Ian Lurie is the Founder of Portent, a Clearlink Digital Agency; Clearlink acquired Portent in 2017. Ian is presently Executive Vice President of Marketing Services at Clearlink, heading up Portent, which is now the agency arm of the parent company.
Portent provides paid and organic search and social media, content, and analytics services to B2B and B2C brands including Patagonia, Princess, Linode, and Tumi. Ian’s professional specialties and favorite topics are marketing strategy, search, history, and all things nerdy. He spends far too much time reviewing Amazon search patents, Google rankings and natural language processing theory. His educational background includes a B.A. in History from UC San Diego and a degree in Law from UCLA. Ian recently published Technical SEO Best Practices - a free guide to Technical SEO. You can find Ian on Twitter at @portentint