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Speaking Engagements

Over the past 17 years I have engaged in numerous industry speaking engagements.

Upcoming Speaking Events:

Mobile World Congress 2017 – Barcelona | Modern Marketing Summit (February 2017): Discussing the Future of Mobile


Most Recent Speaking Events: 

C-Suite Network Conference (2016) : Discussing Connection, Cognition & Immersion 


PepsiCo Digital Summit (2016): Harnessing The Power of Data


Success North Dallas (2016):  Digital Disruption – The New Normal

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Digital Banking (2016): How to Leverage Social Messaging & Conversational User Experiences


iieX North America (2016): Machine Learning & Data Driven Creative

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Modern Marketing Summit Upfront @ Internet Week (2016): Transformation of Storytelling & the role of Data

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iMedia Agency Summit (2016): The New World of Content Marketing

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Brand Activation Summit (2016): Approach to Digital Disruption

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Brand Innovators Future of Consumer Experience (2016): Customer Experiences in 2020


Epsilon Growth Forum (2016): Digital disruption and CMO Challenges

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Social Media Week Chicago (2015): Delivered a keynote discussing the Evolution of Connection

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iMedia Breakthrough (2015): Topic was Innovation

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Digital Hollywood (2015): Topic was Social Media

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Ad Age Data Conference (2015): Topic was Data & Creativity

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Mobile Media Summit @ Adweek NYC (2015): Discussed Location as a Context Filter

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Mediapost IOT Shopping Summit (2015):  Discussed IOT & Retail

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Brand Innovators Content Marketing (2015) 

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iMedia Agency Summit (2015): Discussed the evolving role of Agencies

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Media Post IOT: Beacons (2015) 

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Previous Speaking Engagements also included: AdTech London, Microsoft MGX, Digital Dallas Summit (2012), Social TV Summit (2013), and more ranging in topics from:

  • Agency Topics (Future Models, Mergers, Collaboration, Innovation)
  • Data Driven Creative (Machine Learning & AI)
  • Digital Marketing
  • Omnichannel
  • Data & Programmatic Creative
  • Immersive Experiences (Virtual, Augmented & Mixed Reality)
  • Beacons
  • Internet of Things
  • Converged Media Strategy
  • Social Media (Owned, Earned, & Paid)
  • User Generated Content Best Practices
  • Content Amplification & Discovery Best Practices
  • Branded Communities
  • Innovation & Future State
  • Emerging Technology
  • Mobile & the impact of second screen viewing
  • Technology Trends

If you are interested in having me speak at your next event please contact me.

I also serve as a judge for industry award shows, recently the 2014 and 2015 REGGIE awards

Sample Content from previous engagements

iMedia Keynote Panel. Key Topic discussion from 15:09-19:00

Excerpt from MediaPost Internet of Things panel (2015)

Excerpt from iMedia 2014 Agency Marketer of the Year Nominee Interview

Excerpts from 2014 UGC Webinar

SXSW 2014 Content Cloud

Way2Saturday & Social TV

Brand Question… Are brands asking for Social TV & second screen solutions?

Q&A session response tied to Facebook Targeting

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