Meet Our Team
Sage Digital Marketing is an integrity-first company that practices conscious capitalism. We will never make recommendations that sway from our core values:
Sage is proud to be a minority-owned and female-owned business. We bring brilliance and perspective to the table.
Our team has an elite background in digital marketing. We do not have missed launches. We nail it, then scale it.
Honesty & Transparency
Understanding marketing profitability should be easy. We provide 100% billing and data transparency.
Sharon Park is a seasoned industry leader, having been in advertising at Google and PubMatic for over 12 years. She has led digital strategies for customers like Zillow, Berkshire Hathaway, Nordstrom, Samsung, and Adidas. In 2008, Sharon structured the “Obama for America” media buying strategy which resulted in a 22:1 return on ad spend. Together, the Obama marketing team leveraged social, search, and display to help turn Obama into a household name and won Ad Age’s “Marketer of the Year” award, beating out both Apple and Zappos. In April 2011, she was the principal architect behind the global remarketing strategy for General Motors and successfully deployed 700 campaigns to capture over 1 million in-market car shoppers. Her GM program was the largest remarketing campaign in history at the time of launch. Sharon founded Sage Digital Marketing in 2018 to pioneer a better, more transparent way of doing business.
Alex Ioanna is a B2B expert and master data architect with an extensive background in search, programmatic, and social. While his main focus involves paid advertising, he has an holistic approach to digital marketing, guiding digital strategy in all areas of the business. Alex has led marketing strategies for brands such as Mass Mutual and Pantone as well as Mizuho, one of the largest banks in Japan, and Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a nonprofit that employs visually impaired individuals for 50% of their staff.
Kamal Taylor has 17 years of experience in leading the tech industry in growth marketing. He is a true data architect and master in Google Ads. Prior to becoming a performance marketing consultant, Kamal led Scaled Acquisition at Stripe, was Sr. Director of Acquisition at Yelp and RetailMeNot. Kamal and Sharon were both early employees at Google where they first met on the Small and Medium Business team led by Sheryl Sandberg.
Fuller Wise is our Business Development and Marketing intern. He joins us from the University of Virginia, where he studies Public Policy and Leadership in the Frank Batten School. He is passionate about customer acquisition and recently graduated from a rigorous training program at HackCville, where he gained valuable experience in end-to-end marketing technology stack integration. Around grounds at UVA, he currently serves as the Co-President of the Resilience Project, a club that strives to promote the benefits of resilience and growth-mindset to all students and the broader community.
Visual & UX Design Consultant
Iris Ebert is a visual and web designer, specializing in branding and responsive web & UX design for businesses, nonprofits and startups. Her background is in digital communication and the non profit sector, where she also began professional photography. She is passionate about effective design and technology that makes a difference in people’s lives.
Paul Rivera is advisor to the Board of Directors at Sage Digital Marketing. In addition to guiding the direction of Sage Digital Marketing, Paul is CEO of Kalibrr, a technology company that transforms the way candidates find jobs and companies hire talent. He is a start-up influencer and investor in growth-stage companies. He shares his invaluable perspective as an investor.
Kristan has worked on SEO strategy for many Fortune 500 companies and notable American brands over the years, including Google, Zillow, Trulia, National Geographic, Amazon and Express. She has been in search marketing for almost a decade and in 2017 she founded Conifr Media where she is Lead Consultant.
Ben Lund is founder of Rise Marketing Group, Sage Digital’s SMB advertising partner. Ben and Sharon crossed paths at Google where Ben was a Principal Account Manager. Ben’s relentless focus on building value for businesses and leveraging his exceptional talents to build profitable ad campaigns has led to a strong partnership between the two companies.
Artificial Intelligence Partner
Danny Castonguay is the Founder and CEO of bld.ai, Sage Digital’s artificial intelligence development partner. He holds an MBA from MIT and a Master’s in Computer and Electrical Engineering from McGill, and his past roles include Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. He founded bld.ai to work with innovative organizations to build proprietary digital products that offer a great user experience and leverage artificial intelligence.