Global Leader currently at ReachLocal, leading online marketing company for Local businesses. Previously at Thomson Financial, then Penton Media and Altegrity. Completed a number of transformations, acquisitions and integrations. Execution a specialty. Experience in media and Information markets. Fascinated by digital transformation. Extensive experience in SMB, Corporate and Financial Services segments. Passionate about customers and helping them
Global Leader currently at ReachLocal, leading online marketing company for Local businesses. Previously at Thomson Financial, then Penton Media and Altegrity. Completed a number of transformations, acquisitions and integrations. Execution a specialty. Experience in media and Information markets. Fascinated by digital transformation. Extensive experience in SMB, Corporate and Financial Services segments. Passionate about customers and helping them succeed.
CEO @ Leading a great Company focused on serving Local businesses with digital marketing solutions so that they can grow their businesses and prosper. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaIndependent Board Director and head of compensation committee @ Supporting the executive team to drive shareholder value through the move from an email marketing business to a online marketing business for small businesses. From 2010 to May 2014 (4 years) Greater Boston AreaCEO @ Restructured the business from a holding company to three distinct business units of HireRight, USIS and Kroll. Replaced the team at USIS with leading federal government CEO Sterling Phillips and addressed all the issues identified from past management as a result of the government investigation into security clearance process. From 2011 to 2014 (3 years) CEO @ Repositioned Penton as a primarily print B to B publisher into an integrated digital and events vertical media company serving the needs to over 6 million small businesses. From November 2008 to November 2011 (3 years 1 month) Independent Board Director @ Member of the board supporting the executive team to drive shareholder value. spent a period of time on the Corporate Governance committee and the Audit Committee. From 2008 to 2011 (3 years) CEO and President @ Turned Thomson Financial into one of the big three financial information suppliers in the market taking on Reuters and Bloomberg. From 2005 to 2008 (3 years) Greater New York City AreaPresident and COO @ Acquired Tradeweb which is a leading OTC fixed income trading platform and which I now a significantly valuable asset for Thomson Reuters. From 2002 to 2005 (3 years) Greater New York City AreaChief Operating Officer @ Integrated fifty separate entities into Thomson Financial - scaling the business to become a full service solutions player to the financial services industry. From January 2000 to 2002 (2 years) Greater New York City AreaManaging Director Database Group @ Describe your position From 1997 to 2000 (3 years) London, United KingdomManaging Director @ Describe your position From 1995 to 1997 (2 years) London, United KingdomPresident, North America @ Acquired IDC from Dun and Bradstreet and integrated with Extel Financial in North America to create scale asset for Pearson. From 1993 to 1995 (2 years) Greater New York City Area
PGCE, Education, With Distinction @ Goldsmiths, University of London From 1981 to 1982 BA Honors, History @ Newcastle Universtity, UK From 1977 to 1980 Sharon Rowlands is skilled in: Leadership, Strategy Execution, stratetic partnerships, Sales Operations, Customer Insight, Product Marketing, building high performance teams, High Performance Teams, Online Marketing, Email Marketing, SaaS, Integrated Marketing, Management, Integration, Negotiation
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