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Bay Area Ventures: December 17, 2018

Hosts Doug Collom and Irina Yuen are joined by Doug Bewsher (CEO, Leadspace) and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, December 17, 2018 edition of Bay Area Ventures.

Air Date: Monday, December 17, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Doug Bewsher

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Doug Bewsher

Owen Thomas - Bay Area Beat

Owen shares his insights on topical stories in and surrounding the Bay Area. Today we’ll start with a range of topics including Unicorns and Exits among San Francisco Bay Area Companies, Hypergrowth in the city of San Francisco, and Homelessness and Proposition C.
Air Time: 2:00 pm
Featuring: Owen Thomas

Featured Guests

Doug Bewsher

CEO, Leadspace

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Doug Bewsher is CEO of Leadspace.

Leadspace is the leading Customer Data Platform for B2B companies, and gives Sales & Marketing teams a single source of truth and insights about their customers and prospects, so they can stop obsessing over their data and focus on growing sales faster through more engaging, relevant interactions. Leadspace is rated as a leader by Forrester in 2018, has over 130 customers, including leading B2B brands such as Marketo, HP, RingCentral and Microsoft, and is based in San Francisco, Denver and Israel.

Prior to Leadspace, Doug was CMO for Salesforce.com, leading corporate marketing and demand generation activities globally for what Forbes has named the world’s most innovative company four times in a row. He also served as CMO of Skype through its sale to Microsoft, ran the San Francisco office of Digitas the largest Digital Marketing agency, and co-led McKinsey’s CRM practice.

Doug has an MBA with distinction from INSEAD, and a MA in Physics from Oxford University.
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Owen Thomas

Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle

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Owen Thomas is the business editor of the San Francisco Chronicle. He supervises The Chronicle’s business and technology coverage. Previously, Thomas was the editor-in-chief of ReadWrite, a technology news site. His digital experience includes serving as the West Coast Editor of Business Insider, executive editor at the Daily Dot, and managing editor of Gawker Media’s Valleywag. Before that, he served in various roles at Time Inc.’s Business 2.0 magazine, the Red Herring, and Wired.

Thomas has a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.
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