Abi is Key Account Manager – Events for Slido – an award-winning audience interaction tool for live Q&A, polling and slide-sharing – where she works with large-scale event agencies and PCOs, to help them get the most from their speakers and audience. With 9 years conference management experience, and previously at Reed Exhibitions, Abi has.. read more →

Matt Riley, CAE founded The Conference Agency after a 12-year career as an association meeting planner and CPD/continuing education director  with the US-based National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) and the South Carolina Bar Association.  He has conducted large conferences in cities like New York and San Francisco, exclusive executive retreats in the Caribbean and Southern.. read more →

Joe has worked in Events since the early 1990’s, initially running interactive keypad conferences and meetings whilst based in Spain. Responding to client requests he began to develop add-ons for the software, eventually replacing it completely with his own. This led to a move back to the UK in 2003 to take over the software.. read more →

Joewin Tan is the CEO of Huone Singapore. Joewin graduated with a High Distinction in Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the Australian National University. Upon graduation, she pursued well-paid careers with Citibank and Frontier Strategy Group. Throughout those corporate years, Joewin would think back to her internship with the South West Community Council where she.. read more →

Jared Bodnar is a hype-free entrepreneur with proven success in driving lead volumes and revenue for hyper-growth, venture-backed businesses through direct response activities. As VP of Marketing with Attendify, Jared is responsible for marketing and demand generation activities for an event technology SaaS company. Prior to Attendify, Jared was the Sr. Director of Acquisition Marketing with.. read more →

Jim Parker is President and CEO of Digitell, Inc., a full service multimedia company that specializes in Live Streaming and Content Distribution Systems. Mr. Parker is a 30 year veteran in the conference industry, servicing over 100 organizations, such as the American Academy of Family Physicians, RSNA, and AICPA. With a staff of over 50,.. read more →

James Cobb has worked in the live music and event sector for over 20 years, starting out as a concert tour Production Manager. He has been a Director of a successful music festival, a text-messaging technology company, a stage lighting company and a live event safety consultancy practice. In 2013 he founded Crowd Connected, the.. read more →

Kerem Baran is CEO and co-founder of Boomset, an integration platform of apps and services optimizing the on-site event experience. An event industry veteran and pioneer in innovative apps and technology. Kerem works internationally with many of the greatest event professionals across the UK, Turkey and throughout Europe. With a passion for coding, he has.. read more →

Phil Hamstra is the VP of Strategic Initiatives for Meeting Tomorrow, a full-service production and event technology partner for Fortune 500, agencies and associations.  MT specialized in clients with multiple events throughout the US, trusted by 25,000+ meeting planners since 2003.  Phil has spent his 11+ years at MT working to help drive growth, strategy, execution and.. read more →

As an accomplished design leader, writer, presenter, BBC tech pundit and Head of Innovation at Brandwidth, Dean Johnson is shaping the connected future for Film, TV, Automotive, Publishing, Music, Education and Leisure sectors with the emphasis on user experience and engagement. Dean is a Fellow and former VP of the Chartered Society of Designers and.. read more →