Rick Burnes is director of product marketing at HubSpot, a company that builds marketing software for medium-sized businesses. In his current role, Rick leads the team bringing HubSpot’s all-in-one marketing software platform to market. Previously at HubSpot, Rick served as community manager and as blog editor, building its blog and developing free marketing software applications including www.websitegrader.com. Prior to HubSpot, Rick was co-founder of Faneuil Media, a startup that provided inbound marketing solutions for local businesses. From 2001-2004 Rick worked at NYTimes.com, where he managed the launch of new sections, including search and theater. He started at The Times two months before 9/11 and spent his first year working on the Pulitzer-Prize-winning Nation Challenged section. He has also worked at Google, The Moscow Times and The New Bedford Standard Times.
Rick is active on Twitter (www.twitter.com/rickburnes) and occasionally posts on his personal blog (www.rickburnes.com). He resides in Boston, MA.