Who Is Pat Dane?
Pat Dane is an Entrepreneurial driven individual who has been able to accomplish much during his successful 30 year career in business. Dane spent his first 15 years at Xerox Corporation leaving as a Senior Executive and launching himself into the Start-up world. In July 1995, Dane created, and was CEO of, Dane Interactive, Inc. (www.PatDane.com ) a boutique consulting company that assisted Internet Companies in three key areas:
(1) Developing & Executing a Strategy that took advantage of the companies unique “Value proposition”,
(2) Designing a Business Model that produced revenue and profits
(3) Brought together potential Partners that added mutual value to the business or “Rainmaking”. Dane also advised startup & “Strategically Stalled” companies in areas such as Fund raising and M&A strategies.
The Client list have included companies such as, Compaq, Softbank, Microsoft, Yahoo, Ernst & Young, eFax.com, McAfee.com, Gator.com, Hewlett Packard, Compuserve, Hanes, Netflix,The Learning Company, Nu Skin International & Big Planet, Network Associates, Wolf Camera, Symantec and Brightmail.
Dane was the first outside Business Development “Catalyst” for three of the current top ten e-commerce subscription sites. eFax, McAfee and NetFlix worked with Dane to gain their initial market momentum back in the late 1990’s. These sites today thrive on taking care of key e-commerce needs for the consumer marketplace.
Over the span of his career Dane has been CMO for Dove Computer Corporation (DoveFax for the Mac), CEO and President of SofNet (FaxWorks for Windows), President, Pipeline Communications (Electronic Registration for PC’s & Software Products), Chairman & CEO, Tuneup.com, Partner in WhoDoWeKnow.com, CSO & CMO for MyPublicinfo.com and a Regional Vice President for LifeLock.