Gene McCubbin, President, Pop Labs Inc
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Pop Labs Inc
7850 Parkwood Circle Suite B3
Houston , Texas 77036
United States

Company Description: Founded in 2001 Pop Labs is one of the nation's leading full service digital media agencies. Employing a unique holistic and hands-on approach to search engine...   more

Employment History

  • President
    Webxites LP
  • Founder Internet Systems
  • Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
    Axis Technologies, Corp.
  • Director of Sales
    DNS Communications

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Bachelors , English Literature
    Houston Baptist University


  • Pop Labs is a rapidly growing digital media agency that assists businesses in capitalizing on the power of Search Marketing & Social Media; providing enhanced online advertising, pay-per-click ad management (PPC), site design, analytics, and search e...
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News Room | Pop Labs, 6 Oct 2014 [cached]
Success Stories: Gene McCubbin, PopLabs Technorati
& Gene McCubbin
EXECUTIVE TEAM, 6 Dec 2003 [cached]
Gene P. McCubbin - President & CEO
Prior to co-founding, Mr. McCubbin had been the co-founder and Executive Vice President of Axis Technologies Corp.Founded in May 1996, Axis was an early entrant into the business of marketing Internet services, with the specific focus on small to medium sized businesses.In his role as Executive VP, McCubbin headed up direct sales, telemarketing, franchising, and third-party relationship efforts for the company.Axis' unique symbiotic marketing channels allowed the company to grow at a rapid rate, adding tens of thousands of clients in its first year of operation.Axis was recognized in the "Texas 100," a ranking of the top 100 technology companies in Texas, by Current Technology magazine.
Previously, Mr. McCubbin had been the Director of Sales for DNS Communications.His efforts at DNS lead to the successful development of a fee-based recruiting system that offered an unusually profitable alternative to the typically expensive recruiting and training efforts promoted by most long distance companies.Additionally, Mr. McCubbin has held a senior sales management position at a publicly traded long distance company, and has started, and successfully sold, a telecommunications marketing firm, National Accounts Services.Mr. McCubbin studied English Literature at Houston Baptist University in Houston, TX.
The Bar & Wine Show - A Trade Event for Food & Beverage Profesionals, 7 June 2010 [cached]
Gene Mccubbin Prior to venturing out as a successful entrepreneur, Genes early career included stints in various forms of sales, which eventually lead to a career path in telecommunications and technology. As a Sales Manager for EqualNet Communications, he witnessed first hand entrepreneurial success through the companys IPO. At 23 years of age, Gene was the National Director of Sales for DNS Communications, leading revenue growth through an eventual acquisition. An accomplished entrepreneur, Gene has since co-founded several technology companies; which were all successfully acquired.
Gene founded Webxites LP in 2001. After buying out his former partners in 2006 and continuing to push the company upstream on value, prices, and services provided, Gene re-branded the company as Pop Labs, Inc in 2007. The company has won numerous awards: Inc 500 recognition two years in a row by Inc. Magazine, FastTech 50, Largest web design firm in Houston, Hot 100 by Entrepreneur Magazine, and many more.
Genes success has stemmed from his insight into developing skillful management teams and committed employees who believe in and are devoted to a common vision. Moreover, his efforts have enabled others to learn and excel in their chosen field, establish broader careers, and increased their personal ability to earn income; both his employees as well as the recipients of his tireless community focus.
Married at eighteen and having a first child shortly thereafter, Genes first entrepreneurial attempt lead to his dropping out of college. Realizing a need for ongoing education, Gene endeavored to put himself in positions to learn from successful entrepreneurs and business people, seeking their wisdom and knowledge.
In May 2006, and again in May 2009, Gene was honored in the city-wide Celebration of Entrepreneurs Gala event.
Gene has been a member of Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO / EO) since 1999, was a founder of the Greater Houston Partnerships Emerging Business Council, served on the Organizing Committee for the 2002 World Space Congress, founded TechExecs (merged with, is on the advisory committee and is an active member of the Houston Angel Network (HAN) and the Houston Technology Centers (HTC) IT Screening Committee. Gene volunteers for Junior Achievement and has been heavily involved in mentoring, teaching and helping raise money of/for the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP).
Additionally, Gene has been an active mentor to fledgling entrepreneurs and students of both technology and entrepreneurism, and is a frequent speaker to education and business forums throughout the city
Management Team | Initial Crowd OfferingInitial Crowd Offering, 6 July 2014 [cached]
Gene McCubbin, Advisor
Gene has co-founded five technology based companies over the last 17 years; starting his entrepreneurial career at 23 years of age and experiencing his first liquidity event before the age of 25. Gene has owned 3 of the largest web services companies in the region, generated over $250 million in revenues, and ultimately experienced several successful enterprise exits, including: a $120mm IPO, a $30mm private equity sale, a $9mm sale to a public entity, and managing 20+ M/A and funding transactions for these various entities. He has been featured in Success magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, EO/YEO's Octane magazine, numerous regional versions of the Biz Journals weekly, INC. Magazine, Kauffman Foundation's The Edward Lowe Report, and many other regional and national publications both online and offline.
Gene has been a member of the Young Entrepreneur's Organization (YEO/EO) for since 1999. He has been involved on an Advisory, Founding, or Board level for the World Space Congress, Houston Angel Network, Houston Technology Center, TechExecs (founder), Techxans, Defy Ventures, the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), Crossroads for Youth, and the Greater Houston Partnership's Emerging Business Council (co-founder). He has been recognized in Houston Celebration of Entrepreneurs twice, nominated for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Awards three times, and his most recent company, Pop Labs, has been in the Inc. 500 / 5,000 list five years in a row. Most recently Gene was invited to become a Vistage Chair, an honor reserved for less than 1,000 entrepreneurs and business people in the U.S in the nation's most prestigious peer forum.
The awards Gene's companies have won are too numerous to name, including: #1 Web Design Firm in Houston by revenues for more than six years, Top 10 Fastest Growing Company in Houston several years in a row, Winner of Visual Web Design Competitions for the disabled, and much more.
Gene speaks for many University MBA or Entrepreneur classes, volunteers for Junior Achievement, and has been a servant in his community since his early 20s. He was married at eighteen and has three children: Jarron, Jordan, and Jonathan.
Press Releases | Pop Labs [cached]
05/19/11 - President of Pop Labs Inc., Gene McCubbin, to speak at 2011 EO NERVE Regional Entrepreneurs' Conference
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