Andy Ball, Chief Executive Officer
Andy Ball is the CEO of Silverback Marketing, which he founded in 2007. Having first ventured into the online marketing arena in 1998, Andy has worked with some of the Internet’s most recognizable brands including CNET Networks, FOX, Forbes, Sony, Gannett, CBS, Expedia, Time, Wall Street Journal, Nielsen, Hotels.com… and the list goes on.
Prior to founding Silverback Marketing, Andy spent 7 years as the President of USWeb, a reincarnation of the USWeb from the original dot com era. An entrepreneur at heart, Andy was one of the founding members of LikeMe.Net, a personalized recommendation search engine that enables users to match their preferences to people with similar interests. Andy is also the Founder and Chairman of Drewtec Enterprises, a holding company with various interests in multiple online verticals. In 2010, Andy co-founded OnLocal.com, a company that provides local online marketing services to SMB’s.
Andy was born and raised in the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania area and is a devoted family man with a beautiful wife and two young sons that he lives to die for. Andy is a certified Philadelphia Sports Junky. It is not a stretch for Andy to show up at the offices wearing an old-school Eagles jersey with his face painted green on Friday’s before a big game with an NFC East rival. Andy received his business degree from the University of Oregon… Go Ducks!