Tim Reis – Director of Google Marketing Services’ Performance Agencies
As Director of Google Marketing Services’ Performance Agencies, Tim leads a team dedicated to providing strategic and technical support to advertising agencies working to grow advertisers’ business through digital media. He is a veteran of 10 years at Google and more than 30 years in media sales serving in roles that have spanned print, television and online.
Tim is a frequent speaker at industry events including SXSW, IAB/MIXX, OMMA, Business Insider, SMX et al, and a guest lecturer at Columbia Business School. He is a former member of the North American Boards of Directors of the Mobile Marketing Association, the Promotion Marketing Association and the Direct Marketing Association’s Mobile-Digital Community Leadership Committee.
Karen Robinovitz – Co-founder and Co-CEO, Digital Brand Architects (DBA)
Karen Robinovitz co-founded Digital Brand Architects (DBA), the first talent agency dedicated to managing social media influencers, content creators, and personalities. As the creative mind and Co-CEO behind the agency, she led DBA to become a 70 million-dollar company in seven years. Touted as a force in the influencer movement by WWD, The New York Times, Fashionista.com, and Mashable, she is largely credited for fostering influencers rise in popularity.
Variety listed her among 80 Women of Power and Forbes called her one of the best-branded women in social media. Robinovitz’s career began as a journalist, writing for WWD, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, The New York Times, and Marie Claire, among others. She’s authored three books, sold one of her titles to Disney, and produced a television pilot for Bravo. Karen lives in New York City, where she serves on the Board of Advisors of the Brooklyn Museum and spends her free time exploring the art scene.
Parker Block – Founder, Agoranet
Parker’s career in fashion retail and e-commerce spans twenty years and three continents working with VF Corp and the Otto Group. Parker currently is focused on the opportunities and challenges retailers face with the rise of alternative commerce platforms, mobile and changing consumer habits.
Eric Abrams – Managing Director for Custom Content and Influencer Marketing Solutions at IZEA, Inc.
IZEA, Inc. is the premier online marketplace connecting brands with content creators and influencers to help tell their story. From expert infographics and white papers to HD videos and SEO content at incredible scale, IZEA is the industry leader in content production and syndication for the world’s largest brands.
Eric brings 20 years of experience in the interactive and digital marketing space, working with Fortune 500 brands and spanning solutions including web & mobile development, social media strategy, loyalty, interactive media, and content. He loves to bring new ideas to the table for clients and partners looking to tackle big challenges, helping brands achieve their goals. Prior to joining IZEA, Eric has worked in Sales Management and Strategic Partnership roles with early-stage start-ups and Inc. 500 companies within several industries and across omni-channel offerings.
David “Rev” Ciancio – Director, Industry Insights at Yext
Rev, serves as Director, Industry Insights for Yext, where he works to ensure customer success as they deploy the Yext Knowledge Engine on behalf of their businesses. Over his 20+ year career, he has managed business development, digital marketing, and social media strategies for a wide range of entertainment and hospitality companies.
When not preaching the gospel of Digital Knowledge Management, you can find this expert Burger taster discussing the virtues of what makes a truly great hamburger on his Instagram account, @revciancio and hospitality marketing tips on his blog, Burger Conquest.
Ryan Hofmann – VP of Strategic Marketing Solutions at Listrak
As VP of Strategic Marketing Solutions, Ryan leverages data and analytics to gain valuable insights and target profitable customer segments for Listrak. His extensive experience in the ecommerce industry includes roles as Director of Retail Industries, Director of Strategic Services and Chief Marketing Officer for domestic and international entities. He is a graduate of the University of Utah/David Eccles School of Business.
Jim Koepke – Vice President of Sales for the Americas
Jim started with Emarsys at the inception of the North America business in June of 2015. In that time the company has grown exponentially as marketers have become familiar with the differentiated offerings Emarsys provides; technology that is built not bought, scaling personalized engagement beyond a human’s capacity through inter-weaving AI into marketing execution, and combining the power of creative digital execution with data analysis and insights.
As Vice President of Sales for the Americas, he drives the growth and direction of Emarsys’ direct sales, SDR, BDR, CSM and Operations/Enablement functions. With nearly 20 years of sales leadership, operations and business development, and 14 years of digital marketing experience, his team focuses on solving business challenges and client success ahead of Emarsys growth.
Cindy Brown – CEO & Founder of Blue Moon Digital
Cindy is a mathematician turned digital guru who built the agency with the vision to get the right message, to the right audience, at the right moment, on the right device.
Cindy got her start in digital marketing in the late 90’s providing email strategy and email delivery services to large publishers and catalogers. From there, she cultivated her digital skills as the Vice President of Email Product Development and Operations at Experian.
When not donning her digital marketing cape, she can be found tickling the ivories of her baby grand, biking the beautiful mountain landscape with her husband, or cheering on the Denver Broncos with her two sons.