Bob Stanke is a recognized professional in the field of digital strategy, marketing, and communications. His experience spans a wide range of industries, including marketing services, technology, customer service, fulfillment and distribution, health and fitness, sports and entertainment, financial services, and retail. Specifically, he has deep omni-channel experience, ranging from paid media channels (search, display, social), organic social media and content strategy, email marketing, web optimization, and rounded out with a strong knowledge of digital analytics.

Stanke's interest and research is in the area of process design, development, and system integration within the Google G Suite productivity suite of applications and services.

Stanke is a published blogger, speaker, and panelist.

In this free time, Stanke enjoys spending time with family, is an avid basketball fan, enjoys online gaming, and can occasionally be seen on one of the many beautiful golf courses in Minnesota and Wisconsin.


Honors Degree in Management Information Systems, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 2000


Senior Manager, Digital Marketing and Ecommerce at Newell Brands (2017-Current)

Senior Director, Digital Marketing at Minnesota Timberwolves Basketball LLC (2012 - 2017)

Senior Manager, Social Media Marketing at Life Time Fitness, Inc. (2009 - 2012)

Information Systems Developer / Project Manager at Montage Marketing Services (1998-2005)


October 22, 2015 - Taking Social to a Business Level (Baseline Magazine)

October 5, 2015 - Jive collaboration gets more social on mobile devices (TechTarget)

October 1, 2015 - Jive Workstyle Apps Meet The Enterprise Social Mothership (

October 1, 2015 - Collaboration Without Complication: Jive Unveils A Simplified, Mobile, Interactive Intranet (Jive Software)

June 18, 2015 - Bob Stanke Balances Fatherhood With Digital NBA Duties (RedCurrent)

December 17, 2014 - Minnesota Timberwolves drive fan engagement with new mobile app (Mobile Marketer)

August 23, 2013 - Branding With Parallax Design: 5 Questions With The Minnesota Timberwolves (Marketing Land)

January 8, 2013 - Community Manager of the Day: Bob Stanke (My Community Manager)

December 20, 2012 - The Top 21 Social Media Career Moves of 2012 (socialfresh)