Kristjan Mar Hauksson
Webit Speaker, Founder and Director of Search & Online Communications at Nordic eMarketing
Kristjan Mar Hauksson is the founder and COO at Nordic eMarketing, a company of 45 people located in Iceland, UK, USA, Italy and Norway.
The company specializes in multilingual online communications, paid & organic search engine optimization and marketing. Kristjan and his team have worked for various companies ranging from small local companies to Fortune 500 companies. That list would include names such as Expedia, Hotels.com, Fujitsu, Symantec, Budget, VMWare, Geox, Vodafone, and MasterCard, to mention a few.
Kristjan is on the Board of Directors for SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization) and the advisory board for Bing Advertising. He is a published author on the topic of Internet marketing. His first book was also the first book written in his native language about Internet marketing, and Kristjan has since then co-written the acclaimed book “Global Search Engine Marketing: Fine-Tuning Your International Search Engine Results”, the first and still only book about the problems of multilingual search marketing. Kristjan is currently finalizing his 3rd book “Global Social Media Marketing”, a title that should be published later this year.
Kristjan studied electrical engineering at Reykjavik Technical College in Iceland and has a degree in Systems Analysis from the Computer and Engineering Schools of Iceland. He also holds an Internet marketing degree from the University of British Columbia, and a Global Marketing Degree from Thunderbird University.
Kristjan has been involved in developing Internet solutions since 1996, and involved in search engine optimization and marketing since 1999.