We are so excited to announce our awesome speaker line-up for Social Media Week Lima 2023
Fiona Lucas is a dynamic and highly ethical Social Media and Online Community Strategist, consultant, speaker, and author at iRespectOnline. With a strong corporate business background, she has a deep interest in emerging technology such as Artificial Intelligence (ai) and the ethics around them.
Fiona assists businesses to build strong reputations by helping business owners make sense of social media, humanize their brands, build community, and minimize risks. She uses tailored reputation management strategies that focus on creating effective social media plans, identifying and mitigating potential reputation risks & handling negative reviews and feedback. By implementing the 4Rs framework, businesses can improve their online presence, increase customer loyalty, and drive revenue growth.
Viveka Von Rosen
Viveka von Rosen is the Cofounder and Chief Visibility Officer of Vengreso. Formerly the world’s largest digital sales transformation company, Vengreso recently pivoted into the Productivity SaaS space with it’s auto text expansion, personal writing assistant and education platform, FlyMSG.
Viveka is a well known subject matter expert on LinkedIn and the author of several business and fiction books.
Her personal mission is to enable knowledge workers everywhere with the tools and time they need to be more successful doing what they are passionate about.
When she’s not doing that, she’s either diving or hang gliding or hiking the trails near her Colorado home. (Basically, anywhere without cell reception)
My name is Sadea! I was born and raised in Albany, NY but now reside in North Carolina. I have two dogs Malachi & Luna and am married to my husband Eli! I come from a pretty big family that loves to have a good time. We love to celebrate so there’s always some sorry of family function, game night, or special event happening. I love to travel – I have been to many different areas of the world, but truly anywhere that there is a beach and it’s warm would be my favorite place to be. When I am not working I like to spend time exploring and doing new activities as I live in a very lively city and there’s always plenty to do.
My professional background: My degree is in communications with a concentration in public relations. I have been a social media manager for about 5 years working with small business owners, non-profits, and creative business owners. This is my first official year doing this full time, prior to this I spent my time as a director of operations working within other companies. What I love most about my job is building relationships with others and helping other business owners build their brands through social media.
Terry Weaver is an Ideapreneur who is passionate about seeing creative entrepreneurs live life alive. As a speaker and author he has helped thousands of individuals harness their dreams and make them a reality by giving them clarity, around who, why, and how they serve to allow them the freedom to build the impact and income they desire.
With a background in the music business, Terry has led creatives through their professional journey from the Grammys to six-figure launches. Terry’s mission is to help leaders take what they are doing to the next level and see his clients thrive in the purpose they were put on this earth to do.
As a highly sought-after speaker, Terry has shared the stage with Disney legends, athletes, leaders of Fortune 500 companies, and award-winning actors and musicians. He has collaborated with brands such as the United States Postal Service, Leadercast, Connect, Warner Brothers, World Vision, and The Blue Man Group along with helping his clients do the same with companies like Costco, Walmart, UCLA, Amazon and The Walt Disney Company.
He hosts the premiere event for creatives, entrepreneurs, and leaders called “The Thing” in Orlando, Florida and his book and podcast “Making Elephants Fly” has quickly become the go-to resource for anyone trying to move big ideas forward.
It’s pretty clear that Terry believes that the impossible is actually possible. He lives outside Nashville, Tennessee along with his wife Leslie with their miniature schnauzers, Walt & Oswald.
Jennifer was a founding member of that team that created myStaffingPro, a software-as-a-service applicant tracking system. She became the company’s first CIO and led at myStaffingPro through its acquisition by Fortune 500 company, Paychex, in 2013. During that time, Jennifer and founders launched The Meeting Place on Market in 2003, a coffee shop in downtown Lima, Ohio, as a labor of love. The Coworking Center and Shop for Good were both founded in 2019. She is an associate professor of business at the University of Northwestern Ohio where she primarily teaches entrepreneurship and international business/ development economics.
Jennifer received her BA from Anderson University (IN) in business management, and her MBA from Eastern University (PA) in economic development.
Julia Jornsay-Silverberg is a social media enthusiast who loves to excite, inspire and motivate people to cut through the digital clutter by being authentic and vulnerable online. She believes in taking an anti-highlight reel approach to social media by not just showing the perfect moments, but the messy middle and relatable reality.
She has a diverse background working for The Buffalo News, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, and Telesco Creative Group before joining NOW Marketing Group as Brand Manager in 2020.
As the 2018 recipient of the “Emerging Alumni Award”, granted by the University at Buffalo School of Management Alumni Association, Julia has more than 10 years of experience working in digital marketing and is known for delivering powerful presentations that leave people feeling excited and empowered.
With over 15 years of digital marketing and startup experience, Mike Gingerich runs 3 professional blogs on business, lifestyle and health while participating in triathlons and half marathons to raise money for worthy global causes.
Following a hardcore snipe hunt, botched pizzeria robbery, two years in a bear suit, and several moments atop a 6-foot unicycle, Chad Illa-Petersen (aka The Story Catcher) discovered the compelling power of stories. Today, Chad helps you find and craft the stories you didn’t even know you had to create deeper connections and open a portal of belonging.
Jeff Howell has transitioned his marketing experience and predisposition to authenticity into a
successful ecommerce career. His career mission these days is to evangelize the necessity of having a well executed ecommerce solution integrated into existing marketing strategies while equipping his clients with the knowledge to be successful. Being active on TikTok, Jeff shares his life, nerdy thoughts and encourages others to just be themselves.