Robert J. Murray is Chief Executive Officer of iProspect. He is responsible for formulating the firm's corporate strategy as well as managing the company's operations. Murray, who has more than 18 years of strategic consulting and financial analysis expertise, also is in charge of developing and negotiating strategic alliances, identifying acquisition opportunities, and evaluating the company's capital structure. An iProspect veteran of 11 years, Murray led the company through its acquisition by Aegis PLC, as well as its recent acquirement of Range Online Media in September 2008. Over the past two years, iProspect has opened offices in Chicago, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Finland, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Hungary, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia. Prior to joining iProspect, Murray was a marketing and manufacturing strategy consultant for Bain & Company, Inc. of Boston.
Murray earned a master's degree in business administration from Harvard University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the Carroll School of Management Honors Program at Boston College. He has written numerous articles for industry publications including DM News, iMedia Connection, MediaPost, Target Marketing Magazine, and Search Engine Land. Additionally, Murray has spoken at industry events around the country including ad:tech, OMMA, Search Engine Strategies, and Search Marketing Expo. He was named one of BtoB Magazine’s "Who’s Who in Search" for 2008 and 2009, and is a member of the board of directors of the New England Chapter of the American Association of Advertising Agencies.