Beaux Blackwood

Employee at Apportable

Bio

Seeking the world's top software engineers for full time, Internship and contract opportunities to work on and ship the top games from the AppStore to the Google Play store.

Small Team Maximum Visibility San Francisco - SoMa location (near Cal Train) Freakishly intelligent team Food! Helicopter Battles *Scalable Business Model - Profitable

Work History

Mar 2013 present
Apportable Talent Acquisition Manager

Currently managing all aspects of Recruitment for Apportable's highly talented team.

Apportable allows you to write in Objective-C using the native iOS APIs. No Java or JavaScript required. Using the Apportable platform, your unmodified game can run on Android devices... automatically!

With extremely difficult and complex problems to solve, we are seeking smart, hungry engineers with skills in either iOS/Obj-C OR OpenGL.

I am also seeking a project manager, minimal experience necessary - in a sink or swim environment, we need a Phelps.

Apr 2012 May 2012
LinkedIn Member of the LinkedIn Recruiting Team

My role is to find and screen possible candidates interested in helping Linkedin continue to create economic opportunity for every professional in the world.

  • Developed of technical knowledge, requirements and languages necessary to find the world's top talent.

  • Developed and demonstrated personal successful sourcing techniques to members of the LinkedIn recruiting team.

  • Successful in leveraging the LinkedIn Recruiter tool to get a 29% response rate (average 15%) when Sourcing for Software Engineers.

Sep 2011 Feb 2012
CBeyond Territory Sales Representative

Specialized in Enterprise Sales to offer more than 30 productivity-enhancing applications, including Cloud Services, broadband Internet, mobile, email, web hosting, fax-to-email, data backup, file-sharing and virtual private networking to businesses in my given territory.

  • Individually prospected a given territory, cold called, networked for referrals, tele-prospected for appointments, set and ran appointments, found customer needs to filled the need and negotiate to close sale.

  • Developed and Maintained a large funnel of prospective customers through aggressive cold calling, networking and customer referrals to ensure future sales meet and exceed quota

  • Champion of the Cbeyond's Sales Pitch Training Challenge

  • Set, on average, 20 appointments/month with a goal of 14/month.

  • Maintained an average of 150% to quota sales rate in first five months (average ~ 50-75%).

Apr 2011 Sep 2011
The Vitamin Shoppe Sales Specialist

Questioned and Discovered consumer needs/goals & provided them with the best possible combination of products and nutritional/exercise plans for the achievement of those needs/goals.

Oct 2008 Mar 2011
Saint Francis High School Wrestling Coach

Developed student athlete's moral and physical stamina, taught fundamental and advanced wrestling technique, managed 20-30 student athletes in competitions.

Education

Jan 2007 Jan 2011
Santa Clara University

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Fields of Study

  • Political Science

Skills

  • Account Management
  • B2B
  • Business Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Coaching
  • Cold Calling
  • Consultative Sales Professional
  • CRM
  • Customer Service
  • Enterprise Technology Sales
  • Fantasy Commissioner
  • Fitness Training
  • Lead Generation
  • Networking
  • New Business Development
  • Recruiting
  • Sales
  • Salesforce.com
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Start-ups
  • Strength Training
  • Technical Recruiting