Top 43 Social Media Career Moves of 2013

Top 43 Social Media Career Moves of 2013

Things moves pretty fast with social media. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss all the career moves your colleagues made in the past year.

A lot of smart and capable folks made big career moves this year in the social media industry.

More and more seem to be founding their own awesome ventures after years of running Corporate America’s social campaigns. Plenty of folks got promoted, made moves to new companies, and made the all to common switches from agency to brand to vendor to brand to agency.

So are the days of our lives.

This is our fouth year highlighting the top social media career moves. Also check out lists from previous years:

2010 – Top Social Media Career Moves of 2010
2011 – Top Social Media Career Moves of 2011
2012 – Top Social Media Career Moves of 2012

Take a second and congratulate these awesome folks for their big 2013 accomplishments.

In alphabetical order…

1. John Andrews Joins Ignite Social Media

as CMO, formerly at Collective Bias.

2. Ali Ardalan Joins Sprinklr

as Director of Strategy, formerly at Intel.

3. Paula Berg Joins HP

formerly at Linhart PR.

4. David Berkowitz Joins MRY

as CMO, formerly at 360i.

5. Jessica Berlin Joins Yahoo!

as Social Media Strategist, formerly at American Eagle.

6. Eric Boggs Founds RevBoss

as President, formerly at Argyle.

7. Michael Brito Joins WCG

as Group Director, formerly at Edelman.

8. Shauna Causey Joins UP Global (Startup Weekend, Startup Digest)

as VP of Marketing.

9. C.C. Chapman Joins YSN

as CMO.

10. Chance Chapman Promoted At Saatchi & Saatchi X

to Director of Digital Strategy.

11. Joe Chernov Joins HubSpot

as VP of Content, formerly at Kinvey.

12. Adam Cohen Joins WCG

as Managing Director, formerly at FleishmanHillard.

13. Nicole D’Alonzo Founds TASTEdaily

formerly at L’Oreal, creator of 19 Minute Yoga, the original audio-first yoga app.

14. Katrina Dietz Joins MSLGroup

as Senior Account Executive – Digital, formerly at Innovasource.

15. Jeremy Goldman Founds Firebrand Group

formerly at Iluminage.

16. Chris Hershberger Joins Edelman

as VP of Digital, formerly at Michaels.

17. Justin Isaf Co-Founds Comunnl

formerly at Huffington Post.

18. Spike Jones Joins Edelman Digital

as SVP, Managing Director SW Region, formerly at WCG.

19. Josh Karpf Joins Spotify

as Global Director of Social Media, formerly at PepsiCo.

20. Rachael King Joins Sidecar

as National Social Media Manager, formerly at Adobe.

21. Matthew Knell Joins

as Vice President, Social Media and Community Strategy, formerly at AOL.

22. Natalie Marsan Joins MRY

as Director of Community Management, formerly at VaynerMedia.

23. Tim McDonald Promoted At Huffington Post

to Director of Community.

24. Jason Miller Joins LinkedIn

as Senior Manager of Content Marketing & Social, formerly at Marketo.

25. Chris Moody Joins Compendium

as VP of Marketing, formerly at Red Hat.

26. Scott Moore Co-Founds Communl

formerly at

27. Andy Newbom Joins Fandom Marketing

as Director, Social Business Solutions & Partnerships.

28. Gary J. Nix Joins R/GA

as Senior Social Media Strategist, formerly at Blue Fountain Media.

29. Andrew Nystrom Joins Nike

as Digital Brand: Global Community Lead, Football (Soccer), formerly at Red Bull.

30. Jeremiah Owyang Joins Crowd Companies

as Cheif Catalyst & Founder, formerly at Altimeter.

31. Adrian Parker Joins Patrón

as VP, Digital Marketing, formerly at Intuit.

32. Jason Peck Joins Canvas

as Director of Marketing, formerly at LivingSocial.

33. Liz Phillips Joins Qualcomm

as Senior Marketing Manager, formerly at TaylorMade.

34. Karen Schoellkopf Joined Justworks

as Head of Community, formerly at Harvest.

35. Rosie Siman Co-Founds Genius Steals

formerly at 360i.

36. Dan Slagen Joins Nanigans

as SVP of Marketing, formerly at HubSpot.

37. Shiv Singh Joins Visa

as SVP Global Brand & Marketing Transformation, formerly at PepsiCo.

38. Jon Steiert Joins Pet360

as Social Media Manager & PR Specialist.

39. Storm Tussey Joins Logitech

as Global Brand Manager, formerly at Otterbox.

40. DJ Waldow Joins Marketo

as Digital Marketing Evangelist.

41. Ekaterina Walter Joins Branderati

as Partner & CMO, formerly at Intel.

42. Tamsen Snyder Webster Joins Social Media Explorer

as VP of Strategy, formerly at Alan + Garritsen.

43. Faris Yakob Co-Founds Genius Steals

formerly at MDC Partners.


Apologizes in advance for any oversights. Please help us complete the list by adding yourself or your colleagues in the comments!