I’m betting that about 20% of the successful companies in Silicon Valley were founded or led by a Stanford GSB grad. These grads are apparently too busy building multi-billion dollar companies to go back to campus and help their alma matter build a decent advertising campaign. I got the follow ad this morning on Yahoo:

 Managing talent for strategic advantage? What does that even mean? And I’m sorry, but a picture of a smiling woman picking her teeth doesn’t compel me to send in my application. Geez!

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David Rodnitzky
David Rodnitzky is founder and CEO of 3Q Digital (formerly PPC Associates), a position he has held since the Company's inception in 2008. Prior to 3Q Digital, he held senior marketing roles at several Internet companies, including Rentals.com (2000-2001), FindLaw (2001-2004), Adteractive (2004-2006), and Mercantila (2007-2008). David currently serves on advisory boards for several companies, including Marin Software, MediaBoost, Mediacause, and a stealth travel start-up. David is a regular speaker at major digital marketing conferences and has contributed to numerous influential publications, including Venture Capital Journal, CNN Radio, Newsweek, Advertising Age, and NPR's Marketplace. David has a B.A. with honors from the University of Chicago and a J.D. with honors from the University of Iowa. In his spare time, David enjoys salmon fishing, hiking, spending time with his family, and watching the Iowa Hawkeyes, not necessarily in that order.