We grow companies with modular solutions
How we're different
Marketing teams are often under-resourced yet tasked with the hard work of telling a story that brings profitability. Many high-growth companies don’t require a large full-time in-house marketing team, but the agency model doesn’t fit for them, and expert freelancers are not easy to find or manage.
Who we are
We’re a team without borders, operating and serving clients globally.
Founder & Managing Partner
Megan Groves is a founder, advisor and investor focusing on emerging tech companies with a global mindset and solutions for a better tomorrow.
As founder of Modular Marketing, an acceleration team and growth advisory, she has served as interim CMO for over 20 high-growth tech companies and helped 7 others fundraise or exit. Her team has augmented dozens of seed stage to Series C startups around the world to build and scale core marketing functions.
Megan started mentoring startups at Highway1 and now is an active mentor for Plug & Play Tech Center (New Materials & Retail) and Techstars (Hardware/IoT, FinTech).
She is currently developing the programming and partnerships for the Accelerator focused on brand for technical founders, and as an investor brings a deep understanding in early positioning, customer acquisition, and scaling.
Megan splits her time between San Francisco and New York, speaks 5 languages, and earned her MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Kolby Yarnell has over a decade of experience successfully growing tech, media, and consumer brands.
As the founder of Adweek’s in-house agency, Kolby has deep experience building and executing conversion-based content products and strategies for leading brands. These include Adobe, Accenture Interactive, IBM, NFL, and The Trade Desk, among many others.
Most recently, as the first General Manager of a highly premium ad marketplace created jointly by NBCU and Vox Media, he oversaw sales, operations, product, and marketing to deliver significant year-over-year growth.
Kolby began his career as a journalist in NYC. He currently lives in Austin with his wife and children.
We work with nerds, hustlers, and disruptors
We work with clients for as little or long as they need to build out or permanently manage important marketing functions within their company and create lasting growth.
We see a direct line between what we care about and the results we drive for our partners. Values and organizational design create culture. Culture develops mindset and influences output.
We reframe tough problems and situations to create new solutions and growth opportunities, and we do it with urgency.
We are creating the future of marketing and work. Thus, we create radical, rapid, and positive change for our clients and partners.
We cultivate a high degree of accountability and do not try to be something we’re not. We own our strengths and are honest and transparent.
High standards are a way of life––we pursue excellence in everything that we do and believe that details separate the good from the best. Also, execution matters!
We bring passion and curiosity to our problem-solving and inspire and energize each other in pursuit of individual and team success.