Ian Howells

digital marketer

I've been publishing and monetizing web content since 2001, and leading digital marketing teams since 2007.

I currently lead the SEO team at LendingTree, work with a small handful of clients via INH Media, and own several dozen web properties.

Corporate Work

  • May 2016 - Present
    Charlotte, NC

    Director of Marketing
    Responsible for leading the in-house SEO efforts across LendingTree.
  • November 2012 - April 2016
    Charlotte, NC
    Red Ventures

    Director, SEO
    Responsible for leading a team of analysts & outreach coordinators across multiple parterships, including Verizon and Directv.
  • March 2011 - November 2012
    Philadelphia, PA
    eBay Enterprise

    Director, SEO
    eBay acquired GSI Commerce in March, 2011
    Responsible for leading the SEO team, servicing clients such as Levi's, Ace Hardware, and Dick's Sporting Goods.
  • September 2009 - March 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    GSI Commerce

    Marketing Manager
    GSI Commerce acquired Pepperjam in September 2009.
    Responsible for managing both the paid and natural search initiatives for retail ecommerce and insurance businesses.
  • May 2007 - September 2009
    Wilkes-Barre, PA

    Director, Agency Operations
    Lead the day to day operations for both paid and natural search, from overall account performance to the monthly P&L.