Seattle Search Network Advisory Board

Some of Seattle’s best and brightest digital marketers.

Shawn Adams

Shawn Adams

Director of Programming

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Shawn Adams helps organizations deliver value by using agile methodologies to build customer-focused assets that are informed by SEO, social and other technologies.

After living in Chicago and Santa Monica, Shawn returned to Seattle to take advantage of the Cascades and Lake Washington for triathlon training. His professional certifications include Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Product Owner (CPO) and Scrum Master (CSM) and Agile Coach (ICP-ACC).
Colton Townsend

Colton Townsend

Secretary

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Colton is currently serving as Secretary for the Seattle Search Network. He’s been attending our public and private events since May of 2016. Together with current SSN president, Connor Talbott, Colton formed his first digital agency in 2015 and called it Tall Town. His lifelong passions are writing and meticulously organizing information for later reference. As it turns out, this obsessive data compilation comes in handy for his website design and SEO projects. Colton most desires to serve small and mid-sized businesses who are eager to pursue the digital marketing opportunities available to them. Above all, Colton loves being a member of the Seattle Search Network for the wealth of knowledge presented and the camaraderie amongst members during events!

Robbin Block

Robbin Block

Director of Marketing

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A magician with small budgets, Robbin’s creative, yet practical advice helps clients take the pain out of marketing decisions while increasing top line revenue.

Robbin Block is a Creative Marketing Strategist at Blockbeta Marketing where she solves her clients’ stickiest marketing problems. She is the author of the Homepage Homeruns Workbook and Social Persuasion: Making Sense of Social Media for Small Business. Her popular presentations on SEO, ecommerce, website and digital marketing are famous for never putting her audience to sleep. She’s also been a SCORE instructor and mentor since 2003.

Connor Talbott

Connor Talbott

President

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From Farm Boy to Astrophysicist to Digital Marketer -the latter is where Connor found his passion. Connor is the President for the Seattle Search Network. His career in digital marketing rapidly started to take off after he cofounded Tall Town Design, a web development agency that has a strong emphasis on SEO and Shopify. One reason for his quick growth in the field, is that he quickly learned how important it was to build strong relationships within the digital marketing community. Not only that, but within his own community, as Connor is the PR Chair for his local Rotary Club.

John Schuster

John Schuster

Vice President

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John Schuster has helped local and national brands to get leads and drive sales utilizing SEO, Adwords, Facebook advertising, email marketing, web development and more.

Loving husband and father of 3 children, John is passionate about his work. Certified in Google Analytics , Adwords, SEO, and content marketing he knows how to bring real results to his clients.

Connect with him on Linkedin. Phone: (206) 235-4131

Michael Parker

Michael Parker

Treasurer

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Mike has over 20 years of marketing analytics, technology marketing, product marketing, product management and sales management experience.  His focus is consider purchase products with a great amount of experience in is enterprise and large scale applications and computing environments.  His customers include the Global 100.  He has delivered products for high performance transaction processing systems to the NASDAQ, Chevron, BNSF, Ford, and others.  Mike has provided analytical and logistical systems to Dell, IBM, ABB, NetApp, and others.  The enterprise technologies delivered are transactional application development tools, messaging software, web services, analytics, server operating systems and utilities, wide area networking, distributed databases, and enterprise security. Mike founded a technology marketing consultancy working with clients such as Cisco, Hewlett Packard, Texas Instruments, and Oracle.  He delivered clients’ new products to market and enhanced existing products’ market position and operationalized closed-loop marketing to sales processes. Mike graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in business to business marketing and concentrated studies in computer science.  He has received certifications from the University of Washington in Digital Marketing Analytics, Google Analytics, AIPMM agile certified product manager, and LEAPS Email Marketing.  Mike has presented Re-engineering Application Development, Open Systems Transaction Processing, Open Systems Management, and Customer Centered Marketing and Selling at a variety of conferences.http://www.marketingeek.com

Carl Larson

Carl Larson

Speaker Coordinator & Co-Founder

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Carl Larson is an ASO (App Store Optimization) & SEO Analyst for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, and is one of the founders of the Seattle Search Network.  Carl has deep technical knowledge of SEO, SEM and analytics, loves generating quantifiable results, and has sat on both sides of the agency/in-house conference room table.  When not tilting at pivot-table windmills, he likes good beer and bad jokes.  http://www.searchengineoptimist.com/

Shane Griffiths

Shane Griffiths

Director of Website

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Shane Griffiths is a self-taught Marketing Consultant. He started his first consulting business 7 years ago to help small businesses get found online. He then lead a small advertising agency in the transition from traditional to digital services, doubling their clients in 9 months. After moving to Seattle, he took up a role in automotive SEO working with car dealerships all over the country. His latest venture, Clarity Online, uses SEO and WordPress to help struggling businesses rise to the top.

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