Erika Heald is a content marketing expert and keynote speaker. As the founder and Chief Content Officer at Erika Heald Marketing Consulting, she specializes in B2B content marketing and thought leadership consulting.
Founder and Chief Content Officer

meet Erika Heald


Erika Heald is a B2B content marketing expert and consultant. She launched Erika Heald Marketing Consulting in 2003 to help organizations and executives define and execute content marketing strategies that drive business and professional growth.

She frequently speaks at marketing industry events on topics such as AI and customer experience, employee brand advocacy, B2B content strategy, thought leadership, and social media.

Before transitioning to the consultancy full-time in 2016, Erika led and grew high-performance content marketing teams at Highwire PR, Anaplan, Achievers, Charles Schwab, United Behavioral Health, and the Northern California Human Resources Association.

Erika lives in Sacramento, California, with her partner Lewis, their rescue cats Bolvar and Sylvie, and their bulldogs Bulleit and Kupo.

You can also find her on her blog erikasglutenfreekitchen.com or hosting the weekly #ContentChat LinkedIn livestream chat on Mondays at 12 noon Pacific.

Erika Heald’s Recent Speaking Engagements

Erika has spoken with audiences spanning from intimate employee offsite groups of 20 to packed industry conference sessions of 500+, in a range of in-person and virtual settings.

  • How to Build an Executive Thought Leadership Platform That Plays to Your Leadership Team’s Strengths
  • How to Conduct a Social Media Audit That Helps Your Community Thrive
  • Content Marketing for Marketing Agencies: Make Your Services Sing
  • Community Rx: Proper Care and Feeding
  • Why You Need Social Media Guidelines

What people are saying about Erika’s sessions

Erika is a skilled marketing industry speaker who has been applauded for her ability to distill complex topics into simple and clear presentations. People often leave Erika’s sessions with a notebook full of new ideas and immediate steps they can take to improve the success of their work.

But don’t just take our word for it—here is what attendees have actually said about Erika’s sessions:

“Very good. Content of presentation was relevant and fulfilled the promise of the description. I found it quite useful and will be able to put the material into practice.”

“The perfect presentation. A balance of strategy, takeaway tools (voice chart), examples from a variety of industries, both B2B and B2C, and actionable takeaways. This preso will justify the budget for this conference.”

“Really enjoyed the content of this session and it was presented really well. People asked intelligent questions and Erika gave thoughtful and practical answers.”

Join Erika for #ContentChat

Mondays at noon Pacific, Erika hosts #ContentChat—interactive conversations with content marketing leaders. Streamed live on LinkedIn, the weekly video podcast explores emerging content trends and fields questions from the live audience.

Are you ready to transform your content marketing and grow your business?

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