Senior Vice President Strategic Services
Spredfast_C/ is the world s most powerful, open social software platform that connects every business in the world to the people they care about most. Based in Austin, Texas, and with offices all over the globe, we tirelessly pursue innovation that helps our customers get smarter about social.
Spike Jones is a results-proven communications professional specializing in digital and social media marketing. With 20 years of experience, highlights of his career include working at Brains on Fire; SVP of the Digital Customer Experience team at Fleishman-Hillard; Managing Director of Digital at Edelman and is currently serving as VP for the Strategy group at Spredfast.Spike's background includes contributing strategic development – from insight to creative execution – of award-winning, best in class integrated digital and word of mouth programs for companies including: BMW, USAA, AT&T, General Motors, Chevrolet, Dagger Kayaks, Verizon, Fiskars Brands, Rage Against the Haze (South Carolina’s youth-led anti-tobacco movement) and Best Buy. Spike also played a significant role in growing Brains on Fire into one the most sought-after and well-respected word of mouth companies in the industry while growing revenue 225% and profit 600% in a four-year period. In addition, he is a co-author of the book Brains on Fire, published by Wiley & Sons in 2010. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) and has presented at private events (from Michelin to the Susan G. Komen Foundation) and at national conferences like SocialFresh, the Public Relations Society of America events, GasPedal’s WOM Supergenius Summit and the Association of National Advertiser’s Senior Think Tank Committee.Specialties: Digital and social marketing, customer experience, word of mouth marketing initiatives, community building, ambassador and advocacy programs, identity development, and culture development.