With 20+ years experience ranging from entrepreneurship to leading marketing efforts for companies within the Fortune 100, Adrion Porter is a brand builder, tech CMO, personal growth coach, speaker, podcaster, and former television marketing exec.
Adrion is the Founder/CEO of AP+Company, a brand development and new media advisory company. His mission is to help others amplify their brand and maximize their impact in today’s digital age. Initially launched as an audio strategy consultancy (FusionFlow Media), AP+Company was established as a parent company to increase overall scope of brands and services, and create more impact.
One of Adrion’s projects was the launch of the very popular podcast – Gen X Amplified.
Inspired by Adrion’s own professional journey, the vision of Gen X Amplified is to not only help Gen Xers, but everyone through actionable and inspirational content focused on leadership, business, and lifestyle. The podcast features engaging conversations with other successful Gen X thought leaders such Gretchen Rubin, Carmine Gallo, Paul C. Brunson, Jay Baer, Marie Forleo, Brian Solis, and many others.
Also in 2012, Adrion was invited as a featured speaker to Oxford University in the United Kingdom by the Audio Branding Congress. During this annual event, Adrion joined an international group of thought leaders to discuss the power of “sound” as a strategic brand asset, especially in the world of new media.
Adrion is also the Chief Marketing Officer for iDisciple (iD), a global media and tech company, that uses smart and personalization technology to help people access faith-based content any time, any place, on any device.
At iD, Adrion oversees brand development, marketing, and product management initiatives. Since joining the tech startup, Adrion has been instrumental to several major milestones for the company, including helping iD reach over 1 million users, leading a brand and UX/UI refresh, and launching its first ever podcast.
Prior to establishing AP+Company, Adrion served as Senior Director, Consumer Marketing for Cartoon Network at Turner Broadcasting, where he led marketing and brand management for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Ben 10, and other tentpole shows.
Before his role at Turner Broadcasting, Adrion was Director of Brand Development at HBO, where he led multi-platform campaigns for award-winning shows such as The Sopranos, Sex In The City, The Wire, etc. He also oversaw brand development and marketing strategies for HBO Latino, Cinemax, and HBO Mobile.
Prior to joining HBO, Adrion was a Senior Digital Marketing Manager for Citigroup within their E-Consumer division. There, Adrion managed the development and brand launch of Citigroup’s first online credit card, and their entry into the online person-to-person payment vertical.
Adrion holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University, and a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Memphis. He currently lives in Atlanta with his wife Tracy, their son Kameron, and daughter Kaelyn.