Principal Blair Heavey
Blair Heavey is a serial entrepreneur who has 20 years of experience in building and leading innovative high-growth technology companies. Blair has led innovative growth companies in the social, mobile, electronic commerce, online marketing, online advertising and data protection markets. Blair has had many roles in these growth companies from CEO to head of go-to-market strategies where he’s been responsible for setting strategic direction and execution of that direction to positive results. Blair sits on the Board of another venture-backed startup Marlin Mobile, and is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Babson College where he works with the Entrepreneurs in the MBA and Venture Programs.
Blair has extensive experience in helping to raise venture capital, grow from nothing to a scalable product, growing and re-inventing go-to-market sales, marketing and business development strategies. As an Executive at both companies, Blair was instrumental in helping to bring two companies to successful IPO’s, OpenMarket ($2B), an electronic commerce company and Be Free ($3B), an affiliate marketing company. Blair completed his undergraduate degree at Boston College and received his MBA from Babson College. He is passionate about challenging and helping young entrepreneurs think through their new ventures, analyze market pain and need and establish compelling go-to-market plans. He uses his collaborative personality style with years of startup experience to assist aspiring entrepreneurs in their strategic vision, creative ideas and seeing markets as they really are rather than what we hope they are.
Blair lives in Andover, MA with his wife and 3 dogs and has 3 children. He is an avid ice hockey fan, golfer and loves the ocean.