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Kevin Ryan

CEO and Founder, Motivity Marketing, Inc.
(Editorial Board)

Kevin Ryan believes in sound guidance, creative thought, accountable actions and collaborative execution as applied to any form of marketing. His principled approach and staunch commitment to the industry have made him one of the most sought-after experts in online marketing.

Nowadays, Kevin’s time is spent as the driving force behind the successful digital advertising firm Motivity Marketing, Inc., and his current and former client book reads like a "who's who" in big brands: Rolex Watch, State Farm Insurance, Farmers Insurance, Sony, Samsung, Toyota, Panasonic, Aramark and the Hilton Hotels brands, to name a few.

His thought leadership, strategic plan development and practical program execution have earned him a peerless reputation and the respect of marketing leaders who return to him year after year for support and collaboration.

Kevin is widely known as an interactive marketing thought leader and is a popular speaker at interactive marketing events around the globe. He has also appeared on CNN, been featured in The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, ABC News, The New York Times, Forbes, Advertising Age, and has published hundreds of articles on search and interactive marketing in MediaPost, ClickZ, iMedia Connection and other industry publications. Kevin is currently a regular contributor for Advertising Age, Marketing Land and iMedia.

Kevin always has been dedicated to the expansion of online marketing. He has guest lectured at Columbia University and USC Annenberg and is a member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), Microsoft Search Advisory Council, Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO), 212 Interactive Club and Direct Marketers Association (DMA).

Prior to launching Motivity, Ryan founded Kinetic Results, an Advertising Age Top 20 performance and search marketing firm, served as VP/ Global Content Director for Search Engine Watch and Search Engine Strategies and VP of Interactive Media for the for the first search engine marketing Interpublic Group agency, Wahlstrom Interactive.

He currently serves on the Board of Governors for Ad:Tech, advisor to iMedia
Communications and Media Post’s Search Insider Summit.

Kevin Ryan
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