PubCon Speaker Bios

Pubcon Las Vegas 2014 Speaker Biographies



Kevin Adams
 Director of SEM
 Wright IMC
Tim Ash
 CEO
 SiteTuners.com
George Aspland
 Founder & President
 eVision, LLC
Shahid Awan
 Global Head of SEO
 www.wimdu.com
Jay Baer
 President
 Convince and Convert
Jake Baillie
 General Manager
 Urban Mapping
Loren Baker
 VP of Business Development
 Foundation Digital
Jim Banks
 Global Head of Biddable Media
 Cheapflights
Jennifer Barbee
 Founder and CEO
 Jennifer Barbee Inc.
Mark Barrera
 Chief Search Officer / Partner
 Buzzshift
Chris Bennett
 CEO
 97th Floor
Kendall Bird
 Online Community Specialist – Brand Loyalty
 Collegis Education
Marc Bitanga
 Manager, Customer Acquisition
 Hootsuite
Michael Black
 Owner
 SEOMike Consulting
Alan Bleiweiss
 Forensic SEO Consultant
 Alan Bleiweiss Consulting
Chris Boggs
 Chief Operating and Marketing Officer
 Internet Marketing Ninjas
Jake Bohall
 VP of Marketing
 Virante, Inc.
Michael Bonfils
 Managing Partner
 International Media Management, Corp.
Greg Boser
 President & Co-founder
 Foundation Digital, LLC
Elmer Boutin
 Associate Director, Search Strategy
 Rockfish
Mary Bowling
 Owner/SEO Consultant
 Ignitor Digital
Jim Boykin
 Founder & CEO
 Internet Marketing Ninjas
John Busby
 SVP, Marchex Institute (Analytics)
 Marchex
Lisa Buyer
 President/CEO
 The Buyer Group
Charles Calabrese
 Vice President
 Performance Horizon Group, Inc.
Jason Calacanis
 Founder & CEO
 Inside.com
Linda Caplinger
 Global Lead – Search Marketing
 NVIDIA
Jennifer Cario
 President
 SugarSpun Marketing
Mel Carson
 Brand Ambassador
 Majestic SEO
Christine Churchill
 President
 KeyRelevance
Bruce Clay
 President
 Bruce Clay, Inc.
Daryl Colwell
 Senior Vice President
 Matomy Media Group
Brian Combs
 CEO
 ionadas local LLC
Ben Cook
 Director of Organic Channels
 Evolve Digital Labs
Maria Corcoran
 WW Search Marketing Program Manager
 Adobe
Matt Craine
 Owner and President
 MattCraine.com
Brent Csutoras
 Social Media Strategist
 Kairay Media
Matt Cullen
 Director of SEO
 AdHarmonics
Mark Daoust
 Founder & CEO
 Quiet Light Brokerage
Stoney deGeyter
 President
 Pole Position Marketing
Sean Dolan
 President & COO
 PushFire
Michael Dorausch
 President & Founder
 Planet Chiropractic
Rhea Drysdale
 CEO
 Outspoken Media
Jeffrey Eisenberg
 CEO
 BuyerLegends.com
Mona Elesseily
 Vice President of Online Marketing Strategy
 Page Zero Media
Eric Enge
 CEO
 Stone Temple Consulting Corporation
Kate Evans
 CEO
 Your Social Status
Melissa Fach
 Associate at Moz / Consultant
 SEO Aware
Pierre Far
 Webmaster Trends Analyst
 Google UK
Lena Flanigan
 Digital Marketing Manager
 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Steve Floyd
 CEO / Founder
 AXZM
Duane Forrester
 Sr. Product Manager – Bing Webmaster Tools
 Bing
Rob Fuggetta
 Founder and CEO
 Zuberance
Rob Garner
 Chief Strategy Officer
 Advice Interactive Group
Brad Geddes
 Founder
 Certified Knowledge
Ethan Giffin
 CEO & Founder
 Groove Commerce
Greg Gifford
 Director of Search and Social
 AutoRevo
Chris Goward
 CEO
 WiderFunnel Marketing Optimization
Mike Grehan
 CMO & Managing Director
 ACRONYM
Michael Griffin
 CEO an founder
 Adlucent
Jenny Halasz
 President
 JLH Marketing
Cory Haldeman
 Associate Director of SEO & Content Strategy
 Verizon Wireless
Steve Hammer
 President
 RankHammer
Chuck Hamrick
 Outsourced Program Manager
 Hamrick.Biz
Greg Hartnett
 President
 Best of The Web
Bill Hartzer
 Senior SEO Strategist
 Globe Runner
Marie Haynes
 Owner
 HIS Web Marketing
Truman Hedding
 VP of Marketing
 Showroom Logic
Scott Hendison
 CEO & President
 Search Commander, Inc.
Simon Heseltine
 Senior Director – Audience Development
 AOL Inc.
Carrie Hill
 Co-Founder, SEO Strategist
 Ignitor Digital
Eric Holmen
 CMO
 Invoca
Mark Homer
 CEO
 Get Noticed Get Found, Inc.
Alex Houg
 Vice President of Optimization
 BlitzMetrics
Gareth Hoyle
 Co Founder / CEO
 LinkRisk / Marketing Signals
Bill Hunt
 President
 Back Azimuth Consulting
Motoko Hunt
 President, Search Marketing Consultant
 AJPR
Kenton Hutcherson
 Attorney
 Hutcherson Law
Kenny Hyder
 Founder
 Hyder Media
Sean Jackson
 Founding Partner
 Copyblogger Media
Debra Jasper
 Founder
 Mindset Digital
Cynthia Johnson
 Director of Social Media Marketing
 Ranklab Interactive
Dixon Jones
 Marketing Director
 Majestic SEO
Kelsey Jones
 Managing Editor
 Search Engine Journal
Kristopher Jones
 Chairman
 Internet Marketing Ninjas
Russ Jones
 Chief Technology Officer
 Virante, Inc.
Ryan Jones
 Manager – Search Strategy & Analytics
 SapientNitro
Jordan Kasteler
 Senior SEO Manager
 Red Door Interactive
Ira Kates
 Account Supervisor – Maxus Search
 Maxus Canada
Katy Katz
 Inbound Marketing Specialist
 Collegis Education
Anne Kennedy
 President
 Outlines Venture Group
Larry Kim
 Founder & CTO
 WordStream, Inc.
Michael King
 Digital Marketing Consultant
 iPullRank
David Klein
 CEO
 Purpose Inc
Chris Kramer
 Founding Partner
 Affiliate Benchmarks / NetX
Aaron Kronis
 SEO Expert Consultant
 Stamina Records / SEO Engine
Cindy Krum
 CEO & Founder
 MobileMoxie
Jeanine Krzyzanowski
 Director of Link Building Strategy
 Teknicks
Arnie Kuenn
 CEO
 Vertical Measures
Brian LaFrance
 Marketing Director
 AuthorityLabs
Joe Laratro
 President
 Tandem Interactive
Katie Lawler
 Senior Measurement & Optimization Specialist
 Barefoot Proximity
John Lawson
 CEO
 ColderICE Media
William Leake
 CEO
 Apogee Results
Jabez LeBret
 Chief Innovation Officer
 Get Noticed Get Found
Chuo-Han Lee
 Head of SEO
 Symantec
Dave Lloyd
 Sr. Manager, Global Search Marketing
 Adobe
James Loomstein
 Founder & CEO
 Digital Space Consulting
Casey Markee
 Head of Online Support/ Lead SEO Consultant
 SearchEngineNews.com
Michael Martin
 SEO Manager
 Covario
Tim Mayer
 Chief Marketing Officer
 Trueffect
Allison McGuire
 Director of Marketing
 Oversee.net
Debbie Miller
 Founder
 Social Hospitality
Lindsay Mineo
 Senior Search Specialist
 ThunderActive
Kate Morris
 Principal Consultant
 Distilled
Chuck Mullins
 CEO
 CashForYourSite.com
Ted Murphy
 Founder , CEO and Chairman
 IZEA
Rebecca Murtagh
 Chief Strategist / President
 Karner Blue Marketing LLC
Selena Narayanasamy
 To be announced.
Krista Neher
 CEO
 BootCampDigital
Murray Newlands
 Editor
 TheMail
Craig Paddock
 Managing Partner
 Boost Search Marketing
Krisztian Panczel
 Managing Director
 Supercell Media Pty Ltd
Marc Poirier
 Founder and EVP
 Acquisio
Adam Proehl
 Managing Partner
 NordicClick Interactive
Prashant Puri
 Co-Founder
 AdLift.com
Jock Purtle
 CEO
 DigitalExits.com
Lisa Raehsler
 Founder, SEM Strategist
 Big Click Co
John Rampton
 Editor at Large
 Search Engine journal
Mike Ramsey
 President
 Nifty Marketing
Anthony Robinson
 Head of Search & Social
 Auto Trader UK
Erin Robinson
 Senior Communications Manager
 AOL
Dave Rohrer
 Sr. SEO Strategist
 Covario
Dave Roth
 Vice President, Marketing
 Move, Inc.
Paul Ryazanov
 Director of business development
 Promodo
Erin Sagin
 Customer Success Manager
 WordStream
Penny Sansevieri
 CEO
 Author Marketing Experts, Inc.
Brook Schaaf
 CEO
 Schaaf -PartnerCentric
Kristine Schachinger
 CEO
 SitesWithoutWalls.com
Paul Schroader
 President
 PS Web Solutions
Ralf Schwoebel
 Founder & CEO
 Tradebit Inc.
Pete Sheinbaum
 Founder & CEO
 LinkSmart, Inc.
Carolyn Shelby
 Director of SEO
 Tribune Company
John Sherman
 Search & Findability Manager
 Red Hat
Matt Siltala
 President
 Avalaunch Media
Ajit Sivadasan
 VP/GM Global eCommerce
 Lenovo
Bill Slawski
 Director of Search Marketing
 Go Fish Digital
Jennifer Slegg
 President
 JenSense
Ann Smarty
 Community and Branding Manager
 Internet Marketing Ninjas
Stephan Spencer
 Founder
 Science of SEO
Mike Stewart
 Founder / Chief Strategic Officer
 SMB SEO LLC
Dan Sturdivant
 Senior Account Manager
 Speakeasy
David Szetela
 Owner and CEO
 FMB Media
Brett Tabke
 CEO
 Pubcon Inc.
Phillip Thune
 CEO Americas
 Textbroker International
Marcus Tober
 President / CTO
 Searchmetrics Inc.
Mark Traphagen
 Senior Director of Online Marketing
 Stone Temple Consulting
Jose Truchado
 Director of SEO and Global Operations
 Expedia
Brian Ussery
 CEO & SEO Consultant
 beussery LLC
Jennifer VanIderstyne
 VP Client Services
 Internet Marketing Ninjas
Jenneva Vargas
 Engagement Specialist
 BeautyArmy, Inc.
Purna Virji
 Director of Communications
 Petplan Pet Insurance
David Vogelpohl
 Founder & CEO
 Marketing Clique
Alex Volk
 Search Marketing Director
 Microsoft
Tim Wagner
 Vice President
 WrightIMC
Wister Walcott
 Co-Founder & VP of Products
 Marin Software
David Wallace
 CEO
 SearchRank
Ashley Ward
 Social Media Specialist
 Semplicita Marketing
Mindy Weinstein
 SEO Manager & Trainer
 Bruce Clay Inc.
Marty Weintraub
 President
 aimClear
Derrick Wheeler
 Senior Search Engine Optmization Architect
 Microsoft
Rob Woods
 Independent Consultant
 Rob Woods Consulting
Katherine Wright
 Owner
 iMamarazzi Studios
Tony Wright
 CEO/Founder
 WrightIMC
Cindy Yerkie
 Global SEO Manager
 Hewlett Packard
Joe Youngblood
 Founder
 Winner Winner Chicken Dinner
Dennis Yu
 Chief Technology Officer
 BlitzMetrics
Dwight Zahringer
 CEO
 Trademark Productions / TruReview.com

Past Conference Speakers

Past Keynote Speakers

Dr. Robert Cialdini
(Bestselling “Influence Author)
Las Vegas 2012


Doc Searls
(Pioneering Digital Marketer)
Las Vegas 2012


Shakil Khan
(Head of Special Projects: Spotify)
Las Vegas 2012


Terry Jones
(Travelocity Founder, Kayak Chairman)
Hawaii 2011


David Pogue
(Technology Writer, New York Times)
Las Vegas 2010


Tony Hsieh
(CEO, Zappos)
Las Vegas 2009


Bob Brisco
(CEO, Internet Brands)
Las Vegas 2009


Satya Nadella
(Senior VP, Search and Advertising Group: Microsoft)
Las Vegas 2008


George Wright
(Will It Blend
VP Marketing & Sales: Blendec)

Las Vegas 2008


Shawn Rorick
(Director of Marketing: Cirque de Soleil)
Las Vegas 2008


Craig Newmark
(Founder: Craigs List)
Las Vegas 2007


Richard Rosenblatt
(Co-Founder, Chairman Demand Media)
Las Vegas 2007


Malcolm Gladwell
(Author: Tipping Point)
Boston 2006


Guy Kawasaki
(Managing Director
Garage Technology Ventures)

Las Vegas 2006


Philip Kaplan
(Co-Founder: AdBrite)
New Orleans 2005

John Battelle
(Founder: Federated Media Publishing)
Las Vegas 2006
New Orleans 2005


Jon Von Tetzchner
(Founder: Opera Software)
Las Vegas 2006


Danny Sullivan
(Editor SearchEngineLand)
Las Vegas 2006


Robert X. Cringely
(PBS Online, The Pulpit)
Las Vegas 2005


Noel McMichael
(Founder: MarketLeap)
Las Vegas 2004


Andy Bourland
(Founder: ClickZ Network)
Orlando 2004


Tim Mayer
(Yahoo Search Marketing)

Austin 2011
Las Vegas 2010
Orlando 2004
New Orleans 2005


Matt Cutts
(Google Search Quality Control)
Las Vegas 2012
Las Vegas 2011
Austin 2009
Las Vegas 2008
Las Vegas 2007
Las Vegas 2005
Orlando 2004

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