As President of Assured SEO®, Chris Patterson participates in planning, management, and strategy development for major accounts, and oversees the SEO, Social Media, and Paid Search Departments. His academic background is engineering with a degree from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide) including a graduate thesis on Euler-Bernoulli theory. He has been a moderator for several search related forums, and is widely published both online and in print. He has authored several popular SEO related tools and has a patents pending for a search related geolocation technology.
He was the founder and first president of the SEO Marketing Association of North America. He was the host for the China SEO Marketing Tour, and is active in industry groups like SEMPO. Mr. Patterson has multiple search engine certifications and is a member of the ACM SIGIR – the Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval, the organization for scientific studies regarding search technology.
Specializing in international (cross-border) search marketing, he is a frequent speaker and moderator at conferences around the globe, and is one of the most well-known SEO’s in the world.