About Wildebeest


Geographic Focus: Australia, UK, United States – US
Business Segment: Branding, Content Marketing, Data Analytics, Digital Strategy, Email Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Market Research, Search Engine Optimization, User Experience Design, Web Design, Web Development



Technology Expertise



Industry Focus


Transportation (Travel)

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Wildebeest is a New York-based strategic marketing agency, taking an organic approach to growing global travel and tourism brands.


Our Services:

Digital Strategy
We like to look before we leap – starting with multiple data inputs and insights via a thorough ‘discovery’ phase into your customers, products, acquisition channels, and past campaigns. Then, we develop actionable digital marketing strategies that are highly considered, but easily digested.

We are organic search specialists and love to demystify SEO for our clients, using multiple analytics tools to identify your opportunities. After ensuring the technical integrity of your website, we deploy off-page strategies that align with consumer intent, making your site’s content irresistible.

Brand Strategy
Your brand is a living, breathing organism, with its own unique fingerprint. Brands have personality, a voice, and maybe a bit of swagger. Through an interactive workshop, we’ll work beside your team to define your brand and bring it to life internally and externally.

Content Marketing
Now more than ever, your brand needs to tell a compelling story to break through the clutter. We create data-informed and thoughtful content strategies, that align with your business objectives, while providing the foundation for all campaign executions over multiple channels.


Tour operators
Travel technology companies


Tom Buckley, Chief Commercial Officer & Co-founder
Tom has over 15 years’ experience in digital marketing, publishing and technology, working at both start-ups and corporations – including Whatsonwhen.com, Frommer’s, and Random House.
Tom recently headed up global business development for content marketing agency Melt Content, servicing consumer travel brands Expedia, New York Times (Times Journeys) and Royal Caribbean, plus B2B clients such as Expedia Affiliate Network and Intent Media.
Tom was a founding member of a digital agency Whatsonwhen.com that, under its new parent, was acquired by Google. Tom has also led sales and U.S. operations for AO, an enterprise software firm focused on merchandising solutions for multi-day tour operators and airline vacation businesses. Additionally, he advises VR Tours and activity experience platform 360 Stories.
Tom, a native of the U.K., recently relocated back to Brooklyn, NY with his wife and two daughters, after a three year stint in Miami.
Jared Alster, Chief Strategy Officer & Co-founder
Jared is a marketing executive with a 15+ year career working with Fortune 500’s and SMB’s in travel and tech. Jared started his career in New York with advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather, working on global brand campaigns for Yahoo! and Six Flags.
Following his personal passion, Jared entered the travel industry as Director of Marketing at Intrepid Travel, the world’s largest adventure tour operator. After nearly five years at Intrepid, Jared moved on to co-found StrideTravel, a venture-backed, San Francisco-based metasearch site for multi-day tours, where he is now an advisor.
Upon returning to New York, Jared opened the east coast office for luxury travel pioneer Cox & Kings, where he was Vice President of Marketing. Before starting Wildebeest, Jared was VP Marketing at Rodo – a mobile-first car leasing platform backed by IAC.
Jared resides on Long Island with his wife, two sons, and yellow lab.

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