October 6th, 2017 – Key West, Florida

Attend the Southernmost SEO/SEM Conference in the U.S.

Imagine being surrounded by peers as talented and successful as you with ample time to connect professionally, personally, and experience something incredible. Key West Summit is a celebration of digital marketers and SEO professionals that happens annually in historic Key West Florida! We bring the brightest minds and latest trends in search marketing for an action-packed day of learning!

Your social and professional network grows immediately with far more power than exchanging business cards at some convention. Our attendees, they are anything but ordinary. They are incredibly intelligent. They are innovative. And they are all dedicated to the craft.

Join our amazing network of professionals and bring back actionable insights to your organization. Attend Key West Summit and experience something different.
 

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Raj Nijjer - Yext

Raj Nijjer – YEXT

As Vice President of Community, Raj Nijjer oversees community development at Yext, a global Digital Location Management leader based in New York. Raj is also the GM of GeoMarketing.com, a leading daily source for location marketing news for marketing professionals.

Prior to joining Yext, Raj managed GoDaddy’s online presence and commerce division, growing it into a $100m+ business. While at GoDaddy for nine years, Raj held multiple leadership roles launching new and innovative products resulting in over twenty patents filed and nine issued. A startup fan and digital media zealot, Raj is an angel investor and advisor to multiple startups.

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Seth Besmertnik

Conductor


Since co-founding the company, Seth has captained Conductor through multiple financing rounds and extraordinary growth, including being ranked Inc's 13th fastest growing software company and Crain's Best Place to Work in New York for 6 years running. Today, Conductor is the market-leading Content Intelligence platform. Conductor's forward-thinking customers include global brands like Citibank and Sealed Air, emerging leaders like Birchbox and JustFab, and leading agencies like iProspect and Acronym.

Seth regularly presents at industry events as an expert in customer-first marketing and guest lectures on entrepreneurship at universities. Seth was selected as a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He tweets at @besmertnik and writes on the Conductor Blog.

Veronica Romney

Losomo Inc.


Veronica Romney serves as President and Co-Founder of LoSoMo Inc, a digital marketing agency specializing in location-based business organizations. In this role, she oversees the company’s full scope of marketing products including the company's Website Design & Development, SEO, Paid Search, Social Media services, Email Marketing, Reputation management, and more.

Prior to starting LoSoMo, Romney spent more than eight years supporting the client services, account management, and business development divisions for several industry-leading internet marketing organizations, most recently in the multi-family and commercial real estate industry. Her current client list includes Greystar Real Estate Management, College Hunks and Hauling Junk, GameTruck, Florida Atlantic University, and more.

Krista Seiden

Google


Krista Seiden is an Analytics Advocate for Google, advocating for all things data, web, mobile, optimization and more. Keynote speaker, practitioner, writer on Analytics and Optimization, and passionate supporter of #WomenInAnalytics. She holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a marketing certification from the Wharton Business School. You can follow her blog at www.kristaseiden.com and on twitter @kristaseiden.

Duane Forrester

Yext


Prior to becoming the VP of Industry Insights for Yext, Duane Forrester accumulated over 20 years’ experience in the search and social fields. He is the author of How To Make Money With Your Blog and Turn Clicks Into Customers, through McGraw-Hill. Along the way, Duane has worked in marketing & PR with Caesar’s Palace, run his own websites, communities and consultancy, worked for small and enterprise publishers online.

Past work included almost 9 years with Microsoft and Bing where he helped run their Webmaster Tools program, as well as the SEO program at MSN. In between the bookends of Yext and Bing, Duane ran operation for Bruce Clay, Inc., one of the oldest names in digital marketing.

For several years, Duane's focus included writing for SearchEngineLand.com, moderating in the original SearchEngineForums.com and being a Board member with SEMPO, where he founded the InHouse Committee and SEMPO’s annual Industry Salary Survey.

Jordan Silton

Apartments.com


Jordan Silton is the Director, SEO Marketing at CoStar Group, where he leads the search engine optimization (SEO) practice for the Apartments.com Network of sites including Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com and WestsideRentals.com.

Jordan is an accomplished digital marketing professional who has crafted and executed SEO and digital media strategies for clients such as Alston & Bird, AT&T U-verse, Atlanta Ballet, Ashton Woods Homes, Cartoon Network, Emory University, GameStop, Kimberly-Clark, Lowe's, NASCAR and Zaxby’s.

Jordan holds a degree in Marketing and Organization & Management from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School with a minor in Theater Studies.

Purna Virji

Bing


Named by PPC Hero as the #1 most influential PPC Expert in the world, Purna specializes in SEM, SEO and future search trends. With over a decade in search, she is a regular keynote speaker at conferences across the globe such as MozCon and Hero Conf and is a columnist for Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch.

An award-winning former journalist, Purna was the CEO of Purview Marketing prior to joining the Bing Ads team. In her spare time, she’s an avid traveler, aspiring top chef and amateur knitter. Say hello @purnavirji

Adam Singer

Google


Adam Singer is Analytics Advocate at Google, a marketing, media and PR industry speaker, startup adviser and blogger. He previously was digital director for a 300+ person global consulting team and over the course of his career has provided online marketing strategy for B2B & B2C brands in a variety of industries including marketing technology, healthcare, manufacturing, advertising/subscription-based web startups, and much in between. Singer and his campaigns have been cited by top media outlets such as TechCrunch, AdWeek, NY Times and more for creative use of digital marketing and PR. Singer blogs at The Future Buzz – an award-winning blog with more than 25K subscribers and frequently-referenced source of what’s new in digital marketing.

Gianluca Fiorelli

Strategic and International SEO Consultant & The Inbounder founder


Gianluca Fiorelli is a senior Strategic SEO specialized in International SEO.

In 2004, after 10 years working in the Italian audiovisual industry (where he became director of programming of thematic channels of cinema and television series), unforeseen circumstances of life led Gianluca to change completely of professional course, to discover in marketing Digital and specialize in Search Marketing.

Throughout these years, Gianluca has had the privilege of working with clients such as Wordreference.com, Bwin, Piktochart, Dohop.com, Lladró, Palladium Hotel Group, Chess.com, Idealista, Emagister and Pixmania, which are only a few of the corporations, startups and small to medium business companies he has contributed growing online.

Very well know in the Search Marketing community for his uninterested pleasure in sharing knowledge, Gianluca is Global Moz Associate, blogger for Stateofdigital.com and the founder of The Inbounder (http://theinbounder.com), an advanced digital marketing conference, held in Valencia and, in smaller versions, In other cities throughout the world.

Martijn Scheijbeler

Postmates


Martijn Scheijbeler, works on Growth & SEO for Postmates, making sure that you get the products you want through on-demand delivery. He’s passionate about Growth, SEO, Product Marketing, Web Analytics and CRO. Prior to Postmates he was leading marketing at The Next Web and Springest. Follow him on Twitter @MartijnSch or read his blog.

William Sears

LinkedIn


William leads SEO on the Growth team at LinkedIn. In addition to SEO, he uses other digital marketing channels including social media, content marketing, and app store optimization. He spent the prior six years leading a cross-functional digital marketing team at the Walt Disney Company for Disney Interactive's portfolio of websites and games, and ESPN's website.

Jim Christian

Blush Digital


Jim is CEO & Founding Member of BLUSH Digital, a boutique agency focused on helping enterprise-level companies with SEO. With a rock solid team behind his back Jim successfully launched BLUSH in late 2014, and he’s never looked back!

Jim is also the lead SEO for GoDaddy Inc. spanning almost a decade. Jim played an instrumental role in bringing the company public and globalizing the company’s breadth of websites in 2014. Jim is an avid inventor and holds six SEO related patents that have made it easier for SMB’s to be successful online.

Jim owes his existence in the SEO industry to a small ISP in Orange County California where he created and optimized websites for SMB’s back in 1999. When he’s not optimizing sites, Jim spends time with his wife and three daughters. He’s also an avid wine, cheese and bread maker. You can usually find him at home manning the pizza oven and delivering goodies to his neighbors!

Marty Weintraub

aimClear


Marty is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and musician. He founded aimClear®, a future-forward digital marketing agency dominant in audience targeting, customer acquisition and classic creative values. Entrepreneur Magazine attributed Marty's success to his "Unique persona that is instantly recognizable." He has been described as "not your typical agency type," a "social media maverick," "Foodie-Yelp addict" and "more innovator than follower."

After guiding aimClear to Inc. 500/5000 status in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 (fastest growing privately held US companies) Marty continues to travel, evangelize and advise aimClear's agency vision, services and content. aimClear was thrice named a top 100 workplace by Minnesota Business Magazine. Marty was thrice honored as a "Top 25 Most Influential PPC Expert," a TCB Top 100 People To Know in 2016 and claimed the coveted 2013 "US Search Personality Of The Year" tiara. He is a perennial judge and presenter at The US Search Awards and European Search Awards. aimClear won multiple 2015 US Search Awards including "Best Use Of Social In A Search Campaign."

A fixture on the international conference circuit, Marty has appeared in front of hundreds of international search & social marketing conference audiences, from Jerusalem to Sydney. Career credits include Firestone, Airbnb, Dell, Eurail, Amazon, Martha Stewart Omni, Intel, Travelocity, Macy’s, eBay, GoDaddy, 3M, SecondLife, Siemens, Victaulic, The Washington Post and numerous others.

Marty's Wiley/Sybex books, "Killer Facebook Ads" and "The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success" are critically acclaimed. He has been cited & quoted in respected publications including WSJ, Forbes, Inc. MediaPost & Adage. aimClear Blog is well regarded, having been cited as a Technorati Top 10 Small Business Blogs, Cison Top Ten Social Media Blogs and PRWeb’s 25 Essential Public Relations Blogs You Should Be Reading.