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Digital East

September 08, 2011 06:44 ET

Internet Marketers and Executives Converge in the Washington, DC Area for Digital East 2011

Experts From Top Brands to Present Best Practices on Digital Marketing and Business Strategies

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - Hundreds of Internet executives, interactive marketers, web entrepreneurs, online strategists, bloggers, designers and other new media professionals are set to convene just outside Washington, DC in Tysons Corner, Virginia on September 28-29th for the Digital East 2011 conference.

Digital East will feature top Internet thought leaders and innovators from brands such as Google, Microsoft, Gowalla, Yelp!, LivingSocial, AOL, Yahoo!, Rosetta Stone, Cisco, comScore, Ad Age and CNN among many others. These expert speakers will present the latest best practice strategies in areas such as social media, mobile marketing, ecommerce, online video, online advertising, cloud computing, real-time analytics, Internet entrepreneurship, social commerce and gaming, web design, online reputation management, search marketing, usability and email marketing among many others.

Attendees able to attain event passes to the anticipated sold out event will also be afforded the opportunity to make connections and forge new relationships with presenters, fellow event colleagues and up and coming Internet startups from Digital East Demo Showcase through hours of networking opportunities.

Sample Digital East 2011 speakers who will be sharing their Digital marketing and business success strategies and best practices this year include:

  • Simon Dumenco, "The Media Guy",
  • David Perry, Business Development, Google
  • Patrick Svenburg, Director of Strategy, Microsoft
  • Anil Panguluri, Director, Mobile Search & Discovery, Yahoo!
  • Timothy Markey, Director, Global Professional Services, Cisco
  • Andy Ellwood, Director of Business Development, Gowalla
  • Jon Carpenter, Director of Marketing, LivingSocial
  • Simon Heseltine, Director of SEO, AOL
  • Eric Ludwig, Senior Director of Online Marketing, Rosetta Stone
  • Catherine Cook, Co-Founder,
  • Mark Marvel, Senior Director of Video Monetization,
  • David Plotz, Editor, Slate
  • Kevin Lee, Founder & CEO, Didit
  • Bryan Monroe, Editor,
  • Brianne Forst, Director of Ecommerce, Plow & Hearth
  • Reggie Aggarwal, CEO & Chairman, Cvent
  • Patrick McLean, VP Digital Marketing, Capital One
  • Kevin Dando, Director Digital & Education Communications, PBS
  • Dana Todd, VP Performance Innovation, Performics
  • Jai William, Email Marketing, InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Jodi McDermott, VP Digital Analytics Product Management, comScore
  • Dan Siroker, CEO, Optimizely
  • Colin Hynes, Senior VP of User Experience, Rue La La
  • Matthew Bryan, Senior Analytics Engineer, The Washington Post
  • Gary Gunn, Business Development, HootSuite
  • Bhavesh Bhagat, Chairman, EnCrisp
  • Donna DeMarco, Co-Founder & VP, Viddler
  • Ro Choy, COO, Formspring
  • Lindsay Wassell, Partner & Consultant, KeyphraSEOlogy
  • Rob Noyes, Web Manager, Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Jack Krawczyk, Senior Product Marketing, StumbleUpon
  • Jamie Grove, VP of Marketing,
  • Ted McDonald, Web Analyst, Verisign
  • Brian Williams, Co-Founder & CEO, Viget Labs
  • Larissa Fair, Senior Marketing Manager, Avectra
  • Jeff Allen, CEO, Ziplist
  • Josh Glantz, VP & GM, Publishers Clearing House Online
  • Liz Strauss, Co-Founder, SOBCon
  • Li Evans, Co-Founder & CEO, LiBeck Integrated Marketing
  • Jim Halling, Interactive Sales Manager, Comcast Spotlight
  • Tara Lewis, Regional Marketing Director, Yelp!
  • Mary Fletcher Jones, Marketing Consultant, Fletcher Prince
  • Don Bruns, Director of Application Design, Navigation Arts
  • Lindsay Woodworth, Director of Marketing, 2ergo
  • Ken Eisner, VP Policy & Business Development, One Economy
  • Dan London, Director of Online Marketing, ShareFile
  • Eric Boggs, CEO, Argyle Social
  • Marty Weintraub, CEO, aimClear
  • Tom Critchlow, Director of Operations, Distilled
  • Jennifer Sargent, CEO & Co-Founder, HitFix
  • Colin O'Malley, VP Business Development & Privacy, Evidon
  • Will Meyer, Senior VP Publisher Products, Clearspring
  • Kathleen DeBenedictis, Director of Product Management, Comcast Spotlight
  • David Dowd, GM of Lifestyles, Buddy Media
  • Dallas Lawrence, Chief Global Digital Strategist, Burson-Marsteller

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About Digital East
The second annual Digital East will feature over 100 Internet thought leader and industry insider speakers, multi-track actionable presentations, hours of networking opportunities and a demo showcase highlighting some of the most promising up and coming Digital startups. Digital East 2011 takes place September 28-29th just outside Washington, DC in Tysons Corner, Virginia.