Search Marketing Expo Speaker:

Shari Thurow

Omni Marketing Interactive, Founder and SEO Director


Shari Thurow has optimized, designed, and architected websites since 1995. She is outsourced to many firms worldwide. As a pioneer of search-engine friendly web design, she has a 100% success rate for getting client sites ranked at the top of search engines.

She currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of the ASLIB Journal of Information Management. She also served on the Board of Directors of the Information Architecture Institute (IAI) and theUser Experience Professionals Organization (UXPA).

She is the co-author of When Search Meets Web Usability, which shows how to bridge the gap between a search-engine query and your website. She is also the author of Search Engine Visibility, which has been translated into French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, and Russian.

Her doctoral work is in Information Sciences with an emphasis on Human and Computer Interfaces (HCI), including search usability, interaction design, and searcher experience. Shari received her M.A. in Asian Studies/Japanese and B.A. in Genetics and Developmental Biology from University of Illinois.

Omni Marketing Interactive is a full-service search engine optimization (SEO), website usability, information architecture (IA), and UX design firm.

Clients include Huffington Post, Sony Music, ABC News, Home Depot, Fisher-Price, Microsoft, Encyclopedia Britannica, Angie’s List, the National Cancer Institute, Loyola Medicine, and WebMD.