- Conductor, IncDirector of Customer Search Strategies, 2010 - present
- Red VenturesSr. SEO Manager, 2007 - 2010
Brian McDowell focuses on product development and customer success for Conductor, and his passion for corporate success through evangelizing internet marketing has helped the company lead the marketplace for enterprise level products and services. Since building his first website for Electronic Management Systems in 1997, McDowell has focused on the technology and strategy behind building a brand online. He has designed and built multiple in-house proprietary technologies for natural search and built large in house teams consisting of developers and junior level SEO practitioners for companies such as LendingTree, RealEstate.com, Market America and Red Ventures. McDowell has combined the technology behind optimizing on-page ranking factors with extensive research and development on independent linking strategies (both aggressive and non-aggressive) for more the 50 sites to build profitable business strategies. These strategies have resulted in multimillion-dollar SEO campaigns for multiple companies.
McDowell frequently speaks at industry events as a seasoned practitioner with a focus on data driven decisions. McDowell often speaks to large enterprise level decision makers as well as advertising agencies about how to build, recruit and sustain a natural search focus within their organizations.
McDowell holds a BS in Computer Science from UNC Charlotte. He resides in Charlotte N.C. with his wife and two children.
- UNC CharlotteB.S. Computer Science, 2002
- Erie Community CollegeA.A.S. Computer Information Systems, 1997
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