Krish Coughran is an entrepreneur who brings over twenty years of business, internet marketing, management, legal and strategic planning experience to his professional life.
As Co-Founder, COO & President of Business Development for Ignite Visibility, he has created the initial strategic online marketing strategies for approximately 500 companies, ranging from small start-ups to large international corporations.
Krish has helped engineer the explosive growth of Ignite Visibility (over $12.5M/revenue/year) in just seven years, helping Ignite earn recognition by the San Diego Business Journal as one of San Diego’s Fastest-Growing Companies fours year in a row. Ignite has also been honored as one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest-growing companies in the nation every year it has been eligible. Under his guidance, Ignite has a suite of over 160 clients and continues to have annual revenue growth rates over 100%.
Krish believes a healthy corporate culture is fundamental to success. He advances corporate wellness techniques and promotes long-term mutual stakeholder financial benefit over short-term profits. Krish is dedicated to business ethics and believes that a marketing agency is only as good as the promises it keeps during the sales process.
Krish has been instrumental in establishing Ignite Charitability the philanthropic wing of Ignite Visibility which donates its time, talent & treasure to many organizations including RealityChangers.org and Charity: Water.
Krish is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events, contributor to various Internet radio shows and is also a regular guest lecturer for digital marketing courses at UCSD.
- #1 SEO Company in the USA 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 – Clutch.co
- #1 Pay Per Click Company in the USA 2018 and 2019 – 10BestPPC.com
- Inc.5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the USA 2017, 2018 and 2019 – Inc. Magazine
- A Top 10 SEO, Social Media and Local SEO Agency in the USA 2016 and 2017 – TopSEOs & 10BestSEO.com
- Fastest Growing Private Companies in San Diego in 2016 and 2017 – San Diego Business Journal
- Best Places to Work in San Diego 2017 – San Diego Business Journal
- Nominated Most Admired Business in San Diego 2017 – Malin Burnham Awards
- Top 10 Digital Marketing Agency 2016 and 2017 – Marketing Land
Krish possesses a B.A. in Political Science from UCSD (1996) and a Law Degree from the University of San Diego (2001). He was born and raised in Sacramento, California but has resided in San Diego since 1991. Krish lives with his wife Lauren, 3 ½-year-old son Xander and his 2-year-old daughter Sienna.