Former Yelp VP of Brand Sales (#82) for 8 years, and have been a lifelong builder & believer in new ideas and great people. Before Yelp, led sales teams at IAC (Evite, Citysearch, Ticketmaster, Match.com, Expedia) Yahoo! & Apple. As a lefty sports enthusiast, and a family man, devote a lot of time to the court, soccer pitch, ski slopes and traveling with my family, which allows me to maintain a thoughtful and balanced perspective.
Currently I am Co-Founder, Managing Partner at Mile Square Labs — A global revenue agency focused on growing late seed to series-funded technology companies, and I am a coach, advisor and mentor to innovators and entrepreneurs that I personally believe in.
Optimistic entrepreneurial-minded business leader, advisor, board member & mentor with international experience. Proven track record in raising the bar for success with my unique perspective and commitment to building companies, innovative thinking and execution. Excels in coaching and inspiring others to rally around a common mission, not following the status quo.
Expert in: Coaching, growing sustainable revenue streams, start-up process, raising capital, blockchain/crypto tech, business development, operations, recruiting talent, training, identifying trends; organizing management & support teams; helping early stage companies develop playbook for success; growing communities & sourcing content; mobile strategy & concept; going against the grain; launching new offices; designing, building & evolving products.
Personal: Spending time with good people, coach/participate in sports (skiing, hoops, tennis, soccer/futbol), travel, good food & drink, building things, new experiences with family, good music, coffee & catch-ups (making time for fika), the great outdoors & keeping up with latest consumer trends and emerging technologies.
What is Preston currently building...
Mile Square Labs
Co-Founder, Managing Partner
Sep 2017 – Present
Mile Square Labs (MSL) is a global revenue agency focused on growing late seed to series-funded technology companies through sales operations. Our team invested 2 years researching the sales challenges of start-ups (in all stages) to analyze data and create services that operationalize and grow revenue. Our experts address your people, product and current sales-process, coaching your team to victory through a proven model of leadership and insights.
Notable Mile Square Labs Clients:
TeamSnap - Denver, Colorado based Series B startup backed by Foundry Ventures, Crawley Group, Northgate Capital and others.
Major League Hacking - New York based seed-stage startup backed by General Catalyst, Alex Ohanian (Co-Founder, Reddit), Jeff Lawson (CEO, Twilio), Chris Liddell (former General Motors CFO) and others.
Telegram Messenger - London based $1.7B privately funded startup
Sawyer - New York based Series A startup backed by Advance Venture Partners, First Round Capital, Female Founders Fund, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Notation Capital and others.
SmartBiz - San Francisco based Series C startup backed by First Round Capital, Investor Growth Capital Limited and others
Happy Couple - Paris based Seed Stage startup
GoParrot - Israel based seed-stage startup
I am personally happy to meet for coffee, chat on WhatsApp, Telegram or Skype to discuss how MSL may be able to help: Preston@MileSquareLabs.com or @PrestonJunger on Telegram/Skype with what you're working on and how you think I may be of help.