Personal website: patrickjgilbert.com
Graduated Penn State University
Digital Advertising and Paid Search at AdVenture Media Group, International PPC Keynote Speaker, often writing long-winded blog content about Google Ads machine learning.
Listed among the "Top 50 Most Influential PPC Experts of 2020" by PPC Hero and the "Top 10 Thought Leaders on PPC Machine Learning" by Goodfirms.co.
My background includes experience in digital advertising strategy, financial modeling, PPC management, conversion rate optimization, influencer marketing, content creation, landing page design, web analytics, client services, social media marketing, blogging, sales, agency operations and strategic planning.
As Executive Director of Digital Advertising Services at AdVenture Media Group, I oversee agency operations and the account management team, while focusing on industry trends and new technology that will give our clients a competitive advantage.
I've delivered keynote talks on topics including machine learning and the future of digital advertising at Google Partner Summits and the Global Google Partner Awards Ceremonies.
I'm a regular contributor to the AdVenture Media blog and have been featured on the Search Talk Live digital marketing podcast and GoodFirms.co research panel. I also play a role in the development and promotion of AdVenture Media's best selling Google Ads, Retargeting, and Landing Page Optimization courses on Udemy.com.
I hold a Bachelor of Science in Marketing with a concentration in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University. I also hold a HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification, Google Analytics Individual Qualification, and Google Ads certifications in Search, Display, Video, Shopping, and Mobile Advertising.
In my free time I am usually eating tacos or trying to perfect the art of smoking a brisket. I am an avid reader and listen to an embarrassing number of podcasts. I also enjoy traveling, golf, paddleboarding, stand-up comedy and any type of live music.
One day, the Buffalo Bills will win the Super Bowl. When that happens, I hope you think of me and say, "Good for him. He never gave up on that terrible franchise."