Mark Runyon is the founder and lead consultant at Atlanta-based Vandelay Web and SoundOut Social Media. He can most often be found building websites and implementing creative digital marketing solutions. His undying love for technology leads him to soak up countless articles as well as trying to contribute to the broader conversation as time permits. Get in touch with Mark through LinkedIn!
Hathway CSMO Kevin Rice’s entrepreneurial spirit and deep understanding of the digital landscape across industries allow him to not only help brands dominate their markets in “the now,” but also prepare them to pioneer at “what’s next.” It’s this skill that has helped Kevin grow Hathway, the agency he co-founded with CEO Jesse Dundon in 2008, to 50 employees, three offices, and No. 601 on the 2014 Inc. 5000 list.
Cassandra Naji is Marketing Content Editor at Justinmind, a prototyping tool that allows you to prototype web and mobile apps so you can visualize and test your software solution before writing a single line of code. Before she was a techie, Cassandra was an old-fashioned journalist and communications professional in Cambodia and Taiwan.
Maddy Osman creates engaging content with SEO best practices for marketing thought leaders and agencies that have their hands full with clients and projects. Learn more about her process and experience on her website, www.The-Blogsmith.com and read her latest articles on Twitter: @MaddyOsman.
Phil Singleton is a WordPress web designer at Kansas City Web Design® and provides Internet marketing and search engine optimization consulting services. He has been a contributing writer for sites such as Freshbooks, Duct Tape Marketing, Regus, Ahrefs and SEMRush. Phil loves reading, blogging and speaking about web design and Internet marketing, and is writing a book on SEO called New SEO: Search Engine Optimization For Web Designers & Small Business Owners, due for release in 2015.
John Surdakowski is the founder and creative director at Avex Designs, a digital agency in New York City. John has been working in the digital space for 15 years and loves sharing his thoughts and experiences about web design, development and marketing. When he is not collaborating with global brands and agencies, he's writing music, spending time with his family or in the mountains snowboarding.
Hi, I’m Tom! A UX and UI specialist, founder and Managing director of Smoof. I’m passionate about increasing conversion and revenue for growing online companies through expert UX/UI design and consultancy. I have a passion for helping you embrace the benefits of design thinking. Find me @tomstarley
Christine Mark is co-founder and lead designer at Gravity Switch, a top agile web development firm in New England. Christine's brain, heart and soul are wired to solve problems of any sort -- whether related to design, branding, messaging, business, marketing, people, and the list goes on. In her spare time, she enjoys working on fun projects with her husband, raising their four kids, singer / songwriting on piano, and training for track and field (400 meter hurdles!).
Matthew Pizzi is an Adobe Certified instructor with over 15 years of experience teaching Adobe applications. He has been a speaker at industry events like Adobe MAX and Social Media Week and has authored several books on Adobe’s products. Matthew’s training videos are featured regularly on Adobe.com which demonstrate new and important features of their Creative Cloud offerings. You can visit Train Simple to view his online courses.
Nate Burgos runs Design Feast, his long-term project dedicated to creative culture. He wrote “Scratch your niche: Fun and fulfillment through Web-based projects.” He also self-published “BROKEN: Navigating the ups and downs of the circus called work.” Follow Nate on Twitter and Facebook.
Jeff Kraemer ran his first usability test back in 2001; this was before screen-recording software, so recording the test meant pointing a VHS videocamera at the screen. Since then, he's spent time specializing in content strategy and instructional design, but he really loves being a UX generalist. Previously at Workopolis and Usability Matters, Jeff is now Principal UX Designer at FreshBooks.
Stephen Moyers is an online marketer, designer, avid tech-savvy blogger. He is associated with Los Angeles based SPINX Digital Agency. He loves to write about web design, development, online marketing, social media and much more. Apart from writing, he loves traveling & photography. Follow Stephen on Twitter & Google+.
Jim Nielsen currently lives in NYC working as a designer for an enterprise software startup. He loves to ski, read, eat street tacos, take road trips to the tunes of Bob Dylan, and transform complexity into simplicity. On the internet, you can find him on twitter and his personal site.