David Meerman Scott is a marketing strategist, bestselling author of eight books including three international bestsellers, and a professional speaker on topics including marketing, leadership, and social media.
David serves as an advisor to emerging companies including HubSpot, Eloqua, VisibleGains, Speakerfile, GutCheck, and Newstex, as well as nonprofits including the Grateful Dead Archive at UC Santa Cruz, HeadCount, and Nashaquisset. Previously, he was on the board of directors of NewsWatch KK (sold to Yahoo Japan) and Kadient (merged with Sant).
He is a recovering marketing VP for two U.S. publicly traded technology companies and served as Asia marketing director for Knight-Ridder, at the time one of the world’s largest newspaper and electronic information companies. David has lived and worked in New York, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. He currently lives in the Boston area.
David is available for keynote presentations at corporate events and conferences around the world and also delivers full-day and half-day masterclasses. David has presented to groups in 33 countries on five continents.
David's book The New Rules of Marketing & PR opened people's eyes to the new realities of marketing and public relations on the Web. Six months on the BusinessWeek bestseller list and published in more than 25 languages from Bulgarian to Vietnamese, New Rules is now a modern business classic.
David's popular Web Ink Now blog and hundreds of speaking engagements around the world give him a singular perspective on how businesses are implementing new strategies to reach buyers.
His new book Real-Time Marketing & PR achieved #2 on the Wall Street Journal bestseller list upon release in November 2010 and his book Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead is getting buzz around the world.
He is a recovering VP of marketing for two publicly traded technology companies and was also Asia marketing director for Knight-Ridder, at the time one of the world’s largest newspaper and electronic information companies. Today, besides speaking and writing, he is an advisor to marketing technology companies and nonprofits.
David has lived and worked in New York, Tokyo, Boston, and Hong Kong and has presented at industry conferences and events in over twenty countries. Check out his Web Ink Now blog or download his free ebook ebook Real Time: How Marketing & PR at Speed Drives Measurable Success.