Director of Product Strategy, Training at MarketingProfs, and the host of the Marketing Smarts podcast.

Kerry O’Shea Gorgone, JD, MBA, is a lawyer, podcaster, speaker, and writer. By day, she designs training programs for marketing professionals in her role as Director of Product Strategy, Training at MarketingProfs. By night (and on weekends) Kerry writes for some of the most authoritative sites in the marketing and PR industry, including Mark Schaefer’s {grow} blogSocial Media ExplorerEntrepreneurSpin Sucks, and, and also contributes to Huffington Post.

She is one of a select few people who can speak from a point of authority when it comes to both the law and how to create effective social media and marketing content. Even better, Kerry is an experienced educator, having designed and taught graduate and undergraduate classes in law and marketing. She understands how to communicate complex ideas and messages in a way that make them understandable and relevant to her audience.

Her expertise and talents have made Kerry a sought-after speaker for some of the industry’s most prestigious events, including the MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum, the Social Brand Forum, Social Slam, and the Vocus Demand Success Conference. In addition to being a licensed attorney (graduating first in her law school class), Kerry is also one of the most respected podcasters in the marketing industry.

She hosts the MarketingProfs weekly interview series, Marketing Smarts, named by Fast Company as one of the best business podcasts on the internet and one of “19 Podcasts Worth More Than an MBA” by Inc. The show features industry stars and authors like Chris Brogan, Ann Handley and Gary Vaynerchuk, as well as business personalities like Jon Taffer of ‘Bar Rescue,’ actress Jane Seymour, and actor Alan Alda. She’s also interviewed c-suite executives from organizations like IBM, National Geographic, Dell and the Baltimore Ravens.

She adores muscle cars, Bruce Campbell, and great coffee.