The lead industry’s top experts are your instructors at the world’s only super show on the entire lead-gen ecosystem. This year’s speaking faculty is headlined by keynoters from Google and Acclaimed Author, Dave Frankland, and backed up with speakers from such companies as Ellie Mae, Noodle, SmartFinancial, SAP, and many more to be announced soon.
Don Batsford, Jr.
Head of Industry
Co-Founder & CEO
VP Product Marketing
Southern New Hampshire University
Gordon Brott Growth Marketing
Senior Growth Marketing Manager
Aaron Christopher (A.C.) Evans
Founder and CEO
Moderator: SMS & Call Marketing: 2020 Best PracticesA thought leader in drip marketing, conversational messaging, and lead follow-up campaign methodologies. The founder and CEO of Drips.com. A.C.'s consultancy company builds, manages, and runs automated voice, sms, and email drip marketing campaigns. They convert more leads to calls with powerful human backed A.I. chat bots. Drips is disrupting the status quo of predictive robo dialers and call centers. Drips provides a better user experience for the end consumers, while simultaneously raising client's contact and closing rates.
3 Ships Digital
Zach is a “digital lifer.” He started New Media Campaigns, a web and application development firm, as an undergraduate and published his first research paper on social media well before Facebook was public or Instagram existed. He has worked with leading private equity firms and more than 25 private equity-backed clients, advising CEOs, senior marketers and company leadership on digital strategy. Zach has written for The Hotline, authored three books, published numerous articles on digital media, has appeared on CNN, MSNBC and FOX News, and graced the cover of Business North Carolina Magazine when Three Ships won the 2016 Small Business of the Year award. He holds an MBA with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a BA from UNC Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Chief Legal & Privacy Officer
Moderator: SMS & Call Marketing: 2020 Best PracticesMarty Collins is the Chief Legal & Privacy Officer at QuinStreet. Prior to joining QuinStreet Mr. Collins served as Vice President of Corporate Development at Bloom Energy, a distributed energy provider. Prior to that, Mr. Collins was the General Counsel and head of internal audit at Novellus Systems. He was also previously in charge of M&A and corporate and securities matters for Oracle Corporation’s legal department. Mr. Collins received his law degree from Georgetown and his B.A from Williams College.
Head of Brand Studio
Lilit works closely with company leadership on long-term strategy execution, oversees the company’s business development, and maintains relationships with key clients.
She has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies in her career. She received her B.B.A. from Woodbury University and received her Masters of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California.
VP, Strategic Partnerships & Affiliates
Freedom Financial Network
Dave currently serves as a leader in Winterberry Group’s consulting practice, where he leverages his extensive experience in assessing market trends, evaluating technology solutions, and identifying growth opportunities. As a former Chief Strategy Officer of Selligent Marketing Cloud and former VP and Research Director at Forrester Research, Dave has helped executives at hundreds of companies to develop business, customer, and organizational strategies.
VP, Business Development & External Affairs
Veterans United Home Loans
Transformhomepro.com (Sears Home Improvement)
Spring Venture Group
Chris empowers decision making and embracing an entrepreneurial spirit through constant improvement and innovation. This vision is at the core of Spring Venture Group’s tremendous success and has set the standard for our company culture.
EVP, Business and Corporate Development
At Modernize, Alan is responsible for driving revenue expansion and strategic partnerships including relationships with financing entities. Since Modernize focuses on finding homeowners with large projects in roofing, windows, solar and HVAC, access to and interactions with friction-free lending partners is a critical component of the successful remodeling project journey.
ClearVoice, a Fiverr Company
Chief Creative Officer
VP of Growth & Strategy
Digital Media Solutions
Moderator: SMS & Call Marketing: 2020 Best PracticesGregg is the CEO of Invoca, where his focus on customer success, innovation, and a culture of continuous improvement has led the company to unprecedented growth. Previously, Gregg led Salesforce Marketing Cloud’s social marketing product line, where he integrated $1 billion worth of M&A investments into the Salesforce product portfolio. He also drove product strategy and development for Salesforce Chatter and was a consultant at Boston Consulting Group earlier in his career. He graduated from Stanford University and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.
VP of Marketing Strategy
Guaranteed Rate Inc.
Partner and Chair of Financial Services Practices Group
Carlson & Messer LLP
Moderator: TCPA: Litigation and Compliance in 2020David Kaminski is the Chair of the Consumer Financial Services law practice at Carlson & Messer LLP in Los Angeles. He represents mobile marketers, lead generators/sellers, and creditors in the defense of claims brought under the TCPA and all federal and state consumer protection statutes. He manages the nationwide litigation for numerous mobile marketers and creditors and has helped shaped the law affecting their rights throughout the US. He also provides compliance and training advice and successfully defends clients against regulatory actions brought by federal (FCC/FTC) and state regulators.
Over The Top Marketing
Since its inception, Over The Top Marketing has taken the industry by storm by adding clients of all sizes including Fortune 100 companies down to the local mom and pop shops. Mark runs the daily operations of Over The Top and is hands on with every client and every campaign.
Director of Strategic Development
VP of Marketing and Digital Strategy
Ai Media Group and "A Shark's Perspective"
Managing Partner and Chief Marketing Officer
Kevin Lord Barry
Founder & CEO
Senior Vice President - Strategic Partnerships
LightStream, a SunTrust Company
COO and Co-Founder
Originally from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Bas moved to New York in 2007 to manage the marketing department at 2waytraffic mobile USA where he was responsible for devising online and mobile marketing strategies.
In 2010, Bas co-founded PX, together with Frans van Hulle, with the idea to develop a revolutionary customer acquisition platform that automates and optimizes performance-based marketing processes, creates overall higher lead quality, and improves efficiency.
Perry is a graduate of South Dakota State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in communications and theatre.
Owner and Principal Consultant
SDP Solutions, LLC
VP, CRM Sales
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
SVP of Product & Sales
CORE Digital Media
Co-Founder & CEO
SVP, Strategic Partnerships
Executive UX Strategist
Human Factors International
Senior Copywriting Manager
Founder & CEO
Moderator: SMS & Call Marketing: 2020 Best PracticesRoss Shanken is a digital technology thought leader, and patent holder who founded Jornaya (originally LeadiD) in 2011 after 13 years at TARGUSinfo. Jornaya is the consumer journey insights platform that provides marketers, data analysts, and compliance professionals with the highest-resolution view of the consumer buying journey. Ross spends his time collaborating with customers, advisors, and thought leaders to evolve Jornaya’s platform to best serve the digital marketing ecosystem.
Senior Marketing Director
His approach to growing organizations and ecosystems put a strong emphasis on partnerships; whether that be with customers, channel partners or vendor relationships, his believe and results show that working towards a win-win solution sustains long-term growth.
Seth van der Swaagh
Industry Director, Advertising Sales
Prior to Google, Seth worked in business development for an IT start-up in San Francisco, and was an educator in the Connecticut public school system as well as a private Mexican school system.
Seth holds a BA from Brown University and MBA and MIS degrees from Boston University. He lives in Concord, MA with his wife Gemma and their 3 sons.
Growth Marketing Manager / SEO
President & General Counsel