RD has successfully developed media businesses in over 20 industries through conferences, tradeshows, online training, virtual events, industry award programs, SAAS businesses, research, databases, validation, publishing, peer learning, online marketplaces, certification programs and sponsored/membership businesses. RD has an impressive track record of building and growing professional community assets and recurring revenue businesses to quickly realize new value for members, vendors and investors. Roles over the past 30 years include:• CEO and Co-Owner of 365 Media (www.365Media.com)• Co-Founder and Board of Directors Member of Virtual Events Institute (www.VirtualEventsInstitute.com)• CEO of Validation Institute (www.ValidationInstitute.com)• EVP of Business Development for the Tarsus Group (www.Tarsus.com)• Group VP at Diversified Communications (www.DivCom.com)• Partner at Greenhaven: transformed former BNA (now Bloomberg) assets into a thriving business community (www.IOFM.com) acquired by Diversified Communications (www.DivCom.com)• VP/GM at Kennedy Information (a diverse media platform) resulting in a 30x ROI for investors in 48 months• Leadership positions at: Wolters Kluwer, the Thompson Publishing Group, Yankee, Vicon and Connell/IDG• CEO of Tarsus Online Media expanded the online media division of the Tarsus Group• Board of Directors member for Onstream Media 2012-2019: pioneers in webcasting An impressive guy!
The HeadSpace for Entrepreneurs Podcast: Welcome the HeadSpace of Intrapreneur turned Entrepreneur RD Whitney
Nov 30, 2020 | Episodes