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    A Low Speaker to Attendee Ratio
    for Exclusive Networking Access

    60% new speakers from Adobe, Cisco, the American Cancer Society and more

    A 7:1 attendee to speaker ratio, to get more of your questions answered

    2014’s top 15 highest-rated speakers returning for 2015

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    Nightly events designed for you to experience Portland

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    The Value

    Conference Days Filled With The
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    All new content and speaker pairings for exciting new sessions

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    50 sessions with real case studies for a truly tailored event

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    The Focus

    In-Depth Sessions On Only The
    Most Relevant PPC Content

    The only conference that's 100% PPC

    Product announcements from industry leaders

    LIVE audit sessions for keywords, bids/budgets and landing pages


Previous speakers and attendees have come from industry-leading brands like these:

  • Adobe
  • Bing
  • eBay
  • Dell
  • Cabela's
  • Google
  • Nordstrom
  • Overstock
  • indeed
  • anthropologie
  • discovery channel
  • finishiline
  • geico
  • golf channel
  • kelly bluebook
  • turner broadcasting
  • ugg australia
  • usaa

Featured speakers include: 

  • Surojit Chatterjee

    Surojit Chatterjee

    Director of Product Management, Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense


  • Tim Ash

    Tim Ash



  • Bryan Sise

    Bryan Sise

    Product Marketing Team Lead & Senior Manager


  • Andrew Goodman

    Andrew Goodman


    Page Zero Media

  • Chris Haleua

    Chris Haleua

    Senior Product Marketing Manager


  • Elizabeth Marsten

    Elizabeth Marsten

    Director of PPC


  • John Gagnon

    John Gagnon

    Bing Advertising Evangelist


  • Merry Morud

    Merry Morud

    Social Advertising Director


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April 27-29, 2015

Portland, Or

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

921 SW Sixth Ave. POrtland, OR 97204

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Surojit Chatterjee

Surojit Chatterjee

Director of Product Management, Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense | Google

Surojit Chatterjee heads Product Management for Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense for Search at Google. Previously, Surojit led payment products for Google in Asia Pacific region and mobile products for Google India. Prior to Google, Surojit worked as a Senior Product Manager at Symantec Corporation and as senior engineer in Oracle and IBM. Surojit has an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, a B. Tech in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur and an MS in Computer Science from SUNY at Buffalo. Surojit has 24 granted US patents to his name.

Tim Ash

CEO | SiteTuners

Tim Ash is the author of the bestselling book Landing Page Optimization, and CEO of SiteTuners. Tim has helped a number of major US and international brands to develop successful web-based initiatives for companies like Google, Expedia, eHarmony, Facebook, American Express, Canon, Nestle, Symantec, and Intuit. Tim is a highly-regarded keynote speaker and presenter at industry conferences worldwide. He is the founder and chairperson of Conversion Conference and a frequent contributor to print and online publications.

Bryan Sise

Product Marketing Team Lead & Senior Manager | Twitter

Bryan Sise leads the Direct Response, Mobile & Commerce Product Marketing team at Twitter. He and his team have managed the launch of Twitter Ads products such as keyword targeting, Lead Generation Card, mobile app promotion and tailored audiences. Bryan earlier co-founded Dynamic Signal and Athletic Motion, scaled the marketing function at Adify and Lithium, and completed the Experienced Commercial Leadership Program at GE. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and an MA in Organization Development from Columbia University.

Andrew Goodman

President | Page Zero Media

Andrew is founder and President of Toronto-based Page Zero Media, a full-service marketing agency founded in 2000. Page Zero manages clients' PPC campaigns; offers organic search "Findability" from SEO audit through content strategy; display advertising, and related growth strategies. Andrew has been presenting original material on search marketing at many of the leading digital marketing conferences both at home and abroad since 2002. He is author of Winning Results with Google AdWords (McGraw-Hill, 2nd ed., 2008); and a co-founder of HomeStars. His current home improvement project is like a Swedish man cave circa 1955. It includes a large cylindrical skylight.

Chris Haleua

Senior Product Marketing Manager | Adobe

Chris Haleua is Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Media Optimizer. As a former SearchCenter Product Manager & Team Lead in Omniture Consulting, Chris was responsible for implementing advanced bid automation & testing strategies for many of Adobe’s largest and most successful advertising clients. He has over seven years of SEM experience with strategic enterprise accounts across the retail, lead generation, & media industries. His focus on integration between Adobe Analytics, Audience Manager, & Media Optimizer has revealed new ways to measure & expand the influence of paid search on other channels as an essential piece of profitable acquisition strategies.

Elizabeth Marsten

Director of PPC | CommerceHub

Back in 2006, Elizabeth thought she was entering the exciting world of paperclip marketing. A Google search for "pay per clip" quickly dispelled this notion. Currently the Director of PPC at CommerceHub (formerly Mercent), Elizabeth was the VP of Search Marketing at Portent, growing the PPC, SEO, analytics and social media teams for almost 9 years. Elizabeth has spoken at conferences around the country, including MozCon, SMX Advanced/East/West and of course, HeroConf. She is also a course author and co-author of Wiley Publishing's "Web Marketing All-in-One for Dummies." Elizabeth is honored to be able to share what she's learned at conferences across the country. In her spare time, she likes to practice Kendo, a Japanese martial art.

John Gagnon

Bing Advertising Evangelist | Microsoft

John Gagnon is a Bing Advertising Evangelist at Microsoft based in Seattle, Washington. He works with advertisers large & small to provide insight on how to improve campaign performance for paid search. He consulted with Microsoft's product groups ranging from Microsoft Store, Hotmail & Windows to Windows Azure & Office 365 on their paid search advertising campaigns running on the Yahoo! Bing Network.

Merry Morud

Social Advertising Director | aimClear

Merry is the Social Advertising Director at aimClear® specializing in social media marketing, full-contact Facebook advertising & deep demographic research. She was a speaker at the first ever Hero Conference, and she has also presented multiple Search Marketing Now webcasts on Facebook Advertising and presents at aimClear’s® Facebook Marketing Intensive Workshop. Likes the ever-changing dynamics of Internet marketing, brilliant & deep red wine, authentic ethnic food, exotic travel, is sustained by strong coffee & resides along the shores of Lake Superior in beautiful Duluth, MN.

April 27-29, 2015  | Portland, OR