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Slade Kobran

Managing Partner, Chief Outsider

About Slade

Slade Kobran is an innovative strategic marketing executive with a proven talent for elevating the visibility, performance and profitability of growth-minded organizations. Kobran achieves these goals through the expert orchestration of branding, lead generation, market development, new product launch, and external and internal communications. He is known for his ability to identify new customer markets, products and revenue streams that generate substantial profit. Kobran’s many hats have included Chief Marketing Officer; Vice President, Strategic Initiatives; Vice President, New Business Development & Marketing Services; and Vice President, Marketing with such market leaders as Infogroup, ADP and Dun & Bradstreet.

Executive Marketing Experience

  • Managing Partner, Chief Outsiders
  • CMO, Infogroup Inc.
  • SVP of Global Marketing, Opinion Research Corp
  • VP of Marketing, InfoUSA National Accounts
  • VP, Marketing, Planning & Business Development, ADP
  • VP, Telesales & Channel Development, ADP
  • VP, New Business Development & Marketing Services, ADP


  • B.S. Finance, Rider University
  • Executive education courses, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School


Industry Experience Specialties
  • Market Penetration & Growth
  • Go-to-Market Strategy
  • Channel Strategy
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