Doug has more than 20 years of business, technology sales, and marketing experience leading and building teams. Doug recently worked with MakeMusic to develop their sales team and as part of the leadership team took the company private. Doug is also a member of the angle investment group in Boston, LaunchPad Venture Group. Doug recently helped to startup a number of mobile software ventures in Boston and previously led sales and marketing teams for SchoolNet in New York, a leading provider of data-driven education software that increases student achievement, teacher quality and operational efficiency in public districts across the country. In 2000, Doug joined Apple as the Northeast Area Director, where he was responsible for transforming the education sales, services, and marketing organization. Prior to joining Apple Computer, Doug worked with Microsoft for 10 years building commercial, public sector, and education enterprise sales and marketing organizations in Boston, New York, and Southern California, and Hawaii.
Doug’s has two daughters who have danced with the Ballet Theatre Company and Academy. Hayley is continuing to focus on her dancing career and Julie graduated from University of Cincinnati’s College of Music, where she also performed in Dayton Ballet's 2009 and 2011 performances of the Nutcracker and will be performing in Houston Grand Opera's performance of Die Fledermaus in the fall of 2013. Doug’s eldest daughter, Lauren, is an outstanding actress and stage performer, is actively performing in a number of productions in Boston, New York, and DC, and recently completed her undergraduate degree in theater at Boston University.