Cited by the Wall Street Journal, The Economist and Forbes for his marketing expertise, Lee Odden is the CEO of TopRank Marketing, an internationally respected digital marketing agency that provides consulting for some of the most successful companies in the world. Lee's evangelism for an integrated approach to search, social media, influencer and content marketing has extended over 100 events in 12 different countries. He blogs at marketingblog.com and is the author of Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media and Content Marketing. Lee is least known for founding "Marketers with Beards" the most infamous Facebook group dedicated to marketers with beards.
SOLUTIONS MARKETING MANAGER
As Solutions Marketing Manager for Workfront, Brent Bird leads go-to-market research and content marketing strategy. He has worked with hundreds of global marketing teams and agencies to help them effectively manage their workload and control chaos. Brent has spent the majority of his career marketing enterprise software solutions, but he has also spent time in advertising, broadcasting, and copywriting. He is working to attend a game in every Major League baseball park to determine which hot dog wins.
Ashley Spurlock has nearly 10 years of experience in writing and managing marketing projects in the manufacturing, education, and technology industries. In her current role, she oversees the content production and strategy for audiences including professional services, IT PMO, and ad agencies.
Senior Graphic Designer
With over 12 years of experience as a graphic designer, former Mississippian Matt Broome has a strong background in print, web, and branding. He has designed in a wide variety of settings, from a very structured architecture firm to a higher education print (sweat) shop to his current (and favorite) position—Workfront’s in-house creative team. In his spare time, he's most likely working on a DIY home renovation project or handling the Insta-fame of his cavoodle @mr_olliepants.