Past Speakers

Our IMPACT events have hosted the foremost leaders in every sector, from internet marketing, business, and technology. These global thought leaders have set the stage and shared their ideas to help shape the next generation of internet marketer.

Adam Doti

VP / Principal Architect, Design, Salesforce


Technical PgM, Google

Jay Symonds

Senior Manager, Amazon

Neel Grover


Kevin Akeroyd

CEO, PROUnlimited

Andrea Ward

CMO, VidMob

Candace Lynn Bell, Esq.

Partner, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

Jordan Fiksenbaum

(former) VP Marketing and Public Relations, Cirque du Soleil

Greg Head

(former) CMO, InfusionSoft

Justin Choi

CEO, Nativo

Gary Angel

(former) Partner, Advisory Digital Analytics Center of Excellence, Ernst & Young

Pervez Delawalla

(former) President & CEO, Net Data Centers (fmk Net2EZ)

Rob Salkowitz

Co-Founder, MediaPlant


Co-Founder & (former) CMO, Internet Marketing, Inc.

Jeff Davis

(former) President & CEO, Orabrush

Frederick Vallaeys

Thought Leader & (former) Adwords Evangelist, Google

Pete Koliopoulos

(former) VP Marketing, Arrow ECS

Jeff McCollum

Founder & (former) President, CAKE

Chris Suroweic

(former) Head of Business & Application Development for Global Partners, Nokia

Grad Conn

(former) CMO Lead, Microsoft

Paul Mello

Director of Special Projects at

Angela Sanchez

(former) VP, Direct Marketing, Universal Music Group

Scott Roth

(former) VP, Field & Partner Marketing of ExactTarget, Inc.

Judy Loschen

SVP, Epsilon


(former) SVP and Chief Digital Officer, MGM Resorts International

Dave Swartz

Co-Founder, President & CCO, MEDL Mobile

Brandon Camp

(former) Director of Product Marketing,

Michael Schneider

(former) CEO, Mobile Roadie

T.J. Marchetti

(former) SVP Digital Marketing, Walt Disney Studios

Steven Woods

Founder, Eloqua

Guy Yalif

(former) Head of Global Product Marketing, Twitter

Rod Smith


Bradley Rencher

SVP and General Manager, Digital Marketing, Adobe

Brian Sandoval

(former) Governor of Nevada

Mike Matuz

CEO, FMA Agency

Kirby Harris

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Base Ventures

Rahul Garg

(former) Sr. Program Manager (Lead of IoT), Microsoft

David Inggs

(former) CTO, VMob

Mark Friedler

(former) Sr. Director of Retail Marketing, Oracle Data Cloud

Aya Zook

(former) Principal, Microsoft Ventures

Cory Treffiletti

(former) VP of Marketing, Oracle Data Cloud

JB Brokaw

(former) President (North America), Sociomantic Labs

Daniel Incandela

(former) VP of Brand and Digital Marketing, Return Path

John Piccone

(former) Chief Strategy Officer, Simulmedia

Neej Gore

(former) VP of Business Development, Boomtrain

Garrett Pendergraft

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Pepperdine

Drew Matthews

Director of Infrastructure, Ytel

Marcie Merriman

(former) Executive Director, Ernst & Young

Robert Holston

(former) Principal of Performance Improvement Advisory Practice, Ernst & Young

Christi Olson

Head of Paid Search (SEM), Global Media, Microsoft

Kerry Barden

Casting Director, Barden/Schnee Casting

David McKillips

(former) SVP Corporate Alliances, Six Flags

Rich Belsky

Founder & CEO, Rolltech

Claire Lee

(former) Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank

Jeff Berg

(former) Content & Platform Champion, 3M Company

Brian Bacino

Chief Creative Officer, Baker Street Advertising

Justin Miller

Co-Founder & CEO, pHin

Bobby Baldwin

(former) CEO at City Center & Chief Design & Construction Officer, MGM Resorts International

Jack Boland

(former) President, Baker Street Advertising

Sanjaya Krishna

(former) Principal, KPMG

Sherry Gunther Shugerman

Founder & CEO, Pop Media Brands

Karissa Price

(former) CMO, Care Innovations

Kate Rolston

Founder, Mana HQ

Darin Archer

(former) Director of IoT Industry Solutions, Intel

John Stix

Co-Founder, Fibernetics

Damon Ragusa

(former) CEO, ThinkVine

Scott Baio


Julian Jung

Founder, Tablelist

Scott Reedy

(former) Director, Pricefalls

Pat Boulard

Co-Founder, Axellium

Amy Ziegenfuss

(former) Senior Director of Advertising & Creative Strategy, Choice Hotels International

Tom McDonald

SVP Marketing, The San Francisco Giants

Chris Hamaway

Executive Vice President, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Montage Hotels & Resorts

Apu Gupta

CEO, Curalate

Brittany Hodak

Founder, ZinePak

Kim Kaupe

Founder, ZinePak

Omar Tawakol

(former) GM Oracle Data Cloud, Oracle

Darius Fisher

CEO & Co-Founder, Status Labs

Michael Huseby

(former) Chairman, Barnes & Noble Education

Oliver Bogner

(former) Executive Producer, Relativity Television

Jonathan Evans

Co-Founder & CEO,

Nelson Paez

CEO, DreamHammer

Gretchen West

(former) VP Business Development & Regulatory Affairs, DroneDeploy

Erika Williams

CMO, Life is Beautiful

Tamara Gaffney

(former) Principal Analyst, Adobe Digital Index

Tony Hsieh

CEO, Zappos

Donny Osmond

Actor, Singer

Pete Deutschman

CEO, The Buddy Group

Darren Herman

(former) VP of Content Services, Mozilla

Bryant Quan

Founder, Slickdeals

Claudio Ludovisi

Assistant Dean -Marketing, Enrollment, and Strategy Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

David Krauss

(former) Sr. Marketing Director, Oracle Applications Cloud

James Maiocco

(former) GM of Business & Corporate Development, Xero

Don Donovan

Founder & CEO, Baker Street Solutions

James Citron

CEO, Pledgeling

John Hurley

(former) Head of Product Marketing, Radius

Joe DeMike

(former) Head of Customer Experience Lab, Google

Cynthia Nelson

(former) Managing Partner & Executive Producer, Filtr LIVE, Sony Music Entertainment

Johnathan McGowan

Founder & CEO, TakeNote Global

Lauren Pufpaf

CMO & Founder,

Tim Burke

CEO, Affinio

Terrence Yang

Founder, Yang Ventures

Charla Griffy-Brown

Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management, Pepperdine Graziadio

Bill Smith

Founder, Shipt

Debra Miller

CEO & Founder, CureDuchenne

Matt Anchin

(former) SVP, Monster

Alma Derricks

Founder & Managing Partner, Rev

Mark Gambill

(former) CMO, MicroStrategy Inc.

Dean Hollander

(former) CMO, Renovate America

Kathie Johnson

(former) VP Marketing, Salesforce Commerce

Bryan Rand

VP, Sales, TransPerfect

Christina Garkovich

Development Director, Boys Town California

Robert Ripee

Director of Hospitality Innovation Lab, UNLV
Sam McMullen

Sam McMullen

Co-Founder, Live Lobbyist

John Saccenti

Executive Director, ESPN

Dustin Kemmerer

President, Park West Companies

Jeff Sanders

(former) Digital Marketing Manager, Life Fitness

Sean O’Brien

Co-Founder, Swyft Media

Emily Elmore

Creative Director, Single Wing

Alexander Gray

Founder & CEO, Skylight Global

Karen Lewison

(former) Senior Event Marketing Manager, Return Path

Shari Johnston

SVP of Marketing, Radius

Sarahi Salamanca

Founder, DREAMers Roadmap

Todd Schulte

Executive Director,

Jennifer Holland

Real Estate Agent, Berkshire Hathaway

Tuan Pham

SVP & Head of Marketing, Colony American Finance

Ernan Roman

President, ERDM

Whitney Vosburgh


Mike Brown

Co-Founder & CEO, ModBargains

Josh Decker

Founder & CEO, Tagboard

Christoph Trappe

(former) Senior Director of Marketing, MedTouch

Perry Viscounty

Partner, Latham & Watkins

Lindsey Germono

Founder & President, Germono Advertising Company

Mary Hines

(former) Managing Director, Citibank

Emily Washcovick

Manager of Local Business Outreach, Yelp

Erin Levzow

(former )VP of Marketing, Freebirds

Erik Robinson

VP of Digital, AAA Auto Club

Tim Moran

(former) Editor In Chief,

Matt Zumwalt

Director of Regional Business, Symantec

Matt Langie

CMO, MarketLinc

Tom Ludington

General Manager USA, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism

Jennifer Prouhet

Director of Marketing & Business Development, California YMCA Youth & Government

Debbie Gabelich

President & CEO, California YMCA Youth & Government

Dennis Kuhl

Chairman, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Jo-Anne Bloch

(former) Partner & Team Leader, Mercer

Steve Aoki

Artist & DJ

Ronn Nicolli

(former) SED, Wynn Las Vegas

Justin Weniger

CEO, Life is Beautiful

Jeff Civillico

Celebrity Entertainer

Keith Conrad

COO, 3G Productions, Enclave

Hope Frank

(former) CMO, Kiosked

Briana Ramos

Founder, The Buzz Brand

Petra Neiger

Founder, Red Pantz

Neda Eaton

President & CEO, Irvine Public Schools Foundation

Jeanniey Mullen

(former) Global Marketing Leader, Partner, Mercer

Brian Wong

Founder & CEO, Kiip

Steve Alexson

(former) President & CIO, Alexson Investment Group (AIG)

Ash Kumra

Co-Founder & CEO, Youngry

Dr. Sandeep Krishnamurthy

Dean, University of Washington Bothell

Vincent Walden, CFE, CPA

CEO, Kona AI

Vitaly Pecharsky

Co-founder, Head of IT Operations, Slickdeals

David May

(former) Director of Web & Interactive Marketing, Chapman University

Andy Hoang


Jeff Marcoux

(former) CMO Lead, Microsoft

Heather Dubrow

Founder, Consult Beaute

Melanie Mitchell

Director of Professional and Continuing Education, Oregon State University

Dom Sirianni

(former) VP of Interactive Education, IMA

Akbar Jaffer


Amy Bishop

(former) Senior Consultant, Google for Epsilon

Justin Ramers

Co-Founder & CEO, TeamVibe

Todd Spitzer

(former) O.C. Supervisor

Juha Markkanen

US Ambassador, Finland

Brian Calle

(former) Opinion Editor, OC Register

Joseph Sanberg

Co-Founder, Aspiration

Arad Rostampour

Founder, Zenamis

Seth Bridges

Founder, Rival IQ

Maci Peterson

Co-Founder and CEO, On Second Thought

Russ Artzt

Co-Founder, Digital Associates

Steven Clough

President, AVO

Jim Squires

(former) Director of Product Marketing, Instagram

Darian Shirazi

CEO & Co-Founder, Radius

Adam Coughran

President, Safe kids Inc.

Chad Jordan

Vice President of Brands, SOCi, Inc.

Palmer Luckey

Founder, Anduril Industries | Co-Founder, Oculus VR

Jeff Kearl

Co-Founder, STANCE

Brad Lea

Founder, Lightspeed VT

Randy Hetrick

Founder, TRX

Dr. Oz

TV Personality, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Author

Brandon Dawson

Co-Founder, CEO & Managing Partner, Cardone Ventures

Cody Kearns

CEO, iComeUp Marketing

Kevin Li

Professional Magician, The Magic Castle

Marty O’Connor

President & CEO, MOCA (Marty O’Connor Creative Agency)

Kevin Hume

Partner Supply Chain Technology, Tompkins International

Dr. Frank LaFerla

Dean, UCI School of Biological Sciences

Vikas Khorana

CTO & CSO, Ntooitive Digital

Kendra Rommel

Senior Account Exec, Civic Financial Services


Chief Compliance Officer, IMA | Principal, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

Nick Kovacevich

Co-Founder, Chairman, & CEO, KushCo Holdings, Inc

Jesse Walker

VP, CRM & Sales Success, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

Denise Roberson

President & CEO, Jadi Communications

Matt Nicosia

CEO, Vivakor

Shawn Dougherty

CEO | Founder at Volonic, Partner - COO at Society Brands

YiLeng Lee

Innovation Senior Director, Strategy, Salesforce

Heidi Reinfeld

Experience Design Director, Salesforce

Rick Munoz

Director Product Design, Salesforce

Adriana Sesana

Creative Director, Salesforce

Bruno Serato

Chef, Philanthropist & Founder, Anaheim White House & Caterina's Club

Ken Berrick

Founder & CEO, Seneca Family of Agencies

Shawn Herrera

Head of Corporate Relation, Pepperdine Graziadio

Kevin Maloney

Co-Founder, International Executive Council (IEC) & Head Of Investor Relations, RevOZ Capital

Carey Ransom

Founder & Host, Accelerate OC

Konrad Feldman

Founder & CEO, Quantcast

Lauren Kelly

CEO, Emerge Insights

Ike Kavas

Founder & CEO, Ephesoft