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Thursday, June 26
 

1:00pm CDT

Why the Resurgence of User-Centered Design Matters for Marketers
Speakers
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Marc Landsberg

socialdeviant
Marc is the founder and CEO of socialdeviant, a social media agency dedicated to creating value for brands in a socially connected world. Marc has 20+ years of marketing and M&A experience, serving as CEO of the digital agency MRM (part of IPG) and Arc Worldwide, the digital arm of... Read More →


Thursday June 26, 2014 1:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
 
Friday, June 27
 

12:00pm CDT

Commerce Innovation Fueled by Technology
Speakers
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Ray Velez

Razorfish
Ray Velez is the Global Chief Technology Officer for Razorfish. He manages Razorfish’s capabilities in web technology architecture and oversees the company’s more than 400 technologists globally. Ray has deep experience in the application development lifecycle, from inception... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 12:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

12:00pm CDT

Managing Social Media in the 21st Century: An Interview with Sprout Social
Moderators
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John Hall

Influence & Co.
John Hall is the the co-founder and CEO of Influence & Co (www.influenceandco.com). Influence & Co. helps companies position key individuals as industry influencers and thought leaders, with a focus on creating high-quality content, coming from its clients, that reaches their target... Read More →

Speakers
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Justyn Howard

Sprout Social
Justyn Howard is the founder and CEO of Sprout Social, a leading Social Media Management (SMM) platform. Founded in 2010, Sprout Social provides innovative tools that help businesses more effectively manage their social media and social care efforts. A technologist at heart, Justyn... Read More →
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Aaron Rankin

Sprout Social
Aaron Rankin is CTO and co-founder of Sprout Social, a leading social media management and engagement platform. He leads the company's technology strategy as well as the growing team of developers and engineers. Aaron has astutely built the team’s tech culture around simplicity... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:00pm - 12:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

12:30pm CDT

What do the Queen, Jesus and Technology Have in Common?
Speakers
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James Aitken

ExchangeLab
James Aitken, is Founder and CEO of The Exchange Lab. In every media endeavour that he undertakes, James anticipates market needs and gathers teams around him to build vibrant, best-of-breed business that have a deep understanding of both marketing and technology at their core. James... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 12:30pm - 1:00pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

1:00pm CDT

Journeying from Suck to Suck Less as a Startup: An Interview with Kathryn Minshew
Speakers
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Matt Burns

Senior Editor, TechCrunch
Matt is a Senior Editor at TechCrunch. Matt Burns is a family man first and attempts to be a writer second. Born and raised in the heart of the automotive world, only cars eclipse his love of gadgets. He previously wrote for Engadget and EngadgetHD before moving into the party house... Read More →
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Kathryn Minshew

The Muse
Kathryn Minshew is the Muse's CEO and number one swashbuckler. Kathryn has spoken at MIT and Harvard, appeared on The TODAY Show and CNN, and contributes on career and entrepreneurship to the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. She was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 1:00pm - 1:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

1:30pm CDT

Intrapreneurship: How Curiosity.com was built from Within Discovery
Speakers
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Gabe Vehovsky

Curiosity.com
Gabe Vehovsky - Executive Vice President, Digital Strategy & Emerging Businesses, Discovery Communications: As Executive Vice President, Digital Strategy & Emerging Businesses, Gabe Vehovsky is responsible for managing a carefully selected pipeline of new digital initiatives, working... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 1:30pm - 2:00pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

4:30pm CDT

Reinventing the Rules by Adding Technology to Sport
Speakers
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Gene Stefanyshyn

NASCAR
Eugene (Gene) Stefanyshyn, Vice President of Innovation and Racing Development, joined NASCAR last year following three decades with General Motors. He is working closely with NASCAR's C-suite as the organization is using new technology to transform auto racing.


Friday June 27, 2014 4:30pm - 5:00pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

5:00pm CDT

Current State and Future of Video Media Content
Speakers
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Eric Johnson

ESPN
Eric Johnson is EVP of multimedia sales for ESPN’s Customer Marketing and Sales group. Johnson leads U.S. and international multimedia ad sales team efforts, responsible for all sales activity across all of ESPN’s businesses. Johnson’s tenure at ESPN began 14 years ago as an... Read More →


Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654

5:00pm CDT

Old and New: Bringing a 100-Year-Old Stadium into the 21st Century
Speakers
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Allen Hermeling

Senior Director, Corporate Partnership, Chicago Cubs
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Steve Inman

Application Development, Chicago Cubs


Friday June 27, 2014 5:00pm - 5:30pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654