Vice President of Marketing
Tad has more than 25 years of marketing, demand generation, communications, and investor relations experience working with companies ranging from startups to global Fortune 500 companies. He has led communications through two initial public offerings and managed the marketing/communications functions through multiple mergers and acquisitions. In his role at ESO, he leads the branding, demand generation, product marketing, and corporate communications functions to support ESO’s continued growth. In his most recent role as vice president of marketing at Abila, he led the branding, demand generation, and corporate communication function, elevating the company to the top position in brand awareness in its primary market and contributing strong lead growth to support sales success. Tad has served in various marketing and communications roles at National Instruments, Dell, and Convio, as well as having led strategic communications for a quasi-governmental organization that provided electricity, water, public recreation and public safety services to more than 7 million Texans. Druart is a graduate of Newman University in Wichita, Kansas, where he earned a BA in Communications, Speech and English, and was twice named an Academic All-American for the Jets baseball team.