Jacque in Minneapolis

Jacque Urick: Woman in Technology, Lover of Internets

Jacqueline is the Manager of SEO for Sears PartsDirect, a Chicago-based appliance parts and accessories retailer and subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation, a Fortune 100 company.

Recognized as a “Woman in Business, Woman to Watch,” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Jacqueline is a veteran Internet marketer with expertise in B2C and B2B search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM) and analytics.

Prior to being an in-house ecommerce marketer, she provided online marketing consulting to some of the largest law firms in the world and notable global corporations such as American Express and 3M.

When she’s not combing over spreadsheets and reports, she serves on the board of the Racine Urban Garden Network, works on her tiny 560 sq. ft. house and enjoys video games.

Awards & Recognition




Tech Toolkit: How small biz can attract, hire tech gurus – Finance & Commerce
Geek Gals: Can the Twin Cities lead in helping women take their place in high tech? – The Line
Lady Geek of the Week: Jacque Urick – Being Geek Chic (blog)
She’s still Geeky – Jeff Pesek, Tech{dot}MN
Girls, get your geek on – Nick Nelson, Tech{dot}MN
Women in Business: Woman to Watch 2012 – Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal
TECHdotMN TV #2: Entrepreneurs FTW –  Tech{dot}MN
Jacque & Liz of SieEnt interviewed on Fox 9 News 7/24/2011 [Video]
Videogame startup targets womens’ market – Mark Reilly, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
The Player – Developers are finally starting to cater for female gamers – Ciara O’Brien, Irish Times
A Girl’s Guide to Games – Teresa Novellino, Portfolio.com
Entrepreneurs get plenty of support but need money – Eric Wieffering, Star Tribune
Project Skyway Contenders Deliver Speed Pitches
2011 Minnesota Cup High Tech Division Semifinalists – Who Made the Cut? – Jeff Pesek, Tech{dot}MN
Game Developer SieEnt Selected for Next Stage of Project Skyway’s Tech Accelerator Program – PRWeb
Project Skyway Announces Bootcamp Weekend Finalists – Jeff Pesek, Tech{dot}MN
Moar Minnesota Tech Movement Done by Women for Women. GTK #31: Jacque Urick & Liz Tupper – Jeff Pesek, Tech{dot}MN
Minnebar: Minnesota’s Growing Tech Community – Kate-Madonna Hindes, Girl Meets Geek
Women in Games – Laura Parker, GameSpot Australia
The Games We Play: Changing the Industry -Ouyang Dan, Bitch Media


Twin Cities, Minn.:On the Upswing – IGDA Perspectives, July 2011
IGDA Twin Cities Podcast (Co-host 2011-2012)

Speaking Engagements