Hi, I’m Andrew J. Chapin – I’m an entrepreneur, writer, skier, and runner living in San Francisco, California. I’m currently working on becoming a Full-Stack Web Developer at Lambda School, developing new media projects, and volunteering at the San Francisco SPCA.
- Started Benja, a collection of traditional e-commerce stores (including Affordable Jerseys, CoverageGear, others) and shoppable media experiences which delivered a premium outlet experience where people live online.
- Was #49 on the 2017 100 People to Watch in Blockchain.
- Served as a mentor at Whiteboard Youth Ventures, a bootcamp for high school students interested in entrepreneurship. The high-intensity program prompted high school students to come up with a practical business idea and, over the course of a week, go from idea to market.
- Built the sales plan and revenue model at Feathr, an event and conference technology company. I was the first business hire.
- Coordinated, managed, and executed a guerrilla marketing campaign for Color Labs on college campuses and tourism locations in New England around the launch of their live video-streaming service in 2012. Color was eventually
- Served as a liaison between educational institutions, SMBs, and Microsoft around the launch of Windows 7 and Office 2010. This included the coordination and execution of marketing events on college campuses, encouraging bulk license holders to consider upgrading, and generating awareness around new features. I also worked on the Windows Mobile team in a research role as we worked toward a major release.
- Sold for Vermont Spirits Distilling Co., an award-winning distillery in Quechee, Vermont. This included on and off-premise sales, event marketing, social media management, and the development of new product brands. Under my management, VTSD became the official spirit of the Vermont Ski Association.
- Sold radio advertising for WGMT in Lyndonville, Vermont.
- Earned my degree from Harvard Business School Online.
- Earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Northern Vermont University where I was president of the student body from 2008-2010 and was a founding executive member of the Lyndon Student Investment Group.
- Earned the rank of Eagle Scout with Troop 162 in Southbury, Connecticut.
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