Shaun Sheikh Vaulted From College Grad to Agency Co-founder

New York-based Jump 450 Media has grown to try to influence the entire customer journey

Shaun Sheikh’s advertising career began as a precocious college student.

As a college sophomore at the University of Rochester working as a content writer, he was getting a lot of requests for SEO optimization. It led him down a rabbit hole and he developed a consuming passion for the then-budding digital advertising space.

After learning how to execute marketing campaigns on his own and develop creative assets, Sheikh said he was able to generate 30% ROI and $500 in gross profits a day as an individual marketer.



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This story first appeared in the April 13, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.