Geoff Livingston is the CMO and cofounder of an edtech start up in Washington, DC. Prior to his current company, he started and sold Livingston Communications, a social media boutique, as well as communications firms Zoetica, and Tenacity5 Media. A former journalist, Geoff has authored five books. Most recently he published his second novel Perseverance in 2015, co-authored Marketing in the Round, and wrote the social media primer Welcome to the Fifth Estate. He is also a semipro photographer in the Washington, DC Area. He provides photojournalism, portraits, and event coverage to brands, and likes to think he can produce a fine art photo or two. Professionally, Geoff has advised more than 10 members of the Fortune 500, including AT&T, Cox, eBay, Ford, General Dynamics, Google, PayPal, Pepsi Co., Procter and Gamble, SAIC, Verizon and Yum! Brands. He has also advised numerous start-ups, mid-cap companies, and nonprofits.