Thomas W. Petty
Thomas Petty has been a Digital Marketing Trainer and founder/owner of the Bay Area Search Engine Academy, Inc. since 2008 when the company was founded. He has been involved with technology since 1989. He had a 21-year career at a Fortune 100 company, most of which was spent in the Information Technology arena. His background spans computer and server support, networks, data centers, web technology and software systems design and deployment.
He has taught many different types of coursework including Windows, programming, networks, and WordPress as well as a long list of webinars that have been attended by people from around the globe.
Thomas is only one of approximately 3000 HFI-Certified Usability Analysts® in the world, having been trained in web usability by Human Factors International.
He has owned his own digital marketing and SEO consulting business in Livermore, California since 2005, and works with many different industries to market their businesses on the web.
He is on the Board of Directors of the Livermore Chamber of Commerce and Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group, and manages their website and online marketing efforts.
He has been a volunteer with the American Red Cross, Northern California Blood Services Region, served on their board of directors for eight years, and was Board Chair for two. He has personally donated over 10 gallons of blood and has sponsored over 100 community blood drives in Livermore since 2002, which has collected thousands of units of blood to give more life to sick and injured Bay Area patients.