Joost de Valk is a well-known specialist in the fields of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and web development, and often speaks on the topic.
Currently, Joost is a freelance consultant in SEO, web development and online marketing strategy, working for clients such as eBay, RTL, Salesforce and the European Patent Office. Before that he was Internet Strategist at OrangeValley – a consultancy agency focused on increasing online revenue – and search strategist at Onetomarket, an online marketing agency. While working there he advised companies like Conrad, KLM, Wegener, VNU and het Financieel Dagblad (the Dutch Financial Times).
Next to his work as an SEO consultant, public speaker and developer, Joost has built many a plugin for WordPress (over 3,5 million downloads) and Firefox, he hosts the weekly WordPress Podcast and blogs on WordPress and SEO.
Joost talks on the topic of SEO, blogging, search marketing (SEO en advertising), and viral- & social media marketing. In his presentations he shows, using many examples, how each online and offline company would benefit from search engine optimization and shows no company can live without it.