Kerry O'Shea Gorgone

Lawyer, Podcaster, Speaker, Educator

Kerry O’Shea Gorgone, JD, MBA, is recognized as a leading expert at the intersection of law, social media, marketing and PR. Her views on the legal aspects of social media and marketing have been featured on CBS radio and NBC Nightly News. A former college professor, Kerry oversees the sale and distribution of MarketingProfs’ premium training products to individual marketers and corporations. She's addressed audiences at industry conferences including the B2B Marketing Forum, Insight Lancaster, the Social Brand Forum, Vocus Demand Success, and FLBlogCon. She has also spoken at specialty conferences including the IFIE–IOSCO Annual Investor Education conference, Bloggy Boot Camp, and the Type-A Parent Conference, in addition to facilitating private workshops for clients. Kerry frequently speaks on topics relating to marketing and social media law, including intellectual property, disclosure requirements for brands and bloggers, and contest regulations. She offers practical, entertaining tips for avoiding the legal pitfalls that impact marketing and communication professionals. She has been featured on CBS Radio and NBC Nightly News. Previously, she taught New Media Marketing for the Internet Marketing Master of Science Program at Full Sail University in Florida, and taught undergraduate courses in marketing law and business law at Bentley University. Kerry hosts the weekly Marketing Smarts podcast for MarketingProfs, named one of the top business podcasts on the internet by FastCompany. The show features 30-minute in-depth interviews with smart marketers from all walks of life. Geoffrey James, a contributing editor for Inc., listed Kerry as one of '8 Great Role Models for Wowing a Crowd' (along with Steve Jobs, Tony Robbins, and Marsha Collier). She is a contributing writer for numerous sites, including MarketingProfs, Huffington Post, the {grow} blog, Social Media Explorer, Entrepreneur, SpinSucks, and