Victoria Ransom

Victoria Ransom
Founder & CEO, Wildfire Interactive

Website | @wildfireapp

Passionate about growing and marketing innovative companies, Victoria has been an entrepreneur since her early twenties and has developed three companies, all of which are successfully operating today. At Wildfire Interactive, Inc., Victoria oversees the strategic development and general management of the company while also collaborating with her team across the full spectrum of business levers.

As CEO, Victoria has led Wildfire to profitability in just one year and has built a client list that includes major brands and agencies including Facebook, Pepsi, Unilever, Sony, AT&T, Ogilvy, Publicis and Fleishman Hillard. Thousands of small and medium-size businesses all use Wildfire’s turnkey marketing solutions. Wildfire is a two-time winner of the fbFund; investors include Facebook, Accel Partners and the Founder’s Fund.

Prior to founding Wildfire Interactive, Inc. in the summer of 2008, Victoria was a student at Harvard Business School where she obtained an MBA. During her time at Harvard, Victoria helped to develop a distributed booking system for small and medium size travel companies and was selected to spend a summer at Highland Capital Partners as an entrepreneur-in-residence.

Prior to business school, Victoria co-founded a global adventure travel company, Access Travel, Ltd., that operates today in 16 countries. She also spent two years as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York.

In addition to her MBA, Victoria has a bachelor of arts degree from Macalester College where she graduated Suma Cum Laude. In her capacity as an entrepreneur, Victoria has been featured in several publications including The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine and Dow Jones VentureWire. In her spare time she is an avid snowboarder and surfer and a passionate adventure traveler who once spent six weeks living with a remote Amazonian tribe and five months living in a favela in Brazil!

Sessions

Social Media Marketing
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Moderated by:
Ekaterina Walter (Intel)
Panelists:
Angela LoSasso (Hewlett-Packard, Co.), Chelsea Marti (TurboTax), Scott McIlnay (Department of the Navy), Victoria Ransom (Wildfire Interactive), Jeff Widman (BrandGlue.com)
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Ever wonder how brands turn regular customers into loyal advocates? Join this panel of seasoned social media practitioners from Intel, HP, and others as they discuss Facebook lessons learned in the real world, including how to build long-term relationships with customers, encourage deep interactions with fans and innovative ways of incorporating Facebook into your integrated marketing strategy. Read more.
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