Frank Cowell is a speaker, best-selling author, and CEO at Digitopia, an inbound marketing agency based in the San Diego, California area. With 20 years of digital marketing experience, Frank works regularly with CEOs, Chief Marketing Officers, and Vice Presidents of Sales and Marketing who are looking to grow faster and smarter.
When Frank founded his first agency in early 2004, his primary focus was website development and Internet marketing. He started by developing a successful website content management system (CMS) from the ground up, and over the past 15 years has helped his agency morph into a digital marketing agency that works in the areas of digital strategy and execution.
Frank is author of Building Your Digital Utopia, which details a concept he pioneered to help brands create digital experiences that systematically accelerate growth.
A self-taught programmer with a deep understanding of technology, Frank enjoys a unique blend of brand development and marketing savvy that enables him to offer fresh perspectives on often-complex marketing concepts that he distills into actionable, easy-to-understand language. An energetic and entertaining speaker, Frank presents regularly to regional and national organizations on topics related to strategy, sales, and marketing.
With his agencies, his efforts have resulted in numerous nominations for awards and recognition, including being named 2012’s “American Marketer of the Year” by the San Diego Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA). He has helped clients grow their businesses by guiding them through the process of optimizing their brand experiences through human engagement and connectedness.
Prior to founding his first agency, Frank worked in Sales and Marketing with Tandy, AT&T, and other technology companies. He is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and regularly volunteers his talents to the San Diego AMA, while mentoring young people in the areas of strategy, sales, and marketing.
Frank loves to travel, BBQ, and is a martial artist. He is married and has four children.