As Head of Sales & Marketing and SMB owner himself, Rob Cullen is a small business crusader. He’s deeply invested in guiding business owners to invest in technologies and strategies that have the ability to continuously improve ROI and business growth.
Before Local Consumer Connect, he led sales and marketing, for several early-stage dotcom startups including the award-winning BizTravel.com. In 1999 BizTravel was acquired by Rosenbluth International, the 3rd largest corporate travel company in the world generating over $3 billion in corporate travel revenue. He joined Rosenbluth Interactive, as VP of Sales & Business Development creating new revenue partnerships with Marriott Hotels, British Airways, American Airlines, and American Express. In 2003 American Express acquired Rosenbluth.
From 2005-2012, Rob was at the forefront of creating digital strategies for location-based SMB’s to acquire and retain customers, clients, and patients. As VP of Sales, Rob managed a team of 160 located in offices throughout the US for IAC‘s local properties including Citysearch, CityGrid, Insider Pages, Ask.com Local, and Urban Spoon. (acquired by Zomato in 2015)
Rob frequently speaks at industry events, including the i-World Digital Expo, Streetfight, and International Council for Small Business leading the conversation on local SEO, user review and business reputation management, and online lead generation for location-based businesses.