Our Presenters

 


Kip Knight


 

About Kip

Kip Knight is a 30-year marketing veteran who spent 10 years in brand management at P&G and went on to be a marketing leader and general manager with Pepsico International (including CMO at Taco Bell) as well as the head of international marketing at eBay. He’s also currently the Dean of the US Marketing College with the US State Department. Kip has conducted training seminars and given speeches around the world on a variety of marketing topics, including social media trends, and is consistently one of the top rated presenters and instructors at these events. Kip lives and works in Silicon Valley and has a front row seat to the latest and greatest developments in Social Media, which he’s incorporated into this exciting, innovative seminar.

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Dave Evans


 

About Dave

Dave is a frequent keynoter and speaker, and is the author of “Social Media Marketing: An Hour a Day,” a hands-on guide to the implementation and measurement of social media as part of an integrated marketing program. He has worked with the advertising agency GSD&M and its clients including Southwest Airlines, AARP, Wal-Mart, and the PGA TOUR; and was also a Product Manager with Progressive Insurance. Dave cofounded Digital Voodoo, a technology consultancy, in 1994. He holds a B.S. in physics and mathematics from the State University of New York/College at Brockport and has served on the Advisory Board with ad:tech and the Measurement and Metrics Council with WOMMA.

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Erin Eschen


 

About Erin

Erin Eschen is a new media marketing strategist specializing in Social Media Marketing, pay Per Click (PPC) advertising, Search Engine Optmization (SEO) and Web design for conversion. Erin is the Online & Social Media Marketing Manager at Perficient, Inc., a publicly traded national IT consulting firm bases in St. Louis, MO. As Director of Online Marketing at Network Solutions for several years, Erin oversaw the optmization of hundreds of e-commerce and lead generation Web sites resulting in thousands of top ten search engine rankings.

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Dave Wallinga


 

About Dave

As founder and president of three different digital marketing agencies, Dave has been developing and executing digital marketing strategies since the beginning. In fact, when DNA New Media Group was created in 1994, it was one of the first interactive agencies in North America. His more than 25 years of experience in marketing and organizational communications includes a wide range of strategy development and implementation for company, brand and product launches; integrated and digital marketing campaigns; sales support and organization communication for some of the world's leading brands including Ameritech, BP, Business Objects, Chicago Board of Trade, Citibank, eBay, FedEx, Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Intel, McDonald's, Oracle, Sara Lee, Square D, UPS and YUM Brands. Dave has helped clients ranging from the American Cancer Society to Britney Spears develop and execute social media strategies.

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Andrea Cherng


 

About Andrea

Andrea helps clients build their brands though high-impact social media and marketing strategies as Vice President of Planning and Development for KnightVision Marketing, a Silicon Valley consulting firm. Andrea's clients include a leading fast casual restaurant chain, a New York Times best-selling author, a category leader in financial services, a next-generation medical device company, and a new premium, specialty food brand. Andrea graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and with honors from Duke Law School. She is also a member of the California bar.

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