Bill Bice, serial entrepreneur since age 14. He is passionate about enabling smaller businesses to more successfully compete with their larger competitors through effective marketing. Through the years, Bill has built and invested in over 25 companies but kept finding the same flaws in marketing strategies, so as a programmer at heart, he founded Boomtime, a company that tackles marketing as a technology problem.
Aaron is VP of Sales for Boost Media Group, a full service digital marketing agency. With over $25MM in managed advertising spend under his belt, Aaron is Google AdWords™ and Analytics™ certified, skilled in SEM, SEO, Digital Ads, Behavioral Ads, Landing Page testing & tuning, A/B Testing… and a host of others. He is the author of “Click Into Lead:Strategies for Internet Lead Generation ”, available on Amazon™. Aaron has been a featured speaker at events such as the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the American Marketing Association (AMA).
Maddy Martin is the head of growth and education at smith.ai, which provides integrated phone and web chat services for solo and small-firm attorneys, including their virtual receptionist & intake service, live website chat, and Keypad cloud phone system. She has spent the last decade growing tech startups from New York to California, and has expertise in digital marketing, small business communications, lead conversion, email marketing, SEO, and event marketing.
Rory F. Stern has been a best-kept secret working behind the scenes to help build, grow, and scale many successful online companies for the last 14 years. For the first 8 years, he worked mainly as a sophisticated jack of all trades plugging holes where his clients needed his services. Today, he manages a small boutique media buying team that specializes in multi-channel traffic. He is best known for creating ads that convert and being able to get a lot of policy challenged offers approved and running on Facebook.
Chris Shipferling is the Managing Partner at Global Wired Advisors, where he is also the first point of contact for Clients working to sell their online businesses. For the past seven years, he has focused exclusively on high-level consulting for multi-million-dollar omni channel, digitally native, and Amazon-based private label and re-seller brands. Chris and his partners leverage their 70+ years of combined investment banking experience to provide a superior level of service that was previously unavailable in the lower middle market.
David Wachs is a serial entrepreneur, his latest venture, Handwrytten, is bringing back the lost art of letter writing through scalable, robot-based solutions that write your notes in pen. Developed as a platform, Handwrytten lets you send notes from your CRM system, such as Salesforce, the web site, apps, or through custom integration. Used by major meal boxes, eCommerce giants, nonprofits and professionals, Handwrytten is changing the way brands and people connect.