Ross W. Howe is founding member of mophie inc (www.mophie.com) and currently serves as Vice President of Marketing for the tech accessory leader, specializing in mobile power for smartphones and other mobile devices. Ross is a global authority on mobile accessory based technology.
Ross helped start mophie in 2006, his efforts—ranging from key retail account acquisition (Apple, At&T, Verizon, TMobile and others) to leading the design direction for products, packaging and point of sale—helped propel the company toward rapid annual growth. Under Ross’ leadership and management, the company flourished beyond its humble beginnings in a Michigan barn to nearly 300 employees globally and revenues in excess of $200,000,000 annually. Ross helped develop the eventual sale of the company in early 2016 to ZAGG Inc for north of $100,000,000. Today mophie is household name amongst empowered millennials.
A native of San Diego, Ross has extensive marketing and brand building experience helping companies develop strategies to incite organic enthusiasm and loyalty among consumers. He achieved success in launching new categories at retail, and establishing industry leading brands through renowned digital, experiential and social media initiatives.
Prior to a decade long career at mophie, Ross led marketing, sales and business development activity for design-based companies such as GRID Partners, Diesel and Razorfish.
Ross earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Design Management from Parsons School of Design in New York.
Ross Howe is distinguished member of the Cambridge SPG advisory board. As a subject matter expert Ross is able to assist the Cambridge SPG management team during the due diligence and underwriting process of technology, hardware, software applications, energy and device based companies and markets.