AJ Wilcox is a LinkedIn Ads pro who founded B2Linked.com, a LinkedIn Ads-specific agency, in 2014. As official LinkedIn partners, they manage among the world’s most sophisticated advertising accounts worldwide. He's a ginger & triathlete. He & his wife live in Utah, with their 4 kids, and his company car is a wicked-fast gokart.
Alice Ko is an energetic world beater who has lived in four different countries and has worked on every type of team imaginable over the past 15 years, from global conglomerates and the Big Four to VC-backed tech firms, early stage startups, nonprofits, and agencies. She is currently the Director of Marketing Communications at Procurify, a Series B funded spend management software solution.
Amanda Milligan is the Marketing Director at Fractl, a prominent growth marketing agency that’s helped Fortune 500 companies and boutique businesses alike build backlinks, brand awareness, and organic traffic with content. Throughout her content marketing career, she’s directly managed the creation of 200+ content campaigns and led the strategy for 20+ clients.
Andrew Tarvin is the CEO of Humor That Works, a leadership development company that teaches professionals how to use humor to achieve better business results. He has partnered with top organizations--including IBM, the UN, and the FBI--to solve human challenges with humor solutions. A best-selling author, Andrew has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Inc, and FastCompany, and was named a ‘Visionary Under 40’ by the P&G Alumni Network.
Andy Crestodina is a co-founder of Orbit Media, an award-winning digital agency in Chicago. Andy speaks at national marketing conferences, and is the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Handbook for Content Marketing. He's recognized as a top thought leader and speaker by CMC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Alexa, Buzzsumo, Brand 24, Outbrain, Read Write, Inc 5000, and many more.
Ashley Faus is a marketer, writer, and speaker by day, and a singer, actor, and fitness fiend by night. Her work has been featured in multiple publications, including TIME, Forbes, The Journey of Brand Strategy, and MarketingProfs, and she's shared insights with audiences at Harvard Business Review, INBOUND, and MarketingProfs.
BAyat is the Co-Founder Invesp and queen of CRO. She's a recognized expert on marketing strategy and an in-demand speaker who has presented at marketing conferences throughout the world. With over 12 years of entrepreneurial and marketing experience, Ayat helps like eBay, 3M, the Special Olympics, DISH Network, Discovery, Rainbow, and many more with conversion optimization, powerful story-telling, and case studies deployment boost engagement, conversion, and sales.
Bernard is the co-founder at Clearscope, an AI-powered content optimization tool for SEO. Prior to that, Bernard was the co-founded Mushi Labs, an SEO consulting agency, and SEO point of contact for 500+ startups companies.
Brandon helps businesses connect with their audiences to drive bottom-line results. He co-founded Ceralytics, a content intelligence platform, because he saw that there was no easily accessible & data-driven way to answer the question, “What content should I write next?” Ceralytics is now used by companies of all sizes to take their content marketing programs from guessing what will work to knowing what will work.
Byron is the founder WriterAccess, Content Marketing Conference, and more businesss. He's a popular speaker, podcast and webinar host, and published author of a few books. Best described as a serial entrepreneur and one of the original content marketing revolutionaries, Byron's currently aiming to rid the world of all this bad, boring content with the launch of WA Academy offering free content strategy certification for all!
Chris Silver Smith is founder of Argent Media, a search marketing agency specializing in Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Management, and Online Reputation Management. Chris has provided consulting for many Fortune 500 and Internet Retailer 500 companies and has served on the board of advisors for Universal Business Listing, and the SEO Board of Advisors for Thomson-Reuters FindLaw.
Dennis Yu is CEO of BlitzMetrics. He is an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook marketing, having been featured on National Public Radio, TechCrunch, Fox News, AllFacebook, CBS Evening News, and KTLA-TV. He has spoken at Search Marketing Expo, Search Engine Strategies, Web 2.0, The American Marketing Association, PubCon, Conversational Commerce Conference, Pacific Conferences, HostingCon, Affiliate Summit, Affiliate Convention, UltraLight Startups, and other venues.
Glenn Hughes has been a professional producer, videographer and editor for close to twenty years and has worked with clients worldwide. As a Video Producer at B2B company, Gordian, Glenn has coached everyone from the company President and Executive Team to Sales and Customer Service Reps on how to effectively create their own internal communications and external marketing videos with smartphones and webcams. As a result, Gordian now produces more selfie videos than any other kind.
Holly has been blogging for 12 years. That seems like a simple path, but “blogging” included about 18 different websites and projects that all lead to what she is doing today. Holly’s main website is KidsActivities.com and the Quirky Momma FB page. She is the co-author of three books: 101 Kids Activities that are the Bestest, Funnest Ever!, The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments, and 101 Kids Activities that are the Ooey, Gooey-est Ever! There are 219,492 copies of these books in the world and counting!
Jeff Coyle is a data-driven search engine marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in the search industry managing products and website networks, including the leading B2B technology publisher TechTarget. Jeff is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer for MarketMuse, where he is focused on helping content marketers, search engine marketers, agencies, and e-commerce managers build topical authority, improve content quality, and turn semantic research into actionable insights.
The original conversion copywriter, Joanna Wiebe is the founder of Copyhackers and the cofounder of Airstory writing software. Companies like Google and events like CTA Conf regularly invite her to teach conversion copywriting to their audiences. And with 50,000+ subscribers - plus clients ranging from Nectar to Pluralsight - she lives to do the work… teach the work… and always be optimizing.
Josh Bernoff is the author of "Writing Without Bullshit: Boost Your Career by Saying What You Mean" (HarperBusiness, 2016). The Globe and Mail called it “a Strunk and White for the modern knowledge worker.” He blogs every weekday at withoutbullshit.com, publishing commentary on writing, politics, health care, technology, and business strategy. His blog has attracted more than two million views in its first two years.
Judi Fox has generated over 5 million views on LinkedIn in the last 2 years, and is featured in Inc Magazine, CEO Magazine, Vidsummit, Video Marketing World, People of Video, Top 100 Marketing Podcasts and more. With over 18 years experience in business development and sales, Judi Fox developed the LinkedIn Business Accelerator Method.
Justin Andrews is co-founder and CEO at Animus Studios, a video strategy and production agency located in Rhode Island. At Animus Studios, Justin puts his creativity, strategic thinking, and caring attitude to work. He loves helping organizations plan, create, and share the fascinating stories that make them stand out.
Larry Kim is the founder of WordStream, the world's largest PPC marketing software company managing hundreds of millions of dollars of ad spend for thousands of companies world wide. His free tools for AdWords, Facebook Ads and keyword research have been used by millions of marketers. The company employs over 200 people and has been on the Inc 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America for 5 consecutive years. He won the top search marketer of the year awards from PPC Hero, Search Engine Land and the US Search Awards.
Lindy has over two decades of experience in content and digital strategy, CMS, SEO, user experience, consumer insights, branding, and analytics. She has led a broad range of engagements including enterprise-level websites, e-commerce sites, experiential microsites, online communities, integrated campaigns, mobile applications and email and social media programs.
Liz is a content marketing expert who teaches more than 100,000 businesses and entrepreneurs how to successfully power their email marketing on a daily basis. At AWeber, one of the world's leading email marketing and automation platforms, Liz develops engaging content marketing campaigns, writes popular blog posts, creates free and paid courses and products, and produces high-converting landing pages.
Melissa Sciorra is the Associate Director of Traffic and Operations for EverQuote, working profusely on implementing content strategy, technical SEO, and on-page SEO to drive more traffic and more leads. She's been nominated for SEMPO's Industry MVP and Conductor Searchlight's Industry MVP Searchie award, won PR Daily's Digital Award for Best SEO, and won PR News' Digital Award for SEO. She's a super popular speaker at Content Marketing Conference, year after year.
Neal Schaffer is a leading authority on helping businesses through their digital transformation through consulting, training, and helping enterprises large and small execute on social media marketing strategy, influencer marketing, and social selling initiatives. President of the social media agency PDCA Social, Neal also teaches digital media to executives at Rutgers University, the Irish Management Institute (Ireland), and the University of Jyvaskyla (Finland).
Pawan Deshpande is the founder and CEO of Curata. Pawan is a regular speaker at technology, entrepreneurship, and marketing events such as American Marketing Assocation (AMA), SXSW, TiE-Con, Gilbane, and Content Marketing World. He also has taught courses on content marketing through the University of Western Ontario, MarketingProfs, Ohio University, and the Online Marketing Institute, and blogs for Content Marketing Institute, Huffington Post, Boston.com, CMO.com, and Forbes among others.
For the past decade, Sarah’s helped brands big and small, from tech giant IBM to the local plumber, tell their stories and create strategies for customer-driven content.