As founding partner and creative director of KDG Advertising, Justin Jones has a never ending interest in design and advertising, which cleanly delivers a clear message with an extra creative push to make the work stand out. Pouring creativity into each project while keeping the message purposeful and clear, Justin knows how to take a project from concept to final delivery and is intensely committed to creating a dialogue between designers, vendors and clients so that all can incorporate the tenets of sustainability into their processes and methods. Justin sits on numerous boards including Ad2DC, an affiliate of The Ad Club of Washington D.C. & American Advertising Federation, Stevenson University Alumni Relations Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Epsilon Nu Sigma Chapter, Inc and The Columbia Business Exchange.
Gabriel Bryan has been creating filler marketing funnels over ten years for various niches and tweaking them to convert leads into lifetime customers.
Emily Chase Smith is an author, speaker and financial business coach based in Southern California. She's written The Financially Savvy Entrepreneur: Navigating the Money Maze of Running Business and hosts Money Morsels: Small Bites of Wisdom for Entrepreneurs. Emily nerds out helping business owners make financially savvy decisions as they start and grow their businesses.
Jack is the Global Head of Sales at the Creation Agency. Known to the digital community as the SaaS-A-Nova of the Marketing Automation industry, Jack’s articles on social selling can frequently be seen on Act-On's blog, LinkedIn and Business 2 Community. Jack is also the co-host of @SocialHangout which features some of the most prominent names in social marketing when he isn’t busy helping businesses achieve their marketing ambitions through the power of Marketing Automation.
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Kim George, a.k.a. Your Chic Geek, teaches small businesses how to dominate their space on the internet for growth, impact, and client attraction. Kim offers workshops, mini courses, and other DIY materials to help small businesses get setup online.
Jonathan Young is an Online Marketing Manager for Sage Software. Sage offers a variety of business management, bookkeeping & accounting software to meet the needs of small to mid-sized businesses. Jonathan is working closely with Save Live, an integrated cloud accounting solution.
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Michelle Tillis Lederman is an accomplished speaker, trainer, coach, and author of three books, including The 11 Laws of Likability, Heroes Get Hired and Nail the Interview – Land the Job, and named by Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch. Michelle Tillis Lederman is known for her energetic, engaging, and authentic presentations. An expert on workplace communications and relationships, Michelle’s mission is to help people communicate and lead with confidence, clarity, and connection.
Ruth Ross is the author of the recently released book "Coming Alive: The Journey To Reengage Your Life And Career” and founder of R Squared Resources. As a successful human resources professional for 30+ years, she left her last role as an Executive Vice President of HR in 2011 to start her own company to focus on company engagement. Ruth has seen firsthand how focusing on engaging people can have a direct, positive effect on the bottom line of any organization or in relationships with others.
Tom Bilyeu is the Co-Founder and President of Quest Nutrition. Quest is number 2 on the list of Inc.’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies with 57,000% growth in the last three years. Tom is also the Host Inside Quest , an incredible show he speaks with some of the greatest leaders in the world. People who are titans of their industry like, Tony Robbins, Tim Ferriss, Rainn Wilson, Robert Greene, Lewis Howes, and more.
A.J. is a serial entrepreneur and strives to build value in every transaction, customer relation, and product. Since the age of 10, A.J. has built businesses online and offline in 6 completely different industries (magazine publishing, computers, supplements, real estate, agriculture and sports). His most recent venture, Yager Media Group, LLC is a business dedicated to helping small and medium sized businesses generate more leads and increase revenue online.
Meaghan Connell is passionate about taking the complex and simplifying it so that people can understand and master it. She got into sales in 2009 when she sold encyclopedias door-to-door and finished as #2 in the company. She then began recruiting and training a team to do the same and led her teams to be Top Five in the world. It was then that she realized that she could use her skills as a teacher AND her skills as a sales person. She has personally conducted over 2,000 hours of sales training for companies since 2013. In 2015, she merged forces with AJ Yager and Yager Media Group to offer both Sales and Online Marketing Services to small to medium businesses looking to grow exponentially.
Evan Hackel, creator of the concept of Ingaging Leadership and author of Ingaging Leadership, is a successful businessman who has started more than 10 companies. During his tenure at CCA Global Partners, he ran a $5 billion division. One of his signature achievements was turning around a bankrupt business in four years, more than doubling system-wide sales to exceed $2 billion. Evan is the Founder and Principal of Ingage Consulting, a consulting firm headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts. He is recognized as a thought leader, speaker and author on leadership.
Evan Carmichael is an entrepreneur, international speaker, and founder of EvanCarmichael.com, a site he developed out of his passion for helping entrepreneurs succeed. Early in his career, Evan was a co-owner of a biotech software company that grew to over 300 customers in 30 countries, which he and his partners sold. His YouTube channel has millions of views and is the leading channel for entrepreneurs.
Ranked by Forbes as the 5th Most Influential Woman in Social Media, Eve Mayer is the CEO of Social Media Delivered, one of the most respected social media companies worldwide serving clients with consulting, training and outsourced social media. Eve has spoken in over 30 U.S. cities, as well as in Ireland, France, the UK and Iceland at universities, companies and conference groups, including Cisco, Vistage, Microsoft, Purdue, and Manchester Metropolitan University. Eve is the author of Social Media for the CEO and The Social Media Business Equation. Her groundbreaking work in social media has been featured on American Express Open Forum, CIO.com, Forbes, Social Media Today, Mashable, Huffington Post and many others. Recognized by Webbiquity as one of the Top 50 Women on Twitter, and by CNN as one of the 8 Women on Twitter Who Will Inspire, Inform and Amuse You, she shares her social media knowledge with a network of over 100,000 fans and followers. She has also been ranked number 7 on the most powerful women social media influencers and ranked 14th on the overall social media power influencer list according to Forbes. Eve is known as @LinkedinQueen because of her knowledge of leveraging Linkedin for B2B sales and recruiting, and Klout even ranks her as the 2nd Most Influential Person on the subject of LinkedIn, behind only LinkedIn itself.
Best-selling author, international speaker and a sought-after facilitator, Gary Douglas is known for his intensity of awareness and his incredible capacity to facilitate people to 'know what they know'. He is the founder of Access Consciousness, an international movement empowering hundreds of thousands of people in 173 countries around the world.
As a leading social media strategist, Neal Schaffer has created social media strategies, coached implementation, and helped train dozens of companies, from startups and small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises and even a Grammy Award-winning musician. Neal was named a Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer 2 years in a row, is the creator of Advertising Age's Top 100 Global Marketing Blog Windmill Networking (recently rebranded as Maximize Social Business). Neal is a global speaker on social media who also teaches as part of Rutgers University's Mini-MBA in Social Media Marketing Program. His work has been recognized by the media, appearing in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Yahoo! and the American Express OPEN Forum.
Warren Whitlock is a digital business development strategist. Warren is the host of Social Media Radio and speaks frequently about social media marketing, online publicity and marketing, social networking and building lifetime value for rapid growth. Warren helps businesses transform to a new way of doing business using social media and online marketing and promotion to attract the right audience from the 2 billion people using the Internet. His breakthrough strategies to integrate mobile marketing, public relations and lead generation with conversions to return on investment for lifetime value has helped hundreds businesses achieve rapid and continuing results from their marketing process. Warren has worked in technology, business services, broadcasting and currently involved with media, health and several startups.
Cameron Halstead is a Fresno native as well as the CEO and Founder of Pro Web Listings. Cameron’s first start-up was called Campus Booze. Campus Booze would aggregate all of the liquor and beer specials around college campuses. Cameron transitioned to Fan Page Direct in order to help businesses get their Facebook pages up and running.
Blanca Cobb, CEO of TruthBlazer, is a nationally recognized body language and lie detection expert. She is also a Senior Instructor at the Body Language Institute in Washington, DC. Blanca is an 'in-demand' media guest, keynote speaker and coach who breaks down the complexities of human behavior to help people succeed in life. She's been featured on Good Morning America, CNN, USA Today, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC affiliates as well as quoted in the New York Daily News, The Root, and Cosmopolitan magazines.
David Meerman Scott is a best-selling author, speaker, and news jacking expert! David’s background involves working as a Vice President of Marketing for two publicly traded technology companies. He was also the Marketing Director for Knight-Ridder, one of the world’s largest newspaper and electronic information companies at the time, in the Asia market.
Today, David Meerman Scott has an influential blog, hundreds of speaking engagements around the world, and bestselling books. David’s books include Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead: What Every Business Can Learn from the Most Iconic Band in History and World Wide Rave: Creating triggers that get millions of people to spread your ideas and share your stories.
William “Bill” Brown is a technology consultant with 26 years of experience in the AV/IT and consulting fields. During his career, Bill realized most technology problems a business encounters only represent larger issues within their team. Though many do not yet realize it, issues like leadership, communication and organization hurt a business’s technology usage and overall performance. With this in mind, Bill opened BD Brown Communications. He helps you not only find the right technology to put you in front of the right clients, but also guides your company toward resolving in-house problems that make technology use more difficult. Bill has served clients like the Grandover Resort, Hanesbrand, Bookmarks NC, GlaxoSmithKline, Elon University and more! He has also spoken at events such as Infocomm, the CCUMC Annual Conference and various rotary clubs! He is happy to serve as your partner in technology for the visualization of your business.