Bill is considered the top thought leader on Global Search Engine Marketing and Social Media. He is an internationally recognized Search Marketing expert who has spoken at conferences in over 30 countries. Press, industry analysts and corporate leaders frequently seek Bill's advice to effectively leverage Enterprise and Global Search Marketing and Social Media strategy.
Bill has previously been the CEO of two of the largest Global Search Marketing firms, Global Strategies and Outrider both of which were acquired by WPP. As the CEO of these companies Bill grew them to be highly respected Market leaders and oversaw the global expansion providing strategic search marketing services for many Fortune 100 companies such as Adobe, Cisco, IBM, Intel, Nestle, P&G and Zurich Financial.
Bill is the co-author of the best selling book "Search Engine Marketing, Inc." Driving Traffic to Your Companies Web Site from IBM Press now in it's 2nd Edition. Bill also writes a popular blog on search and social media marketing at www.whunt.com.
Bill is currently on the Board of Directors of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization and is active in growing SEMPO's international base of members.
Bill earned a B.A. in Asian Studies/Japanese, from the University of Maryland, Tokyo Campus, and a B.S. in International Business, from California State University, Los Angeles and work towards an MBA. Bill is also a veteran of the Marine Corps.