Tom Augenthaler is the founder of 551 Media LLC, an influencer marketing consultancy that helps clients around the world. He founded The Influence Marketer to share his ideas and knowledge with others looking to learn about this dynamic marketing strategy. Tom has been leveraging the power of influencer marketing since 2007, and a consultant helping corporate clients since 2009. He is an international speaker and recognized as one of the Top 50 experts in the field by Talking Influence. He writes for a number of outlets including Social Media Examiner, Social Media Today and TheBeautyInfluencers.