Ted Dhanik is co-founder of engage: BDR, a digital advertising and marketing agency based in West Hollywood, California. As President and Executive Vice President of Business Development, Dhanik is responsible for managing strategic marketing, sales and business development, client relationship management, and content acquisition — a wide range of roles he’s been mastering since he began his career over 14 years ago.
Entrepreneur and marketing guru, Dhanik leads one of the first online media firms to provide marketing solutions for direct response marketers. So you could say he’s got a knack for marketing, and he’s definitely got the clientele to prove it. Engage: BDR serves advertisers and businesses of all sizes, including Google, eHarmony, Playboy, and Fox, to name a few.
Previously, Dhanik was developing strategic marketing projects at MySpace.com. While there, he worked side-by-side with founders Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson, and developed strategic on- and offline campaigns responsible for launching the company. Prior to his role at MySpace.com, Dhanik managed business development at LowerMyBills.com, where he also became a major player in the launch of the consumer lending program at NexTag Corporation.
Dhanik graduated from California State University at Hayward with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing. In addition to his responsibilities at engage: BDR, he is a member of various board of directors and advisors of major tech startups, including Schizo Picture, LottoGopher, and Fighter.
More about engage: BDR: Since its inception in 2007, the company has been providing unmatched marketing solutions for both national and international brands, with cutting-edge products always in the pipeline. Products include a full-service display network, video advertising, data sources for targeting, and a digital production studio. In May of this year, the company launched one of its most anticipated products, a real-time bidding (RTB) self-serve display platform called First Impression.
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