Marcus Nelson

Brand Marketer, Designer, and Public Speaker in Franklin, TN

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Killer Silicon Valley instincts paired with Midwestern-nice. Marcus is a brand marketer and entrepreneur who never forgot his hard-working down-to-earth values. He's been featured in Fortune, Forbes, New York Times, TechCrunch, & VentureBeat.

Leaning on an adventurous past of marketing for indy record labels, smuggling bibles into the former Soviet Union, backpacking throughout Europe without a dollar in his wallet, or modeling for J. Crew catalog with his twin brother — he may be the most interesting man you’ll read about in this bio.

He’s launched several successful companies, including: RockWater, the first Cyber-Cafe in Central Wisconsin; Superstarch, a design & user experience consultancy; and UserVoice, the prominent customer service platform which boasts 160,000 customers to date.

Marcus also spent three years at as a product marketer. He founded the social media management team, set engagement and escalation strategies, & crafted training materials for employees.

Marcus also founded Addvocate, a social and marketing automation platform that helped companies humanize and monetize their brand experience by enabling all employees to engage with customers via social media and tracking results.

Today, Marcus writes stories, presentations, and messaging for companies like Salesforce, Box, Facebook, Instagram, and Xos Trucks at Full Nelson Marketing.

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    • Full Nelson Marketing