Ray Grieselhuber is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ginzamarkets, Inc., producer of the Ginzametrics SEO Platform.
Ray has over 7 years of experience in organic search (SEO), social and paid search marketing, helping both Fortune 500 companies and startups alike drive growth, increase revenue and expand to global markets.
After participating in Y Combinator in the Summer of 2010, he launched Ginzametrics with the goal to help businesses create authentic interactions with their customers through SEO and content marketing.
Since launching, Ginzametrics has become a leading platform in the enterprise SEO market and has been featured as a top platform by both Search Engine Land and Website Magazine.
In addition to Y Combinator, 500 Startups also invested in Ginzametrics and Ray is an active member of the 500 Startups network, mentoring startup founders on topics such as SEO, digital marketing and fundraising.
He has spoken at various conferences around the world, including LeadsCon, Media Finance Summit, Y Combinator’s Ad Innovation Conference, Infinity Venture Summit, Open Network Lab’s DATA Conference and Sunbridge’s Innovation Weekend Conference. He also writes for various industry publications, including Search Engine Watch, about industry trends and technology. He has appeared on NHK TV, Japan’s leading public television network, to speak about startup trends in Silicon Valley and speaks fluent Japanese.
Prior to founding Ginzamarkets, he was Chief Architect and Director of Product Development at Covario, Inc. a San Diego-based leading interactive agency, where he designed and led the development of the first enterprise SEO platform on the market (Now known as Rio SEO).
Nick Allen is a Common Lisp and Rails hacker, with several years of experience at early-stage startups in the Netherlands, Poland and India. Prior to joining Ginzametrics, he was a Technical Project Manager at Sierra Nevada Corporation, where he spent two years building mobile networks for the defense industry.
Erin brings over a decade of technology marketing, strategy and business intelligence for large enterprises, agencies and startups alike. She has lived and worked around the world, including North Carolina, San Francisco, Norway, Hong Kong and others. Erin has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, and also has published contributed articles and been quoted on nationally recognized news sites. She is also currently the President of the Social Media Club San Francisco Chapter.
Masahiro Shimizu is the Japan Country Manager for Ginzamarkets, with over 5 years experience in the web marketing and web analytics industry in Tokyo, Japan.
Prior to joining Ginzamarkets, he was Product Manager for the SaaS and web marketing consultant at DigitalForest,K.K., in Tokyo. Before that, he was a business consultant at Accenture in Tokyo.