Eric Enge is the President of Stone Temple Consulting, an SEO consulting firm with offices in Boston and Northern California. Eric is a regular speaker at search industry conferences, such as Search Engine Strategies and Search Marketing Expo. Eric also makes regular contributions on the topic of SEO to Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch, SEOmoz, and his own blogs. Eric is particularly known for his in depth interviews of major players in the search engine industry including dozens of people who work in senior capacities at the search engines. Eric is also asked to make guest contributions to Website Magazine, other SEO related blogs and news web sites, and is a senior editor for the SEO section of the Search Engine Marketing Journal.
Stephan Spencer is author of Google Power Search published in July 2011 by O’Reilly. He is the founder of Netconcepts. 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.
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.
Stephan is a frequent conference speaker on SEO and other online marketing topics for the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), 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.
Stephan is an avid blogger. He blogs at Stephan Spencer’s Scatterings, NaturalSearchBlog.com, BusinessBlogConsulting.com, ChangesForGood.org, and Google, I Suggest… He’s also been a contributor for the following group blogs: The Huffington Post, Searchlight (part of the CNET Blog Network), Shop.org Blog, and MarketingProfs Daily Fix.
Stephan is on the advisory board of CrowdGather.
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.
Rand Fishkin is the CEO & Co-Founder of SEOmoz, a leader in the field of search engine optimization tools, resources & community. In 2009, he was named among the 30 Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs Under 30 by BusinessWeek, and has been written about it in the Seattle Times, Newsweek and The New York Times among others. Rand has keynoted conferences on search from Sydney to Reykjavik, Montreal to Munich and spoken at dozens of shows around the world. He’s particularly passionate about the SEOmoz blog, read by more than 35,000 search professionals each day. In his miniscule spare time, Rand enjoys the company of his amazing wife, Geraldine.