Matthew Capala is the President of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator specializing in SEO and social media workshops, with a portfolio of worldwide brands including L’Oreal, Hoval, and Quest Diagnostics. As a prolific Internet entrepreneur, Matthew has built several popular blogs, including Search Decoder and Sumo Hacks. He is a sought-after International speaker and trainer.
His work and ideas have been recognized by Mashable, Chicago Tribune, and The Huffington Post. As Adjunct Professor at NYU, Matthew teaches a course on search marketing and social media analytics. He writes regularly on The Next Web and is the author of four books, including “SEO Like I’m 5: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Search Engine Optimization.”
With over a decade of digital marketing experience working with some of the world's largest brands (Apple, Western Union, Smirnoff, Dell, LG, and Prudential) and emerging startups, Matthew has leveraged the Internet in unprecedented ways to spur growth. Formerly Head of Search and Inbound Marketing (the Americas) at Profero (later acquired by Lowe & Partners), Matthew has built a million-dollar business, growing the group from one to nine in less than two years. Former leadership positions include specialist roles at Mindshare, Mediacom, Zeta Interactive, Mattel, and The Associated Press.