Quality speakers and presentations are essential to a rewarding attendee experience. The leadership team at Digital World Expo selects and reviews each and every speaker to ensure key takeaways are inherent in all presentations and workshops. This hands-on effort provides attendees with valuable information to take with them and apply next steps towards business objectives. Each speaker is dynamic with their own style and training methods refined from their past experience.
Adam is the founder of Adam Riemer Marketing, LLC. (ARM). Adam has over 10 years of online marketing experience and is the trusted source for strategy, campaign creation & execution for companies from the Fortune 500 to mom & pop shops. Adam has spoken and been booked on panels internationally at various conferences & events.
With an undergraduate degree in French and a certificate in International Marketing, it’s no secret that Alison loves to travel the world discovering different cultures and languages. With a strong background in media planning, Alison has stayed on the forefront of emerging communications trends and can always be found advocating the need for video content.
Allan Rogers is solutions consultant for Adobe Systems. He spends his days helping large enterprise companies make the most of Adobe’s Digital Marketing Suite and data from their web sites. Allan stumbled into being a web developer by accident 15 years ago, back when animated gifs were cool for the first time.
As CEO, Andrew Beckman oversees the strategic direction and business growth of Location3 Media and its division, Local Search Traffic. Andrew founded Location3 Media in 1999 as a media buying agency and has since expanded the portfolio of services to include PPC management, SEO, local search marketing, landing page optimization, social media, web analytics and more.
Live SEO Exhibit
Since 1999, Brent has worked as an in-house online marketing expert for: Tribune Company, OneCall.com, Targus, SimpleTech and Viking Components. During this time, he has worked closely with well-known brands like: Amazon.com, Best Buy, Buy.com, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, NewEgg.com, Walmart.com and many smaller brands.
Brian Best is the Corporate Vice President of E-Commerce for the Boyd Gaming Corporation, which owns and operates 17 destination casino and entertainment properties across the United States. Brian leads the development and execution of all online, mobile, and social strategies for the company. He and his team are responsible for the integration of offline and online marketing programs; focusing on driving online room and ticket sales, developing multi-channel loyalty communications, and promoting brand awareness for the Boyd Gaming portfolio.
Bruce Carlisle’s is currently CEO & founder of Conference Hound, a San Francisco-based seed stage company dedicated to global discovery of conferences and trade shows in the $263 billion (U.S) conference and trade show industry. He is also the leader of Digital Axle, a specialized digital marketing consultancy.
As Senior Vice President at General Physics Corporation (GP), Dennis serves as the Managing Director for the Microsoft Global Account Strategy for GP and senior executive in charge of global content development. In this capacity, he oversees all global content development activities conducted by GP for Microsoft and other Fortune 100 companies on a global basis.
Douglas Burda is a Detroit native and the founding attorney at Koncept LLC/Burda IP, a transactional-based intellectual property law firm in Las Vegas and San Diego. Over the last four years, Doug has worked as attorney, consultant and partner to a number of startup and established ventures and technology companies across a myriad of disciplines and offerings.
Dylan Bathurst is a co-founder and CEO of Rumgr, an iPhone app that brings the garage sale experience to the palm of your hand. Launched in February 2012 and backed by Tony Hsieh among other angel investors, the company has quickly grown a vibrant community of buyers and sellers.
Heather has a BSc in Biology and International Development. She learned early on that she enjoys marketing ideas and finding creative ways to help people understand complex problems as she worked as a program director in the private and non-profit sector. She is passionate about the power of video and it’s ability to inform.
Named a top Chief Marketing Officer on Twitter, Jeff Hasen (@jeffhasen) builds, strengthens and protects brands. Companies benefiting from his talents have landed on Wired’s list of most innovative entities on Earth and been named pioneers and the early leader in the burgeoning mobile marketing category.
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Jim brings more than 20 years of branding and strategy experience to ad:tech NY, including many years defining and implementing strategy in both the performance and brand marketing spaces. He has developed and built highly successful brands in more than 90 consumer and business categories, both domestically and globally.
Jon Potter is responsible for The Alliance’s organizational development, program planning and executing its strategic agenda. He brings to the position more than 30 years of experience in building and managing coalitions; policy advocacy, political consulting, strategic planning and legal issues.
Justin Goodman is a Marketing Analyst for Internet Marketing Inc. With 6+ years in Internet Marketing, Justin brings a wealth of strategies and tactics alongside his analytics. He has educated and supported a variety of marketing professionals and executives from a wide array of verticals and company size.
Kate Buck Jr is the CEO of KBJOnline, a social media management firm in Austin, Texas and is a highly sought after speaker and consultant. Over the last six years, she has the opportunity to work with clients ranging from some of the top names in Internet Marketing to corporations, entrepreneurs, small business owners and startups around the globe.
Currently residing in Las Vegas, Kristine has thirteen years experience in the creation, development, implementation & maintenance of websites in all areas including government, academia, entertainment & ecommerce with a focus on usability, architecture, human factors and W3C/508/WCAG accessibility compliance.
Kurt is the CEO of ShareThis. Prior to joining the company, Kurt served as CEO of SocialMedia.com, a leader in online display advertising, which was acquired by LivingSocial. Before SocialMedia.com, Kurt spent several years at Google, where he managed the direct sales channel for publishers and helped lead the global launch of Google AdSense as Director of the Content Media Group.
Lindsay Metter is CEO of Blue Luna Marketing, a social media marketing company. Blue Luna Marketing specializes in social media consulting, strategy, management, and promotional services. Blue Luna holds regular workshops & events. In addition, event planning, business development, and public relations/branding services have been added to the company.
Mark Wallrapp joined Facebook as Director of National Accounts in October of 2008. He has been primarily dedicated to the direct response business on the west coast. Prior to joining Facebook, Mark was a member of The Weather Channel mobile team focusing on advertisers looking to take advantage of emerging technologies in mobile.
Session: Live SEO Exhibit
Having been successful in online content since the 90′s, Matt Tuens stepped to the forefront of Internet marketing and search by developing intelligent content strategies and solutions that helped companies get more exposure and generate more revenue online.
R. Michael McKinney is founder and president of comHAUS, Inc. and specializes in content driven revenue strategies that create new revenues using Streaming and OnDemand media. The Denver based agency provides internet broadcasting, webcast, webinar and virtual event production, learning technologies and messaging solutions for a select global client base including Anthem, BlueCross BlueShield, Oppenheimer Funds, Nielsen, Bombardier, Virginia CLE, Access Intelligence and PennWell.
Michael Pranikoff, Global Director of Emerging Media at PR Newswire, is responsible for educating PR Newswire staff and customers about the role emerging media, such as RSS, blogs, social networks, search engines, and other emerging technologies, play in public relations and marketing. Michael joined PR Newswire in 1998. He immersed himself in the technology industry in and around the Washington, D.C. area working with clients such as XM Satellite Radio, AOL and the Consumer Electronics Association.
Mike Lewis is an International speaker, author of “Stand Out Social Marketing”, active blogger and twitter personality. He is Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Awareness, Inc, a social media marketing software provider. Awareness’ flagship product, the Social Marketing Hub, powers the social media strategies of some of the world’s largest and most social media savvy brands.
As Managing Director of Resolution Media, West, Nancy has had the privilege of working with leading Fortune 500 companies in the areas of Search and Social Media. With more than 13 years’ experience managing interactive media both Agency-side and In-house, she has achieved a deep understanding of strategic, behavior-driven search engine marketing (SEM / SEO).
Paul has been in Interactive Marketing for more than 15 years with the last 12 being spent with an emphasis in Affiliate Marketing. Since founding PS Web Solutions in 2002, some of the clients Paul has worked with include TMP Worldwide (Monster.com), Oreck, Tabasco, Logoworks, Blanchard and Company, and Blue Man Group.
Rebecca Murtagh, Author of Million Dollar Websites: The Definitive Guide (October 2012) has helped organizations leverage the digital landscape to build brand, differentiate from competition, win hearts and minds of customers, and deliver value to shareholders for the last 15 years of her long, diverse career. Founder of Karner Blue Marketing, Rebecca creates strategies that help brands become market leaders.
Shahab Zargari is creative director and managing partner of Assurance Advertising, LLC. He has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Education from the University of California at Irvine, which he acquired in 2000. The only thing that exceeds Shahab’s passion for art, photography and music is the love for producing captivating and highly creative advertising campaigns.
Shawn Rorick is a digital media professional with over 15 years experience in development, advertising, Internet marketing and next-gen advertising. Witnessing the boom of Las Vegas and working as Interactive Marketing Director for large corporations such as Cox Communications, MGM MIRAGE, Wynn Resorts and Cirque du Soleil, he has gained the insight and experience to accurately define our new media today and provide road-map assessments of our future.
Simon Heseltine the Director of SEO for AOL. He is responsible for organic search and training across all AOL Inc. properties including TechCrunch, Engadget, Huffington Post, and Patch.com In his previous position as Director of Search at a Washington, D.C.-based agency, he was responsible for developing and implementing organic search and social media strategies for companies across several industries.
Steve is the founder and CEO of Encore Media Metrics, a leading provider of campaign measurement, attribution and reporting services for brands and agencies. Encore’s platform enables clients to optimize media spend through deeper insights into performance of paid, owned and earned media, while lowering the cost and complexity of online measurement.
Victoria is creative, distinctive, standout, innovative and original communications leader – common feedback from her peers, competition and members of the community. As a veteran of numerous organizations she always brings strategic thinking and creative execution together to enhance her past and current company and client’s presence among influential members of the media and community leaders.