Blake is an executive with a track record of successfully building and scaling SaaS businesses. Prior to Aura, Blake was EVP of corporate development at Endurance International. In his nearly 10 years at Endurance, his experience included IP-based deals and the acquisition of Constant Contact, a publicly traded email marketing company purchased for $1.1 billion. Blake also worked in both commercial and investment banking, most recently at Piper Jaffray. He holds a BS in finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
At Aura, Blake oversees the company's growth strategy, including acquisitions, partnerships, and M&A transactions and activities.