Patrick Rafter is a communications evangelist with 25+ years experience in PR, AR, branding, marketing and business development, writing; especially promoting and extending the reach of technology and the Internet.
Present "at the creation" of many important innovations of the past two decades, Rafter helped to introduce Web-based Commerce/Communities/Events/Services, Peer Publishing and Licensing of User-Generated Content, Social Networks, Digital Media & Publishing, Information, Content and Knowledge Management, Inbound Marketing, E-Learning, Enterprise Software & Hardware, Green/Clean technology and services, Wireless Networks, Mobility and Broadband.
Patrick has delivered award-winning results, analysts' raves, extensive positive press coverage & enhanced brand presence for B2B/B2C startups, public companies, as well as healthcare, education, non-profit, & government institutions.
While Patrick experienced a few "dot-bombs"-- he has a been a key team member in growing companies-taking many of them to IPOs or M&A exits.
Rafter Communications -- DBA--Intrastand (R)
1999 - Present
2/2005 - 11/2005
5/2001 - 5/2004
8/2000 - 5/2001
Toysmart.com (Waltham, MA)
4/1999 - 6/2000
Schwartz Communications (Waltham, MA & San Francisco)
1997 - 1999
Media 100 (Marlboro, MA)
4/1993 - 4/1997
AMIX (American Information Exchange)
1991 - 1992
CD Technology (San Jose, CA)
1990 - 1991
Aldus Corporation (Boston, Seattle, Washington, DC)
1986 - 1989
1984 - 1986
Office of U.S. Senator Paul Tsongas (D-Mass)
1979 - 1979