A serial entrepreneur, Ted Murphy has founded six companies since 1994, generating over $200 Million in sales. He has raised over $65 million in both the private and public equity markets and created over $1 billion in shareholder liquidity.
Murphy created the modern influencer marketing industry with the launch of PayPerPost.com in 2006 and is currently the Founder, Chairman and CEO of IZEA Worldwide. IZEA operates online marketplaces that connects brands with content creators and generated $31 million in billings in 2019.
Murphy has bootstrapped companies off credit cards, been VC backed, and most recently brought his company public. His disruptive approach and leadership have enabled him to build winning teams that consistently earn business from the world’s largest agencies and brands.
Murphy has consulted for some of the world’s largest marketing organizations including FOX, Bombardier, General Motors, SeaWorld, and Disney. His company executes influencer marketing campaigns for top brands including Amazon, Walmart, Canon, Google, and Panasonic. He has personally negotiated influencer marketing deals with celebrities such as Diddy, Kim Kardashian and Daymond John.
Murphy is a prominent visionary and industry pundit, speaking and presenting on television and at conferences around the world.