B2B marketing speaker Scott Baradell has been a leading personality in the public relations and marketing blogosphere since introducing his groundbreaking blog, Media Orchard, in 2005, in conjunction with the launch of his agency, Idea Grove. Today, Idea Grove is one of the fastest-growing and most forward-looking inbound PR and marketing agencies in the Southwest United States and has clients ranging from venture-backed start-ups to Fortune 200 companies. The company focuses on helping enterprise technology clients reach media and buyers.
Prior to Idea Grove, Scott served as the senior corporate communications executive for Fortune 1000 companies in the media and technology industries, and as a journalist. In these roles, he received awards from the International Association of Business Communicators, the Texas Public Relations Association, the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors and the Virginia Press Association.
Scott and his agency have received numerous honors, winning awards from the American Marketing Association, PRSA, Content Marketing Institute, Davey Awards and other organizations. He was named PR Professional of the Year in the Golden Bridge Awards, AMA Marketer of the Year by the Dallas/Fort Worth American Marketing Association and was a finalist for the PR News PR Professional of the Year. His company was ranked by DiversityBusiness.com as one of the Top 500 Emerging Businesses of 2013.