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What is Qwoted?

Qwoted is a free expert network: we help reporters connect with experts & we help those same experts build relationships with top reporters.

Event Date Mon Nov 16 EST - Wed Nov 18 EST (about 1 year ago)
Location New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, United States
Region Americas

The Future of Search will gather more than 1,600 of the best and brightest minds in technology and marketing to explore where search is headed and how marketers can be on the leading edge of change.

Use the search function to find keynotes, vertical-specific breakout sessions, and much more.


2020 Speakers

Howard Lerman
CEO and Founder, Yext

Earvin “Magic” Johnson
Chairman and CEO, Magic Johnson Enterprises

Seth Meyers
Host, Late Night with Seth Meyers

Jill Ellis
All-Time Winningest Coach in U.S. Soccer History; Former Head Coach, U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team

Seth Godin
Best-Selling Author and Marketing Hall of Fame Inductee,, Breakout Speakers

Jamie Adams
Chief Revenue Officer, Scorpion

Sridhar B
Director- Digital, Media and Futures, Diageo

Stephan Bajaio
Chief Evangelist & Co Founder, Conductor

Wesley Barrow
Head of Industry, Retail & CPG, Yext

Thorsten Becker
Director SEO, SIXT SE

Aaron Boggs
President, RevLocal

Lexi Bohonnon
VP, Sales Engineering, Yext

Carrie Bosworth
VP Global MidMarket Sales, Yext

Michelle Bowman
Director, Retail Marketing, FedEx Services

Brian Braiker
Editor, AdAge

Meghan Brescia
Brand Strategy Manager, IHA

Tina Brown
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media and Women in the World, Tina Brown Live Media

Gerald Buckley
Digital Marketing Executive, Gateway First Bank

Michael Burrows
Owner, Beyond Aquatics

Jonathon Byrd
Senior Director of Solutions and Delivery, DialogTech

Drew Canniff
DVP, Agency & Partner Sales, Yelp

Jason Carrigan
VP of Digital and Guest Experience, Checkers and Rally's

Brian Carty
Chief Marketing Officer, Steward Health Care

Vivien Cheung
Director, Market Development Greater China, Yext

Shane Closser
Head of Industry, Financial Services, Yext

Dana Coles
Owner, Bouncetown

Robert Connelly
Technology Marketing Director, The UPS Store

Jeanna Corley
VP, Digital Strategy & Analytics, Massage Envy

Steve Creel
Senior Vice President, BBVA

Richard Crew
Digital Marketing Consultant, Wells Fargo

Cody Crnkovich
Head of Platform Partners & Strategy, Adobe

Ed Doran
Director Product Management, Microsoft Research & AI, CoFounder Cortana, Microsoft

Adam Edmunds
President, Podium

John Federman

Marc Ferrentino
Chief Strategy Officer, Yext

Brooke Fitts
Senior Director, Creative and Digital Strategy, Sanford Health

Rivka Fogel
Search Practice Lead, Deloitte

Lisa Ford
Director of Digital Marketing, Capital One

Duane Forrester
VP, Industry Insights, Yext

Michael Galassi
Head of Search & Voice Engineering, Netflix

Trish Giordano
Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Earl Enterprises

Scott Griffiths
CFO, Marketing, Farmers Insurance

Carly Hallman
Sr Director of Marketing, TMX Finance Family of Companies

Gordon Henry
CMO, Thryv

Chris Herring
Head of Website Strategy, Citizens Bank

Lisa Hillmann
Director, Digital Operations, T-Mobile

Ben Hindman
Co-Founder, CEO, Splash

Andy Hobbs
Sr. Director, Digital Access & Engagement, LifePoint Health

Del Humenik
Chief Revenue Officer, SEMrush

David Isbitski
Chief Evangelist, Alexa, Amazon

Erin Jaeger
Senior Director, Product Marketing, Yext

Alex Johnson
Digital Strategy and Analytics Manager, Cherry Creek Mortgage

Graham Johnston
Head of Omnichannel & Digital First, Three UK

Brian Kaminsky
President of Revenue and Data Operations, iHeart Media

Amory Kelie
Global Director Traffic Growth, adidas

Jonathan Kennell
Vice President of Product Management, Yext

Kamran Khan
Managing Director, Accenture

Kia Kokalitcheva
Tech Reporter, Axios

Matt Labuda
Digital Marketing Director, Podium

Yixue Li
Engineering Manager, Pinterest

Carrie Liken
Head of Industry, Healthcare, Yext

Sandy Lohr
CEO, MatchCraft

Elena Luneva
Product, Nextdoor

David McCafferty
CMO, Romeo's Pizza Franchise, LLC

Dave McCue
Digital Marketing Manager - Organic SEO, Allstate Insurance

Amy Middleton
Director of Marketing, IHA

Sheryl Morgan
Digital Channel Lead, MyEyeDr.

Gerard Murphy
Senior Product Director - Restaurants, TripAdvisor

Dawn Nicholson
Head of Marketing, Primark

Christi Olson
Head of Evangelism, Search, Microsoft

Christopher Pace
Senior Director of Digital Marketing, Banner Health

Ed Parsons
Geospatial Technologist, Google

Kathryn Parsons
Head of SEO, Philip Morris International

Sahil Patel
Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Lawrence Patrick
Director, Northwestern

Jennifer Quinlan
Chief Executive Officer, R2integrated

Carl Quintanilla
Anchor, CNBC

Lily Ray
SEO Director, Path Interactive

Ralf Peter Reimann
Rev., Evangelical Church in the Rhineland

Mary Fratto Rowe
Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, Yext

Hernando Ruiz-Jimenez
Chief Marketing Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian

Laura Russell
vp, director marketing technology, Fifth Third Bank

Al Saltiel
Senior Vice President, AutoZone

Laura Santella-Saccone
VP, Marketing, Schweiger Dermatology Group

Gail Seanor
VP, Ecommerce and Innovation, Bloomin' Brands

Jason Seeley
Sr Director - Digital Product Management, The Wendy's Company

Max Shaw
Director Product Management, Yext

Andrew Shotland
CEO & Founder, Local SEO Guide

Emery Skolfield
General Partner and Principal, Marketing, Edward Jones

Miles Skorpen
Head of Consumer and Marketplace Product at OpenTable, OpenTable

Kaylie Smart
Events Director, Podium

Jamie Smith
Product Manager, Yext

Andrew Sorkin
Columnist, Anchor, Author, New York Times, CNBC

Todd Stanley
Managing Director, Human Experience Offering, Deloitte

Jim Steele
President & Chief Revenue Officer, Yext

Brian Stoner
VP, Product, DuckDuckGo

Stephen Strong
Director of Digital, Northwestern Medicine

Wendi Sturgis
CEO Yext Europe, Yext

Marisa Thalberg
Chief Brand Officer, Yum! Brands

Jeff Tomlin
CMO, Vendasta

Dan Toplitt
VP, Group Director, SEO, Reprise Digital

Vincent Totino
SEO/SEM Senior Manager, Solstice Sunglasses

Tammy Twedt
VP E-Business Manager, Wells Fargo

Elizabeth Villa
Director of Content Marketing, Kitchen United

Talia Wachtel
VP, Client Management, Tiger Pistol

Mitch Walden
Sr. Director, Loyalty & Performance Marketing, Papa John's Pizza

Christian J. Ward
EVP, Chief Data Officer, Yext

Charles Watson
CEO, Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Guido Weber
Head of Sales Promotions, Vodafone GmbH

Gideon Weiler
Product Manager, Yext

Emma Weisberg
Global Head of Waze Ads Marketing, Waze

Fili Wiese
SEO Expert,

Cory Young
Manager, DMP, Campbell Soup Company

Zahid Zakaria
Sr. Director, Client Insights and Success Operations, Yext

Lee Zucker
Head of Industry, Food Service & Hospitality, Yext

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsors


• iHeart MEDIA

• thryv

• duda

• dialogtech
• jrni
• r2i
• TigerPistol
• tripadvisor

• surefire local
• tapClicks
• waze

• Brodbrigde
• nrc
• semrush
• Stericyle

• BlueMoon/Digital
• ninjacat
• Pagefreezer
• sproutloud
• Sendoso