Our Speakers

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

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]

Topics: Analytics, Digital Marketing Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Webinars

Benj Arriola

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]

Topics: Design, Development, SEO, Webinars

Adrian Vender

Adrian Vender, Director of Analytics

Adrian Vender is the Director of Analytics at Internet Marketing Inc, bringing over 10 years of digital analytics experience to our team. 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 or [email protected]

Topics: Analytics, Digital Marketing Strategy, Webinars

Justin Mayerick

Justin Mayerick, SEM Director

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 small, mid-size companies to 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 spoken at conferences all over the country, runs webinars as well as training for our staff and clients.

Topics: ppc, Webinars

Narin Johns

Narin Johns, Display Media Director

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

Carrie Barrett

Carrie Barrett, Social Media Director

Carrie is a well-respected thought leader in the Social Media space and speaks and conferences and events across the country. She also contributes to popular online publications such as Ragan and Forbes. When she isn't at IMI leading her team or traveling to see clients, she is out speaking and teaching others about cutting edge social media strategies.

Topics: Social Media, Webinars