Growth is a cross-functional effort that involves Marketing, Product, Engineering, Sales, Customer Success, Finance, and many other functions.

Our team is your advisor, coach, executive, manager, and execution arm to help you achieve hypergrowth.

Growth Advisor, CMO

Holly Chen is an award-winning Growth and Marketing advisor, angel investor, and Co-Active Coach for hyper-growth technology products.

Prior to founding ExponentialX, she was the Global Head of Digital Marketing at Slack, helping it grow from 3M to 12M Daily Active Users, $100M to $700M ARR and going public.

Prior to joining Slack in 2016, Holly was the Head of Growth at Google Retail, taking Google’s eCommerce flagship Google Store from ideation to launch in 24 countries and driving $x00M revenue, and launched Pixel, Google Home, and Android Wear. Holly also led Google B2B Website Strategies globally for Google’s marquee products such as Google Ads and Google Analytics.

Prior to Google, she worked on Worldwide Product Management at, was the Head of Product and Marketing at social commerce startup, and advised on innovation strategies at Deloitte Consulting and Kearny for clients such as Mastercard, AT&T, UBS.

Holly is an advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, and founded Ceiling Breakers, a  leadership fellowship and community for people of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented leaders.

Holly has a Master’s in European and Eurasian Studies from the George Washington University and speaks Italian and Chinese fluently.

Join our Growth Collective

Sometimes Holly engages with companies as a solo advisor or executive. Other times, she taps her extensive network to find the best talent for the job.

Members of the ExponentialX Growth Collective are executives and operators who’ve grown successful startups and public companies.

You’re not employees, but free agents, who work with us on specific engagements that fit your interest and expertise. We refer projects to each other, and serve as sounding board and expert network to each other.
You decide on your own hours, ranging from a few hours a month to a few days a week, and how you’d like to engage, from advising to execution.

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We're looking for experts in:

Google Search Ads
Content Marketing / Copywriting
Programmatic Display
Facebook Ads
Account Based Marketing
LinkedIn Ads
Email Marketing
Social Media Management
Marketing Automation / Marketing Operations
Growth Product Management
Marketing Analytics

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