Ian McAnerin is a well known expert in international search marketing, and the founder and CEO of McAnerin International Inc. He is a moderator for several search related forums, and is widely published both online and in print. He has authored several popular SEO related tools and has a patent pending for a search related geolocation technology.
He was the founder and first president of the Search Marketing Association of North America, and has special interest in SEO legal issues due to his legal background. He is the host for the China Search Marketing Tour, and is a member of SEMPO, serving on the International, Asia, Canada, Latin America, and Ethics committees within SEMPO. He is both a certified Google AdWords Professional and a Yahoo Search Marketing Ambassador, and is a member of the ACM SIGIR - the Special Interest Group for Information Retrieval, the organization for scientific studies regarding search technology.