|Job Title||Chief Brander|
|Member Since||17 May 2012|
|Areas of Expertise||B2B Marketing, Online Copywriting, Web Project Management, Marketing Automation, Video & Rich Media|
Ron Marcus has been eating, breathing and sleeping branding and marketing for over twenty years.
He got his bachelors in Marketing at San Diego State University in 1989. In the ’90s, he held Manager and Director of Marketing Communications positions at several high tech companies. After he got his MBA at the University of Redlands in 2000, Ron led marketing communications at two more startup tech firms before launching Epiphany Marketing, a boutique branding firm, in 2003.
Over the next five years, the Epiphany team created brands and communications in multiple media for clients large and small, B2B and B2C, in many industries.
Ron has always had a keen interest in entertainment as well as branding. In 2007, Ron realized an exciting opportunity to create an online TV show about San Diego lifestyle and entertainment. He launched Shindy.TV in the fall of 2007.
After a successful six-year run, the team at Epiphany Marketing disbanded in April 2009, with team members moving on to pursue individual careers. After subsequently spending six months working full time as interim brand manager for local tech company MIR3, Inc., in November '09 Ron expanded his brand consulting practice, renamed Shindy Media, to service a wide variety of clientele. (View current client list »)
Ron is currently serving as outsource marketing director for ZUZA | Marketing Asset Management, responsible for completely re-branding the company (name, corporate identity, key messaging) and launching/managing its 2012 marketing campaign, while also working on projects for PETCO and Savii Group.
Ron also enjoys:
Karate and yoga
Playing bass, keyboard and cello
Ron is a Southern California native and has called San Diego home since 1985.
"Fall seven times to stand eight times; life starts from now."
Marketing communications campaigns
Public speaking and training
Integrating video and web
Education and Qualifications
MBA, University of Redlands, 2000
BS, Marketing, San Diego State University, 1989
AS, Business, Imperial Valey College, 1985
Central Union High School, El Centro, CA, 1983