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Ian Lurie is founder and CEO of Portent, a digital marketing agency he started 1995. Portent practices search, social media, content, and analytics for clients like Les Schwab Tire Centers, Fox Television, Fender Guitars, and Nintex.
Ian trains and leads the Portent team, and contributes to an industry that's his passion. He's spoken around the world at venues including MozCon, ad:tech, eMetrics Summit, Search Engine Strategies, SMX, Pubcon, and the Seattle Interactive Conference (SIC).
Ian's random educational background includes a degree in history from UCSD, a JD from UCLA School of Law, and a meandering career path that includes marketing copywriting, technical writing, roof consulting, bike messenger-ing, and office temp worker.
You can read some of Ian's recent work at www.portent.com/data/content-inventory and www.portent.com/blog/content-strategy/lean-really-means.htm.
You can find Ian on Twitter at @portentint.