Long time Silicon Valley technology and startup veteran, Paul O’Brien is known as SEO’Brien for his past working with search engines. O’Brien works in Venture Capital Economic Development as the the founder of MediaTech Ventures, a founder and managing director of the Texas Technology Council, Principal in 1839 Ventures, and mentor in programs such as Founder Institute and Galvanize. Notably O’Brien is a seasoned marketer with an early career at Yahoo! and HP’s. From there he led the early growth of startups such as Outright.com (Acquired by GoDaddy), Zvents (Acquired by eBay), and MicroVentures (Venture Capital). With technical expertise, O'Brien has consulted with various web properties, designed and developed sites, online communities, e-commerce stores, and web services. Paul was featured in the book, Online Marketing Heroes, and continues to blog at seobrien.com.