SMX Virtual - Speakers

18th & 19th March, 2020


Jono Alderson
Jono Alderson

Special Ops

Yoast

Jono is a digital strategist, marketing technologist and full-stack developer with nearly two decades of experience in web development, SEO, analytics, brand and campaign strategy, lead gen and eCRM, CRO and more.

He’s worked with startups, agencies and international brands to fix websites, implement growth strategies, prepare for the future, and win markets.

Jono currently manages special projects at Yoast, and was previously principal consultant at respected SEO agency Distilled. Prior to that, he was global head of digital and head of insight at SEO platform Linkdex, and head of SEO at award-winning agency twentysix.


Jason Barnard
Jason Barnard

The Brand SERP Guy

Kalicube

100% digital nomad: Keynote Speaker, Event Host and podcast host. 

Jason has over 2 decades of experience in digital marketing, he started promoting his first website in the year Google was incorporated and built it up to become one of the top 10,000 most visited sites in the world (60 million visits in 2007).Today he is a fulltime 100% digital nomad, host and speaker at conferences around the world, whilst interviewing industry experts for his podcast "With Jason Barnard... The smartest people in marketing talk to Jason about topics they know inside out. The conversations are always intelligent, always interesting... and always fun!". Listen here - https://kalicube.pro/pod


Mike Blumenthal
Mike Blumenthal

Founder and Author

GatherUp

Mike Blumenthal is a co-founder of LocalU where he serves as CEO and a co-founder of GatherUp where he serves as GatherUp’s Chief Review Officer helping their customers get the most out of the platform. Widely cited as the foremost Local Search expert in North America and affectionately known among his colleagues as ‘Professor Maps’, Mike is the author of one of the industry’s most respected blog: Understanding Google Maps & Local Search. He also publishes a weekly podcast, Last Week in Local at Local U, writes a bi-weekly column for StreetFightMag with David Mihm and publishes review related articles and research at GatherUp.com

In an effort to meet the growing need for business owner education, Blumenthal co-founded Local U – a conference series that brings industry experts to U.S. cities for instructive, rewarding local search marketing seminars. 

In an effort to help businesses better engage with the online review world and to improve customer experience, Mike co-founded GatherUp with Don Campbell, Thomas Hasch & Aaron Weiche. Gatherup is designed to let businesses with a local presence or an agency working on their behalf easily implement a best practice customer feedback/review management/customer experience process.


Alexander Börsig
Alexander Börsig

Head of Sales

matelso


Andy Crestodina
Andy Crestodina

Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder

Orbit Media Studios

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, an award-winning 38-person web design company in Chicago.

Over the past 18 years, Andy has given digital marketing advice to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at big marketing conferences, writes for big marketing blogs and he hosts a little marketing podcast, Content Matters.

He's written hundreds of articles on content marketing, search engine optimization, social media and Analytics.

  • Top 10 Online Marketing Experts to Watch, Forbes
  • Top 50 Marketing Influencer, Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Top 10 Social Media Influencers to Watch, Social Media Explorer
  • Top 50 Content Marketing Influencers to Follow, Outbrain

He is also the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Handbook for Content Marketing.


Dana DiTomaso
Dana DiTomaso

President & Partner

Kick Point

Dana is President & Partner at Kick Point, where she helps people and teams do better marketing. After working with clients of all sizes for the last 19 years, Dana knows that our industry has an accountability problem. She’s now teaching people how to better communicate how they bring value, and then deliver that value to their organizations. Dana speaks at conferences around the world about reporting and analytics, SEO, and brand building. In her spare time, Dana is the weekly technology columnist on CBC Edmonton AM. She also enjoys drinking fancy beer and yelling at football players.


Christian Ebernickel
Christian Ebernickel

Digital Analytics Consultant

Christian Ebernickel Online Marketing

Christian Ebernickel is a freelance digital analytics consultant and advises companies in various industries on web analytics. He focuses on the conception and implementation of extensive tracking setups with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, audits and troubleshootings. He was awarded the Analytics Award in 2017 for his solution for evaluating personas with Google Analytics.


Martin Ender
Martin Ender

VP Sales & Regional Manager DACH

DataFeedWatch

Martin Ender, VP Sales & Country Manager DACH at DataFeedWatch, has years of experience as an ex-googler in the field of data feed creation - and optimization. Together with DataFeedWatch you can increase the performance in the field of e-commerce on over 1000 shopping channels and find the right solution.In addition, Martin regularly runs various webinars and workshops on data feed optimization and feed marketing automation with agencies and Google.


Dennis Fäckeler
Dennis Fäckeler

Chief Growth Officer

Userlutions & Rapidusertests

Dennis Fäckeler is chief growth officer at Userlutions.com, the UX-agency located in Berlin with the market-leading crowd usability testing tool Rapidusertests.com. Born in Sauerland, he studied industrial engineering and marketing management, built up and managed marketing at Homelike and helped build various ecommerce projects such as Druckerpatronen.de. His focus is on performance, business intelligence and growth marketing. 


Tobias Fox
Tobias Fox

CEO

VERDURE Medienteam GmbH

Tobias Fox is a passionate online marketer, speaker and presenter. His lecture style is energetic, impulsive and humorous. With his lectures, he always has the ambition to convey practical tips and valuable food for thought. He feels at home in the areas of SEO, Adwords, Google Analytics and Content Marketing. Tobias Fox is managing director of the Internet agency VERDURE media team GmbH and he's a welcome guest at colleges and universities as an assistant lecturer for online marketing. In his spare time Tobias interviews startups, founders and entrepreneurs for VENTURETV. In its private Blog tobias-fox.de he publishes videos and tips around the topic SEO.


Trutz Fries
Trutz Fries

Founder and Managing Director

REVOIC

Trutz Fries is founder and managing director of the Amazon agency REVOIC. In this context, he advises major sellers and vendors in both strategic and operational areas. One focus is on advising vendors who want to switch to the seller model.  He has also founded the Amazon Business Intelligence tool AMALYTIX.COM. With the help of AMALYTIX, vendors and sellers can monitor their activities on Amazon. Last but not least, Trutz Fries is the author of the book "Amazon Marketplace".


Brad Geddes
Brad Geddes

Co-Founder

Adalysis

Brad Geddes is a co-founder of AdAlysis, an ad testing & recommendation platform. Brad is the author of Advanced Google AdWords, the most advanced book ever written about Google's advertising program.

Brad has worked in PPC since 1998, and over those years he was worked with companies who manage tens of thousands of small PPC accounts and other companies who spend millions on marketing each month. His experience ranges from owning his own agency, to managing a boutique agency, to overseeing programs that were official resellers of Google and Microsoft. Some brands he has worked with include: Amazon, Yahoo, Google, YellowPages.com, Encyclopedia Britannica, and Salesforce.

One of his trademarks has been demystifying the complicated aspects of SEM. Not one to hold secrets, Brad prefers to educate his readers on the various aspects of crafting successful marketing campaigns to ensure the success for all parties involved.



Bastian Grimm
Bastian Grimm

Director Organic Search

Peak Ace AG

Bastian Grimm is the Director of Organic Search at Peak Ace and a renowned expert in large-scale, international SEO – managing sites of almost any size in highly competitive industries. 

Always eager to expand his knowledge, with more than 15 years’ experience in online marketing, technical and global SEO, Bastian currently oversees Peak Ace’s search engine optimisation as well as content marketing initiatives. 

Striving for efficiency is one of Bastian Grimm’s key guiding principles. It has shaped his entire career. His belief that understanding a target market means not only getting to grips with the language, but also the culture, has held him in good stead. Bastian leads a thriving team of expert native speakers, able to serve clients in 20+ languages, and the results speak for themselves.

A full-service performance marketing agency with a focus on “all things search,” Peak Ace has a flair for over-achieving. Having been named a FOCUS growth champion for multiple years in a row, as well as scooping up trophies at both the European Search and Drum Search Awards, Bastian is proud to lead such an innovative, ever-expanding company. His secret? Dynamic, decisive processes, a phenomenal team and going to bed with inbox zero.


Christopher Gutknecht
Christopher Gutknecht

Head of Performance Marketing

bergzeit

Christopher Gutknecht is Head of Performance Marketing at Bergzeit GmbH. Prior to that he was Head of Online Marketing at the Munich eCommerce agency norisk GmbH. He describes himself as a “SEA child” – his heart has been in this area since 2008. After a stopover at intelliAd, he and his team have been supporting shop customers in the area of performance marketing since 2013 and are passionate about developing new tools and innovations in the area of SEA automation so that team and customers can concentrate more on the actual mental work.


Joshua Hardwick
Joshua Hardwick

Head of Content

Ahrefs

Joshua Hardwick is an SEO specialist with over 9 years of SEO experience. He’s also the Head of Content for Ahrefs, an industry-leading SEO tool. He specializes in white-hat link building and creating link-worthy content.


Timon Hartung
Timon Hartung

CEO

apexmedia.de

Timon Hartung has been active in online marketing and AdTech for over 10 years. He has his origins as a technology specialist in SEO, where he is also known as a speaker at international conferences and as a lecturer. But his expertise in performance marketing is also strong, especially in the areas of Facebook marketing, direct traffic and its tracking possibilities.  Both on the corporate side as well as on the entrepreneur side as a StartUp founder, Timon was able to gain extensive experience. All this supports him in his current core business as a consultant for online marketing strategies, where he advises clients ind Germany and internationally.


Dr. Marie Haynes
Dr. Marie Haynes

Owner

Marie Haynes Consulting

Dr. Marie Haynes is completely obsessed with trying to understand how Google's algorithms work. Her company,  Marie Haynes Consulting, focuses on helping businesses who have seen Google organic traffic drops. They specialize in site quality reviews and disavow work. 


Markus Hövener
Markus Hövener

Managing Partner

Bloofusion

Markus Hövener is founder and Head of SEO of the online marketing agency Bloofusion (www.bloofusion.de). As managing partner of Bloofusion Germany he is responsible for all activities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Markus Hövener is also a book author (including "International SEO"), writes many articles for the Bloofusion Blog, editor-in-chief of the magazine suchradar, podcaster ("Search Camp" and "Alles auf Start"), shares knowledge (especially on www.omcampus.de) and appears as a speaker at many conferences.


Alexander Holl
Alexander Holl

CEO

121WATT

Alexander Holl, born in 1964, is founder and managing director of 121WATT , which focuses on seminars on online marketing, SEO and Google AdWords in Munich, Hamburg and Berlin. More than 20 years Internet and 15 years search machine marketing & Web analysis coin the CV of the learned business economist. In this time Holl was among other things managing director kalaydo.de, in the European management of Yahoo! and in responsible positions with AltaVista and Cable & Wireless. Alexander Holl is a member of the SEO expert council of the BVDW and teaches online marketing and search engine optimization at Steinbeis University. Holl is also a Google Analytics consultant at the Google Partner Academy. 


Benedikt Kirch
Benedikt Kirch

Team Manager

OBI

Benedikt has been working successfully as a consult and trainer in online marketing for over eight years. He is specialized in in-house consulting in the field of search engine optimization. As team manager he is currently responsible for the SEO strategy of OBI GmbH for the entire online presence of the DIY store in nine countries. Prior to that, he was SEO manager for the recipe search and recipe detail page of chefkoch.de. He started his career at interface medien in Münster.

Among others, Benedikt Kirch was speaker at the SEODay in Cologne, at the e-Commerce BBQ in Bielefeld and spoke at the Sistrix SEO Talks about SEO for large websites. Benedikt Kirch is also a speaker at the Quadriga Hochschule in the field of search engine optimization.


Christian Kunz
Christian Kunz

SEO Südwest

Christian runs the blog SEO Südwest and has been working with SEO and search engines for more than 20 years. He regularly reports on current SEO and search engine news. Christian also has many years of experience in portal searchers at WEB.DE, GMX and 1und1, where he worked as a product and project manager. Every week Christian publishes the SEO blog “SEO in the ear”.  


Sina Landorff
Sina Landorff

Moderatorin

Sina Landorff

Sina started her career as a sales trainer in the jewellery industry, leading around 400 training sessions per year. Public speaking and presenting is one of her biggest strengths. From 2011 to 2014, she earned her B.A. in Sociology & Communications at the University of Rostock. Furthermore, she worked two years for Searchmetrics consulting international SEO Clients in all industries. Now she combines her sales, communication, online marketing and people skills as Trainer and Coach for Customer Retention. Sina became a professional moderator by chance when she was asked to MC a business event due to her positive vibes and inspiring attitude, both evident on stage. Thanks to word-of-mouth and strong recommendations, Sina continues to develop her career as a moderator at professional venues across Europe, such as EU-Projects, price ceremonies, business and marketing events, etc.


Robin Lord
Robin Lord

Senior Consultant

Distilled

Robin Lord is a senior consultant at Distilled. Working with clients from San Francisco, and Toronto to Singapore, Bangalore, and London, Robin has done everything from planning site migrations and keyword strategy to gathering international business intelligence. Robin has a passion for problem-solving and can often be found diving head-first down a rabbit-hole for his clients.


Byron Marr
Byron Marr

Paid Media Strategist

aira

Byron is a paid media strategist at Aira, a UK based full-service digital agency who helps medium to large businesses grow their customer base and one of the few UK agencies to be both a Google Premier Partner and Facebook Marketing Partner.

Overseeing paid media at the agency, Byron works on strategy through to implementation, using multi-channel campaigns to drive lead generation and scale revenue for Aira’s clients.

Byron has previously spoken at conferences such as BrightonSEO and The Paid Show, with a passion for Facebook Ads and all things AI-related in PPC. 


Joe Martinez
Joe Martinez

Director of Client Strategy

Clix Marketing

Joe Martinez is the Director of Client Strategy for Clix Marketing. His focus on marketing psychology and user experience helps his clients achieve record growths and lifetime customers. While he is hands-on in all aspects of PPC, his true passions lie in Display, Remarketing, and YouTube. He is a regular contributor to Search Engine Land, Marketing Land, and WordStream. He has also written for PPC Hero, SEMrush, Unbounce, Leadpages, Optmyzr, and AdStage. He has hosted webinars for SEMrush, Unbounce, Quora and Bing Ads. He regularly speaks at conferences such as SMX Advanced, SMX West, SMX East, HeroConf, Confluence Conference, Digital Olympus and more. Finally, he was named a Top 25 Influential PPC Expert by PPC Hero in 2017 and 2018.


Wijnand Meijer
Wijnand Meijer

Co-Founder & CEO

TrueClicks

Wijnand Meijer is the co-founder and CEO of TrueClicks, a software company that aims to set and raise the PPC quality standard by providing independent auditing, monitoring and recommendations to agencies and advertisers. He's been a paid search practitioner since 2006, gained eight years of agency experience at iProspect and is a regular speaker at events like SMX and Hero Conf. He's probably best known for his 16-part "Complete AdWords Audit" blog post series, first released between 2013 and 2016. Finally, he has been named one of the Top 25 Most Influential PPC Experts by PPC Hero in 2015, 2016 and 2017.


Michelle Morgan
Michelle Morgan

Director of Client Services

Clix Marketing

Michelle Morgan is the Director of Client Services at Clix Marketing. She has honed her PPC skills over the past 8 years in both in-house and agency roles, managing accounts in many different industries and markets. Her passions are around audience targeting and cross-channel dynamics between search and social. She’s a regular industry speaker at events like Pubcon, SMX, HeroConf, and others. In 2018, Michelle won “SEM Speaker of the Year” at the Search Engine Land Awards. She’s also a contributor to Search Engine Journal, Social Media Examiner, WordStream, AdStage, and more. Follow Michelle on Twitter and connect on LinkedIn.


John Mueller
John Mueller

Webmaster Trends Analyst

Google

John coordinates Google Search webmaster & developer outreach efforts as a webmaster trends analyst. He and his team connect the Google-internal world of Search engineering, to those who create and optimize public websites. Together, they help to bring an understanding of the external web ecosystem to internal teams, and help publishers make awesome websites that work well for users and search engines. John joined Google in 2007 and works in Zuerich, Switzerland.


Ivana Nikic
Ivana Nikic

Teamlead SEA

norisk Group

Ivana Nikic has a foot in all areas of online marketing, but SEA has been her focus for over 5 years. In her role as Teamlead SEA at the eCommerce agency norisk Group, she specializes in the retail sector. She supports customers who are in the heart of Munich and customers who have over 50 accounts internationally and therefore knows every level of complexity. Performance marketing, Google shopping, automation and ads scripts are not just a term for her, but pure passion, which she shares as a speaker at SEA Expert Day, SEACamp in Jena and Hanover and also here at SMX in Munich. She also loves dogs.


Samantha Noble
Samantha Noble

MD & Founder

Biddable Moments

Samantha Noble is the Founder of Biddable Moments, an Paid Media Consultancy Agency dedicated to helping brands increase their revenue through PPC and audience development. Samantha won the UK Search Personality Award at the UK Search Awards 2016 and was also rated one of the top 25 in PPC Heros ‘Most Influential PPC Experts’ list in 2016 and 2017. Back in 2011, Samantha also founded the Digital Females group which now has in excess of 750 members and has held 16 events to date.


Valentin Pletzer
Valentin Pletzer

Head of SEO

BurdaForward

As Head of SEO at BurdaForward GmbH, Valentin Pletzer is responsible for websites such as CHIP Online and FOCUS Online. Anyone who follows him on Twitter at @VorticontCmdr will notice that he has turned his hobby into a profession.


Joe Porter
Joe Porter

Marketing and Privacy Manager

OneTrust

Joe Porter serves as a Marketing & Privacy Manager at OneTrust PreferenceChoiceTM— part of the #1 most widely used privacy, security and third-party risk technology platform. In his role, Porter advises companies large and small on best practices to drive engaging user experiences and build trust while demonstrating compliance across 100s of global data privacy regulations, including the CCPA, TCPA, CASL and GDPR. Porter is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E & CIPM).


Polly Pospelova
Polly Pospelova

Digital Marketing Director

Delete

Polly Pospelova is the Digital Marketing Director at Delete, where she co-manages the agency’s Digital Marketing team, working with SEO engineers, technical developers, content managers and UX designers. Highly skilled, with a wealth of experience and two master’s degrees, she specialises in creating digital strategies and solutions for major brands in sectors including sports, higher education, property, travel and more. She is also an established and internationally renowned conference speaker on topics dedicated to R&D in search marketing and personalisation. Polly has several UK and international awards to her name including recognition from The Drum Search Awards, the UK Search Awards, European Search Awards and the Sitecore Experience Awards.


Emily Potter
Emily Potter

Consultant

SearchPilot

Emily is a consultant at SearchPilot, formerly known as DistilledODN. In the SEO world, her interests revolve around A/B testing, technical SEO, and data analysis. When she’s not at her desk, you can find her working on her creative writing or trying to explain to people why she'd move to London from California.


Alin Radulescu
Alin Radulescu

Consultant

Alin Radulescu is a freelance online marketing consultant and advises companies from various industries on organic search engine optimization. He is specialised in technical search engine optimisation, web performance and large-scale SEO in an international context. Alin also gives technical SEO seminars at 121WATT GmbH.

Until the end of 2018 Alin was head of the SEO department at windeln.de SE. There he helped to build up the SEO team and supervised the internationalization and automation of the SEO strategy.


Larissa Ramsauer
Larissa Ramsauer

SEA Managerin

norisk Group

Larissa Ramsauer works for Norisk Group in Munich in the field of online marketing. She is focused on PPC and  specialized in search and shopping. Larissa also has an extensive know-how in social media, especially Instagram and Facebook. In all these areas she has an explicit focus on automation in daily business. As a result, the optimization of scripts has become a passion and a big part of her work.


Martin Röttgerding
Martin Röttgerding

Head of SEA

Bloofusion

Martin is Head of SEA at online marketing agency Bloofusion Germany. As a PPC geek, he loves to take things a bit further – by digging into the mechanisms of Google Ads, building tools, or doing cool things with data.

He blogs regularly at the German Bloofusion Blog. In English, he blogs at PPC-Epiphany.com, but only when he feels that something is advanced or exclusive enough to be worth sharing internationally. He is best known for his Google Shopping segmentation strategy, the Quality Score Tracker script, and his work on Customized Ads.

Martin has spoken at numerous conferences over the years, including SMX, Marketing Festival, ADworld Experience and Heroconf.


Dr. Martin Schirmbacher
Dr. Martin Schirmbacher

HÄRTING Rechtsanwälte

Dr. Martin Schirmbacher is a lawyer and specialist lawyer for IT at HÄRTING Rechtsanwälte in Berlin, a law firm specialised in media and technology. There he is head of the IT and data protection team. Schirmbacher advises many well-known agencies and companies from the online industry as well as advertising and software companies. In his work he deals a lot with the legal aspects of new forms of online advertising. Schirmbacher and his team focus on contract drafting and negotiations as well as data protection.

Schirmbacher is a well-known speaker at numerous industry events. At the Search Marketing Expo (SMX) and Data Driven Business, Schirmbacher has given presentations on legal aspects of online marketing for many years. In addition, Martin also gives seminars for 121WATT and many in-house workshops.


Melanie Schlegel
Melanie Schlegel

Head of Paid Search

Otto

Melanie Schlegel, born in 1978 in Schleswig-Holstein, has been pursuing her great passion for online marketing since 2005. From 2005 to 2008, after graduating in sociology, Melanie was responsible for strategic and operational SEA campaigns for numerous clients at eprofessional, a Hamburg-based performance agency. This was followed by a number of positions on the corporate side, where she was responsible for international SEA for PARSHIP in 14 countries and for gay PARSHIP from mid-2008 to mid-2011. From 2013 on, Melanie was Head of Business Development at pilot GmbH, where she was responsible for the sustainable and comprehensive online marketing strategy development for new customers as well as for the development of existing customers. Since July 2014, she has been head of the paid search department at OTTO in Hamburg.


Jes Scholz
Jes Scholz

CMO International

Ringier

An Australian born German resident working on the ground across Africa & Asia, Jes is no stranger to the challenges of international digital marketing. Coming from the Berlin startup scene, she now leads omnichannel marketing strategies in emerging markets for the Swiss media company Ringier. A strong believer in data driven marketing and agile methodologies, she is always testing out new tactics with the help of her team.


Helen Schrader
Helen Schrader

Senior SEO Manager

OBI

Helen has been Senior SEO Manager at OBI GmbH since the beginning of 2019 and is Product Owner for the SEO Microservices division. The goal of the product vision is to provide an internationally usable, platform-independent toolset that enables SEO experts to independently increase digital reach in the long term. After winning the Marketing Intelligence & Innovation Award for agile content management at the Marketing Management Congress 2016, the OBI SEO Microservice is already the second innovative approach for agile product development she is responsible for as Product Owner.

Prior to OBI, she worked as SEO at the SEOPT agency and afterwards among others at Galeria Kaufhof GmbH and Pixum / Diginet GmbH & Co. KG. 

As a speaker, she has appeared primarily internationally at Galaxy of Marketing in Ljubiljana 2019 and Content Strategy Applied in London 2017. Further stations included Campixx and local events in Cologne.


René Seidel
René Seidel

SEO-Manager

Beyond Media


Izzi Smith
Izzi Smith

Technical SEO Analyst

Ryte

Izzi is a Technical SEO Analyst at Ryte, and has previously worked as a consultant, and in-house SEO for Sixt rent a car. In her work, she loves spending time solving technical SEO mysteries, sharing her knowledge, and helping companies create even more awesome websites for users and Search Engines. Izzi has spoken at many top industry events and conferences across Europe, and has been rated the best speaker several times.


Aleyda Solis
Aleyda Solis

International SEO Consultant

Orainti

Aleyda Solis is an International SEO Consultant and founder of boutique SEO consultancy Orainti, speaker at +100 conferences in 20 countries in English and Spanish, author of "SEO, Las Claves Esenciales", host of the YouTube SEO video series, Crawling Mondays; and co-founder of Remoters, a resource site for remote based professionals, organizations and digital nomads. 

Aleyda has been awarded as the European Search Personality of the Year in 2018, included in Forbes top 10 online marketing experts to follow, in Hubspot as one of the 59 Female Marketing and Growth Experts You Should be Following, interviewed in publications such as The Huffington Post and contributed for Think With Google


Martin Splitt
Martin Splitt

Developer Advocate, Webmaster Trends Analyst Team

Google Switzerland

Martin is a developer advocate on the Webmaster Trends Analyst team at Google Switzerland. In this role, he helps developers and content creators to build great content on the web. He is involved with the web standards community as well as the global web and JavaScript developer community, working to keep the web open.


Jenna Tiffany
Jenna Tiffany

Founder & Strategy Director

Let'sTalk Strategy

Jenna Tiffany has been recognised in 2019 as one of the top 100 female marketers in the world. Jenna is the Founder & Strategy Director at Let'sTalk Strategy providing strategic consultancy services across the digital marketing mix. Jenna is a Chartered Marketer and awarded Fellow of the IDM with over ten years’ marketing experience. Jenna has consulted with brands such as Shell, Hilton and World Duty Free to name a few on email marketing strategy.

Jenna is an elected member of the prestigious DMA UK Email Marketing Council, the Chair of the Email Best Practice hub shaping the industry’s best practice and involved in developing the latest research. Jenna is also a marketing tutor teaching CIM courses as well as a competent public speaker and publisher, speaking regularly at hundreds of marketing events across the world. Jenna regularly gets interviewed for her thoughts on the latest trends regularly contributing to Only Influencers email marketing blog and authored Smart Insights Quick Win Guide: Designing an email welcome journey.


Marcus Tober
Marcus Tober

CTO and Founder

Searchmetrics GmbH

Marcus Tober studied computer science in Berlin. During his study he developed the well-known SEO platform linkvendor.com in early 2005. At the same time he built the largest online greeting cards platform in Germany with millions of visitors every month. Because of his passion to SEO he decided to focus on Searchmetrics and its Enterprise SEO platform and sold the Ecards and more GmbH in 2008 to the largest European company builder Rocket Internet. Today Searchmetrics is a leader in Enterprise Search Analytics solutions with more than 180 employees and offices in Berlin, San Mateo, London and Paris. Searchmetrics mission is to deliver the knowledge and the platform to successfully increase companies organic and social search traffic. Companies like Siemens, ebay, Verizon, Airbnb, Tripadvisor, T-Mobile, Symantec and Lufthansa trust Searchmetrics.


Christina Utz
Christina Utz

C-Level


Frederick Vallaeys
Frederick Vallaeys

Cofounding CEO

OPTMYZR

Frederick (“Fred”) Vallaeys was one of the first 500 employees at Google where he helped grow the AdWords search marketing system and served as Google’s AdWords Evangelist, teaching advertisers about which Google products are best to support their marketing goals. He was a key player on several of the teams that made AdWords into the leading platform for search marketing, including the team that started the AdWords Editor, the one that acquired Urchin (now Google Analytics) and one that started conversion tracking. He has contributed his technical expertise to several AdWords books including bestsellers like “AdWords for Dummies,” “Advanced Google AdWords”, and “Quality Score in High Definition”.

Today he is the founder and Chief Marketing Technologist of Top Tier Marketing, an online marketing agency specializing in AdWords strategy and management. He is also the Cofounder of Optmyzr, an AdWords tool company that makes a Historical Quality Score Tracker, One-Click AdWords Optimizations and other tools to make account management more efficient.


Katja von der Burg
Katja von der Burg

Founder and Managing Director

Projecter

Katja von der Burg is the founder and managing director of the online marketing agency Projecter. She has been dealing with online marketing topics for 15 years and is an expert in online marketing strategies, social media and influencer marketing. With 55 employees, Projecter advises and supports clients such as Messe München, Carhartt WIP and SportScheck in all online marketing disciplines. As a trained journalist, Katja is very interested in all content formats and is very active on LinkedIn. As a runner and extreme athlete, she also uses social media from the perspective of influencers. 


Benjamin Wenner
Benjamin Wenner

Strategic SEA Consultant

Smarketer


Phil Wennker
Phil Wennker

Co-Founder

Mnemonic AI

Phil Wennker is co-founder and AI engineer at Mnemonic AI, a San Francisco based start up working on AI generated psychographics and personalization. Previously he co-founded Deep Data Analytics, and led research initiatives on Natural Language Processing. Before his endeavors into the startup space, he spent several years handcrafting boutique Machine Learning models to help organizations leverage insights from data. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on data science and AI, not-so-frequent lecturer at universities in Germany and the US, and seldom author.


Jens Wollesen
Jens Wollesen

Data Protection Officer

Scout24

Jens Wollesen is Data Protection Officer at Scout24 Group, where he manages data privacy matters for the European online platforms AutoScout24 and ImmobilienScout24. Jens focuses on online advertisement, direct marketing and employee data privacy matters. He has hands-on experience in data privacy management and risk reporting. Having previously worked at international law firms in Berlin and Frankfurt, Jens also advised on complex M&A, post-merger integrations and internal investigations.


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