Rand Fishkin, Moz

Rand Fishkin

Founder, Moz

Rand Fishkin goes by the ludicrous title, Wizard of Moz. He's founder and former CEO of SEO software startup Moz, host of Whiteboard Friday, co-author of a pair of books on SEO, co-founder of Inbound.org, and serves on the board of the presentation software firm, Haiku Deck. Rand's currently writing a book for Penguin/Random House on the ups and downs of startup culture, due out in 2018. In his minuscule spare time, he loves to travel with his wife, author Geraldine DeRuiter, and read about their adventures in her books and blog. Geraldine and Rand are also small investors in Backstage Capital and Techstars Seattle.

Lisa Myers, Verve Search

Lisa Myers

Founder & CEO, Verve Search

Lisa Myers is the CEO and founder of award-winning international SEO and content marketing agency Verve Search, based in London.

Lisa has been working in marketing since 2001, and in SEO since 2005. She is a regular speaker at digital marketing conferences worldwide, and contributes regularly to the digital marketing press, both on and offline, as well as authoring several best practice guides and white papers for industry associations including eConsultancy. She is also the founder of Women in Search and co-founded StateofSearch.com (now known as State of Digital.)

Lisa has won several industry awards and recognitions including; “Blackberry Women & Technology” 2008, 35 Women under 35 Management Today 2009, and “Search Personality of the Year” at the UK Search Awards 2011.

In 2016 Verve Search was named the Best Large SEO Agency in the UK, as well as the Best Small SEO Agency in Europe.

Wil Reynolds, Seer Interactive

Wil Reynolds

Founder & Director of Digital Strategy, Seer Interactive

Wil is Founder and Director of Digital Strategy at Seer Interactive, one of the most highly regarded digital marketing agencies in the US.

A man who likes helping people and businesses grow, Wil is a former teacher with a knack for advising, Wil been helping Fortune 500 companies develop SEO strategies since 1999. Seeing the need for an agency that does good by its team, clients and community, Wil started Seer Interactive in 2002 as a one-man operation out of his living room. Today, Seer is home to over 100 employees across Philadelphia and San Diego.

As Seer’s Director of Digital Strategy, Wil develops strategies and innovations to help clients build traffic and make money. His methods have shaped the search industry worldwide, and he speaks regularly at marketing conferences across the globe. In his free time, Wil hangs out with his wife Nora, son Rio and pup Coltrane. He also serves Philadelphia’s homeless and runaway youth at Covenant House, where he participates in a yearly sleep out.

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