Daymond John

From humble beginnings to a self-made multimillionaire, Daymond John is the embodiment of a sleek new American Dream.

Speakers

Bio

Ryan Beagan is the SVP of Marketing & Communications for Acadia Healthcare, one of the largest for-profit behavioral healthcare organizations in the United States and United Kingdom. Ryan entered the behavioral healthcare space in 2008 and joined the Acadia marketing team in early 2013. In February 2018, he began overseeing the department, which now manages all marketing strategies across digital and traditional mediums for 550+ unique brands. Ryan’s mission to consistently develop and implement innovative concepts is complemented by his drive for promoting a strong, healthy culture that encourages a collaborative and challenging work environment.

Ryan Beagan
VP, Marketing
Acadia Healthcare
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Jim Bradley is a Digital MarTech Architect at Evolytics, developing robust, scalable data collection and integration systems to support marketing analytics and optimization for clients.  After three decades as an IT developer and architect, Jim transitioned into the digital marketing world in 2012 to build and maintain marketing tech stacks for several large organizations. Jim believes and reminds others that good design can solve problems you don’t even know you will have.

Jim Bradley
Digital MarTech Architect
Evolytics
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Noah is the manager of analytics and strategy at University Hospitals, one of the nation’s leading health care systems with over 200 locations and 30,000 employees. With over a decade of experience in several industries, he is tasked with using technology to reduce friction in the patient journey, measuring the impact of marketing efforts and delivering actionable insights.

Noah Brooks
Manager, Analytics & Strategy
University Hospitals
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As Vice President of Digital Marketing for U.S. Bank, Keith Calleja leads a team of marketing professionals focused on driving revenue and customer satisfaction for Elavon via digital channels. Elavon is part of U.S. Bank’s payments organization, focusing on innovative and secure payment processing solutions for small, medium and enterprise business customers. Keith’s Invoca experience started in 2018 when his team introduced Invoca to help close attribution gaps in phone traffic generated from digital marketing activities. Since then they have worked on a roadmap to expand the use of Invoca across multiple sales channels, web sites and campaigns and on integration projects with other elements of the digital marketing tech stack.

Keith Calleja
VP, Digital Marketing
U.S. Bank
Bio

Tom Carolan is an expert in the field of leads and call generation, and is the CEO of Digital Market Media, Inc.  He has authored two books on the subject: Goliath Is Falling! and in 2019 he published his second book, Have Them at Hello. 

His first business endeavor, a London based property management company was nominated for “The Best Small Business of the Year Award” from the Prince of Wales Business Trust. That business delivered an astounding 1000% return on investment for its venture capital partners.

In the US, Tom proved his marketing expertise in nearly 20 years leading leads generation companies. As a past recipient of the “Best Leads Quality in America” award from the LeadsCouncil, Tom’s mission is obvious – to lead Digital Market Media to be recognized as the highest-quality leads and calls provider in the industry. His commitment to serving others shows up in his long list of recommendations from clients and colleagues alike.  His passion is helping his clients compete better online so they can grow their businesses, benefitting their employees, clients, vendors, networking partners, and communities alike.

Tom Carolan
CEO
Digital Market Media
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Joel has been working in the advertising industry since 2005. He has been with Ai Media Group since 2008. Joel and his team are responsible for the setup and building of Ai’s industry leading custom tracking across all our clients’ web platforms. Joel has lead integrations for customer identity fueled campaigns using tools such as Adobe AAM, Liveramp, and Facebook. Joel is an expert using tag managers such as the Google Tag Manager (GTM), the Adobe DTM, and others. Joel has extensive experience in setting up integration between a multitude of marketing platforms to ensure that all data is flowing correctly from system to another  so his teams can optimize, and report on based upon the KPIs that matter to our clients.

Joel Citron
VP, Advertising Technologies
Ai Media Group
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Michelle Cody is a seasoned executive with a proven track record of helping start-ups and established businesses embrace change to grow and creatively disrupt markets.  Her expertise in business planning and strategy development are grounded in a desire to better understand the customer.

Today, she is leading transformational change in marketing at Rogers for Business.  Delivering a lead generation capability to enable our sales channels and support the buying journey and life cycle management of customers cost effectively.  To do this, she has influenced her peers within the organization to think differently about how we work.  She values people and her team has been recognized as “world class”.

Michelle lives in Toronto with her husband and two boys.

Michelle Cody
Digital Marketing & Strategy Executive
Rogers Communications
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Data geek meets behavioral science nerd meets design enthusiast. Nick Cooper is passionate about efficiency in all spheres in order to glean insights from data and guide strategy. After graduating from UT Dallas – Naveen Jindal School of Management, he started full time at Frontier Communications, where he now supports the media analytics and data teams with a laser focus on making the marketing operations, execution and analytics processes more efficient and performant. Part time, Nick also advises and consults with a number of esports organizations around the world, working directly with players and coaching staff on industry trends and player-behavior analytics. Nick’s varied background in data analytics and engineering, marketing, computer science, and a healthy dose of eternal optimism allows him to view challenges through many lenses and create the best solution. In his spare time, he enjoys relatable human activities such as walking his two dogs, playing video games, and working on home automation projects.

Nick Cooper
Media Analytics
Frontier Communications
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Paisley is an affiliate and digital marketing guru currently at Clearlink, a digital marketing company focused on providing intelligent marketing, sales, and data science solutions for the world’s leading brands.  She has been in marketing since 2009, and brings her knowledge of SEO, PPC, Print, and Email marketing to the Affiliate channel, to analyze and optimize partner's campaigns for home services brands.

Paisley Downing
Affiliate Campaign Specialist
Clearlink
Bio

Aaron Christopher (A.C.) Evans is a pioneer in conversational marketing and the co-founder and CEO of Drips.com. Drips is the first conversational texting company of its kind, founding a new category and leading the way for some of the biggest brands in the world to use automated, humanized conversations at scale. On a daily basis, Drips engages in tens of millions of completely humanized conversations with zero client-side human resources or operators. Starting at the early age of 16, A.C. has been passionate about "scaling the unscalable" in all of his business ventures and Drips is no exception. As a proven thought leader, he also shares his vast experience in performance marketing, consumer retention, and entrepreneurship. A.C. continues to innovate many of the best practices in lead conversion and compliance being adopted within the industry. Learn more about Drips at drips.com.

A.C. Evans
CEO
Drips
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Roz-Linn Finn is a zealous marketer focused on driving results through creating a complete customer experience. Currently at Navistar, a fortune 300 company in the manufacturing industry, Roz was the 2019 DMN’s Woman of Femme Inductee and Woman to Watch in marketing. With her passion for digital marketing, she ultimately creates demand generation using a Test & Learn Methodology to drive results through data. Roz resides in Chicago but calls anywhere west of the Mississippi home, due to a modern day “gypsy-type” lifestyle. Coming from a large family of pranksters, not only is she well-rounded but she is also willing and able to take on any challenge.

Roz-Linn Finn
Senior Digital Marketing Strategist
Navistar
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Daniel (Danny) Greeson is founder and CEO of eQuoto, a performance marketing and technology company based in Atlanta GA.   A 20 year marketing tech veteran, Danny has launched and exited two data platform companies.   Currently, his new SAAS product, Metrix Connect, is helping companies leverage data in order to improve call performance. Danny holds a Masters Degree in Global Business from Georgia Tech.  That said, he struggles mightily during football season.   He also manages his son’s little league baseball team, coaches soccer and if all went well, will have just completed his first Olympic triathlon the weekend before the conference.

Danny Greeson
CEO
eQuoto
Bio

As VP, Analytics and Reporting, Will and his teams are responsible for eHealth’s digital analytics, call analytics and marketing tech stacks, in addition to product insights and enterprise BI. Will has been with eHealth for over 19 years, serving in a variety of roles related to product management, research, partnerships, and all things data.  Will’s focus is on building a tech stack that is integrated, scalable and extendable across multiple domains, lines of business, and product and marketing teams. Prior to joining eHealth, Will spent over 6 years in health insurance in product management, marketing and insights roles. eHealth is a leading private online health insurance exchange where individuals, families and small businesses can shop for, purchase and enroll in coverage online and over the phone.

Will Guimont
VP, Analytics & Reporting
eHealth
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"Shark" is a highly accomplished and creative marketer and lead generation driver, growth executive, and nationally-renowned consultant and speaker. He is passionate about leveraging data in omni-channel strategies and known for driving growth in Digital Marketing and Advanced and Addressable TV. He’s lead national campaigns working with brands including Acxiom, Citi, Chase, Target, GM, American Express, FedEx, Honda, Toyota, TD Ameritrade, Panera, TruGreen, and over 50 colleges and universities. He has also hosted and produced TV and live Radio programs.  He is the VP of Marketing and Digital Strategy at Ai Media Group and also the host of “A Shark’s Perspective” (www.asharksperspective.com) a nationally recognized podcast with the Who’s Who of subject matter experts and thought leaders in marketing and advertising.

Kenneth Kinney
VP, Marketing & Digital Strategy
Ai Media Group / A Shark’s Perspective, LLC
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Cody Holm is a Digital Marketing Lead at DISH, overseeing the paid search strategy for DISH’s acquisition programs. Since 2017, DISH’s non-brand paid search program has increased efficiency by 500% while maintaining prior years’ scale. Prior to DISH, Cody led key digital and direct response programs at Kohl’s Corporation and Raise Marketplace.

Cody Holm
Digital Marketing Lead
Dish
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Brian is the Sr. Integrated Solutions Engineer at Tealium. He is passionate about the marriage of data and technology to fuel smarter decision-making and optimization across every organization. He brings over 8 years of digital marketing and analytics experience to Tealium where he works closely with clients to solve their data fragmentation problems.

Brian Moore
Sr. Integrated Solutions Engineer
Tealium
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Anthony is the Founder & CEO of PALO, an industry-leading call marketplace, and lead generation agency. Since 2010, Anthony has been recognized as a leader in the pay per call space.

Anthony Paluzzi
CEO
Palo Media Group
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Tom’s an admitted geek who prides himself on making data diving a daily exercise in creativity at VITAS Healthcare a task in which he relies heavily on Invoca.  For the last two years, he has lead a diversely skilled, talented team tasked with all the digital marketing problems facing nation’s largest hospice provider needs tackling. Prior to VITAS, Tom did a ten year string as a digital consultant for Procter and Gamble helping build out digital competencies across departments.  In his final years with P&G he earned his MBA from UST in Minneapolis focusing on entrepreneurship and applying lean startup methodologies.  If he isn’t hard at work, Tom is hard at play and most likely on the golf course… infant daughter in tow.

Tom Phillips
Digital Marketing Manager
VITAS Healthcare
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Tom is the Vice President of Client Services at Ai Media Group. He has been with the agency for over 8 years.  Tom’s responsibilities include pitching new business as well as managing some of the firm’s largest clients.  Tom has experience in verticals such as: Auto, Financial, Healthcare and Consumer Electronics.

Tom Piselli
VP, Client Services
Ai Media
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Russell is a self-professed numbers guy, who has spent the past eight years dedicated to healthcare digital marketing and analytics focused in the pharmaceutical, hospital, and hospice industries. As a marketing analyst, Russell connects the dots between marketing execution and consumer engagement, with the end goal of elevating the user experience to drive patient referrals. Through use of a sophisticated MarTech stack, including Invoca, Russell is able to provide data-driven insights that help guide the marketing strategy for his team and agency partners. He is also in the final year of his master’s program at the University of Cincinnati, where he is majoring in Information Technology with a concentration in IT Infrastructure. On weekends, he can be found captaining local pedal wagons through downtown Cincinnati, providing a unique tour of everything the Queen City has to offer.

Russell Pressler
Marketing Analyst
VITAS Healthcare
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Mike is the Managing Director of Apollo Interactive, a Performance Marketing Agency located in Los Angeles.  Mike leads dedicated Account, Media, and Production teams and serves as a high-level decision maker and problem solver for Account related issues.  An employee of Apollo since 1998, he possesses broad strategic online experience including performance and brand based online advertising, technical project management, and complex programming and application development.  Mike holds a BS in Business Administration/Finance and a minor in Economics from the University of Southern California.

Mike Ranshaw
Managing Director
Apollo Interactive
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Guiding broadband and other service providers through the challenges of launching and marketing new products and services has been my professional passion for over two decades. My expertise lies in going beyond just building awareness to creating advocates among internal and external audiences.Throughout my career, I have developed and executed a wide variety of marketing programs that have positioned brands, launched new products, and given companies a competitive edge through customer-focused strategies that foster long-term success. I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of major broadband providers and some smaller regional providers as well.A little over a year ago, I joined the marketing team at 1st Franklin Financial as Senior Director of Marketing. At 1st Franklin I oversee our online marketing efforts, lead generation, branch marketing, brand/creative development and our external call center.Prior to joining 1st Franklin Financial, I was the Product Marketing Director for Time Warner Cable’s Intelligent Home service. In the role, I partnered with cross-functional teams to engage employees through promotional programs, continuous education and the ongoing block and tackling necessary to capture and keep their attention. Prior to working on the launch of Intelligent Home, I led the marketing efforts for the launch digital phone and I was a key player in the launch and marketing of mobile high-speed data.Before joining Time Warner I enjoyed 18+ years on the ad agency side building campaigns for Cox Communication to launch them into the triple play and then BellSouth, now AT&T into the dot com age. My experience on both the advertising agency and client side has given me a unique perspective that blends the strategic and the creative and a wealth of practical knowledge that gets results.

Mary Roberts
Senior Director, Marketing
1st Franklin Financial
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Founder and President of CTA Media, Cathy Sharp is an advertising professional who takes an active interest in her clients' success. She has spent years honing her skills in research, consumer insights, media planning, media buying, analytics reporting, creative services, and performance channels. Born and raised in Romania, she has worked and thrived in the advertising industry in the United States and Canada over the last two decades, bringing a unique and time-tested perspective to the field. She focuses on understanding exactly what her clients’ goals are and then devising a strategy to reach those goals. Over and over, she has proven her worth via the business that she drives.

Outside the office, Cathy is an avid reader. Unlike most Floridians, she doesn’t enjoy going to the beach very often. When she was younger, her dream job was as a Formula 1 driver, reflective of her adventurous nature. She starts every day with a big cup of coffee.

Cathy Sharp
President
CTA Media
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Amanda Sloan is Director of Marketing for Acadia Healthcare, an international behavioral healthcare company that serves patients in nearly 600 locations. Amanda joined Acadia over a year ago, bringing more than a decade of successful marketing experience in the retail and publishing industries. With extensive leadership experience and strong analytical skills, Amanda implements innovative ideas and strategies, ensuring positive collaboration across all departments. Amanda earned a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from Vanderbilt University where her focus was in marketing and strategy with an emphasis on branding.

Amanda Sloan
Director, Marketing
Acadia Healthcare
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An expert on analytics architecture and integration, David specializes in the innovative design and implementation of analytics solutions that deliver both global "big picture" insights and detailed performance metrics. David has been with Acronym, a digital marketing agency based in New York City, for 13 years in nearly every role. For the past 10 years, he has led Acronym’s analytics department because all of the "just delegate that to someone else" positions are apparently taken. David has over a decade of experience in designing, implementing, maintaining, and helping companies get value out of analytics solutions such as Adobe and Google analytics, working with many dozens of brands such as SAP, Four Seasons Hotels, Frontier Communications, Tommy Hilfiger, Accenture, Buzzfeed, and Humana.

David Sprinkle
Chief Analytics Officer
Acronym
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A veteran C-Suite executive with over 15 years experience building, optimizing and managing new business units and technologies from start-up to maturity. A key focus throughout my career has been in fostering strong, lasting business relationships with high value clientele. My methodology is to encourage and teach critical thinking while developing strategic business vision and efficiency through technology, execution and measurement of key initiatives.

Brock Thompson
Executive Vice President
Drips
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As President of Visiqua, a performance marketing and publishing firm focused on providing transparent, data-driven solutions for marketers, Visiqua is changing the way brands use, measure, and drive demand generation. A firm believer that innovation solves problems and a 15 year veteran of the space, David has had the opportunity to see trends develop over multiple media channels through the years and sees now as the time to invest in and drive forward innovation in the cost per call space. With a strong commitment to improving client outcomes and refining performance marketing Visiqua has built a custom tech-stack layering out Invoca instance with multiple 1st & 3rd party tools to improve call oversight, quality and efficacy.

David Walsh
President
Visiqua
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Victor Borda
Director, Data Science
Invoca
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Liam Clark
Principal Customer Success Manager
Invoca
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Ian Dailey
Senior Director, Product Marketing
Invoca
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Colleen Farrell
Senior Enterprise Customer Success Manager
Invoca
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Clayton Gudeman
Senior Technical Account Manager
Invoca
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Wendy Halleck
Senior Customer Success Onboarding Specialist
Invoca
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Gregg is a seasoned digital marketing and SaaS leader, with over fifteen years of extensive experience bringing products to market in emerging categories, leading large teams, and working with the world’s best enterprise brands. Most recently, Gregg led Salesforce Marketing Cloud’s social marketing product line, where he integrated $1 billion of M&A investments into the Salesforce product portfolio. Prior to that he drove product strategy and development for Salesforce Chatter, helping define the nascent category of enterprise social networking and rolling out one of Salesforce's most successful products. Earlier in his career, Gregg was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group and worked in sales, marketing and product roles at several startups. He graduated from Stanford University and holds a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

Gregg Johnson
CEO
Invoca
Bio

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Cassie Kamphaus
Customer Success Onboarding Specialist
Invoca
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Kihana Langdon
Senior Customer Success Onboarding Specialist
Invoca
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Mike McCourt
Staff Data Scientist
Invoca
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Alyssa Rendon
Senior Customer Support Representative
Invoca
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Katie Rogers
Customer Success Onboarding Specialist
Invoca
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Nathan has over 10 years of experience managing enterprise product development for marketing and advertising technology software companies. Prior to joining Invoca, Nathan was Director of Product Management at Adconion Direct, acquired by Amobee / Singapore Telecom in 2014. As an original member of the product team, Nathan helped Adconion Direct grow into a top 10 global advertising network serving Fortune 500 companies in 20+ countries. Nathan earned his BA from Boston College.

Nathan Ziv
VP, Product Management
Invoca