Ryan Stewman is a 4x best selling author and frequent contributor to places such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Addicted2Success, The Good Men Project, Huffington Post and more. He is the founder of Hardcore Closer, an online learning resource for salespeople that sells e-learning products in the advertising, marketing, funnel, sales and social media arenas. They also offer personal coaching and live events, as well as their flagship program, My Break Free Academy, which has everything you need in order to start marketing your business online and crushing your competitors.
Having a personal brand is so important in the world of business. Allie Lefevere of Shamelessly, Obedient Agency, and Moxie Nation, is an expert on personal branding. She is teaching other women how to not only brand themselves, but how to run their businesses efficiently.
Orion Parrott's mission is to transform consumer finance through intelligent fintech design. He created Lendsnap to restore profitability to retail mortgage lenders and give consumers the easiest way to shop for a mortgage. Orion has invested in real estate since he was 18. He helped design and program the national missile defense system and now applies his systems engineering and machine learning experience to consumer lending. Orion earned his MBA at Berkeley Haas where he met his cofounder Mike Romano.
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Scott Monty was ranked by The Economist as #1 atop the list 25 Social Business Leaders and by Forbes as one of the top 10 influencers in social media, Alan Mulally, the CEO of Ford Motor Company, called him "a visionary." Scott is CEO and Co-Managing Partner of Brain+Trust Partners, a strategic consultancy that helps busy executives harness power of humanity in business, particularly through digital transformation and strategy. For six years Scott was global head of social media at Ford Motor Company, where he advised on digital activities across the company, from crisis communications to influencer relations, marketing, customer service, internal communications and more. Prior to Ford, he had a decade and a half of marketing and communications experience within brands and agencies.
Glenn Rubenstein is a podcast advertising expert and the founder of ADOPTER Media, a podcast advertising agency. He has written for publications such as Wired Magazine and the Village Voice. He has also been a columnist for the San Francisco Examiner and a Senior Editor at CNet.
Harry Mills is CEO of the Aha! Advantage, Harry is internationally recognized as an expert on sales, negotiation, presentation and the marketing of professional services. An accomplished consultant and trainer with over 20 years experience, Harry Mills addresses over 100 seminars and conferences annually. Harry Mills advises a number of the world's blue-chip companies and public sector organizations. The Aha! Advantage client list is a who's who of international business and includes Unilever, IBM, Toyota, Oracle, AMP, Astra Zeneca, and Ericsson.
Eric Santos studied entrepreneurship at California State University, Fresno. He started his first start-up Soshowise during his senior year in college. Soshowise won the award for ‘Best Integration of the PayPal API’ at HapiHack Hackathon (SF) in June 2011 along with some startup cash from PayPal. Eric continued his entrepreneurship journey and went on to co-found several startups including Dwibbles, WishBooklet, and Scheduly. Eric is currently the CEO of Benchmark Intelligence, a product suite that helps over 1,000 restaurant and retail chain locations understand why certain locations perform better than others.
When he is not running Benchmark Intelligence, Eric writes about entrepreneurship, career advice and dating for a number of publications including Business Insider, Yahoo Small Business Advisor, VentureBeat, AskMen.com, Elite Daily and many more.
Since their inception, Ships Have Sailed have always struck a balance between exuberant pop and substantial alternative rock. Their 2014 debut EP Someday was essentially a soft launch for the band that picked up traction organically; receiving heavy airplay on College, NPR and Commercial radio in the US and Canada. Later that year the band toured the Northeastern US and, in 2015, performed showcases at SXSW, CMJ Music Marathon, Canadian Music Week & NAMM. They also took home accolades from ISC, Unsigned Only and The John Lennon Songwriting Competition.
Christian Karasiewicz is the founder of Social Chefs, the leading training and education site on social media marketing courses. With over ten years of experience in social media marketing, he has developed and created social media strategies for a number of industries to include; tech companies, defense, ecommerce, online marketing, celebrities, athletes, musicians and fashion designers. He is a consultant and public speaker on social media, Internet Marketing and technology.
Brian Fanzo is a millennial keynote technology speaker, live video social strategist, social media geek, and technology evangelist. Brian's true passion is for teaching change and he focuses on doing this with his actions as well as leveraging social and technology, as he hosts two podcasts. Brian was recognized as one of the Top 25 Social Business Leaders of 2014 by IBM & The Economist Intelligence Unit. Brian is a featured contributor on SocialMediaToday.com, Business2Community, and IBM Smarter Commerce blog.
DJ Waldow is an email marketing consultant, writer, blogger, speaker, founder and co-author of The Rebel’s Guide to Email Marketing. DJ is the Founder and Chief Experience Maker at 3LTRZ.
As an expert in social media, digital ads and SEO, Scott Gombar found himself always helping business owners become more competitive on the internet. Scott uses the internet & social media to market businesses, entrepreneurs, authors, artists and anyone trying to grow their brand or bottom line. He uses a combination of organic and paid search, social media, email and local search to deliver your message but also firmly believes in the face to face networking that helps build trust and loyalty.
Marisa is an entrepreneur, motivator, fitness enthusiast, and uses social media to motivate. Maris is also a Real Estate Agent, Investor, and Note Buyer currently serving the Minneapolis area.
Robert Rose is an author, speaker, Chief Strategy Advisor for the Content Marketing Institute, and a Senior Contributing Analyst for Digital Clarity Group. Robert was named #6 in the top fifty influencers in Content Marketing. Over the last five years, Robert has worked with more than 500 companies, including 15 of the Fortune 100. He is a regular columnist for EContent Magazine, and a contributor to Chief Content Officer magazine, iMedia Connection and CMSWire. He co-hosts the podcast This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi.
Duane Forrester is the VP of Organic Search Operations at Bruce Clay, Inc. Duane runs the SEO, content and design teams, helping businesses increase their online success. Duane was a Sr. Product Marketing Manager with Bing. In 2012, Duane was responsible for launching Bing’s updated version of Webmaster Tools. Part of my job was to create resources to help publishers and developers improve their websites through search engine optimization, and by using Bing’s tools and applications. Until January of 2011, Duane ran the in-house search optimization program focused on MSN’s US &Americas properties. Duane was also the founding co-chair for the In-House SEM Committee with SEMPO (www.sempo.org), founded the Salary Survey still in use today and was on the Board of Directors with SEMPO for 3 years. Duane’s been into search, digital marketing, PR and SEO since around 1997. He co-authored How To Make Money With Your Blog and authored Turn Clicks into Conversions. Duane has also written for the Bing Webmaster Blog, Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, DuctTape Marketing, the New York Times, Forbes, and Entrepreneur Magazine.
Marc Snover is the CEO and Co-Founder of Stratifund, an online educational and due diligence ratings service for the equity crowdfunding community. Stratifund came alive in response to demand for an independent, unbiased, centralized source of information about equity crowdfunding deals. Marc has extensive background in business valuation and in conducting due diligence processes, having held positions in investment banking, corporate development and equity research. Marc also has experience in financial securities regulation as a broker/dealer auditor with the NASD (now FINRA).
Daniel Knowlton is a Digital Marketing Specialist and the founder of KPS Digital Marketing. Daniel was recently ranked #12 most influential Digital Marketer on Twitter in the world in 2016 and has a passion for all things Digital.
Dale Beaumont is one of Australia's most successful young entrepreneurs. Dale built three million-dollar businesses before the age of thirty, today Dale's the founder and CEO of "Business Blueprint", Australia’s fastest growing business education company. Dale is also the author and publisher of 16 best-selling books, which have collectively sold over a quarter of a million copies. Incredibly, 11 of those 16 books were published in a single year, a feat that earned him the title “Australia Most Prolific Author”. Dale has been interviewed on Sunrise, Today Show, Mornings with Kerri-Anne, Ten News, ABC Radio, Radio 2UE as well as being featured in over 100 newspapers and magazines, including Wealth Creator, My Business Magazine, AFR Boss and Virgin’s In-flight magazine. In 2001, Dale co-founded Tomorrows Youth International, which runs self-development programs for 13 to 21-year-olds across six countries.
Chirag Kulkarni is cofounder and CEO of Insightfully and the founder of Taco Agency. Chirag is also a frequent contributor to Business Insider, Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, and Venture Beat. Insightfully is a predictive analytics and cross-platform search company. The Taco Agency helps VC backed startups to Fortune 500s make more money on the web using content marketing, PR, Social, and SEO. He was previously CEO of C&M Group, an entrepreneurial strategy consulting firm, and cofounder of STR, a B2C and B2B racquet-stringing company, which he sold in 2013.