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Bryan Smith is the founder of Bluetrain and is a digital marketing expert with over 18 years of experience in search engine optimization, online advertising, and web analytics, working on hundreds of websites, and managing millions in advertising spend.

Bryan’s professional marketing career began in 1999 as a member of SMART Technologies’ Online Publications department in Calgary and continued with his marketing consulting role at Incite Marketing, an Edmonton marketing firm. With a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta School of Business, Bryan went overseas to work in Europe and did marketing for a U.S. mobile software startup.

In 2003, Bryan returned to Edmonton to continue his career, starting a four-year marketing and business development career at Micralyne, a world-leading micro/nanotechnology company.

In 2007, Bryan founded Bluetrain, satisfying his love for both technology and results-based marketing. From day one, Bluetrain has been a focused digital marketing agency offering ongoing management of services such as search engine optimization (SEO), online advertising, social media, and web analytics across Canada and the United States.

Recently named a Business in Edmonton Leader (see Leaders Award video) and awarded Sherwood Park Chamber Young Entrepreneurial Award, Bryan has overseen 10 years of annual growth for Bluetrain. Bryan has personally worked with hundreds of organizations, however, a few notable clients include Alberta Education, Strathcona County, UNICEF Canada, ATB Financial, NAIT, Go Auto, and Fountain Tire.

In his spare time Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, with a favourite past-time of building sand sculptures on the beach.