Shawn Welk, Global Chief Technology Officer, Head Nerd in Charge (HNIC)
With more than 21 years of experience in the IT/web development industry and a proven internet marketing trendsetter, Shawn works with businesses to develop innovative strategies that put their businesses ahead of the competition. He has a knack for knowing how to help your brand resonate with you target audience.
As Chief Technology Officer, Shawn leads our team of content developers, programmers and designers. He challenges them to develop a visual user environment that is cutting edge for your industry. His experience includes web development, internet marketing and e-commerce business solutions.
Prior to joining Media Made Fresh, Shawn founded and sold several companies. He led content development teams that programmed, designed and implemented over 100 e-Commerce sites. He collaborated with Google’s Senior Marketing Strategist to create an effective and efficient pay per click ad words campaign that increased convertible traffic while utilizing analytics and appropriate adjustments to help minimize cost per click. In addition to being a major trendsetter in web development and internet marketing, he developed the compression software that allowed for the first two-way video chat on a mobile device.
A computer programmer since the age of 7, Shawn graduated from the American College of Computer and Information Sciences in 1998 with an Associate of Science. He is currently earning credits towards an Applied Science, Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services masters degree from Harvard extension school and is involved in the Harvard Computer Society.