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Ben Putman

Digital Marketer and Innovation Strategist

    Hi, I’m an innovation and digital strategist with a creative technologist background. For over 20 years, I’ve had great opportunity to deliver ground-breaking and first-in-industry solutions and experiences across finance, healthcare, social communities, advertising and marketing. My passion is combining a knowledge of user insights, marketing strategy, user experience, and technological innovations to inspire ideas and excite creative minds.

Work Experience

2019-now

Ben Putman Consulting

Consultant

Providing Marketing Strategy and Innovation Services in the Bay Area.

2018-2019

Revance Therapeutics

VP, Digital

Digital Strategy, Digital+Social Marketing and Customer Experience for Bay Area biotechnology company including their innovative approach to neuromodulator delivery and the launch of their first treatment, DaxibotulinumtoxinA.

2010-2017

JUICE Pharma Advertising

SVP, Creative Technology and Innovation

Bi-costal leadership, ideation and inspiration across the organization to create novel, best-in-class experiences in pharmaceutical marketing.

2009-2010

FCB Health

Director of Technology

Technology leadership and management for 25 development and quality assurance staff across two offices covering mobile, tablet pc, convention kiosks, websites and web applications.

2008-2009

Harrison & Star

Director of Web Development

Break-through solutions and tactical strategy utilizing multi-touch spherical displays, interactive floor projections, Wii games, 3D Graphics, gesture technology, augmented reality and iPhone applications.

2006-2007

Social Knowledge

Chief Technology Officer

Directed technology initiatives, personnel, and administration over two continents for company’s media web sites, including the world's largest fashion industry forum, with more than 600,000 pageviews per day and 180,000 dedicated members. Managed multi-lingual, multi-cultural remote staff across three countries.

2003-2006

Lee Financial

IT Director & Technology Strategist

Directed software development and IT support teams. Leveraged beta version of Flex to create breakthrough UX in wealth management industry. Utilized tailored Iterative Software Development processes.

1999-2003

BancTec Systems

Principal Software Engineer

Worked on ground-breaking prototypes for Image Character Recognition systems for hand-writing recognition utilizing Artificial Intelligence Neural Network techniques for Bank of America, CitiBank and Airborne Express.

Education

2003

BS, Computer Engineering

Southern Methodist University