Mr. Tad Martin is a Co-Founder at Cross Commerce Media and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer. He also is an Angel Investor. Tad was one of the Web's early pioneers and has extensive experience growing Internet companies from startups into mature organizations. Prior to Collective[i], Tad was COO and GMM of Overstock.com, where he oversaw all aspects of warehouse operations, customer care and product purchasing. He was one of its earliest employees, and during his tenure Overstock grew from $70 million in revenue to more than $800 million and became a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: OSTK). Tad came to Overstock through Gear.com, an online sporting goods retailer backed by Amazon.com. He helped to grow Gear from an early stage startup into the world's largest e-commerce sporting goods closeout site, before its sale to Overstock in 2000. Tad is a member of the Collective[i] board of directors and was on the board of SendTheTrend, which was acquired by QVC. Tad is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, and as a native of Utah was proud to be a member of the Olympic bid committee that brought the 2002 Olympic Winter Games to Salt Lake City. He holds a B.A. in English from the University of Utah.