All Speakers


Andy Crestodina

Andy is a speaker, author and co-founder/strategic director for Orbit Media Studios in Chicago. Over the past 15 years, Andy has provided web strategy and advice to more than a thousand businesses. As a top-rated speaker at national conferences and as a writer for many of the biggest blogs, Andy has dedicated himself to the teaching of marketing.


Michael Aagaard

Michael Aagaard is generally known as one of the most passionate and enthusiastic people in the CRO industry. Michael is a sought after international keynote speaker and he brings his own special kind of crazy to every stage he gets on. He has worked full time with Conversion Optimization since 2008 and has helped companies all over the world create better experiences for their customers.


Robert Rose

Robert is an author, strategist and storyteller in Los Angeles. He is also Chief Strategy Officer of the Content Marketing Institute. Robert innovates creative and technical strategies for a wide variety of clientele, including AT&T, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Petco, and Caterpillar, ADP, Fairchild Semiconductor and KPMG tell their story more effectively using digital content strategies.


Amy Harrison

Amy is a professional sales copywriter, consultant and speaker from Brighton, United Kingdom. In her keynote, she will teach you to say NO to boring business content. She’s a sought-after copywriter and content-trainer who teaches businesses how to avoid drab business content and instead write copy customers love to read.


John Fimiani

John is partner and brand + strategy director at Upward Brand Interactions. He specializes in building and positioning brands with fresh ideas and effective strategies that are rooted in thorough research, drive home unique value propositions, and capture market share.

Carol Smith

Carol is Senior UX Researcher at Uber ATG and a UX mentor & speaker. She is a business-minded UX researcher who challenges teams to make data informed decisions. In her 16-year user experience design career she has successfully led research projects for large corporations, government agencies and non-profits. This experience includes conducting hundreds of user research and usability studies and managing successful teams and projects.

Adam Deardurff

Adam is a principal consultant at Cardinal Solutions. He has over a decade of digital experience grounded in uncovering user and business insights that can drive creation of meaningful products and experiences. His expertise has been leveraged by everyone from startups to global organizations in strategically building brands, content, campaigns, sites, software, and apps.

Phil Balagtas

Phil is an experience design director at McKinsey & Company working with a variety of industries to transform and enhance digital businesses and strategies. He is also the founder and organizer of the Speculative Futures meetup in San Francisco and Austin,TX and most recently organized the PRIMER conference. An educator and futurist, his events bring together design futurists from all over the world to teach and speak about strategies for designing for the future and the ethical challenges around emerging technologies.

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