Aaron Strout

Leader, Technology

Aaron Strout has nearly 20 years of social media, mobile, online marketing and advertising experience, with a strong background in integrated marketing. Prior to joining W2O Group, Aaron spent time as the CMO of social media agency, Powered Inc (now part of Dachis Group). VP of social media at online community provider, Mzinga, and director of interactive at financial services leader, Fidelity Investments.

Aaron is a founding member and former president of (BIMA) and a member and former board member of the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX). Aaron sits on the advisory board of SavvyAuntie.com and Vintank.

Aaron is also the co-author of, Location Based Marketing for Dummies (Wiley). In addition to blogging regularly for W2O Group, Aaron writes a monthly mobile/location-based marketing column on MarketingLand.com.

At W2O Group, Aaron co-leads marketing and is the head of the newly formed Social Commerce practice. Aaron assists clients with mobile and location-based marketing campaigns and strategy.

"At the end of the day, it’s all about the value exchange. Provide enough value and your customer will give you almost anything in exchange."

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This week, Aarti Shah of the Holmes Report published the 2014 Innovator 25. On that list is the answer to the question in my headline. That’s right, not on…


09.10.14By Michael Brito

Expanding W2O Group Offices Into Silicon Valley
On November 1st, I will celebrate my one-year anniversary at WCG.  To say that I have learned a lot over the last 12 months would be an understatement.  I hav…