Geoff Wilson is President and CEO of 352 Media Group, the company he started 15 years ago out of a dorm room at the University of Florida. Geoff manages the 65 employee company and personally works with some of the company's largest clients, such as Microsoft, Wells Fargo, and The Tampa Bay Times. 352 Media Group also manages the website development and marketing for all of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Franchises, and Geoff was appointed to Ben & Jerry’s National Franchise Advisory Board in 2004 and its National Franchise Marketing Council in 2005.
Because of 352 Media Group’s success, Geoff was recognized as one of America’s Top 30 Young Entrepreneurs by INC Magazine in July, 2006.
Geoff and his wife, Kim Wilson, have also launched several successful Web ventures of their own, including Social News Desk and Play Action Online Kids Camps. Social News Desk is an online social media management platform for newsrooms, and is currently being used by several major media outlets across the country to manage their Facebook and Twitter presence. Play Action Online Kids Camps is a venture Geoff and Kim created to build a massive online football world for kids in collaboration with some of the biggest names in football, such as NFL Coach Pete Carroll and College Football Coach Steve Spurrier. The venture has received great media coverage by ESPN, the L.A. Times and more.
Geoff is also an adjunct professor at the University of Florida where he teaches Entrepreneurship and Internet Marketing Strategy. Geoff also actively works with the University of Florida’s Center for Entrepreneurship to advise up-and-coming technology entrepreneurs and start-ups. Geoff is a huge Gator fan, and he has traveled to see every Gator football and basketball national championship win in person. Geoff is also a proud father. Geoff and Kim's first child, Reaves Patrick Wilson, was born in 2011.
- Website visited at least one a day is GatorSports.com - gotta follow my Gators!
- Favorite word is culture.
- Most used electronic device is his laptop.
- My co-workers would vote me most likely to cook better BBQ than Peter VanRysdam (CMO).