As THE COMMISSIONER, Phillip represented the Digital Marketing League and strived to make every new DML better than the last. He arranged all Digital Marketing League events, selected the set of highly rated international speakers, took part in every DML and oversaw all activities around the web conference.
Phillip Thune was the CEO of Textbroker till Sept. 2021, the leading internet platform for high-quality, on-demand, unique written content in over 36 languages. The content marketing expert, speaker and brand ambassador was also THE COMMISSIONER of the Digital Marketing League powered by Textbroker & friends. He can often be found going to all sorts of sporting events, concerts and restaurants, and exploring local art in Las Vegas and New York City.
Before he joined Textbroker in 2010, he was the CEO of HireMeNow.com and President of MIVA (previously FindWhat.com). There he helped grow the company from 35 employees and $500,000 in annual revenue to 500 employees and nearly $200 million in revenue in five years, raised over $34 million dollars, acquired five businesses for a total of $230 million, and achieved a market capitalization of over $700 million.
Prior to MIVA, he served as Co-founder, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of Broadcasting Partners Holdings, L.P., which was sold to Citadel Communications for $190 million in early 2000. At the time, Broadcasting Partners was the 24th largest radio group in the United States with 38 stations in 11 markets.
Before that, he worked at Alex. Brown & Sons, now a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, in the investment banking division's Media & Communications Group. Phillip was also Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Planning for BPI, a publicly-traded radio broadcasting company that was sold in 1995 and is now part of iHeartMedia.
Phillip graduated suma cum laude in Political Economy from Princeton University and currently is a Board Member of the Darren Waller Foundation.
If it comes to Content Outsourcing, Content Strategy and Creation - you should listen to Phillip. He is an expert in his area.
Phillip is an expert on search ... and ... content marketing. ...The way he is on top of his business is something that I find inspiring.
Phillip is “a powerhouse in the content creation world.”