Chris Bennett
President & Founder
97th Floor

Chris Bennett has been involved in search and internet marketing since before Google was the dominate player. He started out marketing his own sites and would get referrals from other businesses seeing his progress wanting the same results. That quickly changed from being an independent seo consultant to running an seo firm, 97th Floor. 97th Floor is entering it's 6th year of business, specializing in organic seo, reputation management and social media/viral marketing. We service clients such as, Omniture, Mozy, Elance, Namco Bandai, ChemDry, NHance,, Inline Ovals,, Dentrix, Henry Schein and many more very large well known companies.

Chris created Social Media for Firefox which is a Firefox extension that helps users build better social media accounts. Social Media for Firefox has been downloaded over 500,000 times and is used daily by thousands of marketers.

Chris is also Co-Founder of BLVD Status a live analytics and real-time solutions company. BLVD leverages analytic data by turning it into digestible reports that solve specific problems.

Chris has spoken at conferences and colleges on the topics of seo, reputation management, and viral marketing. Some of these include, SMX West, SMX East, SES San Jose, the international business plan competition at BYUH, where he was a judge and conducted a 3 day 30+ hour work shop on internet marketing. He has also spoke several times at eTourism Summit and NAJ Summit.

Chris loves to teach and speak on the topic of search which is his passion and love. He constantly strives to give away all of his knowledge as he is a firm believer that there is plenty to go around, and by teaching you can learn.