Rich Ezzo joined Terakeet in 2014 after serving as Catalyst Online’s Director of Sales and Marketing. He has built channel and client relationships with more than 100 major brands and has helped spearhead the enterprise account initiative that has enabled Terakeet to provide online reputation management services to some of the largest companies and most visible individuals in the world.
During his tenure at Catalyst, a subsidiary of Big Four advertising firm WPP, Rich provided SEO strategies and services to some of the world’s largest brands, including Apple, Proctor & Gamble, Novartis, and Pfizer. Rich drove a tenfold increase in Catalyst’s revenue in his seven years at the company, earning a seat on WPP’s Digital Advisory Board.
Rich joined Catalyst after serving in senior sales and business development roles at Thomson Financial, which merged with Reuters Group to form Thomson Reuters after his departure. He reached the highest level of sales performance at Thomson by developing durable relationships with C-suite executives in the financial and legal industries.
Rich become a believer in Terakeet’s vision and mission after learning of the company through local and national news coverage and initiating conversations with Mac and Patrick. He returned to Syracuse, his childhood home, to support his hometown and build its high-tech industry. Rich enjoys writing and producing films and was an associate producer on the Olympia Dukakis drama Whiskey School.