Derek Dobson is the General Manager, Digital Direct at Blue Wave Products, a well-established manufacturer of several indoor / outdoor recreation brands, including Heatwave and Hathaway. Blue Wave has been seen tremendous growth in B2B sales, and has recently brought on Derek to lead the development of e-commerce.
Previous to his time at Blue Wave, Derek was Director of Marketplaces for Timex, responsible for online marketplace content, sales and promotional strategies, and technical integrations. During his time at Timex, Derek grew marketplace sales from the ground up into the fastest growing channel at the company.
Prior to this, Derek was Channel Manager for MobileKarma.com, managing all content, marketing strategy and technical development for the leading seller of 2nd hand mobile devices online.