Geoff Ramsey, BS '81
Geoff Ramsey is one of the Internet’s most exciting digital marketing visionaries. He’s also a dynamic and highly entertaining speaker who gives business leaders fresh perspective and critical data they need in order to successfully execute in today’s rapidly evolving e-business landscape.
As CEO and Co-Founder of New York-based eMarketer, Mr. Ramsey is on the cutting edge of new research statistics, trends and best practices covering every aspect of the Internet, e-business and online marketing. eMarketer provides a wide range of information products - including e-business reports, daily research articles and the world's largest database of Internet statistics - that help Fortune 1000 executives make smarter online marketing and branding decisions.
Mr. Ramsey has become a well-known expert on e-business trends, using statistics and analysis to drive home points about the Internet’s advertising and marketing potential for companies. He is frequently quoted by the business and trade press, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, CNN, Business 2.0 and Advertising Age, and has appeared as a commentator on radio and television programs across the country. He is also a highly-regarded public speaker who frequently keynotes at major industry conferences, such as AD:TECH, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the Conference Board, the Economist Conferences, Yahoo!, Google, OMMA and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA). Mr. Ramsey has also presented at corporate events sponsored by IBM, American Express, the U.S. State Department and The Economist.
Mr. Ramsey spent the first 17 years of his career in advertising. Working at New York advertising agencies, including TBWA, NW Ayer & Partners and Ogilvy & Mather, he used his strategic marketing and research skills to help create marketing and advertising successes for multinational firms such as Procter & Gamble, Kraft General Foods, M&M Mars and AT&T.
Mr. Ramsey received his BS from NYU Stern in 1981.