We look forward
to seeing you
on Thursday,
November 3, 2016!


Brandon Gutman

Brand Innovators LLC


Marc Sternberg

Brand Innovators LLC


Speakers Chicago 11-3-16

Elly Deutch
Global Campaign and Advocacy Manager, McDonald’s

As a leader in the digital, social and online marketing landscape, Elly Deutch has provided her expertise to a diverse array of companies and brands – both large and small – on how to effectively create and execute fully integrated digital marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Over the last nine years in the digital space, Elly has created, executed, and managed social media communities for over 350 companies, athletes and brands.

In her current role at Global Campaign and Advocacy Manager at McDonald’s, Elly creates and oversees all social media campaign, engagement and advocacy efforts for the brand worldwide. Elly speaks around the world at various conferences, summits, and events on her experience and knowledge of social media, sharing her strategies, insights and learnings from over the years.

Rob Manker
Content Development Manager, ConAgra Foods

rob-manker Rob Manker is a digital content creation leader in the CPG space, helping Conagra’s brands tell their stories across channels in ways that matter most to consumers. As Manager of Content Development, his role touches digital/social media, advertising, public relations, general communications and more. With more than 20 years’ experience in news and sports media at Tribune and other companies prior to Conagra, Rob brings a unique perspective to the field of content marketing and content creation. As the thirst for digital content grows, his team has gotten awfully creative in how and where they source content, the role the Conagra Content Team plays and what that means for the bottom line. Rob will share some of those stories.

Brady Loomis
Marketing and Sustainability, Crane USA

brady-loomis-headshot Brady Loomis does the content marketing for Crane USA, a leading brand in humidifiers and space heaters. She is responsible for the content on Crane’s social media accounts, websites, marketing materials, email campaigns and many other projects. Brady and the Crane marketing team spent the last several months remodeling their website and are looking forward to the launch in a couple weeks. She studied at the School of Journalism at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she also received a degree in Environmental Studies and minored in Entrepreneurial Business.

Jonathan Alt

VP Brand Partnerships, About.com


Jonathan Alt is currently the Vice President of Brand Partnerships for About.com (an operating business of IAC). About.com is reimagining the way people find expert advice online. Through its collection of premium vertical brands including Verywell, The Balance, Lifewire and its namesake About.com, the company helps millions of users each month answer questions, solve problems, and find inspiration.

At About, Jonathan leads the Midwest and West sales regions and drives partnerships with clients including Blue Cross Blue Shield, ConAgra, Clorox, Disney, General Motors, Intel, State Farm Target and Walgreens. Prior to About, Jonathan served as the Vice President of Midwest Sales at Centro and held other senior roles at GSN, Viacom and Carat.

Jonathan received his Bachelor of Science in Advertising at the University of Kansas.