A proven B2B technology marketing and public relations executive with more than 17 years’ experience, Tari Haro has directed the strategic repositioning, reinvention and resurgence of top-tier digital marketing agencies and earned industry recognition for creating brand leadership resulting in transformational growth. Tari joined SIM Partners in 2014 as CMO where she is responsible for the overarching marketing strategy of the company and its products and services, including SIM Partners’ Velocity and Velocity Social platforms. Velocity empowers enterprise brands to maximize local digital marketing results at scale while Velocity Social enables enterprise brands to effectively manage social communities for multiple locations on Facebook and Twitter.Previously, Tari was CMO of iCrossing, where she directed the company’s brand evolution from a leading search marketing firm to a full-service global digital marketing agency that builds connected brands. Under Tari’s leadership, iCrossing successfully introduced a new corporate brand identity, brought a range of innovative products and services to the marketplace, and earned many industry kudos including “Leader” rankings in Forrester’s Search Wave (2009, 2011, 2012) and Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Agencies (2013).Before iCrossing, Tari was director of marketing and public relations for Agency.com. She began her career in politics as the deputy press secretary for Nebraska Governor E. Benjamin Nelson after earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.Tari lives in Chicago with her husband and their two children.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Tari Haro and other top speakers and celebrities.