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SES Chicago Speakers

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Kevin M. Ryan Kevin M. Ryan
CEO, Motivity Marketing
Josh James Josh James
President & Chief Executive Officer, Omniture
Lawrence Lessig Lawrence Lessig
Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
Bill Tancer Bill Tancer
General Manager, Global Research, Hitwise
David Adler David Adler
Partner, Adler Law Group
Benu Aggarwal Benu Aggarwal
Founder & President, Milestone Internet Marketing
Tim Ash Tim Ash
Jonathan Ashton Jonathan Ashton
VP of SEO & Web Analytics,
Andy Atkins-Krüger Andy Atkins-Krüger
Managing Director, WebCertain
Daron Babin Daron Babin
CEO, Webmaster Radio
Matthew Bailey Matthew Bailey
President, Site Logic Marketing
Bill Balderaz Bill Balderaz
, Webbed Marketing
Nagaraju Bandaru Nagaraju Bandaru
Co-Founder & CTO, BooRah
Roger Barnette Roger Barnette
President, IgnitionOne
Michael Benedek Michael Benedek
CEO, Datatonics
Chris Benson Chris Benson
Mary Berk Mary Berk
Senior Product Manager, Microsoft
Thomas Bindl Thomas Bindl
Founder & CEO, Refined Labs GmbH
Chris Blakely Chris Blakely
Director, Client Services, comScore, Inc.
Chris Boggs Chris Boggs
Founder, Web Traffic Advisors
Michael Boland Michael Boland
Analyst, The Kelsey Group
Jessica Bowman Jessica Bowman
Karen Breen Vogel Karen Breen Vogel
President & CEO, ClearGauge
Scott Brinker Scott Brinker
President & Chief Technology Officer, ion interactive
Derek Brinkman Derek Brinkman
Vice President, Product Management, ContextWeb Inc. / ADSDAQ Exchange
Bob Briski Bob Briski
Software Marketing Consultant, Raybeam
Monte Cahn Monte Cahn
Founder & CEO, Moniker
Eric Chan Eric Chan
Consultant in Mobile and Wireless Technology, Mobileslate
Bruce Clay Bruce Clay
President, Bruce Clay, Inc.
Vic Cleary Vic Cleary
E-Commerce Strategy Manager, 2 CheckOut
Robert Clinite Robert Clinite
Director, Central Strategic Account Management, Ask Sponsored Listings
Barbara Coll Barbara Coll
CEO, Inc.
Larry  Cornett Larry Cornett
VP, Consumer Products, Yahoo! Search
Todd Curry Todd Curry
Managing Director, The Trade Desk
Kathleen Dahlgren Kathleen Dahlgren
CTO & Founder, Cognition Technologies Inc.
Heather Dougherty Heather Dougherty
Research Director, Hitwise
Kate Downey Kate Downey
Director Audience Analytics & Insights, Wall Street Journal Digital Network
Fionn Downhill Fionn Downhill
VP of Strategy, SyCara Inc.
Marie Dumesnil Marie Dumesnil
Co-Chair, SES Paris
Formerly Director of E-Commerce, Viking River Cruises
Bryan Eisenberg Bryan Eisenberg
NYTimes Bestselling Author,
Mona Elesseily Mona Elesseily
VP Online Marketing Strategy, Page Zero Media
Noah Elkin Noah Elkin
Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Steak NYC
Paul Elliott Paul Elliott
Partner, Rosetta
John Ellis John Ellis
Senior Online Marketing Manager, ResortQuest
Eric Enge Eric Enge
CEO, Stone Temple Consulting
Steve Espinosa Steve Espinosa
VP of Innovation, eLocal Listing, LLC
Liana Evans Liana Evans
Author and Co-Founder & CEO, LiBeck Integrated Marketing
Sally Falkow Sally Falkow
President, PRESSfeed
Jody Farmer Jody Farmer
VP, Strategic Marketing,
Kathleen Fealy Kathleen Fealy
President / Web Strategist Consultant / Certified Usability Analyst, KF Multimedia & Web, Inc.
Jeff Ferguson Jeff Ferguson
CEO, Fang Digital
Damian Finlay Damian Finlay
Managing Director, Epiar Inc.
William Flaiz William Flaiz
VP, Search Engine Optimization & Web Analytics, Razorfish
Paul Forster Paul Forster
CEO, Indeed
Tessa Fraser Tessa Fraser
Marketing Manager, Online Media, American Greetings
Todd Friesen Todd Friesen
SEO Director, Salesforce
P.J. Fusco P.J. Fusco
SEO Manager, Covario, Inc.
Brad Geddes Brad Geddes
Founder, Certified Knowledge
Shuman Ghosemajumder Shuman Ghosemajumder
Business Product Manager for Trust & Safety, Google
Lee Gientke Lee Gientke
Director, Business Development, OrangeSoda, Inc.
Ethan Giffin Ethan Giffin
CEO, Groove Commerce
Maura Ginty Maura Ginty
Senior Manager, Global Web Content, Autodesk
Adam Goldberg Adam Goldberg
Chief Innovation Officer, ClearSaleing
Aaron Goldman Aaron Goldman
Chief Marketing Officer, Kenshoo
Andrew Goodman Andrew Goodman
ClickZ Live Advisor & President, Page Zero Media
Eli Goodman Eli Goodman
Media Evangelist, comScore, Inc.
Michael Gray Michael Gray
Owner, Atlas Web Service
Mike Grehan Mike Grehan
CMO & Managing Director, Acronym
Brian Halligan Brian Halligan
CEO, Co-Founder, HubSpot
Jim Hedger Jim Hedger
Writer & Broadcaster, Digital Always Media
Doug Heil Doug Heil
Owner, ihelpyou, Inc.
Simon Heseltine Simon Heseltine
Senior Director of Audience Development, AOL Inc.
Robert Heyman Robert Heyman
Chief Search Officer, MediaSmith
Carrie Hill Carrie Hill
Director of Search Strategies & SearchEnigineWatch Expert, Blizzard Internet Marketing
Greg Hintz Greg Hintz
General Manager, Yahoo! Shopping
David Hoffman David Hoffman
Founder, Search Smart Marketing
Bill Hunt Bill Hunt
President, Back Azimuth Consulting
Erin Hunter Erin Hunter
Executive Vice President, comScore, Inc.
Patricia Hursh Patricia Hursh
President, SmartSearch Marketing
Mark Jackson Mark Jackson
SEW Expert & President/CEO, VIZION Interactive
Greg Jarboe Greg Jarboe
President & Co-founder, SEO-PR
Dr. Horst Joepen Dr. Horst Joepen
CEO, Searchmetrics
Kristopher B. Jones Kristopher B. Jones
Chairman, Internet Marketing Ninjas
Ron Jones Ron Jones
President/CEO, Symetri Internet Marketing
Adib Kadir Adib Kadir
Program Manager, adCenter Prog Mgmt, Microsoft
Aaron Kahlow Aaron Kahlow
CEO & Founder, Online Marketing Institute
Jordan Kasteler Jordan Kasteler
Senior SEO Analyst,
Chris Keating Chris Keating
VP, SEO and Conversion Optimization, Performics
Kayden Kelly Kayden Kelly
CEO, Blast Advanced Media
Anne F. Kennedy Anne F. Kennedy
President, Author and International Speaker, Outlines Venture Group
Rob Key Rob Key
CEO, Converseon
David Kidder David Kidder
Co-Founder & CEO, Clickable
Michael Kiefer Michael Kiefer
SVP, Brand Protect
Ed Kim Ed Kim
CEO, Red Bricks Media
Anton Konikoff Anton Konikoff
Founder and CEO, Acronym Media
Kimberly Krause Berg Kimberly Krause Berg
Founder, Cre8pc
Cindy Krum Cindy Krum
Founder & CEO, MobileMoxie
Martin Laetsch Martin Laetsch
Sr. Director of Search Strategy, Covario
Kim LaFleur Kim LaFleur
Vice President, Product Management,
James Lamberti James Lamberti
SVP, Search & Media, comScore Inc.
Jennifer Evans Laycock Jennifer Evans Laycock
Social Media Strategist,
Kevin Lee Kevin Lee
Founder & CEO, Didit
Olivier Lemaignen Olivier Lemaignen
Group Manager, Global Search Marketing, Intuit
Michael Leo Michael Leo
Director of Product Management,
Sage Lewis Sage Lewis
Rebecca Lieb Rebecca Lieb
Search Authority and Author, The Truth About Search Engine Optimization
Brian Lipman Brian Lipman
Interactive Marketing, ConAgra Foods
Craig Macdonald Craig Macdonald
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Covario
Gregory Markel Gregory Markel
Founder/President, Infuse Creative, LLC
Mike McDerment Mike McDerment
CEO & Co-founder, FreshBooks
Matt McGowan Matt McGowan
Advisor, Incisive Media
John McIntyre John McIntyre
CEO, Pixelfish
Jonathan Mendez Jonathan Mendez
Founder & CEO, Yieldbot
Jack Menzel Jack Menzel
Senior Product Manager, Google
Bryson Meunier Bryson Meunier
SEO Director, Vivid Seats
Jeff Molander Jeff Molander
CEO, Molander & Associates Inc.
Dave Moran Dave Moran
Senior Manager, Data Feed Practice, Performics
Jonathan Moskin Jonathan Moskin
Partner, White & Case LLP
Robert Murray Robert Murray
CEO, iProspect
Tim Musgrove Tim Musgrove
Founder & CEO, TextDigger, Inc.
Amber Naslund Amber Naslund
Director of Community, Radian6
David Naylor David Naylor
SEO, Bronco
Kevin Newcomb Kevin Newcomb
Managing Editor, Search Engine Watch
Sandra Niehaus Sandra Niehaus
VP, User Experience and Creative Director, Closed Loop Marketing
Nicci Noble Nicci Noble
National Electronic Fund Raising Specialist, Salvation Army
Kristen Nomura Kristen Nomura
Central Region Manager, Search & Analytics, Google
Steve O'Brien Steve O'Brien
VP, Sales & Marketing, Click Forensics, Inc.
Lee Odden Lee Odden
CEO, TopRank Online Marketing
Gib Olander Gib Olander
Director of Business Development, Localeze
Pete  Olson Pete Olson
Vice President of Product Management, Amadesa
Pauline Ores Pauline Ores
Senior Marketing Manager, Social Media Engagement, IBM Corporation
Elisabeth Osmeloski Elisabeth Osmeloski
Director of Online Media, Adventures in Search
Rachel Pasqua Rachel Pasqua
VP, Mobile, iCrossing
Manish Patel Manish Patel
Founder & CEO, Where 2 Get It, Inc.
Randy Peterson Randy Peterson
Search Marketing Innovation Manager, Procter and Gamble
Randy Pickard Randy Pickard
VP Product Innovation, User Centric Inc.
Scott Prevost Scott Prevost
Principal Development Manager, Powerset/Live Search, Microsoft Corporation
Erik Qualman Erik Qualman
Author of Amazon #1 Best Seller , Socialnomics
Stewart Quealy Stewart Quealy
SES Advisory Board & VP, Content Development, SES Conference & Expo
Jeff Quipp Jeff Quipp
Founder and CEO, Search Engine People Inc
Atif Rafiq Atif Rafiq
Director of Strategy and Business Development, Yahoo! Local
Wil Reynolds Wil Reynolds
Founder, SEER Interactive
Mark Rosenberg Mark Rosenberg
Of Counsel, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Mark Ruzomberka Mark Ruzomberka
Justin Sanger Justin Sanger
President, LocalLaunch!
Marcelo Sant'Iago Marcelo Sant'Iago
Managing Director, iProspect
Erica Schmidt Erica Schmidt
SES Advisory Board & Global Search Director, iProspect
Todd Schwartz Todd Schwartz
Group Product Manager, Bing
Chuck Sharp Chuck Sharp
Senior Vice President, Analytics, iCrossing
Aaron Shear Aaron Shear
Partner, Boost Search Marketing
Jared Simon Jared Simon
VP Corporate Finance & Business Development,
Sarah Skerik Sarah Skerik
Vice President, Distribution Services, PR Newswire
Chris Sherman Chris Sherman
Executive Editor, Search Engine Land
Austin Shoemaker Austin Shoemaker
Co-founder and CTO, Cooliris
Brian Smith Brian Smith
Analyst, ComparisonEngines
Stephan Spencer Stephan Spencer
Co-author, The Art of SEO
Gary Stein Gary Stein
Director of Strategy, Ammo Marketing
Jon Stewart Jon Stewart
Research Director, Technology & Search, Nielsen Online
Gregg Stewart Gregg Stewart
Founder & President, 3rd Act Marketing
Ashley Swartz Ashley Swartz
CEO of North America, Ag8
David Szetela David Szetela
Author, Speaker and Consultant,
Anna Talerico Anna Talerico
Executive Vice President, ion interactive
John Tawadros John Tawadros
Chief Operating Officer, iProspect
Shari Thurow Shari Thurow
Founder & SEO Director, Omni Marketing Interactive
Jeff Tinsley Jeff Tinsley
Josh Todd Josh Todd
Director of Acquisition Marketing, Constant Contact
Bob Tripathi Bob Tripathi
Founder, Instant E-Training
Brian Ussery Brian Ussery
SEO Consultant, BEUssery LLC
Beth Uyenco Beth Uyenco
Global Research Director, Microsoft's Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group
Matt Van Wagner Matt Van Wagner
President, Find Me Faster
Peter van der Graaf Peter van der Graaf
Search Strategist, Search Specialist
Sharad Verma Sharad Verma
Senior Product Manager, Yahoo! Search Technology
Anna Maria Virzi Anna Maria Virzi
Executive Editor, ClickZ
Wister Walcott Wister Walcott
Co-founder & VP of Products, Marin Software
Amanda Watlington Amanda Watlington
Owner, Searching for Profit
Ellen Watson Ellen Watson
Relationship Marketing Manager for Child Care Brands, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Jiyan Wei Jiyan Wei
Product Manager, PRWeb, Vocus
Jamie Welsh Jamie Welsh
Founder & CEO, 10% Solution
Andrew Wheeler Andrew Wheeler
EVP & Managing Director, iProspect Boston
Ian White Ian White
CEO, Urban Mapping
Matt Wilburn Matt Wilburn
Senior Director, CPG, Yahoo!
Chris Winfield Chris Winfield
CMO, BlueGlass
Paul Woodhouse Paul Woodhouse
Director of Organic Web Strategies, Direct Online Marketing
Daniel Yomtobian Daniel Yomtobian
CEO and Founder,
Rafael Zorrilla Rafael Zorrilla
Director of Interactive Services, Bankrate, Inc
Richard Zwicky Richard Zwicky
Chairman, BlueGlass

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