Ross R. Mason
Ross R. Mason is founder & CEO of Motion Media Solutions, a business video production company headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Ross R. Mason's Bio:
Ross R. Mason is accelerating the use of online video by mainstream business professionals using unique talents developed while serving in executive positions in sales and marketing, technology and digital media.
He has spent more than 12,000 hours coaching & directing business professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, nonprofit directors, business owners, agents, lawyers, sales and marketing professionals, technology providers and more to most effectively present yourself using online video.
Ross R. Mason's Experience:
Executive Producer - Web Video Social Strategy at Gameday Rivals2008 - 2009 | Dallas, Texas
Provided new media augmentation to traditional broadcast TV show - fan-based Gameday Rivals on Fox SW has conducted a search throughout the Fall Big 12 football season for Bud Light's "The Ultimate Tailgater". Ross defined the new media strategy, launching a website with social video and voting, as well as micro-sites on YouTube, MySpace and Facebook. This long-tail extension of nearly 50 show segments, as well as encouragement of viewers & contestants voting for favorite tailgaters, yielded over 3 million hits, plus over 50,000 video views and votes during the Fall football season.
Senior Vice President and CIO at Safeguard Business SystemsJanuary 1997 - July 2003 | Dallas, TX
Reporting to the CEO, Mr. Mason's significant achievements for Safeguard included: Transitioned all legacy systems, 130+ employees and more than 650 distributors to AS400 platform. Defined and executed a strategic sales, marketing & support automation initiative across Marketing, Technology and Call Center functions. Defined company Internet strategy after building distributor network consensus and support. Identified and executed strategic savings totaling $2.25M through enhanced automation initiatives. Managed IT staff and cross-functional expectations through monthly IT Projects Steering Committee, establishing greater accountability for IT deliverables and senior management consensus for which company projects deserved IT allocation of resources.
Vice President of Marketing at Safeguard Business SystemsAugust 1995 - January 1997 | Dallas, Texas
As VP Marketing, Ross directed 33 staff positions, outside agencies and strategic alliances responsible for pricing, product marketing, referral programs, marketing communications, market research and new product development generating nearly $150M in annual sales. He co-authored and directed Safeguard's long-term strategic plan, transitioning from manufacturing to a market-driven company.
Founder & CEO at Motion Media SolutionsAugust 2003 - Present | Dallas, Texas
Motion Media Solutions is a business video production company in North Texas producing online video. Foreseeing the use of video by business, professionals and organizations, Ross founded Motion Media Solutions to provide online video production and distribution services. Selling across many industries including oil & gas, real estate, construction, legal, technology, training and education, Ross has earned the respect and appreciation from hundreds of well-known and successful international firms. Ross designed and trademarked Video proFile, its fast and easy video production service for producing smart business video to present yourself.
Ross R. Mason's Education:
SMU Cox School of Business2002 – 2004Executive MBA
Vanderbilt University1981 – 1985Bachelors of ScienceConcentration: History, Psychology, BusinessActivities: SAE, Promotional Chair of Speakers Committee, Concerts Committee, Rugby
St. Mark's School of Texas1974 – 1981High SchoolConcentration: thinking differentActivities: band
Ross R. Mason's Interests & Activities:
business video, online video, simplicity, productivity, design, history, business professionals, real estate agents, attorneys, online education, video production companies, producers, directors, drums, video profiles, online video platforms, mobile video, motion media solutions, video profile page, school and university online video pages, faith-based organizations, video promoting software companies, real estate agent videos, insurance agent videos, motion graphics video animation, online video distribution methodology, video production crews, video production equipment, online video music composition, online video editors, video editing, and more...