Nate Alder has established a reputation as a forward thinker, innovating new technologies, products, and taking ideas and making them a reality. With a passion for building businesses, markets, and taking on any challenge, where others find impossibilities, Nate is able to find solutions.
Recognized for his highly developed intuition and acquired insight, Nate is an inspirational leader who promotes a culture of innovation, passion, and integrity among associates and clients. He has extensive experience in developing and commercializing new innovations.
Nate focuses primarily on revolutionary innovation at the convergence of major intellectual highways answering to the pain/need of current products/markets, as well as creating entirely new product categories, establishing new blue ocean markets and becoming the market dominator. He specializes in not just working with and leading a team in contributing to the innovation process with techniques to stimulate creative thought and knowledge brokering, but also managing innovation by prioritizing projects based on budget, viability, market opportunity, creating barriers to entry for competitors, uniqueness etc.
The Sporting Goods Business 40 Under 40 Award summed Nate up in one word: Tenacious. Although that being one of his major strengths, he is also assertive self-starter / problem solver, strong attention to details, enthusiastic with a youthful mindset, able to work /communicate in a culturally diverse environment, ability to adhere to deadlines, and a great team player.
Nate is an enthusiastic outdoorsman, who also loves sports, travel, sailing, scuba diving, snow and water sports, service, etc.
Nate has conducted business in the following countries:
- USA (citizen)
- Australia (citizen)
- Dominican Republic
Specialties: 8+ yrs experience successfully developing and executing marketing strategies in early stage companies operating in the disruptive technology and apparel industries
Developed sales channels for new companies from zero to more than 40 countries within 1 year of product launch
Keen sense for business strategy, innovation, product development, branding, marketing, PR, sales
Invented and patented multiple innovations in consumer hard goods, software etc
Multiple registered trademarks