Search Evangelist, Microsoft
Kunal Das is a Bing Evangelist at Microsoft.
He is responsible for evangelizing Microsoft's vision and strategy for search and inspiring top marketers, key agencies, and the wider search marketing industry.
He serves as a thought leader and strategic partner to Microsoft's most valued customers through the evangelism of Bing & adCenter. He is a search expert, shares product roadmaps, introduces new initiatives, showcases innovations, and helps key partners to connect the dots across Microsoft's search business. He enjoys listening to the needs of customers and the market, and ensuring the feedback influences the direction of search at Microsoft.
Based in New York, Kunal leads the evangelism efforts for the New York and Texas markets. He focuses on increasing perception, adoption, and engagement of Bing and adCenter.
Previously at Microsoft, Kunal was a Search Account Manager responsible for growing revenue for a multi-million dollar portfolio of clients through deepening client relationships, partnering with account teams, and executing in-depth optimizations using deep analytics. Kunal specialized in the retail, travel, and consumer electronics sectors.
Kunal also worked as a Search Media Strategist responsible for helping to grow and scale Microsoft's search sales & client service practices - with a focus on strategic SEM agencies.
Kunal has keynoted and spoken on panels at several domestic and international industry events including SMX, SES, ad:tech, AMA, BlueGlass, and MESH Marketing.
Prior to Microsoft, Kunal spent two years on entrepreneurial ventures; including co-founding and growing a college bookstore in Austin, TX.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Texas with a concentration in Marketing, Spanish, and Entrepreneurial Finance.