Harold Valderas

Harold Valderas

CEO at Somnio
Austin, United States

Summary

Harold is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Somnio Solutions, Inc. Since launching in 2003, Somnio has grown into a leading B2B digital marketing agency serving Fortune 500 clients worldwide. Harold’s goal is to establish Somnio as a trusted brand among the top B2B digital marketing agencies by expertly crafting solutions connecting every step of the business buyer’s journey. Prior to starting Somnio, Harold developed his enterprise marketing skills at Apple, where he was honored as Account Executive of the Year and winner of the Golden Apple Award. Successful positions at Oracle, Ziff-Davis and Harte-Hanks contribute over 20 years of high-tech sales and marketing experience. Harold holds a BBA in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University and an MBA in International Business from the University of St. Thomas. Harold is an active marathon runner and recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with his wife Jennifer. 

Positions

Chief Executive Officer
Austin, United States
February 2003 - Present (14 years 9 months)
We started Somnio to create sales & marketing using the latest digital technology. I am fortunate to work with many leading companies as a strategic partner for developing integrated digital marketing solutions. My team are masters of digital technology, human-centered design, and corporate story telling which we use to delight our clients and provide relevant content at every stage of the buyer’s journey. We are experts at developing business to business integrated digital marketing campaigns to generating leads, driving demand and increasing sales for large enterprise clients.
VP Business Development
Langhorne, United States
1999 - January 2003 (4 years)
Developed and lead a successful business development team offering database driven marketing solutions to Fortune 500 clients.
Territory Manager
Oracle
United States
1996 - 1999 (3 years)
Responsible for sales of Enterprise Resource Planning applications, data warehousing solutions and consulting services.
Account Executive
Apple
United States
1992 - 1996 (4 years)
Managed relationships with Apple Higher Education customers. Received the 1995 Golden Apple Award and 1994 Account Executive of the Year Award.

Education

MBA International Business

University of St. Thomas (TX)
1994 - 1996 (2 years)

BBA Marketing

Stephen F. Austin State University
1987 - 1991 (4 years)
Activities and Societies: Sigma Chi Fraternity

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