Dennis Goedegebuure is currently working for Fanatics Inc. In this role, he oversees the creation of social content, content amplification and all SEO efforts for the Fanatics websites.
Prior to Fanatics, Dennis was working for AirBnB, where he was heading up all the companies SEO efforts globally. Prior to AirBnB, he worked for 14 months for Geeknet Inc. as Vice President of Internet Marketing where Dennis started August 2011. In this role IDennis was responsible for driving more traffic to sites like Slashdot, Sourceforge and Freshmeat. Prior to Geeknet Dennis has been with eBay for 9+ years in various roles in the Internet Marketing team, where he started his eBay career in The Netherlands office working for both eBay and Marktplaats, which is the local classifieds site. After 3.5 years Dennis transferred over to the US San Jose office, to take on a global coordination role in Internet Marketing, with the emphasis on SEO. In this role he not only worked for the eBay websites, but also consulted for Paypal, Skype, Shopping.com, StumbleUpon & the classifieds portfolio.
For 3 years Dennis has been responsible for all SEO for the 22 global eBay marketplaces sites. The team he managed was primarily focused on the delivery of the SEO strategy, consulting with product teams on projects, training of the product & engineering teams, and custom content. One of his pet projects at eBay was to create viral stories based on eBay data with the help of Infographics. Two stories which became particular successful are of the iPad export stories, which can be found here and here.
Since 2010 Dennis has been speaking at conferences.
Dennis has spoken at:
- SMX Advanced Seattle 2010 – US (link)
- SearchLabs 2010 Sao Paulo – Brasil
- BlueGlass 2010 – Florida US
- SMW West 2011– US (link)
- SMW Sydney 2011 – Australia (link)
- SMX Advanced Seattle 2011 – US (link)
- EvoConverence 2011 – US (link)
- BlueGlass 2011 Tampa – US
- SearchFest 2012 Portland – US (link)
- SMX West San Jose – US (link)
- Snap Conference Salt Lake City – US (link)
- BlueGlass LA 2012 – US
- EVO conference 2012 – US (link)
- BlueGlass Tampa 2012
- Snap Conference 2013
- Searchfest SEMPDX 2014
- SEOktoberfest 2014
- SMX West 2015
- SEJ Dallas 2015