Kerry O’Shea Gorgone, J.D./M.B.A., is a lawyer, podcaster and speaker.
A former college professor, Kerry develops training programs for MarketingProfs, and has addressed audiences at industry conferences including the B2B Marketing Forum, the Social Brand Forum, Vocus Demand Success, and FLBlogCon. She has also spoken at specialty conferences including Bloggy Boot Camp and the Type-A Parent Conference (now “Plaid St“), and frequently conducts private workshops for clients.
Kerry frequently speaks on topics relating to marketing and social media law, including intellectual property, disclosure requirements for brands and bloggers, and contest regulations. She offers practical, entertaining tips for avoiding the legal pitfalls that impact marketing and communication professionals. She has been featured on CBS Radio and NBC Nightly News.
Previously, she taught New Media Marketing for the Internet Marketing Master of Science Program at Full Sail University in Florida, and taught undergraduate courses in marketing law and business law at Bentley University.
She also hosts the weekly Marketing Smarts podcast for MarketingProfs, named one of the top business podcasts on the internet by FastCompany. The show features 30-minute in-depth interviews with smart marketers from all walks of life. Geoffrey James, a contributing editor for Inc., listed Kerry as one of 8 Great Role Models for Wowing a Crowd (along with Steve Jobs, Tony Robbins, and Marsha Collier).
When she was a university professor, Kerry consistently made Social Media Marketing Magazine’s list of the Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter, and was also included on the MBAPrograms.org list of the Top 50 Business School Professors on Twitter.
Kerry is also a movie buff, a Joss Whedon fan, and a chocolate enthusiast.