David Hodskins, PresidentDavid Hodskins, PresidentDavid Hodskins joined R3Connect as President in 2002.
With over twenty years of domestic and international experience as an entrepreneurial executive and strategic marketing communications consultant, Hodskins
offers R3Connect's clients expertise in strategic planning, branding, and positioning.David
has been deeply involved in creating and managing effective and award-winning advertising and other marketing communications for technology companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.David's background includes: Hodskins founded Hodskins Simone & Searls, Inc (HS&S), one of Silicon Valley's largest and most successful advertising agencies in the 1990s.HS&S
was the first Silicon Valley agency to pursue a global strategy -- HS&S
helped found a European network of affiliate agencies called Group 92, opened an office in Paris in 1995, and created a Latin American network of affiliates called HS&S Latino Group
In an effort to accelerate this global expansion, HS&S
was acquired in 1998 by Publicis, and renamed Publicis Technology (PT) with offices in San Francisco, London and Singapore.David was the COO of PT's global operations, and President of PT's North American efforts.David
has extensive brand architecture and corporate positioning expertise, having provided this counsel to the likes of Zenith Data Systems, Symantec
, Kingston Technology, Cadence, Informix
and others.In addition to traditional media, David
has been involved in outbound online marketing programs; as well as design, construction and implementation of complex Web sites. Hodskins received his BA from Duke University and a Masters of Education from the University of North Carolina.
cheers for the Blue Devils.