Prolific author and nationally recognized, award-winning blogger, Matt Heinz is President and Founder of Heinz Marketing with 15 years of marketing, business development and sales experience from a variety of organizations and industries. He is a dynamic speaker, memorable not only for his keen insight and humor, but his actionable and motivating takeaways. Matt’s career focuses on consistently delivering measurable results with greater sales, revenue growth, product success and customer loyalty. Matt is a repeat winner of Top 50 Most Influential People in Sales Lead Management and Top 50 Sales & Marketing Influencers. Matt is living through the renovation of a 105-year old historic farmhouse in Kirkland, Washington with his wife, Beth and three young children.
Mic is the founder of Vanguard Leadership. He is a creative and innovative leader in international sales and marketing with experience in multi-channel environments. Thrives on the passion to drive sales and profit up by demonstrating and diversifying the unique selling points of high quality products and services. Has been involved in and used social networking to generate business in B2B environment for the last 10 years.
A passionate marketer, Ekaterina writes and speaks on topics of leadership, business culture, and marketing innovation. After spending over 10 years as an integrated marketer and social media leader at Intel and Accenture, she was the co-founder and CMO of BRANDERATI (acquired by Sprinklr in 2014). Ekaterina is an author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller "Think Like Zuck" and "The Power of Visual Storytelling." She is an avid evangelist of holistic consumer experience management.
Doug Lehman has a diversified background in sales, marketing and product training promotion. He has worked for companies and organizations like IBM, Sun Microsystems, The Coca-Cola Company, SkyTel, Cisco and Youngstown State University, effectively closing sales to enterprise accounts, small to medium sized businesses and the consumer market.
Kim Garst is a superstar in the quickly emerging social selling space and CEO of Boom! Social Media Marketing. She has taken her 20+ years of online business-building experience and married it with her dominant social media position as a Forbes Top 10 Social Media Women Power Influencer and leader of a social media community of over 500,000 people to create a truly unique, highly levered and profitable integrated digital/social media marketing model which she teaches her community members, clients and customers.
Tom is a leader in using Inbound for eCommerce for increased traffic, automation and lifetime value. He developed one of the first eCommerce businesses to use an Inbound Marketing Strategy and the HubSpot platform to go from a regional player to a national leader in under 3 years. Tom is a speaker, author and leader of the eCommerce HubSpot User Group. He is the founder of Goodbye Crutches, Inbound for eCommerce, and Inbound Movement. He helps business owners grow beyond chasing transactions with PPC and SEO into growing a brand with high-quality organic traffic and an automated sales machine.
Jeff is a recovering attorney, bacon-lover, and Diet Coke addict who heads up ExactTarget’s Marketing Insights Team—a rag-tag bunch of awesome folks specializing in content marketing, social media, and thought-leadership.
Michael is the Head of Strategy for the leading content marketing platform, NewsCred. He previously held marketing leadership positions at SAP as VP of Global Marketing and Content Strategy and Head of Digital Marketing for SAP Americas. Michael was the co-founder of leading social news site Business 2 Community and also created SAP’s award-winning Business Innovation thought leadership blog site. He is also a contributor to leading publications such as Forbes, The Economist, and The Guardian. He is a frequent speaker at industry events covering topics such as marketing strategy, social business, content marketing, digital marketing, social media and personal branding.
Originally hailing from Dallas, Austin Muhs is a seasoned Los Angeles entrepreneur. In his early days Austin wanted to learn as much as he could about working life, which resulted in his working of over 30 jobs and starting 6 businesses. (all started via bootstrapping)
Jack is one of the leading Regional Sales Managers at Act-On Software who has helped to pioneer the social selling channel. 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.