Co-founder & Head of Growth

About Evan

Evan.McGowan.WatsonEvan McGowan-Watson is a Co-Founder and Head of Growth at BrandYourself’s suite of software and services empower individuals and business’s to grow their digital reputation and control what people find when they’re Googled. Evan has been recognized by the White House as one of Empact100’s top Founders under 30, named Young Entrepreneur of the year by the SBA, and most recently, named to Inc Magazine’s top 35 under 35.

BrandYourself has grown rapidly to nearly 100 full time employees, raised 6 million in venture capital and was named in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015 “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America.” The company has been featured on ABC’s “Shark Tank”, WSJ, Fox News, CBS News, HuffingtonPost, FastCompany, Mashable, TechCrunch, New York Post, WSJ, the NYTimes, PandoDaily, US News & World, and many others.

Evan’s Recent Posts

How Startups Can Build An Online Presence

By | August 26th, 2016|

The misguided notion that people are not turning to the Internet when making important purchasing decisions is becoming increasingly difficult to legitimize. The old fallbacks for not being online with your brand such as, “we [...]

Pokémon Go is “Augmenting” the Face of Branding & Marketing

By | August 20th, 2016|

Pokémon Go is designed to augment reality by using a smartphone’s GPS and camera to display digital creatures known as Pokémon over what people see in front of them. By asking them to catch as [...]

Hedge Funds Need Social Media More Than Ever

By | August 15th, 2016|

Following a board meeting in March 2012, Gene Morphis, the at-the-time CFO of clothing retailer Francesca’s, tweeted a short message from his private account that said, “Board meeting. Good numbers=Happy Board.” He was fired shortly [...]