Founder, Visionary, Marketing & Tech Innovator

Keith Parnell

Keith is an accomplished founder, visionary, and marketing & tech innovator. His blog, KP Talks, at keithparnell.com is praised as one of the top marketing and technology blogs in the industry.

Keith has worked in advertising, marketing, and technology positions for more than 25 years and now runs the day-to-day at Jobs On The Fly, a company he co-founded in 2021. He also serves as Fractional Chief Marketing Officer of Ghent Eats LLC overseeing marketing and advertising efforts for the GE brands, including three multi-million-dollar restaurants in Norfolk Virginia — Cogans Pizza Ghent, Cogans Pizza North, and Hank’s Filling Station — and the new Craft on Colley.

Keith has advanced education in business, information systems, and software engineering, and has had the privilege to speak to and teach MBA students at The College of William & Mary Mason School of Business and Old Dominion University Strome College of Business, and to professionals at Alpha College of Real Estate on multiple occasions.

Keith has served as the Virginia Governor’s Appointed Commissioner to the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads (Hampton Roads Transit’s Governing Board), has served on the Board of Directors for Transit Management Company, on the International Board of Directors for Cosmopolitan International, on the Board of Managers of the Cosmopolitan Club of Norfolk Virginia, and on the Board of Directors for Hampton Roads Public Transportation Alliance.

Keith was the Chief Marketing Officer overseeing marketing and advertising efforts for Crescas Real Estate, a multi-million dollar brokerage in Hampton Roads and Richmond Virginia. He was the Chief Marketing Officer for Prime Eats, LLC, the parent company of four multi-million-dollar restaurants in Norfolk and Portsmouth Virginia — Gosport Tavern, Still Worldly Eclectic Tapas, Supper Southern Morsels, and The Public House. He was Chief Executive Officer & Strategy Chief of JASE Group LLC, an innovative Creative Advertising & Technology Agency, a company he founded in 1997 and successfully sold in 2018, and a company that guided many clients through million-dollar growth increments. He was Chief Information Officer for Stratum Marketing, and Deputy Chief Technology Officer for The AUTOMARK Group.

Keith is well-known for developing corporate marketing strategies and marketing workshops merging his experiences with MarTech solutions. He is a self-motivated leader in company operations and all aspects of the business vision. He has in-depth experience in developing strategies for clients and scoping projects in software development, innovative technologies, marketing, and advertising. He is a successful leader in growth strategy engagements, project planning & management, budget establishment & oversight, and software development lifecycle management. He has proven experience and skill in working with business units to translate requirements and guide development into successful programs.

Anyone can reach out to Keith and get his help.