Geoffrey Colon is a compelling voice at the intersection of marketing, tech, and popular culture. DJ, data punk, podcaster and author, Geoffrey is a Communications Designer at Microsoft in Redmond, WA.
Colon has written for or been quoted in media outlets including Business Insider, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, Billboard Magazine, AdWeek and Entrepreneur. He has also appeared on Cheddar TV, NASDAQ Live, WABC-AM New York and Marketplace on NPR.
He is an avid speaker on the global marketing conference circuit and has keynoted events in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Seattle, Bangkok, Portland, Raleigh, Porto Alegre, Sao Paulo, Oslo and Tromso. Disruptive Marketing is his first book.
Geoffrey has also programmed the Amazon Alexa Skill Disruptive FM Daily. You can add and enable it and then ask your Echo device, "Alexa, What's My Daily Flash Briefing?" to get the top three trending topics for professionals in the marketing and advertising industries.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2013, Geoffrey was vice president of digital strategy at Ogilvy & Mather in New York City and a creative lead at 360i, Splendid and Bond Strategy & Influence.
Colon has spent 20 years in various marketing capacities working for and with several of the most influential brands including Red Bull, Spotify, Netflix, American Express, The Economist, Coca-Cola, IBM, WWE and Food Network. He spent a few years in the New York City tech startup world and several years in the music industry working with several high profile musical artists including Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, The White Stripes and Moby.
He is a 1994 graduate of Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.
Geoffrey resides in Kirkland, WA with his wife and two daughters after spending over two decades in Brooklyn, NY. He invites his readers to converse in real time with him on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and many more emerging communication platforms.