Binge Marketing isn’t a typical conference. In fact, it’s more of an UN-conference.
We’ve assembled an all-star team of keynote speakers, authors and top-tier communications leaders to steer and create topics of discussion in real-time. We will have a world-class facilitator who will keep participants motivated, challenged and stimulated every minute of the day.
We also have attendees from companies like IBM, Stubhub, eBay, Polycom, Verizon, Amobee and DraftKings to name a few. Don't miss your chance to rub elbows at this 75-person event, designed for you to meet, strategize and work side-by-side with these thought-leaders.
Charlene Li, Principal Analyst at Altimeter, a Prophet company
Charlene Li is the Principal Analyst at Altimeter, a Prophet company, and the author of five books, including the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership and the co-author of the critically acclaimed book, Groundswell. She was the Founder and CEO of Altimeter Group prior to its joining Prophet.
Charlene is frequently quoted by leading media channels such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, and The Associated Press. She has shared her insights on 60 Minutes, The McNeil NewsHour, ABC News, CNN, and CNBC. A highly sought-after public speaker, Charlene has inspired a wide audience as the keynote at conferences such as the World Business Forum, World Economic Forum, American Society of Association Executives, South by Southwest, and Web 2.0.
Charlene is a graduate of Harvard Business School and received a magna cum laude degree from Harvard College and lives in San Francisco with her husband and two teenagers.. You can follow her blog at charleneli.com/blog and connect with her on Twitter @charleneli.
Cameron Craig, Head of Global Corporate Communications at Polycom
Cameron is a seasoned communications professional with extensive experience working with global technology brands. He worked with Apple for 10 years during the company’s dramatic turnaround period under Steve Jobs. Later, he lead communications efforts for Yahoo!, PayPal and Visa. Before joining the corporate world, Cameron was a tour publicist for music legend Johnny Cash. Originally from Sydney, Australia, he now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Danielle and kids Isabel and William.
Currently Cameron is head of global corporate communications for Polycom in San Jose, CA. He is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fortune, Business Insider, The Huffington Post and PR Daily. He is also an active member of the Forbes Communications Council, an invitation-only organization for communications, public relations, public affairs and media relations executives. Follow him on Twitter @Cam_CommsGuy or LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronrcraig
Dorie Clark, Marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review
Dorie Clark is an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine, one of the Top 10 Business Books of the Year by Forbes, and was a Washington Post bestseller.
A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, the New York Times described her as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, and Entrepreneur.
Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Clark is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank.
George Faulkner, Global Lead of Social Brand Marketing & Communications at IBM
George Faulkner has had various roles at IBM in media research, internal communications, and external relations. He has participated in many print and web projects throughout my time with the company and helped shape and drive IBM's social media initiatives and strategies.
Over the past 10 years, he has held a number of positions in social leadership within marketing and communications. He is currently the global lead for social brand marketing with a focus on engagement, interactions and branded content, which includes overseeing our enterprise social strategy, our social brand channel strategy, and social content strategy. This work is based out of the IBM Studio in NYC.
As a former professional musician he continues to dabble in writing, recording and occasionally releasing music through his small record label, Bolt Records.
Johnna Hoff, Director, Communications, StubHub
As director of communications for StubHub, Johnna Hoff leads StubHub’s external communications strategies and storytelling across North America and Latin America. In this role, Johnna drives proactive strategies that establish the StubHub brand as a destination for inspiring events and experiences, positions the executive leadership team as experts in the live events and ecommerce industries, and engages consumers to lead richer, fuller lives by experiencing live events.
Johnna joined StubHub in February 2016, after six-and-one-half years with StubHub’s parent company, eBay, where she built communications plans in increasingly senior roles to announce eBay’s entry into Russia, Brazil and Mexico, to drive media relations around business efforts and technology innovations, and to develop positive external profiles for executive leaders.
Johnna joined eBay in November 2009 from Denver, Colorado, where she spent 11 years with U S West and Qwest Communications (now Century Link), a U.S.-based telecommunications company. At U S West/Qwest, Johnna held various roles including marketing communications, advertising, strategy, employee communications and headquarters spokesperson.
Over the course of her career, Johnna has focused especially on ecommerce and other technologies, placing business-impacting stories with outlets around the world and creating campaigns that bring shopping and services to life for consumers.
Johnna graduated summa cum laude from the University of Denver, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications.
Adele Cehrs, Founder and CEO Epic PR Group
Adele Cehrs is the author of Spike Your Brand ROI, has more than 20 years' experience in the PR and marketing industry. She is a contributor to Inc.com and the Wall Street Journal Crisis of the Week column. She is a frequent media commentator on CNN and MSNBC for her real-time analysis of corporate communications.
Cehrs has served as a strategist, corporate counsel, and crisis-management adviser for clients such as Yum Brands, ASAE, Johnson & Johnson, Lockheed Martin and Verizon.
Before starting her own company, she was an executive at top PR firms in Manhattan and K Street. She served as a spokesperson for companies such as DuPont, 1-800-Flowers, and DirecTV. She lives in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two children. She started her career as a journalist at George Magazine and Gannett.
Cehrs is a sought-after speaker and has keynoted at conferences for United Nations, American Counseling Association and the International Digital Summit.
Jason Alderman, Senior Vice President, DraftKings
Jason Alderman is a Senior Vice President, directing the high-profile company’s external and internal communications, along with its corporate social responsibility programs.
Previously, Alderman served as a Vice President at Visa Inc. managing the company’s global public affairs operation. There, he oversaw an international team that enhanced Visa’s corporate reputation and freedom to operate.
In addition to DraftKings and Visa, Alderman’s professional history includes a unique range of experiences, from handling communications for Pacific Gas and Electric Company (one of America's largest utilities) to working in public service as a Congressional staffer on the House Appropriations Committee and as the legislative director for the late Rep. Sidney Yates of Illinois. During his time in Washington, D.C., Alderman helped oversee multi-billion dollar budgets for the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Smithsonian Institution.
Alderman is a frequent speaker at international conferences, has been cited in numerous academic and media reports, and co-founded the Bay Area Center for Voting Research think tank. When not at work, he is an avid film lover and stoic Chicago Cubs fan.
Jonathan Gardner, Global Vice President, Amobee
Jonathan Gardner is vice president of communications at Amobee (formerly Turn), one of the world’s largest independent global marketing technology and services providers.
He has led marketing and communications for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises -- in the U.S., EMEA and APAC. Find him on Twitter: @thejongardner.
Jason Moriber, Director of Corporate Messaging & Reputation, Verizon
A strategy-driven creative professional, most of Jason's efforts have been to design next-generation teams and processes for communications & insights programs for tech companies, cause/social impact organizations and start-ups. Think of him as a visionary COO, a structured Futurist or an Entrepreneur-in-Residence.
He's currently working within the Verizon communications team, leading Corporate Messaging and Reputation, charged with developing a new model for corporate and brand communications.
Michael "Coop" Cooper, Executive Coach, Advisor & Facilitator
Michael O. “Coop” Cooper is an internationally recognized executive coach, advisor, facilitator and trainer who specializes in working with executive teams to develop the leadership skills, alignment and strategies to grow and thrive in a constantly changing environment.
Coop has 23 years of experience as a coach, management consultant, strategist and project leader with Fortune 1000 companies and small businesses in over 20 countries. Coop is a contributor to Fast Company, Inc., Entrepreneur and Wired Innovations. He was the founding president of the International Association of Coaching, has served on the faculty of Sony leadership programs, CoachVille, Thomas Leonard School of Coaching and the Graduate School of Coaching.
He completed coach training at Coach U, CoachVille and the School of Shadow Coaching. He received an MBA from the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University with a concentration in Information Systems and a special emphasis in Global Strategic Management and degrees in History, Communications Studies and Technology Education at Virginia Tech. In 2017 he was a recipient with team at Stamen Design to receive the National Design Award in Interaction Design from the Smithsonian / Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum.
He received the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2006 from the City of San Francisco where he lives with his partner and dog. He is an active supporter of the arts and Burning Man community.
Rebecca Dishotsky is Senior Director of Employee Communications at eBay
Rebecca Dishotsky is passionate about working with leaders to drive employee engagement. Currently working with eBay’s CTO and the engineers inventing the future of the company, she’s worked in every area of the business including founding the employee communications function at PayPal in 2007.
Earlier, Rebecca enjoyed a 14-year career in the public sector including local and federal government and political campaigns.
Brian Carter, Best Selling Author and Speaker
Brian Carter is the #1 bestselling author of The Like Economy, LinkedIn for Business, Facebook Marketing, and The Cowbell Principle. He is respected as an international authority on how organizations can generate bigger business results. Brian pioneers and executes results-focused strategies and tactics. In 2011, Brian and his students were the first to achieve and publish case studies of Facebook marketing sales and profits at a time when most marketers believed Facebook profits were impossible.
His clients achieve results 50% to 400% above average. Over the last several years, he has again thrilled the industry by proving Facebook marketing also works well for B2B.