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Alex Atzberger is the CEO of Optimizely. Alex joined Optimizely in 2019 after spending nearly 15 years with SAP, where he was President of SAP Customer Experience and previously President of SAP Ariba and Chief of Staff to the Office of the CEO. In 2013, Alex was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and he holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Deane has worked in the content technology industry for 25 years. Prior to joining Optimizely, Deane was the founding partner of an Optimizely solution integrator. Deane has been working with the Optimizely platform in some capacity for the last 15 years.
A digital marketing consultant that specializes in sales funnels, targeted traffic and website conversions. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, Influencers with digital products, and a number of A-List celebrities.
Sam is a Senior Customer Success Manager responsible for helping Optimizely’s EMEA-based customers achieve value through Optimization. Prior to joining Optimizely in late 2014, Sam was a Customer Success Manager at Workiva. Originally from New Zealand, Sam moved to Europe in 2011 spending a year living and working in Iceland. Sam now lives and works in Amsterdam.
Clarissa is on the Technology Partnerships team at Optimizely. She focuses on building Optimizely’s ecosystem of partners in the marketing and ad tech space, to help customers get more value out of the Optimizely platform. Prior to Optimizely, Clarissa managed Strategic Alliances at Box.
Shannon Byrne is the Social Media and Community Manager for Geckoboard, a TV dashboard application that makes your most useful data available and understandable to drive focus and growth.
Luiz Centenaro is an Optimization Manager at Optimizely, previously Customer Success Manager at Experiment Engine. Luiz has run thousands of experiments helping eCommerce sites, SaaS businesses, Lead Generation and Content Publishers generate more revenue from their websites. In his spare time Luiz can be found hiking, dabbling in outdoor photography, traveling and eating tacos 🌮 in Austin Texas.
Compass is building the first modern real estate platform, pairing the industry’s top talent with technology to make the search and sell experience intelligent and seamless. We deliver an incomparable experience to both agents and their clients all in service of the Compass mission: to help everyone find their place in the world.
Carina Conaghan is Optimizely's Global VP of Technology Partnerships. She is responsible for the strategic direction, development, operations, and monetization of Optimizely's Technology Partner Ecosystem.
Stephen is a growth marketer, helping Codility tell their story of improving how companies recruit engineers. He has an MA in Social Media and a decade of agency, consultancy and startup experience.
Laura Dolan is the Senior Content Marketing Manager for Optimizely. She has been a content producer for over 15 years publishing pieces in B2B and B2C industries. She has also written and edited for international publications in the U.K., Canada, Australia, India, and France. When she’s not creating content for work, she loves to spend time with her husband, Jeff, four stepchildren, dog, Sparky and cat, Piper.
Michiel is Manager, Digital Strategy and Development for Optimizely and has worked in Developer Relations, Experimentation, ran Optimizely's advertising and is the world's premier expert on foxes. Also, he's just happy to be here.
Justin specializes in customer acquisition, marketing technology, and marketing analytics for enterprise software companies. He has previously led digital marketing functions at fast-growing organizations, including enterprise unicorn MongoDB and Gates Foundation grantee One Acre Fund. Justin has an MBA from the Wharton School in Entrepreneurial Marketing, and lives in sunny Portland, Oregon.
Shamir is a co-founder of smart panda labs, a digital marketing consulting firm that designs and manages data-driven experiences for their client's acquisition, conversion, retention, and analytics efforts. He serves as chief strategist and oversees the firm’s conversion rate optimization and analytics + intelligence practices. He has worked across a number of industries, from travel to entertainment to technology, holding senior management positions with brands like Southwest Airlines, The Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal, and Marriott International.
Steve joined Optimizely in 2012 as its Head of Online Marketing. He believes that online marketing today is in roughly the same state as alchemy in the early 15th century: there are some known principles, but it isn't yet a science. He is conflicted about blogging in general.
Cara is a storyteller and journalist. From 2012-2016 Cara was a Content Marketing Manager and Blog Editor at Optimizely. She wrote A/B Testing the book on behalf of Optimizely’s co-founders.
Andrew is a Facebook advertising and online business technology strategist. He helps businesses get more leads and sales using Facebook ads, and also works with them to build their online business using technology that meets their needs both now and in the future.
David is a former Director of Product Marketing at Optimizely that focuses on helping developers succeed with Optimizely. He likes Python, building SMS apps, and goofy dogs.
Karol K. (@carlosinho) writes for SumoMe.com - free tools to grow your website traffic. His work has been published all over the web, on sites like: NewInternetOrder.com, MarketingProfs.com, Lifehack.org, Quick Sprout, ProBlogger, and others.
Vaibhav Kakkar is Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer at RankWatch and NotifyFox, Software Solutions that help digital marketers perform better. Apart from helping businesses succeed online and writing about Internet Marketing, he spends time digging deep into the beautiful world of search engine algorithms.
As a user acquisition consultant, Greg helps companies turn more site visitors into users, leads, or customers. When he's not busy helping companies grow revenue, he shares battle-tested user acquisition lessons with others.
Ivan Kreimer is a freelance writer, world traveler, and e-commerce store owner. When he’s not working on his e-commerce store, he’s helping SaaS business grow their traffic and leads through actionable long-form content.
Keith Lovgren is the Director of Conversion Rate Optimization at Elevated.com. He first started doing CRO in 2004 when Google released their website optimizer. His offline time is spent with his family and at Waves of Impact, a non profit providing free surf camps for kids with special challenges and wounded veterans.
Andrew Mauney is a senior engineer at Rocket Code, an ecommerce agency proud to build solutions that optimize revenue and profit growth for clients such as Chubbies Shorts, Rhone Apparel, ‘47 Brand, P&G, and other best-in-class brands. Rocket Code chooses to work with the best ecommerce platforms in the business, including Optimizely, and is a Optimizely 1-Star Partner. Whether working on a client project or one of their apps, all of Rocket Code’s work obsesses about performance-driven interfaces, rock-solid engineering, and complete user experiences that transform casual shoppers into loyal customers.
Fahad Muhammad is a Content Marketer at Instapage. Being a veteran Instapage writer, he has witnessed the industry progress rapidly. He writes about landing page examples, marketing trends, Instapage updates, and conversion psychology. When he’s not busy hunting down landing page examples he can be found glued to an episode of Top Gear.
Sean formerly led Mobile and Analytics Product Marketing at Optimizely. When he isn't thinking about bringing new products to market, he is learning new things. He's currently working on mastering Ruby on Rails, speaking Chinese, and playing the guitar.
Emma O’Neill is a content creator for SparkPage, a platform which lets marketers test and optimize their customer lifecycle messaging. She frequently posts on SparkPage’s “Journey to the First Million Users” blog.
Rich Page is the new Head of CRO Strategy for RedEye, a leading CRO agency in the UK. He has over 10 years’ experience in web analytics and CRO, previously working for Adobe and Disney Online. He is the proud of two CRO books including ‘Website Optimization: An Hour a Day’ and ‘Landing Page Optimization’ 2nd Edition.
Oliver Palmer is the principal consultant at Easter Island Heads where he tries to make the internet a better place by paying really, really close attention to users. He lives in Melbourne, Australia.
Karl is the Voice of Olark. He's always looking to talk to companies that make their customers happy through live chat, a fan of Detroit sports teams, a lazy runner, and listens to Phish on his Friday afternoon chat shifts.
Matthew is the Engineering Manager for Optimizely’s Frontend Infrastructure team which is focused on providing a scalable foundation for building user interfaces across all Optimizely products. Prior to joining Optimizely, Matthew spent five years at Opower helping to drive energy efficiency using behavioral science. He takes lunch very seriously.
Ron is the VP of Design at Optimizely where he is a passionate advocate of design and UX. Previously, Ron led design initiatives at technology companies like eBay and Microsoft, branding and advertising powerhouses like Landor Associates and Young & Rubicam, and design-centered companies like Apple and IDEO. He has won several design awards and is the author of two technology books from O’Reilly Media.
Amanda Sibley is the campaigns manager on the marketing team at HubSpot. She is responsible for generating thousands of leads per month for the HubSpot sales team, across all inbound marketing channels. She also is a regular contributor to the HubSpot blog.
Ann Smarty is the Brand and Community manager at InternetMarketingNinjas.com as well as the CEO of ViralContentBee.com. Ann has been into Internet Marketing for 9 years, she is a contributor to several well-known industry outlets and speaker at Pubcon.
Amanda manages the Optiverse community at Optimizely. She is a proud graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and will jump at any chance to enjoy a Firestone tri-tip sandwich.
Giles Thomas is an ecommerce conversion rate optimization expert, founder of AcquireConvert & ecommerce growth agency Whole Design Studios. He teaches companies how to grow as the head marketing mentor at the Google Launchpad Accelerator. Giles is also a member of the exclusive Google Experts program, a curated group of the world's leading experts in ux, product, development & marketing.
Toby was a long time enthusiastic customer before he joined Optimizely's Customer Success team in 2013. Through his interest in product design, statistics and front end technologies he is the born consultant for customers who want to become testing heroes within their companies. Toby loves the night, rarely gets enough sleep (hacker's time!) and loves his adopted home town Amsterdam (including all the rain).
Claire Vo is the former Chief Product Officer at Optimizely. Previously, she was the CEO and co-founder of Experiment Engine which was acquired by Optimizely in 2017. Claire is an expert in high velocity experimentation programs and passionate advocate for women in technology.
As Founder and CEO of Conversioner, Talia helps businesses optimize their websites, using emotional targeting and consumer psychology to generate more revenues, leads, engagement and sales. Talia is a keynote speaker, an avid skydiver and a Harry Potter fan.