Biography at a Glance
Bob Kumagai is the Associate Director of Career Services at the Daniels College, focusing on supporting and developing the career paths for MBA and MS students with an interest in Marketing. He is a seasoned marketing strategist and executive with a deep background in strategic marketing, technology product development, e-commerce, interactive media, and digital advertising. Bob began his career in the corporate restaurant industry after earning an MBA from the University of Denver’s Hotel & Restaurant Management School. He went on to start-up a successful business, pioneering innovative merchandising and marketing strategies for the retail music industry. An early adopter of online channels, he worked for digital marketing agencies LinkShare and Avenue A Razorfish, with clients that included Chase, American Express, Ford and Blockbuster. He has led the online marketing strategies and teams for ClickBank, onTargetjobs, Avis/Budget Group, and most recently established the brand and product strategy for LocalGravity, a data analytics start-up focused on the emerging markets of China and Southeast Asia. He is an adjunct faculty member in the University College at DU and the Graduate School of Business of the University of Phoenix. Mr. Kumagai earned a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MBA from the University of Denver.