We are pleased to introduce you to the newest member of Team Evolve. Morgan Wallace joined us this week as Director of Business Solutions.
Morgan has more than 10 years experience in marketing, both in corporate and consulting roles. Prior to coming to Evolve Digital Labs, Morgan worked for Turtle Beach where he developed and executed on product and marketing partnerships with companies such as Disney, Microsoft, Activision, and Major League Gaming. As a consultant, Morgan developed marketing and commercialization strategies to help clients, such as Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and DaiichiaSankyo, maximize value from their brands and products.
Morgan holds an MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Chicago.
At Evolve, Morgan assumes the role of Director, Business Solutions, where he will provide insight into how Evolve’s products and services can best create success for clients’ specific needs within their specific industries.
What’s your favorite web site?
Jalopnik.com a first and foremost, I’m a car guy, so I love the community of car people on the site. Also I like how a car blog has upended the traditional automobile media outlets in terms of the tone and frequency of editorial content.
On a given weekend, you’ll probably be:
In a park on my mountain bike. I’m looking forward to when all of this snow melts, and I can hit the trails.
What draws you to this industry?
Technology has always been a driver of change for marketing, and each new generation of technology in media and communication has created a transformation across sectors. These technological shifts impact both how consumers find and experience brands as well as how corporations craft their product and service offerings. Iam drawn to this industry in order to help companies create strategies that maximize the opportunities inherent in new technology platforms.
Mac or PC?
I’m using a Mac now, although my last computer was a PC.
What’s the last book you read?
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. In the book, Kahneman describes his research of behavioral economics in a way that a lay-person can understand.
If you could have a beer with anyone in the world, who would it be?
Bill Gates. Ever since I read The Road Ahead in high school, I’ve wanted to have a conversation with him about technology’s impact on our lives.
Let’s say we assign you Office DJ duty (and that day will come). What 3 artists would you be sure to play?
U2, David Bowie, and Handel