Mr. Meade is the Founder, Creator, and Current CEO of My Blue Earth, Inc. Serving as Chairman and “Resident Rainmaker” of BigBamboo, LLC. Mr. Meade is the visionary, creator, recruiter and team builder for the companies that make up the BigBamboo family.
Prior highlights and accomplishments:
Founded VirtualSellers.com (OTC BB: VDOT), a provider of e-commerce transaction processing services for Internet-based e-tailers (market cap of $980 Million.
Former Regional Vice President Travelers Group.
Co-written three books in the field of credit improvement/budget and finance.
Founding Member of KnockNOW, a non-profit for the acceleration of entrepreneurs.
On Advisory Board of the Chicago House of Blues, (HOB.com), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Enterprise Forum (MITEFChicago.com) & others.
Chief Operating Officer
Guthy Renker; Former – COO/CFO ( July 2005 – February 2010)
(Guthy-Renker, is a $1.5 billion in sales, offices in the US, England, Germany, Australia, Japan, Sweden, India, Korea and China)
Belkin Corporation; COO/CFO (August 2004 – July 2005)
Vivendi Universal Games; President & COO (January 2001 – July 2004)
Vivendi Universal Games; CFO (February 1999 – January 2001)
Walt Disney Company; CFO; Consumer Products Division- Worldwide (June 1990 to February 1999)
Monroe Auto Equipment (June 1987 – May 1990)
Proctor and Gamble (August 1984 – May 1987)
Board Member; ViewSonic Corporation ( 2003 – 2009 )
Director Corporate Sponsorships
With 12 years of experience working in the entertainment industry
Strategic Alliances division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, E! Networks
Marketing position for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, working on international strategies for releases such as Titanic and There’s Something about Mary, and working with Fortune 100 advertisers
Over 35 year history in the gift, specialty, collegiate and licensing world.
Been a part of many national/international success. Pet Rock, The Far Side, Disney Calendars, Clear Channel, Rolling Stone magazine, multiple Warner Brothers giftables, and more
Built and grew one of the largest sales rep marketing companies in the U.S. 65 sales associates, 11,000 active retailers, show rooms and temporary trade shows.
Former head of Fox Mobile Content and Gaming
Animation for Disney, Nickelodeon and Others
Senior VP Sales & Marketing
Founded The Bodega Co., a successful viral marketing company with music clients Universal Music Group, EMI Latin, and BMG
Vice President of Client Services and Advertising Operations at Ripe Digital Entertainment
Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Great Way Foods, LLC