A serial entrepreneur, Edward “Ted” Murphy has founded six companies since 1994. Murphy’s latest venture, IZEA operates a variety of social media properties including Sponsored Tweets, SocialSpark and Staree. Murphy has been called the father of paid blogging and is largely credited for creating the influencer sponsorship industry.
Murphy has consulted for some of the world’s largest marketing organizations including FOX, Bombardier, General Motors, SeaWorld and Disney. He has also negotiated deals with celebrities like Kim Kardashion, Diddy, CeeLo Green and Bob Villa. Murphy is a prominent visionary, speaking and presenting to marketing and Internet professionals around the world.