Jeff Ernst

Jeff Ernst is the COO and Co-founder of Smync, The Social Word-of-Mouth Marketing Platform, providing the toolkit for brands to foster advocate relationships that grow business. He is a business and integrated marketing leader with over 25 years experience in developing and managing brands from startups to Fortune 500, including over 8 years in social media marketing. Ernst has been a marketing consultant and strategist for hundreds of brands, including world-leading brands like ConAgra and LodgeNet. Prior to Smync, Ernst was VP of Sales and Marketing at Netbriefings, as well as a Director at Minnesota West, where he won awards and spoke frequently on innovation in civic and private partnerships. He holds degrees from Augustana College in both Philosophy and Business Administration.