Become.com Shopping for President


A number of people sent me this job posting for the President position at Become.com:

Qualifications include:

Lead and manage all the business functions of the company including sales, marketing, SEM/SEO, product management, business development, account management and new lines of businesses including lead generation
• Develop strategy and execution plan for core CSE business
• Drive the growth of revenue and profit, and run day to day operation of the company
• Collaborates with CEO, product, design and engineering teams to deliver an innovative consumer shopping destination site
• Partner with industry leading companies for advertising, promotion, and branding opportunities
• Build the strategic vision and develop new lines of businesses, including online lead generation
• Develop consumer brand strategy
• Speak at industry conferences and events to promote the company and services
• Help position the company for IPO
• Develop strategy and plan for entering international markets
• Work in a dynamic fast-paced start-up environment

I followed up with Michael Yang and he said that with the recent financing, he’s ready to ‘step on the gas’ and accelerate the growth of the business.

“I wanted to expand the management team and bring on a top-tier President to help me scale the business and get to the next level. I will continue as Chairman and CEO, and can now devote additional bandwidth to our strategic initiatives and potential acquisitions.”

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