At IMI, we pride ourselves on being thought leaders in the digital marketing space. One of the ways we share our knowledge is by speaking at conferences, tradeshows, events, and to organizations all over the world. Below are some of our highly acclaimed speakers. If you would like to have an IMI team member speak at your event, please contact us today for more details!
If you are interested in having any of our speakers present at one of your events, please send an email to [email protected]
Brent Gleeson, Co-founder and CMO
As the Co-founder and CMO, one of Brent's roles is to lead IMI's team of thought leaders. Brent has spoken all over the world on topics ranging from digital marketing to leadership and entrepreneurship. Brent has spoken at SMX, SES, Inc and Etail events across the country as well as the Dallas Digital Summit and other notable digital marketing conferences. Brent is also known worldwide for his presentations on Navy SEAL combat leadership principles and how they can be applied to growing better businesses. Brent has spoken and performed leadership training for major global organizations such as Bank of America. Brent also has columns on Forbes, Inc, and Entrepreneur. You can follow him at @brentgleeson or email him at [email protected]
Benj Arriola, VP of SEO
Benj is one of the most highly respected SEO experts in the world. He speaks at conferences worldwide, contributes to major online and print publications, and oversees IMI's overall SEO methodologies. Benj speaks on a wide array of topics including SEO strategy, content marketing, analytics, social media, and web development. He has spoken at SMX, OMS, and SES events worldwide, Pubcon, IRCE and many others. You can follow Benj at @BenjArriola or email him at [email protected]
Justin Mayerick, VP of Paid Media
Justin Mayerick joined IMI for his deep knowledge of Web Analytics and Strategic SEM tactics. Since 1998 he has worked with hundreds of internet based-businesses that ranged from small, mid-size companies and Fortune 500 enterprises. With an array of online marketing and business development experience, Justin has a proven track record for maintaining profitable business relationships with customers, analyzing data, and implementing unique PPC strategies. He believes that successful SEM strategies come from highly efficient teams who understand the client’s business goals and are able to measure the effects of change. With a deep understanding of web analytics and data analysis, our clients' success can be measured and proven. Justin has been a speaker at conferences all over the country, been a webinar speaker, and has done training for our staff and clients.
Narin Johns, Director of Paid Media
Narin Johns has over 10 years experience in advertising and marketing with that last 8 focused on online media strategy, planning, and buying. With a background in traditional advertising including radio, print, and TV - she really understands how to execute a full service strategy for clients. She has worked in roles on the both the client and agency side and has a great deal of knowledge on how to drive strategy and results. Narin's prior experience includes working for major advertising companies such as ABC and CBS and with brands such as AIG, Disney, and UPS. She has experience in a variety of verticals including hospitality, finance, health and beauty, pharmaceutical, ecommerce, franchise, and home services to name a few. Narin believes in staying ahead of current trends and learning new strategies to incorporate into client campaigns. Narin is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego with a BA in Communications.
Topics: Digital Marketing Strategy
Adrian Vender, Director of Analytics
Adrian Vender brings over 10 years of digital analytics experience to Internet Marketing Inc. As a seasoned, industry-recognized marketing strategist, he provides a heavy emphasis on digital/interactive marketing and analytics. Adrian enjoys merging a highly operational/technical background with a passion for results-driven marketing campaigns. He also has a love for teaching and mentoring, which involves speaking at industry conferences and educating people in the office. Adrian has spoken at Cardinal Path Training, SMX East, SMX West, and Interactive Day San Diego. He also contributes to the Cardinal Path Blog and iAcquire Blog. Adrian graduated from Arizona State University in 2002 with a B.A. in music, though shortly after he dove into a career of web development and marketing. You can follow Adrian at @adrianvender.
Devon DeMars, Social Media Director
Devon DeMars is the Social Media Director at Internet Marketing Inc. (IMI). She has been part of IMI’s social media team since its inception and has led countless social media campaigns to help clients achieve their goals of brand awareness, revenue, engagement and others. Devon has experience working with brands of all sizes and is sensitive to the particular needs and objectives of each unique brand. Through her six years of social media experience, she has launched multiple successful blogger outreach campaigns, executed twitter chats resulting in millions of online impressions with minimal budget in a one-hour time period, hosted tweet ups fostering awareness, loyalty and online buzz; facilitated online contests and sweepstakes increasing brands’ social followings and email databases, established social advertising campaigns optimized toward clients’ specific goals, built several channels from the ground up, and much more.