Kristina Cutura is a pioneer of Google AdWords and currently the owner and founder of a search marketing consulting firm. Starting as a Google employee in 2002, she was one of the founding members of the company's AdWords optimization team, where she developed and tested optimization strategies that are still widely used in the industry. Kristina also created and delivered all optimization-related trainings for internal Google employees, external clients, and agencies that manage AdWords accounts. During her tenure, she trained hundreds of Google employees and dozens of AdWords resellers, and developed online training resources. In addition to running training programs, she managed and optimized Google's highest revenue clients.
After leaving Google in 2009, Kristina started her own consulting company, KristinaCutura.com, where she is using the skills she acquired at Google to advise a variety of clients on search engine marketing efforts. Kristina has worked with national and global businesses in a variety of industries and sectors, ranging from multi-million dollar corporations to small, family-owned businesses. In her free time, Kristina enjoys taking walks with her dog Lola and exploring the culinary offerings of San Francisco, where she lives. Kristina holds a BA from UCLA, and shares Google AdWords tips and strategies on her blog, http://kristinacutura.com/blog/.