Judges


The awards are judged by an esteemed panel of industry leaders and experts, the judging is a rigorous two-stage process including pre-scoring to determine shortlists and a judging meeting where entries are discussed and evaluated in detail to decide the winning entries.

From a transparency perspective, we may video aspects of the judging session to show on the evening and give entrants an insight into why a winning entry was chosen.

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We Are Search Awards Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors are; Michael Bonfils, Roberto Croci, Motoko Hunt, Judith Lewis and Lukasz Zelezny. Find out more about our ambassadors below:

Michael Bonfils

Global Managing Director
Intl Media Management Corp (SEM International)

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Michael Bonfils is the Founder and CEO of SEM International, an award-winning global agency with 32 network offices worldwide. Specializing in multilingual digital marketing, they support global advertising agencies and multinational corporations with their international Digital marketing needs from PPC, SEO, Social Media, eCommerce, Content and localization services.

Michael became involved in the search industry in 1997 and since then, has been a regular industry contributor and speaker at conferences worldwide. Over his career, he has worked in-house, at a search engine and has sold his first agency in 2004. Since then, he and his agency has worked with and consulted for over 100 global brands such as Intel, HP, Activision/Blizzard, Medtronic, Mastercard, Sony and many others.

Michael has volunteered his time as a board member for a number of digital marketing organizations and has been a judge on multiple awards worldwide since 2015. He is honored to be a Search Award Ambassador and is committed to increasing its value as a premium, highly recognized award amongst the search industry.


Roberto Croci

Managing Director
Microsoft for Startups MEA

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Roberto Croci joined Microsoft for Startups team with a wide range of knowledge, having previously worked as the Google Regional head for (EMEA) Emerging Markets (Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Russia, Africa) where he helped businesses by building & mentoring teams that could successfully penetrate new markets and ensure sustainable revenue growth.

As a natural born leader, he is passionate about business, people and their growth and has more than 15 years’ experience in various industries – ranging from digital marketing, ad-tech to sales.

He will be integral as the Regional Managing director at Microsoft for startups Middle East, in helping startups achieve their goals and build successful businesses by promoting their tech solutions through digital and social campaigns, opening up the right opportunities for growth, customizing a market plan to maximize joint marketing with Microsoft and providing a targeted industry co-marketing and account planning.

He has specialized in leadership development as a Harvard Business School graduate
and has a proven track-record of creating successful teams and growing businesses in unpredictable environments.

He is passionate about Entrepreneurship and is one of the Partners at Strowlers Ventures, a micro VC-fund which invests in international startups mainly founded by top-tier MBAs.


Motoko Hunt

President, Int’l Search Marketing Consultant
AJPR

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Motoko has been providing the online marketing services targeting Japan, Asia, and other markets to companies from around the world for since the mid ’90s. Her search marketing consulting services with her extensive knowledge of Asia and Japanese market have been highly valued and made a big impact on some of the world’s popular multi-national brands’ search marketing campaigns.

A number of her articles have been published on industry websites and printed media. She also writes about the Search Marketing and SEO on her blog and other websites. She is a frequent speaker at the search marketing conferences globally and gives seminars and training about International search marketing, In-House SEO, and Enterprise SEO. In 2014, she received the Best Consulting Awards from the US Search Awards.


Judith Lewis

Founder & CEO
deCabbit

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Judith Lewis is the founder of the deCabbit Consultancy specialising in integrated digital marketing consultancy and execution. She is a specialist integrated online marketer with skills in SEO, PPC, and Social Media Marketing as well as other digital marketing techniques. She has been doing SEO since before it had a name and has worked both in-house and agency-side. She has judged both UK & European Search Awards, is a founding everywoman Modern Muse and is the coordinator for London Girl Geek Dinners.

Having both an in-house and agency background, her clients have included Google, Virgin, NSPCC, Zopa, Slendertone, the Guggenheim, SAP, Amadeus, Blue Cross, & ShareThis. She works from planning through to execution, integrating her digital expertise through research & analysis, design & build through to deployment. Judith writes for the SEO Chicks and Mostly About Chocolate as well as the Huffington Post. She speaks at various conferences around the world and is passionate about teaching and helping businesses large and small (as well as chocolate).


Lukasz Zelezny

SEO Consultant
Website

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Lukasz Zelezny, UK Search Awards judge, Top10 UK Social Media influencer and former director of organic performance at uSwitch / Zoopla. Currently is working as an independent SEO Consultant helping in organic traffic acquisition, technical SEO and content marketing.

Lukasz started his career in 2005 and has since been responsible for the organic performance of a number of companies including HomeAway, Thomson Reuters, The Digital Property Group, Fleetway Travel, uSwitch, Zoopla.

Each year Lukasz is speaking at many SEO and social media conferences. He was a speaker at ClickZ Shanghai China, ClickZ Jakarta Indonesia, SiMGA Malta, SES London as well as Marketing Festival in Brno, Brighton SEO in Brighton and UnGagged in London. Every year he is actively participating in 10 to 20 events as an SEO/Social Media keynote speaker. Additionally, he organizes workshops and meetups where he is sharing tips around SEO, Social Media and Analytics.

 


Judges

Dawn Anderson | Founder | Bertey

Dawn Anderson lectures on search and digital marketing strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University, is an international conference speaker (UK, US, AUS, IT), a trainer, and runs a digital marketing and international SEO consultancy agency, Bertey based in Manchester, UK. Dawn has spoken at some of the leading UK and global search marketing conferences, including Pubcon (Las Vegas and Florida), SASCON (Manchester, UK), European Search Conference (Liverpool, UK), Search Leeds (Leeds, UK), Brighton SEO (Brighton, UK), SMX London (London, UK), SMX East (San Jose, US), Ungagged London (London, UK), Ungagged Las Vegas (Las Vegas, US), MozCon (Seattle, US) and State of Search (Dallas, US). Dawn has also spoken at conference across Europe and as far afield as Australia. Dawn has been in digital marketing and SEO for 12+ years and works with leading brands providing digital marketing and SEO strategy and consultancy across a number of sectors. She is a Northern Digital, UK, EU and US Search Awards Judge. Dawn also contributes to leading search marketing industry publications such as Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, The SEMPost, State of Digital and Smart Insights. Dawn also supervises Masters dissertation students undertaking their MSc in digital marketing strategy at Manchester Metropolitan University and also lectures and undertakes workshops on search and marketing analytics teaching International Fashion Promotion students at Manchester Fashion Institute

Rob Day | VP of Marketing | Jack's Abby Brewing Co

Rob Day is the VP of Marketing for Jack's Abby Brewing Company. In his current role, he oversees all facets of marketing for Jack's Abby Craft Lagers and Springdale Beer Company. Rob has worked in a variety of industries from babies, to barbeques to beer over a 14 year professional marketing career. Prior to Jack's, Rob did tours at Lord Hobo Brewing Company, Cuisinart Grilling, The First Years Juvenile Products and News America Marketing. He attended school at the University of Southern California, but is originally from Amesbury MA and somehow left the grip of Southern Cal to return to Massachusetts for his career. Rob loves craft beer, food and cooking, music and all of the wonderful things that make up the good life. If you follow his social media, you'll see all of this and some cute dog pics.

Wilhemina Gibertson-Davis | SEO Specialist

Wilhemina is a SEO Specialist who has worked within digital marketing for 3+ years. She specialises in technical SEO & is also the Co-founder & operations manager for B-DigitalUK.

Luis Navarrete Gomez | Global Head of Digital Marketing - Sr Director | Liberty Latin America

Keith Goode | Principal SEO Product Manager | Cox Automotive

Keith Goode is a Principal SEO Product Manager at Cox Automotive, focused on the Dealer.com platform. He brings over 20 years of experience in the online sphere and over 15 years of experience in In-House and Enterprise SEO. He has worked for small and large enterprises including HomeAway, BDX, Dell, and IBM, and he has presented at dozens of conferences worldwide, including Pubcon, SMX, Advanced Search Summit, State of Search, Clarity, and DeepSEOCon. He has been recognized by Search Engine Journal as one of 140 SEO's to follow and regularly appears on industry podcasts

Bill Hartzer | SEO Consultant

Bill Hartzer is an independent SEO Consultant. He relies on his 20 years of direct SEO experience to provide technical SEO audits of websites, as well as technical link audits and link cleanups of websites. Mr. Hartzer is known worldwide for his research on the topic of search engine optimization and the New gTLD domain names, as well as Dot Brand domain names. He provides research and marketing of white papers and case studies related to the New gTLDs, as well as consulting related to domain migrations.

Scott Hendison | PRESIDENT | SEARCH COMMANDER INC |

Scott Hendison is the founder of Search Commander, Inc., an internet consultancy with multiple services and brands. He began selling software online in 1999, attended his first Pubcon in 2004, and is a founding board member of SEMpdx, hosting monthly events and an annual conference in Portland Oregon since 2007.

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Ana Hernandez | General Manager | LoveToKnow Media

Ana Hernández has been working in the digital publishing industry for over a decade. The first few years, she jumped between the ancient realm of monastery libraries where she researched medieval manuscripts for her PhD, and the modern world of SEO and web content. After finishing her dissertation, she became the Senior Content Manager at SeeTheWorld, leading its content, SEO, social media, and growth projects. Ana currently oversees the strategy and operations of WordFinder, one of the products at LoveToKnow Media. Before being promoted to this role, she was the SEO and Content Marketing Specialist on the same team she now leads.

Rachel Heseltine | VP of Consumer Growth | TRADER INTERACTIVE

Rachel Heseltine is the VP of Consumer Growth at Trader Interactive in Norfolk, VA. Her award winning team is responsible for all traffic channels for industry leading sites such as Cycle Trader, RV Trader, Equipment Trader and Commercial Truck Trader. Rachel has led US Search Award winning teams at ForRent (2017) and AOL (2014), also working in-house at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and for several years on the agency side. Rachel taught digital marketing for 5 years at Georgetown University, and was on the board of SEMPO for 4 years, 2 as VP of Education. Rachel was a frequent speaker / trainer / moderator at conferences around the world on a variety of online marketing topics in the "before times", and is hoping to get back to that when the world returns to a semblance of normality.

Karl Hindle | Founder | Wellspring Digital

Karl Hindle founded Wellspring Digital in January 2017 and acts as CEO and Head of SEO (for now). He initially trained as an accountant with Arthur Andersen in Birmingham and London UK, but quickly commenced his career as an entrepreneur eventually founding an insurance brokerage, Andersen Hindle Limited which was sold in 2002. He then served in senior positions with a number of British and European countries, including France, Cyprus, Russia and Spain. Attracted to digital since the late-Nineties, at the turn of the century he created a reputation as a technical writer, morphing into a web content creator and was drawn into SEO. In 2009, he emigrated to the United States and worked in agency land primarily as an SEO. He also served as the Digital Director of ChildFund International in Richmond VA and was a member of the Strategy Committee for the global organization. In addition to Wellspring Digital, he is involved as an equity partner in several business ventures in the digital space including Strategic Harbor and SailFish, and he also sits on the board of a corporate governance body. When he’s not working, he can be found spending time with his family and their seven rescue dogs, playing guitar with several other frustrated, middle-aged rock stars, or navigating domestic life with two redheads in the house (his wife, Alissa, and stepdaughter, the Ginger Ninja).

Jonathan Jones | VP of SEO | Forbes

Jonathan Jones is the VP of SEO at Forbes and has over 13 years working in the SEO industry. He is the co-author of the book ‘Mastering In-House SEO’ alongside 26 other brilliant co-authors. He has a computer science background, runs his own online businesses, and is an entrepreneurial mindset. Prior to working at Forbes, Jonathan worked at MoneySuperMarket, where the team won ‘Best In-House Team’ three times at the EU Search Awards in 2016, 2017, and 2018 and also at the UK Search Awards in 2015. Prior to this, he has worked on major national and international sites such as Toyota, NatWest/RBS, John Freida, Sage, Unum, & more. To get in touch with Jonathan, go to MrJonathanJones.com.

Trond Lyngbo | Senior SEO Consultant

Trond Lyngbø is the founder of Search Planet and a senior SEO Consultant. He has over two decades of experience in SEO, e-commerce, content strategy and digital analysis. His clients include multinational Fortune 500 corporations and major Norwegian companies. Trond has helped grow businesses through more effective search marketing and SEO strategies. He is most passionate about working with e-commerce companies and web shops to develop and expand their omni-channel marketing initiatives.

Debra Mastaler | President | Alliance-Link.com

Debra Mastaler is an experienced traditional marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) specialist with a deep skillset in link building, SEO content strategy and media relations. She has owned Alliance-Link since 2001 and specializes in combining big idea content and smart SEO to build links, traffic and brand growth. Debra is a regular conference speaker, trainer and contributor to numerous search and tech sites and is OMCP certified link building trainer.

Jesse McDonald | Global SEO Strategist | IBM

Jesse McDonald is a Global SEO Strategist with IBM. Located in Austin, TX, Jesse has been working within the digital marketing industry as an SEO professional for over 6 years. He cut his teeth within the SEO industry focusing on local SEO before expanding his expertise into e-commerce and large/enterprise-level businesses. Jesse is also a frequent conference speaker and can often be seen presenting at Pubcon, State of Search, SearchHOU, and Rocks Digital. He is also an active contributor to industry blogs like Search Engine Journal and the SEMrush blog. He was also listed as one of Search Engine Journal’s top 140 SEOs to follow.

Amel Mehenaoui

Amel Mehenaoui has been working in Digital Marketing for 15 years, helping small, medium and large businesses grow their organic traffic. She worked with canadian brands like Lacoste, Keurig and ALDO Group, and she’s currently Head of SEO at Puffy. Amel is passionate about SEO, Analytics and Conversion Optimization. Amel also teaches SEO & Web Analytics, and offers customized upskill private training sessions to entrepreneurs, digital marketers, and in-house SEO specialists. Amel enjoys sharing her knowledge on Twitter and Linkedin where she offers advice and shares content on topics around digital marketing, SEO, and Productivity. Currently, Amel is learning and experimenting with integrating Artificial Intelligence in content marketing. Outside of work, she enjoys playing ping pong, and billiards with friends.

Roger Montti | Owner | martinibuster.com

Roger Montti is a search marketing consultant with 20 years of experience. He has presented at major Internet marketing conferences including SES, SMX, PubCon and Affiliate Summit. In addition to SEO consulting, Roger is a staff writer at SearchEnginerJournal.com, he publishes an award winning forum and other websites.

Dudi Nakdimon | SEO Lead | Payoneer

Dudi Nakdimon is an SEO Consultant with 10+ years of expertise on online marketing and digital experience. In the past 6 years he was the Head of SEO at Ladbrokes Coral. As part of his job at LCG, Dudi was responsible for building an in-house team of SEO - SEO managers, content writers and technical specialists, while collaborating with SEO agencies. His experience working for a large corporation with various departments has taught Dudi that the best to achieve SEO results is by educating colleagues throughout organizations on the importance of SEO, working close mainly with Product, Dev, Creative, Legal and Compliance departments. “SEO is more than just work. It’s my hobby and a passion!” – Dudi Nakdimon

Xavier Naudeau | Consultant

Xavier is a digital data-driven consultant who thrives on understanding consumers' behaviour to optimize their Search Journey through Digital. After ten years of combined experience between SEO, Web Analytics and Data, he now works within Business Intelligence at Philip Morris International to provide critical insights on consumer performance for smoke-free future campaigns.

Deborah Norton | Founder | BRAVO! Interactive Media

Deborah Norton, Internet Strategy Consultant and founder of BRAVO! Interactive Media - creating, optimizing and marketing website since 1997. Formerly Deborah headed up business development for a then tech start up, Catalyst globally acquired by the WPP Group. From print advertising, television marketing to the Internet, Deborah is passionate about media. Presently consulting with her company BRAVO! Interactive Media, a collaborative boutique internet marketing agency established in 2008. Deborah focuses on working with businesses, non-profits & B-corporations on creation and implantation of large-scale complex Internet projects, Internet strategy services, SEO, PPC, web development, content creation & online marketing services. Additionally Deborah is a digital business advisor & instructor at the University of Hartford, Entrepreneurial Center & Barney School of business where she both teaches and advises on digital marketing.

Andor Palau | International SEO Consultant | ANDORPALAU.COM

Andor is an independent international SEO consultant based in Berlin, Germany, and has started his online career back in 2009. Having worked both in-house, as well as on the agency side, he is currently advising online shops, classifiers, marketplaces, and other companies regarding international organic growth strategies as well as technical SEO issues as an independent SEO consultant. He is former Head of SEO at Peak Ace, where he was responsible for SEO and managed a 20+ people team of SEO consultants and editors. Before joining the agency side, Andor was In-house SEO for a top-3 comparison portal in highly competitive verticals such as insurance, power, and telco. Andor’s core expertise is strategic SEO as well as technical SEO, covering topics such as crawlability, indexing management, migrations, and site structure optimization. He is a lecturer at the afs Akademie in Germany, which has made it its mission to offer quality education and training in the field of SEO

Dan Petrovic | Managing Director | DEJAN

Dan Petrovic, the managing director of DEJAN, is Australia’s best-known name in the field of search engine optimisation. Dan is a web author, innovator and a highly regarded search industry event speaker.

Plamen Popov | Senior SEO Lead Manager | Acronis Global

Plamen Popov is an experienced digital marketer & SEO Expert with history of working for internationally renowned brands. He currently is working as Senior SEO Lead in Acronis, world leader in cyber protection & data security company. Plamen joined last year from the marketing team of Management Financial Group, where he lead global marketing strategies for various fin-tech brands inside the holding. Plamen has a genuine interest in marketing and technology and that drives his experience through out consulting start up companies and leading teams in enterprise brands exploring various aspects of marketing activities including PPC, Social Media, Display, Programmatic, App Marketing and SEO. His passion for Search Marketing & SEO always drives him to learn and explore new possibilities of creating better user experiences and results.

Ardalan Salam | VP of Data and Technology | Allied Global Marketing

Ardalan (Ardi) Salam is the VP of data & technology at Allied Global Marketing overseeing all tech/dev and data/analytics initiatives for the company. Coming from a background of film, digital media and web development he later found himself engulfed in the world of search engines, data, analytics, and all things internet marketing. After years of working in SEO and SEM, he joined Allied in 2014 as the Director of Search Marketing - managing multimillion dollar accounts. Fast-forward to today Ardi now oversees the company's tech, data and insights division working on everything from web-development and marketing technology to data, measurement and analytics. He has led large scale data and analytics projects for companies such as Disney, NBC, STARZ, AMC Networks, Wolfgang Puck and has also been involved in major web development projects with a number of clients in the entertainment industry.

Kristine Schachinger | Leading Technical SEO

Kristine Schachinger is a leading technical SEO with over two decades experience working with digital media. Kristine began her career as a front-end developer and website designer. She has helped a wide range of clients from small and medium sized businesses to Reba McEntire, AOL, Superpages.com, and USA.gov. As her digital media experience expanded Kristine incorporated accessibility, marketing, and user experience into her work which naturally drew her to learn and practice search engine optimization in order to help her clients gain greater website visibility. She is now a well known and respected in her field as a regular speaker at industry conferences in the US and around the world. She is also a Subject Matter Expert with columns in Search Engine Land, Search Engine Journal, the SEM Post, Search Engine Watch, and State of Digital. Kristine is the CEO and founder of Nevada based Sites Without Walls. Her current SEO work includes (but is not limited to): · News Publishers and eCommerce sites · Site Recovery Plans · Monthly SEO support · Site Health Audits · SEO Algorithm / Penalty Audits · Conversion optimization · Site usability and testing · Accessibility (WCAG) · and other manner of Technical SEO She has worked with many SMBs and enterprise clients such as Vice News, Vice Media, Salon.com, Top Ten Reviews, Patch Media, Discover, and Zappos.com.

Eli Schwartz | Growth Advisor | SurveyMonkey

Eli Schwartz is the author of the bestselling book Product-Led SEO. He is an SEO expert and consultant with more than a decade of experience driving successful SEO and growth programs for leading B2B and B2C companies. He helps clients like Shutterstock, BlueNile, Quora, Gusto, Mixpanel, and Zendesk build and execute Global SEO strategies that dramatically increase their organic visibility at scale. In the past, Eli led the SEO team at SurveyMonkey, building organic search from nearly zero to one of the largest growth drivers at the company. He helped launched SurveyMonkey’s first APAC office and oversaw international SEO pre- and post-IPO. Prior to SurveyMonkey, he led user acquisition at High Gear Media, pushing the company from 500,000 new users to 6 million every month in just three years.

Doc Sheldon | Founder | Intrinsic Value SEO & Top shelf copy

Doc has been working in digital marketing for nearly 20 years, first launching a content agency, then his SEO agency a few years later. For the last half decade, he’s focused on the technical aspects – responsiveness, page-speed, security and privacy compliance, as well as building custom WordPress sites. Having benefited from the many SEO colleagues who readily share their knowledge with others, Doc enjoys paying it forward, passing along what he’s learned to others. In 2021, Doc teamed up with his partner, Steve, in launching the first of many DeepSEO conferences, bringing together a bevy of high-powered, highly respected speakers for some fast-paced sharing of advanced practices.

Grant Simmons | VP of Performance Marketing | Homes.com |

Grant Simmons leads the Performance Marketing team at Homes.com, helping drive brand awareness, search traffic, affiliate traffic, and lead optimization for one of the nation's top real estate sites. Grant has over 26 years of agency & brand experience serving industry-leading organizations such as; Paramount Studios, Red Bull, M&M/Mars, Disney, Napster, Warner Bros., UPS, Move.com, YPO, GE, Amgen & Fox Sports. Grant is a popular speaker at search & real estate industry events worldwide, including; SMX, SES, SIS, Pubcon, Brighton SEO, Chiang Mai SEO, UCLA Anderson School of Business, eMarCom, C3, Social Shakeup, Multifamily Brainstorming, R3, DMA, LRTCon, and has written or been quoted in Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Journal, Search Engine News, Forbes, Fox Business, MSN, Media Post, Yahoo & other national & international publications. Described as an online marketing strategist, motivator, ideator, entrepreneur, asker-of-tough-questions, and "proud American with a funny accent", he prefers; father, sailor, search marketer & expat Brit - though not necessarily in that order when there's a fair wind.

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Aleyda Solis | INTERNATIONAL SEO CONSULTANT | ORAINTI

Aleyda Solis is an International SEO Consultant and founder of Orainti -a specialized, boutique SEO consultancy-, blogger, speaker, author, who also offers actionable SEO tips in her weekly YouTube video series "Crawling Mondays", the #SEOFOMO newsletter, with a summary of the latest news in SEO, and the Free SEO Learning Roadmap, LearningSEO.io. Aleyda has been awarded as the European Search Personality of the Year in 2018, and is also co-founder of Remoters.net, a remote work hub offering a free remote job board, how-to's, interviews, tools, colivings, events for remote based professionals and teams.

Scott Tehrani | Director of Acquisition

I have over 14 years’ experience in delivering search strategies for a vast array of brands, specialising in technical SEO and content campaigns. I’m currently responsible for all acquisition channels at twentysix where my remit covers SEO, PPC, Display, Affiliates, Content, Digital PR and Social Media.

Lisa Williams | Senior Director, Growth & Loyalty | Peace Health

Lisa Williams is a 25-year veteran of digital marketing and the author of "When Everybody Clicks: Sustainable Digital Marketing". She has been featured in Kiplinger Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Boston Globe and The Oregonian. Lisa is on the SEMpdx (Search Engine Marketing Professionals of Portland Oregon) Advisory Board. She founded and leads a Portland Oregon LeanIn Circle and volunteers at Emerging Leaders to mentor diverse, aspiring professionals to serve in technology and health care. She speaks at regional, national and international conferences on the topics of digital strategy, marketing integration, team development and leadership. She is excited to be judging this year's US Search Awards. She is the Senior Director, Growth & Loyalty for Peace Health.

Rob Woods | Senior Director, SEO | EssilorLuxottica Digital Acceleration

Rob is an SEO with over 20 years of experience. He spent 13 years in-house in both e-commerce and publishing, has been an SEO consultant for 8 years, and is currently Senior Director, SEO for EssilorLuxottica Digital Acceleration. Rob has spoken at numerous marketing events including State of Search, Pubcon, SMX Advanced, SEMPO Canada / Bing Search Summit, BlueGlassX, IIMA Fusion Conference, DMA Retail, numerous marketing and SEO Meetup events, and served on the Advisory Board for SMX Toronto. He is also the Technical Editor of 2 SEO/E-commerce books from O'Reilly "Social eCommerce" and "The Art of SEO"

Murat Yatağan | VP Of SEO | Brainly

Murat has led marketing, growth, and analytics at companies such as Brainly, Global Savings Group, and Google. Currently, Murat is the VP of Growth at Brainly, building and scaling a high-performing growth team to acquire users globally. Previously, he was a Director, SEO for GSG, overseeing 80+ platforms' organic traffic performance. Prior to that, he led webspam policy enforcement for EMEA markets at Google. Prior to joining Google, he worked as a Research Assistant in the Computer Science Faculty of IUE. He is also an advisor for a few startups and an investor of another few in the early stage. He is a brand ambassador of OnCrawl, an award-winning search marketing intelligence tool. He has been a Head Judge for Global Search and US Search Awards, and a Judge for European, UK, and MENA Search Awards.

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