Author of "Search and Social"

Rob Garner

Rob Garner is a speaker, educator, strategist, and renowned expert on the topic of online marketing, search, social, and content. In addition to client work and strategic development as former VP of Strategy at iCrossing, a Hearst Company, he speaks regularly at many industry events, including SXSW, ad:tech, Search Marketing Expo, SES, WebmasterWorld/Pubcon, and OMMA, among many others, and has also guest lectured at NYU on graduate studies topics in marketing.

Rob was featured on the cover of the Spring 2012 issue of Search Marketing Standard , and has been interviewed and quoted by many top business and news publications. Some of these include The the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Reuters, Mashable, MediaPost, Adweek, Ad Age, Direct Marketing News, Mobile Marketer, Smart Business Magazine, Search Engine Watch, Clickz, CNNMoney, and The Dallas Morning News.

Additionally, he has written for MediaPost Publications’ Search Insider and Social Insider since 2006, providing insight into search and social management and best practices. Rob is a co-founder of the Dallas / Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association, served as its president from 2006-August to 2008, and also serves on the SEMPO board of directors as vice president. He also served on the DFW Interactive Marketing Association board of directors in 2006.