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Affiliate Summit, Inc. Missy Ward
Co-Founder
Affiliate Summit, Inc.
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Affiliate Summit, Inc.

For over 11 years, Missy Ward has been at the helm of companies who have successfully grown their businesses through the pay-for-performance model. She is a Co-founder of Affiliate Summit – the leading global conference and tradeshow for the Affiliate Marketing industry, Co-Editor-in-Chief of FeedFront Magazine – the industry magazine for Affiliate Marketing Professionals, and a Co-founder of GeekCast.fm – a podcast network for geeks, by geeks.

As of March, 2009, Missy is also managing the ThesisAffilates.com Affiliate Program for charity, in which all her management fees are donated directly to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Missy has held various positions in industry including Director of Public Relations for Media Breakaway, LLC., Vice President of Partnership Marketing for eBound Strategies, President of Aluria Software and Vice-President of Marketing for Global Travel International. She has been an active affiliate for the last 8+ years and is considered a leading authority in the industry.

Missy is a vocal advocate and active fundraiser for charities that support Breast Cancer research, treatments and community programs. She is the founder of AffiliateMarketersGiveBack.com and has helped to raise nearly $170,000 over the last two years for charities that she supports.

She is a die-hard AC/DC fan, enjoys wine (lots of it) and blogs about affiliate marketing, social media and other geeky stuff she digs on MissyWard.com