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Rand Fishkin Biography

Rand Fishkin

Facts of Rand Fishkin

Date of Birth: 1979 , July-10
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Rand Fishkin

1979 Born in Seattle
1993 Involved in World Wide Web
2004 Created SEO Moz
2007 Became the CEO of MOZ
2008 Married with Geraldine DeRuiter
2014 Stepped Out from MOZ

Detail Timeline of Rand Fishkin

July 10 , 1979

Born in Seattle

Rand Fishkin former CEO of the “MOZ”  born on July 10, 1979, in Seattle, U.S.A. He grew up with his parents Gillian Muessig and Scott Fishkin. He has siblings too. Fishkin holds American Nationality and Ethnic groups of Eastern Europe.

1993

Involved in World Wide Web

In 1993, Rand involved with the World Wide Web when he was in high school. His mother used to have her own blog and owes small business marketing firm where he worked as a Web Designer. The concept of SEO Moz was derived that time.     

2004

Created SEO Moz

Fishkin created the SEOmoz blog which became the world’s most famous community and content resource for search marketers. The scope and size of my material outgrew the forums and he began posting reports, data, and tools on a website that eventually became Moz. 

2007

Became the CEO of MOZ

In 2007, Rand became CEO of SEOmoz, Inc which is now well known as Moz. The software company he co-founded with his mom based on the blog’s success. Today he grew MOZ from 7 employees to 134 and has 1mm to 30mm annual Visitor. The MOZ earns a total revenue of $800k to $30 mm per year.

2008

Married with Geraldine DeRuiter

Rand has dated his girlfriend Geraldine DeRuiter for several years. As he became the CEO of MOZ he purposed his girlfriend in February 2007. They got married to each other after a year in September 2008 and gave birth to their children.     

2014

Stepped Out from MOZ

Rand stepped out as CEO of MOZ and moved into an individual contributor role with the company and retains the title “Wizard of Moz,” as well as the stuffier, less-fun title “Chairman of the Board of Directors”.

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Rand got involved with the World Wide Web when he was in high school. Eventually, he created the SEOmoz blog which became world famous for search markers. After few years he became the CEO of “Moz” which was based on his mother blog.

After the tremendous growth of MOZ within few years, Rand stepped out as CEO and moved into “Wizard of Moz” which he owes individually and later he also became the co-founder of Inbound.org. Besides this, all Rand had co-contributed to several books and also share articles about marketing across the web.

Rand Fishkin proposed his girlfriend Geraldine DeRuiter with who he has been dating for several years. Rand and Geraldine got married in 2008. Information related to their children has not been revealed yet but it has been estimated that his Net worth is around $ U.S 12 Million.