|University of Oregon, Bachelors||1993|
Andy Ball is the CEO of Silverback Marketing, which he founded in 2007. Having first ventured into the online marketing arena in 1998, Andy has worked with some of the Internetâ€™s most recognizable brands including CNET Networks, FOX, Forbes, Sony, Gannett, CBS, Expedia, Time, Wall Street Journal, Nielsen, Hotels.comâ€¦ and the list goes on.
Prior to founding Silverback Marketing, Andy spent 7 years as the President of USWeb, a reincarnation of the USWeb from the original dot com era. An entrepreneur at heart, Andy was one of the founding members of LikeMe.Net, a personalized recommendation search engine that enables users to match their preferences to people with similar interests. Andy is also the Founder and Chairman of Drewtec Enterprises, a holding company with various interests in multiple online verticals. In 2010, Andy co-founded OnLocal.com, a company that provides local online marketing services to SMBâ€™s.
Andy was born and raised in the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania area and is a devoted family man with a beautiful wife and two young sons that he lives to die for. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor’s degree in Economics in 1993.