Strategic leader and marketing innovator with over 17 years of professional technology business management and marketing success. TJ is currently the CEO of OpenKey, the definitive source of powerful mobile data for the hospitality industry. TJ was co-founder and CEO of Koupon Media, the industries first one-time-use mobile coupon platform built for brands and agencies. Person recently
Strategic leader and marketing innovator with over 17 years of professional technology business management and marketing success. TJ is currently the CEO of OpenKey, the definitive source of powerful mobile data for the hospitality industry. TJ was co-founder and CEO of Koupon Media, the industries first one-time-use mobile coupon platform built for brands and agencies. Person recently transitioned from the CEO position at Koupon Media, one of Dallas hottest startups, to Chairman of the Board.
Before starting Koupon Media, TJ was the Co-founder and President of Mango Mobile, a company started in 2005 that quickly became one of the leading mobile marketing agencies. Omnicom Group acquired the company in February 2007 after record growth. TJ spent several years with Omnicom after Mango merged with GMR Marketing and continues to be a leader in the mobile space.
Specialties: Mobile content, Technology, Start-ups, Sponsorships, Entertainment, Licensing, Partnerships
Chairman of the Board @ From March 2015 to Present (10 months) CEO @ OpenKey offers hotel owners the technology to control guest room access with smartphones. The company is redefining the way a hotel guest accesses into their room by providing keyless entry through their smartphones. Hotels and guests benefit from OpenKey’s open platform maximizing administrative efficiency, guest access and existing mobile hotel offerings. OpenKey streamlines the travel process from the convenience of a guest’s smartphone, allowing the smartphone itself to serve as a key to the hotel room. For more information or to contact OpenKey directly, please email Cat Smith [email protected], www.openkey.co Connect with us on facebook.com/openkeyapp, From March 2015 to Present (10 months) Advisor @ Advisor at FanPrint, the hottest e-commerce platform built exclusively for passionate sports fans! All of our original player-branded designs are licensed by the NFLPA, NHLPA and MLBPA!
FanPrint works directly with our partners at the Player's Associations to create custom apparel with a purpose. Many of the shirts our fans buy support charitable causes like the NFL Player's Assistance Fund, which helps former athletes who have fallen on hard times.
FanPrint isn't just a place to buy, it’s also a place for fans to interact, collect, and share the products they love. Just like a fingerprint, no two FanPrints are the same. From your hometown team to your favorite player, everyone's is different. Start making your own FanPrint today. From 2013 to Present (2 years) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaCEO @ Koupon Media provides a digital campaign management platform for progressive retailers and brands to unify the creation, distribution, redemption, and analysis of digital coupons and loyalty programs. Koupon Media’s cloud-based solution solves the problems which plague today’s fraud-filled and broken print coupon and promotions market, and helps brand managers customize offers and increase visibility into consumer buying behavior. Koupon Media’s elegant business-to-business platform includes; fraud control, multi channel distribution, clearing, white-label, POS integration, non-POS campaigns, reporting and big data analytics, user interfaces, and more. From 2011 to March 2015 (4 years) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaSenior Vice President Mobile Strategy @ GMR Marketing is the leader in full service mobile marketing solutions. From 2009 to 2011 (2 years) Dallas/Fort Worth AreaCo-Founder & President @ Mango Mobile is a mobile marketing company that has built one of the most advanced technology platforms, for mobile messaging, mobile content provisioning & delivery and mobile CRM, in the industry today.
Mango has significant experience in the mobile technology and entertainment industries. In a short-period of time Mango has leveraged long-term partner relationships in developing dynamic mobile content and messaging programs to give our customers enhanced exposure with measurable results.
Mango was aquired by Omnicom / The Radiate group on Feb. 15th From November 2005 to October 2009 (4 years) North American Senior Manager of Business Development @ Started the business development group for Samsung Telecommunication America. From December 1999 to November 2005 (6 years) Account Executive @ Launched the San Francisco Sprint PCS market in 1996. Signed up over 100 dealer partners. From July 1996 to December 1999 (3 years 6 months)
TJ Person is skilled in: Start-ups, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Brand Development, New Business Development, Sponsorship, Mobile Devices, Mobile Technology, Mobile Strategy, Digital Marketing, Business Development, Strategic Partnerships, B2B, Marketing