Carri Bugbee

marketing, public relations, and advertising in Portland, Oregon

Carri Bugbee is an internationally recognized expert in social media marketing with 20+ years’ experience in public relations, marketing, advertising and writing. She works with startups and big brands alike, helping them integrate new marketing technologies (MarTech) and processes with traditional marketing activities and iterate on rapidly changing best practices (via Agile methodologies when possible).

She directs campaigns, projects and teams in press and influencer outreach, content creation, social media, advertising, special events (real or virtual), mobile app promotions and more.

Carri has presented social media marketing strategies at conferences and events around the world, including the AllFacebook Expo, Social Media Week Toronto (keynote), Nordic Game, The Cool Twitter Conference (keynote), SXSWi, O’Reilly Twitter Bootcamp, 2nd Screen Summit, OMMA Global and more.

As an adjunct professor at Portland State University, Carri taught Social Media Marketing 2009-2011. She has also taught a workshop called Writing for the Web, developed an online class in Social TV Strategies for the Online Marketing Institute (OMI), created an all-day deep dive into Twitter marketing for OMI's Social Media Masters program, and she's done many guest lectures at the University of Oregon. In spring 2018, she began teaching Social Media Strategies and Agile Marketing at Miami Ad School. She provides private training for marketing teams, executives, government agencies and nonprofits.

Carri has been featured or quoted in the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The New York Times,, The Oregonian, CNET, MSNBC, The Daily Beast and other publications.

She received an International Shorty Award (dubbed the "Oscars of Twitter") in the advertising category for tweeting as Peggy Olson, a character from the AMC hit drama "Mad Men."

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  • Work
    • Marketing, PR, Advertising
  • Education
    • University of Oregon