|Colby College, BA||1996|
|University of Michigan Business School, MBA||2000|
Conrad Saam, speaking at the SMX Conference
Conrad is the Director of Marketing for Urbanspoon, the popular restaurant review and reservation site and top 25 downloaded iPhone application. In this role, Conrad oversees the firmâ€™s paid and unpaid marketing initiatives, PR and social media strategies. Conrad is the SEO columnist for Search Engine Land and an ardent proponent of in-sourcing technical marketing.
Prior to Urbanspoon, Conrad was the Marketing Director at Avvo, a legal directory that grew from concept to market leader in three years without spending a dollar on advertising. His experience includes numerous awarding-winning interactive projects for clients including Disney, Nickelodeon, Lego, MTV, Ford, Macromedia, the United Nations, Microsoft, AOL, McDonalds, Mattel and Napster. Conradâ€™s columns have appeared in Search Engine Land, Law.com, Business Insider, ClickZ, Technorati, and Search Engine Strategies Magazine. He is a regular guest lecturer at the University of Washington Technology MBA Program and has spoken at numerous SMX events, SEOmoz Pro Training and SearchFest conferences.