Shari Thurow is the founder and search engine optimization (SEO) director at Omni Marketing Interactive, a full-service SEO, website usability, information architecture (IA), and Web design firm.
Shari has architected, designed, and promoted websites since 1995, and is outsourced to many firms worldwide. Clients include AOL, Yahoo, Microsoft, Sony Music Entertainment, ABC News, Huffington Post, HSBC, Expedia, Travelocity, National Cancer Institute, and WebMD.
She is the author of Search Engine Visibility, which has been translated into French, Japanese, Korean, Polish, and Russian. Her book, When Search Meets Web Usability, recently translated into Chinese, teaches how to bridge the gap between a search-engine query and your website.
Shari received her B.A. in Genetics and Developmental Biology and an M.A. in Asian Studies/Japanese from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a Board Member of the Information Architecture Institute from 2010-2012.