Expert Partner

Todd Nilson

President of Clocktower Advisors
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Todd Nilson is an experienced digital strategist with over 25 years of consulting experience specialized in community-building, digital workplace transformations, and marketing strategy. He has additional background in competitive intelligence research, gamification, recruitment, employer branding, and virtual collaboration. Todd has led transformational technology workshops and projects for startups through globally recognized brands. 

He has applied his experience with communities in the health care, mental health, nonprofit, retail, manufacturing, higher education, and technology sectors. In addition to his strategy work, Todd has also managed customer engagement with national and global consultancy firms specialized in online communities. He has helped dozens of organizations select the right community software for their needs, has led RFP processes, and has led teams that implement enterprise community software platforms. 


Clocktower Advisors was started with the idea of creating thoughtful digital strategies with measurable results using a full range of digital marketing and communications approaches. They have helped organizations of all sizes from startups to global brands. Since 2015, they have created online communities that deepen trust, increase customer loyalty, and lead to new product ideas. Clocktower Advisors also builds highly engaging digital workplaces that improve employee retention, increase efficiency, and save money. By combining their unique understanding of the principles behind community building with digital marketing best practices and proven research, they create loyal customers, engaged volunteers, and happier, more productive employees for your organization.