Hawke Ventures Team
Erik Huberman is the founder and CEO of Hawke Media, the fastest growing marketing consultancy in the United States. Launched in 2014, Hawke Media has been valued at $75 million and has grown from seven to over 150 employees. The company has serviced over 1,500 brands of all sizes, ranging from startups like Tamara Mellon and Bottlekeeper to household names like Red Bull and Verizon Wireless, and continually takes home the industry’s most prestigious awards.
Huberman is also the recipient of numerous honors and awards including Forbes “30Under30,” CSQ ``40Under40`` and Best in Biz North America’s “Marketing Executive of the Year.”
Tony Delmercado’s dedication, passion, and leadership have helped propel the growth and success of Hawke. An insatiably curious entrepreneur, Delmercado is an accomplished communicator with a passion for starting (and helping others start) new companies that solve real problems.
Prior to Hawke, he helped generate hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for multiple companies, including Fame Wizard, Inc., World Business Academy, and Vector Marketing, through his leadership roles in business development, marketing, and operations.
Drew Leahy is Managing Partner and co-founder of Hawke Ventures, an early stage consumer and B2B marketing technology fund. He is also the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Hawke Media. Prior to Hawke, Leahy was Chief Marketing Officer and co-founder of SnapSuits.com, a tech-forward men’s fashion e-retailer with over $2M+ in revenue. He leveraged his seasoned product team, based in Colombia, South America, achieving an 8x ROI with technology-enabled marketing strategies.
Drew was also Entrepreneur-in-Residence at memBrain in Los Angeles, making investments with tech and entertainment angel investors Ken Hertz and Liz Heller.
Paige Craig is a Founder and General Partner of Arena Ventures. He is an experienced angel investor who has invested in over 110 startups in the last seven years, including companies like Lyft, AngelList, Wish, Postmates, Twitter, Styleseat, Zenpayroll, Quizup and more.
Paige spent the first half of his career in the Marine Corps and US Intelligence Community and later launched a defense contractor, driving alone into Iraq in 2003 with just $10,000 and expanding operations across the Middle East, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Africa, and Southeast Asia.