Brad has spent more than twelve years working at the crossroads of business development, marketing, and social media. He was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine as a young entrepreneur, launching his first successful business at the age of 15. Up until joining lynda.com as an online marketing manager in 2012, he honed his skills working as a consultant alongside brands large and small, including LegalZoom, Clear Channel, eSolar, Dickies, and Urban Outfitters. He has also served as an advisor to multiple startups, providing marketing direction and strategic advice.
In addition to speaking at conferences nationwide, including CES, Brad is constantly learning the latest marketing tools and technologies. His passion for marketing is rivaled only by his passion for flying; as a private pilot, Brad volunteers with local charities to provide transportation to those in need.
Brad is a certified Google Partner and holds a BA in marketing from Azusa Pacific University. Brad can be found on Twitter @bradbatesole.