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DemandQuest Marketing Institute Instructors & Staff

DemandQuest is dedicated to presenting the most up-to-date, relevant digital marketing strategies & information to our students. We hire only industry professionals with proven results in their area of expertise, many of whom are internationally recognized speakers to ensure we’re bringing you the best Minneapolis Digital Marketing Experts. Members of our training team have worked with companies including 3M, Nestle, Target, Medtronic, Orkin, Toro, Dyson, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, United Rentals, Edina Realty, MN Timberwolves, Network Solutions, Ecumen, Creative KidsStuff and many, many more. Here are our Minneapolis digital marketing instructors.


Ted Kozlowski

Ted Kozlowski

President & Instructor

Silicon Valley veteran and current President of the DemandQuest Marketing Institute, Ted Kozlowski is a seasoned technology sales and marketing executive. He’s been a featured speaker and teacher in North Carolina, California, Nevada, and Minnesota representing companies such as Network Solutions, The Institute for Entrepreneurship at the University of North Carolina, Homestore.com, Computer Associates and many more. He has shared his expertise on social media strategy, Google AdWords Advertising, Google Analytics and InBound Marketing with advertising & marketing professionals from local chambers to national conferences focusing on the strategy and theory behind successful online advertising. He is Google AdWords & Analytics certified.

Ted has been using Google AdWords since its Beta in 1999 and has Google AdWords Certified since 2005. He has managed campaigns for Toro, 3M, United Rentals, T-Mobile, Donaldson, Edina Realty, University of North Carolina (UNC) & Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), RBC Financial, HCR Manor and many, many more. He has also volunteered with many nonprofits in Minnesota to help them get and implement Google Grants and continues to manage these AdWords campaigns. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Resource, Inc., a Minneapolis nonprofit with a ten million dollar yearly budget. Ted is also currently serving as Mayor of the City of Stillwater in Minnesota. When he’s not teaching, consulting or working on improving Stillwater, Ted can be found boating on the St. Croix River or skiing at Afton Alps with his wife and two daughters.

Jeff Sauer

Jeff Sauer

Instructor

Jeff cre­ated his first web site in 8th grade and hasn’t looked back. Through ini­tia­tive, oppor­tu­nity, curios­ity and good old fash­ioned elbow grease, he is now a master of web ana­lyt­ics, web site opti­miza­tion and test­ing, social media, online rep­u­ta­tion man­age­ment, e-commerce, competitive analysis, online sur­veys, email mar­ket­ing, lead gen­er­a­tion, and more. The results speak for them­selves. As part­ner at Three Deep Marketing, his web sites have achieved the #1 rank­ing on Google for sev­eral highly-searched terms. He advises some of the world’s biggest companies/brands oninter­ac­tive mar­ket­ing strat­egy and and mon­i­tors web ana­lyt­ics pro­files for hun­dreds of com­pa­nies and websites. He is also the Director of Technology at MIMA, a featured speaker at the MIMA conferences and additional conferences nationally. He recent words of wisdom were “The best money you can earn is making the money you spend in advertising more efficient.” Jeff teaches our Comprehensive Google Analytics Training Series (beg, int, adv). Three Deep Marketing is the only company in the Upper Midwest that is a Google Analytics Certified Company. Jeff was recently named the Twin Cities 2012 CIO of the Year! He is also the founder of Jeffalytics.com, a digital marketing blog.

Michael Wilhelmi

Michael Wilhelmi

Director of Nonprofit Client Services

Michael Wilhelmi is a seasoned government relations and public affairs consultant with over two decades of service working on projects at the Minnesota state capitol, in Washington, D.C., and in communities throughout Minnesota.  In that time, he’s helped many businesses, non-profits, and associations with their communications and advocacy needs.

Google has made it a priority for their Google Partners to help more non-profits use the free Google Grant to market their services.  We’ve asked Mike to help us find non-profit partners we can teach how to use digital marketing tools.  Our goal is to help non-profits better connect with their clients, their donors, and the public as they execute their missions.

Mike is a creative, entrepreneurial thinker with an incredible network of friends and business partners in Minnesota public affairs.  His understanding of the specific communication and advocacy opportunities and challenges faced by non-profits makes him the perfect candidate to advise and help them understand how much more effective their work could be done using digital marketing tools.

Mike served as a Seabee in the US Navy Reserve, driving amphibious craft for 8 years.  He lives in Stillwater, and naturally loves being on the St. Croix River and enjoying time with friends and family.  He’s a six-year veteran youth football coach, and a bit over-the-top in his support for the Minnesota Vikings.  Maybe this is their year?

Nate Plaunt

Nate Plaunt

Instructor

Optimizer of things.

Nate is the Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Thomson Reuters and was formerly the Senior Strategist at Three Deep Marketing. He has over 11-years experience on both the in-house and agency sides of marketing. Nate strives to help good companies become even better by devising and implementing impactful digital strategies rooted in organic search optimization. He is active in the organic search community and regularly enlightens others as presenter, blogger and webinar host.

Outside of work, Nate has transitioned from playing lead guitar in his band to singing the ABC’s with his three children. He is also hopeful the Olympic Committee will add Bag Toss as an official game while he’s still in his prime.

Adam Scwartz

Adam Scwartz

Director of Business Development

With 20 years of sales and business development experience, Adam strives to create lasting, successful relationships with our corporate and nonprofit business partners while ensuring the maximum ROI for their online advertising campaigns. Adam’s expertise with Google AdWords Advertising and InBound Marketing, coupled with first class customer support guarantees our clients a profitable partnership with Google and DemandQuest.

Over the course of his career he has managed accounts for industry giants such as Dyson, JamesHardie, Ecolab, FUZE Beverage, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, PG&E, 3M, Target, Toro and more. Based in Los Angeles, Adam is currently focused on expanding our presence on the west coast and bringing the Google Grants program to nonprofit organizations seeking to increase their online presence.

Rachael Kozlowski

Rachael Kozlowski

Digital Marketing Manager

Rachael Kozlowski is an experienced digital marketing consultant and professional actress. She is the Marketing Manager at the DemandQuest Marketing Institute in Minneapolis and is Google AdWords & Google Analytics Certified. Her favorite thing to teach is Google Grants for Nonprofits and she has helped numerous nonprofits apply for, get accepted by Google Grants and set up Google AdWords. She also currently serves on the board of Community Thread (senior centers and volunteer coordinators) in Stillwater, MN.

She started in affiliate marketing working with clients in travel, dating, ancestry, and e-commerce. She has start-up experience and worked at web development companies in New York, Charlotte, and Minneapolis. Responsibilities included all things digital marketing; blog and landing page creation, search engine optimization, affiliate management, email marketing management, and online advertising including managing AdWords campaigns, LinkedIn Advertising, and Facebook Advertising. She also works as on-camera talent for film and commercial work and is represented by Moore Creative Talent and is part of the team that hires our outstanding Minneapolis Digital Marketing Experts.

Dennis Still

Dennis Still

Instructor

Dennis is a thought leader in data analytics and the power of meaningful business insights. He is currently the Founder and Chief Insights Analyst at Bigfoot Analytics. Bigfoot Analytics is focused on helping organizations with their analytics questions, both big and small. Always with the idea of Hunting for Insights, to Dispel the Myths!

His many years as an analyst, data scientist, marketer, and researcher at large corporations like Thomson Reuters, and SaaS businesses such as GovDelivery, OptiMine, and When I Work, have given him the tools and skills necessary to quickly and efficiently guide stakeholders through the process of data collection and analyses. Dennis has helped hundreds of businesses save tens of thousands of dollars and has ultimately helped them identify actionable information that adds to their overall bottom line.

Dennis loves helping people figure out tough business questions through the use of analytics. He is passionate about evangelizing how awesome data analysis, data science, and insights analysis is and you will find him presenting at conferences, talking/teaching students, tweeting, and blogging.

Dennis lives, eats, breathes all things analytics and will inspire you to learn more about a topic that most folks find “boring”. He wants to help and empower individual users to succeed in understanding how their data can help their businesses. At DemandQuest, Dennis teaches courses on analytics and using analytics to tell amazing data stories. Come learn for yourself through his amazing depth of knowledge across multiple industries and sizes of businesses.

Manos Kalaitzakis

Manos Kalaitzakis

Instructor

Manos has been an Online Marketer for over seven years now and has extensive experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Analytics and Lead generation. He has worked with hundreds of clients (small businesses to larger brands) in a variety of industries including legal, insurance, healthcare, education, retail and home improvement.

Manos began his career in product management for an alternative ISP in Athens, Greece, but soon found his true calling in the Online Marketing field. Before joining Three Deep Marketing at the end of 2011, he has held positions both as an agency and as an in-house marketer. Manos graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a degree in Management Information Systems and later received his MBA from Saint Xavier University in Chicago.

Scott Zosel

Scott Zosel

Instructor

Scott Zosel began his marketing journey as a journalist over 30 years ago, writing for trade journals, PR firms, and eventually made his way into the world of advertising for some small shops in Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN area. Through lots of hard work learning the nuts and bolts of strategic planning, he carved out a niche as an ace B2B ad copywriter for a fairly large twin-cities agency, crafting many notable print campaigns while learning the design side of the business from top notch art directors.

With countless sites to his credit, Zosel’s promise is: ‘If you want to brand, promote or sell using the internet, I can show you how in 30 minutes or less.’ When it comes to strategy, technical know-how, or one-on-one service, no one can take you from point A to B faster, delivering such an elegant solution. From design and content strategy to full-0n Search Engine Marketing, Zosel is a force to be reckoned with for virtually any internet marketing challenge.

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