An accomplished Senior Executive, Web Developer and entrepreneur with demonstrated success across the hospitality, entertainment, and consumer goods industries. Leveraging extensive experience in online marketing and organizational branding, he is a valuable asset for start-up or early-phase businesses seeking guidance in branding and marketing strategies and/or profit and loss management for forecasted success. His broad areas of expertise include web design (WordPress and Shopify), branding, content marketing, e-commerce, and social media strategies.
Throughout his executive career, Brett has founded multiple businesses including CollegeCures.com, thatDROP.com and WebsiteSchool.com. In addition to running these companies, Brett serves as the CEO of Ambition Insight, a creative web development and media agency, which he has been growing since 2005. Brett has had tremendous success over the years and consistently delivers major organizational achievements. He started Ambition Insight while he was still learning what it takes to build a successful business and has generated over 7-figures in revenue.
Brett has mastered the art of networking and has worked with numerous big-name clients such as Sony, Best Buy, Adobe, Levi’s, Coca-Cola, and Chevrolet. His most recent business venture, thatDROP.com, was a part of the Complex Media Network, one of the largest and most influential collection of websites and online brands targeted at 20-something males.
Brett studied Business at the University of Connecticut and has completed courses in Multimedia Authoring, Digital Imaging, Electronic Publishing, as well as Real Estate Practice and Law. He has been the recipient of numerous honors and accolades for his work and is a two-time nominee for the Developer of the Year award. He serves as an industry expert and regularly presents at events and courses on topics including online branding, building a profitable website, building blogs and lead generation websites.
- Brett’s owned & operated websites have served over 600,000,000 advertising impressions.
- Brett has accumulated a combined social media presence of over 150,000 followers.
- Brett’s websites have attracted advertising and partnerships with numerous Fortune 500® companies and major brands including Complex Media, Verisign, Microsoft, Sony, Adobe, Best Buy, Levi’s, Dr. Pepper, Calvin Klein, Vonage, Vivint and many more.
- Brett has presented several highly-rated and highly-attended webinars with SCORE.org and The Office Depot Foundation, and partnered with major companies like Verisign on speaking engagements.
- Brett has built over 1000 websites, starting in 2001 hand-coding HTML and evolving into primarily WordPress development in 2010.
- Brett taught Web Development, SEO and WordPress training courses at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida and has spoken & presented at the South Florida WordPress Meetup Group and the Orlando WordPress Meetup.
- Brett was a featured Speaker & Expert Panelist at THE Domain Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2015 & 2016.
- Brett was a featured Speaker at the Domainers Meet Conference in Dubai in 2016.
- Brett spoke at the NameSummit Digital Branding Conference in Midtown Manhattan, August 2017.
- Brett has trained and consulted over 1000 individuals & over 500 small and medium-sized businesses.
Brett and his companies have been featured in the Miami Herald, Broward/Palm Beach New Times, South Florida’s Sun Sentinel and appeared numerous times in DNJournal, DomainNameWire, Clutch, VoyageMIA and several other industry publications.
- Brett Napoli featured as one of “Fort Lauderdale’s Rising Stars” 2018
- Ambition Insight featured in the “Most Highly Rated B2B Service Providers in Miami” 2018
- Featured on DNJournal.com speaking at NameSummit NYC 2017
- Mentioned on DomainNameWire.com at NameSummit NYC 2017
- Mentioned on DominionDomains at NameSummit NYC 2017
- Presenting on Online Marketing at MERGE Conference in DN Journal – Orlando, FL 2017
- SCORE Power Up Your Small Biz Virtual Conference
- Interview with Paysa, “Expert Interview Series”
- Radio Interview with Empire Radio “Professionals Roundtable”
- Turning a Domain Into a Business, THE Domain Conference 2016 in DN Journal
- Startup Startup Saturday Recap in DN Journal
- Preview of Speaking at Startup Saturday in Sun Sentinel
- Announced as Speaker for Domainers Meet Dubai in DN Journal
- thatDROP Event Featured in the Broward/Palm Beach New Times
- Brett Napoli speaking and conducting WordPress workshops at THE Domain Conference in DN Journal
- Brett Napoli speaking at THE Domain Conference in DN Journal
- Brett Napoli speaking on a Social Media Panel at THE Domain Conference in DN Journal
- Brett Napoli mentioned on NamePros.com in THE Domain Conference Review
- Brett Napoli to conduct WordPress and Web Development Workshops at THE Domain Conference in Sun Sentinel
- Some Investors Refuse to Lose Faith in Domain Names — Miami Herald, May 2010
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
More coming soon!
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Past Public Speaking Engagements
The European Summit @ The Oitavos — Lisbon, Portugal (March 2, 2019)
Keynote Speaker: Taking Focused Action – Strategies to Grow Your Internet Presence Today
Brett will discuss proven online marketing strategies that will help grow your brand, maximize revenue, properly manage your online strategy, focus on user experience and will share tips and tricks to grow your online business.
AAF Creative Zen presents: Brett Napoli @ StudioJ — Fort Lauderdale, FL (11/9/18)
Topic: “My Entrepreneurial Story”
MERGE Conference @ Marriott Orlando World Center — Orlando, FL (10/15/17)
Presentation: “WordPress, Domain Names & Online Marketing Strategy”
NameSummit: A Digital Branding Conference @ New York Hilton Midtown — New York, NY (8/7/17)
Topic: “Taking Focused Action: Strategies to Grow Your Internet Presence Today”
A framework to understanding online strategies that will immediately grow attention, focus your message and convert action into dollars. “Efficacy” vs “efficiency,” “documenting” vs. “creating,” and finding resolute self-awareness. Learn how to create the centerpiece of your online presence and brand. Creating, managing and distributing your content is critical for success.
The Office Depot Foundation: Building Your Online Brand (7/26/17)
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SCORE.org Webinar: 3 Essential Steps to Building a Powerhouse Online Brand (2/21/17)
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SCORE.org “Power Up Your Small Biz” Virtual Conference (10/27/16)
Topic: Essential Tips for an Engaging Blog and Generating Leads from Your Website
THE Domain Conference 2016 @ Hyatt Regency Pier 66 — Fort Lauderdale, FL (9/13/16)
Topic: The Big Picture – Start with One: How to Turn a Domain Name Into a Business
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Start-Up Saturday at THE Domain Conference 2016 @ Hyatt Regency Pier 66 — Fort Lauderdale, FL (9/11/16)
Topic: How to Build a Powerful Online Brand
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Domainers Meet Conference 2016 @ Radisson Blu — Dubai, United Arab Emirates (4/23/16)
Topic: How to Develop a Perfect eBrand and What is a Premium Super Power Brand
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Press Release: Fort Lauderdale WordPress Developer Joins Prestigious Panel Speaking at International Domain Conference
THE Domain Conference 2015 @ Hyatt Regency Pier 66 — Fort Lauderdale, FL (9/28/15)
Topic: “Essential Components of an Engaging Blog or Lead Generation WordPress Website (and how to turn it into a cash machine)” PDF
THE Domain Conference 2015 @ Hyatt Regency Pier 66 — Fort Lauderdale, FL (9/29/15)
Topic: “Digital Branding: Using Domains and Social Media – How Do We Climb Aboard this Train?”
WordPress Miami Meetup Group @ Nova Southeastern University — Davie, FL (9/24/14)
Topic: “Building an Engaging Blog/Magazine Site in WordPress”
WordPress Orlando Meetup Group @ Ideas Orlando — Orlando, FL (1/26/13)
Topic: “Using WordPress to Create Multiple Income Streams: WordPress as the foundation of an Online Business”
WSx WordPress Web Developer Training Boot Camp @ Nova Southeastern University — Davie, FL (10/22/12)
Conducted 3-Day Web Developer Boot Camp on WordPress 101, WordPress 102 & Search Engine Optimization
Awards & Recognition
- Fort Lauderdale’s Rising Stars – VoyageMIA 2018
- Domainer’s Meet Conference Dubai 2016 – Distinguished Speaker
- THE Domain Conference “Developer of the Year” 2016 – Nominated
- THE Domain Conference “Developer of the Year” 2015 – Nominated