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Ford Blakely

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Ford Blakely

CEO at Zingle, a Medallia Company

BIO

Ford Blakely has spent over 20 years involved in startups, finance and various entrepreneurial projects. Ford is a Certified Public Accounting who earned his BA from Furman University in 1997, before attending University of Tennessee to earn a Masters in Accountancy. Ford started his financial career at Arthur Andersen and later moved on toinvestment banking at RBC Capital Market specializing in telecommunication start-ups and video technology companies at all stages. Ford left the RBC Capital Markets to join LECG, a San Diego based financial consulting firm. Ford is now the founder and CEO of Zingle Inc., an enterprise text & messaging platform for customers to communicate with businesses for real-time customer service.