Rob Wilk

Rob Wilk heads North America Search Sales and is responsible for building and scaling Microsoft’s search advertising offerings in the United States and Canada, with nearly $3 billion in sales annually. His organization manages the strategic account relationships between Microsoft and key clients and advertising agencies.

Rob has 20 years of advertising and media experience with the majority specifically focused on digital media and paid search on both the agency and publisher sides. Before joining Microsoft, Rob was the founding Vice President of Sales at Foursquare, responsible for building the sales team and leading sales initiatives across Foursquare brand and agency partners. Prior to Foursquare, Rob worked at Yahoo leading a team of US- and Canada-based employees tasked with driving optimal paid search performance for Yahoo’s biggest advertisers with yearly revenue of $1 billion. He oversaw the field search account management team, the global search account management team and the award-winning search optimization and strategy team.

Rob is a nationally recognized paid search expert and has spoken at Search Engine Strategies Conference, Search Marketing Expo Conference, Search Insider Summits and many more. He actively serves on the board of SCOPE and was previously co-chair of the SEMPO NY Tech Meetup.