Douglas Foulkes

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For the past three years, Douglas Foulkes has served an eclectic mix of startup companies. Douglas has worn many hats in his ventures, playing a central role in operations, marketing, and sales, but he serves primarily in the area of business development devoting countless hours to the successful cultivation of meaningful relationships with downstream, channel, and strategic partners, networking organizations, and fellow IT and entrepreneurial professionals in Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. His main area of expertise lies in evaluating and creating business plans. Most importantly, he is proud to have instilled good business values in his ventures, such as always considering the triple bottom line, and ensuring lean start-up principles are followed.
As the Vice President of Business Development for CDFI, LLC. and Mazoof Inc. Douglas Foulkes managed internal projects and delegated assignments to his team with structured timelines built into a feedback system to maintain the best charted course. Rather than just following pre-conceived notions of how something should work, Douglas Foulkes understands the importance of being agile and knowing when to pivot. Working under lean circumstances, as startups often do, Douglas learned how to adapt and use technology and human resources for multifaceted purposes. Douglas thrives in a collaborative environment where there is an open flow of ideas and continual innovation.
Douglas Foulkes was graduated by Temple University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Advertising with a concentration in account management, during which, he navigated four fascinating internships – at Comedy Central, 93.3 WMMR radio, Harmelin Media, and the Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement Investment Unit.
Douglas Foulkes' positions have allowed him to be in a continual state of learning. Douglas believes that paychecks are disposable, but learning is infinitely renewable and applicable. Therefore, Douglas Foulkes seeks future roles that afford him the opportunity to continually learn as a condition of his employment because professional growth is not merely financial. It includes broadening experiences and more sophisticated work.

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  • Temple University , United States , Philadelphia, PA

    Bachelor of Arts , Activities: Member of the Philly Ad Club and Mentee within the Philly Ad Club Mentorship Program.
    09/2008 - 05/2010
Career History
  • Vice President of Business Development , United States , Mazoof is an inter-connected web of discussion communities designed to connect people through what they like, instead of who they know. On Mazoof you can create, discover, and share your interests with the world. We call it the social newspaper.
    07/2012 to 12/2099
  • Vice President of Capture Management , United States , Global Proving Ground (“GPG”) is a martial arts entertainment company and fight league that offers to fighters of all martial arts disciplines a platform to showcase their skills globally.
    02/2012 to 01/2013
  • Vice President of Business Development , United States , CDFI is a consulting and advocacy firm focused on helping financial services firms and government agency contractors comply with Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank legislation, which authorizes the federal government to scrutinize and assess the diversity policies and practices of regulated entities.
    10/2010 to 12/2099
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Core Competencies
  • Business Plans
  • Business Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Brand Development
  • Leadership
  • Business Advisor
  • Capital raising
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