Kenny Tomlin has led Rockfish from a one-man start-up in 2006 to one of the most recognized and fastest growing digital innovation companies in the industry. As founder and CEO he actively participates in the management and growth of client relationships and leads the emerging technologies and product development group, Rockfish Labs, which has launched numerous companies and proprietary technologies such as Silver Joe’s Coffee, TidyTweet.com, PlayNextLevel.com and CouponFactory.com. Rockfish has received numerous awards including Advertising Age’s Small Agency of the Year in 2009 and Agency A-List in 2010, OMMA’s Agency of the Year and one of the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies for the past two years. WPP acquired Rockfish in August 2011.
A serial entrepreneur, Kenny also founded I-Soft in 1997, a company that created digital training and commerce solutions including CustomGolf.com that was recognized as one of the 10 best ecommerce sites in 1998. In only two years I-Soft became a nationally regarded web development firm and was acquired in 1999. In addition to leading Rockfish, Kenny serves as a mentor and investor in numerous startups and is a frequent speaker on marketing, technology and entrepreneurialism.
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