Eric Enge is the Founder and SEO of Stone Temple Consulting, a leading digital marketing agency with headquarters in Massachusetts. Eric is a regular speaker at search industry conferences, such as Search Marketing Expo and Pubcon. Eric also makes regular contributions on the topic of SEO to Search Engine Land, Moz, and The Digital Marketing Excellence blog.
Eric is particularly known for his groundbreaking studies and in depth interviews of major players in the search engine industry including people who work in senior capacities at the search engines. He also participates in webinars, HOAs, Blabs, Twitter chats, interviews on other blogs multiple times every week.
Stephan Spencer is the author of Google Power Search published in July 2011 by O’Reilly, co-author of The Art of SEO and co-author of Social eCommerce. He is the founder of Netconcepts, sold to Covario in 2010. Netconcepts started out as a web design and marketing agency, but over time morphed into a leading SEO firm. Stephan, and Netconcepts, had been heavily into the science of SEO since 1999.
Stephan is the inventor of the automated pay-for-performance natural search technology platform GravityStream, now re-branded as Organic Search Optimizer.
Stephan is the host of two podcasts, MarketingSpeak and OptimizedGeek. MarketingSpeak brings on experts in the marketing and SEO space and discusses hot marketing news, new technology, and the techniques that have brought them success. OptimizedGeek dives into personal development through interviews with experts who are geeky about living the best life. We discuss tips to transform your wealth, health, fitness, relationships, and lifestyle for the better.
Stephan recently started a business venture with serial entrepreneur and angel investor Kris Jones called Passions into Profits – a 3-day workshop that helps people discover their passion and monetize it to offer them a new life that provides more freedom to live the life they dream of.
Stephan is a frequent conference speaker on SEO, productivity and other online marketing topics for the American Marketing Association (AMA), Shop.org, Internet Retailer, SMX, IncisiveMedia (Search Engine Strategies), O’Reilly/TechWeb, PubCon, ECMOD, IQPC and IIR. His hundreds of speaking gigs have taken him around the globe everywhere from Berlin, London, Toronto, Santiago, and Auckland, to New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and places in between.
He is a Senior Contributor to Practical Ecommerce and to MarketingProfs.com, and a columnist for Search Engine Land and Multichannel Merchant. He’s also contributed to DM News, Catalog Age, Catalog Success, Building Online Business, Unlimited, and NZ Marketing magazine, among others.
He holds an M.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
As the founder of Alchemist Media, Inc., a San Francisco SEO company, Jessie Stricchiola began her search engine optimization career in 1997. As one of the original nine founders of SEMPO (the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization), she served for two years on the Board of Directors for the organization. Since 2002, she has been a guest speaker at the search industry’s leading conferences including SES, SMX, PubCon, Web2.0 Summit, ad:Tech, and Shop.org. Jessie is widely recognized as having been the first to publicize PPC click fraud in 2001 and has been interviewed by numerous trade publications and media outlets on the issue, including NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, The Washington Post, CNNMoney, CNET.com, CNBC, and The BBC. Her pioneering work on click fraud is also featured in The Google Story (1st ed.) by David Vise. In addition to her search duties, Jessie currently serves as an expert consultant on various internet-related litigation matters.