Spring Edition 2020 - Speakers

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Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The M.I.T. Technology Review dubbed Nir, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.”

Nir founded two tech companies since 2003 and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He is the author of the bestselling book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.

In addition to blogging at NirAndFar.com, Nir’s writing has been featured in The Harvard Business Review, TechCrunch, and Psychology Today.

Nir is also an active investor in habit-forming technologies. Some of his past investments include Eventbrite (NYSE:EB), Refresh.io (acquired by LinkedIn), Worklife (acquired by Cisco), Product Hunt, Marco Polo, Presence Learning, 7 Cups, Pana, Kahoot!, Byte Foods, FocusMate, and Anchor.fm (acquired by Spotify).

Nir attended The Stanford Graduate School of Business and Emory University.

Gerry McGovern

Gerry McGovern is a customer and user experience keynote speaker, helping large organizations deliver a better digital customer experience. Gerry has developed Top Tasks, a customer experience management model, as a result of 15 years of research and experience.

His commercial clients include Microsoft, Cisco, NetApp, Toyota, and IBM. He has consulted with the European Union, US, UK, Dutch, Canadian, Norwegian, and Irish governments. His latest book, “World Wide Waste: How digital is killing our planet – And what we can do about it” will be published in April.

Burç Tanir is the CEO & co-founder of Prisync, which helps e-commerce companies from all around the world to automatically track their competitor prices and dynamically reprice their products on the fly. He is an industrial engineer by background and based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Burc is sourcing his business development skills to create a scalable and impactful business out of the sophisticated R&D process involved in Prisync through lean methodologies.

A serial entrepreneur with 20 of experience in building both B2B, and B2C companies, Valentin is a currently leading Omniconvert, a tech company with 7 years of experience in the area of data-driven growth for eCommerce companies.

Working closely as an advisor to companies such as Orange, eMag, Auchan, or Avon, Valentin is also an international speaker, and the co-author of many education materials, and the host of Growth Interviews Podcast.

He is also the host of eCommerceGrowthSummit.com

Lukasz Zelezny is an SEO Specialist with 15+ years of experience and social media keynote speaker at Digital Related Events in London, UK and Europe. Every year he is actively participating in 10 to 20 events as a keynote speaker. Additionally, he organizes workshops where he is sharing tips around SEO, social media and analytics. Lukasz is a hands-on speaker, spending a lot of his time keeping up to date with the changes in the technology of online marketing and tools.

Roger Dooley is a speaker and author of Brainfluence: 100 Ways to Persuade and Convince Consumers with Neuromarketing, the popular blog Neuromarketing, and Brainy Marketing at Forbes.

He is the founder of Dooley Direct, a marketing consultancy, and co-founded College Confidential, the leading college-bound website. That business was acquired by Hobsons, a unit of UK-based DMGT, where Dooley served as VP Digital Marketing and continues in a consulting role.

Dooley spent years in direct marketing as the co-founder of a successful catalog firm and also was director of corporate planning for a Fortune 1000 company. He has an engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.

Andy Crestodina is a co-founder and CMO of Orbit Media, an award-winning 38-person digital agency in Chicago.

Over the past 20 years, Andy’s provided guidance to 1000+ businesses. He speaks at national marketing conferences, writes for big marketing blogs and hosts a little podcast.

 Andy has written hundreds of articles on content strategy, SEO, influencer marketing, conversion and Analytics. 

  • Top 10 Online Marketing Experts, Forbes 
  • Top 50 Marketing Influencer, Entrepreneur Magazine 
  • Top 25 Content Marketers, Express Writers/Buzzsumo
  • Top 10 Social Media Influencers, Social Media Explorer

He is also the author of Content Chemistry: The Illustrated Handbook for Content Marketing.

Theodore has over 15- years experience in running successful and profitable software products. Currently, he is the group CEO of growthrocks and viral-loops. Before turning totally into growth-hacking and viral marketing, he used to run, from various positions COO, CEO, BoD member various International Companies i.e. Pinnatta mobile app with 1.5 million downloads. 

During his free time, he coaches and consults startups. His career includes managerial posts for companies both in Greece and abroad and he has significant skills on intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship. One of his major career achievements was creating “i-docs” an international product in Customer Communication Management and “segmatiX”, a product on marketing automation which very quickly found traction in important markets in Europe. 

Furthermore he is very experienced on investors’ related issues, team formation, team management. He has also broad experience in enterprise applications like ERP, CRM etc and delivering complex projects in large organizations. 

Brian Massey calls himself a Conversion Scientist™ and he has the lab coat to prove it. The company he founded in 2007, Conversion Sciences, was one of the first agencies focused exclusively on website optimization. 

Brian has learned what works on the web through thousands of website tests. He has seen it all.

His rare combination of interests, experience and neuroses was developed over 20 years as a computer programmer, corporate marketer, and entrepreneur. 

Website optimization is the art and science of finding more online revenue without paying for more traffic.

Brian appears in his trademark lab coat when training corporate teams like IBM. He has been invited to speak at universities such as UT Austin, Texas A&M and Baylor. He is a highly rated speaker conferences including Conversion Conference, Internet Retailer, Direct Marketing Association, Pubcon, Content Marketing Institute, and InfusionCon.

Brian is the author of the Amazon Marketing best-seller Your Customer Creation Equation. He founded The Conversion Scientist blog, and has written for ClickZ.com, Search Engine Land, Marketing Land and the Content Marketing Institute

Talia is the founder of GetUplift – the CRO consultancy and training space top brands turn to when they want to optimize their funnels and create experiences customers love to convert to. Using customer-centric methods, emotion and in-depth data, Talia and her team generate more leads, sales and ROI for high-growth companies. 

Talia has been invited to teach conversion optimization on hundreds of stages such as Google, MozCon, Call To Action Conference, SearchLove, and many more and was recently listed as one of the most influential experts in conversion optimization.

Jono is a digital strategist, marketing technologist and full-stack developer with two decades of experience in web development, SEO, analytics, brand and campaign strategy, lead gen and eCRM, CRO and more.

He’s worked with startups, agencies and some of the world’s biggest brands to fix websites, implement growth strategies, prepare for the future, and win markets.

Jono currently manages special projects at Yoast, and was previously principal consultant at respected SEO agency Distilled. Prior to that, he was global head of digital and head of insight at SEO platform Linkdex, and head of SEO at award-winning agency twentysix.

Tim Kilroy is a digital marketing agency coach, after founding and scaling three agencies and coaching over 75 agency owners. He helps retailers and e-commerce companies grow their revenues and efficiencies. He also helps entrepreneurs create businesses that scale fast and profitably, doing all of this through a process named #TRIPLETHIS.

Ann Stanley is a digital marketing trainer and consultant at various events and seminars, with long experience in paid media, search, and analytics. She has developed a platform called A10 Digital Marketing Framework, ideal for designing digital marketing strategies for their company’s clients. 

Miroslav Varga

Miroslav is a multiple Grandfather. This doesn’t prove he’s old and wise, but just old. He has made so many mistakes during his digital marketing career that you could say he’s very experienced.

To avoid your own mistakes, it’s much better to learn from experienced people. Unfortunately, you never have the experience when you need it, but only afterwards. He likes to share his mistakes with others. It helps his personal branding.

Candace Ohm

Candace Ohm got her PhD in mathematics from Florida State University in 2013.  She currently lives in Austin, TX and works at Dosh as an analytics engineer.

Shanelle Mullin

Shanelle is a jill-of-all-trades marketer with a 12-year background in growth. By day, she’s the Customer Acquisition Program Manager, CRO at Shopify, the fastest growing SaaS company in history. By night, she’s a freelance writer in the conversion rate optimization space. She was recently named one of the top experts in conversion rate optimization.

Co-Founder of Global Optimization Group and konversionsKRAFT, Author, University Lecturer, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Growth Marketer, Blogger, Consultant, Enabler.

I have worked in the ecommerce optimization industry since 1996 when i founded Web Arts AG. Today, with nearly 85 consultants, designers and conversion experts, Web Arts is the leading conversion optimization agency in Germany.

My personal focus is on combining qualitative research (user testing) with consumer psychology, behavioral economics and game theory to deliver most effective optimization hypotheses that will be validated with a/b testing.

Adam Enfroy writes about how to scale your blog like a startup to 250,000 monthly readers at www.adamenfroy.com. He launched his blog in 2019 and is generating over $45,000/month via 100+ affiliate programs. Adam also has over 10 years of eCommerce experience, managing digital marketing for enterprise eCommerce brands doing $100MM+ in annual sales. Before working on his blog full-time, he was the Head of Digital at BigCommerce, responsible for a global 8-figure marketing budget.

Bread Geddes is the co-founder of Adalysis: PPC Recommendation Software for Google Ads & Microsoft Ads, renowed author and speaker. He is the author of “Advanced Google AdWords”, who both teaches and practices SEO, PPC, CRO, affiliate marketing, usability, conversion optimization, product development, product positioning and agency consulting. His agenda is always packed with workshops in Advanced Google and Bing Ads and in AI and machine learning.

Derric Haynie

Derric Haynie is the host of “The Future of Ecommerce” podcast and Chief Ecommerce Technologist at Ecommercetech.io – Where Ecommerce stores go to research, discover, and buy the right tools to grow their store. Half of his day is spent reviewing tech tools, and the other half is talking with merchants to find out which solutions are right for them. When he’s not doing that, you can find him speaking, networking, or grabbing a drink at any of your favorite Ecommerce events.

Ton is known for being the founding father of Online Dialogue – thought leaders in evidence based growth. He has more than 20 years of experience in online optimization and is recognized worldwide as an influential thinker, writer and public speaker on conversion optimization and A/B-testing.

Ton hosts the A/B-testing mastery course on the CXL institute, owns the ABtestguide.com platform en is also the founder of The Conference formerly known as Conversion Hotel.

Greg Zakowicz is a Ecommerce Marketing Strategist & Content Team Lead at Omnisend, an ecommerce marketing automation platform. With nearly 15 years of experience in email, mobile and social media marketing, he is a respected voice in the marketing and retail industry. As content team lead, he’s responsible for helping conceive, produce, and shape the strategic direction of company content.

His subject matter expertise stems from his experience consulting retailers, including numerous Internet Retailer Top 1000 clients, with in-depth analysis of their marketing programs, recommendations for improvement, best practice support and implementation guidance and execution. He has previously been retained as an e-commerce and retail industry expert witness for trial, issuing a report on trends in the consumer shopping experience.


Zakowicz is a frequent speaker at e-commerce events such as IRCE, eTail West, eTail Canada, Fashion Digital NY, Magento Live Australia, and SuiteWorld, and hosted an award-winning podcast. He has been published and quoted in top retail and business publications, including Forbes, Multichannel Merchant, Total Retail, Internet Retailer,and  Apparel Magazine.

Phillip Walker has over 15-years of experience in running successful and profitable Technology companies. Currently, he is the Customer Advocate leader of Network Solutions Provider. Phillip Walker strives to help organizations deliver better digital customer experience. Using optimized data and neuromarketing to enhance the customer experience as a business model, as a result of creating. Productivity, Profivlity, and Protection for Organizations. 

3-time Entrepreneur 360 award winner 

5 Time Inc 5000 winner 

3 Time Delliotte 500 winner

Brian Clifton is the Director of Data Insights & Analytics, renowned author, data quality and privacy advocate and the Co-founder of Verified Data. With over two decades in digital marketing and Google Analytics consulting, Brian is recognized internationally as a Google Analytics expert that has helped shape the industry. As Google’s first Head of Web Analytics for Europe (2005-8), Brian built the pan-European team of product specialists. A legacy of that work was the online learning center and test known as the GAIQ, which for 10+ years has been the certification for analysts.

Tim Ash has been mentioned by Forbes as a Top-10 Online Marketing Expert, and by Entrepreneur Magazine as an Online Marketing Influencer To Watch.

He is the author of Unleashing The Primal Brain and two bestselling books on Landing Page Optimization, and founder of SiteTuners, a strategic conversion rate optimization agency. Tim has developed deep expertise in user-centered design, neuromarketing, understanding online behavior, and split testing.

Over the past 20 years, Tim has helped a number of major US and international brands to develop successful web-based initiatives. Google, Expedia, eHarmony, Facebook, American Express, Canon, Nestle, Symantec, and many others have benefited from Tim’s deep understanding and innovative perspective.

Tim is a highly-regarded online marketing keynote speaker and presenter at over 200 industry conferences and corporate trainings worldwide. He is the founder and chair of the international Digital Growth Unleashed event series and a frequent contributor to print and online publications.

Mark is an eCommerce veteran with 20 years experience in the space having built and run successful eCommerce agencies, advised market leading brands and retailers on their digital strategy and now Head of Europe at BigCommerce, the leading SaaS eCommerce platform serving 65,000 merchants globally.

According to PPC Hero, Karl is the number 3 most influential conversion expert in the world. Together with his heroes Nir Eyal, Daniel Kahneman and Don Norman Karl features on the list of 30 conversion-masterminds.

He has no idea how he ended up there. But it sounds cool, doesn’t it? 🙂

Karl is the managing partner of AGConsult since 2001. He grows businesses by increasing customer happiness. Since 2001. Always based on user research, facts and A/B testing. Because opinions are just opinions.

Karl helps companies such as Carglass, Nespresso, BMW, Quickstep and Yoast to become truly customer-centric. He’s a lecturer at several universities and university colleges. And a top-rated speaker at conferences all over the world.

TJ Gamble is the Founder and CEO of Jamersan and the personality behind eCommerceAholic, a content brand that produces educational content for the e-commerce community.

TJ has uniquely positioned himself as a thought leader in the industry due to his mass appeal to a wide array of community members. eCommerceAholic delivers meaningful content for the up-and-coming small merchant, large enterprise, and technical audience alike. His company, Jamersan, works with merchants to help them achieve their growth goals through data analysis and store optimization.

Cornelia Cozmiuc

Cornelia is a proud Digital Marketer @ cognitiveSEO. When she is not documenting for the next amazing case study, she is probably somewhere trying out a new extreme sport such as Hang Gliding. Also, she’s an avid traveler, extreme sports enthusiast, and aspiring drum singer.

As a principal industry manager at AdRoll, Bram supports some of the largest European advertisers with their full-funnel display strategies (demand generation, prospecting, and retargeting). In order to properly measure the marketing impact of display advertising on the customer journey, an in-depth understanding of multi-touch attribution is required. In this session, Bram loves to share his knowledge and experience on attribution in order to help grow your business

One of the most highly regarded independent consultants in his industry, Kurt Elster is a Senior Ecommerce Consultant who helps Shopify merchants (like Jay Leno’s Garage) uncover hidden profits in their websites at his eCommerce agency Ethercycle. With one million downloads, Kurt is best known for hosting The Unofficial Shopify Podcast. You can learn more and subscribe to Kurt’s free newsletter at https://kurtelster.com/

Rytis Lauris

Rytis Lauris is the Co-Founder and CEO of Omnisend, the powerful marketing automation platform focused on moving ecommerce marketers beyond generic email marketing tools. 

 With Omnisend, he’s on a mission to make marketing relevant. He’s aiming to help ecommerce marketers to be more relevant to their customers by using rich data and an omnichannel approach to send highly personalized messages and generate more revenue.  

Far from his first adventure, Rytis is a successful entrepreneur, spending over 10 years building and driving startups. When his path led him to the ecommerce industry, it was a natural fit. He has shared his journey and expertise in various podcasts, interviews, and numerous ecommerce conferences, including Litmus Live and Meet Magento.  

When he’s not disrupting the ecommerce marketing world, he’s challenging himself to read a new book every week, biking to work no matter the weather, and traveling with the least amount of luggage possible.

Douglas Patfield

A digital marketing veteran, Douglas has over a decade of experience in technology and marketing. Drawing on experiences working across North American, European and Asian markets, he has built up a large network of relationships from many different spectrums of the e-commerce business and beyond.

As Manager of Global Client Services, ISP Relations and French Market Manager at ExpertSender, Douglas is responsible for ensuring people and tech meet together in an effective and efficient way to produce profitability in each office branch across the entire globe. Previous to this role, he was managing client relationships in many different fields of both affiliate and e-commerce digital marketing. At his core, he is a people person who sees the primary purpose of technology as enhancing people’s and companies’ relationships and works towards expanding this bridge in the e-commerce industry.

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