Maisha Walker is founder and president of Message Medium, a digital marketing agency that helps new and reinvested brands to harness the power of the Internet and create a dynamic, interactive and profitable presence online. She has been creating Web sites and online marketing campaigns for more than 14 years. Maisha is a featured online columnist with Inc. Magazine and her blog is now the most popular on that site.
In 2008, Maisha received the sole nomination from the New York City Small Business Commissioner for the annual New York Enterprise Report Awards, winning a finalist spot for innovation and excellence in Sales and Marketing. She has been featured on NBC news, Entrepreneur magazine, Black Enterprise magazine, and Bnet, and her instructional and insightful content has been applauded by Guy Kawasaki, Rieva Lesonsky, the former editor of Entrepreneur magazine, the American Marketing Association, and even Perez Hilton. Maisha has worked on digital marketing campaigns with Mars Chocolate, Unilever, WJ Detusch the owner of Yellow Tail wines and more. She has personally conducted more than 400 classes and workshops on Internet Marketing, Social Media, Search Engine Optimization and Web site design, in partnership with Columbia University, JP Morgan Chase, Inc. magazine, Black Enterprise magazine, SCORE and a host of other organizations that treasure her straightforward, eye-opening and inspiring approach. She is passionate about teaching brands what they need to know to be in control of their online presence.
Walker attended Princeton University and received her B.A. in French and Italian.
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Room #5 – Marketing & Advertising II