Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013

//Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013

The Emerging Media Conference is presented by independent consultants and slated professionals who are influential experts in their field. Our attendees benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward. Each speaker goes through a review process and direction with a updated list attendees, presentation approval, and guidance in ensuring their topic will bring the most value to our attendees.

This is a working list of those we have given a slot within the agenda to. As we get closer to our dates we may add or remove speakers depending on availability and/or final approval, so keep checking back often to see the updated list.

Cheryl Elizaga

By |January 25th, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Engagement Specialist The Buddy Group Cheryl Elizaga is a Social Engagement Specialist at The Buddy Group, a digital agency specializing on the intersection of storytelling, marketing and technology. She brings her savvy for passionate connections to developing and executing strategies aimed at increasing exposure and engagement for national B2C brands -- including King's Hawaiian Bread, [...]

Warren Zenna

By |January 15th, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Managing Director, Digital / Mobile Practice Warren has over 17 years of Digital Marketing experience - among which the last 5 he has focused on the mobile marketing space, including 2 and a half years of immersion as the VP of Mobile Strategy at Publicis Groupe’s Phonevalley.  Now overseeing the entire digital practice for a [...]

Scott Rickard

By |January 15th, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

SVP Mr. Rickard has designed, developed and operated strategic and emerging media communications, intelligence and security infrastructure for international service providers, software developers, product manufacturers, and aerospace and government organizations.  Mr. Rickard has in-depth technical knowledge and business experience with a wide variety of telecom, cable, wireless, mobile and media communications technologies and customers: Apple, [...]

Benj Arriola

By |January 15th, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, Speakers|

SEO Director Benj has worked in the Internet marketing industry for the past 7 years after being a web designer & developer since 1997. He deals with all aspects of Internet Marketing with a strong focus on SEO that helped lead Internet Marketing Inc. into one of the fastest-growing digital marketing agencies in the country [...]

Irene Koehler

By |January 11th, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Social Media Strategist, Speaker, Consultant After a seemingly endless career is corporate management, Irene escaped to explore  the world of self-employment. Along the way, she found herself deeply immersed in the world of online branding, reputation management and social media. A frequent speaker and social media consultant, Irene has a passion for helping people learn [...]

Simon Heseltine

By |January 11th, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Director SEO Simon Heseltine is responsible for organic search and training across all AOL and Huffington Post Media Group properties, including Techcrunch, Huffington Post, and Patch.com. In his previous position as director of search at a Washington, D.C.-based agency, he was responsible for developing and implementing organic search and social media strategies for companies across [...]

Lisa Jean Moore

By |January 2nd, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Professor Lisa Jean Moore is a medical sociologist and Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Purchase College, State University of New York. Her scholarship is located at the intersections of sociology of health and medicine, science and technology studies, feminist studies, animal studies and body studies. She is the author of Sperm Counts: Overcome [...]

Matt Schmidt

By |January 2nd, 2013|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Get Social with Matt:    Director, Interactive Production Creative Lift As a formally trained sociologist, Matt is obsessed with understanding the ways in which meaning is conveyed by digital media. As Director of Interactive Production at Creative Lift, a full-service creative agency in San Francisco, he directs his obsession toward the study and practice of [...]

Chase McMichael

By |December 17th, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, Speakers|

CEO and Co-Founder Chase is a leader in cloud big data technologies co-founding InfiniGraph enabling better engagement through better content marketing.  With over 19 years experience in the real-time collaboration technologies, his first company UNBOUND achieved a source license exit with Sprint PCS and achieved cash flow positive.  Chase has formulating large scale platforms for [...]

Mark Cooper

By |December 2nd, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

CMO and Co-Founder Mark is the CMO and Co-Founder of Offerpop, a fan marketing platform for Facebook and Twitter. Thousands of companies use Offerpop to run promotions, sweepstakes and fan engagement programs – launching campaigns in minutes and tracking performance in real-time. Mark has helped launch an array of online, mobile and media businesses, including [...]

Niall Harbison

By |December 2nd, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Founder and Director SimplyZesty Niall is an Irish entrepreneur who founded his latest business Simply Zesty in 2009 and sold it 3 years later to UTV Media. The company which now employs 30 people and has offices in Dublin, London and Belfast was founded in his spare bedroom with just €10,000 in start up capital. [...]

James Sinclair

By |December 2nd, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Vice President James is a successful tech entrepreneur with a background in business incubation and angel funding. He has worked with a range of tech incubator clients, where his focus is on strategy, operations and business growth. He has held technology and business roles at EDS and Diageo and was part of the team who [...]

Morgan Vawter

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Director of Analytics MEA Digital Some say Morgan’s first word was “Internet.” Since then, she’s demonstrated an uncanny knack for deciphering the complexities of the web. At age 16, she was selected to enroll in college two years early at the Georgia Academy of Mathematics, Engineering & Science. After graduating from Oglethorpe University, she spent [...]

Mitch Neff

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Gurus and Experts in the Land of Make Believe Webtrends.tv Mitch is a technophile, social strategist, startup junkie, and college football fiend. He drinks coffee black and Jack Daniels straight (not listed in any particular order). By day he is wiring up the pieces of client’s social presence, petulantly insisting that social actions drive actual [...]

Laura Baum

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Cyber-Rabi OurJewishCommunity.org Laura Baum is not your typical rabbi. She is a connector and innovator who functions best “outside the box.” As the Founding Rabbi of OurJewishCommunity.org, Laura has reached ¼ million people online and now leads the largest synagogue in the world – online. An expert on social media and using it to meet [...]

Christian Buckley

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Director of Evangelism Axceler Christian Buckley is Director of Product Evangelism for Axceler, driving product awareness, SharePoint best practices, and both partner and community development. He previously worked at Microsoft as part of the enterprise hosted SharePoint platform team (now part of Office365), and led an engineering team in advertising operations. Prior to Microsoft, Christian [...]

Shawn Scheuer

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

CEO and Co-Founder As the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Moolah Media Shawn oversees the company’s vision and market execution. Shawn brings over 15 years of progressive leadership experience with many leading mobile companies. Most recently Shawn was Founder and CEO of Fattext, a mobile social company that offered free messaging and picture sharing [...]

Todd Parsons

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Get Social with Todd: CEO ADITIVE, Inc. Todd Parsons is the founder and CEO of ADITIVE. Previously a co-founder of BuzzLogic, Todd began his media career developing algorithms for influencer identification and ad targeting on the web. A passionate tech entrepreneur, Todd has served in the leadership of Silicon Valley Bank, and taught in San [...]

William (Bill) Leake

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

CEO Apogee Results Former McKinsey and Company consultant. Post-McKinsey, have served in a variety of progressively more challenging roles as a finance, sales, and marketing executive. Dell, Power Computing, Haystack Labs, TIS, and Journyx (a successful, multi-million $$ bootstrapped software company in Austin Texas with over 300 of the F 1000 as clients) In mid-2002, [...]

Brandon Prebynski

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Social Strategist / Tech Editor / Producer Cisco / Pearson / Web Trends Hi, I'm Brandon. I currently live in Silicon Valley, manage global digital and social media initiatives at a high-tech company, and produce industry-related video content and events at Robot Superhero. Emerging technology, digital strategy, business development, and pop culture are my vices. [...]

Bryan Boettger

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

CCO The Buddy Group Bryan Boettger is Chief Creative Officer of The Buddy Group, one of the fastest growing digital engagement agencies in the country. As CCO, Bryan is responsible for ensuring the high quality of all creative work delivered by the agency and inspires programs for clients including YouTube, American Express, Epson, Old Navy, [...]

Jeet Banerjee

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Co-Founder 19 year old serial entrepreneur, technology expert, consultant, and college student. I created my first startup company at the age of 17 and would go on to sell it one and a half years later. From there, I created my next startup company StatFuse and am currently on the verge of launching two more [...]

Clark Dodsworth

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Director Clark does product strategy and development with a focus on Context Awareness, the next big step in UX and commerce. He was co-creator of the Ambient Intelligence concept and strategy for Philips, later adopted by the EU for its 6th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development on IST Research 2002-06, and was part [...]

Eric Holtzclaw

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, Speakers|

CEO User Insight As CEO and founding partner of User Insight, Eric Holtzclaw identifies strategic service offerings and oversees operational excellence and innovation across User Insight's business lines. Eric’s 20+ years of experience includes work for a variety of successful startup companies including GeoMedica, Information America, OneCoast and CyberSource. Eric has been responsible for the [...]

Lindsey Port

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Founder Lindsey Port’s GLO Gaming is THEE leader in unique marketing strategies in the online and mobile gaming space with customized social media solutions. With clients such as Microsoft, Gatorade, Ann Taylor LOFT, Kraft, Disney, McDonalds, Blockbuster and 2K Games, GLO Gaming is at the forefront of the industry, giving brands the ability to gain [...]

Aaron Fossum

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, Speakers|

Managing Partner Aaron Fossum has been in the web analytics industry for over 12 years. Aaron has served in roles from practitioner to vendor to consultant, serving Fortune 500 clients and well known Internet brands including Microsoft, ESPN, Walmart, Dow Jones, Mercedes Benz and others. “I love the art and science of collecting data and [...]

Chanel Summers

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Speakers|

Co-Founder Chanel Summers began her career as a pioneering designer and producer of video games, developing everything from high-performance 3D vehicle simulations, to action/arcade platform games, to hardware peripherals while working at companies such as Mindscape, Velocity, and Mattel Media. Recruited to Microsoft in the late '90s, Chanel was responsible for the release of that [...]

Shravan Goli

By |October 21st, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, Speakers|

CEO Dictionary.com An internet and technology veteran, Goli manages all aspects of Dictionary.com’s business and strategy. Dictionary.com is an IAC company, acquired in 2008 by IAC. Before joining Dictionary.com in late 2009, Goli was at Slide, Inc., where he was General Manager of the Social Media Business. He also was a General Manager at Yahoo!, [...]

Pascal Schuback

By |April 20th, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, Highlighted Speakers, Speakers|

Emergency Management Program Manager King County Pascal Schuback is a Core member and the Seattle city lead for CrisisCommons. Pascal's day time job is a full time Emergency Management Program Coordinator at King County Office of Emergency Management. He is presenting on behalf of CrisisCommons and how they use the integration of technology, open data [...]

Lynne D Johnson

By |March 24th, 2012|Advisory Board, Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, EmMeCon Seattle 2012, EmMeCon Seattle 2016, Highlighted Speakers, Speakers|

Digital and Social Digital and Social Lynne d Johnson is a Content and Community Consultant developing content and community strategies that help brands become more human to build better communications and relationships with consumers toward driving brand awareness, loyalty, and purchase intent. She was formerly a Senior Social Media Strategist at R/GA, the digital agency [...]

Myron McMillin

By |March 19th, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, EmMeCon Seattle 2012, Speakers|

An innate talent for building and leading intensely loyal and exceptionally talented high-performing teams. Myron has over 10 years experience designing, directing and refining the creation of applications and user interfaces on a myriad of platforms (kiosk, CD, web, mobile device) and is an expert on content creation for many mobile platforms. Myron has been [...]

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David Evans Ph.D.

By |March 19th, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, Emerging Media Conference Speakers Seattle 2013, EmMeCon Seattle 2012, Speakers|

Lecturer David Evans earned his Ph.D. in social psychology in 1999 from the University of Iowa. His dissertation was the first online multivariate experiment published in social psychology, examining validity of online data-collection in assessing political and racial attitudes. David taught collegiate statistics and psychology at Union College in Schenectady, NY, then joined Microsoft as [...]

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Laura Lippay

By |February 22nd, 2012|Emerging Media Conference Speakers San Francisco 2013, EmMeCon Seattle 2012, Speakers|

Organic Search & Technical Optimization Lead Netflix With an eye for the big picture and a history in optimizing enterprise properties for online visibility, Laura Lippay has focused on content marketing strategy for some of the top brands on the internet, bridging gaps between marketing and dev teams in order to provide a comprehensive solution [...]