Ross Hudgens founded Siege Media in August of 2012. Siege made the Inc. 5000 six years in a row, and also has been named one of Inc’s Best Workplaces.

Before Siege, Ross worked as an SEO in the insurance and mortgage space building websites from launch to #1 rankings for extremely competitive queries. His work has been featured on The New York Times, The Washington Post, Search Engine Land, Forbes, AOL, and Hacker News.

He is also a frequent speaker with appearances at well-known conferences MozCon, LearnInbound, SearchLove, and MNSearch, among others. Ross has a Business Administration degree with an emphasis in marketing from Chapman University.

Ross enjoys investing in tech startups with focus or exposure to SEO or content marketing. Investments include Sparktoro, Republic, and Nutrisense. He’s also a proud husband and father of two young kids, Ronin and Zoe.

And these are a few of his favorite things.