Chief Marketing Officer at Aktana
Clay oversees all brand and marketing strategy for Aktana including market positioning, lead generation, content strategy and development, field sales support, and more. He led the brand repositioning of the company in 2014 as a consultant and has since joined full-time. Clay has spent the last twenty years in technology marketing beginning his career on the agency side leading go-to-market campaigns and communication programs for brands such as LG, Sun Microsystems, and Advent Software. He spent six years at Plantronics as vice president of corporate marketing where he led the largest rebranding effort in the company’s 50-year history. Clay also served as vice president of marketing for oneID, a digital identity management company funded by Khosla Ventures. Clay spent several years pursuing screenwriting and was a finalist for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. He leads a marketing consultancy called treatment. that utilizes the methods of the screenwriter to help brands build and tell their unique story. Clay graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University with a BS in broadcast journalism.