B.L. Ochman is a uniquely experienced digital pioneer who has been helping blue chip brands incorporate social media into their marketing strategy since 1996. She CEO of Maximum-Plus Workshops for Google+ Success, a Google-certified GooglePlus Helpouts Coach, YouTube partner and YouTube Channel Creator. Publisher of What's Next Blog, she also is co-producer of the weekly Beyond Social Media Show and an active Google+participant
With experience in verticals from cars to cookies, she’s served brands including Ford Motors, Meijer, Transitions Lenses, Cendant, Simon & Schuster, McGraw-Hill, Mrs. Fields Cookies and American Greetings. She's co-founder of the pet lover’s site and blog Pawfun.
She contributes to Ad Age Digital Next, Mashable, Business Week and others. On Twitter, she is @whatsnext. She is co-founder of the pet lovers' site and blog, Pawfun.com - where you can create and send free photo e-cards featuring your favorite pets' photos.
Accolades and street cred: 25 Women Who Rock Social Media 2010 and 2014; One of 25 of The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Social Media; Top 150 Social Media Marketing Influencers; AdAge Power 150 blogger. Contributor to AdAge Digital Next, Mashable, Social Media Today, MediaPost and BusinessWeek. Blogger since 2001. Speaker at more than 25 conferences.