We are so excited to announce our awesome speaker line-up for Social Media Week Lima 2021
Byron Ingraham is the owner of Azure Media in Plano Tx. Byron began his marketing journey while serving in the US Air Force overseeing the growth of business operations on installations around the globe. Byron is on a mission to help businesses get their message out into the world so their customers know how they can best serve them. He’s known for his innovative strategies that combine business principles with psychological insights to capture prospects’ attention thru ad campaigns and sales funnels captivating people to say yes!
Bernie Fussenegger is currently a Director, Menu Expansion at Papa John’s. As solo, he is the founder of B2The7 and the host of the Twitter Chat #Digital360Chat (Every Friday at 12pm ET). He has more than 26 years of Marketing experience with digital experiences and programs around CRM, eCRM, Content Marketing, Social, Mobile & Performance Marketing that engages and targets audiences and customers.
Jen Cole is the Community Manager for San Diego-based Social Media Examiner and Producer of Social Media Examiner’s #smechat. She is also co-host of the Making a Marketer podcast alongside Megan Powers. Jen has presented about community management and building strong online communities in several events across the nation, including Digital First Midwest in Kansas City, The National Dance Society Conference in Virginia Beach, and Social Media Day Wichita. Jen has a strong belief that social media channels should be utilized to grow tight-knit, organic communities of followers who genuinely identify with a brand. Fun fact: Jen is also an internationally ranked Pinball player.
Bryan Kramer is a renowned social business strategist, global keynote speaker, executive coach, and bestselling author. He’s one of the world’s foremost leaders in the art and science of sharing, and has been credited with instigating the #H2H human business movement in marketing and social. With more than 350,000 social fans and followers, and an intimate understanding of the intricacies and interworking of both social technologies and social behaviors, Bryan is both a practitioner and authority on the subject.
Brian Fanzo is a digital futurist keynote speaker who translates the trends of tomorrow to inspire change today. His customized and personalized programs showcase real-world stories and examples of forward-thinking people and businesses. He teaches companies of all sizes how to leverage technology in real time in order to engage their customers at the right time. Brian has a gift for bringing people together online and offline. He has worked in 76 countries, highlighting his passion for change, collaboration, and technology.
Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, an award-winning 40-person digital agency in Chicago.
Over the past 20 years, Andy has provided digital marketing advice to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at national marketing conferences and writes for big marketing blogs. He’s also the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Handbook for Content Marketing.
Andy has written 400+ of articles on content strategy, search engine optimization, influencer marketing, conversion and Analytics.
Ohio native Sarah Kelsey left her corporate Mandarin Chinese translating job to jump head first into her jewelry design hobby in 2015, starting with $85 and a Facebook page. She now has work in 17 countries all over the world 17k+ Organic FB followers, 11k+ Organic Instagram followers, and travels the country working with her pageant and bridal clients to create the perfect custom Swarovski pieces for their event.
Caitlin E. Jenkins is the co-founder of Simply Social Media, a social media marketing agency infamous throughout New Mexico for their expertise in micro-influencer marketing events. Caitlin and her business partner Amy Tischler have spent years establishing a network of local storytellers who are real life trendsetting consumers our clients are eager to connect with. Speaking at conferences allows them to change the narrative about influencer marketing and show how the term “influencer” can be good. When she is not nerding out about hashtag analytic data, Caitlin is creating lasting memories as a professional wedding photographer.
Passionate about creating community and personal connection online and offline through speaking & influencer marketing! Co-owner of Simply Social Media™️, she works closely with her business partner, Caitlin E. Jenkins to manage a wide range of projects and clients who continually push them to think creatively, find solutions outside of the box and most importantly dream big.
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 (The Story Catcher) discovered the compelling power of stories. Today, Chad finds and crafts your brand’s stories evoking emotional responses resulting in higher customer trust, conversion, and retention.
George Damanis is the founder and Chief Strategist of Up Tempo Social, a social media creative agency that produces stunning visual content for restaurants and retailers in the Greater New York area. George is a widely-recognized authority in photography for social media marketing and has photographed elite conference speakers, such as Mari Smith, Molly Mahoney, and Carrie Jessica Gottschalk. George’s photos have been featured in the book Instagram for Dummies, as well as by Time Out New York, Tourism Ireland, Social Media Examiner, and Agorapulse.
Julie Riley is the owner of Depict Media in Wichita, KS. Julie began working in digital marketing in 2007 and has grown to become sought after for her knowledge in Facebook Ads, Social Media Strategy, and Messenger Marketing. She teaches workshops and speaks on many different topics of social media marketing, including, Social Media Day ICT, the Video Marketing Summit for Entrepreneurs, the Nonprofit Chamber 2019 Conference, and she has been a keynote speaker for WIBA Small Business Connect plus many more. She was selected to be a part of the Wichita Business Journal’s Career Women class of 2019, and through Depict Media she has been awarded the American Marketing Association – Wichita Chapter, Marketer of the Year for the Media Category, and has received a nomination for the Small Business Administration 2019 business of the year award.
Jessika Phillips, NOW Marketing Group
Selected as Woman Owned Business of the Year in 2018 and One of the Top 12 Global Rising Stars on Social Media to Watch in 2017: Jessika is on a mission to make relationships the forefront of business marketing. She’s known for this outspoken dedication to Relationship Marketing. Jessika lives by her statement that “Relationships will always be more powerful than marketing,” and she believes in being a magnet vs a Bullhorn to truly connect with your tribe. As a social media strategist, Jessika founded NOW Marketing Group in 2010 with only a laptop and a vision. The company is now a Forbes recognized Agency Partner and a certified inbound partner with Hubspot and the host of Social Media Week Lima.
Bella Vasta is the dynamic personality behind the one-woman coaching company, Jump Consulting. Since 2002, Bella has been a trailblazer in the pet industry consulting with multi million dollar companies to hundreds of small businesses. She is an author, podcast host, blogger, and been featured on NBC, CBS, FOX, NPR, Entrepreneur Magazine, Social Media Examiner, and Huffington Post. After the birth of her 12 oz micro-preemie daughter, Bella sold her pet sitting business and now lives out her passion to inspire, motivate, and challenge business owners through her speaking, coaching, and consulting.
Troy Sandidge is a marketing director, speaker, and live streamer. The electrical engineer turned digital marketer, has worked and partnered with Fortune 500 companies, small to international businesses, nonprofits, agencies, and more to help grow their brand identity, reach, and profitability through social media, video, and other marketing strategies with an emphasis on storytelling.
As the Creator of Dart Marketing Methodology™, Troy helps companies and personal brands create simple, effective marketing strategies tailor-made for their industry, niche audience, and ability to establish brand awareness, generate organic leads, and increase revenue using social media as a focal point.
Rumor has it, he has some of the fastest Twitter fingers in the Twitterverse.
Jennifer is the social media manager for Agorapulse, a podcaster and speaker. She has a diverse background from working on camera to executing digital strategies. Jennifer is a dynamic talent with a passion for every aspect of digital media from building brand strategies, creating content plans & more!
Tony Christensen is a creator, speaker, and the founder of Tony Does Ads. He creates and optimizes Facebook advertising campaigns for e-commerce business owners that get customers to stop scrolling and start buying.
Judi Fox, hit 3 million video views in 2018 on LinkedIn, increased followers from 1,000 to 23,000 and featured in Inc Magazine 2019 as 10 LinkedIn and Live Video Marketer to follow. She is a sought after social media content strategist and speaker, with her recent appearances at Video Marketing World, and speaker at VidSummit 2019, and frequent guest on marketing and entrepreneur podcasts and shows. Judi Fox goes by the hashtag #foxrocks online, enjoys hiding foxes in her content and presentations, and loves bringing the energy and results into social media content strategies.
Jaime Cohen is a speaker, communication coach & advisor, and Founder of The Right Words. She teaches you to level up your communication skills and become well-equipped to connect more deeply during any interaction. Jaime is a top Linkedin creator and one of the first video content creators on LinkedIn whose content has millions of views. She has spoken internationally and at events like VidCon about strong communication for relationship building and connecting with your audience on video.
Jaime has spent her life researching human interaction and the way people think. Her passion for and exposure to many languages and cultures led her to think critically about how we communicate and connect. She has created programming around these studies to cultivate a generation of thoughtful, deliberate communicators.
Tiffany Lanier is a leading millennial voice in personal growth, conscious leadership, and meaningful work. She is an Inspirational Keynote Speaker, Business Clarity Strategist and Founder of The Morning Shift Co, a personal growth and well-being company dedicated to helping us intentionally hold space to enhance the way we live, lead, and work.
After surviving a life-threatening pregnancy and suffering postpartum depression (all while building a business), Tiffany realized one of the biggest modern day plagues is the lack of space we hold for ourselves during our transitional periods. She quickly discovered in order to be a great mother, partner, entrepreneur, leader—human, it was pertinent for her to own her shift and move past the societal norm of bug out and burn out. Her intention to rediscover who she was, her purpose, and embrace her next chapter led to personal and professional breakthroughs that have catapulted her life and career. Tiffany is now dedicated to helping others do the same by creating conscious shifts in every aspect of their lives.
Today, Tiffany is fueled by the motto: Live Purposefully and Lead Consciously. Whether she is speaking to college students, entrepreneurs, creatives, community leaders or executives, Tiffany challenges her audience to re-discover who they are, what they stand for, and what matters. Known as the “Queen of Clarity,” her self-reflective approach helps her audience and clients overcome the obstacles holding them back from stepping into the fullest version of who they are here to be!
Jeff spent a better part of 15 years in a variety of marketing roles. From sales, relationship management, to director of marketing roles within mid-size companies, and as an entrepreneur, managing his own marketing and web development business, Jeff has a keen understanding of the importance of marketing a brand’s message properly. Whether via web, social, traditional print or face to face, Jeff’s ideas routinely generate results.
Jeff is currently in the print and e-commerce development space, assisting with the complex nuances of selling branded products online. Never too far from the heartbeat of marketing, Jeff is always eager to share his ideas to help businesses grow.
Kelly Noble Mirabella
Kelly Noble Mirabella, a self-described social media geek and marketing consultant with Stellar Media Marketing has been actively working in the digital marketing space for the past 12. With a flair for fun, Kelly brings her unique and engaging style to her Baby Got Bot training videos and Messenger campaigns.