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ABOUT

 

A NEW ERA OF FUNK

 

During the pandemic, Jeremy Funk launched Funk Futures to provide fractional sales services to early stage Energy Tech companies.  At its core, Funk Futures leverages its unrivaled network to connect tech innovators with operators.  We  offer sales, marketing, recruiting, and strategic consulting services.

 

 

PILLARS OF FUNK

Maximize

Be mindful

Always be authentic

Deliver value immediately

Connect, connect, connect

THE SQUAD

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JEREMY FUNK

FOUNDER & CEO

Jeremy has an extensive background delivering business-driven technology innovation in Upstream Oil and Gas. Over the last 15 years, Funk has served in a variety of Sales and Marketing leadership roles where he has been responsible for delivering growth through his industry leading network of contacts. He is the co-host of the Tripping Over The Barrel Podcast and a diehard Boston sports fan. Jeremy lives in Lafayette, Colorado with his wife and three children and is a graduate of Brandeis University.

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RALPH MOORE

VP OF SALES

Ralph Moore serves as VP of Sales at Funk Futures and has been in the technology industry for over 20 years. He has served in a number of roles, both as a direct contributor and fractional sales resource. Most recently, he restructured the strategic direction for the Sales Development function, then moved to create a Mid-Market sales organization at Harver. Ralph resides in McKinney, Texas, and is an alumnus of Kansas State University.

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DAN LOCKE

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Dan's 20 year career spans corporate finance, digital marketing, and operations for technology innovators experiencing rapid growth. He lives in Boston but likes to travel whenever possible.  He has an MBA in Finance and a Masters of Science in Information Systems from Boston University and completed undergrad at Brandeis University where he met Funk the first day freshman year. Locke enjoys astrophysics and the Energy space so much, he is going to take Funk Futures to the moon.

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MAX GRAVENDER

DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SALES

Max is a dynamic and innovative problem solver. His decade plus of experience in sales and marketing in diverse industries provides a unique insight and perspective to objectives that accelerates the growth of his organizations. Max is a graduate from California State University Channel Islands. When Max is not working he is spending time hiking and camping with his wife and son.

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NATE OLLESTAD

SENIOR RECRUITING ADVISOR

Nate has over 15 years of experience delivering recruiting results for startup to Fortune 50 sized companies across all industries, with a focus on high-tech companies. He has spent his career working closely with executives to build custom recruiting strategies to increase the velocity of hiring and also brings deep experience in strategies for engaging and retaining top talent.

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ABE SHASHA

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Abe's background includes over 30 years of energy technology sales and leadership, at leading companies focused on upstream oil and gas including Aspen Technologies and Honeywell. He has spent over 15 years in contract sales as well as mergers & acquisitions.  

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CARLOS ANCKERMANN

SALES CONSULTANT

Carlos is a seasoned Sales Professional with More than 20 years of experience leading marketing and communications campaigns from strategy and concept development to full-scale tactical execution. With a unique combination of analytical talent & business acumen, Carlos has  to achieved strong and sustainable revenue and growth at Oil & Gas Technology companies such as Seven Lakes, W Energy Software, and others.  Based in Spain, Carlos helps with Funk Futures international expansion while supporting our core clients in the US.

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