- Full conference access
- Food + drinks all day long
- Cocktail party
- A whole lot of Rock & Roll
Chris Savage is the CEO and co-founder of Wistia. After graduating from Brown University with a degree in Art-Semiotics, Chris and his co-founder, Brendan Schwartz, started Wistia in Brendan's living room in 2006. Wistia has since grown into a multi-million dollar business with over 90 employees (including 1 labradoodle). Before Wistia, Chris helped produce an Emmy Award-winning feature-length documentary and was named a Top Young Entrepreneur by BusinessWeek in 2009.
Leah (pronounced Lay-uh) loves making everyone around her feel supported and set up for success! She is part of the People Ops team at Help Scout, a remote tech company that makes delightful customer support tools. Leah runs hiring and recruiting and thinks of creative ways to keep the team feeling close and connected. She lives in Boston, MA with her partner and small white pit bull, Nova.
Phil Nottingham regularly speaks around the world at companies like Google and Spotify about video strategy and technical marketing. Prior to working at Wistia, Phil was a Senior Consultant at Distilled, where he became a renowned expert on video SEO and video marketing strategy. In his WistiaFest talk, Phil offers suggestions for how to make a better business case for video.
Born and raised in Leuven, Niels has grown a strong passion for growing brands in digital and has specialized in transforming TV advertisers into the new age. Niels tasted the YouTube kool aid just over 3 years ago and has been addicted ever since.
Edward is a client solutions manager at Facebook's EMEA headquarters in Dublin. In his role, he advises clients and media agencies in the Belgian market on their strategic planning and the creative narratives needed to make a difference and stay relevant in the-fast paced world of digital marketing. Joining Facebook from Google in 2016, he is passionate about making the digital shift work for Belgian companies, agencies and consumers.
Leen has been building startups in technology and media for almost ten years. Convinced that the future of mobile video will be immersive, she founded LucidWeb, a VR/WebVR consulting and software development company. LucidWeb is research partner and co-publisher of The VR Fund European Industry Landscape and of Tech.eu's investment analysis "State of the European VR Industry".
Brendon Grunewald is Co-Founder and CEO of Moovly Media Inc, the leading provider of Cloud based tools to make Marketing Communications and Training videos and presentations. Prior to co-founding Moovly, Mr. Grunewald ran E6Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund, after working for several years doing Corporate Finance, M&A and interim management, turnarounds for Private Equity.
Lorenzo Bown, CSO of StoryMe, founded and started his company from scratch when he was just 27 years old. Today, almost 4 years later, he is leading the 80 person company specialized in Video Marketing and corporate video strategy. The Belgian based company has budding international offices and more plans to continue expanding in the coming months. The dynamic team is always looking for fresh talents to join the company in Ghent, Brussels, London, and soon to be Amsterdam.
Jordan is an American Video Educator currently based in Belgium. She finds happiness in helping companies and anyone who loves video achieve video success. As the Video Strategy Educator, her mission is to share all her video knowledge both internally and externally. Biweekly you can expect to see her on Youtube with her series Coffee Corner, where she highlights the latest and greatest in Video Marketing.
Arthur is a thought leader in Video Strategy. After finishing his Master in Marketing Management at the Vlerick Business School, he joined the StoryMe team to help companies realize their full potential with video. As a Video Strategist, he activates audiences with smart Video Strategies and educates them on the latest trends in the Video universe.
Yan is a growth marketer and head of Video Strategy at Video Marketing company, StoryMe. Before becoming a Video Strategy Inspirator, he started his career by joining the three founders of Bubble Post as the first employee and head of Marketing and Communications. Yan is a video evangelist, speaking at events about the power of video. What makes him happy? Fresh snow.
StoryMe's founder and CEO Lorenzo Bown will kick start the day by welcoming attendees along with Yan Ketelers, Head of Video Strategy. The goal of the day is to inspire you, to educate you, and to help you win with video! After the conference you'll be able to activate and reach your business goals with video.
With the invention of tools like Soapbox, and 4K capable smartphone cameras, video is now available for everyone. In this session, Phil will talk about how you can approach integrating video communication throughout your business, and how the most innovative companies are making strides ahead by abandoning the tropes of TV advertising, and thinking smaller in their creative marketing.
An introduction to the YouTube Ecosystem and How you can use the vast amounts of digital signals across the web to find your right audience and boost engagement with your videos.
With people watching videos throughout the day on their mobile screens, we now have vastly different categories of video consumption, largely depending on the environment where people find themselves in. This spans from short dynamic sessions during the day to longer, dedicated, sit-back sessions in the comfort of the home. In this session, we will look at how video watch time can impact brand outcomes, and how you can leverage video duration for successful brand building.
Optimize conversions with video through the entire sales process. You'll learn why, when and how to use video in the funnel. Rock your sales with video from outreach to delight, and all the steps in between.
Is Video a temporary fad or a long term trend, what evidence is there and why is Video so much more engaging.
Many companies rely on unique office space with ping pong tables and cold brew on tap to help build company culture. But what do you do if your company is remote? At Help Scout, we use video to build our strong company culture and keep our teammates engaged and entertained.
Chris will be talking about the new trends happening in business video and what you can expect to see change in the business video landscape over the next couple of years.
According to a study by Business Intelligence, by 2020, over 20% of commercial media on Facebook will be in a 360-degree format. It's a fact that our children will grow up with a new video format featuring no frame and will no longer use their phone as they do today. Due to upcoming innovative, new and open standards as WebVR, the same video could easily be discovered while looking around in a VR headset. Leen is CEO and co-founder of LucidWeb and with her team she is looking into WebVR as the technology to democratise access to great VR content
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