Andre Kay is the Jamaican-born, African-American CEO and Founder of Sociallybuzz. He bootstrapped Sociallybuzz from a small social media “do it for you” company to a social media agency and software company. He grew the agency from $0 to $2 million over 4 years with no outside investment.
◾Graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program
◾Received the African-American Achievers certificate of nominations for 3 consecutive years from JM Lexus/JM Family Enterprises.
◾Nominated and selected as a South Florida 2012 Mover & Shaker Honoree by Business Leader Magazine
◾One of the top ten black tech innovators blazing a trail in South Florida by the Miami Herald
◾Social media speaker
His philanthropic efforts extend to giving back to families in need, donating his time teaching children the fundamentals of soccer as a coach and sponsoring a number of non-profit related events in the community.
He has successfully built productive relationships with management, senior executives and key decision makers of the nightlife, restaurant and franchise industry. He consistently demonstrates an outstanding track record of successfully managing complex sales cycles and growing market share in competitive markets for small and medium businesses using social media.
Prior to being sold, He was the Co-Founder and Vice President of Go Media Marketing, Corp. GMM was a strategic technology marketing and mobile media advertising company, serving clients such as Starbucks, Checkers, and the Miami Heats. Under his operation, GMM was awarded the # 1 minority outdoor marketing company in South Florida, the 2009 and 2010 Best of Miami Beach Outdoor Advertising services from the US Commerce Association (USCA). GMM was the first to introduce texting technology to the U.S congress as a way to communicate with their constituents.