The Executive Cat Herder
Maresa Friedman founded The Executive Cat Herder after running Operations & Market Development for Halo Business Intelligence, a global analytics firm. She specializes in creating high impact changes with simple execution strategies. Her simple, no frills, and direct approach to project engagement has created a fractional COO/CSO model that has been embraced within the technology community. LinkedIn has named Friedman in the top 1 percent for Social Selling in the technology industry. She was also named as San Diego Metro's 40 under 40 and the San Diego Business Journals Women Who Mean Business. Closing out 2016, LinkedIn Profinder named Friedman, Best of Strategy Consultants. She was also a judge for the Business Intelligence Stratus Awards and is currently a contributor to the Innovation Enterprise a platform connecting leaders from startups to Fortune 500 companies. She is currently the EVP, Strategy for Omni Creative Labs and is the San Diego Ambassador for Wix Inc. Among her goals for 2017, she hopes to help 50 entrepreneurs setup their websites using the DIY platform. She writes for the Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Data Officer and CFO channels. She is also on the board for the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet emphasizing in Strategic Planning during her 3 year term.