Speakers

 

DSC_3317rec2 Werner Kunz (@werkunz)
Social Media Scientist, Professor of Marketing at UMass Boston and Director of the digital media lab

Werner Kunz is Professor of Marketing at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His research interests are in social media, consumer networks, innovation, and service marketing. He is founder and host of the Social Media Days at UMass Boston, a meeting place and networking hub for Boston businesses and organizations interested in Social Media. He also director of the Digital Media Lab at UMass Boston

  Larry Kim (@larrykim)
CEO at MobileMonkey

Larry Kim is the founder of WordStream, Inc – The leading provider of AdWords, Facebook and keyword tools used by over a million marketers worldwide. He is ranked the #8 most popular author on Medium and received the Marketer of the Year awards from Search Engine Land, US Search Awards, PPC Hero. Currently, he is CEO of MobileMonkey, Inc. – a provider of chatbot software tools for marketers.

  Mark Traphagen (@marktraphagen)
Senior Director of Brand Evangelism

Mark Traphagen is Senior Director of Brand Evangelism for Stone Temple Consulting, a 70+ employee digital marketing agency based in Framingham, MA. Mark is responsible for building the reputation and authority of the Stone Temple brand. He writes social media columns for Marketing Land and Search Engine Journal, and speaks regularly at many of the top digital marketing conferences in the US.

  Amanda Healy (@Amanda_Healy)
National Speaker and Keynote, Social Media Storytelling

Amanda Healy is an award-winning marketing demand generation leader, national speaker and keynote, and social media advocate. She currently works as a Senior Marketing Manager at TIBCO Software, driving global campaigns for the company’s enterprise integration and cloud solutions. She has trained world-class teams ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies to leverage social media, and has spoken at industry-leading conferences across the country including the Massachusetts Conference for Women, the Women In Technology International Summit, and many more. Profiled by the Washington Post, interviewed by WBZ, lauded as “Social Genius” by the Boston Social Tools Summit, and named to BostonSpeak’s “24 Experts On How to Become a Great Public Speaker” list, Amanda is one to watch. Follow her at @amanda_healy or send her a note on LinkedIn via linkedin.com/in/amandahealy.

  Bob Cargill (@cargillcreative)
Social Media Marketing Consultant
Cargill Creative

Bob, who was the New England Direct Marketing Association’s “Direct Marketer of the Year” in 2009 and was recently named President-Elect of the American Marketing Association Boston, is an independent social media marketing consultant. His work has been recognized with over 40 awards from the New England Direct Marketing Association, including Gold for his own blog, Gold for Best Tweets and Silver for Best Copywriting.

  Apryl Pilolli
Senior Product Manager Social
Cox Media Group

With more than 20 years of industry experience in marketing and eight years directly with social media, Apryl oversees Cox Media Group’s internal social marketing portfolio of more than $6 million annually.  In addition, to doing social media marketing for our own media properties Cox Media Group provides social media marketing for our clients as well.  Apryl leads the social marketing strategy for more than 400 clients in various industries including automotive, education and healthcare.  She has two adopted rescue dogs, one of which has stared in his own viral video.

  Misha Katz (@MishaKatz)
Digital Marketing and Business Consultant

Misha Katz is an entrepreneur and former VC investor. He co-founded Furniture.com and bootstrapped the business from launch to a $4M run rate. He spent two years learning the VC business at General Catalyst Partners, concentrating on investments in wireless, software and marketing platforms. After working in product management and marketing in several startups, Misha launched Katz Digital in 2010 and has helped over 40 clients incubate and grow their digital advertising programs.

Jody Krasner Gladstein (@jkgsocialmedia)
Digital Marketing Manager and Social Media Coach,

Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School Affiliate

I am a Digital Marketer and Audience Development Specialist with extensive experience working with technology companies, small businesses and startups. I possess an intense commitment to client satisfaction and my enthusiasm, compassion and understanding of my clients’ needs. It is important for me to know that I am making a measurable difference with my work and can inspire, teach, collaborate, influence and serve my clients by always taking my services to the “next level.”

Janina Seibel (@janinaseibel)
Social Media Consultant and Founder of DMI Boston

Kate Hutchinson (@kehutchinson)

Senior Marketing Programs Manager at Dell EMC

Kate Hutchinson is an experienced Marketing Programs Manager in the information technology and services industry. She is passionate about digital learning technology and methodologies.

 JuliaCampbell01web (1) Julia Campbell (@JuliaCSocial)
Principal of J Campbell Social Marketing
Author, Storytelling in the Digital Age

Julia Campbell has a long history of helping nonprofits find success online. After 10 years in the nonprofit sector as a development director and marketing coordinator, she founded J Campbell Social Marketing, a boutique digital marketing agency based in Beverly, MA. Julia has been featured on Maximize Social Business, About.com, MarketWatch, Alltop, Salon, Social Media Today, Forbes and Business 2 Community.

  Elizabeth Carr (@EJordanCarr)
Chapter Director at Back on my Feet Boston
  Angela Pitter (@angelapitter)
Founder and CEO of Live Wire Collaborative

Angela is Founder and CEO of LiveWire Collaborative, a digital marketing consultancy partnering with businesses and executives to transform their online presence. Their services include Online Strategy Development and Implementation for mid-size businesses, Social Media Training for corporations or organizations, one-on-one Executive Coaching and Social Media Analysis. Additionally, Angela has trained several hundred professionals on hot topics such as “How to” Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and There’s an App for That! Angela has spoken at the Massachusetts Conference for Women, CWE Women’s Business Leaders Conference and was featured on the TV series, Our World.