Krista Ward - Entrepreneur & Founder of Yohob

Chicago, Illinois 

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Joel has had over 15 years of experience in digital marketing, incorporating new technology and media with database marketing. Currently, as Vice President, Partner, and Digital Strategist at Optikal Inc., he works with a range of clients including Health Net, Mass Mutual, and other Fortune 500 companies. He is redefining OmniChannel Marketing by utilizing big data analytics, machine learning, and predictive modeling to target high-value prospects and customers across media channels that allow exact targeting.

Prior to working at Optikal, Joel was Director of Targeted Advertising / SMI (search marketing integration) at Screenpush Inc., a digital design & development agency, and Director of Strategic Partnerships at Snakk Media, a division of the Hyperfactory.

In addition to his experience, he is certified by Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other advertising networks, which give him the ability to reach high-level contacts at all publishers. He takes a strategically creative approach to solving complex marketing problems, such as multi-channel attribution models.

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Joel's tip to be a successful entrepreneur:

"As long as you are doing things that you are passionate about, and really mastering those things, financial success will find you..." 

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