Nigel Thomas is the current CEO of Alpha Inbound, a performance marketing agency that helps DTC brands find more customers through paid advertising. Having scaled 2 marketing agencies from scratch to 7 figures in the last 3 years and leading his teams to spend over $100M on ads for some of the biggest DTC brands, Nigel is a true-bred entrepreneur. With a strong personality and a growing following of over 36,000 people on LinkedIn, he’s on track to become one of the market leaders of the DTC and branding industry.
Lloyed Lobo, an entrepreneur, podcast host and community builder, experienced the Gulf War as a young refugee in Kuwait, witnessing the strength of community in evacuating the population to safety. As the co-founder of fintech platform Boast.Al, he leveraged the Community-Led Growth model to bootstrap the company to $10 million in annual recurring revenue while also co-founding Traction, a community empowering more than 100k innovators through connections, content, and capital.
Duane has been called an international man of mystery and digital nomad by friends. He has lived in 6 cities across 3 continents and visited 42 countries around the world. Over the years Duane has had the opportunity to work with brands including ASOS, Birdies, Pela Case, Jack Wills, Rose & Rex and FTD/ProFlowers. Him and his team help ecommerce and DTC brands grow through PPC marketing, data, and CRO.
Branden Moskwa has been working with creative e-commerce leaders and founders who love what they do but hate the parts they need to do. He has been a sought-after futurist and thought leader by IBM, SAP and Oracle. He writes for Hackernoon, where he recently won a contributor of the year award, for his insights and interviews with DTC-focused Inc 5000 companies.
Richard Harris is the Founder and CEO of Black Crow AI, which delivers AI/ML infrastructure as a service to companies of any size. Black Crow uses machine learning to predict the future of key enterprise KPIs, in real-time, and activates those predictions in hyper-practical ways to improve profitability. Before founding Black Crow, Richard was the founder and CEO of <intent>, which grew to over $175M in annual revenue. Earlier in his career, he was an SVP at Travelocity, where he led Strategy, BD and Travelocity’s syndication business.