Daniel Riveong

Daniel Riveong is the Head of Search Marketing for e-Storm International, an interactive agency, where he has lead and managed search marketing campaigns for Hewlett-Packard, Wells Fargo & Co, Hoffman Agency, Sutter Home Winery and National University among many others.

Daniel Riveong has nearly ten years of experience in the online marketing space, running from the full gamut of online design to viral marketing. His current focus is in executing an integrated approach to search (PPC and SEO) and social media marketing campaigns.

He works as the Head of Search Marketing for e-Storm International, an interactive agency, where he has lead and managed search marketing campaigns for Hewlett-Packard, Wells Fargo & Co, Hoffman Agency, Sutter Home Winery and National University among many others.

When he’s not thinking about marketing, he enjoys good bourbon, reading up on Russian literature and eating chicken fried steak at Orphan Andy’s in San Francisco.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations (Security Studies) from San Francisco State University.

Ben Bajarin

Since joining Creative Strategies in 2000 Ben has researched the global transition from analog to digital in consumer technologies and entertainment media. He has focused on projects and developed strategies in the markets of the digital home ecosystem, mobile computing, digital lifestyle and interactive entertainment, trying to understand how and why consumers will use new digital technologies in their everyday lives. His expertise is in understanding the Gen X and Millenial consumers and their present and future demands for technology. His research and strategic work spans digital entertainment and media, brand marketing and awareness, and consumer products and services. Ben manages Creative Strategies digital electronics and digital home research center where the impacts of many digital home and digital lifestyle technologies are studied. His current and past clients have included Sony, HP, Dell, Toshiba, Philips, Palm, NVIDIA and Microsoft to name a few. He speaks regularly at industry events, appears frequently on technology radio shows and has regular television appearances on BNN and NBC.

Ben started his career in technology in 1995 by starting a company that developed web based solutions for local business and consulted with them on how to use the Internet affectively as a sales and marketing tool. After college he then went on to work at Cypress Semiconductor implementing web based solutions to streamline inter-department communication and efficiency. After leaving Cypress he joined Valley Credit Union as their webmaster tasked with developing and implementing their online banking strategy. After Valley CU he joined a startup called WebAgencies and was the director of Internet Operations for 13 Month’s before joining Creative Strategies.

Amielle Lake

Amielle is the CEO and Co-Founder of tagga.com a mobile bookmarking platform that let’s anyone tagg real world items and web snippets to their mobile phone. Like any startup CEO, she handles many hats, including putting together IKEA furniture and ensuring that there is enough Red Rave energy drinks in the fridge for the dev squad. Prior to founding Tagga, Amielle was a marketing and corporate development executive active in the investment, mining and software market sectors. Her expertise lie in working with small companies to develop marketing and growth plans and then devise means to capitalize them. Amielle is also a published author. Her book, The Elephant Hunters, is about how social interactions determine outcomes in the finance world. The book is now available for pre-order at BarnesandNoble.com.

Trisha Lyn Fawver

Trisha Lyn Fawver is the Director of Affiliate Marketing for New Edge Media, managing affiliate marketing relationships as well as email marketing campaigns. She is well known around the web as TrishaLyn, and blogs on performance marketing and social media at TrishaLyn.com.

Rob Key

Rob Key is the CEO and founder of Converseon, an agency specializing in Web 2.0 marketing for brands.

Formerly head of the Innovations Group at a division of Young & Rubicam and member of the WPP.com board, Rob founded Converseon in 2001 to provide new, innovative communication solutions designed to help companies meet their business objectives in a digital environment.

Rob’s twenty years of experience spans public relations, reputation management, search marketing, affiliate marketing and online media/advertising, which has convinced him that markets clearly are “conversations” that require new ways of communicating. He has been involved in digital marketing since 1995.

Rob is a frequent speaker at a range of leading industry conferences, including Affiliate Summit and Jupiter Media’s Search Engine Strategies Conferences (SES), to help evangelize his message of creative communications innovation.

Stephanie Agresta

Stephanie Agresta has been a leader in Internet marketing for over 12 years. She launched her New York City career at iVillage, where she managed relationships with premier online merchants such as Amazon and J.Crew. She later took on a high-profile role managing Barnes & Noble.com’s affiliate program and business development partnerships. Stephanie’s career is also highlighted by her re-launch of Register.com’s LinkShare program, which resulted in exponential sales growth. Subsequently she served as Director of Business Development for SpaFinder, the spa industry’s leading magazine. Stephanie then expanded into the real estate arena, taking the position of Director of Internet Marketing for Foxtons, a leading international brokerage serving major markets in the U.S. and U.K. She also launched the Affiliate Marketing division of Commerce360, developing and managing all affiliate business for the company. As a recognized expert on online marketing and web2.0 strategies, Stephanie has sat on numerous industry panels, spoken at trade shows, and been quoted in major publications such as Crain’s Business News, Realtor Magazine, Revenue and ClickZ. A tireless networker and mentor, Stephanie also founded the Jersey Shore Chapter of Webgrrls, an international organization for professional women in new media and technology. She holds a B.A. from Luther College and a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota. At the helm of Stephanie Agresta Consulting, Stephanie is advantageously poised to provide her clients with personal attention and unparalleled expertise.

Stephanie Agresta

Stephanie Agresta has been a leader in Internet marketing for over 12 years. She launched her New York City career at iVillage, where she managed relationships with premier online merchants such as Amazon and J.Crew. She later took on a high-profile role managing Barnes & Noble.com’s affiliate program and business development partnerships. Stephanie’s career is also highlighted by her re-launch of Register.com’s LinkShare program, which resulted in exponential sales growth. Subsequently she served as Director of Business Development for SpaFinder, the spa industry’s leading magazine. Stephanie then expanded into the real estate arena, taking the position of Director of Internet Marketing for Foxtons, a leading international brokerage serving major markets in the U.S. and U.K. She also launched the Affiliate Marketing division of Commerce360, developing and managing all affiliate business for the company. As a recognized expert on online marketing and web2.0 strategies, Stephanie has sat on numerous industry panels, spoken at trade shows, and been quoted in major publications such as Crain’s Business News, Realtor Magazine, Revenue and ClickZ. A tireless networker and mentor, Stephanie also founded the Jersey Shore Chapter of Webgrrls, an international organization for professional women in new media and technology. She holds a B.A. from Luther College and a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota. At the helm of Stephanie Agresta Consulting, Stephanie is advantageously poised to provide her clients with personal attention and unparalleled expertise.

Matt Goddard

Matt Goddard is the co-founder and CEO of R2integrated (R2i), an award winning digital marketing firm with unique expertise in social media, RIA and the complex technologies required for content, brand distribution and targeted customer engagement in today’s digital marketplace. R2i creates and deploys digital marketing campaigns, serving a distinguished local and international clientele that includes such brands as Black & Decker, Texas Instruments and GemStarTV Guide.

Matt’s understanding of social network theory is frequently called upon by R2i clients and partners as they develop their short and long term strategic plans. Prior to his work with R2i, Matt was co-founder of Impreza, a leading digital marketing and technology firm. After the acquisition of Impreza by Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI), Matt began Round 2 Communications (R2). Building on his expertise with creative services, brand strategy, and online communications, R2 would also incorporate next-generation Web 2.0 methods and technologies to engage an increasingly media-dispersed population.

Matt is also responsible for R2 ventures, a division of R2i that makes equity investments in start-up companies launching unique and innovative technologies.