Ciaran Foley, Executive Vice President of MarketSnag, an Orange County based search engine optimization and internet marketing firm, has been appointed President of Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN), a non-profit organization and one of Southern California’s premier technology business networks
Irvine, CA, March 1, 2010 - MarketSnag is proud to announce the appointment of its Executive Vice President, Ciaran Foley as the President of TCVN, a highly respected non-profit technology business network in Orange County, dedicated to educating and assisting entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies, and connecting them with capital and value-added resources to help their businesses grow.
Ciaran is an accomplished entrepreneur, having founded or served as an equity partner in several companies, holding positions as CEO, COO or Board Member and has participated in advisory, project management, fundraising, business development, technical, sales and marketing roles.
The office of President of TCVN is a new position, created exclusively for Mr. Foley. He will share TCVN’s executive responsibilities with the organization’s Chairman, Bart Greenberg. Mr. Greenberg and TCVN’s Executive Committee are excited about the new direction vision and direction Foley brings to the organization. Ciaran has been instrumental in instituting a new website presence and the integration of Education, Networking and Social Media tools, designed to help entrepreneur’s learn and prepare themselves for Angel and VC funding.
“As Ciaran’s business partner”, stated Deb Machen, President of MarketSnag, “I am very excited for Ciaran and for TCVN. He brings so much to the organization. His business experience, coupled with his knowledge of social media marketing and the entrepreneurial experience as a whole will be invaluable to the organization and its members.”
MarketSnag is a proud Corporate Sponsor of Tech Coast Venture Network and donated a complete Search Engine Optimization (SEO) package, worth $5,000 to one of the winners of their recent Survivor 5 competition.
Founded in 1984, the Tech Coast Venture Network is a non-profit organization (501c3) and one of Southern California’s premier technology business networks. Through a wide variety of forums, pitch sessions, workshops, and other networking events, they bring together entrepreneurs and resources from every facet of the technology and startup landscape.
Either directly or through one of their members or sponsors, the resources TCVN delivers address numerous categories: education, accounting, legal services, banking services, intellectual property protection, funding, marketing, sales, publishing, strategic planning, administration, professional information, government-related guidance, and others.
The MarketSnag team includes industry veterans with over 50 years of collective experience in traditional and online business and marketing. They have been honing their SEO experience and providing excellent service in this area since 1992. MarketSnag provides a wide variety of internet marketing services including website design and development, company and product branding, integrated marketing, pay per click advertising, email campaigns and search engine optimization.
Headquartered in Orange County, California, MarketSnag is a privately held company. For more information, visit www.marketsnag.com or call 877.736.7859.