The Next Practices Group, a newly formed US-based agency collective, announced it has taken a significant equity stake in FosterEquity Services, a company founded by former APAC advertising executive Chris Foster. A data science leader who has helped companies create industry-changing technology innovation pipelines in healthcare, marketing, and retail. We will scale this creativity in ways not done before. Bob has 1 job listed on their profile. and MS LZ Delta, L.L.C. [2] In July 2011, Parsons sold approximately 70 percent of GoDaddy to a private equity consortium and resigned his position as CEO. The Next Gen Sector Partnership Community of Practice is an initiative of the Institute for Networked Communities (INC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. [37] With more than 200 U.S. and international patents, PXG now sells a full line of golf clubs. [14][15] He was assigned to the 26th Marine Regiment, which was attached to and operated as part of the 1st Marine Division. [...] Everything so far he said he'd do he's done, which is almost unheard of in politics, he gets no credit for it! Bob is a frequent speaker on social media, ranging from the Inc. 500 to’s DreamForce to Microsoft’s Software Architects Forum. [34], In January 2015, Parsons launched Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG), a high-end golf club manufacturing company. We treat everyone with equal respect, whether they are our client, our team member or the person cleaning our office. He joined the Group in 1991 and was appointed Retail Sales Director in 1993. We look at those same results and figure out what’s next. [21], Parsons founded the Internet domain registrar and Web hosting company GoDaddy in 1997. Ideas should make a difference. W2O alum Bob Pearson launches agency network Called The Next Practice Group, the holding company is based on a shared-equity model. Founder, Digital transformer, analytics lover, integrated marcomms strategist. It has also donated at least $10 million to the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS, helping it open its new center. [3][4] In June 2014, Parsons stepped down from his position as Executive Chairman. His story is in the Big Book as "AA Taught Him to Handle Sobriety," 3rd edit. [30] They include: Parsons is also founder and CEO of Scottsdale-based Spooky Fast Customs, which creates customized motorcycle designs and fabrications. But how that effect would spread to the 9%—and from there to the 90% —the lurk-and-learn consumers —was always more of a mystery. What We Do. [35] Also in 2014, Parsons announced plans to build a new clubhouse, nine-hole practice facility, and second 18-hole golf course on the property. The Launch of The Next Practice—A Founder-Driven Collective of Firms, The Next Practices Group Expands Global Reach via Investment in FeQ. His team built and maintained 25 blogs, forums and wikis in 7 languages worldwide with 200 million page views of annual interaction and coordinated the company’s approach in Twitter, Facebook and other key sites. from 1985 until his retirement. "[74] He used his blog to draw attention to ads that were rejected from television as too racy. Before joining Dell, Bob worked for Novartis Pharmaceuticals as Head of Global Corporate Communications and as Head of Global Pharma Communications, where he served on the Pharma Executive Committee. In 1969, he served as a rifleman in the Delta Company of the 1st Battalion, 26th Marines, during a tour of duty in Vietnam, in the Quảng Nam Province.