Jeff Knauss is the CEO & Co-Founder of Digital Hyve. Digital Hyve is a full service digital marketing agency with offices in Syracuse and Rochester, NY with 40 full time employees.
In 2018, they were named the 5th fastest growing Marketing & Advertising Company in the nation, as well as the 52nd fastest private growing company in the U.S by Inc. Magazine’s annual 5,000 edition. Entrepreneur Magazine also listed them as one of the top 360 best entrepreneurial companies in America.
In 2017, Digital Hyve was awarded CenterState CEO's Business of the Year, the Business Journal News Network’s Best Places to Work, and the Small Business Association's Small Business Excellence Award.
Jeff graduated from SUNY Oswego in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations with a concentration in Marketing. He spent 7 years in broadcast television before starting Digital Hyve with his business partner, Jake Tanner.
He is also very engaged with his community. Currently, Jeff sits on 7 Board of Directors including the Food Bank of Central New York, Loretto Foundation, Byrne Dairy, United Way of CNY, CenterState CEO, Onondaga Community College Foundation, and SUNY Oswego Foundation.
Jeff lives in Camillus, NY with his wife, Heta, and 2 children, Max and Lila.