Redg Snodgrass is a hybrid entrepreneur / corporate executive who understands how big companies can partner with and strategically leverage innovative startups. He has been a lean mean branding positioning junky, beating competitors with larger resources and deeper experience most of his career. Unlike most corporate mavericks he’s maintained the respect of his colleagues, and works to raise the bar so that everyone shares in the victory, and gets equal praise.
He was on the founding team of SKOUT. Helping to create the first social mobile application for iPhone that was both profitable, and viral. He left as the company accomplished hitting its 2.5 mm user mark and goal of sustainable profitability.
He then headed Innovation for Alcatel-Lucent / BellLabs creating the first ever Open API Service across multiple global carriers. Working with Tier one carriers like SFR, French Telecom, ATT, VzW, Sprint and Tmobile.
He eventually went to head the Alcatel-Lucent / BellLabs Open Innovation Unit helping over 400 startups connect with top carriers globally generating actual real world deployments benefiting both and generating tens of millions in revenue. This allowed him to connect with and develop relationships many of the top C-level telecom executives in nearly every continent around the world. He went on to found The Taploid a lauded innovative startup leveraging Facebook’s Open Graph.
Currently Redg and Team are the Principle’s at Wearable World. An incubator focused on Wearable Technologies based out of silicon valley. He also sets on the board of several startups managing their Go To Market strategies.