REVOLT Media & TV CEO Keith Clinkscales announced today that Derek Ferguson has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he will partner with Clinkscales on the day-to-day management of the enterprise.
Ferguson has nearly 30 years of strategy, operations and financial experience. He previously served as the Chief Growth Officer of Combs Enterprises – the umbrella organization over Sean “Diddy” Combs’ brands and a major shareholder in REVOLT – where he advised Combs, the CEO and Chairman, on all new business and investment opportunities. He joined Bad Boy in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer.
“Derek has been one of my most trusted advisors for nearly 20 years and I know that he will bring the same leadership and expertise to REVOLT,” says REVOLT Chairman Sean “Diddy” Combs. “He possesses a deep knowledge and understanding of my businesses that has resulted in some of my most successful deals across all of my brands. I believe alongside Keith they will continue to position REVOLT as a leading media company for the millennial generation.”
Ferguson has worked with REVOLT since its inception. Prior to joining Combs Enterprises, Ferguson was the Vice President of Finance and Operations for BMG Special Products, a division of BMG Entertainment. He also was the Chief Operating Officer of Urban Profile Communications Inc., a startup magazine he co-founded with Clinkscales. After being sold in 1991, Ferguson then joined Bain and Company. His career began at Coopers and Lybrand (C&L) as an auditor, and mergers and acquisitions analyst.
Motivational Podcast by RFFocus.org CEO Kevin Ross - More Episodes HERE