Ian Joulain is a music journalist by trade who has contributed to the OC, LA and SF Weekly, along with a handful of regional publications. After receiving his Master's in Journalism at the University of Southern California in 2010, a chance meeting shortly thereafter brought him into the world of creative strategy, copywriting and SEO content creation. He then formed Echo Chamber, LLC, with a fellow journalist, that helps small businesses and startups grow their brands. This new endeavor has allowed Joulain to diversify his skill set while drumming up business for his fledgling enterprise. Navigating between wide arrays of industries, he has managed not to compromise his journalistic integrity while nurturing his newfound creative freedom.