speaker LaSandra Brill
Sr. Manager of Global Social Media, Cisco

speaker Lisa Buyer
CEO, The Buyer Group

speaker Emeric Ernoult
CEO & Founder, AgoraPulse

 Rob Fuggetta
Founder/CEO, Zuberance

speaker Aaron Goldman
CMO, Kenshoo

speaker Kapil Gupta
Founder & CEO, OMLogic Consulting

speakerMaria Harrison
Partner & Owner, Bullseye Strategy

speakerNicole Kelly
President, SME Digital

speaker Megan Leap
Director of Marketing, Online Marketing Institute

speaker Kent Lewis
President, Anvil Media

speaker Mike Lewis
Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Awareness, Inc

speaker Michael Pranikoff
Director of Emerging Media, PR Newswire

speaker Adam Proehl
Managing Partner, NordicClick Interactive

speaker George Revutsky
CEO & Founder, MyNext Customer

speaker Shannon L. Ryan
General Manager, Online Marketing Summit

speaker Matt Simpson
Marketing Director, Bulbstorm

Jamie Turner
Founder, 60SecondMarketer

speaker Amit Vyas
CEO, NEXA

speaker Ekaterina Walter
Social Media Strategist, Intel

speaker Josh Ochs
Founder, MediaLeaders

speaker Jackie Cohen
Director of Social Media and Communications, Ticular

 

LaSandra Brill

Sr. Manager of Global Social Media, Cisco
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LaSandra Brill is a Senior Manager for Somcial Media Marketing at Cisco Systems. She is a social media enthusiast, avid blogger and marketing innovator. As Manager of the Service Provider Web & Social Media Marketing group, she shaped Cisco’s marketing strategy to include a mix of social media marketing techniques leveraging web 2.0 and virtual technologies. At Cisco she is known for building and executing the social media strategy of one of the top five product launches in company history. LaSandra is also an Ezine expert author and author a blog, Marketing in a Web 2.0 World (http://lasandrabrill.blogspot.com), where she explores how marketing is changing for B2B companies with the rise of social media and Web 2.0. She has over ten years of technology marketing, communications, and web strategy experience. Before joining Cisco, LaSandra held management positions at Mirapoint and AppStream. She received a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Management from San Jose State University.

Lisa Buyer

CEO, The Buyer Group
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When it comes to relationships, Lisa Buyer believes the connection between social media, search, and public relations is exponential. As the founder of three media companies and CEO of The Buyer Group, Lisa is ambitious about the influence of public relations on social media, SEO, and SEM, and she continues to share her innovative approach with clients, peers, and associates. Heading her current boutique agency, The Buyer Group, Lisa consults on both the client side and agency side. Helping clients connect the social media and PR dots while also educating agencies transitioning from traditional media to today's best digital strategies. Clients include public and private companies in the technology, real estate, and health/beauty industries, as well as marketing and advertising agencies.

Lisa is a guest writer for ClickZ, the editor of several blogs, and teaches online courses on applying social media to business networks. She is a regular speaker and moderator on topics of online PR, social media, and search at national conferences including SES and PubCon. Lisa is a certified Google AdWords professional, a member of SEMPO and SFIMA, and is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in public relations and business administration. Go Gators!

Emeric Ernoult

CEO & Founder, AgoraPulse
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Emeric is the co-founder of AgoraPulse (www.agorapulse.com), a European based Facebook Marketing Technology launched in 2011. AgoraPulse is currently being used by more than 4,000 Facebook Pages across 27 countries and is expanding internationally through strategic local partners.

He is one of the European pioneers in the field of Social Media Marketing. The first company he co-founded in 2000 was a technology allowing brands to create their own white label social network, this was 4 years before Ning or Facebook. He has advised French and international brands such as Virgin Megastores, FIA and Microsoft. He is a member of the Board of the Social Media Club in Paris, France and is a regular speaker at European conferences such as iStrategy, Digital Paris and eMarketing.

Rob Fuggetta

Founder/CEO, Zuberance
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Rob Fuggetta is the world’s leading expert on brand advocacy. Fuggetta is the author of the ground-breaking new book, “Brand Advocates: Turning Enthusiastic Customers into a Powerful Marketing Force.” www.BrandAdvocateBook.com.Published by John H. Wiley & Sons, Inc., a major business publisher, Brand Advocates shows how companies are leveraging Brand Advocates to build their brands and businesses – and how you can too! Fuggetta is the Founder & CEO of Zuberance, a social media marketing company that powers Brand Advocate programs for top consumer and business brands. Prior to founding Zuberance in 2008, Fuggetta was the Chief Marketing Officer at Genuity, a Verizon spin-out. He also was formerly a partner at Regis McKenna, Inc., the legendary high tech marketing and communications firm in Palo Alto, where he co-led the global Apple account.

 

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Aaron Goldman

CMO, Kenshoo                      
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Aaron Goldman is Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Freestyle Rap at Kenshoo, a digital marketing software company that engineers global technology solutions for search marketing, social media and online advertising. He thinks Kenshoo’s product suite is pretty sweet but prefers to let Kenshoo clients do the talking at Kenshoo.com/Testimonials.

Goldman has been running the digital marketing rap game for more than 12 years and is the author of Everything I Know about Marketing I Learned from Google (McGraw-Hill 2010). Prior to Kenshoo, he founded Connectual, a digital marketing consulting and matchmaking firm.

Previously, Goldman was VP, Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Resolution Media, a search marketing agency that makes it rain under the Omnicom umbrella. Before that, he managed U.S. Midwest sales for MaxOnline, an ad network that was folded into IAC. He sold a lot of pop-ups.

When he’s not busy Googling himself, Goldman is running around Chicago with his wife, Lisa, daughter, Eliara, and twins, Ethan and Mila.

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Kapil Gupta

Founder & CEO, OMLogic Consulting
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Kapil Gupta is Founder & CEO of OMLogic Consulting, one of India’s leading online & social media agency. He is known for his analytical and strategic thinking, relishes thinking out-of-the-box. Kapil has been responsible for making OMLogic one of the top social media agencies in India.

Kapil is very passionate about Online Marketing and brings with him in-depth business expertise. At OMLogic, he heads online strategy & implementations for various multinational customers across verticals such as Entertainment, FMCG, Education, IT Services, Real Estate and Event Promotion. Kapil is an established thought leader in the area of Social Media Marketing.

Maria Harrison

Partner & Owner, Bullseye Strategy
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Maria Harrison is a recognized and leading expert in interactive marketing strategy and implementation. Maria has served in Vice President and Director roles for the last 13 years in interactive marketing . Prior to joining Bullseye Strategy, Maria served as the Vice President of Marketing for The Laredo Group, a leading interactive marketing training company, the Director of Online Marketing for Interval International, an IACI company, Global Partners Group, a financial securities trading firm, and founded and operated Key Promotions, an interactive marketing strategy and implementation firm specializing in search engine marketing and media planning and buying. Maria has also served as an instructor for the University of San Francisco’s interactive marketing educational programs.

Maria was one of the founding board members and served as president of the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association from 2005-2006 and continues to serve as a board member and advisor to the association. She is a sought after speaker at industry shows such as the Online Marketing Summit, WEMedia, the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), and Webmaster World’s Pubcon.


Megan Leap

Director of Marketing, Online Marketing Institute
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Megan Leap heads up marketing and content for the Online Marketing Institute, the most trusted source for digital marketing education and training. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, SmartBrief, and more.

Previously, she was Online Marketing Manager at MarketingProfs, where she led their social media and conversion optimization initiatives, and ion interactive, where she built their social media presence from the ground up. She is a frequent blogger and speaker, having written for MarketingProfs, Search Engine Journal, and more. She’s also consulted with leading brands on social media strategy and campaign management.

Kent Lewis

President, Anvil Media
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With a background in integrated marketing, Lewis left a public relations agency in 1996 to start his search engine marketing career. Since then, he has focused on helping clients solve business problems via the Internet.

Lewis founded digital marketing agency Anvil Media, Inc. in 2000, to help clients grow their businesses via search engine and social media marketing. In 2008, he created Formic Media, a sister agency to Anvil, specializing in digital marketing and website development for small business. Lewis has worked at a variety of full-service agencies and was also Director of Marketing and Business Development at goodguys.com.

He is Co-founder and Past President of emarketing agency, eROI, as well as SEMpdx, an SEM professional trade association. Lewis sits on advisory boards for emerging companies like ABCInvesting, NeutralSpace, Nozzle Media and Public Marketspace.

Mike Lewis

Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Awareness, Inc
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Mike Lewis is an International speaker, author of the blog Social Episodes, active twitter personality (@bostonmike) and active blogger at Social Media Today, Socialnomics, The Customer Collective, Business to Community, BostInno and Media Post. 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. At Awareness, Mike works with brands to implement social media as part of their marketing mix and define marketing and communication strategies that incorporate multiple social media channels. Clients include Sony Pictures, Major League Baseball, Starwood Hotels, Titleist, American Cancer Society, Comcast SportsNet, Zynga, Nuance, Tiger Woods Foundation, Maui Jim, Computer Associates, Fairmont Hotels and many others.

Michael Pranikoff

Director of Emerging Media, PR Newswire
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Michael Pranikoff, Global Director of Emerging Media at PR Newswire, is responsible for educating PR Newswire staff and customers about the role emerging media in marketing / communications. Michael is also involved in the development of products and services for PR Newswire in the area of emerging media. Michael joined PR Newswire in 1998. He immersed himself in the technology industry in and around the Washington, D.C.area. In 2003, Michael was named the National Technology Markets Specialist, and eventually led to being named PR Newswire’s first Director of Emerging Media. Michael has been a featured speaker and moderator at events across the globe, including creating and facilitating PR Newswire’s Emerging Media Seminars over the last 3 years. Michael is also a featured contributor to several blogs, podcasts, and newsletters. Prior to joining PR Newswire, Michael worked for MacNeil / Lehrer Productions which produces the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Michael graduated from Syracuse University.

Adam Proehl

Managing Partner, NordicClick Interactive
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Adam is a seasoned online marketing executive who has a passion for helping clients use online channels to grow their business. As a practical marketer, his ability to get at the heart of the core business issues, establish measurable goals, and map the appropriate online tactics to further those objectives has served his clients well.

Having been in Internet Marketing since 1998, Adam has worked with startups to Fortune 500 clients. He has spoken previously at PubCon, MDMA, SEMPO, and OMS. He is also an instructor at the Online Marketing institute and is currently Managing Partner of NordicClick Interactive, based in Minneapolis.

George Revutsky

CEO & Founder, MyNext Customer
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George Revutsky is the Founder of MyNextCustomer, a web-based application that measures the precise number of phone calls and web sales from previously hard to measure sources such as Twitter, Facebook, SEO, Paid Search, and Offline Media.

He is also the owner of ROI.works, an agency that devises and implements customer acquisition, conversion, and retention strategies for advertising agencies, the Fortune 2000, and disruptive startups.

Prior to founding MyNextCustomer, George spent ten years running creating online marketing programs for a variety of clients including American Greetings, COIT, Union Bank, Oreck, TriNet Human Resources, Signatures Network, 3PAR, COIT Cleaners, MINI, and Cardstore.com.

Shannon L. Ryan

General Manager, Online Marketing Summit
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Shannon Ryan is the General Manager for Online Marketing Summit. Over the past 16 years, she has held senior leadership roles in marketing on both the agency and brand side, including management of her own agency, ArchetypeDNA.

Her experience is diverse across BtoB and BtoC having worked with companies such as Cardinal Health, Charles Schwab, Cisco, Credit Suisse, Deloitte, eBay, Focus.com, George P. Johnson, GSMA, IBM, Immersa Marketing, Intel, Merrill Lynch, MKTG, ON24, Oracle, RSA Conference, Texas Instruments, Thomas Weisel Partners, Thomson Learning, and VMware.

Shannon’s expertise includes specialization in digital marketing and web-based product development for the marketing discipline, including management of over 25 global SaaS products and the launch of eight (8) products.

She currently serves as the President, Board of Directors for American Marketing Association’s Silicon Valley chapter and Marketing Chair for the St. Francis Yacht Club.

Matt Simpson

Marketing Director, Bulbstorm
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Matt is an interactive marketer with deep expertise in Facebook marketing and social media campaigns. He’s played a key leadership role for Bulbstorm as the company’s grown from six employees to over two dozen and grabbed the attention of MarketingProfs, MarketingSherpa, PR Week, Social Media Examiner, and more. His personal projects have been highlighted in a variety of media including Mashable (http://mashable.com/2011/04/20/facebook-ads-for-love/).

Prior to joining Bulbstorm, Matt worked in the marketing department of Fortune 500 technology reseller Insight Enterprises. Matt has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Arizona State University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

Jamie Turner

Founder, 60SecondMarketer
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Jamie Turner is an author, speaker and marketing consultant. He is also the Founder of the 60 Second Marketer, an online magazine that provides tools, tips and tutorials for marketers around the globe.

Jamie is a regular guest on CNN and HLN on the topics of social media, mobile marketing and digital marketing. He consults and has worked with brands such as AT&T, CNN, Motorola, Cartoon Network and The Coca-Cola Company.

In addition to the 60 Second Marketer blog, Jamie writes for Mashable, HubSpot and Social Media Examiner.

He has been profiled in the world’s best-selling marketing textbook and is the author of "How to Make Money with Social Media" and "Go Mobile" which are available online and at fine bookstores everywhere. "Go Mobile" is the #1 best-selling mobile marketing book in the United States and has been translated into Chinese, Spanish and other languages.

Jamie is an in-demand keynote speaker and speaks at trade shows, events and corporations around the globe. He is known for his ability to provide relevant marketing insights in a light-hearted style that keeps audiences engaged and entertained.

Amit Vyas

CEO, NEXA
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Originally from the UK, Amit is the CEO of Nexa and has been based in Dubai, UAE since 2005. Nexa provide a range internet marketing consultancy and solutions, working with large international clients such as Hilton, FedEx, Marriott, Royal Caribbean and a number of tourism authorities looking to penetrate the fast-growing and dynamic Middle Eastern market.

Ekaterina Walter

Social Media Strategist , Intel
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Ekaterina Walter is a social media strategist at Intel. She is a part of Intel’s Social Media Center of Excellence and is responsible for company-wide social media enablement and corporate social networking strategy. She was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA)..

Josh Ochs

Founder of MediaLeaders
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With a background in brand marketing at Disney and a love for all things technology, Josh Ochs advises some of the world's best brands on how they can use social media to find new customers, nurture existing relationships and tie each campaign back to the bottom line. As the grassroots founder of MediaLeaders, the direct response team that manages Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn for over a dozen brands, Josh is leading the industry with customer centric campaigns that blend traditional sales methods with new technology.

Josh outlines many of his counter-intuitive marketing techniques in his latest book: "Light, Bright and PoliteTM: How businesses and professionals can safely and effectively navigate social media."

Josh has been quoted and featured as a source in Forbes, CBS News, KTLA and is a guest lecturer at USC and UCLA. He lives and works in Los Angeles where he was born and raised.

Jackie Cohen

Director of Social Media and Communications, Ticular
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Jackie Cohen is director of social media and communications at ticular. With over two decades of experience in content creation and social media, she is the former editor of AllFacebook and has also held editing positions at Bloomberg News and The Industry Standard.