As the founder and CEO of ShareASale, Brian has connected thousands of merchants and affiliates alike, ensuring mutual profitability while preserving the spirit and core values of the affiliate marketing industry. Since 2000, his leadership and vision have helped shape the industry into what it is today. ShareASale currently supports over 4,000 retailers on the ShareASale Network, working strategically with its clients, both on the advertising and publishing end, to maximize their individual potential. Brian is a three-time winner of the Affiliate Summit Pinnacle Award for Affiliate Marketing Advocate of the Year, and has served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Performance Marketing Association. In January 2017, ShareASale was acquired by global Affiliate Marketing network Awin.
Ryan Smith co-founded Qualtrics in 2002 with the goal of making sophisticated research simple. He was named to Fortune's 2016 40 Under 40, a list of the most powerful, influential, and successful young people in business, and was listed as one of Forbes 'America's Most Promising CEOs Under 35' in 2013. Ryan is a graduate of Brigham Young University and is a frequent guest lecturer at Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Business and Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.
Founded Timeslips - grew to 10m sold for 8 figures, CEO of Tony Robbins and Chet Holmes Business Breakthroughs Int'l then wrote my book: The Invisible Organization and now I build Certification Programs.
George has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the enterprise software space.
Prior to Jitterbit, George was a founding member of C3, a Tom Siebel venture focused on energy and carbon management. Previously, George was vice president of worldwide sales at Cast Iron Systems, leading global field operations for the integration appliance vendor prior to its acquisition by IBM. George has also served as regional vice president at Oracle and Siebel Systems, leading the most successful sales team in the history of the company.
RedSeal's network modeling and risk scoring platform is the foundation for enabling enterprise networks to be resilient to cyber events. Government agencies and Global 2000 companies rely on RedSeal to help them improve their overall security posture, accelerate incident response and increase the productivity of their security and network teams.
I had built a successful record label and toured the world before turning 24. Then, I was diagnosed with end stage kidney failure. Today, I run a digital agency which works with exciting early stage companies and I want to inspire people to find their purpose through the pain.
Intense, boisterous, imaginative. Brendan King, CEO of Vendasta is the innovative force of the company. Constantly in discussion with partners, Brendan is committed to finding new ways to help enhance brand awareness, increase revenue and drive down cost of acquisition. Itâ€™s his ability to look at the big picture while maintaining quality on the finest details that ensures Vendasta's success.
Matt is America's leading expert on the millennial generation, having consulted for over half of the Fortune 500. In 2002, he founded MRY, which grew to 500 employees and was acquired in 2011 by the Publicis Groupe. In 2016, Matt joined Crowdtap as CEO (a company spun-off from MRY), and has since focused on bringing Crowdtap's real-time consumer research product, Suzy, to market.
Amit is the founder and CEO of Taykey, a real-time data company. He started programming at the age of 10. After high school, he went to work developing innovative technologies for the Israeli Defense Ministry. Amit is also the founder of bWitty and I WittySearch, an award winning search engine.
As President and CEO, Alex drives Workfront's overall strategy, vision, and execution, ensuring Workfront is a dedicated partner in helping customers transform the work experience. Shootman brings over 25 years of experience in all areas of revenue and profit generation for technology organizations, with significant experience leading SaaS-based companies.
Emmanuel is the CEO of Dashlane, the world's best password manager. He has over 20 years of management experience across the technology and media sectors. Emmanuel has a Master's in Engineering from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Universite de Toulouse; he also completed the Executive Education Program at Harvard Business School.
Roy Raanani is the CEO of Chorus.ai and an engineer with a passion for business and sales. He's spent his career working with start-ups and advising technology companies on strategy and operations. Roy started his career at Bain & Company, and holds a BASc in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto, and an MBA from Stanford. He was the first hire at Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors.
Brad Palmer is the CEO and co-founder of Jostle. He has more than 30 years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams and driving the commercialization of technology businesses. Brad loves helping organizations create extraordinary workplaces by putting people at the heart of it.
Rob is the Chief Executive Officer of Coupa, and drives the company's strategy and execution. Rob has over two decades experience in the business software industry. He came to Coupa from SuccessFactors, where he ran Global Product Marketing & Management, as a member of the executive management team, as the company scaled from an early start up to a successful public company. Prior to that, Rob directed Product Management at Siebel Systems, where he helped build Siebel ERM into one of the company's fastest growing product lines. Rob also did a stint in management consulting at McKinsey & Company, and spent four years at Accenture, where he focused on global SAP systems implementations.
Rob is a guest lecturer at Harvard and Stanford business schools, and a frequent contributor to Forbes and Fortune magazines. He can often be heard providing commentary on major news channels including Bloomberg and NPR. Rob earned a BS in Information Systems from the State University of New York at Albany and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Scot is the CEO & Co-Founder of Classy, a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising tools for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate global social impact. Since 2011, fundraising on the Classy platform has doubled each yearâ€”resulting in thousands of nonprofits collectively raising over half a billion dollars.
Adam Toll was set on solving a big problem for video gamers: internet lag. Adam invented Haste with cofounder Taric Mirza, which uses next-generation network software that reduces lag and improves overall network stability. Adam was the first Haste investor and previously Co-Founder and COO of BigChampagne.
Shawn Riegsecker founded Centro in 2001 intent on building software to eliminate operational inefficiencies, solve growing complexity and fragmentation challenges, and help marketers make smarter decisions. He has built Centro into one of the largest providers of media operations software and managed services in the industry.
Rob is a former medical doctor turned Internet entrepreneur who is now running Timedoctor.com and Staff.com. He is from Sydney Australia and has grown to love all things SaaS.
Tyson Quick is a digital marketing wiz whoâ€™s focused on perfecting the landing page optimization process. Tyson founded Instapage in 2012 after seeing how marketers were losing money in wasted ad spend. His vision since then has been to create a landing page platform that maximizes returns through advertising personalization.
Eric Esfahanian is CRO of Gryphon Networks, a Boston-based Saas company that specializes in driving phone-based sales effectiveness for large distributed sales teams. With over 30 design and process patents covering every aspect of advanced telephony, Gryphon counts ADT, Sprint, Santander, and New York Life among over 700 enterprise clients.
Vitaly is a co-founder of StackAdapt, a venture-backed advertising technology company that helps brands accelerate customer acquisition. StackAdapt was named Top 20 Most Innovative Emerging companies in Canada in 2017 by CIX. StackAdapt was a part of STARTUP 50 of Canadaâ€™s Top New Growth Companies in 2017 by CanadianBusiness.
With over 20 years of executive-level experience, Rick has a unique vantage point on the business shift to ecommerce, asserting that business society is still very early in the transition to ecommerce, with less than 10% of retail and even less of B2B transactions currently conducted in online commerce.