Christi Olson


  • Company:
  • Title:
  • Microsoft Search Advertising
  • Head of Evangelism

Christi is a Search Evangelist at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington. For over a decade Christi has been a student and practitioner of SEM; living and breathing through the evolution of both organic and paid search updates that have kept us on our toes and adjusting our search strategy. Christi is passionate about digital and has spent her career helping businesses solve their marketing challenges and goals through studying and analyzing data to develop actionable insights and strategies. She has spoken at more than 40 conferences globally including AdWeek New York, CES, SMX, PubCon, HeroConf, and SEOktoberfest.

Prior to joining the team at BingAds within Microsoft, Christi has worked in marketing (predominately search) both in-house and at agencies at Point It, PointMarc, Expedia, Harry & David, and at MSN, Bing, Windows teams at Microsoft. Christi is a University of Idaho Vandal alumnus (go Vandals) and is born and raised on the west coast. In May of 2016 Christi and her husband Jason welcomed a little baby boy named Roy into their family, and she is loving the joys (and late nights/craziness) of parenthood.