Carri Bugbee

marketing, public relations, and advertising in Portland, Oregon

Carri Bugbee is an internationally recognized expert in social media marketing and digital communications with 20+ years’ experience in public relations, marketing, advertising and writing. She works with startups and big brands alike (Facebook, Intel, The Nature Conservancy) directing campaigns, projects and teams. Her areas of expertise include content strategy and creation, social media marketing, press and influencer outreach, special events (real or virtual), advertising, lead generation and mobile app promotions.

She’s an advocate for Agile methodologies to help teams create transparency, keep pace with constant change, track the moving parts of sophisticated digital tactics and improve results. She often helps companies integrate new processes and marketing technologies (MarTech) with traditional marketing activities.

As a conference speaker and educator, Carri often presents best practices about social media strategies, public relations and Agile marketing. She has taught at Portland State University, University of Oregon, Miami Ad School and the Online Marketing Institute. She has trained marketers within corporate and nonprofit teams as well.

Conference appearances include 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, Engage, WebVisions and more.

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