At AdLift, our mission is to provide our clients with individualized, expert SEO solutions that drive ROI. Our team brings with it a rich and diverse background in internet marketing, sales, and management, and years of experience as leaders in the search engine marketing, display advertising, and search engine optimization space.
Meet the Team
Prashant Puri - CEO & Co-Founder
Prashant is an online marketing expert and is credited for expertly turning numerous sites into multi-million unique visitor sites through a combination of SEO & SEM. Before joining AdLift.com, Prashant was Head of Global Search Marketing for Shopping.com (an eBay Inc. Company) where he was responsible for increasing search traffic across three high-profile websites in five countries. Prior to eBay, Prashant played a role in helping Yahoo! grow to be the largest ad network of its time by leading initiatives to maximize advertisers’ ROI that resulted in partnerships with companies like AT&T and WebMD.com. Prashant frequently speaks as a search marketing expert at leading industry events that include SMX, SES, Pubcon. Prashant is a frequent contributor to the SearchEngineJournal. Prashant earned a BTech in Electronics from Bangalore University, India, and a MS in computer science from Columbia University, New York.
Kevin Montgomery - Sr Account Manager
Originally a developer, Kevin expanded into SEO and content marketing over the past four years working within the Pharmaceutical space at Razorfish Healthcare. His in-depth knowledge of web technology and search engine marketing has helped AdLift solve complex problems and issues across-the-board. A self-confessed Beer aficionado, you can find him scouting for the finest crafted Beers the West Coast has to offer.
Fun Fact: Kevin is a biking enthusiast and is always searching for new adventures across the country.
Arron Goodin - SEO Manager
Arron is an SEO and Digital Marketing expert with experience driving results to a variety of business and site types. Prior to managing SEO at Adlift, Arron was a Sr. SEO Strategist for Adobe’s digital marketing services platform managing SEO strategy for clients like Santander Consumer, Discover Bank and Rent.com. Prior to Adobe Arron served as SEO strategist at AKQA, the largest, most awarded independent ad agency in the world. There he was in charge of SEO campaigns for Audi of America primarily but contributed to Target, TD Bank and Visa. Arron’s SEO methodology is driven by a belief that the way people search for products and services online should be integrated into strategies involving branding, content production and website development. This core belief paired with integrated client consulting enables a partnership which drives results which impact growth.
Fun Fact: Arron has a background in athletics and grew up on a small farm in Northern California.
Eugene Quiambao - Sr Account Executive
Eugene Quiambao is a sales professional with a proven ability to drive revenue, build partnerships and develop accounts. He has experience managing sales processes at different stages involving influencers from different departments and levels within an organization.
He was born and raised in the Philippines where he studied Business Management at the Philippine Schools of Business Administration. He moved to the US in 2004 to work in the tech space as a sales development representative for Autonomy. There, he was a top performer and sourced deals that closed for over 20 million in revenue. He then worked for StrongView as a Senior Business Development Executive where he spearheaded new business initiatives and helped to bring in brands like Oriental Trading Company, US Bank, Choice Hotel Group and Icon Fitness. At AdLift he utilizes his expertise and connections to build relationships and continue to expand the company’s client base.
Fun Fact: Eugene is happily married with two kids. He enjoys playing basketball on the weekends and occasionally sneaking in a round or two of golf.
Aaron Brown - Sr Account Executive
Aaron is a digital strategist at heart that believes businesses have to start thinking outside the box in todays digital climate. He's passion for working with clients from idea to finished product.
Aaron's experience ranges across various industries focusing on mobile, brand strategy, business development and account/project management. Execute growth, marketing plans to improve brand image & increase lead generation.
Most recently, Aaron was the digital strategist for one of Hearst Inc digital divisions, where he worked with several businesses and brands with digital marketing strategies. He’s advised start ups and brands on the implications of an ever-changing digital world.
Fun Fact: Aaron is the next Dog Whisperer to Ceasar Milan.
Kyle Blasco - Content Marketing Strategist
Always a lover of words and language, Kyle Blasco earned a BA in Journalism as well as Creative Writing from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. There, he coupled his thirst for prose with independent radio, which prompted experiences in the non-commercial and commercial radio industries. After working in the eLearning sector, Kyle got into content and copywriting. Most recently with AdLift, Kyle writes web content for a variety of our clients while also contributing to the AdLift blog, social channels and email campaigns. An avid Chicago Bulls/Bears fan from the womb, Kyle can’t bring himself to claim true Blackhawk fanship because he wasn’t loyal before they were good.
Fun Fact: Kyle hosted a four hour weekly radio show called The Lagoon in college and his DJ name is The Natural.
Alex Craven – Content Writer
Passionate about writing and art, Alex earned her graduate degree in a place between: art history. While completing her thesis on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Marin Civic Center, Alex immersed herself in her roles as a researcher for the UC Davis Humanities Institute and as a teaching assistant for the UCD Design department. In both positions Alex learned vital tools in the effectiveness of communicating ideas with coherence and originality.
Fun Fact: Alex enjoys painting wildflowers and nature scenes.
Cory Clark – Content Writer
Cory is an experienced writer and social media manager with a passion for the blogosphere and internet culture. Prior to AdLift, Cory managed several high-profile entertainment blogs and self-published an anthology of short stories. Cory is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, but attended school in Texas.
Fun Fact: Cory is a huge fan of depressing Russian literature.
Board of Directors
Vivek Pahwa – Co-Founder and Director
Vivek has rich entrepreneurial experience, including more than 6 years in the internet marketing space from a web-based business owner’s perspective. In addition to being the co-founder and director of AdLift, he also currently runs one of India's leading emerging consumer internet companies Accentium (www.accentium.com). As a business leader who understands both the demand for robust search solutions, and the intricate inner workings of the Internet Marketing and Search industries, Vivek brings the right balance of managing internet marketing challenges from both the service provider and the client perspective.
Prashant Puri - CEO & Co-Founder
Prashant has over eight years of online marketing experience and is credited for expertly turning numerous sites into multi-million unique visitor sites through a combination of SEO & SEM. Before joining AdLift.com, Prashant was Head of Global Search Marketing for Shopping.com (an eBay Inc. Company) where he was responsible for increasing search traffic across three high-profile websites in five countries. Prior to eBay, Prashant played a role in helping Yahoo! grow to be the largest ad network of its time by leading initiatives to maximize advertisers’ ROI that resulted in partnerships with companies like AT&T and WebMD.com. Prashant frequently speaks as a search marketing expert at leading industry events that include SMX, SES, Pubcon. Prashant earned a BTech in Electronics from Bangalore University, India, and a MS in computer science from Columbia University, New York.
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