Rob Garner is the Chief Strategy Officer of the Advice Interactive Group, and is a widely respected authority on search engine marketing, social media, and content marketing. He is also the author of "Search and Social: The Definitive Guide to Real-Time Content Marketing," Wiley/Sybex 2012, which has been translated to Mandarin, and released throughout China in May 2014.
Rob has been a speaker at a number of industry conferences in North America, South America, and Europe since 2004, including ad:tech Chicago and NYC; SXSW, SES in San Jose, NYC, and Chicago; Reykjavik Iceland Interactive Marketing Conference; Pubcon in Las Vegas; The Interactive Advertising Bureau of Peru; and Content Marketing World 2012 Columbus. Additionally, he writes a regular column for MediaPost Publications Search Insider that provides insight into search campaign management experience and best practices. Rob is the Vice President of the international search marketing industry group, Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO), which also has a chapter in China.
He has been quoted and featured in the following publications: Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, Reuters, Mashable, MediaPost, Adweek, Ad Age, Direct Marketing News, Mobile Marketer, Smart Business Magazine, Search Marketing Standard, Search Engine Watch, and ClickZ.