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He's one of the leading Influencer Marketing experts in the US. His company has handled celebrity and influencers campaigns for products ranging from top tier fitness and apparel brands to mobile apps like Postmates and Lyft.
With a network of over 1 Billion Followers and the reach to 1/8th of the Planet, Diego Vargas has built one of the world's largest influencer marketing agencies. He has worked with several major influencers, celebrities & Fortune 500 companies.
A people and industry leader that collaborates to define and create area-wide strategy that drives guest acquisition, retention and business results. Erika does this through an innovative mix of traditional marketing and grassroots community. She is responsible for the health of the brand, understanding 10-15 markets and driving business results to a 50+ store portfolio.
After an early career in broadcast journalism, George has spent the last 17 years building value as an entrepreneur and executive in the apparel, fashion, and outdoor industries with a focus on premium-to-luxury brands. As Souler's Chief Revenue Officer, George is responsible for sales and marketing, including the company's go to market strategy, as well as building the Souler community of brands and influencers
Rob manages more than 85 NFL/MLB athletes social media brand deals. He built over 30 million social media followers and has helped numerous brands gain visibility using celebrities/athletes/ and influencers.
A passionate, dedicated and collaborative executive entrepreneurial thought leader with a well-rounded and diverse background, Ms. Cone specializes in facilitating innovation, optimization, market share, ROI and growth. Facilitate introductions, negotiations and support in closing strategic partnerships with top fashion, beauty, lifestyle and wellness influencers in the creation of their eponymous merchandise and product lines.
Founder @Digital Brand Consultants
Zipkick is disrupting the marketing industry with a proprietary platform that allows any company to seamlessly manage their marketing efforts in a singuar dashboard.
Jon Davids has been building businesses for 15 years as an operator, investor, and advisor. As founder & CEO of Influicity, Jon leads one of the most prominent independent media+tech companies today. With its DNA in the area of influencer marketing, Influicity has grown into a trusted brand partner providing media solutions across retail, finance, sports, consumer goods.
Ash Kumra is a global community builder, meditation coach and national radio show host recognized twice by the White House as "an entrepreneur making an impact." In 2010 he was awarded theEMPACT 100 award from the White House
Coined by Forbes in a June 2019 article as the brand-whisperer, Shaun Neff is a serial entreprenuer, investor and adviser to Sony, Target and several other household brands. He built his first company as a freshman in college & has been doing Influencer Marketing Pre- Instagram. He has launched brands for James Charles, Emma Chamberlin, Beis with Shay Mitchell and Moon oral care with Kendall Jenner. Shaun's brands have grossed over $1 billion in product sales. Other celebrities he has worked with include Wiz Khalifa, DeadMau5, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Kevin Durant, Scarlett Johansson & more.
Entrepreneur, Investor & Advisor
Influencer Response is the first direct response, full service, performance driven, influencer &podcast marketing agency. Our mission is to help brands scale their influencer marketingcampaign quickly and efficiently. We offer a complete solution to create, manage and supportvirtually every aspect of your direct response Influencer driven marketing campaign.
In 2015, Dean created and released an Influencer Development Education platform known as Social Jack™, and they have successfully trained over 100,000 professionals on Social Selling and B2B Influencer Marketing. Their curriculum is used globally by Fortune 500 companies,
Lauren Hallanan is the Head of Marketing at WeChatify. She's the co-author of the Amazon bestselling book Digital China: Working with Bloggers, Influencers, and KOLs, a contributing writer at Forbes, Jing Daily, and PARKLU, and host of the China Influencer Marketing and Stream Wars podcasts.
Amazon best selling author, Forbes writer and China influencer marketing expert
Versatile and driven online marketing professional with established skills in business development, cross-functionalcollaboration, and innovative problem solving on both the client and internal side of operations.
Manager, Influencer Marketing and Business Development @Winc Wines
NeoReach provides social intelligence to help companies search, analyze, and leverage the power of the social graph. Clients spend millions annually for large API deals. Neo Reach has raised $4m, but have grown exclusively off revenue. Clients include NBC, Walmart, Honda, Amazon, Microsoft among others.
P.J. is a digital Marketing lecturer, content strategist and technical SEO consultant. Over his career, he has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Nissan, NBC Universal, Travel Channel (Scripps), Unilever, and Wal-Mart on various SEO and/or digital marketing ventures. He has co-founded two companies in the marketing space: Rank Executives - a boutique digital marketing firm in Orlando, Fl and NeoReach an enterprise cloud platform for influencer marketing management and intelligence which has raised over 3M in venture capital.
Minard is an investor and adviser who supports exceptional entrepreneurs pursuing game-changing opportunities in influencer marketing, esports, gaming, mobile and tech. He spent a number of years as a senior executive at early-stage companies and has extensive experience closing VC financing, refining strategy, and driving growth. Minard has also worked as an adviser to other investors, including BITKRAFT Esports Ventures. He is the managing partner of Driver Ventures.
Sebastian is the founder and CEO of FLUVIP, the influencer marketing group with the largest presence in the world. He is considered a pioneer and an expert within the influencer marketing industry. The FLUVIP Group has, over the last five years, developed social media platforms to grow the influencer and content marketing industry - FLUVIP Influencer Marketing, AdvocatePro, FLUVIPContent, MediaData, and Influtech. Currently, FLUVIP works with over 100,000 influencers who help promote renowned global brands which include Sony, Visa, Apple, and Unilever among others.
Lina leads Creators for Good, the Ad Council's talent engagement program, which matches traditional and digital talent with the organization's purpose-driven marketing initiatives. Working directly with talent, these partnerships have reached millions to drive impact surrounding such important causes as suicide prevention, breast cancer risk awareness and diversity and inclusion. Lina has spoken at industry events such as SXSW, VidCon and Social Media Week. Her background in theatrical producing, marketing and talent management is a testament to her passion for the arts, authentically reaching audiences through digital storytelling. She is a 2019 Cynopsis Rising Star recipient.
Talent Relations and Partnerships Manager @Ad Council
5 Time Emmy Award Winner during a career that spans 25 years in New York, San Francisco, and Seattle with Fox sports & others. Consultant- teaching Media Skills Training to Fortune 500 Companies world wide. Entrepreneur- Original member of X2Biosystems' leader in technology to manage and monitor head impact and concussion injuries' Skillz- Live Host for fastest growing company in the world with $54 million in revenue in 2018 according to INC. Magazine. Boys and Girls Club- Coach and Mentor
5 Time Emmy Award Winner
At 21 years old, Sarah Grosz dropped out of Syracuse University to pursue a digital marketing career in Los Angeles, CA. Within the first 3 months, she created her own hashtag on LinkedIn (#TechIn10) where she talks about how to use software in untraditional ways to maximize your impact through marketing. After 3 million views, she quit her job and now working for MuteSix, the #1 proven driven digital marketing agency in the world, as a Strategic Partnership Manager and Head of Influencer Marketing.
David Bloom has three decades of experience as a journalist, strategist, educator and executive in entertainment, technology, higher education, business and politics. He has been an award-winning journalist in print and online, worked as a communications executive and strategist, and consults on effective storytelling across text, podcasts and social-media platforms.
Kaila Yu is a blogger that focuses on travel and lifestyle. Kaila has been featured in The Rolling Stone, MTV, and contributed to Buzzfeed. She is the founder of Hello Drama PR. She also manages a micro influencer group on facebook with more than 8,000 followers.
Peter Nguyen is the world's foremost authority in direct-to-consumer digital advertising. He launched more than 50+ brands in the past decade generating over $500M in revenue. Ernst and Young 2018 entrepreneur of the year
Robert Freund is an experienced business litigator and advisor. Robert helps brands, influencers, and agencies comply with advertising laws and resolve business disputes. Robert has served on the Board of Governors of the Century City Bar Association since 2013.
Saket has nearly a decade of advertising experience working in leadership roles at TubeMogul (acquired by Adobe), Adobe, Chartboost, and Linqia. At Linqia, Saket is responsible for determining how to measure true impact of influencer campaigns and partnering with leading measurement and fraud companies to show the tangible results of influencer campaigns. Prior to Linqia, Saket led the programmatic business at mobile in-app gaming pioneer Chartboost. Before Chartboost, Saket ran the brand consulting team and global operations team at TubeMogul and Adobe, respectively.
Amisha is currently Vice President, Influencer Marketing & Communications for SAP Ariba and SAP Fieldglass. She leads the PR, AR, Influencer Marketing and Advocacy teams. Previously with SAP, she created the Global Influencer Marketing program and took it from pilot to a full scale global function across SAP.
VP, Influencer Marketing & Communications | Creator of SAP Global Influencer Program
M.L. Billion and Trevor Shmidt manage Billion Schmidt private equity which recently announced a subscription service called yony tv.
Accomplished, senior-level Corporate Executive experienced in building and managing high-performing teams, expanding companies and brands globally along with generating millions of dollars through various sales and marketing practices.
Leonard Kim is recognized by Forbes as a Top Marketing Influencer and Inc. as a Top Digital and Youth Marketer. He is a personal branding expert whose content has been read over 10 million times.
Taylor Lorenz is a staff writer at The Atlantic where she covers tech, internet culture, and the world of online creators. She was previously a tech and culture reporter at The Daily Beast and has written for many outlets including including BuzzFeed, New York Magazine, Fast Company, Business Insider, Harper's Bazaar, and more.
Upper Echelon Marketing manages a 7-figure/month media buying portfolio for direct-to-consumer brands around the world. John Ventura, started this small performance marketing agency at age 20 and now generates 7 figures in revenue monthly.
IKONICK is a Los Angeles based online art gallery supplying pieces embodying pop culture.The brand was designed to offer modern art at affordable prices.
Lover of alliteration, Brandi's experience is within the 3Ds: Digital, Data and Diversity. As a digital communications professional, her expertise lies with the ability to collect data, connect people, control the message and collaborate with stakeholders.
Social and Influencer Communications Lead, Global Markets @ IBM
Brian specializes in intellectual property valuations and business strategies. His firm provides the IP community with a visionary approach to calculating and communicating the financial impact of trademarks, copyrights, patents, brands and intangible assets.
Hansen attended Loyola Law School and graduated in 2012 earning his juris doctorate. Upon graduation, Hansen worked as COO for a legal start up Snapterms and also opened his own practice. Hansen works with SAAS providers, entrepreneurs, startups, influencers, gamers, and content creators.
Kym has almost 20 years of digital sales & marketing experience with digital media, print, and gaming companies. Prior to Twitch, while at FOX Interactive Media, she lead a team of 20+ individuals and delivered over $35M in annual revenue. Kym focuses on increasing revenue and driving growth by opening new verticals to digital media companies and retaining talent.
Tanya is an Emmy-nominated TV producer and digital video pioneer who has worked with and also developed multiple YouTube celebrities. She has also guided traditional media figures like Larry King into becoming multi-platform digital icons. She was Creative Director for the world's first influencer marketing company, TadCast, and launched her company, Casting Influence, in 2015. Clients include StateFarm, Purina, Disney, Legendary Pictures, and DreamWorks.
Erik Huberman is the founder and CEO of Hawke Media, the fastest growing marketing consultancy in the United States. Launched in 2014, Hawke Media has been valued at $75 million and has grown from seven to over 130 employees. The company has serviced over 1,000 brands of all sizes, ranging from startups like Tamara Mellon, SiO Beauty and Bottlekeeper to household names like Red Bull, Verizon Wireless and Alibaba.
Shane Barker is an instructor for a Personal Branding -Influencer Marketing at UCLA. He has been in the influencer space for over 6 years and has been a keynote speaker at the Influencer Marketing Days Conference, Influencer Marketing Hub and Influencer Marketing Summit Mexico. Shane was recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Influencer Marketing. He does Influencer Marketing Workshops for brands and agencies all over the nation and is a top contributor at INC, Huffington Post, Forbes, Salesforce.
Ashli is a micro- influencer with Native American (Cherokee Indian) Creole, and African roots. Ashli was discovered by her talent manager, Michelle Zeitlin, More Zap, after her outstanding performance with the graduating class of Joanne Barron, DW Brown Meisner Studio Showcase. She earned kudos from an industry panel of casting directors, agents and directors at that event. Signed with Across the Board for commercials, on-camera, she is now auditioning for pilots, feature films and other internet and VR projects.
Founder @Ready 4 Marketing
William Lee is the COO and Co-Founder at Socionado.com, a VC backed start-up company that connects brands with top-tier social media managers. Before co-founding Socionado, William executed influencer campaigns for Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures, 20th century Fox, NBA, Live Nation and Mattel."
IZEA (NASDAQ: IZEA) provides software and services that help Marketers and Creators connect to develop scalable Influencer and Content marketing programs. Headquartered in Winter Park, Florida, the company has a comprehensive presence throughout North America with additional offices located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, New York City, and Toronto.
Mike is a venture builder focused on early-stage startups who brings his expertise in digital marketing and product to focus on Tinysponsor. He has diverse experience as a technology entrepreneur, investor, and strategist with expertise in marketing, branding, UI/UX, product development, cross-market finance, and platform creation. Mike focuses on applying new technologies and initiatives, from macro-level strategy to hands-on execution. Tinysponsor is an open sponsorship marketplace that connects brands and advertisers with creators, influencers, events, and more at scale.
Maxi is a business consultant, speaker influencer & fashion designer at her boutique-Ella lisque. She started as a stylist to many prominent Hollywood celebrities, has appeared on the OWN network and now works with brands like ebay and others to recruit appropriate micro-influencers.
Thomas Dahdouh is currently the Regional Director of the Federal Trade Commission's Western Region, with offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. He served as Assistant Regional Director for the Western Region from 2012 to May 2013. Before that, he worked for 14 years as a staff attorney in the San Francisco office, handling both consumer protection and antitrust matters. Previously, he worked at the FTC's Washington, D.C., headquarters for two Commissioners. He has also served on the Executive Committee of the California State Bar's Antitrust, UCL and Privacy Section since 2009, most recently serving as its Chair from 2014-2015. He received his JD from Harvard Law School and his BA from Yale University.
Dane is the CEO at HEY.com — where they focus on helping clients grow their long-tail marketing and support platforms via YouTube through channel management, video promotion, content marketing and inbound marketing programs.
Video Content Marketing Strategist
Casey has more than 8 year legal experience. She has worked with influencers (bloggers, podcasters, coaches, etc.) and other creatives who utilize the online space to create community, build platforms, and leverage opportunities.
Social Media Influencer Attorney
With over a decade of experience in marketing & branding, Ayoub has created one of The single Largest household brands on Instagram, @Clips. Goat Marketing has completed international campaigns for brands including Formula E, Bumble and Malibu.
Valeria Orsini is an entrepreneurial fitness expert that started in modeling and fitness world launching brands like Superfitbabes & Bodybyorsini. She is a personal branding expert and social Media influencer with over 5 million followers. She is the Host of Stay Awake Podcast with Valeria Orsini.
Digital strategist specializing in the growth and monetization of short form online content. In the most recent role at Maker Studios, her expertise was used to identify, acquire and develop YouTube audience for a wide variety of entertainment partners, including artists, brands, and other multi-channel networks.
Working on connecting the world with content creators. NeoReach is a SaaS platform enabling brands and agencies to build their own influencernetwork and streamline user-generated content campings.
TechStyle Fashion Group was one of the first companies to bring fast fashion online and to launch the fast-fashion footwear category. The company integrates data science, personalization and membership commerce, the company has reimagined the entire business cycle of fashion retail
Adrienne is the COO at Influential, an AI social data and conversion technology and a Developer Partner of IBM Watson. In partnership with the CEO, Adrienne sets the strategy for the Managed Services offering, contributes to the development of SaaS products, and runs all operations for the business. She leads the Business Operations, Creative Strategy, Research and Analytics, Paid Social, Campaign Management, Account Management, and Influencer Partnerships teams.
Gustavo is a software executive with a demonstrated track record in building, running, and growing early-stage startups. His passions include sales, business development, and fundraising. VoxFeed is the marketplace where brands, agencies and influencers meet to collaborate.
Host of The Dropout Degree, a podcast show top ranked as one of the top 10 Business Podcast. Founder of the largest international digital ATM Franchising Service & CEO of Excommerce. He is a celebrity & influencer business consultant for social media & marketing. Josh's businesses generate multiple 7 figures a year.