Reggie Brady is President of Reggie Brady Marketing Solutions, a digital consultancy that focuses primarily on email marketing. She helps companies build, execute and analyze their customer acquisition and retention strategies and improve their Return on Investment. Over her career she has helped hundreds of top companies across the country achieve success in their online marketing efforts.
She is a leading authority on Internet marketing, bringing over twenty years of “hands on” marketing expertise. Her book, Cybermarketing: Your Interactive Marketing Consultant, was published by NTC and she was a contributor to Net Success: 24 Leaders in Web Commerce Show You How to Put the Web to Work for Your Business. Brady served on the Direct Marketing Association Ethic's Policy Committee, which is responsible for studying an d maintaining ethical business practices for the industry.
A respected industry leader, Brady is a frequent speaker at trade conferences, regularly presents on webinars, is contributor to various trade magazines, and has lectured on interactive direct marketing on the college and master’s degree level.
Robin Colner is the CEO and founder of DigiStar Media, a digital marketing and social media agency that specializes in helping businesses and professionals increase revenues using effective social media management, search engine optimization, and mobile marketing strategies. Colner teaches Marketing with Social Media at the Fordham University Graduate School of Business. She also teaches The Business and Practice of New Media and Social Media Marketing and Public Relations for Fordham’s Professional Studies in New Media program. Colner is a frequent speaker and seminar instructor on the subject of how businesses drive traffic, leads, and sales using social media and mobile marketing. She has held social media training workshops for the Wharton and Columbia business schools’ alumni associations and numerous companies and organizations throughout New York and Connecticut.
An MBA graduate of Wharton, Colner has more than 20 years of product development and strategic marketing experience. She has worked for leading advertising agencies and Fortune 100 corporations, including Citigroup and American Express, and has held senior account management and business development positions at McCann Erickson and Nash Direct—a spinoff from BBDO, where she managed large-scale, multi-channel, direct response campaigns.
Lisa Grant started her career in 1995, managing Microsoft servers at a small financial company in Linthicum, Md. After joining a special project team in 1996 to get the company connected to the Internet, her team learned quickly that the onslaught of hacking attacks were due to a failure to install a firewall! Grant’s career in security and law was born. She went on to spend more than 15 years in various Internet security roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM, VeriSign and Mindspark/IAC. Currently, Grant develops information security policy at one of the largest entertainment and media companies in the world.
Grant earned a Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law, and is registered to practice law before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In 2011, she worked as senior counsel in the global privacy department at Wyndham Worldwide. Grant specializes in teaching and advising on various data security issues related to the Internet and the law.
Grant is a certified information system security professional (CISSP), and a certified information privacy professional (CIPP). She also holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the University of Hartford.
David Hoffman is the Founder and CEO of Search Smart Marketing, a leading search engine marketing firm whose core operating principle is to deliver superior client service and results by effectively integrating technology, strategy and project management. Search Smart Marketing is dedicated to helping clients turn prospects into customers and drive traffic to their websites, storefronts and offices. Its clients include many leading companies located in the Westchester and Fairfield County region along with large national brands such as AutoNation, CARFAX, Bugaboo Strollers and First Capital.
Prior to forming Search Smart Marketing in 2005, David Hoffman was VP/Managing Director for Wahlstrom Interactive, whose clients included Enterprise Rent-a-Car, GE, Hilton Hotels, Nestle Waters and other category-leading brands.
David’s Internet career dates back to 1995, where he was Online Director at Gannett Newspapers (White Plains, NY) leading the early web initiatives for The Journal News, Gannett’s New York-metro newspaper. David regularly speaks at industry conferences such as Search Engine Strategies and AdTech as well as local business organizations including The Westchester County Association
Frank Lulgjuraj’s career in cybersecurity began in the late 1990s. Following his service in the United States Marine Corps, he became a checkpoint trainer and, thereafter, a security consultant for VeriSign. Lulgjuraj has extensive experience in conducting educational courses on public key infrastructure (PKI) and IPSec. He further developed his expertise in this field while employed at both VeriSign and Vigilar, where he also designed and implemented cybersecurity solutions. Lulgjuraj continued to work in various security roles, including managing the network security for subsidiaries at a major utility company. He is currently employed by a Fortune 100 company that has established itself as a leader in the deployment of solutions that address cybersecurity threats.
Lulgjuraj is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP), and a certified information security manager (CISM). He holds a B.A. in organizational leadership from Fordham University.
Mike Matthews is the founder and president of The Mobile Culture, a mobile and social marketing consultancy based in New York City. He works directly with Fortune 500 brands, as well as with advertising, PR and digital marketing agencies to develop and activate mobile marketing campaigns. His client roster includes Tiffany & Co., Bed Bath and Beyond, The U.S. State Department, Johnson & Johnson, Bayer, IcyHot, Bullfrog, Allegra, Marriott, Karlen Williams Graybill, TogoRun and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Mike is also a contributing author on mobile trends and strategies for Forbes as well as Mashable, Huffington Post and Fox News. He is an annual speaker for events such as Social Media Week and Internet Week, and a guest lecturer at universities including Columbia and Princeton.
Previously, Mike worked as a director at Omnicom Group, guiding partnerships and digital acquisitions of Omnicom's 300+ agency portfolio. He also worked as the mobile strategy lead for MobileBehavior (now owned by Tribal DDB) where he earned several awards including Fleishman Hillard's annual "Team Player" award. Some of you may have seen Mike at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade where he has been the Twitter Clown for the past five years.