Jeremiah Owyang is the founder and Crowd Companies an Innovation Council. He is also the author of the blog “Web Strategy," rated by Edelman as top Analyst Blog since 2008. He focuses on how corporations connect with their customers using web technologies.
Owyang hails previously from Forrester Research as a Senior Analyst focused on Social Computing for the Interactive Marketer and takes pride in launching and managing Hitachi Data Systems’ Social Media program in 2005–2007. Owyang, along with the Customer Strategy team, has published numerous research reports focused on social business. He has been frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and USA Today, and he is a frequent keynote speaker at business and technology conferences around the world. He also served as the Intranet Architect at World Savings (now Wells Fargo) and was a user experience professional at Exodus Communications after receiving his Marketing bachelor’s degree at SFSU.