April Beasley is the Principal and Chief Marketing Strategist at RCKT.RCKT was started in 2009 as a boutique marketing firm with the sole purpose of helping startups launch their brands intelligently and market their products successfully. More than a decade later and with a proven track record, we’re still excited to be in the business of helping entrepreneurs with great ideas enter the marketplace in the smartest, most effective ways possible.
RCKT Founder, April Beasley has over 20 years of experience in the marketing and advertising industry working on major brands such as Verizon, Texas Instruments, NXP Semiconductors, Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, TGIFridays, Dell and at global ad agencies such as McCann Erickson, The Richards Group, TM and Publicis Worldwide. After working on her first startup account in 2002, she saw her passion is helping entrepreneurs realize their products’ potential.
April has worked with over 100 startups in various capacities. She’s worked with 2 startups with successful exits to Cisco and Sun Technologies. She’s co-founded a SAAS startup where she was a 2018 MassChallenge Accelerator Cohort. April’s a Marketing Mentor with Capital Factory and a Certified Mentor and Pitch Coach with SXSW Pitch Accelerator.
April holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Southern Methodist University.