George Grant is an experienced CEO and professional specializing in search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (PPC), and conversion testing solutions. He is the current CEO of ConnectedMarkets.com, a professional services company that focuses on internet marketing and e-commerce solutions. With a BS degree in economics and computer science from California State University, Northridge, Grant's career began as a managing director at Dow Jones Markets, Asia Pacific, where he specialized in online financial news, market data, and mission-critical trading systems.
After serving at Dow Jones, he founded ConnectedMedia Solutions, an internet professional services firm focused on enhancing e-commerce solutions and online marketing. Grant has planned and executed marketing campaigns for several major direct marketers, including Brooks Brothers, AT&T, Business Week, Standard, and Poor's, Talbots, and Patogonia. George Grant also served as the Senior VP of Marketing for ClickAction, now part of infoUSA, where he gained in-depth experience in email marketing, PPC campaigns, content management systems, and online advertising.
Grant is a member of the DMA, a past executive member of the Information Industry Association, and has served as a member of the Data Security Committee of the American National Standards Institute. He has also honed his skills in hospitality, online publishing, health, entertainment, financial services, retail, compliance and security, and B2B marketing.