It is iStrategy's mission to find the most passionate, engaging and relevant leaders in the digital media field who have compelling stories to tell and love sharing what they've learned with others. Please note that for some of our upcoming 2013 conferences we are still in the process of recruiting top speakers. In these cases, we have included a sampling of previous iStrategy speakers to give you a flavour for the level of expertise you can expect.

 

Speakers

  • Ken Segall

    Former Apple Agency Creative Director & Author/

    Author Ken Segall is an advertising executive who worked closely with Steve Jobs for over 12 years spanning NeXT and Apple. He started the i-frenzy by naming iMac and helped develop Apple’s famous Think different campaign. … Read More

  • Mari Smith

    Social Media Thought Leader/

    Mari Smith is a Relationship Marketing Specialist and one of the world’s foremost experts on Facebook marketing. She is author of The New Relationship Marketing and coauthor of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day, both published by Wiley … Read More

  • Michael Bayle

    SVP & General Manager/Mobile, ESPN

    As Senior Vice President and General Manager, ESPN Mobile, Michael Bayle is responsible for developing and managing all aspects of ESPN’s mobile strategy and execution, including content production, programming and publishing on every ESPN … Read More

  • Alessio Rossi

    VP Digital Marketing, eCommerce & CRM/Lancome USA

    I have spent most of my carrier with Companies that are world widely respected for their design, craftsmanship and heritage. With an international and multi-disciplinary approach … Read More

  • Amy Maniatis

    EVP & Chief Marketing Officer/National Geographic

    Amy Maniatis is the EVP and CMO of the National Geographic Society—the Society’s first CMO since the organization was founded. She is charged with rethinking what membership to … Read More

  • Jeff French

    Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer/LoudDoor

    Jeff French is the co-founder and Executive Chairman. He is responsible for LoudDoor’s overall strategy and leads the firm’s product development. Previously, Jeff was the founder of ReachSmart Interactive … Read More

  • Bennet Bayer

    CMO/Huawei

    A results-based Senior Marketing Executive driving rapid growth and large-scale online, mobile/telecom, and network services business, Three proven $0 to $200m business success’ with over 150 new services, applications and products developed and … Read More

  • Jonah Goodhart

    CEO/Moat

    Jonah Goodhart has been helping build technology companies for the past 15 years. Jonah co-founded Moat, WGI Group, Billions.org, Colonize.com, and was the founding investor and Board member of Right Media, which was acquired by Yahoo!. … Read More

  • Ilja Laurs

    Founder & Executive Chairman/GetJar

    Ilja Laurs is the Founder and Chairman of GetJar, world’s largest independent mobile application store. “European Manager of the Year 2011” by European Business Press Association, “25 European Tech Leaders” by Wall Street Journal, “Top 40 most … Read More

  • Eric Litman

    Chairman & CEO/Medialets

    Eric Litman is Chairman and CEO of Medialets, the most widely deployed rich media advertising platform for mobile. He is a pioneer of the Internet’s commercialization, and as a co-founder of Proxicom, helped to build one of the first, largest, and most … Read More

  • Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe

    Social Media Strategist /Social Espionage

    A senior strategic business development and marketing media executive, fluent in 4 languages, she specializes in developing business for international brands (Fortune 500) via initiating and integrating social media and digital strategies … Read More

  • Ben Parr

    Founder/Dominate Fund

    Ben Parr is a respected technology commentator, investor, entrepreneur and aspiring world changer. He is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of the #DOMINATEFUND, an early-stage VC firm that connects startups with celebs and influencers. … Read More

  • Randall Litchfield

    President/Co-Founder/Inbox Marketer Corporation

    Randall Litchfield co-founded Inbox Marketer Inc. in 2001 and is a publishing professional with 30 years experience in print, web-based and email publishing. His career from 1974 to 1994 was that of a business editor employed by the country's largest … Read More

  • Wayne Partello

    Senior Group Director, Marketing & Content/Miami Dolphins

    My current responsibilities include strategizing the creation and distribution of content for The Miami Dolphins. Including audio, video & text content distributed to Dolphins.com, social media … Read More

  • Mike Nabasny

    Head of Sales, Midwest/Wildfire by Google

    Mike Nabasny is the Director of MidWest Sales at Wildfire. Mike, and his team based in Chicago, help marketing brand managers increase their presence and effectiveness in social media outlets. This process is different for each brand and often includes an … Read More

  • Brian Alvey

    Chief Scientist/Ceros

    Brian has built software platforms that have been used by hundreds of popular media properties including TMZ, Engadget, The Daily, Autoblog, Essence, Netscape, MySpace, Capgemini, Tecca, TUAW, Joystiq, Cinematical, ComicMix, Obsessable, Business … Read More

  • Gary Tovar

    Producer & Founder/Goldenvoice

    Gary Tovar is the founder of Goldenvoice Productions, the wildly influential Southern California concert-promotions company. With roots long-steeped in punk, Tovar and Goldenvoice helped usher the genre from small clubs scattered throughout the suburbs into … Read More

  • Seb Hempstead

    VP of North America/Brandwatch

    A varied background has bought me to social media and I love it. I'm lucky enough to work in a fast paced and fast growing sector with some of the best in the industry (clients, partners and work colleagues). I'm looking forward to driving … Read More

  • Steven Tedjamulia

    Director of Digital Strategy & Innovation/Dell

    Steven is the Director, Digital Strategy and Innovation at Dell where he leads Dell’s strategic innovation efforts in creating, experimenting, partnering, and launching social commerce technologies. Previous to Dell, Steven worked at Bazaarvoice … Read More

  • Kirsten Bay

    CEO/Attensity

    Kirsten Bay serves as President and Chief Executive Officer for Attensity. Kirsten is a recognized thought leader in business process integration and turn-around initiatives, and brings 18 years of strategic process and organizational policy experience … Read More

  • Brian Berner

    VP Midwest/Spotify

    Brian Berner joined Spotify in 2010 to open up the Midwest sales office where he currently serves as Regional Vice President responsible for all sales activities and personnel in the Midwest. Prior to joining Spotify, Brian most recently served as … Read More

  • Chris Hansen

    President/Netmining

    As President of Netmining, Chris Hansen oversees the entire business from the overall vision and strategic direction to product development. Hansen is a pioneer within the display industry through extensive experience managing and growing … Read More

  • Paul Pellman

    CEO/Adometry

    A seasoned and experienced sales and marketing operations leader, Paul Pellman was introduced to Adometry through Austin Ventures, one of Adometry's investors, where he served as Entrepreneur in Residence. Prior to joining Adometry in March 2008 … Read More

  • Joe McCormack

    President/Adotomi

    Joe McCormack is the President of the Adotomi Group. Joe previously served as Director of Business Development for Viacom UK, before founding Adotomi in 2008. Alongside his direct interests, Joe also sits on the boards of various tech companies … Read More

  • Tamara Littleton

    CEO/eModeration

    Tamara founded eModeration in 2002, with the vision of applying the best moderation and social media management practices of digital media to branded online channels. Her background is in content management, publishing … Read More

  • Jason Falls

    CEO/Social Media Explorer

    Jason Falls is an author, speaker and CEO of Social Media Explorer, a digital marketing consulting and education company. From client strategies to industry research reports to SME’s signature Explore events, Falls spearheads efforts to bridge the gap … Read More

  • Kirk Baetens

    VP, Retail & Consumer Goods/Morpace

    Kirk Baetens is Vice President of the Retail & Consumer Goods practice at Morpace Inc. and is responsible for the management and growth of the practice and oversees all client relations including consultation and providing strategic direction … Read More

  • Jason Mantel

    VP, Automotive/Morpace

    Jason Mantel is a Vice President in the Morpace Automotive practice. He leads a diverse team of nearly 20 researchers, conducting research for automotive, transportation, construction, agriculture, and telematics. Across both consumer relationship and … Read More

  • Julie Vogel

    VP, Communities/Morpace

    Julie Vogel is Vice President of the Claros Communities™ solution at Morpace, where she enables clients to leverage social technologies to generate rich, new forms of consumer insight at a lower cost and faster than previously possible using … Read More

  • Keith Johnson

    GM Interactive/I-Behavior

    Keith is general manager of I-Behavior Interactive. Previously, Keith served as I-Behavior's vice president of product management and new markets. Before joining I-Behavior, Keith was vice president of direct marketing at Crutchfield, one of the … Read More

  • Eran Gilad

    CEO/Tracx

    Eran Gilad is a leader in business and among people. Eran has a gift for developing companies to anticipate the needs of new markets. In his current role as CEO of tracx, Eran works with Fortune 1000 companies such as Sears, Mondelez and … Read More

  • Jason Metz

    Co-Founder, CEO/Brand Influencers

    For the past 10 years, Jason has spearheaded award-winning campaigns for brands including Porsche, Procter & Gamble, Nokia, MillerCoors, Beam Global, A&E, IBM, 3M, Acura, Johnson & Johnson and Adidas. His proprietary methodology … Read More

  • Dilshan Kathriarachchi

    President/Addictive Mobility

    Dilshan Kathriarachchi is the newly appointed president of Addictive Mobility, having joined the company in 2009 as chief technology officer. As CTO, Dilshan was responsible for product research and development, day-to-day ad operations … Read More

  • Diego Cristancho

    Global Digital Marketing Hub Director/BBVA

    Diego joined BBVA in early 2012 as Global Digital Hub Director based in New York. In his role Diego is responsible for leading all digital strategy and developments across key markets to ensure digital is being leveraged to accomplish … Read More

  • Lisa Joy Rosner

    CMO/NetBase

    Lisa Joy Rosner is the award winning Chief Marketing Officer at social intelligence company NetBase, where she works with the largest brands in the world—including Coca-Cola, Kraft and Taco Bell—as they transform their approach to real-time … Read More

  • Felipe Quiroga

    Sales Director for Latin America /Kiip

    Graduated from Los Andes University School of Law and School of Management. Passionate entreprenuer, prior to joining Kiip I started my own business in the entretainment/ marketing indsutry where we worked with brands such as BMW, … Read More

  • Geoff Linton

    Co-Founder/Inbox Marketer Corporation

    Geoff Linton is a co-founder of Inbox Marketer and a direct marketing expert with more than 20 years of applied experience in both client and agency roles. His experience spans many industrial sectors, including financial services, telecommunications … Read More

  • Umang Shah

    Director of Social Strategy/Walmart

    Umang Shah is the Director of Social Strategy for Walmart, where he is responsible for leveraging technology to help protect, manage, and improve the Company’s reputation. Prior to this, he led Social Media efforts for Microsoft, focused on Small and … Read More

  • Michael Parkes

    SVP Sales/Adconion Direct

    Michael Parkes has over a decade of experience leading sales and marketing teams, with impressive results. He has a decorated career in digital media and technology, and has a track record of growth both in the US and abroad. Parkes has lived and … Read More

  • Keith Smith

    CEO and Co-Founder/BigDoor

    Prior to BigDoor, Keith Smith founded Zango and served as its CEO for ten years. The company grew to $78 million in annual revenue and $24 million in EBITDA and ranked number seven on the Inc. 500. A veteran entrepreneur, Smith started and … Read More

  • Dave Wieneke

    Digital Strategy Director/ISITE Design

    Dave heads ISITE’s Digital Strategy practice, which helps clients align their digital ecosystems for greater reach and impact. What this means is that he helps complex organizations create authentic valuable experiences for the audiences they care most … Read More

  • Bart Hecht

    SVP of Enterprise Business Solutions / Sales Operations (NASA) /Hybris

    Bart is a Global, transformational leader, with a demonstrated breadth of business and technical skills across multiple enterprise functions and digital disciplines. Bart has extensive CxO … Read More

  • Eric Nystrom

    Director of Social Media Services Group/Dell

    Eric Nystrom is Director of Social Media Services Group at Dell, Eric is responsible for developing and managing go to market and customer engagement models for Dell’s Social Media Solutions Group. Eric works with customers by extending Dell’s … Read More