SPEAKERS

An unparalleled lineup of Ad World leaders have come to share their secrets.
They will present actionable insights, data-driven knowledge, and innovative ideas from the online advertising industry.

Seth Godin

Marketing Visionary & Founder, Akimbo

Seth Godin

Marketing Visionary & Founder, Akimbo

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Seth Godin is the author of 20 bestsellers that have been read all around the world. His work has been translated into more than 35 languages. He is also the founder of the altMBA and The Akimbo Workshops—online seminars that have transformed the lives of thousands of people.
He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and—most of all—changing the way people see the world. You might be familiar with some of his books: Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip, and Purple Cow. His book, "This Is Marketing", was an instant bestseller around the world. His latest, "The Practice", was published at the end of 2020 and is already a smash hit.
In addition to his writing and speaking, Seth has founded several companies, including Yoyodyne and Squidoo. His blog (you can find this by typing “Seth” into Google) is one of the most popular on the internet. His podcast rests in the top 1% of all podcasts worldwide.
In 2018, he was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame. More than 20,000 people have completed his influential Akimbo and altMBA workshops, and continue to seek out his invaluable guidance.

Antonis Kocheilas

Global CEO, Ogilvy Advertising

Antonis Kocheilas

Global CEO, Ogilvy Advertising

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Antonis Kocheilas is the Global CEO of Ogilvy Advertising. In this role, he is serving on the executive leadership team of Ogilvy Worldwide with the sole responsibility to harness Ogilvy's capabilities in branding, advertising, and content creation for the growth of brands and businesses under Ogilvy’s stewardship.

Sofia Hernandez

Global Head of Business Marketing, TikTok

Sofia Hernandez

Global Head of Business Marketing, TikTok

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Sofia Hernandez is the Global Head of Business Marketing at TikTok, where she helps brands around the world tap into the power of TikTok by challenging them to build innovative marketing strategies that drive culture on and off the platform. Prior to TikTok, Sofia was the Chief Client Officer at consumer insights platform Suzy where she was responsible for driving revenue retention and growth, informing the product roadmap, and ensuring the entire company was rooted in a ‘customer first’ approach. With over 18 years leading some of the most iconic global marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies including P&G, J&J, Netflix and Spotify, Sofia's passion for people and what makes them tick continues to fuel her keen understanding of how to drive successful connections between brands and the people that love them.

Katie Hudson

Managing Director, Futurescapes, Publicis Groupe

Katie Hudson

Managing Director, Futurescapes, Publicis Groupe

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Katie Hudson joined Publicis in January 2022 as Managing Director, Futurescapes, PMX Global. At Publicis, she leads the development of global metaverse practice capabilities and she also leads the development of partnerships with an ecosystem of key metaverse experts, tokenomics and metaverse production specialists, and enablers of end-to-end integrated activation. She is currently working on metaverse strategy, planning, and activation for a range of global clients in fashion, health & beauty, entertainment, healthcare, automotive, food & beverage, CPG, and electronics.

Rand Fishkin

Co-Founder & CEO, SparkToro

Rand Fishkin

Co-Founder & CEO, SparkToro

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Rand Fishkin is the co-founder and CEO of audience research software startup, SparkToro. He has dedicated his professional life to helping people do better marketing through his writing, videos, speaking, and his book, Lost and Founder.
When Rand is not working, he is usually cooking a fancy meal for the love of his life, author Geraldine DeRuiter. If you bribe him with great pasta or fancy cocktails, he’ll happily pull back the curtain on big tech’s dark secrets.

Ian Maskell

Global Marketing VP, Accenture

Ian Maskell

Global Marketing VP, Accenture

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BRAND BUILDING TRACK

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Ian Maskell is the Global Marketing Vice President at Accenture. Previously he spent 15 years with Mars Inc. (Snickers, M&M's, DOVE) and16 years with Unilever (Ben & Jerry's; Magnum; Cornetto). Currently with Accenture Song, Ian is an experienced operator & leader in 'responsible business'.

Kelsey Stevenson

Chief Product Officer, Bitly

Kelsey Stevenson

Chief Product Officer, Bitly

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Kelsey Stevenson is Chief Product Officer at Bitly. She’s responsible for leading product vision and strategy, and scaling of the company’s high performing product management and design teams focused on delivering a market leading, differentiated product suite.

Timo Pelz

VP of Business Marketing, Reddit

Timo Pelz

VP of Business Marketing, Reddit

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Timo is Reddit’s VP of Business Marketing, driving the go-to-market strategy that showcases the power and effectiveness of Reddit’s ever-evolving advertising offering. He leads the team that connects Reddit’s Sales organization with the wider industry, giving voice to Reddit’s 100,000+ communities for advertisers of all sizes and verticals. Timo has over 15 years of experience spanning a wide range of marketing, including B2C, B2B, communications, strategy, sales, brand, and product. Prior to Reddit, he worked at Instagram where he led global business marketing across brand and product for the company‘s business and advertising solutions. Timo is passionate about creating audience-led work that enables businesses of all sizes to achieve their goals. He earned his bachelor’s degree in North American cultural studies and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Bonn in Germany. When he’s not working, you’ll find Timo deep in his favorite Reddit communities r/parenting, r/Patriots, r/lawncare, r/TIL, and r/whereintheworld.

Kasim Aslam

Founder & CEO, Solutions 8

Kasim Aslam

Founder & CEO, Solutions 8

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Kasim is the founder and CEO of Solutions 8, one of the world’s top-ranked Google Ads agencies. He’s the traffic coach for DigitalMarketer.com’s ELITE coaching program, was hand-selected by Ryan Deiss to help create DigitalMarketer’s new Paid Traffic Certification, and is the co-host of Perpetual Traffic (one of the top marketing podcasts in the world).
Recipient of the Arizona Interactive Marketing Association’s 2017 TIM Award for Person of the Year, Kasim was also named one of the Top 50 Digital Marketing Thought Leaders in the United States by The University of Missouri in 2020. His book, The 7 Critical Principles of Effective Digital Marketing, was featured as one of the Top 100 Digital Marketing Books of All Time by Book Authority.
As a professional speaker, Kasim has been a main-stage emcee for the Traffic & Conversion Summit (the largest marketing conference in North America) and speaks regularly at marketing conferences around the globe. He and his wife have two sons; they split their time between Scottsdale, Arizona and Seattle, Washington.

Alex Cattoni

Founder, The Copy Posse

Alex Cattoni

Founder, The Copy Posse

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Alex is the founder of the Copy Posse, where she is on a mission to de-douchify the Internet, redefine modern marketing and build an empathy empire. Through her online programs, content and challenges, Alex has helped over 300,000 copywriters and entrepreneurs from around the world ignite their businesses with her fun and empathetic approach to branding, marketing and copywriting. Since launching the Copy Posse in 2020, Alex has been featured on Forbes, Mindvalley, and Traffic & Conversion Summit is a 4-time speaker at Ad World, and was crowned 2022 Marketer of the Year by DigitalMarketer.

Amanda Natividad

VP Marketing, SparkToro

Amanda Natividad

VP Marketing, SparkToro

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Amanda Natividad is VP of Marketing for audience research startup, SparkToro. She’s also a contributor for Adweek, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, and a former journalist. Amanda previously led marketing for Growth Machine, led marketing for Liftopia, built Fitbit’s B2B content program, and led content and communications for NatureBox. Amanda has spoken at marketing events like Demand Curve’s Growth Summit, and guest lectured at Columbia Business School and Cornell University.

Brendan Kane

Founder & CEO, Hook Point LLC

Brendan Kane

Founder & CEO, Hook Point LLC

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Since 2005, Brendan Kane has helped the largest brands and celebrities in the world reverse engineer how to make content go viral. Brendan and his team at Hook Point have generated 60 billion views and 100+ million followers for the content they have worked on. Over the course of his career, Brendan: Developed the first ever influencer campaign on YouTube in 2007 Oversaw $200 million in marketing spend Worked with major corporations MTV, Viacom, Vice Magazine, Paramount Pictures, IKEA and Sketchers Generated $1 billion in revenue for clients Worked with celebrities Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Adriana Lima on their digital strategy Generated over a million followers on my personal Facebook and Instagram account as an experiment Authored best selling books One Million Followers: How I Built a Massive Social Audience in 30 Days and Hook Point: How to Stand out in a 3-Second World And most recently developed The HookPoint Guide to Going Viral

Alex Fedotoff

CEO, D2C Brands

Alex Fedotoff

CEO, D2C Brands

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Alex Fedotoff is the owner/operator of eCom brands aggregator D2C Brands with brands like EQYL, Luxe cosmetics, and others in its portfolio. In his eCommerce career, he's generated over $100 mil. in revenue profitably using paid advertising and influencers.

Jess Vassallo

Founder & Head of Growth, Evocative Media

Jess Vassallo

Founder & Head of Growth, Evocative Media

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Jess Vassallo is the founder and Head of Growth of Evocative Media, an ecommerce growth marketing agency based in Sydney, Australia. Jess and her team have successfully generated more than $100 million in tracked revenue for their ecommerce clients through email marketing, paid social, Google advertising and SMS marketing in the past year. Since 2014, Jess has been pioneering positive change in digital marketing by focusing on holistic, data-led strategies and advocating for more transparency in the industry.

Aaron J. Nosbisch

CEO, Lucyd

Aaron J. Nosbisch

CEO, Lucyd

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Aaron J. Nosbisch is an entrepreneur, investor, and adventurer who has driven millions in revenue for his projects, all while traveling the world. He's currently CEO of Lucyd, the largest CBD/Hemp social advertising agency in the world, where his mission is to make a dent in human suffering by leading Conscious Compounds™ into mainstream culture.

Judy Sahay

CEO & Managing Director, Crowd Media

Judy Sahay

CEO & Managing Director, Crowd Media

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Judy Sahay is the Founder and Managing Director of Crowd Media Group - a group of three award winning agencies working together to connect brands with consumers in the most seamless way. The companies specialise in digital strategies, influencer marketing and building news/media publications.

Dara Denney

Senior Director of Performance Creative, Thesis (acq. by Barrington Media Group)

Dara Denney

Senior Director of Performance Creative, Thesis (acq. by Barrington Media Group)

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Dara Denney is the Senior Director of Performance Creative at the agency Thesis. A former "growth person", she now leads all digital ad creative teams at the agency. She is passionate about sharing creative and media buying tactics over on her YouTube Channel. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Mike Koziol

CEO, Mike Koziol Consulting Inc.

Mike Koziol

CEO, Mike Koziol Consulting Inc.

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Mike Koziol specializes in finding the most efficient strategies to build, grow and conduct business. He has a proven track record working with Fortune 50 businesses as well as with over 800 marketing agencies - large and small - from around the world, helping them build and scale their operations into profitable money-making machines.

Oliver Kenyon

Co-Founder, ConversionWise

Oliver Kenyon

Co-Founder, ConversionWise

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CONVERSION OPTIMIZATION TRACK

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Oliver started working online over 15 years ago with affiliate marketing and built the largest affiliate marking community online, to date! Which he then sold to Neil Patel in 2017.
He is currently Co-Founder at ConversionWise, aiming to be the biggest and best conversion rate company on the planet!
They provide solutions that skyrocket your business and make high conversion rates achievable for anyone!
Since co-founding the company in 2013 Oliver has built a team of 30+ conversion rate experts and have worked on over 3000+ projects for the likes of Unilever, SlimFast, Lotus Biscuits, BodyBuilding.com, Rob Lowe, Manny Pacquiao, T-Pain and so many more.

Taylor Lagace

Co-CEO, Kynship

Taylor Lagace

Co-CEO, Kynship

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Co-CEO & Co-Founder at Kynship. Prior to co-founding Kynship, Taylor worked at Athletes First, an NFL agency, where he was responsible for marketing on behalf of NFL stars, such as Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews, and Deshaun Watson. From Athletes First, he transitioned to the digital marketing side of the influencer marketing space by building out the influencer department at Common Thread Collective, a growth agency mainly focusing on Facebook Advertising. Here, Taylor was responsible for creating influencer partnerships on behalf of 30+ brands and running Facebook ads in tandem with influencers. Taylor’s holistic learning and experience within this space has led him to a greater understanding of influencer marketing, which he hopes to share with others who aim to leverage influencers for the growth of their business.

David Mausolf

Founder, Apex Growth

David Mausolf

Founder, Apex Growth

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David is the co-founder of Apex Growth, a growth marketing consultancy, and agency. His prior experience is leading growth teams at Disney and Lyft. Additionally, he has consulted with senior leaders at Riot Games, Shopify, Warner Brothers, and Univision.

Carl Weische

CEO, Accelerated

Carl Weische

CEO, Accelerated

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Carl Weische is co-founder of ACCELERATED, an AI-Driven CRO Agency based in Germany. Combining the logical and emotional side of advertising with hard-backed data, they’ve been able to scale their client portfolio to a $250M yearly run-rate. Having a background in sales psychology and NLP, they’ve been able to help their clients maximize their profitability and scalability through their sales funnel.

Dawn Veltri

Director of Marketing, RAEK

Dawn Veltri

Director of Marketing, RAEK

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Dawn Veltri is the Head of Marketing at RAEK, a software that helps businesses collect, organize, and utilize their first-party data to grow. Before joining RAEK, Dawn took two DTC startups from ideation to market to growth. She speaks frequently on the power of first-party data and how small to mid-sized businesses can harness it to effectively compete online.

Cory Crapes

Co-Founder, RAEK

Cory Crapes

Co-Founder, RAEK

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Cory Crapes is cofounder of RAEK, a software that helps businesses collect, organize, and utilize their first-party data to grow. Before cofounding RAEK, Cory headed up growth for multiple restricted products, where he leveraged first-party data to reach customers online when most channels were off limits. Before that, he spent a decade in Fintech, where he helped small and medium-sized businesses scale using the latest payment technologies. Cory enjoys implementing new technologies to tackle the problems facing businesses.

Robert Katai

Marketing Communication Manager, Creatopy

Robert Katai

Marketing Communication Manager, Creatopy

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Robert Katai is the Marketing Communication Manager at Creatopy, an industry-leading ad automation platform. With over 15 years of experience in marketing and social media, Robert created content marketing campaigns featured on Adweek, TechCrunch, and Entrepreneur. He's been a speaker at conferences worldwide and is always in search of new experiences that can prove good marketing can get good results. He is also the founder of one of the most popular podcasts in Romania.

Fabiola Baglieri

Digital Content Creator, W.P.M.

Fabiola Baglieri

Digital Content Creator, W.P.M.

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Fabiola is the first female Italian Tiktoker. She became famous for her transition format: a trend that provides aninstant glow - up with makeup transformations, in specific from Mr. Beandaughter to Kendall Jenner.
She is committed to be a voice that can help change things and make the world a friendlier place in which nobody can afford to judge, bully, isolate or mock a person for how they appear on the outside, in which people can make fun of themselves and embrace the ways they want to show their faces and their physical appearance to the world and in which you don't have to be perfect to pursue happiness and glowing up is more of an attitude than an external thing.
Fabiola is born in Italy and she is currently based in LA, where she is attending acting classes.
Fabiola's social media contents are collecting many likes and high engagement. In just 9 months Fabiola managed to have +14M followers.

Lauren Kleinman

Founder & CEO, Dreamday and Co-Founder, The Quality Edit

Lauren Kleinman

Founder & CEO, Dreamday and Co-Founder, The Quality Edit

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BRAND BUILDING TRACK

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Lauren is a rising star in the world of content and performance marketing and a PR maven who has blazed a new path, continuing to set DTC brands up for immense success. Lauren is the Founder & CEO of Dreamday and Co-founder of The Quality Edit.
She has been driving continuous growth for the brands she services on behalf of both businesses, which both sit at the intersection of commerce, content, and conversion. She utilizes her learnings and experience from her time building Ritual into an iconic DTC brand, and implements the most successful practices to her businesses today.
She has a unique 360-perspective of the publishing ecosystem from her experience building and being in-house at a DTC brand, to creating her own PR/Affiliate Marketing agency, to building a fast-growing publication and media company.

Dale Bertrand

President, Fire&Spark

Dale Bertrand

President, Fire&Spark

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Dale Bertrand has been an SEO specialist to Fortune 500 companies and venture-backed start-ups around the world for two decades. His clients include global brands such as Citizen Watch, Nestle, Raymond Weil and Bulova. He applies his graduate school work in artificial intelligence to search engine marketing. Dale speaks at industry conferences and leads corporate training events.

Anvar Jabirov

CEO, Creative Flywheel

Anvar Jabirov

CEO, Creative Flywheel

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Anvar started in digital marketing back in 2018. After years of freelancing and working for agencies, in 2020 he founded Creative Flywheel - one of the leading performance content partners for 7-8 figure CPG brands like The Scandinavian Biolabs, Organixx, Michael Todd Beauty, Nood, and many more.

Louis Krubich

Founder & CEO, MALKA Media

Louis Krubich

Founder & CEO, MALKA Media

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Louis Krubich is the Founder and CEO of MALKA Media, an entirely in-house media company that produces ‘content at the speed of culture.’ By applying Hollywood-level production capabilities and agile workflows on top of some serious technology, MALKA can deliver content at scale that meets the brand equity standards clients expect and deliver in time to participate in the conversation, making MALKA unique from the start. MALKA Media has over 250 full-time creatives across Santa Monica (CA) and Jersey City (NJ) studios, leading the production of award winning feature documentaries, digital stack shows and up to a thousand digital assets a month.
Louis and the MALKA team work with SHOWTIME Sports, Proper Twelve of Proximo Brands, Sophia and Sistine Stallone’s podcast UNWAXED, Award-winning All The Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Katie Austin's Austin AF, KG Certified with Kevin Garnett, MMA Sports Show of the Year at the MMA Awards Morning Kombat, Shorty Industry Award Winner Dexter: New Blood Wrap Up, and Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson, among others.

Jaleh Rezaei

CEO, Mutiny

Jaleh Rezaei

CEO, Mutiny

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Jaleh is the co-founder and CEO of Mutiny, a no-code AI platform that helps the fastest growing companies increase conversions and spend efficiency by up to 3x. Prior to starting Mutiny, Jaleh was employee 12 and CMO at Gusto, where she grew the company 100x to 50,000 customers over 4 years.

Past Speakers

Seth Godin

Entrepreneur, Author, Founder & CEO, Akimbo

Seth Godin

Marketing Visionary & Founder, Akimbo

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Seth Godin is the author of 20 bestsellers that have been read all around the world. His work has been translated into more than 35 languages. He is also the founder of the altMBA and The Akimbo Workshops—online seminars that have transformed the lives of thousands of people.
He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and—most of all—changing the way people see the world. You might be familiar with some of his books: Linchpin, Tribes, The Dip, and Purple Cow. His book, "This Is Marketing", was an instant bestseller around the world. His latest, "The Practice", was published at the end of 2020 and is already a smash hit.
In addition to his writing and speaking, Seth has founded several companies, including Yoyodyne and Squidoo. His blog (you can find this by typing “Seth” into Google) is one of the most popular on the internet. His podcast rests in the top 1% of all podcasts worldwide.
In 2018, he was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame. More than 20,000 people have completed his influential Akimbo and altMBA workshops, and continue to seek out his invaluable guidance.

Ryan Deiss

Founder & CEO, DigitalMarketer

Ryan Deiss

Founder & CEO, DigitalMarketer

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Ryan Deiss is the Founder and CEO of The Scalable Company, DigitalMarketer.com, and a Founding Partner at Scalable Equity, LLC, a venture equity accelerator that builds and acquires B2B media and software brands. He is the creator of the “Customer Value Optimization” methodology, and has introduced and popularized many of the digital selling strategies that modern companies now take for granted. He is also the Founder and Host of "The Traffic & Conversion Summit", the largest digital marketing conversion conference in North America. Ryan is a best-selling author and a sought-after speaker who has shared the stage with top business leaders and celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, William Shatner, Gary Vaynerchuk, Rachel Hollis, Tim Ferris, Daymond John, and Dave Ramsey.

Danisha Lomax

EVP/Head of Client Inclusivity & Impact, Digitas North America

Danisha Lomax

EVP/Head of Client Inclusivity & Impact, Digitas North America

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As SVP/National Paid Social Lead & Head of Media (West Coast) at Digitas, Danisha Lomax takes pride in developing programs that focus on authenticity, cultural impact, and advocacy for women of color. With over a decade of experience in media, Danisha is a master at her craft, but her deep knowledge of social platforms is just the tip of the iceberg.
At Digitas, Danisha oversees a team of social experts who create scalable, holistic end-to-end activations for the agency and its clients. She helps clients expand their use-cases for social, with an authentic audience and culture-first strategy. Her approach has won her multiple awards including CampaignUS Media Planner of the Year (2021) Chief Marketer's Market like a Mother award (2021) and Cynopsis Top Women in Media (2020), among others. Additionally, she is a sought-after thought leader and speaker. She's written industry articles related to Facebook's shift to stories, inclusivity in Instagram stories, Snapchat going premium, and year-over-year social trends in various high-caliber trade and industry publications.

Nik Sharma

CEO, HOOX.co

Nik Sharma

CEO, HOOX.co

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Nik Sharma is widely known as “The DTC Guy”, a Forbes 30 Under 30 member, AdWeek’s Young & Influential, and a resource that brands and investors turn to for growth. Nik is the active CEO of Sharma Brands and HOOX, where clients include Feastables, Cometeer, Roc Nation, GXVE Beauty, Caraway Home, Haus and more.
Prior to entering the world of eCommerce, Nik worked on social media strategy for A-list celebrities including Pitbull, Priyanka Chopra, and MAGIC!, to natively increase distribution as well as increase fan interaction and engagement for the purpose of driving album sales.

Jorie Waterman

Industry Manager, Ecommerce, Meta

Jorie Waterman

Industry Manager, Ecommerce, Meta

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Jorie Waterman joined Facebook in 2019 as an Industry Manager leading several of Facebook’s largest global clients. She came to Facebook with over twenty years of experience connecting consumers and businesses online - learning from her work as CMO of Redbubble, VP of Internet Marketing at Shutterfly, Head of Performance Channels at eBay Enterprise, Head of Global Search at McCann Worldgroup, Product Planner at Microsoft and more.
Over the past 10 years, she has had a deep focus on performance marketing with some of the most sizable product catalogs online.
She graduated from Harvard with a degree in Comparative Religion, lived for a year and a half in a Buddhist monastery and grew up around the world.

Alex Hormozi

Managing Partner, Acquisition.com

Alex Hormozi

Managing Partner, Acquisition.com

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Alex Hormozi is an American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. By the age of 32, Alex and his wife Leila’s portfolio of companies crossed $85M per year in revenue spanning: brick & mortar service, licensing, education, SAAS, and e-commerce. He is widely considered growth & monetization expert and is a guest contributor on Forbes & Entrepreneur. He and his wife now spend their time investing in founder-led service-based businesses to help them scale & multiply profits. They also donate millions to advancing equal access to education in underprivileged communities.

Molly Pittman

CEO, Smart Marketer

Molly Pittman

CEO, Smart Marketer

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Molly Pittman is fascinated by marketing and committed to helping entrepreneurs build lives and careers they love. In 2012, Molly left her bartending job in Kentucky to become an intern at DigitalMarketer. In just four years, she became the company's Vice President, overseeing $100 million in ad spend during her career to date, co-hosting the Perpetual Traffic Podcast, and mentoring over 10,000 business owners. Two years later, in 2017, she walked away from her "dream job" to ride the crazy rollercoaster of entrepreneurship. She currently serves as the CEO of Smart Marketer. In her free time, she leads the growth and funding efforts for a homeless animal shelter in Kentucky.

Ezra Firestone

CEO, BOOM! by Cindy Joseph

Ezra Firestone

CEO, BOOM! by Cindy Joseph & Zipify Apps and Founder, Smart Marketer

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Ezra Firestone has been recognized by Shopify and Entrepreneur Magazine as a leading ecommerce expert and a refreshing voice in the entrepreneurial community. He has founded multiple 7- and 8-figure brands (generating over $165.5 million in the past 5 years), and shares his personal and professional insights through Smart Marketer and Zipify Apps. An outspoken proponent of “people over profit,” he leads a team of 143 employees while traveling the world educating business owners on how to build brands with integrity and purpose. In 2021 Ezra purchased oVertone Color an 8-figure Ecommerce brand and Most recently in 2022, Ezra partnered with Shopify to update their premier course on Facebook advertising.

Sofia Hernandez

Global Head of Business Marketing, TikTok

Sofia Hernandez

Global Head of Business Marketing, TikTok

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Sofia Hernandez is the Global Head of Business Marketing at TikTok, where she helps brands around the world tap into the power of TikTok by challenging them to build innovative marketing strategies that drive culture on and off the platform. Prior to TikTok, Sofia was the Chief Client Officer at consumer insights platform Suzy where she was responsible for driving revenue retention and growth, informing the product roadmap, and ensuring the entire company was rooted in a ‘customer first’ approach. With over 18 years leading some of the most iconic global marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies including P&G, J&J, Netflix and Spotify, Sofia's passion for people and what makes them tick continues to fuel her keen understanding of how to drive successful connections between brands and the people that love them.

Michael Burke

Managing Director, Branded Apparel & Durables, Google

Michael Burke

Managing Director, Branded Apparel & Durables, Google

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As Google’s Managing Director of Luxury, Branded Apparel & Durables, Michael Burke leads a sales team responsible for driving business growth for  many of the world's largest, most loved brands and agencies.
In his nearly two decades at Google, he's enjoyed a front row seat to the future of commerce and marketing. Digital media, consumer privacy, AI, and seamless omnichannel engagement are the hottest trends in retail, and Michael and his team are actively supporting hundreds of brands in their own unique digital transformations.
Leveraging deep consumer insights, they are also delivering world-class digital marketing strategies and solutions to help brands engage and acquire high-value customers.
Michael has built and led high-performing teams across several industries and product areas. Prior to focusing on Brand Manufacturers, Michael managed teams in Retail and Consumer Electronics, and led business development for Google Checkout. During a year-long exit from Google, he also led business development at Clickable, a VC-backed, growth stage start-up acquired by Syncapse.
Michael is a frequent content publisher and industry speaker at events such as the Vogue Business Summit, Digiday Publishing Summit, and Ecom World. His expertise covers topics ranging from the evolving retail landscape and growth of digital goods, to the application of AI in retail and marketing.

Marc Lefkowitz

Director of Partner Development APAC, YouTube

Marc Lefkowitz

Director of Partner Development APAC, YouTube

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Marc Lefkowitz leads the scaled partnerships team for YouTube APAC. His team is responsible for managing large and strategic creators, artists, labels, enterprises, and media companies across the region. The team delivers exceptional management experiences to help their partners optimize and expand their YouTube businesses and create a positive and lasting impact on the world.
Prior to leading the Partner Development team in APAC, he managed several technical partnerships teams at Google, was a Senior Product Manager, and a Senior Software Development Lead at various companies throughout his 20 years of experience.
Marc has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and a BS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Raja Rajamannar

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Mastercard

Raja Rajamannar

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Mastercard & Author of Quantum Marketing

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Raja Rajamannar is responsible for successfully leading Mastercard’s marketing transformation, including developing its Priceless experiential platforms and the creation and deployment of cutting-edge marketing-led business models. He oversaw the successful evolution of the brand’s identity, pioneering Mastercard’s move to become a symbol brand and launching its breakthrough sonic architecture. Raja serves as President of the World Federation of Advertisers, is among Business Insider’s Top 25 World’s Most Innovative CMOs, Forbes World’s Most Influential CMOs, Adweek’s most tech savvy CMOs and ANA Educational Foundation’s Marketer of the Year. He is the author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling book, Quantum Marketing.

Michelle Crossan-Matos

CMO, Samsung Electronics America

Michelle Crossan-Matos

CMO, Samsung Electronics America

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Michelle Crossan-Matos is the Chief Marketing Officer at Samsung Electronics America. In this role, she is responsible for leading the Company’s U.S. consumer and B2B marketing strategy, positioning Samsung as a global leader in technology and helping to drive profitable revenue growth. Prior to her CMO position, she was Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Innovation & Transformation at Samsung, where she oversaw overall corporate strategy, innovation, transformation, and new business incubation. Before Samsung, she served as CMO for Vertu, a British manufacturer and retailer of luxury mobile phones, and held global and regional brand leadership roles at Proctor & Gamble.

Jake Bailey

Head of Industry, Digital Disruptors, Meta

Jake Bailey

Head of Industry, Digital Disruptors, Meta

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Jake Bailey is Facebook’s Head of Industry for Disruptors, a group of high-growth digitally-native companies that are changing their respective industries. Jake joined Facebook from Wish Shopping, where he built their North American & European Business development groups, along with launching their merchant advertising platform.
He has worked with ecommerce companies all over the world and technology startups for the past 15 years, including running all paid advertising and international business for Overstock.com.

Kaitee Daley

Vice President, Social Media, ESPN

Kaitee Daley

Vice President, Social Media, ESPN

DESCRIPTION

Kaitee Daley is the Vice President of Social Media at ESPN. In this role, she leads a team of talented social media specialists and designers that power the most followed and engaged brand in all of sports. In 2021, ESPN Social generated over 4.7 billion engagements, a 75% increase vs. 2019 totals. Daley’s responsibilities include strategic oversight of all social content published across Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook, as well as the production of rolling shows on Snapchat and the team of specialists that collaborate with ESPN talent on social optimization.

Roman King

Creative Director, WNBA

Roman King

Creative Director, WNBA

DESCRIPTION

Roman King is the Creative Director for the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), with over a decade of experience in marketing and editorial. Since 2019, he has spearheaded all creative efforts emanating from the WNBA, including television advertising, design, content, storytelling, branding, and experiential. Some of his accomplishments for the WNBA include launching the league's 2019 rebrand, their 25th-anniversary campaign 'Count It' in 2021, and the league's first-ever short-film We Are The W in 2022.
Adweek recognized Roman in 2022 as an LGBTQ+ changemaker in marketing and advertising as one of their annual Pride Stars.
His prior experiences include creative and design leadership roles at Rolling Stone, Philadelphia magazine, and Condé Nast. He is also an alumnus of Yale School of Management's Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders program.

Rose Jia

Head of Growth Marketing, Amazon Grocery

Rose Jia

Head of Growth Marketing, Amazon Grocery

DESCRIPTION

Rose Jia is an award-winning leader who currently heads up growth marketing for Amazon’s grocery division, including brands like Amazon Fresh. She and her team drive profitable growth through awareness, discovery, conversion, partnerships, and go-to-market initiatives. She is also considered a "Renaissance Marketer" — a multi-disciplined leader who leverages her wide and differing industry knowledge to build patented innovative products and solutions.

Ann Piper

Head of Client Partnerships, Spotify

Ann Piper

Head of Client Partnerships, Spotify

DESCRIPTION

Ann Piper joined Spotify in July 2017 and currently holds the position of Head of Client Partnerships leading the US Vertical team. She oversees 8 Categories helping to drive over $500M in revenue. Prior to joining the global audio streaming platform, Ann spent six years at AOL where she ran the Retail/CPG team for the West Coast. She has extensive experience in the media industry with roles at CBS MarketWatch, Red Herring and Hearst Magazines. Ann holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Loyola Marymount University. She enjoys outdoor hiking, traveling to new places, and spending time with her husband, James, and two sons, Jeffrey and Jack.

Sam Oh

VP of Marketing, Ahrefs

Sam Oh

VP of Marketing, Ahrefs

DESCRIPTION

Sam Oh is VP of Marketing at Ahrefs, an industry leading SEO software provider. He has grown Ahrefs' YouTube channel to one of the largest in their industry, leading to over 15 million views and tens of thousands of new users. Prior to his work at Ahrefs, he co-led a successful digital marketing agency and had three businesses acquired. Sam has spoken at conferences worldwide and is a frequent guest on marketing podcasts.

Elisabeth Rommel

GM NA + EU Advertising, eBay

Elisabeth Rommel

GM NA + EU Advertising, eBay

DESCRIPTION

Elisabeth Rommel leads business development, strategy, marketing, and operations for eBay Advertising, a $1B eCommerce advertising business. Under her leadership, eBay Ads has launched three new advertising solutions (Promoted Listings Advanced, Promoted Listings Express, External Promoted Listings), expanding the suite of solutions to help sellers achieve their business goals and drive success. Prior to eBay, Elisabeth held leadership positions at Amazon and Google, including launching and growing Amazon’s display and sponsored products businesses. She has worked closely with emerging and established brands to grow businesses online, and create products and services to support marketing analytics and conversion.

Ginny Ziegler

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Accenture North America

Ginny Ziegler

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Accenture North America

DESCRIPTION

Ginny is a boundary pusher who puts purpose at the core of the disruptive marketing and communications strategies she reimagines and leads for Accenture North America – Accenture’s largest market. She leads a team that has deep expertise across a wide spectrum of digital and traditional channels and she inspires them to harness emerging technologies to innovate exceptional, omni-connected experiences for Accenture’s people, clients, prospective employees and communities.
A member of Accenture’ Global Leadership Council and North America Leadership Team, Ginny advocates vociferously for programs that accelerate inclusion and diversity, advance corporate citizenship and bring more women into technology and leadership roles. She has more than 30 years’ experience in guiding strategic marketing and communications for top brands, including HPE, Deutsche Bank, GM, IBM, Intuit, Microsoft, Sun, Philips and Xerox PARC.
A classical singer, Ginny is an executive board member of the San Francisco Opera Guild, which brings award-winning arts education programs to 64,000 kids in Bay area schools. She’s also a founding member of CHIEF San Francisco, an organization that supports women in executive roles. Ginny earned a B.A. with joint honors in modern languages, literature and linguistics from the University of Bristol.

Alexis Jourrou

Global Enterprise Innovation Director, Condé Nast

Alexis Jourrou

Global Enterprise Innovation Director, Condé Nast

DESCRIPTION

Alexis Jourrou is Enterprise Innovation Director at Condé Nast, helping to transform markets and brand titles to be digital first, and leading the way in innovation.
He has led branded content campaigns for the likes of Gucci, Porsche, and Samsung in partnership with Conde Nast's worldwide brands such as Vogue and GQ.

Eric Siu

Founder & Chairman, Single Grain

Eric Siu

Founder & Chairman, Single Grain

DESCRIPTION

Eric Siu is the founder of Leveling Up, a holding company that acquires martech SaaS and agencies doing $1-10M in annual revenue. He also hosts two podcasts: ‘Marketing School’ & ‘Leveling Up’, which get over 1M monthly downloads combined.
Over the years, Eric has helped companies such as Amazon, Uber, Airbnb, and Salesforce acquire more customers. He also speaks around the world on marketing & SaaS. Eric is also the author of 'Leveling Up: How to Master the Game of Life' and angel invests on the side.

Cheria Young

Vice President of Culture & Talent Experience, Known

Cheria Young

Vice President of Culture & Talent Experience, Known

DESCRIPTION

Cheria Young is the Vice President of Culture and Talent Experience at Known, a modern marketing company engineered to meet the unprecedented challenges and opportunities facing marketers today. Cheria is a culture strategist focused on building a heart-centered culture where people show up with their whole selves to do the best work of their lives. She takes an innovative approach to learning and development, by designing purpose-driven experiences and future-focused strategies for employees to feel inspired, supported, and motivated. Cheria's work is helping to shape the future of Known and create a culture of sustained inspiration to support talent through Known's enormous growth.
Prior to Known, Cheria spent over 15 years in the non-profit space, most recently as the Director of Innovation at the #1 Healthcare Charity in the country, ALSAC / St. Jude Children’s Hospital. There, she led innovation through transformative culture initiatives such as, an annual Innovation Week conference, the co-founding and management of their 75-person corporate Accelerator, and a variety of enterprise-wide learning/development and consultant services. This work, and the fruits thereof, landed the organization No.1 on Fast Company’s Best Workplace for Innovators in 2020.

Ralph Burns

Founder & CEO, Tier 11

Ralph Burns

Founder & CEO, Tier 11

DESCRIPTION

Ralph Burns is the Founder and CEO of Tier 11, a digital marketing agency that utilizes a proprietary system called Customer Acquisition Amplification™to unlock the online potential of purpose-driven businesses to help them scale and grow. Ralph's 100% virtual agency—with people in over 23 countries and 6 continents—manages a portfolio of social media advertising customer accounts in over 57 industries with an annual spend in excess of $100 million. He co-hosts the ‘Perpetual Traffic’ podcast, which has been downloaded over 8 million times and has helped tens of thousands of people grow their businesses through online traffic and conversion strategies. Ralph splits his time between Boston and Cape Cod with his wife and two college-aged sons.

Mark Zhang

Chief Napper, Manta Sleep

Mark Zhang

Chief Napper, Manta Sleep

DESCRIPTION

Mark Zhang is a Chief Napper at Manta Sleep, a company that aims to empower light sleepers to sleep better so they can do more. They believe that prioritizing rest and sleep is the secret to unlocking organizational excellence and realizing people's full potential. This is why every day at Manta Sleep after lunch, you'll find the lights OFF and the power naps ON. Mark has a passion for physical products and has created several 7-figure ecommerce companies in the last 10 years.

Michael Litman

Senior Director, Web3 & NFTs, Media.Monks

Michael Litman

Senior Director, Web3 & NFTs, Media.Monks

DESCRIPTION

Michael is the first Senior Director of Web3 and NFT’s at Media.Monks. He is a collector, connector and advisor to NFT projects, founding member of Meebits DAO, web3 believer and thought leader. Can be found at the intersection between brands, tech, culture and commerce.

Amanda Natividad

VP Marketing, SparkToro

Amanda Natividad

VP Marketing, SparkToro

DESCRIPTION

Amanda Natividad is VP of Marketing for audience research startup, SparkToro. She’s also a contributor for Adweek, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, and a former journalist. Amanda previously led marketing for Growth Machine, led marketing for Liftopia, built Fitbit’s B2B content program, and led content and communications for NatureBox. Amanda has spoken at marketing events like Demand Curve’s Growth Summit, and guest lectured at Columbia Business School and Cornell University.

Omar Raja

ESPN Talent, Social Strategist, ESPN

Omar Raja

ESPN Talent, Social Strategist, ESPN

DESCRIPTION

Omar Raja serves as commentator for ESPN’s digital and social content. In addition to being the leading voice behind ESPN’s SportsCenter Instagram account, Raja’s role includes multi-platform talent appearances across shows like Hoop Streams, The College Football Playoff Show, and SportsCenter. He is also responsible for strategic social programming across ESPN’s social platforms, bringing industry-leading expertise in user-generated content strategy and social community building to expand ESPN’s reach to the next generation of sports fans.

Jess Chan

Founder & CEO, Longplay

Jess Chan

Founder & CEO, Longplay

DESCRIPTION

Jess Chan is the Founder & CEO of Longplay, a full-service retention & lifecycle marketing agency for DTC ecommerce brands. She bootstrapped the agency - scaling to 7-figures in revenue in the first 18 months, and since then the business has continued to scale sustainably and profitably with a remote team.
Longplay has generated $300M+ in email revenue working with clients from startup to $500M+.
As a previous Chief Marketing Officer of a multi-million dollar DTC ecommerce company, Jess built Longplay with a focus on systematic marketing strategies and intensive team development to provide a white glove client experience that achieves results.

James Nicholas Kinney

Global Chief of Diversity & Talent Discovery, Media.Monks

James Nicholas Kinney

Global Chief of Diversity & Talent Discovery, Media.Monks

DESCRIPTION

People, culture, and, diversity executive with 22 years of experience building high-performance cultures for innovative companies. A judicious leader with a consultative, pragmatic, and dynamic style. A member of the c-suite with cross-functional abilities across finance, legal, and operations. A business behaviorist, change, and growth expert. A track record of creating inclusive workplaces and experiences.

Alex Fedotoff

CEO, D2C Brands

Alex Fedotoff

CEO, D2C Brands

DESCRIPTION

Alex Fedotoff is the owner/operator of eCom brands aggregator D2C Brands with brands like EQYL, Luxe cosmetics, and others in its portfolio. In his eCommerce career, he's generated over $100 mil. in revenue profitably using paid advertising and influencers.

Alex Cattoni

Founder, The Copy Posse

Alex Cattoni

Founder, The Copy Posse

DESCRIPTION

Alex is a copywriter, marketing strategist and the founder of the Copy Posse, the raddest, baddest crew of copywriters on the Internet with over 200,000+ students worldwide.⁣
Since 2012, she has proudly partnered with some of the top transformational authors and brands in the industry, helping them massively increase profits through her iconic email marketing campaigns, list monetization strategies and industry-leading sales funnels.
Through her online programs, content and challenges, Alex has helped thousands of copywriters and entrepreneurs turn their passion for writing into full-time freedom and ignite their businesses with words that work.
Alex has been featured on Forbes, Mindvalley, Digital Marketer and is a 3-time speaker at Ad World.

Kasim Aslam

Founder & CEO, Solutions 8

Kasim Aslam

Founder & CEO, Solutions 8

DESCRIPTION

Kasim is the founder and CEO of Solutions 8, one of the world’s top-ranked Google Ads agencies. He’s the traffic coach for DigitalMarketer.com’s ELITE coaching program, was hand-selected by Ryan Deiss to help create DigitalMarketer’s new Paid Traffic Certification, and is the co-host of Perpetual Traffic (one of the top marketing podcasts in the world).
Recipient of the Arizona Interactive Marketing Association’s 2017 TIM Award for Person of the Year, Kasim was also named one of the Top 50 Digital Marketing Thought Leaders in the United States by The University of Missouri in 2020. His book, The 7 Critical Principles of Effective Digital Marketing, was featured as one of the Top 100 Digital Marketing Books of All Time by Book Authority.
As a professional speaker, Kasim has been a main-stage emcee for the Traffic & Conversion Summit (the largest marketing conference in North America) and speaks regularly at marketing conferences around the globe. He and his wife have two sons; they split their time between Scottsdale, Arizona and Seattle, Washington.

Luke Kostka

Creative & Content Strategist, Ad World

Luke Kostka

Creative & Content Strategist, Ad World

DESCRIPTION

Luke Kostka is a creative who operates at the intersection of authenticity and action. He owns a content creation and production studio called New Norml Media that focuses on using a brand’s genuine personality, and where growth is a by-product. He is also a creative director for the digital marketing community “AdLeaks” which has over 250k followers within all groups including “Facebook Adbuyers”.
Based in Dana Point, CA, Luke utilizes the ocean for surfing, fishing, and the beach lifestyle, while playing guitar and singing originals are his side-passion.

Sharon Gai

General Manager, Pattern

Sharon Gai

General Manager, Pattern

DESCRIPTION

Sharon Gai is currently the General Manager of China at Pattern. She is a China-born Canadian who has had 10+ years in ecommerce, digital marketing and branding. In her tenure at Tmall, China's largest B2C ecommerce platform, she has advised large to emerging internet-viral brands in crafting their digital marketing and online e-commerce strategy in China. She is the author of the book, Ecommerce Reimagined: what we can learn in retail and ecommerce from China. Sharon has an Honors Bachelor’s degree in International Development from McGill and a Masters in Information Management from Columbia University.

Michoel Snow

Senior Manager, Data Science & Machine Learning, BARK

Michoel Snow

Senior Manager, Data Science & Machine Learning, BARK

DESCRIPTION

Michoel Snow joined the BARK data science and machine learning team in 2019 working with growth and marketing to optimize customer acquisition.  He is leading Bark’s efforts in Media Mix Modeling and new channel testing and evaluation. Prior to BARK, Michoel worked at Montefiore Hospital developing machine learning models to optimize the patient experience and increase the efficacy of the care teams in Radiology, Oncology, and Critical Care.  He received his MD PhD in computational neuroscience from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  He currently lives in Brooklyn with his dog and usually between one to three foster dogs.

Savannah Sanchez

Founder, The Social Savannah

Savannah Sanchez

Founder, The Social Savannah

DESCRIPTION

Savannah Sanchez is one of the leading experts in TikTok media buying and ad creatives for ecommerce brands. Her speciality is creating TikToks ads that convert and she has built up a superstar team of content creators and editors to create TikToks each week for her clients. Savannah works with the hottest ecommerce brands including Fabletics, REVOLVE, Mixtiles, BlendJet, Sugar Bear Hair, and Our Place just to name a few. Her TikTok expertise has enabled many top ecommerce brands to scale.

Amina Pasha

CMO, Thrive Market

Amina Pasha

CMO, Thrive Market

DESCRIPTION

With more than a decade of experience in marketing followed by a pivotal role at The Honest Company, Pasha serves as the safeguard of brand and performance marketing at the mission-driven e-commerce powerhouse, Thrive Market. Tasked with humanizing the online grocery’s mission, she is integrating the 40+ marketing team to drive a clear story across every member touchpoint. Under her watch, the company reached 1,000,000+ members in 2020, was recognized as the largest grocer to ever receive B-Corp certification and raised over $1.5 million in healthy groceries for those affected by the pandemic.
Pasha was recently listed in Forbes’ third annual CMO Next 2021 list as one of the country’s top marketing chiefs, recognizing Pasha’s success in redefining the role of marketing while steering a transformative mission-led business amid a changing world. While at Thrive Market, Pasha has re-energized the brand’s story, revisiting the five-year-old company’s original mission of making healthy living easy, accessible and affordable for everyone, using the original mission as the blueprint for the brand’s marketing efforts.

Jason Wong

CEO, Doe Beauty

Jason Wong

CEO, Doe Beauty

DESCRIPTION

In the past 8 years, Jason Wong has built a portfolio of 7-figure and 8-figure eCommerce brands that span beauty, food and beverages, home decor, and apparel. His holding company Pughaus is involved in brands such as Doe Lashes, Kaja Beauty, I Dew Care, Nectar Hard Seltzer, Triple Whale, and other emerging brands in the DTC space. Renown for his approach to brand marketing and framework to bootstrap consumer brands, he teach his program at Shopify as well as speaking at Universities across the country.

Yusuf Omar

Co-Founder & CEO, Seen

Yusuf Omar

Co-Founder & CEO, Seen

DESCRIPTION

Yusuf Omar is co-founder of Seen, a global video publisher with over 5.5 million followers. They’ve empowered over 20,000 people in 140 countries to make video stories with their phones. Yusuf is an award-winning journalist and Tedx speaker, previously at CNN International in London Yusuf has covered the Syrian civil war and other conflicts. Based between Australia, London and South Africa, he has presented over 100 storytelling keynotes around the world.

Max Hertan

Director, Megaphone & Co-Founder, Silvi

Max Hertan

Director, Megaphone & Co-Founder, Silvi

DESCRIPTION

Max Hertan is the founder of Megaphone, one of Australia’s largest and most awarded digital agencies. Megaphone is currently serving 400+ clients, across 5 countries, with 145 staff. Max also founded Silvi, one of Australia’s fastest growing ecommerce companies, and has amassed millions of views on YouTube from his “Max’s Monthly Challenges” series.

Courtney Tarrant

Owner & COO, The Ad Girls

Courtney Tarrant

Owner & COO, The Ad Girls

DESCRIPTION

Courtney Tarrant is the COO & Owner of The Ad Girls, an all-female Facebook & Instagram Advertising agency. She has managed tens of millions of dollars in ad spend, and helped grow brands to multiple seven and 8-figures. She and her team have generated over $40,000,000 for their hundreds of notable clients worldwide. Courtney is on a mission helping women create a life and business they LOVE and is always looking at how ads can not just make your business better, but make your life better too.

Lazar Žepinić

CEO, Pendulum Ads

Lazar Žepinić

CEO, Pendulum Ads

DESCRIPTION

Lazar Žepinić is the former owner and Co-Founder of Sellers Alley, and CEO of Pendulum Ads, an advertising agency dedicated to TikTok Advertising and Influencer Scouting. The company has partnerships with some of the biggest brands, including Thrasio and TikTok.
Lazar participated in many marketing events, summits, and workshops around the globe and continues to share expertise from his decade-long professional experience with others.

Maira Genovese

Founder & President, MG Empower

Maira Genovese

Founder & President, MG Empower

DESCRIPTION

Maira Genovese is an Entrepreneur, Speaker, Founder and President of the digital marketing powerhouse MG Empower.
Before founding MG Empower in 2017, she held marketing positions with industry titans American Express, Kering, and Value Retail.
Throughout her career, Maira has been driven by her vision to empower people. This vision, combined with her passionate belief that excellence can only be achieved through meaningful purpose, forms the bedrock of values upheld through every facet of MG Empower- a new-age digital communications agency that has ripped up the rulebooks and reframed how brands connect with global communities. Within just five years, in 2021, MG Empower was acquired by the US-headquartered Amyris Inc. Maira continues to lead the agency as President, focusing on innovation development and global scaling.
A trusted advisor to some of the world’s most inspiring brands, including TikTok, Chopard, Ford, Porsche, Bumble, Biossance, StarzPlay, SnapChat and Deliveroo, Maira is internationally recognised as a driving force in shaping the future of marketing through digital innovation grounded in her unprecedented understanding of cultural insight and social intelligence.

Matas Kemzūra

Chief Growth Officer, Sugatan

Matas Kemzūra

Chief Growth Officer, Sugatan

DESCRIPTION

Matas Kemzura is Sugatan's Chief Growth Officer. He has single-handedly spent $2MM in monthly ad spend as an Ad Buyer whose efforts have been synonymous with Sugatan's $150MM in revenue generation for eCommerce stores. He is actively leading and grooming Ad Buyers and eCommerce startups to reach unprecedented growth from $50K monthly revenue to $1MM monthly revenue in just 10 months, all while maintaining target EBITDAs.

Jackie Quiring

Conversion & Direct Response Copywriter, Jackie Quiring Inc.

Jackie Quiring

Conversion & Direct Response Copywriter, Jackie Quiring Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Jackie is a conversion and direct response copywriter. Her superpower? Crafting sticky sales copy that speaks to a prospect’s deepest desires, and persuades them to whip out their wallets.
Her mission? To help great brands make a real difference in the world by promoting their life-changing products and services.
As a certified and award-winning expert, Jackie Quiring has helped 175 B2B and B2C brands worldwide generate billions of impressions, millions of clicks and over $100M+ in revenue since 2011.

Daniel Doan

Neuro-response Conversion Copywriter, Doan Consulting

Daniel Doan

Neuro-response Conversion Copywriter, Doan Consulting

DESCRIPTION

Daniel Doan is a veteran direct-response copywriter and conversion strategist with over 10 years of experience writing high-converting landing pages, emails, and ads for some of the largest companies in America. He helps companies increase their conversions and sales by bridging the gap between what brands want to say and what their dream customers need to hear.
When he's not writing flattering bios about himself in the third person, he's focused on partnering with B2B companies and digital brands to help squeeze the juice out of every marketing dollar. Because when companies successfully bridge the gap between what they want to say and what their customers will read... clicks, conversions, sales, and top line revenue go bananas.

Kim Garcia

Chief Marketing Officer, Tagger

Kim Garcia

Chief Marketing Officer, Tagger

DESCRIPTION

Kim Garcia, CMO of Tagger Media, holds over 20 years of experience in Marketing with a focus on Entertainment and Emerging Media. Prior to joining Tagger, she served as a strategic consultant and advisor to start-ups, fortune 500 brands, and celebrity talent, simultaneously leading the charge as CMO of GoDisco.Kim also served as SVP of VaynerMedia where she developed the Entertainment vertical working with clients like USA Network, Syfy, Nickelodeon, Bravo, E!, and CNBC, as well as leading high-priority founder initiatives.Kim's work has been recognized by the Television Academy, PromaxBDA, Cannes Lions, SXSW and Facebook Business for innovation and success. She holds a Masters from Fordham University and currently lives in Santa Monica with her husband, Mariano, daughter, Summer and cat Rocky.

Asad Ali

Senior Brand Manager, Sendinblue

Asad Ali

Senior Brand Manager, Sendinblue

DESCRIPTION

In a nutshell, Asad is an agile thinker who loves a challenge and is highly developed at solving complex tasks. He is passionate about connecting people, bringing brands to life, building impactful strategies with high ROI, and exploring the ever-changing world of Marketing.
He is currently working as a Senior Brand Manager for a scaleup called Sendinblue where is tasked with building the brand narrative for the company in North America. In 2021, Asad was nominated as one of the 50 best emerging Marketers in the world by The Drum.
Outside of work Asad is an angel investor, Fellow at Included VC, a startup advisor, and owns a boutique agency.

Emily Heyward

Co-founder & Chief Brand Officer, Red Antler

Emily Heyward

Co-founder & Chief Brand Officer, Red Antler

DESCRIPTION

Emily Heyward is the Co-founder and Chief Brand Officer at Red Antler, the leading brand company for startups and new ventures. Emily works closely with founders to develop purposeful, strategic visions for their startups and has led branding efforts for top companies such as Allbirds, Prose, Boxed, and Hinge. Her first book, Obsessed: Building a Brand People Love from Day One, was published by Portfolio, a division of Penguin Randomhouse, in June 2020.

Erik Huberman

CEO, Hawke Media

Erik Huberman

CEO, Hawke Media

DESCRIPTION

CEO & Founder Erik Huberman launched Hawke Media in 2014. Now valued at over $150 million, Hawke Media is the fastest growing marketing consultancy agency in the United States. Prior to its launch, Erik successfully founded, grew, and sold two e-commerce companies by the age of 26. Erik has since continued to strategically expand his business portfolio inclusive of a handful of company acquisitions, the 2018 launch of Hawke Ventures which reached a closed single fund of $5.6 million, the 2020 launch of his own podcast, HawkeTalk, the 2021 launch of HawkeZ, an agency offering brands the tools needed to tap into GenZ and most recently authored his own book, The Hawke Method, becoming a national bestseller.

Ben Settle

Founder, BenSettle.com

Ben Settle

Founder, BenSettle.com

DESCRIPTION

Ben Settle is a top email marketer, alt-copywriter, and founder of BenSettle.com. He is a book and newsletter publisher, producing his monthly "Email Players" newsletter. Ben is also a pulp novelist and software investor.

Neil Forrest

Strategic Partner Manager EMEA, Gorgias

Neil Forrest

Strategic Partner Manager EMEA, Gorgias

DESCRIPTION

Neil Forrest is a Strategic Partner Manager at Gorgias. Prior to joining, Neil worked with Gorgias in his role as a Digital Consultant for ecommerce agencies to help deliver growth for DTC brands. Having worked across multiple ecommerce platforms, Neil found himself specialising in Shopify Plus and has launched his own ecommerce brand, Tartan Scarf Co to sustainably design and manufacture scarves in the Scottish Highlands.

Margo Aaron

Writer, That Seems Important

Margo Aaron

Writer, That Seems Important

DESCRIPTION

Margo Aaron is a writer, recovering academic, and accidental marketer. She has taught over 4,000 students how to sell ethically, market honestly, and use words to inspire action. She holds a Master's in psychology from Columbia University and won the prestigious Walker award from Seth Godin's altMBA. Her website, That Seems Important, was named one of the Top 100 Websites for Writers by The Write Life, and her work has been featured in Thought Catalog, Entrepreneur, Thrive Global, Hubspot, ThinkGrowth, Growth Lab, Copyhackers, and Inc.

Narek Vardanyan

CEO, Prelaunch.com

Narek Vardanyan

CEO, Prelaunch.com

DESCRIPTION

Narek Vardanyan is a serial entrepreneur, author, and keynote speaker.
He is the founder and CEO of Prelaunch.com - a platform that helps companies learn whether there is a market for their product concepts. Through behavioral data and tested methodology Prelaunch.com helps companies gain vital insights and launch confidently into markets.
Narek is the author of the bestselling “Crowdfunding Secrets” book and has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg, TEDx etc.

Makeda Diggs

Senior Manager of Paid Social, Thrasio

Makeda Diggs

Senior Manager of Paid Social, Thrasio

DESCRIPTION

Makeda Diggs is the Senior Manager of Paid Social at Thrasio. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer team, Makeda drives meaningful purchasing behavior by serving relevant content to consumers seeking Thrasio products that make their lives easier and more enjoyable. Now knee-deep in the world of e-commerce, Makeda brings her extensive marketing background in mobile app, subscription, and B2B to the table, providing a uniquely holistic perspective on the customer journey. She is based in New York City where she studies acting, and more seriously, improv comedy.

Nicholas Shackelford

Co-Founder, Structured, Konstant Kreative, Geekout

Nicholas Shackelford

Co-Founder, Structured, Konstant Kreative, Geekout

DESCRIPTION

Nick Shackelford has spent the last 7 years immersed in the performance marketing world. After working with legacy brands Pepsico and Apple, he quickly found his groove going direct consumer with viral products like Fidget Spinners and Magnetic Eyelashes. Now, having worked with over 100 D2C brands and building brands for some of the best entrepreneurs in the game - he sits in a position between his three companies that focuses on community and sharing of knowledge at Geekout, creative iteration and performance at Konstant Kreative, and an all in solution at Structured. If it's marketing and if it's e-commerce. Nick is there!

Jason Schulweis

EVP, Brand Partnerships & Creative Studio, Morning Brew

Jason Schulweis

EVP, Brand Partnerships & Creative Studio, Morning Brew

DESCRIPTION

Jason Schulweis is the EVP, Brand Partnerships & Creative Studio. He joined Morning Brew in July 2019, and oversees two departments: Sales and the Creative Studio (Creative Strategy, Branded Content, Research & Insights, and Production).

Ned Dimitrov

VP of Data Science, StackAdapt

Ned Dimitrov

VP of Data Science, StackAdapt

DESCRIPTION

Dr. Ned Dimitrov is VP of Data Science at StackAdapt, where the data science team creates novel algorithms for advertisement delivery using vast amounts of historical and real-time information. Prior to joining StackAdapt, Dr. Dimitrov was a professor in Operations Research at The University of Texas at Austin as well as the Naval Postgraduate School. As a professor, Dr. Dimitrov’s research focused on optimization and mathematical decision making. He has trained hundreds of graduate students, taught computational and theoretical classes, and published research papers in leading journals. Dr. Dimitrov received his PhD in Theoretical Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin.

Yang Han

Co-Founder & CTO, StackAdapt

Yang Han

Co-Founder & CTO, StackAdapt

DESCRIPTION

Yang Han has founded a number of startups and is currently the Co-founder and CTO of StackAdapt, an AI-focused digital advertising platform. He is a frequent speaker at marketing and technology conferences where he talks about building AI technology. Previously, he built financial trading software at Bloomberg.

Phoenix Ha

Director of Paid Social, National Positions

Phoenix Ha

Director of Paid Social, National Positions

DESCRIPTION

Phoenix Ha is the Director of Paid Social at National Positions, headquartered in Westlake Village, CA. With a robust background in creative brand development and digital advertising, she has adopted a 360-degree mindset to all marketing strategies. Cutting her teeth with industry-heavy hitters like Supra Footwear, K-Swiss Global, NIKE Footwear, TOPSHOP, American Apparel, ALDO Footwear, in addition to multiple collaborations with Disney, she has hit the ground running and has never stopped. As Director of Paid Social, her approach combines the worlds of data and creativity, keeping social campaigns agile, profitable, and high-performing even in the wake of iOS14.5. Her disruptive approach has resulted in 10x ROAS, new brand launches, and omnichannel methodology optimization. This paired with an Executive MBA positions Phoenix as a leader of tomorrow within the digital advertising space.

John Moran

Co-Founder & Senior Client Strategist, Solutions 8

John Moran

Co-Founder & Senior Client Strategist, Solutions 8

DESCRIPTION

John Moran is the Co-Founder and Senior Client Strategist at Solutions 8, a digital marketing agency focused exclusively on helping businesses make money with Google Ads. John specializes in building and managing full-funnel digital marketing campaigns for a broad range of clients by combining strategies such as paid search, social media, email marketing, content creation, ascension models, and return paths. Or, as he likes to put it, “I help connect people looking for things to the companies they need to buy them from.”

Lydia Penkert

Senior UX Researcher, Trivago

Lydia Penkert

Senior UX Researcher, Trivago

DESCRIPTION

Lydia Penkert is a certified Senior UX Researcher at Trivago with a university background in the field of cognitive psychology. Lydia is passionate about understanding the behaviour of humans and their interaction with technology. Lydia has previously worked in academia and industry researching User Experience, such as in Research Center for user-centred technologies in Austria, the University of Applied Science in Cologne and in a German Tech company kaufland e-commerce (previously real.digital), where she built up and scaled the UX Research department.

Jonathan Gill

Founder & CEO, Backtracks

Jonathan Gill

Founder & CEO, Backtracks

DESCRIPTION

Jonathan Gill is the founder and CEO of Backtracks and serves on its board of directors.
Prior to founding Backtracks, Jonathan was a founding team member of the API-first ecommerce platform Mozu (acquired by Vista Equity Partners), Technical Architect at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and President of the record label End Sounds. Jonathan’s career is at the intersection of culture, media, data, and computing. He has worked on dozens of albums, voted in the Grammy awards, and is a co-inventor on a database security patent.

Mathias Eriksson

VP of Marketing, Juni

Mathias Eriksson

VP of Marketing, Juni

DESCRIPTION

Mathias heads up marketing as the VP of Marketing at Juni — the financial platform for ecommerce. Mathias is an anthropologist and journalist by training, internationally awarded leader and creative, and has spent 15+ years as an entrepreneur in the advertising-, media-, and tech space. Mathias perspective is in equal parts data & culture, art & science, and that is what makes marketing magical.

Taylor Lagace

Co-CEO, Kynship

Taylor Lagace

Co-CEO, Kynship

DESCRIPTION

Co-CEO & Co-Founder at Kynship. Prior to co-founding Kynship, Taylor worked at Athletes First, an NFL agency, where he was responsible for marketing on behalf of NFL stars, such as Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews, and Deshaun Watson. From Athletes First, he transitioned to the digital marketing side of the influencer marketing space by building out the influencer department at Common Thread Collective, a growth agency mainly focusing on Facebook Advertising. Here, Taylor was responsible for creating influencer partnerships on behalf of 30+ brands and running Facebook ads in tandem with influencers. Taylor’s holistic learning and experience within this space has led him to a greater understanding of influencer marketing, which he hopes to share with others who aim to leverage influencers for the growth of their business.

Ilana Susnow

Head of Marketing & Audience Development, PodcastOne

Ilana Susnow

Head of Marketing & Audience Development, PodcastOne

DESCRIPTION

At a time when Podcasting was evolving from its pioneering phase to becoming mainstream, Ilana joined and immersed herself in the organization and podcasting world as a whole. She built the marketing team at PodcastOne from the ground up based on scaling and metrics, using data to inform everything from trade and promo swap opportunities to refining digital & traditional marketing strategies. Under Ilana’s leadership, PodcastOne grew from number 12 to number 7 on PodTrac’s top publishing platforms list with 27% unique monthly download growth, one of two independents on a list that includes iHeartRadio, NPR, and Barstool Sports.

Vishnu Vankayala

CEO, CustomerLabs

Vishnu Vankayala

CEO, CustomerLabs

DESCRIPTION

Vishnu Vankayala, a pioneer in the CDP segment for more than a decade. He now spearheads CustomerLabs CDP to democratize the power of first-party data to small and medium business marketers across the world.

Brendan Manley

Founder & CEO, VirtualAd

Brendan Manley

Founder & CEO, VirtualAd

DESCRIPTION

Brendan Manley is the Founder and CEO of VirtualAd, a performance marketing agency that specializes in paid ads, tracking, and analytics for high-ticket products. With over 10+ years of experience in online marketing, he worked on Facebook ads “before they were cool” in the agency world, and helped grow one of the world’s fastest-growing programmatic platforms. Most recently he started VirtualAd to help businesses unlock growth using a bullet-proof data and analytics strategy, paired with high-performing ads across multiple platforms.

Charles Adelman

VP of Innovation & Business Transformation, Infillion

Charles Adelman

VP of Innovation & Business Transformation, Infillion

DESCRIPTION

As VP of Innovation and Business Transformation, Charles Adelman is imaging the ad experience for Infillion in the connected future for Web3 and the metaverse.  He’s a cross disciplined technologist with over 20 years of experience that spans technology and product, media, live events, patents and executive roles. He’s an expert in interactive and immersive media technologies, custom e-commerce solutions, virtual social community development, live event technology and creating immersive experiences. He’s held various leadership and technology related roles at Dole, Softspace Labs, and Atlys. He has a BA in Cinematography from USC.

Vic Ceridono

Beauty Journalist & Founder, Vic Beauté

Vic Ceridono

Beauty Journalist & Founder, Vic Beauté

DESCRIPTION

Vic Ceridono is a journalist and digital content creator with 17 years of experience. She is a former beauty editor at Vogue Brasil and has had her blog, Dia de Beauté, since 2007 - it is considered one of the most relevant beauty websites in Brazil.
Vic has partnered with some of the most important players in the industry, such as Space NK, Harrods, Tom Ford, Jo Malone London, MAC and Lancôme.
She was born in Brazil and has been living in London for the past 9 years.

Miguel Van Den Oever

Global Marketing Manager, Myagi

Miguel Van Den Oever

Global Marketing Manager, Myagi

DESCRIPTION

Miguel Van Den Oever is an avid sailor, photographer, and traveler. He was born in Caracas Venezuela, raised all over the world, and is currently based in Barcelona, Spain.
Miguel is a content marketing specialist with over 10 years of experience developing and implementing marketing strategies, producing and publishing content, and converting leads for tech start-ups and fortune 500 companies around the world.
With an entrepreneurship-focused MBA and an MSc in Customer Experience & Innovation from the IE Business School, Miguel is an innovative storyteller with a passion for creative ideation and marketing strategies that fuel purpose and profit.

Marcel García

CEO, Everest Marketing

Marcel García

CEO, Everest Marketing

DESCRIPTION

Marcel García is the CEO of Everest Marketing, a digital marketing agency, who in just one year went from being a freelancer to having a young and dynamic team of more than 20 people spread all over the world and working remotely. The success of an organization where the members of the company are located thousands of km apart from each other? AHA, now that’s something we’re all interested in hearing about! You don’t want to miss this event, because Marcel will tell you the all the tricks+tools that will allow you to organise a team (even if they are in the North Pole), systemise workflows and scale marketing campaigns while you are having a mango daiquiri on some remote beach in Bali.

Gerardo Perez

Founder, Marketing &

Gerardo Perez

Founder, Marketing &

DESCRIPTION

Gerardo Perez is an agency owner by day, TikTok'er by night. Over the past couple of years Gerardo has cultivated an audience of over 300k followers on TikTok by teaching different business & marketing related subjects. Since then he’s built an agency that helps brands grow their organic presence on the app as well as manage their paid ads on TikTok. At this point TikTok is basically his 3rd language!

Anastasia Leng

Founder & CEO, CreativeX

Anastasia Leng

Founder & CEO, CreativeX

DESCRIPTION

Anastasia Leng is the founder & CEO of CreativeX, a technology company that powers creative-decision making for the world’s best brands. Used by brands like Facebook, Heineken, Bayer, Unilever, and more, CreativeX provides technology that empowers marketers at the world’s leading brands to define, measure and scale creative excellence through data.
Anastasia spent 5+ years at Google, where she worked on nearly every ad tech and analytics product and led entrepreneurship efforts in EMEA. She’s been a nomad all her life and has lived in Bahrain, Vietnam, Hungary, Russia, France, England, and the US. She remains a mediocre tennis player and an aspiring writer.

Joshua Lewthwaite

Founder & CEO, Izzybots

Joshua Lewthwaite

Founder & CEO, Izzybots

DESCRIPTION

Joshua started Izzybots after seeing an opportunity to recreate the way that organisations communicate with people. Izzybots fixes clear dead ends on social media, helping companies to grow that are leaving hundreds of thousands on the table. His experience has taught him that only complete personalisation & simplicity enables organisations to create experiences that are unique to each person's specific interests. Through enthusiasm for cutting edge tech and by challenging what has been accepted in the industry, Izzybots has helped some of the largest companies around the world to make the most of their social media.

Justin Vogel

Founder, Safary

Justin Vogel

Founder, Safary

DESCRIPTION

Justin is co-founder of Safary, a community and platform empowering web3 growth leaders with the tools they need to onboard the next billion users to web3. Safary members are heads of growth from Ledger, OpenSea, CoinMarketCap, and 200+ web3 projects. Prior to Safary, Justin led growth at several early stage marketplace startups.

Jess Kiernan

Branding Strategist & Conversion Copywriter, Wallaby Copy

Jess Kiernan

Branding Strategist & Conversion Copywriter, Wallaby Copy

DESCRIPTION

Jess Kiernan is known in the copywriting world for delivering research-based persuasive web copy that builds brand affinity, resonates with your audience, and - most importantly - converts.
She's coached inside of Copyhackers Copy School, and written for B2B giants like Citrix, Tanium, & Red Hat.
With psychographic customer research as the foundation for her work, she's helped turn around homepage clickrates from 1% to 6% and email clickthroughs from 2% to over 16%. And as a consultant, she's helped startup founders realign their branding and product strategy to resonate with their best-fit market.

Colby Flood

Founder & CEO, Brighter Click

Colby Flood

Founder & CEO, Brighter Click

DESCRIPTION

Colby founded Brighter Click, an eCommerce growth agency specializing in paid media and creative strategy that grew 250% in 2021.
Colby founded Brighter Click with one core value in mind Education-first. Positive ROI is an expectation when working with an agency. At Brighter Click, they take pride in providing proactive, education-focused communication to keep their clients updated with how their ad accounts and business are doing.

Andrew Grosso

Co-Founder & CPO, Pickaxe

Andrew Grosso

Co-Founder & CPO, Pickaxe

DESCRIPTION

For over two decades, Andrew has tackled data insight challenges at scale. He's run Product & Tech teams and projects at companies both big like NBCU and Pfizer, and start ups like DailyCandy, Vindigo, and Juno Online. Andrew specializes in MarTech, AdTech, CRM, and Analytics systems. Earlier in his career he was a marketer, analyst, CRM lead, and product manager for data - and Andrew particularly loves working with our users in those roles today.

Sachit Gupta

Host, Conscious Creators & Founder, Platforms Media

Sachit Gupta

Host, Conscious Creators & Founder, Platforms Media

DESCRIPTION

Sachit Gupta, widely-known as the Creator Whisperer, is a top podcaster and business consultant who helps podcasters & creators make a living through their art. Over 10+ years, he’s helped 100+ creators generate millions in revenue + subscribers.
Through Platforms Media, he’s worked with clients like Rohit Sharma (Indian cricket team and Restless Action Drink), Tim Ferriss (#1 author and podcaster) and Seth Godins' altMBA to grow and scale their audience. He’s also helped 30+ brands including Toptal, HostGator and ActiveCampaign create win-win partnerships with podcasters and creators.
Most recently, he built and ran the first and only cohort of the On Deck Podcaster Fellowship. He shares what he learns on the Conscious Creators Show (#25 US podcast within 30 days of launch) and teaches podcasters and creators at the CreatorsMBA. His mission is to help 1M+ creators worldwide.

Marc Beauchamp

CEO, Fund My Agency

Marc Beauchamp

CEO, Fund My Agency

DESCRIPTION

Marc Beauchamp has been a leader in the financial industry for over 25 years. He has worked with thousands of companies to educate them on financing options and programs for their clients. Marc has also partnered with dozens of financial institutions to create customized financing programs for various industries, including the agency space.

Mantas Malukas

Head of Growth, Whatagraph

Mantas Malukas

Head of Growth, Whatagraph

DESCRIPTION

Mantas Malukas is Head of Growth at Whatagraph, a reporting platform designed for ad agencies and marketing teams. Before joining Whatagraph, Mantas helped various B2B and B2C brands, including Sage, Nestle, Hatch, and others, grow their performance marketing success.

Marcel Petitpas

CEO, Parakeeto

Marcel Petitpas

CEO, Parakeeto

DESCRIPTION

Marcel Petitpas is the CEO & Co-Founder of Parakeeto, a company dedicated to helping agencies measure and improve their profitability by streamlining their operations and reporting systems. He’s also the fractional COO at Gold Front, an award-winning creative agency in San Francisco working with brands like Uber, Slack, Keap and more. In his work as a speaker, podcast host and consultant, specializing in Agency Profitability Optimization, he's helped hundreds of agencies around the world measure the right metrics and improve their operations and profitability.

Scott Cunningham

CEO, Social Lite

Scott Cunningham

CEO, Social Lite

DESCRIPTION

Scott Cunningham is the founder of Social Lite, a leading Shopify Partner agency that has helped hundreds of Shopify stores around the globe scale past 7 and 8-figures. The Social Lite team has managed millions of dollars in digital advertising spend for their clients over the past year alone, and they are certified Klaviyo Masters, driving 20-40% of all sales through email marketing.
Scott is also a co-founder at Merchant Mastery, a training and coaching incubator for Shopify store owners that has helped over 400+ Shopify merchants launch and grow their digital campaigns.
Scott's team has hosted Shopify Meetups in cities across North America, and Scott has taught eCommerce strategies on industry-leading stages, podcasts, and webinars, including Shopify Compass, Privy Masterclass, Klaviyo Bootcamp, Affiliate Summit, Ecommerce World, Traffic and Conversion Summit, and Digital Agency Expo in NYC. Scott is also an ELITE coach at DigitalMarketer.com, and he teaches an eCommerce course at the University of Alberta with one of his partners Simon.

Cory Crapes

Co-Founder, RAEK

Cory Crapes

Co-Founder, RAEK

DESCRIPTION

Cory Crapes is the co-founder of RAEK, a software that helps businesses collect, organize, and utilize their first-party data to grow. Before cofounding RAEK, Cory headed up growth for multiple restricted products, where he leveraged first-party data to reach customers online when most channels were off limits. Before that, he spent a decade in Fintech, where he helped small and medium-sized businesses scale using the latest payment technologies. Cory enjoys implementing new technologies to tackle the problems facing businesses.

Nicola Späni

Co-Founder & Member of the Executive Board, Brame

Nicola Späni

Co-Founder & Member of the Executive Board, Brame

DESCRIPTION

Nicola is the Co- Founder and Member of the Executive Board at Brame, where they empower brands to emotionally interact with their community. Nicola specializes in Gamification Marketing and he is delighted to present you exciting use cases and show you how you can use gamification and be a game changer! Join his session and stay tuned!

Christian Lowell

Senior Art Director, B-Reel

Christian Lowell

Senior Art Director, B-Reel

DESCRIPTION

A multidisciplinary creative specialising in art direction, concept development and brand design across traditional and digital media. Focused on helping brands build the future - with intent.

Zach Atherton

Writers Room Director, Harmon Brothers

Zach Atherton

Writers Room Director, Harmon Brothers

DESCRIPTION

Zach Atherton is the Lead Writer and Director of the Harmon Brothers Writers Room, whose scripts have generated over 1.5 billion views, three quarters of a billion dollars in sales, and are behind viral ads like Lume, Squatty Potty, and Kodiak Cakes. He has a bachelor’s degree in professional writing, a master’s degree in public administration, and a juris doctorate which just barely qualifies him to write ads about poop and body odor. Before joining the HB team, Zach was the owner and director of ImprovBroadway, Utah’s highest-rated comedy theater as well as the showrunner for the Dry Bar Comedy series A Night At The ImprovBroadway which have been viewed over 30 million times online.
In addition to generating millions in sales, Zach and the Writer’s Room’s comedic scripts generated over $20M in investments for original TV shows like The Tuttle Twins and Riot And The Dance.
He’s also a writer on the award-winning TV show, The Tuttle Twins which is the largest crowdfunded children’s TV show in history as well as the only program in the world with a Cuban that grandma flies around on a time-traveling wheelchair.
Zach is also partnered with Harmon Brothers, Dry Bar Comedy, and Colin Mochrie from Whose Line is it Anyway? to create the first ever platform for improv comedy specials called Dry Bar Unscripted.
Zach loves making people laugh and sharing good products, services, and content to the world. And he’ll gladly write hilarious, high-conversion sales scripts for anyone who needs them. All he asks in return is love, respect, and a lot of money.

Brad Geddes

Co-Founder, AdAlysis

Brad Geddes

Co-Founder, AdAlysis

DESCRIPTION

Brad Geddes has been involved in PPC since 1998. He is a co-founder of AdAlysis, a PPC recommendation engine. Brad is the author of Advanced Google AdWords, the most advanced book ever written about Google's advertising program.
Brad has worked with many of the world's leading companies in managing and perfecting their PPC management and workflows.
One of his trademarks has been demystifying the complicated aspects of SEM. Not one to hold secrets, Brad prefers to educate marketers on the various aspects of crafting successful marketing campaigns to ensure the success for all parties involved.

Kerri McDonald

Co-Founder & CEO, The Greenhouse

Kerri McDonald

Co-Founder & CEO, The Greenhouse

DESCRIPTION

Kerri is the co-founder of The Greenhouse, email and SMS partners for ecommerce brands, and is the self-proclaimed email and SMS marketing queen. She found her passion for ecommerce and marketing while working with Glam Seamless, an eight figure ecommence brand. Over three years she grew along with the company and served as their Director of Marketing just before starting her own agency. In just over a year she, alongside her co-founder, has managed 25+ accounts at The Greenhouse, and has helped ecommerce brands generate over $20 million through their email and SMS marketing.

Dimitri Nikolakakis

Founder, DimNiko Agency

Dimitri Nikolakakis

Founder, DimNiko Agency

DESCRIPTION

Dimitri Nikolakakis is the founder of DimNiko Agency, specializing in paid traffic and customer acquisition for ecommerce brands. As well as assisting brands with their growth, he has both founded and acquired his own ecommerce brands. Outside of the ecommerce space, he is working on a tech start-up, creating the world’s first decentralized hotels run and managed on the blockchain. In his spare time, he works on his passion project as the president of Cape Town Supercar Club, hosting exclusive lifestyle events to 100+ members of Cape Town’s elite and supports local charities both through the club, and through his agency.

William Wang

Founder & CEO, Growth Labz

William Wang

Founder & CEO, Growth Labz

DESCRIPTION

Will Wang is the Founder and CEO of Growth Labz, a results-focused marketing agency that specializes in helping B2B companies get qualified leads and dream clients.
He is a copywriter who regularly creates email campaigns that get 75%+ open rates and 25%+ reply rates.
When Will isn’t hunched over his keyboard, “smashing out copy”, you’ll find him at the beach, surfing, diving, and swimming (or just trying to have fun without drowning).

Emma Henry

Platform Partnerships Manager, QuickFrame by MNTN

Emma Henry

Platform Partnerships Manager, QuickFrame by MNTN

DESCRIPTION

Emma Henry, Platform Partnerships Manager at QuickFrame by MNTN, leads the company’s partnership with TikTok and Snap, and MNTN before the acquisition! Emma strategically helps brands develop and understand how video content drives results on Snap, TikTok and beyond. She enjoys working with clients to consider their video creative as a lever for campaign optimization, and as a tool to better analyze and learn from their audiences.

Dave Albano

CEO, Joza Marketing

Dave Albano

CEO, Joza Marketing

DESCRIPTION

Dave is a dynamic and dedicated Digital Marketing Expert, Business Strategist, Inspired Speaker and an Elite Coach and Mentor for multi-million dollar DigitalMarketer. He’s been on their Partner Advisory Board directly advising marketing legend Ryan Deiss, and he’s also CEO and Founder of Joza Marketing, a digital marketing agency that helps 7 Figure Businesses double their revenues In 12 months or less. As an in-demand Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Dave helps you increase your leads, sales, and repeat customers all on auto-pilot.

Bogdan Anghel

Senior Technical Designer, Bally's Interactive

Bogdan Anghel

Senior Technical Designer, Bally's Interactive

DESCRIPTION

With over a decade of digital design experience, Bogdan currently serves as the Senior Technical Designer for Bally's Interactive, a prominent member of the S&P 500. He's focused on the intersection of design and development with a concentration on marketing web products. Additionally, Bogdan creates content for entrepreneurs and serves as a digital product consultant.

Andrew Saunders

CMO, Offchain Labs

Andrew Saunders

CMO, Offchain Labs

DESCRIPTION

Andrew Saunders is a creative marketing pioneer and intrapreneur who helps the world’s most influential companies and creators acquire new customers, engage them, and generate brand love. Throughout his career, Saunders has launched new marketing, media, and entertainment-based businesses and practices, scaled them globally, and helped generate $1B+ revenue streams. He has engineered creative campaigns and partnerships ranging from under $150K to over $150M for more than 250 global brands.
Saunders currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer for Offchain Labs, creators of the leading Layer 2 Ethereum scaling solutions Arbitrum One and Arbitrum Nova.

Enara Nazarova

VP of Metaverse, Hype

Enara Nazarova

VP of Metaverse, Hype

DESCRIPTION

Voted as one of the Top 30 Voices in the Metaverse by ReadWrite, Enara is the VP of Metaverse at Hype Partners, Founder of ARMOAR, host of the leading digital fashion community DIFA Club, and an international keynote speaker specializing in the future of metaverse-native brands and digital self-expression. Today she is driving adoption of Web3 and immersive technologies by developing next-generation consumer experiences in partnership with established brands and emerging creators.

Geoff Atkinson

CEO, Huckabuy

Geoff Atkinson

CEO, Huckabuy

DESCRIPTION

Prior to Huckabuy, Geoff was the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Analytics at Overstock and in 2007, he was named on Advertising Age’s “Top 40 Under 40" list. From his time at Overstock, SEO had a special place in Geoff’s heart, as the ROI was far beyond any channel. Geoff applied his learnings to build a product that could share his unique intellectual property at scale with companies of any size, all over the world. Geoff lives with his wife, two kids and dog in Park City, Utah where he loves to ski, bike, and play golf.

Dawn Veltri

Director of Marketing, RAEK

Dawn Veltri

Director of Marketing, RAEK

DESCRIPTION

Dawn Veltri is the Head of Marketing at RAEK, a software that helps businesses collect, organize, and utilize their first-party data to grow. Before joining RAEK, Dawn took two DTC startups from ideation to market to growth. She speaks frequently on the power of first-party data and how small to mid-sized businesses can harness it to effectively compete online.

Noah Kälin

Sales Manager, BRAME

Noah Kälin

Sales Manager, BRAME

DESCRIPTION

Noah Kälin is the Sales Manager at Brame. The company empowers brands to emotionally interact with their community through tailor-made branded games.
Noah specializes in Gamification Marketing. He is looking forward to presenting exciting use cases and to showing you how you can use gamification. Noah’s session may be YOUR game changer.

Shaun Brandt

Co-Founder, Oddit

Shaun Brandt

Co-Founder, Oddit

DESCRIPTION

Shaun Brandt is the Co-Founder of Oddit which provides UX teardowns for websites looking to boost long-term conversion & strengthen brand loyalty. They’ve worked with 2,500+ brands including Corkcicle, Ridge Wallet, Jones Road Beauty, Winc and more.
Before starting Oddit, Shaun built numerous companies including two agencies, a custom motorcycle shop, a men’s grooming brand and many more. He has an extensive design background working with the biggest brands in the world such as AMEX, Barstool Sports, and Getty Images.

Manana Papiashvili

Head of Growth, Insense

Manana Papiashvili

Head of Growth, Insense

DESCRIPTION

Primarily responsible for overseeing Insense's growth, Manana has a passion for helping eComm brands grow by choosing the right creative and paid social strategies. She has seen over 500 brands multiply their conversions through winning brand and creator partnerships on TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook.

Danil Saliukov

CEO & Co-Founder, Insense

Danil Saliukov

CEO & Co-Founder, Insense

DESCRIPTION

Danil has helped hundreds of DTC brands and growth agencies unlock the true power of paid social by engaging creators. His work—spanning more than 10 years in martech, startups, and ecommerce—shares a common theme: Growing communities so that business can scale.

Philipp Schoeffmann

Creator, 1M/Y

Philipp Schoeffmann

Creator, 1M/Y

DESCRIPTION

A face you must have seen around if you care about online business, digital marketing and creating impact. Over the last 20 years, he has built VC-backed million dollar startups, half a dozen marketing agencies, mentored and coached hundreds of entrepreneurs. Today, he focuses on leveraging his knowledge by emceeing some of the world’s favorite industry events — including Ad World and Affiliate World. With his new project, 1M/Y, he creates a community and incubator for everyone wishing to build a successful education business.

Natasha Willis

Co-Founder, School of Bots

Natasha Willis

Co-Founder, School of Bots

DESCRIPTION

Natasha Willis is the co-founder of School of Bots, where she has helped train over 10,000 marketing professionals. Her expertise comes from generating more than $30 million in sales for clients like Foundr, ClickFunnels, and Mindvalley. Natasha has spoken at 150+ events alongside influencers like Gary Vaynerchuk and Richard Branson, and has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and more. She’s very passionate about sharing practical advice about business, web3 marketing, blockchain gaming, life optimization, working with your spouse, getting noticed as a young entrepreneur, and psychedelic medicine.

Jon Weberg

CEO, Marketing Mastery Elite

Jon Weberg

CEO, Marketing Mastery Elite

DESCRIPTION

Jon is an entrepreneur, top 1% consultant, & business master. By the age of 24, he is a 2X self-published author & has helped clients in the SaaS, Ecommerce, Agency, & 2 dozen + industries. He is widely considered a leading profit and scaling expert. Jon spends his time helping entrepreneurs scale their business profitably without outside capital.

Bill Stathopoulos

Director of Strategy & Content, Ad World

Bill Stathopoulos

Director of Strategy & Content, Ad World

DESCRIPTION

Bill Stathopoulos serves as the Director of Strategy and Content for Ad World. In addition to being the leading voice behind Ad World’s content strategy, Bill’s role includes designing the conference speaker line-up, working on creative ideas to help better the experience for attendees, and building strategic partnerships. He is also responsible for interviewing world-class Marketers like Seth Godin, Rory Sutherland, Kipp Bodnar, Scott Galloway, and Tom Bilyeu. His background is in Marketing and tech, having spent 5 years as the Head of Growth for one of the world’s first Growth Hacking agencies. He is a Digital Marketing instructor and growth advisor to startups and established tech companies.

Adam Ochman

Global Head, Marketing Solutions, Tripadvisor

Adam Ochman

Global Head, Marketing Solutions, Tripadvisor

DESCRIPTION

Adam has more than a decade of leadership experience in the Marketing, Native/Branded Content and Digital Media world. Most recently, Adam served as Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategy at Leaf Group where he helped build and manage the firm’s Marketing Solutions offering. At Leaf, Adam led the new “Creative Studio” consisting of integrated + brand marketing, branded content, branded video, experiential, PR, and design teams. As a strategic thinker and creative storyteller, he oversaw all custom partner programs across the Leaf Group brand portfolio, architecting omni channel campaigns for advertising partners, and introducing new product offerings for brand partners. Prior to Leaf, he has held positions at the Foundry (Time Inc./Meredith) where he ran Content & Strategy, WME|IMG, Condé Nast, and NBCUniversal. Adam lives on Long Island with his wife and three kids. When not changing diapers or standing on soccer fields, Adam loves to play golf, spend time at the beach, and most importantly, see the world.

Sarah Firshein

Head of Editorial, Tripadvisor

Sarah Firshein

Head of Editorial, Tripadvisor

DESCRIPTION

Sarah Firshein is an award-winning journalist and former New York Times Travel columnist, currently the Head of Editorial at Tripadvisor. A travel and lifestyle veteran with 15+ years in the industry touching every element of publishing, from writing and editing to building and leading large editorial teams. Sarah has contributed to a variety of top publications, including The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, The Wall Street Journal, Vox Media and other national titles.

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