Current Speakers

Marissa Allen

  • Director of Strategy
  • WPromote, Inc.

Marissa Allen joined Wpromote in 2008 to bring her expertise as an Ecommerce and paid media guru to the table and challenge Wpromote clients to succeed. After spending several years on accelerated account development, Marissa stepped up to establish Wpromote’s Strategy team, where she drives omni-channel strategic growth through a strong belief in the full funnel approach. As a business and relationship activator, Marissa loves cultivating lifelong client…

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Kevin Campbell

  • Market Leader, Commercial Banking
  • Boston Private Bank

Kevin Campbell is Market Leader, Commercial Banking at Boston Private and is based in Los Angeles, California. In this role, he oversees Boston Private’s commercial lending efforts to privately held businesses, private banking and commercial real estate clients in Southern California. Kevin joined Boston Private after more than 30 years of financial services industry experience. Prior to Boston Private, he served as Executive Vice President at Bank of…

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Andy Cohen

  • Co-Chief Executive Officer
  • Gensler

Andy is one of two Gensler Co-CEOs, whose collaborative leadership model sets itself apart in the marketplace as a leading global design firm. For his innovative leadership, he and Co-CEO Diane Hoskins rank on Business Insider’s elite “Creators” list, a who’s who of the world’s 100 top creative visionaries. A hands-on leader, Andy oversees Gensler’s global platform and its day-to-day operations, some 6000+ people networked across 50 offices,…

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Honorable Joyce Karlin Fahey

  • Los Angeles County Superior Court (Retired)

Joyce Fahey has been a Manhattan Beach resident for more than 30 years. Joyce served as a City Council member and Mayor for 8 years as well as a School Board Trustee. Joyce and her husband have one daughter who is a junior at University of San Diego. Joyce is a retired Superior Court Judge and has been a mediator and arbitrator for the Alternative Resolution Center (ARC)…

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Jonathan M. Glaser

  • Founder and CIO
  • JMG Capital Partners, L.P.

Jonathan M Glaser is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of JMG Capital Partners, L.P. JMG has been investing in various capital markets and financing strategies since 1992. For 17 years Jonathan ran one of the largest and most successful convertible bond and volatility arbitrage hedge funds. Since then, his passion for the financial markets has enabled him to move into different investment sectors, such as private equity,…

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Daniel Grazziani

  • Associate Director of Social Media
  • W Promote

Daniel Grazziani is the Associate Director of Social Media. He started his career as an intern during his last year at California State University, Long Beach. He values his partnerships and enjoys helping his clients transform their digital marketing strategies. In his role as Associate Director of Social Media, Daniel works with many of Wpromote’s marquee brands and oversees strategy on key accounts. When he’s not helping clients achieve…

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Martin Keely

  • Sr. Vice President
  • Blizzard Entertainment

Martin Keely is ​a respected industry leader with over 20 years of experience focused on digital products, growth and monetization. He ​currently works as SVP, Media Networks at Blizzard Entertainment, recently named to that role in April 2019. It’s his second stint with Activision Blizzard, having previously served ​as head of operations for their Major League Gaming esports division in 2017. In his current role, he is responsible for leading the…

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Ariel Kozicki

  • Associate Director of SEO
  • W Promote

Ariel Kozicki is an Associate Director of SEO and a go-to resource for all things technical! Ecommerce websites and onsite content optimization are her specialties, along with local SEO. Ariel has a passion for reporting and data analysis, and can often be found deep-diving into category and product page performance. A UCLA graduate who loves detail and organization, Ariel currently collaborates with Wpromote’s SEO Team to implement search engine…

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Stephanie Love

  • Managing Director, Private Client Advisor
  • Bank of America

As a private client advisor, Stephanie is responsible for maintaining and growing financial relationships with high net worth families through the comprehensive investment, credit, banking and wealth transfer platform of the Private Bank. Her experience in securities markets and investments, together with her understanding of the full array of banking services are valuable resources in providing wealth management solutions for her clients. Prior to joining Bank of America…

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Rob Lucenti

  • Managing Partner, Orange County Practice
  • Deloitte LLP

Rob Lucenti is Managing Partner, Orange County Practice, Deloitte LLP. Rob has 27 years of public accounting experience with Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries, (“Deloitte”) including leadership roles as a Senior Strategic Client Relationship partner in Los Angeles, and serving as the Pacific Southwest Region Audit Enterprise Risk Services Marketplace leader. During this time he was involved in building client relationships with a focus on driving quality service…

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Michael Mothner

  • Founder & CEO
  • WPromote, Inc.

Michael Mothner is the Founder & CEO of Wpromote, the largest independent digital marketing agency in the US, helping clients Think Like A Challenger to accelerate growth and scale profitably. In 2001, Michael founded Wpromote out of his dorm room at Dartmouth College. The company is now one of the fastest-growing and widely recognized online marketing firms in the country, with 450 employees across 8 offices. Michael led Wpromote through…

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George Pappas

  • Vice President
  • AEG Global Partnerships

George Pappas is Vice President of AEG Global Partnerships.  He joined AEG in 2014, bringing more than 15 years of marketing, sports and entertainment sales experience to the company.  Within AEG, George manages property sales across AEG’s robust portfolio of global assets spanning Facilities (STAPLES Center/L.A. Live, T-Mobile Arena, The O2), Sports Teams (LA Kings, LA Galaxy), Music Festivals (Coachella, Stagecoach, New Orleans Jazz Fest), esports (Immortals, LA Valiant), Lifestyle…

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Joe Takai

  • Partner and Center Lead
  • BCG Digital Ventures

In Manhattan Beach Joe and oversees all activities and personnel in the DV Center As a Partner and Managing Director Joe directs the Firm’s work in the Energy Sector and is responsible for building and launching ventures in the energy space. He runs successful and innovative ventures for major oil, gas, power and utility corporate partners in Europe, North America and the Middle East. His leadership in Energy…

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Steve Wallis

  • Principal
  • Da Vinci Science

Principal, Da Vinci Science Steve Wallis is the Principal of Da Vinci Science and a co-founder of Da Vinci Schools.  Steve is credentialed in physics, biology and chemistry with National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification.  He earned his B.S. in Psychobiology from UCLA in 1998, his M.Ed. from UCLA in 1999, and his National Board Certification in chemistry in 2003.  He was inspired to teach high school…

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Mary Wang

  • Sr. Principal Information Assurance Engineer
  • Northrop Grumman

Ms. Mary Wang is a senior principal information assurance engineer at Northrop Grumman.  She has a combined 20 years of software engineering and information assurance experience.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Master’s in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.  Her certifications include an ISC2Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC-Council Certified Network Defense Architect (CNDA) and CompTIA Security+. She is also an…

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Matthew Wonder

  • CEO
  • Da Vinci Schools

Matthew Wunder is Chief Executive Officer of Da Vinci Schools, and led the initiative to build this state of the art, world class “3 in 1” high rise campus.   His forward looking vision of a collaborative learning environment is what differentiates this school from others.  It utilizes a college and career-ready model to align hands -on project-based and real-world learning, to workforce needs.   This includes involving industry and higher…

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