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Justin Southern

Account Executive Education Vertical, Google

Justin is an account executive at Google, where he manages the company’s relationships in the education vertical. He brings 15 years of experience to partnering with companies of various sizes and navigating the complexities of the marketing landscape to build meaningful connections with consumers. Prior to Google, Justin was a group account director at OMD where he was responsible for leading a team of 25 to develop and execute the paid media approach for the Walgreens account. During his tenure at the agency, he also worked with businesses such as PetSmart and Infiniti Automotive (Regional Unit).

One of Justin's favorite activities is running. Last September he completed his first 50 mile ultra-marathon. He also loves spending time with his wife, their two boys, and their chocolate lab, Summer. He received a degree in organizational communications from Western Michigan University.