Speaker SMX Milan 2015

 

Sante Achille

Sante Achille

Search Marketing Consultant

Sante Lives and works in Italy out of L’Aquila, a small medieval town close to Rome.He has an engineering degree, has worked for major aerospace organizations including the European Space Agency (Noordwijk – Netherlands), and has been working on the web since the very beginning of the commercial World Wide Web in 1994.With over 20 years of hands on experience, Sante has reviewed and optimized hundreds of websites and successfully cooperated with small local companies and large muti-national corporations, offering a wide spectrum of expertise essential to the success of a project.Sante is a seasoned bi-lingual web marketing consultant offering services in organic placement, semantic search, paid search, and content creation, in both English and Italian.Sante regularly attends and speaks at a number of search marketing conferences in Europe and teaches SEO and web technology related courses. Sante is the Majestic Brand Ambassador to Italy.

Ale Agostini

Ale Agostini

Managing Director

Bruce Clay Europe (Moderator of the Tracking Session)

Ale Agostini is managing director and partner of Bruce Clay Europe, marketing teacher at Il Sole 24 ore, Iulm. He is the author for Hoepli, the leading Italian publisher in online Marketing. Recently he wrote “Finding Customers with Google” and “Social Google Marketing”. He spoke several times at SMX, Emetrics and writes online for Semrush. Blog: www.AleAgostini.com.

Alessandra Albretti

Alessandra Albretti

Head of Media Management & Communication Projects

Expo 2015

Andre Alpar

Andre Alpar

CEO

AKM3 GmbH

Andre Alpar has been an important figure in the German online marketing industry for over 17 years and is a serial entrepreneur. He is also an engaged business angel with a portfolio of more than 30 companies. As a strategic online marketing consultant for Rocket Internet for over 3 years, he has had a leading role in shaping the international search marketing strategies for some of the most competitive internet startups in Europe. He is founder of the international search and content marketing agency AKM3 that became part of Performics and ZenithOptimedia late 2014. AKM3 has over 130 employees that allow offering services in 15 languages for most European countries and beyond. He has also initiated the online marketing conference OMCap in 2010 that annually welcomes over 750 participants, to further help unify and develop the European online community.

Giacomo Biraghi

Giacomo Biraghi

Digital PR

Expo 2015

Biography currently available just in Italian

Luca Bove

Luca Bove

Founder

IM Evolution

A Computer Science degree and a Master's degree in SMEs Management, Luca Bove has been working on seo and Search Marketing since 2000 and on Local Seo since 2007.He has followed hundreds of Search Marketing projects for both small and big companies. He is the creator and top supervisor of www.LocalStrategy.it, at present the sole and only project existing in Italy entirely dedicated to Local search.He frequently speaks at various web marketing related events (qui aggiungerei alcuni eventi, gli altri speakers dell'smx lo fanno). He often holds training courses at customer's and teaches in several masters related to Seo & SEM.

Gian Caprini

Gian Caprini

Global Senior Consultant, Digital Marketing

Expedia

Italian born and London adopted Gian Caprini is a multilingual digital marketing expert, he is specialized in technical and editorial search engine marketing optimization, content strategy and social media integration. He has been developing multichannel campaigns for SMEs, Startups and several established international brands such as SKY, Santander, The Guardian and others. After a few years at one of the top digital marketing agencies in London, he moved to Microsoft in the Online Services business division where he has been leading the Search and Social Media marketing strategy across the EMEA region. He recently joined Expedia Inc., as global senior consultant he provides strategic recommendations to several top airlines and some of the largest global travel websites powered by the Expedia Affiliate Network technology.

Sean Carlos

Sean Carlos

President

Antezeta

Sean Carlos is a digital marketing consultant & teacher, assisting companies with their Search, Social Media & Digital Media Measurement strategies. Sean began working with search engines in 1990 through a project he managed for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. His career continued in Hewlett-Packard Consulting and later as IT Manager of a real estate website belonging to the Pirelli group before founding Antezeta Digital Marketing in 2006. Sean is an official instructor of the Digital Analytics Association and collaborates with the Bocconi University. He is also a co-author of the Treccani encyclopedic dictionary of computer science, ICT & digital media and contributes to various publications including Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. He is Chairman of SMX Milan. Born in Providence, RI, USA, Sean received Honors in Physics from Bates College, Maine. He speaks English, Italian and German.

Dane Cobain

Dane Cobain

Social Media Specialist

fst the Group

Dane is a keen writer and amateur musician, with an interest in marketing and social media that stems from his youth when he used Bebo, MySpace and a GeoCities website to promote his music.After studying creative writing at Roehampton University in London, Dane graduated with a 2:1 and began a career as a social media marketer, working on international B2C brands at a PR and social media agency, before joining fst in the spring of 2013.Throughout his career, he's written for SocialMediaToday, AllFacebook and Memeburn. He’s also been featured as a social media marketer both online and on the radio by the BBC. Dane is currently writing a novel about a social networking start-up and carrying out research for a non-fiction book called 'Social Paranoia'.

Anna  Covone

Anna Covone

Consulente

TuttosuYouTube

Biography currently available just in Italian

Stephen Croncota

Stephen Croncota

Head Of Marketing, Communications & PR

Versace

Stephen Croncota is the Chief Marketing Officer of Versace. Based at the company headquarters in Milan, his global responsibilities include brand management, media, public relations, events, eCommerce, digital marketing, social media, CRM and more. This is a return to Versace for Croncota, who held the same role in 2006 to 2009.

Prior to Versace, Croncota was Chief Marketing Officer of Escada, the German luxury fashion brand based in Munich.

Croncota has been part of a number of new business launches in his career: he was member of the launch team of television’s

Cartoon Network, serving as Senior Vice President / Worldwide Creative Director for the network’s launch in the US and global roll-out. Croncota subsequently was involved in developing the related movie, book, magazine, music, apparel and consumer product categories at Warner Bros. in Hollywood.

Croncota was also on the launch team of men’s fashion and lifestyle magazine “Details” at Conde Nast; the publication was named Magazine Of The Year and was the fastest-growing publication in the US following its launch.

Stanislas Di Vittorio

Stanislas Di Vittorio

CEO

ESV Digital

With a diploma from Polytechnique and a PhD in physics from MIT, Stanislas di Vittorio has been a serial entrepreneur in the software and internet sector. After working in R&D for NEC in Japan, in consulting at Bain & Co. in Paris and San Francisco and at Excite@Home in the Silicon Valley, Stanislas founded 3 companies: Assurland, Prima Solutions and ESV Digital.

Shawn Dragann

Shawn Dragann

CEO

Idea Evolver

Shawn is the CEO of Idea Evolver, a mobile-first, social search experience optimization firm located in Dumbo and Philadelphia. Idea Evolver drives results by identifying need states and fulfilling demand with the highest quality experiences possible.

Gianandrea Facchini

Gianandrea Facchini

CEO

Buzzdetector

Graduated in Law, after an experience in a fashion company and in a PR office, Gianandrea turned to the world of the Media Agency, where he worked for more than 14 years.

He acted as account manager on multinational accounts in international agencies.

In 2006, when playing the role of director of the Mediaedge CIA Rome office, he quit and took a certificate in Contemporary Art at Sotheby's London to fullfil one of his passion.

In 2007 the first approach to the digital and social media world and the birth of Buzzdetector, his firm for Web and Social Media Monitoring.

You can find him in Florence, where he is currently living, or commuting to and from Milan.

Giovanni Farese

Giovanni Farese

Head of Telemarketing & Taletelling

Axelero Spa

Biography currently available just in Italian

Andrea Farinet

Andrea Farinet

Chairman

Socialing Institute

Biography currently available just in Italian

Roberto Favini

Roberto Favini

Business Analyst

Hearst Magazines Italia

He's been Business Analyst for a dozen years on advertising in Hearst Magazines, but he prefers to define himself as blogger. He lives in the net even if the identity card shows in Milan: he's everywhere on social media as @postoditacco. It deals with social media communication, social media analysis, curation, storytelling and data journalism. Moving on from the Arab Spring to #terremoto, he can't be without Twitter. Among his works there is a study on the dynamics of geo-temporal propagation of the conversations on Twitter during the italian earthquakes in 2012, presented at the Internet Festival of Pisa. He writes on Myweb20.it

Gianluca Fiorelli

Gianluca Fiorelli

Consulente Strategic SEO e Inbound Marketing

IloveSEO.net

Gianluca Fiorelli is an SEO and Web Marketing Strategist, who operates in the Italian, Spanish and English speaking countries markets.After

10 years in the Italian TV Industry, since 2003 until today Gianluca Fiorelli evolved from Web Project Manager to the actual SEO & Inbound Marketing strategist position.Along the years, Gianluca Fiorelli has worked with some of the most prestigious business companies, but also with small businesses and startups.Active member of the SEO community, Gianluca Fiorelli is a Moz Global Associate, official blogger for State of Digital, speaks regularly on different Marketing and Search conferences all over the world, offers in-company training sessions, offers lectures in universities and had recently founded the Inbound Marketing conference TheInbounder.com, held in Spain.

Daniel Furch

Daniel Furch

Head of Content Marketing

Searchmetrics

Daniel Furch is Head of Content Marketing at Searchmetrics.Subsequent to his studies at Humboldt University of Berlin, he has worked as a project manager for a real estate start up. Daniel joined the Searchmetrics in 2010 and is responsible for the research, data analyses, white papers, studies and content.In his role at Searchmetrics, Daniel is concerned with both the strategic conception and the creation of content. He leads a team of content marketers and designers and is responsible for analysing and editing search, content, social and PPC data for content marketing purposes, drawing conclusions on market trends for studies, blog posts and white papers.Furthermore, he contributes to the company's marketing team regarding PR, social media, press releases and internal/external communication.

Susan Geraeds

Susan Geraeds

SEO Product Owner

Booking.com

Susan has been active in SEO since 1998. Initially as a webmaster for several small hotel groups in Rome, and later as Director SEO, Content & Geography for Venere.com (an Expedia Inc. company). In 2012, she left her beloved Rome after 15 years to return to her native Holland, where she lives in Amsterdam with her husband and works as an SEO Product Owner for Booking.com

Andrew Goodman

Andrew Goodman

President

Page Zero Media

Andrew is founder and President of Toronto-based Page Zero Media, a full-service marketing agency founded in 2000. Page Zero manages clients' paid search campaigns; full service organic search "Findability" from SEO audit through social & content strategy; and other forms of effective audience targeting. Clients include fast-growth companies (eg. Well.ca) and recognized brands alike. He is author of Winning Results with Google AdWords (McGraw-Hill); and a co-founder and longtime board member of HomeStars, a consumer review site in the home improvement space. His own recent home project includes a mid-century modern "conversation pit" and cylindrical skylight. His current goals include improving Page Zero's 'inbound strategy' and authoring new tools.

Paxton Gray

Paxton Gray

Director of Marketing Operations

97th Floor

Paxton Gray is a digital marketing specialist with 5 years of combined digital marketing, advertising and strategic planning experience. He works with companies ranging from tech startups to internationally recognized brands, helping them to exploit opportunities for growth in digital marketing.At 97th Floor, Paxton works as the Director of Marketing Operations overseeing the strategy and execution for 97th Floor's roster of clients.Paxton is from Las Vegas, NV, graduated from BYU with a degree in advertising and currently resides in Lehi, UT with his beautiful wife.

Patricia Hursh

Patricia Hursh

VP Client Delivery

SmartSearch Marketing

VP Client Services, Patricia HurshPatricia Hursh, president and founder of Boulder Colorado-based SmartSearch Marketing, began working in the search marketing arena in 1997. Today, Patricia is recognized as a search marketing veteran and expert. She writes articles for several online marketing publications, and regularly serves as a speaker and subject matter expert at industry events in the US and internationally. As an educator, Patricia has led numerous seminars and workshops. Patricia heads the client services division of SmartSearch, overseeing client relationships, ensuring customer satisfaction, and leading internal client delivery teams.For more information, contact Patricia at Patricia@SmartSearchMarketing.com

Andrea Lai

Andrea Lai

Sales Manager / Head of Performance marketing (Italy)

Facebook

Biography currently available just in Italian

Paola Liberace

Paola Liberace

Consumer Market Research

Telecom Italia

Paola Liberace, born 1975, is a researcher, a journalist and a communication professional. She developed an extensive experience in media and innovation, ranging from TV to web and mobile. She worked at Mediaset, FullSix and Telecom Italia, where she is currently in charge of Market Research projects about multimedia entertainment. A contributor to several newspapers and webzines, she is a professional blogger for Nòva100 – Il Sole24ore. She carried out a research about storytelling, published in “Narratività, il pensiero raccontato” (Link Mediaset, 1999), and authored a book about work-life balance and organizational issues, provocatively named “Contro gli asili nido” (“Against nurseries”, Rubbettino, 2009).She graduated in aesthetics and philosophy of language at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, and earned a Ph.D in Communication Sciences at “La Sapienza” University in Rome. She teaches in regional and national training programs and is a lecturer in degree- and master courses.

Stefano Mirti

Stefano Mirti

Responsabile Social Media Team

Expo 2015

Matteo Monari

Matteo Monari

COO

BizUp

With a degree in European Languages and Cultures and an experience as researcher in Human Computer Interaction, Matteo has worked as an SEO for more than 8 years. Matteo started his career as SEO manager in the online gaming segment, managing sites targeting the Italian, French, Spanish, Northern European and Eastern European markets. More recently, Matteo has been working as Head of SEO and Crowdsourced Content for Populis, the European media company owing the international networks Excite, Blogo, Blogosfere and Mokono. Since 3 years, he is the co-founder and COO of BizUp, an Online Marketing agency specializing in international projects in competitive segments. Matteo is a regular speaker at Italian and European online marketing, iGaming and affiliate marketing events. He is also Mentor for the Estonian startup incubator GameFounders and a regular contributor to the magazines iGaming Affiliate and iGaming Business.

Johannes Müller

Johannes Müller

Webmaster Trends Analyst

Google

John joined Google in 2007 and works as a Webmaster Trends Analyst. He works closely with the Webmaster Tools and Search Quality teams and looks after the English speaking Google Webmaster Help discussion forums.

Maile Ohye

Maile Ohye

Senior Developer Programs Engineer

Google Inc.

Maile coordinates Google Webmaster Central outreach efforts as a Senior Developer Programs Engineer. She has also supported the Google Webmaster Help Group. Previously, she was a Technical Solutions Engineer for the Google Search Appliance on the Enterprise team. Prior to Google, Maile was a systems integrator specializing in content management systems for companies including Centor Software, AT&T, and Sun Microsystems as well as the U.S. Postal Service and Office of the Secretary of Defense.Maile earned a B.A. in Cognitive Science with a Computer Science emphasis from the University of California at Berkeley.

Giuseppe Pastore

Giuseppe Pastore

SEO manager – luxury fashion online retail

Formerly an Electronics engineer, Giuseppe Pastore is an SEO manager working in the online marketing industry since 2007. After having led the SEO team in a well known Italian agency, he is now managing SEO for a the biggest company in the online fashion niche. Speaker at several SEO conferences in Italy, he enjoys sharing his tests and ideas and his articles have been published or cited in some of the most important SEO magazines worldwide (including Moz, SearchEngineLand, SearchEngineJournal, etc.).

Paolo Picazio

Paolo Picazio

Marketing Partner Manager

Facebook

Biography currently available just in Italian

Francesco Piersimoni

Francesco Piersimoni

SEO Senior, Co-Founder, Co-Owner

Adrias Online

Biography currently available just in Italian

Jon Quinton

Jon Quinton

Agency Director

Builtvisible Ltd

Jon is the Agency Director at Builtvisible, an agency specialising in technical SEO and content marketing. In Jon’s role, he is responsible for the day to day operations of the business. Throughout his career, Jon has worked on site’s ranging from his own projects through to some of the world’s biggest brands.Jon is also proud to be an active member of the digital marketing community, having spoken at conferences globally including SMX, SES, ClickZ and A4U, and has also written for publications such as Moz and State of Digital.

Giovanni Ravasio

Giovanni Ravasio

Country Leader Applications

Oracle Italia

Biography currently available just in Italian

Simone Rinzivillo

Simone Rinzivillo

CTO & Co-founder

Mamadigital

Simone Rinzivillo is CTO & Co-founder of Mamadigital, a new media agency focusing on digital Marketing and specialized in Search Engine Marketing and Online Communication.He is in charge of the company’s production department and coordinates the development of Search Marketing strategies for important National and International clients. His 10 years experience in SEO and his profound knowledge of web marketing dynamics and tools over the years, are a solid basis on which he and Mamadigital’s team of professionals build the best solutions to improve for their clients visibility. From 2000 to 2004 he was Web developer within Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato, while from 2006 he worked at Ad Maiora, where he was in charge of the coordination of Search Engine Optimization projects for some important companies.In 2007 he took a new challenge by founding Mamadigital where he is chief technical and production officer and personally manages some projects for important clients.

Jeffrey K.  Rohrs

Jeffrey K. Rohrs

Chief Marketing Officer

Yext

Jeffrey K. Rohrs (@jkrohrs) serves as Chief Marketing Officer of Yext, the global Digital Presence Management (DPM) leader. Prior to joining Yext, Jeff was the Vice President of Marketing Insights for Salesforce, and he is the author of AUDIENCE: Marketing in the Age of Subscribers, Fans and Followers (Wiley 2014) as well as the award-winning SUBSCRIBERS, FANS & FOLLOWERS Research Series. When not pondering marketing’s great mysteries, Jeff soothes his Cleveland sports-related agita by BBQing on his back deck in Lakewood, Ohio.

Soren Ryherd

Soren Ryherd

President & Co-Founder

Working Planet

Soren started as a research scientist, was a NASA graduate research fellow, and co-founded quantitative marketing firm Working Planet in 2003. Working Planet puts the math behind the marketing, connecting the dots from advertising to revenue and profits. In 2012, Soren was an inaugural Rhode Island Innovation Fellow, which launched The Retail Project RI, a for-profit venture that is aimed at building a stable and sustainable Main Street retail sector in Rhode Island.Soren works at the intersection of math, advertising, and business consulting, focusing on data-driven applications of marketing tactics directly tied to bottom-line growth. Soren is also a frequent speaker on data-driven digital advertising tactics, strategy, and business innovation.

Roberto Scatena

Roberto Scatena

Client Solutions Manager

Facebook

Biography currently available just in Italian

Andrea Serravezza

Andrea Serravezza

Head of Advertising

BizUp

With a background in Economics and Management, Andrea just completed an MBA at Milan’s Technology University. Having been part of the management team for one of Italy’s main online marketing agencies (AdMaiora) for more than 4 years, Andrea has been responsible for the traffic growth of some of the biggest Italian portals and media groups. More specifically, he has been co-responsible for portals’ content architecture and content distribution strategies for key clients such as ENI, Sky and Vodafone. During his experience at AdMaiora, Andrea also managed its internal restructuring and re-launch on the Italian market. As side projects, Andrea has been successfully developing and managing a network of content-focused sites dedicated to different niches in the financial segment, monetized through content partnerships, affiliate deals and contextual advertising.

Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman

Founding Editor

Search Engine Land

Chris Sherman is VP of Event Editorial at Third Door Media and President of Searchwise LLC, a Boulder Colorado based Web consulting firm. With over 25 years experience in interactive technologies, he is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Business Week, USA Today and other publications, and has appeared on CNN, NPR, CBS and other television and radio networks.

Chris is a Web Search University faculty member, and is an honorary inductee of the Internet Librarian Hall of Fame. He is the author of Google Power: Unleash the Full Power of Google from McGraw-Hill. His previous books include The Invisible Web: Uncovering Information Sources Search Engines Can’t See” (with Gary Price) from CyberAge Books; The McGraw-Hill CD ROM Handbook, and The Elements of Basic, The Elements of Cobol and The Elements of Pascal from John Wiley & Sons.

Chris has written about search and search engines since 1994. His clients have included International Data Corporation, Accenture, Motorola, Levi-Strauss, Nokia, Ortho Biotech, Porsche, United Technologies, and the Scripps Clinic. From 2001 through 2006, Chris was Executive Editor of SearchEngineWatch.com and Conference Chair of the international Search Engine Strategies events in Canada, China, France, Italy, Sweden and the U.K. From 1998 to 2001, he was the Web Search Guide for About.com.

Chris holds a master’s degree in Interactive Educational Technology from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts and Communications from the University of California, San Diego. Chris has been unsuccessful in his attempts to persuade Stanford to strip his degree so he can join the founders of Yahoo and Google in boasting about *not* graduating from the university.

Everett Sizemore

Everett Sizemore

Director, R&D

Inflow

Everett Sizemore is the Director of R&D at Inflow, an eCommerce marketing agency in Denver. He is a Moz Associate with over decade of experience in online marketing. Five of these years were spent managing the search marketing department for a major health and wellness brand's eCommerce division.Everett holds a Journalism degree from Bond University in Queensland, Australia. He has produced award-winning marketing content, including “Surviving and Thriving as an eCommerce SEO Professional”, which won the Best SEO Article of the Year SEMMY award. He has written for Moz, Search Engine Journal, Wolf-Howl, Inbound.org, Huffington Post, SEO ROI, Volusion and other publications.A former SMX West speaker, this is Everett’s first time at SMX Milan.

Giorgio Soffiato

Giorgio Soffiato

MD

Marketing Arena

Biography currently available just in Italian

Fabio Sutto

Fabio Sutto

Digital Strategist and Owner

Performance Based IT

He has been working since 1998, initially as a server-side developer.His professional evolution brought him to search engines, web-marketing and web 2.0.Between 2004 and 2007 he was web- marketing specialist for some of the most well known italian and foreign web agencies.Since 2007 he is one of the most important independent web marketing specialists in italy and he operates in highly competitive markets such astourism, real estate and automotive, and he is often a lecturer in the main specialist web training seminars.Since 2010 he has travelled extensively throughout italy
coaching many web agencies and optimising the performance of various e-commerce platforms.He has contributed to several best-selling books in the industry and considers concreteness and being result oriented as his main strongpoints.

Eric Sylvers

Eric Sylvers

Staff reporter

The Wall Street Journal

Eric was born in California in 1971. He studied at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and did his junior year abroad at the Università degli Studi di Padova. He earned his master’s in economics and international relations at Johns Hopkins University (Washington D.C. and Bologna). At the conclusion of his studies in 1997, Eric began working for Bloomberg News in Washington D.C. and was transferred to Milan at the end of 1998. He worked at Bloomberg until 2003 when he became a full-time contributor to the New York Times and sister paper the International Herald Tribune following the Italian economy and wireless technology worldwide. He also wrote on travel, food and Italian culture. Since April 2014 Eric has been a staff reporter with The Wall Street Journal in Milan.

Francesco Tinti

Francesco Tinti

Owner

Active Mind

Mr. Francesco Tinti is a Google AdWords and direct marketing expert for small, medium and large (also international) companies in Italy.

Managed over 2-2,5 millions of euros per year in the last three years as freelance.

Distinguishing key points: 1) direct marketing approach; 2) sales and results oriented; 3) 10 years of experience; 4) worked on the most competitive markets and niches.

Marcus Tober

Marcus Tober

CTO/Founder

Searchmetrics GmbH

Marcus Tober, Founder and CTO of SearchmetricsMarcus 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.

Stijn Van De Vyver

Stijn Van De Vyver

Online Communications Manager

iMinds

Stijn Van De Vyver is online communications manager at iMinds, a digital research center and business incubator in Flanders, Belgium. Before joining iMinds, Stijn worked for a European government agency, where his last position was team leader online communications. Prior to that he spent over 7 years with the Flemish government as web editor and policy advisor digital communications. Graduated as art historian at Ghent University, Belgium, Stijn also obtained degrees in cultural studies and digital marketing. https://be.linkedin.com/in/stijnvandevyver

Stefano Varasi

Stefano Varasi

Sales Executive Marketing Cloud

Oracle

Biography currently available just in Italian

Valentina Vellucci

Valentina Vellucci

Digital Analyst

MagillaGuerrilla

"Valentina started to work in the digital marketing field in 2010. Her passion for technology and the curiosity about its impact on human relationship brought her to operate strongly in the social media marketing field, facing directly many business different from each other .
In 2012 she joined MagillaGuerrilla, a network of consultants specializing in unconventional and digital marketing, of which is currently a member.
In the same year she has started to work as a trainer in Social Media Marketing Strategies and Crisis Management with Studio Samo.
Since 2013 she is a speaker for several training events about digital.
Since 2013 she is working as a digital consultant for Leotron sas .
In 2014 she was selected among hundreds of candidates as social media editor and consultant for the digital newspaper La Stampa."

Purna Virji

Purna Virji

Senior Bing Ads Client Dev. & Training Specialist

Microsoft Bing

Purna Virji is Senior Bing Ads Client Dev. & Training Specialist at Microsoft. For well over a decade Purna has been living, breathing and dreaming PPC, SEO, analytics and content strategy. Her devotion to all things digital marketing has seen her regularly write for Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch and speak at conferences across the globe such as SMX Advanced and MozCon. An award-winning former journalist, Purna was the CEO of Purview Marketing prior to joining the Bing Ads team. Say hello @purnavirji.

Marco Volpe

Marco Volpe

CMO

Edita

Marco Volpe works in digital communications since 1995 first as a teacher and then as a consultant . Since 2005 he heads a team of 15 professionals managing online communications of over 100 Italian travel companies. His passion for education led him to get certified as a Master Practitioner in NLP and Business Coach and from 2015 is member of the Italian Register of Trainers. He speaks at major industry events in Italy where he shows digital technologies and strategies not yet widespread in Italy.

Stephan Walcher

Stephan Walcher

Head of Product Management

OnPage.org

Stephan Walcher has been working in the field of Online Marketing since 2007, mainly focusing on SEO. He worked as in-house SEO specialist for renowned companies such as Microsoft and 1&1 and as consultant at the performance agency Catbird Seat. As of October 2015, Stephan will support the the OnPage.org team – the innovative software for better websites. In his spare time, Stephan runs his own Online Marketing Blog prometeo.de.

Ryan Wall

Ryan Wall

Chief Revenue Officer

Idea Evolver

Ryan is the Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder of Idea Evolver, a Philadelphia and New York City based Search Experience Optimization company.He specializes in digital marketing and business development, with a strong focus on content strategy, international search and technical compliance technology.Ryan earned a MS in International Marketing from Saint Joseph's University in 2006. He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Jason White

Jason White

VP of SEO and SMM

DragonSearch

Jason White is VP of SEO and Social Media for DragonSearch, a leading boutique player in Internet Marketing from search to social. Remaining on the cutting edge of digital marketing means outpacing the technology driven changes happening in the consumer and business markets. With his finger on the pules of a wide range of verticals, with a particular focus on leading B2B innovators, Jason leads the way as DragonSearch helps companies shift the way they interact with clients, prospects, and consumers to grow with the changing internet economy. Jason's work has been featured in Search Engine Journal, CNBC, INC, Business Digest, Bruce Clay, TechWise, SEO Like I'm 5, 500 SEO Tips (books in print) and he has spoken at SMX, NYU, American Marketers Association and WordCampNYC.

Paolo Zanzottera

Paolo Zanzottera

Co-Founder

Appocrate.it

He started to work as a SEO in the 1998 during his studies at university and he began to “consume” log data to create web analytics reports. In 2000 he got his degree at Bocconi University in economics with the thesis “Consumer protection in ecommerce”, working on that topic with an internship in the European Commission in Brussels. He came back to Italy at the end of the 2001 and he founded a web agency: Bizonweb. Since 2007 Paolo is the CEO of ShinyStat: a digital analytics platform, certified provider for Audiweb. He led directly the R&D to develop Video Analytics in 2009 and App Analytics in 2011. In 2013 co-founded the Italian company Appocrate: an e-health start-up with a focus on mobile devices. Paolo loves know-how exchange: he enjoys speaking when invited by universities and public and private organizations. In 2014 he published a book with Hoepli "How to earn money with App" as he's working for many years in the App development and marketing.

Marco Ziero

Marco Ziero

Co-owner, CMO

MOCA Interactive

After graduating in Statistics and Information Technology from the University of Padua, he started a carreer in online marketing by working for two Padua-based agencies. In 2007, he began working for MOCA Interactive as a SEO, ending up becoming the business unit manager.In 2010 he became part of the society and board of directors, also being in charge of: MOCA's own marketing and communication, on one side, and digital consultancy for the wider and more complex projects out of the client portfolio, according to the company's core business, on the other.

Rachele Zinzocchi

Rachele Zinzocchi

Digital Strategy R&D Consultant, Public Speaker, Coach, Docente, Autrice

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