Meet some of our senior search engine optimization and search marketing experts.
Matthew Foster, CEO
B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1994
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1998
Mr. Foster founded the company in 1995 as an Internet marketing and web design firm while putting himself through law school. Mr. Foster is an expert on search engine optimization, social media, reputation management, and Internet marketing. Mr. Foster has been published numerous times in both print and on the web, and has made several television and radio appearances. His work in web design and search engine optimization has been the subject of various awards and international recognitions. In his spare time, Mr. Foster enjoys spending time with his children Kendall and Collin, distance running, the performing arts, his two chihuahuas, and Texas Longhorn football.
Naveed Memon, Senior Software Engineer
B.S., University of Minnesota, 2004
Mr. Memon began as an intern at ArteWorks while a computer science major in college at the University of Minnesota, where the original Gopher search engine was developed, and has been with the company ever since. Mr. Memon developed ArteWorks' search engine friendly e-commerce solution from the ground up. Mr. Memon's workaround of blogging sites blocked by the governments of India, Pakistan, Iran and China was featured on CNN. Mr. Memon founded Verge Systems, a global software solutions provider. Mr. Memon is an avid gamer and enjoys exploring new technologies.
Allison Schnur, Senior Project Manager
B.S., Advertising, University of Florida, 2009
Ms. Schnur analyzes, creates and carries out search engine optimization campaigns for clients in a variety of industries. Ms. Schnur graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Advertising, has been a SEO Specialist with ArteWorks since 2010 and will be opening our new Tampa, Florida office (coming soon!). She understands the importance of writing and promoting for the dynamic and ever-changing SEO industry. Ms. Schnur prides herself on adapting to your company's voice and vision, and creating a strong branded image for your web presence. Ms. Schnur is also a licensed real estate agent and a healthy lifestyle enthusiast. In her spare time she enjoys going to Rays' baseball games, running, painting and taking her adorable rescued pup, Winston, to the dog beach.