Gary Brotman is Vice President of Product & Marketing at Secondmind Ltd., where he leads product management, user experience, brand and marketing as a unified organization responsible for the definition, design and generation of demand for the company’s AI-powered cloud software products and solutions, including the Secondmind Decision Engine. Secondmind is closing the gap between people and AI to help them make better business decisions.
Gary joined Secondmind from Qualcomm, Technologies, Inc. where he was senior director of product management and led strategy and product planning for the company’s artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, including those powering Snapdragon Mobile Platforms. Gary was responsible for guiding AI-related hardware and software platform roadmap decisions; ecosystem partnerships; internal process improvements, and technology investments.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Gary served as head of artist services and marketing for Santa Monica-based Topspin Media. While at Topspin he was responsible for marketing the Topspin software platform, and developing and managing direct-to-fan e-commerce programs for a roster of artists, managers and labels that included Eminem, David Byrne and Peter Gabriel, among others.
Before Topspin, Gary was the Head of Product Marketing for Yahoo! Music, where he was responsible for developing marketing strategies in support of the company’s ad-supported and paid music services. Gary joined Yahoo! Music after the company’s acquisition of Musicmatch where he served as Director of E-commerce. While at Musicmatch, Gary developed marketing and communications strategies, and drove customer acquisition and retention initiatives in support of the company’s premium software, music downloads and premium music subscription products.
Prior to joining Musicmatch, Gary was a consumer technology account supervisor in the Los Angeles office of international PR firm, Golin/Harris. While with the firm, he created a dedicated digital music practice, providing communications counsel and developing product launch strategies for a client roster that included Amazon.com, Creative Labs, Texas Instruments, Musicmatch and Forrester Research, among others. This digital music practice was credited by PR Week as the first of its kind within a major PR firm.