Management Certificate @
Ashridge Executive Education, Hult International Business School
Angel Gambino is a WIRED Top 100 executive and serial entrepreneur with 25 years experience working with innovative media, tech and retail businesses offering extraordinary consumer experiences. She is a problem solver with a unique blend of general management skills having demonstrated particular success transforming and accelerating growth of businesses by creating and identifying the right strategy,
Angel Gambino is a WIRED Top 100 executive and serial entrepreneur with 25 years experience working with innovative media, tech and retail businesses offering extraordinary consumer experiences. She is a problem solver with a unique blend of general management skills having demonstrated particular success transforming and accelerating growth of businesses by creating and identifying the right strategy, marketing, distribution, monetization models and partnerships. She is an intuitive strategist, natural networker and tenacious business developer who instinctively delivers results with impact.
Angel excels at new venture development and innovation within large corporate environments and working with other entrepreneurs accelerating startup growth in the areas of product roadmap and MVPs, content marketing, content distribution, content partnerships, distribution deals, licensing deals, connected devices and connected vehicles, mobile first consumer experiences and experiential activations in retail to scale user acquisition, engagement and revenue. She has lead innovation and growth on the Boards of large corporations, content providers, mobile video and digital media companies.
Specialties: Media and digital strategy, business to business and direct to consumer digital marketing and advertising, licensing intellectual property, product strategy and marketing, commercial and marketing partnerships, integrated media planning and production, TV and digital distribution, PR, communications and public speaking. USA, UK, BRAZIL, NORDIC, EUROPE, LATAM.
CEO @ General Manager, Smart Mobility @ In this global pole position, Angel focuses on developing possibilities for smart mobility from big ideas to transformational businesses impacting the vehicles we drive and our experience as drivers, passengers and road users. Smart Mobility encompasses technologies and capabilities in the following areas:
- Connected Car & Driverless Car
- Vehicle Telematics
- Vehicle OnBoard Diagnostics
- Workshop & Dealership SaaS systems
- Car Care and maintenance support
- Smart Phone Application development
- Mobility Services
- Predictive Analytics
- Urban Mobility
- Infotainment and Gamification
- Automotive Innovation. From July 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) London, United KingdomCEO @ The Alchemists Collective is a new venture development holding company which owns and operates companies in the US, UK and Latin America. Companies are clustered into three main areas: digital innovation and smart mobility, sports and entertainment, and retail and sustainability. Angel leads a team focused on accelerating the growth of startups and developing innovation strategies, initiatives and new venture opportunities for Fortune 100 multi-national corporations within these verticals.
Angel is passionate about rebuilding the oldest neighborhood in Detroit through her latest commercial property venture providing a 100,000 sq ft inspirational hub and innovation incubator of content, commerce and community. For a tour of The Alchemy Offices, The Alchemy Events or The Alchemy Shops contact [email protected] From January 2012 to Present (3 years 10 months) Greater Detroit Area and London, United KingdomSVP, Digital Innovations @ The Westfield Group is the world's largest listed retail property group by equity market capitalisation. The Group has interests in and operates a global portfolio of 119 high-quality regional shopping centres in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, valued at around AUS $50 billion. Westfield works with almost 24,000 retailers across more than 10 million square meters of retail space.
London 2012 Olympic Project focused on delivering the optimal consumer experience at the now thriving urban regeneration Stratford City including:
- Digital innovation strategy and operational execution working with internal and external executive management, commercialization, technology, marketing, advertising and retail teams
- Leading content, community and commerce curation team and cross-departmental innovation projects in fashion, food and entertainment retail and content categories and car parks (garages)
- Mobile and social media advertising and engagement growing key metrics
- Developing new technology and media vendors and partnerships
- Developing WIFI and mobile charging products, services and partnerships
- Multi-channel retail promotional strategy
- Developed creative collaborations with high profile celebrities
http://www.westfield.com/corporate/site/hosted/westfield-stratford-city-london-2012-olympic-games-video/ From April 2012 to October 2012 (7 months) London, United KingdomBoard Advisor @ Advised HeyWire CEO on their go-to-market strategy including marketing, communications, smart mobility product and partnerships with content and community sites. Advised the mobile apps company CEO on the social media offering, partnerships and expansion into new markets. From April 2009 to October 2012 (3 years 7 months) Greater Boston AreaTeam Liaison Officer, US Women's National Soccer Team @ Operational and administrative support and management. Creating optimal conditions for Olympic success for the Gold Medal winning team. From April 2012 to 2012 (less than a year) London 2012Adviser @ Developed music innovation partnership framework, strategy and model. From September 2010 to 2011 (1 year) Santa Barbara, California AreaSXSW Interactive Accelerator Advisory Board @ From 2010 to 2011 (1 year) VP, Business Development @ Board Member. Strategy, business development, marketing, communications, sales with focus on Brazil, US Hispanics, LATAM and global. Social media (video, games, apps, music, entertainment, social networking) , lead generation, mobile and digital formats. Content, community and commerce. From October 2009 to 2011 (2 years) NewMedia Age Columnist @ Digital innovation feature column. From 2008 to 2011 (3 years) Board Advisor @ From January 2009 to April 2010 (1 year 4 months) Columnist @ "The Music Void publishes new and original features by four of the music industry's most observant minds; Ted Cohen (formerly EMI, Warner), Angel Gambino (formerly Bebo, MTV), Fraser Neilson (All Response Media) and Wayne Rosso (formerly Mashboxx, Grokster)." From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Board Advisor @ Make introductions to international thought leaders and advise on new formats and revenue opportunities. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Global VP, Music & Content @ Responsible for general management of the music experience for users, artists, brands and retailers across the bebo platform as well as attracting new users and partners to bebo. This includes helping artists and labels to harness the power of Bebo’s base of 43 million users worldwide, enabling them to extend their reach and form one-to-one relationships with their audience. She has responsibility for devising innovative partnerships between artists and brands and retailers as well as developing new products, features and experiences that drive engagement and revenue. From March 2006 to June 2008 (2 years 4 months) VP, Commercial, Strategy & Digital Media @ Angel Gambino was Vice President, Commercial, Strategy & Digital Media for Viacom UK. She was responsible for Viacom's business strategy across MTV, VH1, VH2, TMF, Nickelodeon, Paramount and Comedy Central brands, initially with particular focus on expanding MTVN's position in digital media and activities in internet, IPTV, VOD, mobile, social gaming and other on-demand and interactive areas. She launched and was managing: MTV Flux, the first cross-platform community controlled music entertainment channel, five mobile tv channels, participation programming, TV VOD, Overdrive IPTV service and many other Viacom products.
Angel was responsible for managing the digital P&L and all non-advertising revenue streams including new ventures, TV distribution affiliate relationships and other partnerships as well as collaborating with the Viacom Brand Solutions group on below-the-line commercial alliances. She and the UK business were responsible for the largest P&L outside the US. From 2005 to February 2007 (2 years) Controller, Business Development & Emerging Platforms @ Responsible for the creation and management of a new product development and business unit designed to extend the BBC’s TV and radio brands to mobile, broadband and VOD/AOD through partnership with rights holders, suppliers and distribution networks. Key responsibilities include serving as the lead negotiator and strategist for bbc.co.uk and VOD as well as the iPlayer. Created and oversaw creation of the social games strategy after gaining Executive Board approval. Controller is the most senior role in the BBC aside from Board Directors and the Director General. From July 2001 to June 2005 (4 years) Director of Broadband @ Social games and commerce
Lead distribution and business development across Europe in order to accelerate the growth of revenue and key metrics and increase shareholder value. Closed deals with all major telcos, IPS, portals and high traffic sites. Floated business on the AIM market in London reaching a peak share price of 11GBP and 97 million GBP in 18 months.
-grow social games community
-create and grow video, audio and software streaming and downloads
-marketing and monetizing multi-region multi-player social gaming
-wireless (WAP commerce and content, java & 3G trials)
-inter-device communications services
-IP licensing From January 1999 to July 2001 (2 years 7 months) Consultant @ Clients included Wells Fargo (online banking), First Union (online banking) and Capital One (international expansion). From July 1998 to August 1999 (1 year 2 months) Director of Legal & Business Affairs, The Fund for Animals @ In-house counsel responsible for corporate and campaign legal and business matters. From May 1997 to July 1998 (1 year 3 months) Intern @ From 1994 to 1994 (less than a year) Feild Manager @ Raised funds for various social causes, lobbied and ran awareness campaigns for the reauthorization of the Clean Water Act. Promoted to Regional Director. From 1992 to 1992 (less than a year) Greater Detroit AreaSales Manager @ Luxury goods retail sales. From 1989 to 1990 (1 year) Greater Detroit Area
Management Certificate, Executive Leadership @ Ashridge Business School From 2003 to 2004 Management Certificate, Strategic Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions @ INSEAD From 2001 to 2001 Management Certificate, Advanced Negotiations @ INSEAD From 2001 to 2001 JD, Law, Ocean & Coastal Law @ University of Oregon From 1994 to 1997 JD, Law @ University of Oregon School of Law From 1994 to 1997 BA, BA, History; BA, Political Science @ Missouri Valley College From 1990 to 1994 Angel Gambino is skilled in: Digital Media, Strategy Development, New Business Development, Latin America, Public Relations, Mobile, Retail, Social Media, Internationalization, United Kingdom, Intellectual Property, Music, Television, Radio, Entertainment, Licensing, VOD, IPTV, Digital Strategy, Digital Marketing, Social Networking, Social Media Marketing, Strategic Partnerships, Mobile Marketing, E-commerce, Marketing Strategy, Online Advertising, Online Marketing, Online Video, Start-ups, Email Marketing, Brand Development, Product Management, Product Marketing, Marketing Communications, User Experience, Integrated Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, Production, Viral Marketing, Facebook, Blogging, New Media, Product Development, Publishing, Content Management, Sports Management, Multi-channel Retail, Mobile Devices, Entrepreneurship
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