Grant Simmons
VP Search Strategies
Homes.com / For Rent Media Solutions
@simmonet

Grant Simmons is a recent addition to the Rent Media Solutions team, having served as Sr. Director at The Search Agency for the past 5 1/2 years where he helped in differentiating The Search Agency's search product offerings, supporting internal business objectives, and acting as a vocal advocate of The Search Agency's team of search marketing experts, process and search POV.

Grant has over 22 years of agency and brand experience serving industry-leading organizations such as; Paramount Studios, Countrywide Wholesale Lending, M&M/Mars, Disney, Napster, Warner Bros., UPS, Move.com, SunAmerica, Young Presidents' Organization, GE Plastics, Amgen and Fox Sports.

Grant is a popular speaker at major search industry events worldwide, speaking at global conferences, national industry events, vertical workshops, and local information exchanges. Privileged to have spoken at SMX, SES, SIS, UCLA Anderson School of Business, eMarCom and been quoted in Forbes, Fox Business, Media Post and other national publications.

Columnist for Search Engine Watch and frequent contributor to other industry blogs, including "Grant's Rants" : video opinions on the current state of the search market.

Described as an online marketing strategist, motivator, entrepreneur, idea machine, experienced bridge between marketing & technology, Grant prefers; father, sailor & expat Brit - though not necessarily in that order when there's a fair wind.