Our People

Our dedicated team of seasoned marketing practitioners has deep operating experience. Proven partners to senior executives across many industries

Mike Butler

Founder and President, based in Austin, TX

Since launching CMO Consulting Group in 2009, Mike has led a world-class consulting team comprising seasoned marketing professionals, serving CEO’s and CMO’s of…

Steven Prod

Senior Partner, based in North Idaho

Steven Prod brings more than 25 years of experience in Marketing, Consulting, General Management, and Private Equity. He has spent time in Executive…

Scott Hildebrand

Senior Partner, based in Charlottesville VA

Scott has over 25 years of marketing experience across both client companies and marketing services firms. As a senior brand executive with JPMorgan…

Paul Cole

Senior Partner, based in Seattle, WA

Paul brings over 25 years of technology and wireless experience with deep expertise in product development, product marketing and technical engineering management in…

Tim Gartland, Ph.D.

Senior Partner, based in Atlanta, GA

Tim brings over 40 years of experience in human resources with deep expertise in organization & leadership development at Fortune 500 companies including…

Jeff Hopper

Senior Partner, based in Portland, OR

Jeff’s 30 year career spans a wide range of senior marketing and business roles at companies including: Intel, Hewlett-Packard, T-Mobile, Polaroid, and Ziba…

Manfred Bluemel, Ph.D.

Partner, based in Seattle, WA

Manfred has over 15 years of experience in marketing research in the retail, e-commerce, software, beverage, travel, and mobile application industries. Past operating…

Dennis Haugan

Partner, based in Seattle, WA

Dennis brings over 25 years of experience translating vision into multi-year strategies that deliver against enterprise initiatives while optimizing customer experience. Throughout his…

Steve Le Neveu

Partner, based on Los Angeles, CA

Steve has leveraged the power of disruptive ideas to build meaningful brands, in the US and globally, for three decades. Steve has worn…

Sharon Miller

Partner, based in Austin, TX

Sharon brings 25 years of strategic branding and marketing experience with national and international clients, working both in consulting and with top advertising…

Sajal Sahay

Partner, based in Pleasanton, CA

Sajal brings both strategic and operational expertise as a CMO/SVP Marketing at early stage and established technology enterprises.  Sajal’s work spans market development…

Mark Stockdale

Partner, based in Seattle, WA

Mark is a seasoned marketer, who for the last decade has been a dedicated practitioner of U.S. Hispanic marketing. With a deep understanding…

Darren Yetzer

Partner, based in Seattle, WA

Darren brings over 25 years of digital marketing and channel expertise, helping companies maximize sales with effective and scalable channel development and marketing…

Mike O’Byrne

Associate Partner, based in Houston, TX

Mike brings a highly successful 20-year track record of sales, product development, and marketing in the global paper, packaging, and specialty chemicals industries. …

Nicola Smith

Associate Partner, based in Atlanta, GA

In her 15 years focusing on content creation, emerging technologies and media platforms on both the agency and publisher side of the marketing…