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Aaron Kahlow
CEO
Online Marketing Summit
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Online Marketing Summit

Aaron Kahlow currently is the CEO of Online Marketing Connect and serves Chairman & Founder of the Online Marketing Summit and its related educational arm, the Online Marketing Institute. Having delivered hundreds of keynote speeches and seminars nationwide, Aaron is one of the more well known faces in the Online Marketing and Advertising space. In addition to his passion for speaking, Aaron’s best practice ideas are frequently seen in his columns for ClickZ, MarketingProfs, Online Strategies Magazine, Electronic Retailer, iMediaConneciton, BtoBOnline, MarketingSherpa, SearchEngineWatch, American Business Media and his personal favorite Online Marketing Connect, the largest repository for quality blogs and articles about all domains of Online Marketing.

Aaron Kahlow is considered one of the leading Online Marketing educators in his unique ability to translate the Online Marketing technology jargon into simple and easy to understand marketing and business terms. Aaron is a recognized authority on the subjects of Social Media, Email Marketing, Web Site Usability, Search Engine Optimization, Web Analytics and overall Web Strategy. Most recently, Kahlow was named as one of the “Top 40 entrepreneurs under the age of 40” by Metropolitan Magazine and served on the International Board of Directors for the Business Marketers Association (BMA) as well as advisory capacity for the Direct Marketing Association, High Tech Marketing Association and Interactive Marketing Association.

Prior to OMC, Aaron was Managing Partner of an Interactive agency, BusinssOnline, along-side his brother Thad, where they boot strapped a 4 man start up into a 50+ employee house-hold name among independent interactive agencies. Kahlow resides in San Francisco, CA where he enjoys the view of the bay, scuba diving and his daily run through Presido. Beyond the personal norms, Aaron’s passion is people. Connecting with them, understanding them and helping them. He encourages such connections by finding him on LinkedIn or preferably Facebook.

Awards
“ Top 40 under 40 Entreprenuer of the Year” by Metropolitan Magazine
“Fast 100”for 25th fastest growing company
“Top Interactive and Search Agency” BtoB Magazine
“Fast 50” runner up by Deliotte and Touche for most successful business