People

Management

Dean Wright
 President & Managing Principal 
With 18 years of experience in sales and marketing, start-ups to enterprises, consumer products to personalities, Dean’s efforts are based on facts, value, and delivery.  He has a passion for emerging and innovative marketing paradigms including mobile, social, and digital.  Dean leads the overall strategy and market development of BrandMixer.  He has earned a B.A. in Economics with Honors from The University of Texas – Austin and a M.B.A. in International Management from Thunderbird, The School of Global Management.

Anthony Kiskos
 VP of Client Services & Principal
With 19 years of experience in client management, Anthony knows what it takes to deliver operational excellence and smooth client service.  He has serviced clients in the finance, retail, and CPG industries.  He leads our team of Client Analysts, each with consumer products experience.  He has a B.A. from The University of San Francisco and a M.B.A. in International Management from Thunderbird, The School of Global Management. 

Amin Ablin
 VP of Analytics & Principal
With 15 years of experience, Amin loves deep dives and isn’t afraid to get into the weeds. He has strong trade marketing experience and can digest syndicated, household, and shipment data all in one energetic bite.  He leads our team of data scientists and mathematicians.  He has earned a B.A. from Miami University of Ohio and a M.B.A. in International Management from Thunderbird, The School of Global Management.

Mahdi Nabli
 VP of Technology & Principal
With 17 years in I.T., Mahdi’s software experience has been in developing a wide variety of products in data networking and enterprise applications.  He is an expert in BIRT platforms, remote training, and international team management. He leads our development team.  Some of his roles have included software architect and SAP-BI consultant.  Mahdi has a B.S and a M.S. in computer engineering from Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal.

 

Science Advisors

Dr. Gary M. Katz
PhD in Clinical Psychology, President at Secret Weapon Consulting, Former Senior Executive at IRI and Catalina Marketing, LinkedIn Profile >>

Dr. Geoffrey Miller
PhD in Evolutionary Psychology, Associate Professor of Psychology at University of New Mexico, Author of several books including “Spent” and “The Mating Mind”, LinkedIn Profile >>

 

Business Advisors

Fred von Graf
Managing Partner at LaunchSpot, Founder of Social Media Arizona, LinkedIn Profile >>

Professor John Bradley Jackson
Center for Entrepreneurship Director & Professor at California State University – Fullerton, Author of several books including “Deja New Marketing”, LinkedIn Profile >>

Mark Olivito
Chief Marketing Officer at Monogram Food Solutions, LinkedIn Profile >>