On May 29-30-31, 2018, Bucharest turns into the Central and Eastern European E-Commerce Capital! GPeC SUMMIT – the Most Important E-Commerce and Online Marketing Event in the region will take place during those three days, bringing you 2 days of Premium Conference with the best international speakers, 2 Masterclasses of 6 hours each, 4 Workshops of 90 minutes each, E-Commerce Expo and Networking with over 800 participants – the Romanian and international elite.
Browse the list of remarkable speakers who will attend this edition of the GPeC SUMMIT, and keep an eye on our website to discover all the big names, as we will regularly update this page!
Brian McBride is, for 6 years, the chairman of ASOS, one of the biggest online fashion retailers in the world. He is also the chairman of Wiggle – the biggest online cycling retailer in the UK, where he managed the recent fusion with Chain Reaction Cycles. Brian started his career at Xerox, then worked at IBM and Dell, eventually becoming the Managing Director of T-Mobile UK. In 2006 he became the CEO of Amazon UK, position for which he went through 12 interviews, the final one with Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. After 6 years at the head of Amazon UK, Brian was elected chairman of ASOS – the biggest online fashion retailer, a position he holds for 6 years now.
Founder & Principal ConversionXL
Peep Laja is considered the #1 International Expert in Conversion Optimization, the founder of ConversionXL, one of the best-known User Experience & Conversion Optimization agencies in the world. Peep is also the founder of ConversionXL Institute, a training and certification program for specialists in key areas of expertise for the success of online businesses, such as: Conversion Rate Optimization, User Experience, Digital Analytics, Growth Marketing, Customer Acquisition, Digital Psychology & Persuasion. He is an expert in Conversion Optimization, helping companies increase their income from online sales.
#1 Global Content Marketing Influencer in 2018
Jeff Bullas is a digital strategist, Marketing blogger, bestselling author and keynote speaker. The Onalytica 2018 report has ranked him first on the global Content Marketing influencers’ list. Jeff is the author of “Blogging The Right Way – How to Create and Market a Killer Blog with Social Media”, a bestselling title in the Marketing and Marketing for Small Business categories on Amazon. In 2013, Forbes magazine included Jeff in the Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers. In 2014, he was considered No. 1 Content Marketing Influencer and the same year he ranked 8th in the Forbes Top 40 Social Marketing Talent. In 2015 he became No. 1 in the World’s Business Blogger category, and today he is considered the #1 Global Digital Marketing Influencer.
Founder Orainti & International SEO Consultant
Aleyda Solis is among the most respected international SEO experts and consultants – services which she provides via her company, Orainti, that she modestly calls “a boutique digital marketing consultancy”. Why modestly? Because Aleyda is the author of many SEO articles on the Search Engine Land, MOZ and State of Digital blogs, a speaker at more than 100 conferences held in 20 countries and author of the book “SEO, Las Claves Esenciales”. Aleyda has over 10 years of experience in SEO and has been included in Forbes’ “10 Digital Marketing Specialists to follow in 2015” list and in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “50 Online Marketing Influencers to Follow in 2016” ranking.
Co-Founder & Chairman Digital Analytics Association
Jim Sterne is the co-founder and chairman of Digital Analytics Association (DAA), the most important association in the world dedicated to Web Analytics, gathering all the international professionals in the field. Between 2002 and 2017, Jim was the organizer of eMetrics Summit, the most important international conference on Digital Analytics. The event went on for 16 years and accounted for 83 editions in 20 cities around the globe. Today, the eMetrics Summit is still organized by Jim Sterne, just under a different name, Marketing Evolution Experience (MEE). Jim is one of the Online Marketing pioneers, starting practice in 1994, and has over 35 years of experience in sales and marketing. He is the author of no less than 12 books, including “Advanced E-Mail Marketing“, “World Wide Web Marketing“, “Web Metrics“, “Social Media Metrics“, “The Devil’s Data Dictionary” and the recently released “Artificial Intelligence for Marketing: Practical Applications” (2017).
Jeff Sauer is one of the most respected international experts in Google Analytics and Google AdWords, founder of Jeffalytics, professor at St. Thomas University of Minnesota and Digital Marketing Speaker at the most important industry conferences, like HeroConf or SMX (Search Marketing Expo). Jeff is listed in the top 25 most influential PPC Experts internationally and is a full-time Internet Marketer since 2005. In the 13 years since, Jeff has managed to grow his own company, Three Deep Marketing – with over 500% to over 6 million dollars in revenue annually, successively entering the top Inc 5000 in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Jeff Sauer teaches certified PPC, Analytics and Data-Driven Marketing courses, and has so far transformed over 10.000 Digital Marketers into Google Certified Professionals. He also manages million-dollar budgets annually for companies that invest in AdWords and closely monitors several hundred Google Analytics accounts for the business that he offers consultancy services to.
Co-Founder and Managing Director RYTE GmbH
Marcus Tandler is Co-Founder and Managing Director at RYTE, formerly OnPage.org – an award-winning SaaS Tech-Startup with the mission to help webmasters develop better websites. Marcus is passionate about SEO and has been working in the industry for about 20 years. In 2017 he has been honored as “European Search Personality of the Year” at the renowned European Search Awards in Krakow. Marcus is one of the best SEO experts worldwide, a regular speaker at various conferences around the world, such as: TEDx, LeWeb, The Next Web, SMX and O’Reilly’s web2.0 expo. Marcus was also invited to speak at in-house events at Google, Microsoft, Facebook et. al.
Co-Founder AG Consult & The Conversion Comedian
Karl Gilis is the co-founder of AG Consult, one of the best-known Usability and Conversion Optimization agencies in Belgium. Fed-up with speculation and feel-based opinions, Karl became obsessed with Data-Driven UX and makes website optimizations based solely on research and measurable results, especially since A/B tests allow him to examine the impact of the recommended solutions and of the website changes. Also known as “The Conversion Comedian”, Karl gives a real performance on every stage he hops on, combining – in his unique style – premium know-how with entertaining real-life analogies meant to stir laughter and applause from the audience.
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