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Mr. Dennis Ford

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Founder and Chief Executive Offic...

Life Science Nation LLC
9B Hamilton Place
Boston, Massachusetts 02108
United States

Company Description: Life Science Nation (LSN) is the premier sourcing platform for market intelligence and prospect pipeline development in the life science arena. LSN enables life...   more
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Brighton House Associates, LLC
www.brightonhouseassociates.com, 25 Sept 2011 [cached]
Dennis Ford, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dennis Ford is President and CEO of BHA and responsible for its overall business growth. He has 25 years of experience working primarily with emerging technology companies across multiple industry sectors. Dennis is an expert at using database services to create business solutions and using the Internet to create an interactive dialog between buyers and sellers. He is a big proponent of using profiling and matching technology to find that all-important "business fit" in the marketing and selling process. He is also an expert in social networking strategies and technology.
Dennis is the author of The Peddler's Prerogative, a well-received book on selling, and The Fund Manager's Marketing Manifesto, a guide to best practices for fundraising in the alternative investment industry.
Prior to joining Brighton House, Dennis was Founder and CEO of Next Phase Business Development, which invested and participated in technology companies, helping them determine the straightest line between nascent technology and revenue. In 1998, Dennis was Vice President of Business Development at Engage Software (a wholly owned subsidiary of CMGI).
Dennis sits on the board of the University of Massachusetts Entrepreneurial Center, an incubator that brings together venture capital firms, UMass students, and start-up companies to launch new businesses.
Brighton House Associates, LLC
www.brightonhouseassociates.com, 8 Oct 2008 [cached]
Dennis Ford, President and Chief Operations OfficerFord is responsible for the overall business growth at BHA.He has 25 years experience primarily working with emerging technology companies.Ford is an expert in using database services as part of business solutions and using the Internet to help create interactive dialog between seller and buyer.Ford is a big proponent of using profiling and matching technology to find that all important "business fit" as part of a marketing and selling process.Before BHA, Ford was a Director and Vice President of Business Development at Refresh Software Corp., Waltham, MA, where he introduced and marketed Component Content Management solutions.Prior to that Ford was VP of Sales and Business Development at Avaki, which was sold to Sybase.Earlier Ford was Vice President of Business Development at Engage Software, in Andover, MA (a wholly-owned subsidiary of CMGI), where he ran the Software and Data Services Division and ramped it up to $50 million in 24 months.Ford is also the author of a well received book on selling, www.peddlersprerogative.com
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Timing is Everything, Dennis Ford, EVP - Oct 1, 2007
Investor Monitor - Sep 28, 2007
Investor Monitor - Sep 20, 2007
BHA Whitepaper, Dennis Ford, EVP - Sep 15, 2007
Dennis Ford
next.refreshsoftware.com, 25 April 2007 [cached]
Dennis Ford
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Dennis Ford
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Dennis Ford
Director and Executive Vice President of Business Development and Sales
Dennis Ford is a 20-year veteran of the high-technology industry, and an expert in business development, sales, and marketing.
At Refresh Software, Dennis participates in the corporate vision, strategic relationships and sales activities for the company.After serving on the Board of Directors for three years, Dennis joined Refresh creating the sales and marketing positioning that bootstrapped the company to profitability.
Most recently, Ford served as Vice President of Sales and Business Development, at Avaki, a "Grid Computing" start-up.At Avaki, Dennis repositioned the company to compete in the life-sciences market, where grid computing could expedite the drug discovery process and deliver an impressive ROI.
Prior to Avaki, Dennis served as CEO of Word of Mouth Software, an interactive marketing company.Prior to Word of Mouth, Ford was Vice President of Business Development at Engage, a wholly owned CMGI company where he developed a product strategy that used a closed-loop, end-to-end marketing concept that delivered cross-company, cross-channel sales.
Dennis was also a founding partner at Savoy Automation and NobleNet, Inc. and has held executive management positions at Epoch Systems, Fluent, and Phoenix Technologies.
Life Science Nation
www.lifesciencenation.com, 8 Aug 2014 [cached]
Dennis Ford, Founder & CEO
Dennis Ford is an entrepreneur, author, and thought leader who is an expert in sales, marketing, and business development. He has spent most of his career launching new companies and developing a market for nascent game-changing technologies. Dennis has distinct value in understanding the world of global alternative investors and how that relates to high-growth early stage technologies.
Dennis's expertise encompasses using database subscription services to create business solutions and using the Internet to create an interactive dialogue between buyers and sellers. He is a big proponent of using profiling and matching technology to find that all-important business fit in the marketing and selling process.
Dennis is the author of The Peddler's Prerogative and The Fund Manager's Marketing Manifesto, two well-received sales and marketing books. He is currently working on his next book entitled Fundraising in the Life Science Arena.
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As CEO, Dennis changed this by introducing a marketing process that was investor focused: managers contact investors who have an interest in their type of fund. BHA understood that fund marketers could improve their success rate if they marketed to active investors with a current interest in their type of fund. Dennis expanded BHA's reach, attracting clients in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia and investors in more than 200 countries.
Dennis Ford, Founder & Chief ...
lifesciencessummit.org, 2 Dec 2013 [cached]
Dennis Ford, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Life Science Nation Dennis Ford is an entrepreneur, author, and thought leader who is an expert in sales, marketing, and business development. He has spent most of his career launching new companies and developing a market for nascent game-changing technologies. Dennis has distinct value in understanding the world of global alternative investors and how that relates to high-growth early stage technologies. Dennis's expertise encompasses using database subscription services to create business solutions and using the Internet to create an interactive dialogue between buyers and sellers. He is a big proponent of using profiling and matching technology to find that all-important business fit in the marketing and selling process. Dennis is the author of The Peddler's Prerogative and The Fund Manager's Marketing Manifesto, two well-received sales and marketing books. He is currently working on his next book entitled Fundraising in the Life Science Arena.
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