Chief Operating Officer
Brian Kaminski is Chief Operating Officer at iProspect. He is responsible for overseeing the ongoing development of iProspect’s client service and campaign management process, as well as all the proprietary technologies used to support those efforts. iProspect’s client-facing, algorithmic search, paid search and technology teams all report to Brian.
Since joining iProspect in 2000, Kaminski has contributed significantly to the firm’s growth, first in his role as Campaign Analyst, then in his role as Client Services Manager, subsequently in his role as Client Services Director, and most recently in his role as Executive Vice President, Managing Director for iProspect’s San Francisco office where he founded and led iProspect’s expansion to the west coast office and was responsible for overseeing all activities for west coast clients.
Brian Kaminski has led the activities of client-facing search teams as well as the strategic direction of each campaign, working with clients such as Allegis Group, Archstone Smith, FileMaker, Sundance Catalog, Vegas.com and Xerox. He also works to recruit and train employees and contributes significantly to the firm’s continued innovation and product development. Kaminski also participates on the firm’s executive committee, which drives overall strategy and growth, and is responsible for integration with the other Aegis companies in San Francisco including: Carat, Isobar and Ammo.
Kaminski has authored articles for numerous industry publications including BtoB Magazine, DM News, iMedia Connection, and MediaPost, and is a regular columnist for Search Engine Land. He also contributes to iProspect's monthly newsletter, the Search Marketing Advisor™. An experienced and polished speaker, Kaminski has presented at both client conferences and industry events around the country, including ad:tech, Online Market World, Search Engine Strategies and Search Marketing Expo Advanced.
Kaminski is Google AdWords certified, having successfully completed Google’s advertising professionals program, and a Yahoo! Ambassador, having received sponsored search training and professional recognition from Yahoo! Search Marketing. He is also accredited as an official Microsoft adExcellence Member. A Microsoft adExcellence Member has completed comprehensive online training on managing Microsoft AdCenter search engine marketing campaigns and has demonstrated expert knowledge by passing the Microsoft adExcellence accreditation exam.
Kaminski earned his Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Colgate University.