Chief Technology Officer
Dennis Yu is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at BlitzMetrics, a software company that builds social media dashboards for major brands, media, and retail companies, specializing in the intersection of local and Facebook advertising. Yu is an entrepreneur and internationally recognized speaker in Search Engine Marketing and all things Facebook. His areas of expertise include social media advertising and marketing, search marketing technical analysis, and pay-per-click (PPC) ad campaign development and optimization. Yu has implemented his expertise writing for publications like TechCrunch, the Webtrends blog, Entrepreneur magazine, and The Niche Report. Yu has been interviewed by National Public Radio, KTLA-TV and other media outlets, as well as counseled the Federal Trade Commission on privacy issues for social networks. He has spoken at the Search Marketing Expo, HostingCon, Search Engine Strategies, Web 2.0, The American Marketing Association, Conversational Commerce Conference, UltraLight Startups, MIVA Merchant PPC Summit, PubCon, Online Marketing Conference, and other national and international conferences. Dennis has held leadership positions at Yahoo! and American Airlines, and his educational background is Finance and Economics from Southern Methodist University and London School of Economics. You can reach Dennis on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, his blog, or good old-fashioned email at firstname.lastname@example.org.