Founder and President
Bruce Clay Inc
Bruce Clay is founder and president of Bruce Clay, Inc., a global Internet marketing optimization firm providing search engine optimization, pay per click, social media marketing, conversion rate optimization, SEO-friendly Web design and architecture, and SEO tools and education. Prior to launching Bruce Clay, Inc. in 1996, Clay operated as an executive with several high-tech businesses, with a far-reaching professional background in leading Silicon Valley firms.
Clay holds an MBA from Pepperdine University, and a bachelor’s in math and computer science from Western Illinois University. As an industry thought leader, Clay is an accomplished speaker, author and educator. Each year, Clay speaks at leading industry conferences and conducts training courses for students worldwide on concepts and methodologies related to Internet marketing. His insights have been featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, PC Week, Wired Magazine, Smart Money and many more. Bruce Clay is on the board of directors of the Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization (SEMPO). He is also selected as the search engine optimization expert by NHK-TV in their one-hour award-winning special “Google’s Deep Impact”. Look for Bruce’s book (co-authored), “Search Engine Optimization All-in-One for Dummies,” with more than 700 pages of SEO and Web marketing methodologies and tactics published in April 2009 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., – second edition launched in 2012.
Bruce Clay Keynoted the 2011 Search and Social Hawaii conference and is slated to keynote again at the 2013 Search and Social Hawaii event.