Nicholas Benedict is founder and current leader of the C Circle, an invitation-only group within Wharton So Cal for CEOs, direct reports, and their equivalents who have P&L responsibility over at least $2M in revenue. Its focus is on peer advising and problem-solving as opposed to business development or supporting executives in transition. Nick is an experienced C-level executive with deep expertise in marketing, strategy, and managing disruption across industries. He is passionate about the impact of digital technology and about systems to manage and hold digital marketers accountable. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Heaven Tea Co., and a current Advisory Board Member of several companies including The Classic T-Shirt Co., awarenow, and BRP Pharmaceuticals.
Nick is Managing Director at King, Edward, First, a Board and C-Level advisory firm focused primarily on marketing and strategy. He has led a strategy offsite and catalyzed a consumer products company’s successful US market entry, redesigned a digital products company’s pricing and product strategy, leading to a 31% revenue increase. He has also served as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a consumer products client and interim Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for a pharmaceuticals client. He also has additional expertise in finance and operations.