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Submission deadline is December 5th, 2014. No late submissions will be accepted.

Below is a list of all the fantastic speakers we had for CMWorld 2014!

Keynote Speakers


Kevin Spacey

Award-winning Actor and Producer

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Julie Fleischer

Director, Data + Content + Media, Kraft Foods


Andrew Davis

Author, Brandscaping: Unleashing the Power of Partnerships

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Scott Stratten

Author, QR Codes Kill Kittens & UnMarketing

Track Keynotes

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Jeff Charney

Chief Marketing Officer, The Progressive Corporation

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Katrina Craigwell

Global Manager, Digital Marketing, General Electric

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Ann Handley

Co-Author, Content Rules

Featured Speakers

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Scott Abel

Content Strategist, The Content Wrangler, Inc.


Jay Acunzo

Director of Platform and Community, NextView Ventures


Ardath Albee

Author, eMarketing Strategies for the Complex Sale


Rick Allen

Co-Founder, Meet Content

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Lisa Arledge Powell

President, MediaSource


Tim Ash

Author, Landing Page Optimization

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Mark E. Avsec

Vice-Chair of the Innovations, Information Technology & Intellectual Property (3iP) Practice Group, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff, LLP


Jay Baer

Author, Youtility

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Rachel Balik

storyteller-in-residence, Demandbase


Melyssa Banda

Senior Director of Marketing, Western Digital

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Robert Barnhart

Marketing Advisor, Oracle

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Brice Bay

CEO, EnVeritas Group

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Peter Beller

Director of Content, Ebyline

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Renato Beninatto

Chief Marketing Officer, Moravia IT

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Leigh Blaylock

Manager of Content Marketing, Red Hat


Bernie Borges

Host, Social Business Engine Digital TV Show and Podcast

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Susan Borst

Director of Industry Initiatives, IAB

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Lorna Breault-Snyder

Director of Customer Education Development, Schneider Electric

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Andrew Bredenkamp

President & Founder, Acrolinx

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Melissa Breker

Founding Partner, Content Strategy Incorporated


Michael Brenner

Head of Strategy, NewsCred


Scott Brinker

Co-founder & CTO, ion interactive

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Kevin Briody

Senior Vice President, Content Marketing, Pace

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Mike Brown

Founder, The Brainzooming Group


Maggie Burke

Senior Director in Corporate Marketing, EMC Corporation

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Patrick Cassidy

Head of Global Digital Brand Marketing, New Balance

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Kirk Cheyfitz

CEO and Chief Storyteller, Story Worldwide

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Fabiano Cid

Managing Director, Ccaps Translation and Localization


Brian Clark

Founder & CEO, Copyblogger

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Ian Cleary

Founder, RazorSocial

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Craig Coffey

US Marketing Communications Manager, Lincoln Electric Company


Heidi Cohen

Chief Content Officer, Actionable Marketing Guide


Jonathon Colman

Content Strategist, Facebook

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Andy Crestodina

Author, Content Chemistry


Chris Cullmann

Director of Digital Strategy, Coyne PR

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Melanie Cummings

Marketing Advisor, Oracle

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Jen Dennis

Content Strategist & marketer

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Pawan Deshpande

Founder & CEO, Curata

Jesse Desjardins

Jesse Desjardins

Head of Social, Tourism Australia

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Gurdeep Dhillon

Global Vice President, Audience Marketing and Content Strategy, SAP

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Pam Didner

Author, Global Content Marketing

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Gini Dietrich

Author, Spin Sucks

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JJ DiGeronimo

President, Purposeful Woman

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Chris Ducker

Author, Virtual Freedom

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Eric Eden

Vice President of Marketing, Cvent

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Omar El-Ayat

Vice President, Crosslink Capital


Jessica Fewless

Senior Manager of Partner and Field Marketing, Demandbase


Sam Fiorella

Co-Author, Influence Marketing

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Alfred C. Frawley III

Senior Counsel, Eaton Peabody

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Allen Gannett

Chief Maven and Founder, TrackMaven

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Rob Garner

Author, Search and Social: The Definitive Guide to Real-Time Content Marketing

Tom Gerace

Tom Gerace

Founder & CEO, Skyword


Gianni Giacomelli

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Genpact

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Chris Golec

Founder & CEO, Demandbase

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John Greiner

Media and First Amendment Attorney, Graydon Head & Ritchey

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Thomas Grimshaw

Sales Director of Special Feature Sections, The Wall Street Journal

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Cory Haldeman

Associate Director SEO & Content Strategy, Verizon Wireless

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Kristina Halvorson

Co-Author, Content Strategy for the Web

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Tim Hayden

Co-Author, The Mobile Commerce Revolution

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Erika Heald

Head of Social Media and Content Marketing, Anaplan

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Peter Herrnreiter

Senior Director, Digital Marketing Intelligence, Imagination

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Carlos Hidalgo



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Senior Vice President, Digital Strategist, Marcus Thomas LLC

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Jillian Hillard

Marketing Manager, PreGel AMERICA

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Katie Hocking

Lead Consultant, Web Marketing Communications, BeSmartBeWell.com

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Dan Hutson

Vice President, Communications and Marketing, be.group


Shafqat Islam

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, NewsCred

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Mitch Joel

Author, Six Pixels of Separation & CTRL ALT Delete

Carla Johnson

Carla Johnson

President, Type A Communications

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Shari Johnston

Sr. Director of Integrated Marketing, Demandbase

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David Jones

Publications Manager, John Deere

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Maggie Jones

Content Marketing Specialist, Marketo Inc.

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Thad Kahlow

CEO, BusinessOnline

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Brian Kardon

CMO, Lattice Engines

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Jascha Kaykas-Wolff

CMO, BitTorrent

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Nataly Kelly

VP of Market Development, Smartling

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Tina Kelly

Vice President of interactive marketing, McMURRY/TMG

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Doug Kessler

Co-founder and Creative Director, Velocity Partners


Kiva Kolstein

Vice President, Sales and Account Management, Percolate

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Jonathan Kranz

Author, Writing Copy for Dummies


James Krouse

Artistic Director, Ingenuity

Arnie Kuenn

Arnie Kuenn

Author, Accelerate!


Jim Kukral

Author, Attention! This Book Will Make You Money

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Emmanuel Laroche

Vice President Marketing & Consumer Insights, Symrise NA


Ahava Leibtag

Principal, AHA Media Group

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Rebecca Lieb

Industry Analyst, Altimeter Group

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Seth Lieberman

CEO, SnapApp

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Jon Loomer

Advanced Facebook Marketing Strategist, Jon Loomer Digital

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Rachel Lovinger

Experience Director, Razorfish


Donata Maggipinto

Creative Director, Content, Walmart.com

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Jenny Magic

Principal & VP Content Strategy, SiteGoals


Amanda Maksymiw

Content Marketing Manager, Lattice Engines

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Valeria Maltoni

Vice President, Digital Strategy, PM Digital

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Laura Mansfield

CEO, PAGATIM Companies

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Tom Martin

Author, The Invisible Sale

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Stacy Martinet

Chief Marketing Officer, Mashable

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Bruce McDuffee

Content Director, Digital Aviation Division, Boeing

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Brant McLean

Director of Brand Partnerships, South, Tumblr

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Carol Meyers

CMO, Rapid7


Heather Meza

Chief Content Alchemist, Content Marketing Institute

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Andrew Milk

Head of Sponsored Content, Taboola

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Jason Miller

Head of Global Content & Social Initiatives, LinkedIn


Susan Misukanis

President, TopRank Online Marketing

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Scott Monty

Executive Vice President of Strategy, SHIFT Communications

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Jerod Morris

Director of Content, Copyblogger Media


Guillermo Morrone

VP, Head of Global Consumer and Priceless Cities Content Strategy, MasterCard Worldwide

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Dave Morse

Digital marketing strategist, Delta Faucet Company

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Paolo Mottola

Digital Engagement Program Manager, REI


Pamela Muldoon

Audio Content Consultant & Content Strategist, Audio Content Solutions


Mike Murray

President, Online Marketing Coach

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Sarah Nels

Senior Manager of Campaign Strategy, Demandbase

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Jesse Noyes

Senior Director of Content Marketing, Kapost


Lee Odden

Author, Optimize


Peter O’Neill

Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

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Nic Panayi

Director, Global Brand & Digital Marketing, CSC

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David Parker

Chief Marketing Technologist for Client Solutions, IO Integration

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David Pembroke

Founder , contentgroup

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Kathleen Pierce

Director, Content Operations, Illumina

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Curt Porritt

Senior Vice President of Marketing, MasterControl


Alan Porter

Content Marketing Manager, Caterpillar Inc.

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Michael Pranikoff

Global Director, Emerging Media, PR Newswire

Joe Pulizzi

Joe Pulizzi

Author, Epic Content Marketing


Sunil Rajaraman

Founder & CEO, Scripted.com

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Todd Resnick

Managing Director, Resnick Interactive Group

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Adele Revella

Author, The Buyer Persona Manifesto

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Robin Riddle

Global Publisher, WSJ Custom Studios

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Tim Riesterer

Co-Author, Conversations That Win the Complex Sale

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Claire Robinson

Manager, BrandVoice program, Forbes

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Paul Roetzer

Author, The Marketing Agency Blueprint

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Jeff Rohrs

Author, AUDIENCE: Marketing In The Age Of Subscribers, Fans & Followers

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Robert Rose

Author, Managing Content Marketing

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Steve Rotter

Global VP of Digital Marketing Solutions, Brightcove

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Buddy Scalera

SVP of Content Strategy & Media, Ogilvy CommonHealth

Mark Schaefer

Mark Schaefer

Author, Return On Influence & The Tao of Twitter

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JoAnn Sciarrino

Knight Chair, Digital Advertising & Marketing, UNC Chapel Hill


Marcus Sheridan

Founder, The Sales Lion

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Joan Sherlock

Vice President of Marketing, Worldwide Marketing Programs, SAP

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Rick Short

Director of Marketing Communications, Indium Corporation

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Derek Slayton

CMO, NetProspex

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Nicole Smith

Managing Editor, TechPageOne.com, Dell Inc.


Shane Snow

Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Contently

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Russell Sparkman

Co-founder & CEO, FusionSpark Media

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Stephan Spencer

Author, Google Power Search

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David Spiegel

Vice President of Brand Strategy & Social Publishing, BuzzFeed


George Stenitzer

Vice President Communications, Tellabs

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Ruth P Stevens

Author, Maximizing Lead Generation

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Daniel Stradtman

Global Market Research & Analytics, GE Lighting

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Adryanna Sutherland

President, gyro

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Mathew Sweezey

Manager, Marketing Research & Education, Salesforce.com

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Val Swisher

Founder and CEO, Content Rules, Inc.

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Jon Tauber

Head of Sales, Central Region, Outbrain

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Mark Tennant

Creative and Content guy, Edwards Communications

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Amrita Thapar

Content Leader, Genpact

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Kevin Thomas

Director of Sales Enablement, Enterprise Cloud Services division, Hewlett-Packard

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Bert van Loon

Independent Stategist, BertvanLoon.com

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Gary Van Prooyen

Senior Director, Global Brand & Content Operations, Motorola Solutions


Adrian Vender

Director of Analytics, Internet Marketing Inc.

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Meg Walsh

Senior Director, Digital Data Strategy & Distribution, Marriott International


Tim Washer

Social Video Producer & Comedy Writer

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John Westby

Director, Digital Marketing, SilkRoad


Todd Wheatland

Author, The Marketer's Guide to SlideShare

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Ken Wincko

Senior Vice President of Marketing, PR Newswire

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Travis Wright

Chief Growth Officer, MediaThinkLabs

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Jon Wuebben

Author, Content is Currency

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Paull Young

Director of Digital, charity: water

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Tony Zambito

Leading Authority, Buyer Persona

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Chad Zimmerman

Co-Founder and President, STACK Media, Inc.