March 26, 2014 | Brent Herd
Brent Herd, Director of Southeastern US Sales for Twitter, spoke on UNG's Dahlonega campus. During his hour long presentation, he discussed the evolution of Twitter and where communication is moving in the future.
Brent is the Director of Southeastern US Sales for Twitter and is responsible for all Southeastern revenue and business partnerships on the Twitter platform. Most recently, Brent served as Senior Vice President at ShareThis where he was responsible for North American revenue generation activities as well as business development partnerships for the company. Previously, Brent established himself as a leader in the South as he helped grow online revenue and introduced innovative partnerships for the combined AOL – Advertising.com entity. Brent managed a team of 55 people and over 250MM in annual revenues. Brent began his career at Yahoo! in 1998 in NYC. In 1999 Brent moved to Atlanta with Yahoo! and was given the Yahoo! Super Star Award in 2001, the highest distinction a Yahoo! Employee can earn.