barryhurdprof100Barry loves the web and many things “social media” and has a results oriented business mind. Barry brings his talent and innovation to online business models by applying creative persistence on a daily basis. He is an acknowledged leader in business and social media strategy, pioneering digital product campaigns that define thought leadership, establish reputations, leverage community networks, and define comprehensive metrics. Barry is a recognized authority in the fields of Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Digital Analytics, Online Reputation, and Competitive Strategy.

He believes in sharing knowledge and applying concepts to real world problems that are justified with functioning business cases, exploring how like-minded business models apply across regional and industry channels.

He has presented and trained a variety of client and business networks including such organizations as the Master Builders Association, The Executive Network, National Auctioneers Association, MIT Enterprise Forums, ClubCorp, CASE Alumni Network, National Association of Realtors, Microsoft, and Social Media Club. Past projects have included REI, TMP Worldwide,, Verizon Superpages, RIS Media, and Intuit.

Barry has received press coverage from such sources as the Seattle PI, Q13 Fox Seattle, Alltop, TopRank BigList, Real Estate Magazine, Best Big Business Blogs, Bulldog Reporter, WebProNews, Ragan Communications, Mashable, Everett Herald, King County Business Journal, and The National Law Journal (

He currently serves as the a strategic director for Social Media Club Seattle, promoting ethical and effective utilization of social media for business.


Leading the Epiphany Metrics Team

Acting as the central hub of the team, Barry provides thought-leadership amongst project teams and keeps them abreast of where business opportunities are moving in the online arena.

Barry’s Specialty

Online brand and reputation, advanced search engine optimization, competitive research. He enjoys focusing on new models in old industries, working with both venture funded start-ups and internal corporate projects.

Barry on the Web


Interesting Facts
  • Barry’s Father, Mother, and Grand-mother all had careers with the National Security Agency.
  • Barry enjoys writing various topics, including online business practices and poetry.
  • Barry is an accomplished digital communications designer.