Shad is a Managing Partner with Hula Partners LLC and currently serves as the head of sales, marketing, client relations and strategic alliances. Shad specializes in transforming small to mid size companies into profitable enterprises. Over the past 10 years, Shad created over $200m in value to these organizations.
As an entrepreneur and investor he serves on the advisory board of enterprise software and services firms providing perspective on sales and growth strategies. He presently serves the following organizations: iResume (app automation), Talentura (mobile recruiting); SAP/SF Services Firms (business operations); “stealth" Social App (LA based start-up); Univ. of New Mexico School of Business Venture Program Advisor; CNM STEMulus Ignite Accelerator Program Advisor; ABQ SCORE Small Business Mentor; CMU Information Management Institute, Corporate Fellow
As the former CEO of SpinifexIT NA, Shad brought leadership, vision and operational excellence to a successful launch bringing the entity to profitability in less than 18 months while yielding revenue growth of 200% and profit growth of 293%. Accolades include recognition by Gartner as a 2013 Cool Vendor in SAP Ecosystem as a result of intensive marketing campaigns.
Prior to SpinifexIT NA, Shad served as the Vice President for HCM Services with HCL Axon. Shad came to HCL Axon through an acquisition of PremierHR where he served as senior partner.
He is known to be an energetic and creative leader with broad based expertise in sales, operations, and organizational development.
Sales and Marketing Strategy
Human Resource Technologies
Connecting People with Opportunities
Building & Growing Teams
Leading Operational Efficiency
BS Workforce Education and Development, Southern Illinois University
MA Organizational Management, University of Phoenix