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UPDATE: 47 Big Names To Speak At Hero Conf 2013!

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We can officially announce that we’ve scheduled 47 speakers for Hero Conf 2013! Check out the updated speaker list below & don’t forget to register at  Make sure you take advantage of our super early bird registration pricing (ends 1/11/13) & meet all 47 speakers face-to-face!    Register here »

We look forward to seeing you there!


Noran El-Shinnawy - Digital Marketing consultant, instructor, columnist and speaker

Follow on Twitter @noranshinnawy

Sean Quadlin –  PPC Account Manager at Hanapin Marketing

Follow on Twitter @SeanQuadlin

Jennifer Bills – Paid Search Specialist Skullcandy/ASTRO Gaming

Follow on Twitter @jenny_bills

James Svoboda – CEO/Partner at

Follow on Twitter @Realicity

Austin Dillman – Search Marketing Specialist for Finish Line

Follow on Twitter @Austin_Dillman

Nick Herinckx – Owner of Obility Consulting

Follow on Twitter  @nickherinckx

Sam Owen – Account Manager at Hanapin Marketing

Follow on Twitter @SamOwenPPC

Chad Summerhill - Director of Digital Marketing at ABF U-Pack Moving

Follow on Twitter @ChadSummerhill

Amanda West-Bookwalter - PPC Account Manager at Hanapin Marketing

Follow on Twitter @amanda_westbook

David Slowik - Account Executive, Education Industry Team, Google

Catch up with him on Linkedin:

Elizabeth Marsten - Director of Search Marketing at Portent Inc.

Follow on Twitter @ebkendo

Fred Vallaeys - Product Evangelist at Google

Follow on Twitter @siliconvallaeys

Kayla Kurtz - Paid Search Consultant at Hanapin Marketing

Follow on Twitter @one800kayla

Marc Bitanga - Digital Marketing Manager at Ritchie Bros.

Follow on Twitter @marcbitanga  

Neil Sorenson - Head of Pay Per Click at

Follow on Twitter @iNeils

Andrew Goodman - Founder and President of Page Zero Media

Follow on Twitter @andrew_goodman

Bryan Eisenberg - Marketing Optimization expert, keynote speaker and New York Times best selling author, columnist

Follow on Twitter @TheGrok

Arjan Haring - Co-founder of Science Rockstars and one of the creators of  PersuasionAP

Follow on Twitter @arjanharing

Joe Kerschbaum - VP & Managing Partner of Clix Marketing

Follow on Twitter @JoeKerschbaum

Heather Cooan - Manager, Advertising & New Media Strategy at Cardinal Path

Follow on Twitter @HeatherCooan

John Gagnon - Bing Ads Evangelist, Microsoft

Follow on Twitter @jmgagnon

Dave Schwartz - VP, Client Services and Marketing at DataPop

Follow on Twitter @davesch7

Chris Kostecki - Search Analyst at Keurig

Follow on Twitter @chriskos

Larry Kim - Founder & CTO of Wordstream

Follow on Twitter @larrykim

George Michie - Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Rimm-Kaufman Group (RKG)

Follow on Twitter @GeorgeMichie1

Joanna Lord - VP of Growth Marketing at

Follow on Twitter @JoannaLord

Jeff Allen – Account Director at Hanapin Marketing

Follow on Twitter @JeffAllenUT

Kevin Lee – CEO of Didit

Follow on Twitter @Kevin_Lee_QED

John Lee – Director of Client Services for Clix Marketing

Follow on Twitter @John_A_Lee

Tally Keller – Global Search Advisor at Dell

Follow on Twitter @tallykeller

Matt Umbro – Founder of PPCCHAT

Follow on Twitter  @Matt_Umbro

Matt Van Wagner – President of Find Me Faster

Follow on Twitter @mvanwagner

Crystal (Anderson) O’Neill – PPC division lead for SEER Interactive

Follow on Twitter @Crystala

Marc Poirier – Co-Founder and VP Marketing of Acquisio

Follow on Twitter @marcpoirier

Merry Morud – Account Manager at aimClear

Follow on Twitter @MerryMorud

David Rodnitzky – CEO of PPC Associates

Follow on Twitter @rodnitzky

Shawn Livengood – Online Marketing Manager for

Follow on Twitter @slivengood

Lisa Raehsler – Founder and Principal Strategist at Big Click Co

Follow on Twitter @lisarocksSEM

Dennis Yu – CEO of BlitzLocal

Follow on Twitter @dennisyu

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