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Short Biography

Nick Westergaard is a strategist, speaker, author, and educator. He is Chief Brand Strategist at Brand Driven Digital, where he helps organizations of all shapes and sizes build better brands online. He also teaches at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business, is a regular columnist for The Gazette, and is the host of the popular On Brand podcast.

Complete Biography

Nick Westergaard is a strategist, speaker, author, and educator. As Chief Brand Strategist at Brand Driven Digital, he helps build better brands at organizations of all sizes — from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies to the President’s Jobs Council.

Since 2005 Nick has written about marketing, posting fresh brand-driven insights each week at He also writes for MarketingProfs and The Gazette, where he is a regular columnist. His thoughts have been featured in news sources such as US News & World Report, Entrepreneur magazine, Mashable, American Express OPEN Forum, and more. He’s also the host of the popular On Brand podcast.

Nick is a sought-after keynote speaker on branding and digital marketing at conferences and corporate events throughout the world. He also organizes and hosts the Social Brand Forum, a premier digital marketing event in the heart of the heartland. Nick teaches at the University of Iowa, where he sits on the Advisory Council of the Marketing Institute at the Tippie College of Business and the Professional Advisory Board for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He is also a mentor at the Iowa Startup Accelerator.

Nick lives with his wife and five kids in Coralville, Iowa.

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Nick’s keynote really helped explain the power of storytelling in a way I could ACTUALLY understand. I’ve seen a number of storytelling presentations and his was the best.
Lynn Melling, Digital Summit Attendee

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