CoupSmart CEO Among Finalists for 2012 Next Generation Leader Award
Blake Shipley, Founder and CEO of CoupSmart, a full-cycle social commerce platform for businesses, is honored to be selected as one of the finalists for the 3rd annual LEGACY Next Generation Leader Awards (NGLA).
- Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN (1888PressRelease) June 13, 2012 - Blake Shipley has been a successful entrepreneur for several years. He has founded or co-founded two companies, and created over 40 high-tech sector jobs in the local community while leading these companies to tremendous success. The NGLA nomination is a testament to his hard work and leadership abilities. These awards were created to acknowledge those young professionals whose achievement, demonstrated leadership, and community service have had a positive impact in the Greater Cincinnati area.
The Next Generation Leader Awards are presented by LEGACY, the premier organization for up-and-coming young professionals in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati. The ceremony will be held at the Madison Event Center in Covington, Kentucky on Tuesday, July 19th, 2012 from 6:30-9:00pm.
Blake Shipley's efforts are being recognized in the category of Manufacturing, Technology, and Science. Outlining the initial vision for CoupSmart and raising money from investors, Blake took great care in developing and leading the team that has since propelled the company into profitable territory. CoupSmart's innovative social technology not only provides the platform for brands to activate their online marketing efforts, it also delivers user-data and social patterns at the individual level, allowing for successful re-marketing campaigns.
"I believe that leadership consists primarily of surrounding yourself with talented people (preferably more talented than you), and then giving them the tools they need to succeed", says Blake. "I continue this leadership outside the office as well by working to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs in our area".
CoupSmart's unique suite of products has helped businesses convert targeted consumers into online fans, and turn fans into influential brand advocates. The jobs CoupSmart has created involve cutting-edge technologies that the company has specifically trained employees on, an extra benefit that has injected new programming skills into the community.
For additional information on the news that is the subject of this release, or to request a demonstration of CoupSmart's technology, contact Sean Grace or visit http://www.coupsmart.com
CoupSmart is a social commerce platform that uses special offers, referrals, social gifting, and automated personalized emails to turn in-store consumers into fans into loyal customers while precisely measuring marketing results. This platform enables each business to build their social media presence faster and monetize their growing fan bases.
Sean Grace, Marketing Director
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