Los Angeles Speakers

The 2019 Lineup

We want to reimagine the SEO conference with UnGagged Los Angeles. No fluff, no BS, just actionable methods and strategies from the leading industry experts. Our presenters aren’t just marketing megastars, they’re passionate about sharing ideas and shaking up the status quo!

Because there’s no censorship and no recording, our speakers can share insights and strategies they can’t share at other conferences. You may have heard these speakers before, but you definitely haven’t heard what they say when they Get UnGagged.

2019 Los Angeles Speakers (so far)

    Andrew is CEO of LocalSEOGuide.com a leading SEO consultancy with a specialty in Multi-Location & Enterprise SEO for 10+ years. Andrew is editor of the Local SEO Guide blog which … more


    Arsen Rabinovich is a marketer, SEO, international speaker, and the founder of TopHatRank.com LLC, a Los Angeles-based, award-winning Marketing Agency that specializes in innovative digital marketing techniques for modern brands … more


    Digital Marketing Consultant at Brent Csutoras, LLC and Managing Partner at Search Engine Journal, one of the top Digital Marketing publications online. Speaker at many of the top marketing conferences, … more


    Bruce Clay is founder and president of Bruce Clay, Inc., a global digital marketing company recognized as a worldwide leader in search marketing. Bruce began conducting SEO training in 1999, … more


    Christi is the Head of Evangelism for Bing at Microsoft and is on the Board of Directors for the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) and the University of Idaho … more


    Cindy Krum is the CEO and Founder of MobileMoxie, LLC. MobileMoxie was founded in 2008, and provides mobile marketing consultancy as well as offering a custom suite of cutting-edge online … more


    Dana is President & Partner at Kick Point, where she helps people and teams do better marketing. After almost 20 years in the digital marketing industry, her deep experience in … more


    David is Owner and CEO of digital advertising agency FMB Media, and one of the world’s best-known experts in online advertising. A former Apple Computer executive and serial entrepreneur, David’s … more


    Duane Forrester is the Vice President of Industry Insights for Yext, leading industry outreach, evangelism and authorship for the company. Between Microsoft and Yext, he was the VP, Operations with … more


    Eric Wu is the Head of Product & Growth at BloomNation, the largest online floral marketplace that connecting the best local flower shops. As an SEO, Product Manager, and Marketing … more


    Frédéric Dubut is a product leader and international public speaker with 10+ years of experience delighting customers by shipping online services, enterprise software and consumer products at Microsoft (Bing, Office, … more


    Gary Illyes is Google Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, but according to his Twitter bio, he’s also the House Elf and Chief of Sunshine and Happiness at Google. Gary’s dedicated … more


    Gerry has been working in the digital sector for 15+ years, mainly in SEO but often swapping over to work in analytics, strategy, social and more. Having worked on some … more


    Greg is an experienced Local SEO consultant specializing in the automotive industry. An experienced conference speaker, his movie-themed slide decks are always audience favorites. Specialties include: Search Engine Optimization, Local … more


    Hamlet’s story begins to the south: he was born and lived until 2010 in the beautiful tropical island of the Dominican Republic. He is a US Genius Visa holder – … more


    Hannah is Business Director at UK based award-winning digital marketing agency Found, Hannah has over five years of search experience having devised and managed a range of successful online campaigns … more


    Jennifer Hoffman is Marketing Director at DeepCrawl, she’s an enthusiastic and passionate Marketing Director with 15+ years of experience in the B2B SaaS sector. Jennifer Specializes in brand building and … more


    Jenny Halasz has been in search since 2000, first working in affiliate marketing for Art.com, where she became familiar with “this bidding thing on GoTo” as part of her responsibilities. … more


    SEO veteran since 1996. A former software tester with WordPerfect and Novel, he tests the algorithms and affiliate markets to gain leverage against competitors with over 1,100 test domains. Uses … more


    Jim Boykin has been actively involved in SEO and Internet marketing since 1999. Jim’s knowledge and experience have made him one of the most respected and referenced SEO’s in the … more


    You might know him as Cygnus, or @CygnusSEO, but IRL he’s Joe Sinkwitz, a man that built an empire on the back of payday lead gen over an 11 year … more


    Josh Shampo is known for getting the seemingly impossible done, online or off. Josh took notice when a Russian company stole his client’s Google Maps listing using Google Map Maker. … more


    Judith is a renowned writer, trainer, blogger and a digital and media consultant specialising in applying strategic understanding of digital technologies to help businesses innovate and optimise their effectiveness within … more


    Kristine Schachinger started her career in 1998 as a front-end developer and website designer. She has two decades of website design, development and implementation experience and has helped design/code/implement sites for … more


    Loren Baker is the Co-Founder at Foundation Digital and Founder of Search Engine Journal. At Foundation, Loren works with companies such as ESPN, AirBNB, SONY Pictures and American Eagle Outfitters … more


    Marty is an entrepreneur, author, speaker & wilderness guide. He founded Aimclear®, a driven marketing agency dominant in psychographic targeting, winner of 10 US Search Awards, including 2X Best Large … more


    Michael Roper was caught hacking and got banned from computers in middle school. Today, he uses those same skills to rank his clients on Google, break the 0.5s website load … more


    For more than 20 years Michelle has lived at the intersection of technology, marketing, and data. She is an accomplished marketing, technology, and media professional with deep experience as a … more


    Nick is a serial entrepreneur who has has built and sold a handful of businesses, and countless websites and domains. He’s not into awards in the SEO industry as he … more


    Patrick Stox is a Technical SEO for IBM. He’s an organizer for the Raleigh SEO Meetup (the most successful SEO Meetup in the US), the Beer and SEO Meetup, and … more


    Paul Shapiro is a “technical marketer”, author, and regular speaker. He is currently serving as Senior Partner and Head of SEO at Catalyst, a search and social marketing agency. At … more


    Robert Hansen became the CTO of Bit Discovery after his company OutsideIntel was acquired. Mr. Hansen has worked for Digital Island, Exodus Communications and Cable & Wireless beginning as a … more


    Ross Hudgens founded Siege Media in August of 2012. Siege, now more than six years old, made the Inc. 5000 in 2017 and 2018, in addition to being named one … more


    Russell McAthy has been working in digital for over a decade with data analytics at the heart of his career. Working with businesses from startup to FTSE100 he has guided … more


    Ruth Burr Reedy is an SEO, people manager, speaker, and karaoke enthusiast living in Oklahoma City, OK. She is the Director of Strategy at UpBuild, a boutique technical marketing agency … more


    Ryan Jones is an ex software engineer who turned into an SEO about 14 years ago. He currently runs the SEO team at PublicisSapient where he works with several large … more


    Upasna, more commonly referred to as Pas, is the Search Lead at Ziff Davis, where she architects and executes the organic search strategies for Mashable and PCMag. Holding a degree … more


 

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