Darren Fox is a digital marketing expert near Chicago. He has over 23 years of experience with digital marketing and website development. Available for speaking engagements, podcasts, and content interviews.
In 2000, Darren Fox started his design and marketing career while in high school doing a variety of freelance projects. He later went on to work at a local sign company and then to a web design agency. In 2009, he founded Idea Marketing Group, an award-winning marketing agency known for search engine marketing and website development with national brands.
The talented team works with brands like Carmex Lip Balm, Eagle Foods, Hamburger Helper, Bridgford Foods, and more. His mission is to establish long-term partnerships with consumer brands by delivering better customer service and providing proactive solutions.
In August 2023, Idea was acquired by CloudMellow to expand digital service offerings and talent resources.
When not online, you can usually find Darren outside. Activities include camping, mountain biking, kayaking, atv/trail riding, and hiking. Currently residing in Yorkville, IL (about an hour outside of Chicago) with his high school sweetheart and crazy daughter.
Other hobbies include remodeling and woodworking. He is obsessed with tiny houses and highly functional, clean line architecture.
I’m always looking to surround myself with individuals who strive to grow, collaborate, and teach.
Darren Fox has worked with hundreds of brands around the world, from startups to household names.
Accomplished, senior digital marketing expert with over 23 years of hands-on experience, encompassing brand development, strategic planning, competitive analysis, creative production, web development, and integrated marketing. Proven ability to hire, train, and lead teams. Rare blend of creative abilities mixed with strategic, forward thinking to develop brands and cultivate growth. For decades, he has consulted with brands on digital marketing growth.