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Who will you see at DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021?

DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 speakers and instructors are some of the foremost thought leaders and innovators in the industry. Take a look below at the top talent you will see in April!

Aaron Polmeer

Keynote Speaker & Conference Host

Chief Executive Officer, Search Experiences

Aaron Polmeer
Aaron is Search Experiences Founder and CEO and DigiMarCon San Francisco 2021 Host, is a recognized leader and pioneer in Branded Search. During his tenure, he has built Search Experiences assets through securing key client relationships with Fortune 500 Brands, assembled world-class technical and management teams, built a global partner channel, supervised the successful development and commercialization of Search Experiences solutions and secured the support of the investment community.

Adam Gausepohl

Keynote Speaker

Co-Founder & Creative Director, PopShorts

Adam Gausepohl
Adam Gausepohl is the co-founder and Creative Director of PopShorts, a mobile-focused social agency that works with social influencers to craft compelling branded stories for the World’s leading brands, studios and start-ups. Adam has crafted successful social campaigns for clients such as The Voice, CBS Films, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Sanuk, Kohl’s and the Silicon Valley Kings. Adam has spoken as an authority on social at conferences across the country.

Brian Mac Mahon

Keynote Speaker

Founder & CEO, Expert Dojo

Brian Mac Mahon
Brian Mac Mahon is the founder of Expert Dojo, the largest expert listing and start up website in California. He has consulted and coached in over 35 countries so he brings a global perspective to starting and growing your small business. Brian has been teaching the power of connecting with your community and how to turn a pay it forward mindset into a revenue generator for years and combines this teaching with the experience of working with thousands of small business over the years.

Bryan Kramer

Workshop Facilitator & Keynote Speaker

President & CEO, PureMatter

Bryan Kramer
Having worked hands-on as a senior advertising account executive, interactive planner and strategist, managing consultant, online producer, and marketing consultant for some of the Bay Area’s largest marketing firms. Bryan has built his career on understanding every part of his business. As President/CEO of PureMatter. Bryan’s leadership has steered the agency to consistent growth over the last 10 years, earning it a spot as one of the fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley for over five years by the San Jose/Sillicon Valley Business Journal. Bryan was listed as #26 by Kred as a Gloal Top CEO Influencer on Social Media (full list) and as one of The Top 50 Social CEOs on Twitter in the

Forest Cassidy

Keynote Speaker

Chief Executive Officer, LeadFerret

Forest Cassidy
Forest Cassidy is the CEO and Co-Founder of LeadFerret.com and has built numerous companies in the B2B data space over the past 12+ years. In 2002 Forest helped change the industry forever when he launched ProspectDB and started compiling the earliest known B2B emails lists that could be purchased. At that time marketers could only rent email lists, but ProspectDB pioneered this new space and remains a leader in the industry 12 years later.

Henry Schuck

Keynote Speaker

CEO, DiscoverOrg

Henry Schuck
Henry Schuck is regarded as a market disruptor in IT sales intelligence. This led to his pursuing what he calls “innovation through dis-innovation”: building the industry’s most accurate contact database not through technology like webscraping or crowdsourcing, but by employing a team of 85+ data analysts continually calling into thousands of IT and finance departments. As a result of Henry’s approach, DiscoverOrg is noted for being the highest quality IT sales intelligence company in its spacewhich has grown sevenfold in the last three years, has been on the Inc. 500 for the last three years, and won both a Stevie and a CODIE award in 2014.

Jacob Curtis

Conference Emcee

Owner, Branding by Jacob

Jacob Curtis
An experienced New Media Marketer and Personal Branding advocate, Jacob Curtis consults both companies and individuals in developing and maintaining their digital identity online. Previously Jacob has worked as a strategist and community manager for major B2B and B2C Fortune 500 companies and in his free time produces the well-known ‘#SocialMediaMinute’ tutorial series published on his popular YouTube channel.

Jeff Gapp

Keynote Speaker

Channel Evangelist, WoodWing Software

Jeff Gapp
Jeff Gapp, currently an evangelist for WoodWing, joined the staff at WoodWing The Americas in early 2004 serving as the VP of Projects, responsible for helping customers install and implement WoodWing software in a variety of environments. Jeff started in the publishing software industry in 1992, when he joined the staff at Baseview Products, starting as a trainer/installer before working as an assistant Product Manager and Product Manager.

Kevin Jonas

Keynote Speaker

CEO & Founder, Flashopp

Kevin Jonas
Kevin Jonas is the CEO & Founder of Flashopp, a Snapchat analytics and campaign management tool. Kevin has the unique experience of being both a major influencer, and a businessman, working alongside brands to help them craft compelling stories to engage their target audience. Kevin is an entrepreneur who has chosen to “double down” on social, believing it is the key to marketing to today’s mobile millennials.

Lisa Apolinski

Keynote Speaker

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Dog Write

Lisa Apolinski
Lisa Apolinski is a professional speaker, author and digital strategist, having founded her own consulting company, 3 Dog Write. She is considered a trade show thought leader, and has worked in the industry for over 14 years. She writes about how to affect the trade show experience, and helps event managers get their message to attendees to encourage engagement. She is a regular blogger with Cvent, TSNN and the Examiner and lives in Southern California.

Loni Stark

Keynote Speaker

Sr Director, Strategy & Product Marketing, Adobe

Loni Stark
Loni Stark is senior director, strategy & product marketing at Adobe. In her role, Loni oversees global product positioning, and go-to-market strategy and operations for Adobe’s digital customer experience business. Loni is also co-founder of Stark Insider, a website with over half a million readers a year, where she writes and hosts a video series on her affinity for tech, arts and Napa. With over 15 years of experience, Loni is a leading expert on how organizations can build relevant brands and drive sustained revenue through innovation. Loni is passionate about how technology impacts business and creativity.

Luke Summerfield

Workshop Facilitator & Keynote Speaker

Partner Services, Program Manager, HubSpot

Luke Summerfield
Luke Summerfield wakes up each morning excited to inspire others to reach their peak performance. He does this as the Partner Services Program Manager at HubSpot, along with coaching, writing, and speaking. Born and raised in Milwaukee Wisconsin, Luke is huge believer in having a growth mindset. Everyone’s abilities, talents and intelligence are not fixed, rather, they can be grown by challenges and learning.

Mark Schaefer

Workshop Facilitator & Keynote Speaker

Executive Director, Schaefer Marketing Solutions

Mark Schaefer
Mark W. Schaefer is a globally-recognized blogger, speaker, educator, business consultant, and author who blogs at {grow} – one of the top marketing blogs of the world. He teaches graduate marketing classes at Rutgers University and has written four best-selling books including The Tao of Twitter (the best-selling book on Twitter in the world) and Return On Influence,which was named one of the top business titles of the year by the American Library Association. His latest book is called Social Media Explained: Untangling the World’s Most Misunderstood Business Trend.

Rand Fishkin

Keynote Speaker

Wizard of Moz, Moz

Rand Fishkin
Rand Fishkin uses the ludicrous title, Wizard of Moz. He co-authored/co-founded the Art of SEO, Inbound.org, and Moz (he clearly likes doing stuff with other people). Rand’s an addict of all things content, search, & social on the web, from his multiple blogs to Twitter, Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn, and FourSquare.

sameer-khan

Keynote Speaker

Senior Manager, Analytics & Digital Marketing, IBM

sameer-khan
Sameer Khan is a passionate and innovative marketing, technology and analytics leader with more than a decade of marketing and analytics experience. Sameer has managed several marketing and analytics organizations including teams of marketing managers, business analysts, digital analytics, data analyst, program managers, content specialist, social media managers, contractors and vendors to drive 100M+ in acquisition and install based revenue.

Simon Kelly

Keynote Speaker

CEO North America, Story Worldwide

Simon Kelly
Simon Kelly runs Story’s business in North America and Asia, and founded both the London and the Seattle offices. He is a serial entrepreneur, recognized as a leader in promoting and growing the content advertising industry, which is now rapidly replacing traditional advertising. His experience with content advertising in Europe and then in the US have led to Simon leading ground-breaking global, multi-channel programs for companies like Lexus, Microsoft and others. He is passionate about creating company environments that attract super-talented people whom he likes and who love working together. Simon launched Custom Publishing Council in 1997; founded TPD Ltd., a leading U.K. custom publisher and one of the first to integrate digital and print, in 1995; held various management positions at IDG Communications, where he was a publisher and advertising executive. He is a winner of the John Caldwell Award for Lifetime Achievement in custom content.

Steve Robinson

Workshop Facilitator & Keynote Speaker

Advisory Board Member, Institute of IBusiness

Steve Robinson
Steve Robinson has 15 years of experience in marketing and technology. As an independent digital-first marketing consultant, Steve creates and maintains sustainable and measurable multi-channel marketing programs for a variety of local and national clients. Previously, Steve held leadership positions at local marketing firms, served as a senior level software architect and built two businesses in the technology and marketing industries. Active in the community, Steve has presented and moderated panels at industry events on a wide array of topics. Currently, he serves on the board and as the communications chair for the Milwaukee Interactive Marketing Association (MIMA).

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Global Event Series

DigiMarCon is the Largest Digital Marketing Conference & Exhibition series in the world, with annual events held in all continents (North America, Latin America, Europe, UK, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa) in 10 countries (United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Singapore, India, United Arab Emirates and South Africa), across 15 cities (New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, Sydney, London, Amsterdam, Singapore, New Delhi, Dubai, Johannesburg and Online). Wherever you are located there is a regional DigiMarCon event nearby you can attend.

5 Star Luxury Event Venues

DigiMarCon Conferences are held in top luxury 5-star event venues across the world such as; Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships, Olympic Stadiums, Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre and JW Marriott, Marriott Marquis, Hyatt Regency, InterContinental, Loews and Sofitel Hotel properties. Discount hotel room rates at each venue hotel means no hassle getting to and from the venue each day.

Extensive & Memorable Networking Experiences

Building relationships matter! At DigiMarCon Conferences we have more networking breaks on our program than others. On average there are 8 Networking breaks at each event giving delegates ample opportunities in a relaxed atmosphere to meet others over the 2-days at the event; from 1-hour round table networking luncheons to 3-hour dinner receptions. These networking breaks are set in picturesque locations to facilitate memorable experiences while fostering new relationships. Such experiences include enjoying cocktails and the Sunset over the Pacific Ocean on a private Ocean Terrace in Santa Monica, to being on the Sydney Olympic Stadium playing arena at night enjoying cocktails under the lights, to dining at the 360 Revolving Restaurant at the top of the CN Tower in Toronto for a Dinner Reception, enjoying cocktails on a private promenade overlooking Times Square in New York City, or having fun at the Dazzles Night Club onboard the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas for a Farewell Party, etc.

Industry Thought Leaders from Leading Brands

DigiMarCon Keynotes, Panels and Master Classes are facilitated by the foremost thought leaders in the industry, from celebrity social media influencers to CMO’s from the largest Fortune 500 company brands that are disrupting the digital marketing industry, such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle, Adobe, eBay, Netflix and more. All presentations are pitch-free, and include actionable takeaways, case studies, strategies and tactics, ready to be applied when back in the office.

Premium Comfortable Meeting Spaces

At DigiMarCon Conferences you are never ‘left in the dark’…. literally, in a large room far away from the stage and speakers, crushed in tight theater seating, without even a desk, while sitting in the dark. At DigiMarCon all delegates have premium meeting space in luxurious ballroom well-lit spaces, with comfortable seating with desk enabling delegates to use their laptop to take notes with ample charging facilities onsite in a comfortable space to learn and thrive. All tables are situated close with direct view of the stage.

Value for Money & Generous Discounts

DigiMarCon Conferences are affordable to attend, from single-day event passes up to two-day VIP options at a fraction of the cost of other industry events. We offer significant discounts for early bird registrations. Additionally, on top of time-limited discount pass rates, because budgets are tight, we want to make sure all groups have a chance to attend DigiMarCon. For government employees, students, academic, startups, non-profit organizations and teams, we offer generous discounts off the prevailing registration price.

Collaborative Learning & Audience Participation

Attend DigiMarCon and you become part of the show! DigiMarCon Conferences tap into the talent of the room, drawing from the knowledge and experience of the professionals in the audience. All DigiMarCon events include regular interactive question and answer sessions with speakers and the audience ideal for collaboration, audience polls, along with ice-breaker and group exercises, steered by charismatic Emcees.

Meet the Speakers in Person

DigiMarCon Conferences put you right up and close with the speakers giving you the opportunity to meet these social media influencers which you follow in person. Speakers are never hidden in private speaker rooms away from the audience, they are in the auditorium sitting right beside you and participating.

Exceptional Customer Service

Attending a conference is a well-researched decision. There are many factors to consider such as location, time, venue, cost, speakers, content, etc. At DigiMarCon our results-obsessed Customer Service team are at your service before, during and after the event to help with your needs. It’s at the core of what we do — it drives our business. Offsite, we are ready to assist you via phone, ticket or chat. Onsite at our Conferences, friendly DigiMarCon staff serve as your hosts. They welcome your input and are happy to assist you.

TECHSPO Technology Expo

At all DigiMarCon Conferences is the co-located exclusive event TECHSPO Technology Expo, which showcases the new generation of technology and innovation, including; AdTech, MarTech, Internet, Mobile and SaaS technologies. Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better. Access to TECHSPO Technology Expo is included with all DigiMarCon passes.

On Demand Library Access

DigiMarCon All Access & VIP Passes include a 12-month on demand access to hundreds of hours of DigiMarCon speaker keynotes, panels and master class presentations from recent DigiMarCon Conferences, including videos, slide decks and key takeaways, available on demand so you can watch what you want, when you want.

The Largest Digital Marketing Community

Attendees of DigiMarcon Conferences gain membership to an exclusive global Digital Marketing Community of over 500,000 worldwide subscribers to our award-winning digital marketing blog and over 70,000 members to our Digital Marketing Professionals Group in LinkedIn (visit https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2661359/). This global community comprises of innovators, senior marketers and branders, entrepreneurs, digital executives and professionals, web & mobile strategists, designers and web project managers, business leaders, business developers, agency executives and their teams and anyone else who operates in the digital community who leverage digital, mobile, and social media marketing. We provide updates to the latest whitepapers and industry reports to keep you updated on trends, innovation and best practice digital marketing.