2018 Speakers

Frederick Vallaeys (@siliconvallaeys)

Frederick Vallaeys (@siliconvallaeys)

Optmyzr

Among the first 500 Google employees, he has been an AdWords evangelist for about 10 years participating to its construction and teaching advertisers how to get the maximum out of their campaigns. Today he is the founder of Optmyzr, one of the most widespread (& award-winning) tool for optimization and automated reporting and a regular contributor to Search Engine Land, PPCHero & other well known web marketing blogs and a frequent speaker at almost all leading international PPC events.

Anu Adegbola (@ansicles)

Anu Adegbola (@ansicles)

MindSwan

Anu has been working in digital marketing for over 10 years, on both agency and client side. She initially dabbled in SEO but due to her love of Excel moved to Paid Search with her specialty being profitably managing huge multiple multi lingual/global accounts. In 2017, Anu decided to set up MindSwan and she has already worked with the likes of DanDan Digital and global media agency OMD.

Duane Brown (@duanebrown)

Duane Brown (@duanebrown)

Take Some Risk

After leaving Toronto (Canada) in 2011 Duane lived in 5 cities across 3 continents and visited 40 countries to gain an international view of the world. He has worked for Telsta in Australia and brands including ASOS, Mopp, NSPCC, Jack Wills and Grant Thornton while in London, UK. He now lives in Vancouver (Canada) helping brands grow through performance marketing, analytics and a/b testing.

Sam Collier

Sam Collier

Blitzmetrics

Director of Optimization at BlitzMetrics, he works on analytics and optimization in Facebook Marketing and PPC for clients such as: Golden State Warriors, TiVo, Ashley Furniture, MGM, Cricket Australia.

Sahil Jain (@sahilio)

Sahil Jain (@sahilio)

AdStage

Sahil Jain is the CEO and Founder of AdStage. Prior to founding AdStage in May 2012, Sahil co-founded his first company, Y-Combinator backed Trigger.io at 20. He dropped out of UC Berkeley, where he studied Philosophy and Econ, to join AOL Corp Devt. at 19, dropped out of High School to join Yahoo! Mobile as an automation engineer at 17 and worked in the professional video game industry before that.

Pauline Jakober (@GrpTwentySeven)

Pauline Jakober (@GrpTwentySeven)

Group Twenty Seven

Pauline founded in 2010 Group Twenty Seven, a boutique online advertising agency specialized in AdWords and Bing Ads networks. Google partner since 2010 She regularly contributes to Search Engine Land & Search Engine Journal and speaks at industry events, such as SMX (Search Marketing Expo). Pauline is also co-founder of the New England SEMNE group, a professional organization for online marketers.

Tanner Laycock (@tannerlaycock)

Tanner Laycock (@tannerlaycock)

Blitzmetrics

Tanner Laycock is Director of Marketing Systems at BlitzMetrics, a digital marketing company that partners with schools to empower young adults.
Laycock brings together specialists, businesses, and partners using checklists and marketing systems.
Tanner is an international speaker and helps train other young adults to be flourishing entrepreneurs.

Andrew Lolk (@AndrewLolk)

Andrew Lolk (@AndrewLolk)

SavvyRevenue

Andrew is a paid search/social marketer, speaker and agency owner since 2010. He’s the founder of SavvyRevenue, a PPC agency focused on managing paid search for ecommerce stores. Previously Andrew cofounded White Shark Media, an online marketing agency offering tailored PPC and SEO services to small businesses, where he served as VP of PPC and CMO throughout his 6 years operationally.

Florian Nottorf (@FNottorf)

Florian Nottorf (@FNottorf)

Adference

Florian co-founded the ad-tech specialist Adference in 2014, leading since then an expert team of 28 to provide one of the most renowned PPC optimization suites for Google AdWords and Amazon. He holds a doctorate’s degree in business information systems from Leuphana University (Lüneburg), where he developed a statistical algorithm that earned him a number of science awards. In 2014 he was appointed Associate Editor of one of the most renowned conferences of the field.

Tomasz Sasiadek

Tomasz Sasiadek

Bluerank

Online marketing professional with more than 10 years of digital experience, currently works as Client Service Director in Bluerank, supervising projects for brands such as: Bosch, Deutsche Bank, EY, Leroy Merlin, mBank (part of Commerzbank), Mitsubishi Motors, Orange, Rossmann and Skanska. He actively shares his best experiences during events and as a member of SAR (Marketing Communication Association) workgroup co-authored best practices for cooperation and tenders in digital category.

Edgar Špongolts

Edgar Špongolts

ConversionXL

Edgar has more than a decade of experience of running various companies. All of this experience is applied through crafting meticulous CRO strategies that maximize the value gained from an optimization process.

Tim Stewart (@pjeedai)

Tim Stewart (@pjeedai)

Trsdigital

Tim Stewart is a highly experienced conversion optimization and analytics professional with over 21 years’ experience in sales and marketing, 18 of which specialized in digital. Currently working for leading optimisation platform SiteSpect and trsdigital, his own business optimisation consultancy. He regularly speaks at the most important web marketing events in Europe and holds training sessions for his customers. His on field experience ranges from large multinationals to small & medium companies.

Liam Wade (@Digital_Liam)

Liam Wade (@Digital_Liam)

Impression

Liam is the Head of PPC at UK-based digital agency "Impression", where he leads a team of 8 pay-per-click experts, across paid search, display and paid social channels. The team was recently voted Best Small PPC Agency at the 2017 European Search Awards. Liam prides himself on taking an innovative, data-driven approach to PPC, with a particular focus on ecommerce. He is also an accomplished and energetic speaker, speaking at events nationally and internationally.

AJ Wilcox (@wilcoxaj)

AJ Wilcox (@wilcoxaj)

B2Linked.com

AJ is a LinkedIn Ads pro who founded B2Linked.com, a LinkedIn Ads-specific advertising agency, in 2014. These newly-minted LinkedIn official partners manage among the world’s most sophisticated accounts worldwide. He’s a ginger & triathlete. He & his wife live in Utah, USA with their 4 kids, and his company car is a gokart.

Dennis Yu (@dennisyu)

Dennis Yu (@dennisyu)

BlitzMetrics

Chief Technology Officer of BlitzMetrics, Dennis is helping students grow their expertise to manage social campaigns for enterprise clients like the Golden State Warriors, Nike, and Rosetta Stone. He’s an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook Marketing, has spoken in 17 countries, spanning 5 continents, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, National Public Radio, TechCrunch, Fox News, CBS Evening News and is co-author of Facebook Nation – a textbook taught in over 700 colleges and universities. He’s a regular contributor for Adweek’s SocialTimes column and has published in Social Media Examiner, Social Media Club, Tweak Your Biz, B2C, Social Fresh, and Heyo.

Fabio Sutto (@fsutto)

Fabio Sutto (@fsutto)

Sutto & Partners

He began his career in 1998 as a web engineer in Padua, where he came into contact with major companies such as Jacuzzi and Volkswagen. Then he specialized in web marketing and today he follows the online sale of large corporate and international groups.

Fabio Antichi

Fabio Antichi

Fortop

Digital ADV Specialist in Fortop, a digital marketing agency for which he deals with several important digital advertising projects.

Gabriele Benedetti (@ga_benedetti)

Gabriele Benedetti (@ga_benedetti)

Search On Media Group

Digital Marketing Consultant for Search On Media Group, he is specialized in SEO & PPC with a specific expertise in the Non Profit sector.

Francesco Chiappini (@f_chiappini)

Francesco Chiappini (@f_chiappini)

Ecommerce School

Founder of E-commerce School (a famous Italian digital training agency) he is specialized in online shop management, having developed many successful business plans and digital strategies and having a book recently published.

Emanuele Chiericato (@echiericato)

Emanuele Chiericato (@echiericato)

Conversion Driven

He is the author of a book about Lead Generation and speaker in many renowned national web marketing events.

Massimo Chieruzzi (@MassimoCw)

Massimo Chieruzzi (@MassimoCw)

AdEspresso

Cofounder of AdEspresso, one of the most popular Facebook campaign optimization tools, has previously launched many successful web projects, including Media Zen and Creative Web (working, among others, with customers such as eBay, Heinz / Plasmon, Nokia, Samsung, etc.).

Daniele Crescenzo (@crescenzodan)

Daniele Crescenzo (@crescenzodan)

SiComunicaWeb

He has been working on Adwords and Bing Ads since 2008, being a certified professional for both and successfully managing campaigns in very different fields.

Luisa Fontana

Luisa Fontana

PPC Freelance Professional

He came to online marketing in 2005 consulting and training at the European Headquarters of Google in Dublin. A few years later she returned to Italy to work for TSW for clients such as UniCredit, Alessi, Jacuzzi, Acer and Colmar.

Alessandro Frangioni (@alefrangio)

Alessandro Frangioni (@alefrangio)

Riot Design

Founder of hi own company, he is a consultant for Web and Social Marketing. Google Partner, certified by Analytics, MailChimp Expert and author of a book about it.

Marco Frighetto (@grattoformiche)

Marco Frighetto (@grattoformiche)

Booster Box

Head of PPC at Booster Box, an international performance agency, specialized in "scientific marketing". He has a huge passion for hats and Excel sheets.

Veronica Gentili (@VeronicaGenti)

Veronica Gentili (@VeronicaGenti)

Glisco Marketing

Co-founder of Glisco Marketing, Facebook Marketing Expert, Keynote speaker the most famous Italian event in the field, author of a top selling book about Facebook Ads.

Luca La Mesa (@lucalamesa)

Luca La Mesa (@lucalamesa)

Singularity U

Administrator of 2 new media marketing agencies and lecturer in various Italian and foreign universities. He worked in Unilever and Proctor & Gamble he is now a Social Media consultant achieving important results with clients such as the World’s Superbike Championship, Pirelli, AS Roma, Italian Volleyball Federation, Algida, Dove, Mediaset, just to mention the most famous brands.

Luca Luzzani

Luca Luzzani

SiComunicaWeb

SEO and SEM Specialist in Milan, he graduated in Globalization, Brands and Consumption at the Swedish University of Lund. His interest in CRO is now strengthened by working on the main online tracking tools.

Alfonso Mariniello

Alfonso Mariniello

Adform

Alfonso began working in the field of online advertising in 1997 and in 20 years of career he was involved in selling various technologies to support digital marketing actors. In 2010 he introduced Adform technology in Italy, becoming first Country Manager and then SVP Enterprise South Europe.

Alessandro Martin (@esaurito)

Alessandro Martin (@esaurito)

Pro Web Consulting

Alessandro deals with digital marketing since 2007. Specialized in Conversion Rate Optimization and SEO he has worked with major national and international brands such as Nestlé, Indesit, Virgin Active, RCS, TeamSystem and many others. Speaker in important national events he is appreciated for his ironic style and because people can not sleep during his speeches.

Michele Mereu (@mickymereu)

Michele Mereu (@mickymereu)

Mickymereu.com

After having lived in Belgium, China and UK he came back to open his own PPC agency that intends to conquer the world (starting from Sardinia :-D). 9+ years of mixed agency, client-side and freelance experience during which he put his hands on the accounts of some of the most famous brands on the planet, including Fiat, Peugeot, Uniqlo, Lego, L’Oreal, UGG Australia.

Roberto Pala (@misterropa)

Roberto Pala (@misterropa)

Queryo

CEO and founder of Queryo, he works on international PPC & CRO projects for clients such as Prenatal, Ducati, Toys Center, Calligaris and Trudi.

Rosario Toscano (@rosariotoscano)

Rosario Toscano (@rosariotoscano)

Moca Interactive

Responsible since 2015 of the CRO unit of MOCA Interactive, Digital Marketing Agency based in Treviso, has been dealing with 8 years of usability, user experience and web analytics. He is certified optimizer by ConversionXL

Giuliano Trenti (@Premurada_boy)

Giuliano Trenti (@Premurada_boy)

Neurexplore

CEO and founder of Neurexplore, in 2007 began a research program in the field of neuro-sciences and behavioral sciences applied to the business. In a few years he created the first company in Trentino to deal with Neuromarketing, which still today is among the few companies in Italy to use science in strategic-operational marketing and communication choices.

Angela Venturin (@angelaventurin)

Angela Venturin (@angelaventurin)

Moca Interactive

After graduation she dealt with SEO, and then in 2010 (year of Certification as a Google Partner) she specialized in online advertising.