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The Connect 2018 Conference is your customer intelligence event of the year, providing an open forum for world-class speakers and content focused on creating authentic relationships in the age of the consumer. Gain deep knowledge on marketing technology, sales strategies, customer success, and entrepreneurial innovation.


#Connect17 ~ a fire hose of latest thinking tying data & customer experience. Bravo @bartlorang & @FullContact


@FullContact's #Connect2017 conference has been incredibly insightful, I highly recommend.


It's living up to the hype, then! Nice job, @FullContact team! Can't wait for more inspiring talks & great networking tomorrow. #connect17


Congrats to the @FullContact team for an excellent #connect2017 conference. Very well designed and executed event!


#connect17 could be renamed #staywoke 17. Truth in data is everything. How a mess of numbers can create clarity. @FullContact Well done.

Past Attendees

Connect attracts a well known and diverse range of companies – who want to learn about and help shape customer intelligence.

Twitter, LiveNation, TicketMaster, Fandango, Time Inc, Comcast, Autopilot, Dun ∓ Bradstreet


A special lineup of some of the world's greatest visionaries and leaders who share a passion for customer intelligence and customer focus.

  • Gloria DeCoste

    Gloria DeCoste

    Head of Digital Strategy, Nestlé

    Gloria Leads digital strategy team across 25 brands and three U.S. campuses for Nestle USA; cross-functional lead spanning strategy, media, e-commerce and creative to drive business impact; working collaboratively with analytics, research teams.

  • Niraj Deo

    Niraj Deo

    VP Products, Oracle DataCloud

    Leads Product Management of all B2B offerings and Vertical facing products of the Oracle Data Cloud, most recent products such as B2B Account Based Marketing (ABM) are integrated with BlueKai’s Audience Data Marketplace, DMP, Datalogix matching capabilities, Social Channel Integrations, Oracle IDGraph and Oracle Marketing Cloud

  • Chris Moody

    Chris Moody

    Partner, Foundry Group (Former VP/GM Data at Twitter)

    Chris Moody is a partner at Foundry Group. Prior to joining Foundry Group, Chris was GM & VP of Twitter’s Data & Enterprise business and CEO of Gnip, a Foundry Group portfolio company where he was responsible for ensuring that the value of Twitter’s data is realized across the entire ecosystem of developers, partners, and customers. Previously, he was the CEO of Gnip, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of social data, which was acquired by Twitter in the spring of 2014. Gnip delivers more than 5 billion social activities per day, and their data distribution network includes more than 95% of the Fortune 500.

  • Beverly Jackson

    Beverly Jackson

    VP, Social Portfolio Strategy, MGM Resorts International

    Beverly Jackson is the VP, Social Portfolio Strategy at MGM Resorts. MGM is one of the world’s leading global hospitality and entertainment companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Aria, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Luxor and The Mirage. As the VP of Social Portfolio Strategy, Beverly sets the strategic direction for social campaigns across the MGM Resorts brand portfolio. She researches, develops, establishes and amplifies the brand voice across new and emerging platforms.

  • John Hall

    John Hall

    CEO and Co-Founder, Influence & Co.

    John is the Author of Top of Mind, a bestselling book published by McGraw Hill. He Co-founded Influence & Co., the largest creator and distributor of expert content to major media. In 2016, John was a recipient of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Best Emerging Company and was recognized as one of the Business Journals’ Top 100 Visionaries. John is consistently mentioned in major publications as a top influencer, leader, and speaker. He has contributed articles about leadership, relationship building, marketing, and thought leadership to more than 50 online publications, including Harvard Business Review, Washington Post, Fast Company, Mashable and many more. When John isn't fulfilling his passion of educating others, he's spending time with his wife and two lovely daughters.

  • Javier Loureiro

    Javier Loureiro

    Director of Guest Experience, Four Seasons Private Jet

    As Director of Guest Experience on the Four Seasons Private Jet, Javier’s job is similar to that of a magician. Fascinated by different cultures. Eager for exploration. Seeking connections with new people. These are all characteristics that Loureiro sees in the guests who join him on the Four Seasons Private Jet Experience. But these phrases could also be used to describe Javier himself. He is about to embark on his 12th trip around the world, with no plans of stopping any time soon.

  • Michael Sharkey

    Michael Sharkey

    CEO & Co-founder, Autopilot

    Michael Sharkey co-founded Autopilot and has served as CEO since it’s beginning. Prior to founding Autopilot, Michael joined his brother Chris to grow start-up Stayz into a top Australian rental booking site (acquired by FairFax Digital in 2006 and again by HomeAway for $225M in 2013). He also co-founded Sharkey Media with his brother Chris, where he helped grow Australian startups, marketing programs, and websites.

  • Carly Brantz

    Carly Brantz

    VP of Revenue Marketing, SendGrid

    Carly Brantz is VP of Revenue Marketing at SendGrid. With more than 15 years of experience, she’s an email deliverability and inbound marketing veteran. Carly empowers her team to transform marketing from a cost center to a revenue generator. With a key focus on funnel optimization, she leads the team responsible for content creation, lead nurturing, SEO/SEM, and website optimization. An accomplished speaker, Carly shares her email delivery and revenue marketing tactics as a headline speaker on SendGrid’s international roadshow, Digital Summit, as well as other marketing conferences.

  • Pamela Herrmann

    Pamela Herrmann

    VP of Marketing, Mortgage Cadence (Accenture Company)

    Pamela Herrmann is a best-selling author, a national keynote speaker and co-founder and chief storyteller for CREATE Buzz, a customer loyalty consultancy firm.

  • Matt Freedman

    Matt Freedman

    Founder, Liftory

    As CEO and Founder of Liftory, Matt has a demonstrated history of success in marketing and e-commerce. He is skilled in digital growth strategy, sales, and customer intelligence. One of these days, he’ll get back to writing and playing music. For now, he enjoys listening to it with his wife, daughter, and chocolate lab.

  • Raviv Turner

    Raviv Turner

    CEO, CaliberMind

    Raviv Turner is the CEO & Co-Founder of CaliberMind, which helps business-to-business organizations derive strategic customer insights from their data by using the latest AI technologies to accelerate business growth. A former military intelligence officer, C-level technology leader and entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience, Raviv has developed and led high-performing product teams for both global 2000 organizations and start-ups, specializing in building high growth software products.

  • Danielle Morrill

    Danielle Morrill

    Co-Founder & CEO, Mattermark

    Danielle Morrill is a co-founder of Mattermark, a FullContact company and data platform for venture capital companies to quantify signals of growing and potentially lucrative startups. Danielle serves as FullContacts VP of Product. Prior to that, Morrill was a co-founder and the chief executive officer of Referly Inc., Director of Marketing at Twilio, community manager at Pelago, Editor in Chief at Seattle 2.0, and business analyst at Expeditors International.

  • John Weiss

    John Weiss

    CEO & Co-Founder, Human Design

    John Weiss has spent his entire career fully immersed in design. His work has spanned multiple agencies and disciplines, with a singular focus on how to create compelling and rich experiences. His projects are rooted in elegant design and innovative technology, creating lasting relationships while shaping the future.

  • Dave Gerhardt

    Dave Gerhardt

    VP of Marketing, Drift

    Dave Gerhardt is Vice President of Marketing at Drift and he’s spent the last 7+ years working at B2B SaaS marketing companies, including HubSpot and Constant Contact. Dave also co-hosts the Seeking Wisdom podcast, and you can find him on Twitter at @davegerhardt.

  • Bart Lorang

    Bart Lorang

    CEO and Co-Founder, FullContact

    Founder and CEO of FullContact, Managing Director of, lifelong tech entrepreneur and investor. Husband to Sarah Lorang and Father of Greyson and Sophie. Passionate about helping fellow entrepreneurs on their long difficult journey.

  • Dane Atkinson

    Dane Atkinson

    CEO, SumAll

    Dane Atkinson is Chief Executive Officer of SumAll, a forward-thinking, socially-conscious company focused on harnessing the full power of real-time business intelligence for more than 500,000 small businesses. Based in New York City, Atkinson is a serial entrepreneur, having built nearly a dozen tech companies and raising over 200M in capital. His career spans mostly SME facing tools from CEO of Squarespace to Sensenet. He is a mentor in the New York TechStars program and serves as an advisor and board member to many technology firms.

  • Spencer Imel

    Spencer Imel

    Analytics Manager, Craftsy

  • Jeanette McMurtry

    Jeanette McMurtry

    Chief Marketing Officer, e4marketing and Author, Marketing for Dummies

    Author of two international books, “Marketing for Dummies” and “Big Business Marketing for Small Business Budgets,”, Jeanette helps businesses of all sizes achieve “unthinkable” ROI by developing psychologically relevant marketing content, campaigns, engagement and customer journeys. Her understanding of why we buy what we buy, or don’t, has helped both B2B and B2C brands substantially increase lead generations, sales, ROI, and lifetime value.

  • Jimmy Lyons

    Jimmy Lyons

    Founder, AdvisorConnect

    Jimmy has over a decade of experience working in relationship management and sales. He developed his original idea for AdvisorConnect while searching for innovative, data-driven ways to better serve potential and existing clients as a wealth manager and a yacht broker. One of his initial undertakings was developing an industry-first Instagram account that now has over 50k followers. Jimmy is a regular contributor to IRIS, a financial services and insurance trade publication, where he has written extensively on how to scale white-glove relationship management using digital tools.

  • Max Stossel

    Max Stossel

    Head of Content & Storytelling, Center of Humane Technology

    Max Stossel is the Head of Content & Storytelling for the Center for Humane Technology, an organization of former tech insiders and CEOs dedicated to realigning technology with humanity’s best interests. Before joining CHT, Max was a media strategist with an extensive background in social, spending more time learning the ins and outs of the Facebook algorithm than any human should. He ran social for Budweiser, where he drove a 3,400% increase in average engagement, before working with Gary Vaynerchuk and creating social strategies for Dove and several other major multinational brands.

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