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Global Growth Marketing Conference, San Francisco, Dec 10-11 2019

Growth Marketing Conference is the world’s only brand-agnostic, globally-focused, ROI-driven event for B2B and B2C growth marketers. You’ll join 1,700+ attendees from big enterprises like Google, Apple, LinkedIn, and Adobe, and fast-growing companies like Uber, AirBnB, Spotify, and Stripe to learn growth strategies and tactics that actually work – straight from the industry-leading speakers and workshop instructors who pioneered them.

Live Sessions

Welcome to Growth Marketing Virtual Summit: What to Expect?
Join Pre-Event Session with Vasil, Derric & Sid on August 21st at 9 am PST!
In this exclusive kick-off session, we’re going to run through the event agenda, bonus sessions, virtual networking, contest and more!
Ben Kaplan – Founder & CEO, PR Hacker
August 21st, Wednesday, 10:00 am PT
Viral Velocity: How to Build Buzz at Record Speed
Ben Kaplan has conducted PR and publicity campaigns for the world’s largest consumer, financial, and education brands. He has obtained media coverage for his clients on more than 5,000 media outlets and has personally appeared on over 2,000 TV and radio programs, including interviews on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Nightline, NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, Fox News, NPR, and the BBC.
Chris Yeh – Author, Investor, Speaker, Mentor
August 22nd, Thursday, 9:00 am PT
The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies: Key Lessons From Airbnb, Amazon, Uber & Alibaba
Chris Yeh is the co-author, along with Reid Hoffman, of Blitzscaling, the book that explains how to build world-changing companies like Amazon, Alibaba, and Airbnb in record time.

A writer, investor, and entrepreneur, Chris has had a ringside seat in the world of startups and scaleups since 1995. His books help founders, venture capitalists, corporate leaders, policymakers, and everyday people better understand how the internet has changed the way we work together to build amazing organizations.

Hundreds of companies, from garage-dwelling startups to Fortune 50 titans have tapped his knowledge and insights to accelerate and transform their businesses.

Larry Kim – CEO, MobileMonkey
August 22nd, Thursday, 10:00 am PT
Larry Kim’s 3-Unicorn Growth Marketing Channels to Try Today
Larry Kim is the CEO of MobileMonkey, the World’s Best Facebook Messenger Marketing Platform and free chatbot builder. He’s also founder of WordStream, Inc., the leading provider of Google Ads, Facebook Ads and keyword tools used by over a million marketers worldwide. The company employs over three hundred people and manages billions of dollars of ad spend on behalf of tens of thousands of customers. WordStream was acquired by Gannett for $150 million. Larry is ranked the #8 most popular author on Medium. He’s a contributor to CNBC and Inc. Magazine.
Clayton Wood – CEO, Growth Labs Academy
August 22nd, Thursday, 10:30 am PT
Top 7 Google Ranking Factors in 2019

Clayton is an author, speaker and marketer for over 3,000 brands. He has founded 2 multi-million dollar marketing companies and has been featured in Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine and a ton more. He organizes some of the most popular digital events in Silicon Valley and regularly teaches strategy around the world.
Saranya Babu – SVP of Marketing at Wrike
August 22nd, Thursday, 11:00 am PT
Marketing to Enterprise Organizations: Everything You Need To Know
Saranya Babu is a product and technical marketing expert who is currently using her talents as the SVP of Marketing at Wrike. Her career began as a software engineer and quickly transformed into product marketing as she developed an affinity specifically working with customers and partners. Broad experience leading initiatives from conception to launch across engineering, product management, marketing and strategy. Deep expertise in B2B Sales, Marketing, Partnerships, Product Management and Development.
Ketan Pandit – Head of Demand Generation and Growth at CleverTap
Sergio Tang – Marketing Director – Latam, Fandango
August 22nd, Thursday, 11:30 am PT
Keeping Users Highly Engaged: Lessons in User Retention from Fandango LATAM
Sergio is a seasoned marketing expert with over a decade’s experience in the user growth and retention space. Sergio is currently responsible for strategic marketing initiatives and alliances at Fandango Latam, and leads the ad sales, content and marketing teams. He also consults as digital marketing expert with Beefup.pe

Ketan is a passionate marketer with a keen interest in understanding user behavior. He has over 14 years of experience working globally across charters such as Business Development, Brand Marketing, Press Relations, Events Marketing, and Sales. At present, he leads the demand generation initiatives at CleverTap which is a leading customer retention platform

Hally Pinaud, Jafar Owainati, Liz Cain and Siya Yang
August 22nd, Thursday, 12:00 pm PT
Product-Led Growth Panel: How Intercom, Gainsight & Loopio Keep Winning
Not just another buzzword…product-led growth is an important go-to-market strategy that underpins some of today’s most successful businesses.

Although similar to a freemium approach, a product-led growth strategy doesn’t actually require that you offer your product for free. It does however necessitate an amazing product and customer experience. In fact, PLG companies make it frictionless for users to start using their products. They deliver value extremely quickly and target users rather than buyers.

Daniel Harmon – Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
August 22nd, Thursday, 1:00 pm PT
Create Ads that Sell: How to A/B Test Your Creative to Perform for the Long Haul
Daniel Harmon is Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Harmon Brothers, a Provo, Utah-based ad agency behind the most viral ads in internet history. Under Harmon’s creative direction, the agency’s groundbreaking ads have collectively driven more than 1 billion views and over $300 million in sales.

While receiving his degree in Advertising, Harmon learned from his door-to-door sales job that the key to successful salesmanship was truly believing in the product. Harmon then started his ad career as a copywriter at DDB Chicago and VSA Partners where he worked on campaigns for global brands such as McDonald’s, Dell, Caterpillar, Harley-Davidson, Avery Dennison and GE Healthcare. Following this, he transitioned to a business to business sales manager for an interstate battery franchise, where Harmon learned how to develop and nurture long-term relationships with customers.

Bonus Sessions

Day 1

Nathan Monk – Director, Growth Programming, MaRS Discovery District
Ryan Bonnici – CMO, G2
CMO Leaders Fireside Chat: The Best-Kept Growth Secrets from Microsoft, Salesforce, Hubspot, & G2 Crowd
From humble beginnings as a flight attendant for Quantus Airlines, to hard-driving, ROI-delivering tours at Microsoft, ExactTarget, Salesforce, and HubSpot.

Suffice it to say, he’s a major player in the digital marketing world.

He’s been around the block a few times, learned more than a thing or two, and all before he turned 30. If you want to learn what it really takes to make it as a growth marketer – to hear growth war stories from the trenches of big brands and high-growth startups alike – you can’t miss this Ryan Bonicci Fireside Chat.

April Dunford – Founder, Ambient Strategy
Cutting Through Noisy Markets: How to Do Strategic Positioning the Right Way
April Dunford is an executive consultant, speaker, and author who helps technology companies make complicated products easy for customers to understand and love. She is a globally recognized expert in Positioning and Market strategy. Previously April has run marketing and sales teams at a series of successful technology startups and has launched 16 products into the market. She is also a board member, investor, and advisor to dozens of high-growth businesses and is the author of the upcoming book Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get it, Buy it, Love it. www.aprildunford.com
Ross Simmonds – Founder, Rosssimmonds.com
Building Your Ultimate Growth Engine: How to Scout Your Best Markets & Deliver Them the Right Content Through the Right Channels
Ross Simmonds is the founder of Foundation marketing, a content marketing agency that helps B2B brands and startups plan, create and distribute content that drives results. In addition to running Foundation Marketing Ross is the founder of a wide range of different businesses including Hustle & Grind, an ecommerce brand described as the voice of modern entrepreneurs. Ross has invested in a handful of start ups and sits on the Board of Directors for many tech and community organizations.
Hana Abaza – Head of Marketing, Shopify Plus
Thriving on Change: The Full Run-Down on How Shopify Outgrew the Competition
Hana Abaza is the Head of Marketing at Shopify Plus, an e-commerce platform for high-volume, fast-growing businesses. Prior to joining Shopify, Hana was the VP of Marketing & Strategy at Uberflip. Her expertise lies in product marketing, content, demand generation, and growth.
JD Prater – Brand & Growth, Quora
Improving Performance Marketing Campaign Effectiveness Through Pipeline Measurement
JD Prater is the Quora Evangelist and a regular speaker at conferences across the globe such as INBOUND, SaaStr, BrightonSEO, and SMX. JD is also the podcast host of Grow with Quora and The PPC Show. He’s an award-winning marketer with a passion for organizing data into actionable stories. In his spare time, JD is an avid cyclist, proud new father, and weekend traveler.
Brian Kotlyar – Head of Demand Generation and Growth, Intercom
The Secret Key to Growth: Customer Onboarding
Brian Kotlyar is Head of Demand Generation and Growth at Intercom, a customer messaging platform that drives faster growth through better relationships with prospects and customers. Prior to this he led Global Demand Generation for Sprinklr where he helped the company scale from 90 employees to 1,200 and from a $50M valuation to $1.8BN. When he’s not helping grow SAAS companies, Brian is an avid basketball fan, news junkie, and cook
Nadya Khoja – Chief Growth Officer, Venggage
Growth by Content: Driving Massive Traffic Without a Big Budget
Upon realizing that her decision to pursue a theatre degree would lead to a life of little to no financial growth, Nadya decided to complete a Masters Degree in Digital Media.

Soon after that she began her work at Venngage, a graphic design and data visualization platform, where she was told she would be trained in digital marketing en lieu of her lack of experience. Nearly four years later and Nadya has quickly transitioned from digital marketer, to Head of Marketing and now Chief Growth Officer at Venngage, and still wondering when she will get the training she was promised.

Brian Lischer – Founder & CEO, Ignyte – A Branding Agency
Your Brand Report Card: Best Branding Practices for Raising Your Grade
Brian Lischer, Founder and CEO of Ignyte, an award-winning branding agency specializing in brand strategy, identity, and storytelling. With over a decade of experience in branding, digital marketing, and design, Brian has worked with brands in the industries of healthcare, life sciences, technology, financial services, and more. His work has been featured in major publications including Forbes, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, and Brand Quarterly. Inc. Magazine named him one of the top branding experts in the country.

Day 2

Nathan Latka – Founder, SaaS Database GetLatka.com
The Growth Strategies CEOs Don’t Want You to Know: Learn How 1,000 Companies Hit $10B in Revenues (So You Can Too!)
Nathan Latka is the principal of private equity firm Latka Capital; executive producer and host of “The Top Entrepreneurs” podcast; and CEO at two companies he’s recently purchased.

He is also the star of the hit FB Watch show “Latka’s Money” (more than one million viewers tune in every episode).

He is the founder of the software company Heyo. How to Be a Capitalist Without Any Capital is his first book.

Tara Bryant – Senior VP of Sales, Pipedrive
The Step-by-Step, No-Nonsense Guide: How to Scale Your Sales Teams for Rapid, Sustainable Growth
Tara Bryant has spent over 20 years helping companies—from start-ups to Fortune 500s—get the most out of their complex revenue generating systems. She has much executive leadership experience in rapidly building successful, high-growth global companies in SaaS, technology and e-commerce. Tara specializes in building strong, multi-channel sales teams. She enjoys fast-paced, rapid-growth start-up companies in the enterprise space, which makes her a perfect fit for her current role as Senior Vice President of Sales at Pipedrive.
Guy Marion – CEO & Founder, Brightback
Suneet Bhatt – General Manager, Crazy Egg
Actionable CrazyEgg Case Study: Why Retention is the New Acquisition
Customer retention is the new acquisition, but there’s no single strategy to reduce churn and retain subscribers at scale. Brightback, the first retention automation software for subscription businesses, surveyed 300+ CEOs, founders and executives across 28 industries about their retention challenges, and what strategies and tools they’re using to grow their subscribers successfully. In this session, Guy Marion, CEO and founder of Brightback and Suneet Bhatt, General Manager at Crazy Egg discuss the top trends that surfaced from the findings and how they apply to B2B and B2C companies today
Jessica Wang – VP of Marketing, Mixpanel
Operationalize Innovation With Intuition and Data
Jessica Wang is the Head of Marketing at Mixpanel where she leads our performance, brand, product marketing, and communications teams. Prior to this role, Jessica led marketing at Vidora, a predictive A.I. platform. Jessica has deep leadership experience at technology companies, including Square, Blue Jeans Network, XBOX, and Microsoft Office.
Dan McGaw – CEO and Founder, Effin Amazing
The Secret Blueprint for Building a Modern Data-Informed Culture
Dan McGaw is an award-winning entrepreneur and speaker. He is also the Founder and CEO of Effin Amazing, an analytics and growth consultancy that helps product and marketing teams get data driven and optimize their businesses. Coined as one of the original growth hackers, he has led teams at Kissmetrics.com and CodeSchool.com. In 2015, Dan was selected to be a United States Ambassador of Entrepreneurship, where he had the privilege to advise universities, governments and private corporations on how to build entrepreneur ecosystems.
Braulio Medina – Co-Founder / Growth Hacker, Growth Team LLC
Key Data Science Principles for Growth
Braulio is a mathematician that made a career in the marketing and startup world.7 years ago he founded Vortio, a social media analytics company that was acquired by Sentimonitor. He is also the co-founder of Growth Team, Latam’s leading growth marketing agency. He recently co-founded TaxTech, a solution that helps business owners in Brazil get some tax back.
Conor Lee – Founder & CEO, HipLead
Grow Faster by Testing Your Audiences with Cold Email

Conor Lee is the Founder and CEO of HipLead.com. HipLead helps leading B2B companies scale their outbound sales with high quality lead generation, content marketing and outbound consulting. HipLead works with hundreds of leading SaaS companies including Zenefits, Lyft, and Import.io.

Conor is a Y Combinator alumni and 3X founder who has bootstrapped HipLead to over $1M in ARR.