Patrick Ambron

Co-Founder & CEO of


Hi, I’m Patrick, Co-founder and CEO of Many of you may be coming to this site because you watched our recent episode on ABC’s Shark Tank. I started BrandYourself with my co-founders Peter Kistler & Evan Watson after Pete couldn’t get an internship in college because he was being confused for a criminal of the same name in Google search results. Traditional reputation companies quoted him $25k+ with little explanation as to what they would actually do to help his situation. Our mission is to put the power of online reputation management into everyone’s hands, without breaking the bank.

About BrandYourself

We’ve been lucky enough to build a great team, raise a series A round, win some awards, see growth and revenue, and most importantly, build a platform that truly improves peoples lives.

Our Team

Our team includes our in-house Reputation Advisors, Reputation Specialists, Marketing Team, and Operations Team! You can learn more about BrandYourself on our team page!

Press & Awards


I enjoy speaking on a number of topics of issues ranging from online reputation management, SEO, growth hacking, entrepreneurship and privacy. Sample keynotes include, “How BrandYourself (Unexpectedly) Got 60K Users in 60 Hours”, “How to Pitch to Investors”, “Building a Startup Outside a Major Market” & “10 Ways to Put Your Best Foot Forward Online”

I’ve spoken at a number of international technology conferences & summits, including the Dublin Web Summit, SXSW, Everywhere Else Con, Pivot Con, StartFast Demo Day, Real Estate Connect & the PII Conference. I’ve also presented at some of the nation’s tops colleges and universities such as Syracuse University, Georgetown University John Hopkins University, Cornell University & Rochester Institute of Technology. Additionally, I am a regular instructor at General Assembly in NYC.


Everything You Need to Know About Online Reputation Management

  We started BrandYourself to put the power of online reputation management into anyone’s hands. We found traditional reputation companies often mystify the process and provide little explanation as to how they will help improve their clients’ online presence. And while search engine optimization (SEO) and the process of improving the search results that show up for […]

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How Hurricane Sandy Reminded Me Why I Love the Tech Industry

  Last week Hurricane Sandy pummeled through the North East, causing historic damage. Homes and businesses were destroyed and half of Manhattan was without power for most of last week, while some places continue to wait for power. While the aftermath is horrific, the tech community’s reaction has been truly inspring. I just moved BrandYourself […]

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We (unexpectedly) Got 60K Users in 60 Hours. What we learned

  Update: Humbled by all the feedback and comments: Check out the great discussion spawned on the Hacker News thread Summary/Table of Contents   Our product recently hit a tipping point, signing up over 60K users in less than 60 hours, despite not being a naturally viral experience. While we were obviously trying to grow, this was […]

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