Ann Handley

Chief Content Officer, MarketingProfs

Ann Handley is an 11-year veteran of creating and managing digital content to build relationships for organizations and individuals. Ann has a passion for building community, particularly in using new media tools to broaden and build value. She also blogs at A n n a r c h y, her acclaimed personal web log.

Currently, Ann is the Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, which provides strategic and tactical marketing know-how for marketing and business professionals through a full range of online media. Ann writes at the MarketingProfs Daily Fix, a blog in the top 20 of the Advertising Age Power150 and in the top 10 of The Viral Garden's Top 25 Marketing & Social Media Blogs.

Previously, Ann was the co-founder of, one of the first sources of interactive marketing news and commentary. Prior to that, she spent 12 years as a business editor and writer for both local and national trade and consumer publications.

She live nears Boston in a slightly creaky, comfortable house with 2 kids, 4 dogs, good coffee in the kitchen, decent wine in the cellar, a stack of New Yorkers by the bed, and an occasional field mouse in the laundry room.