About the Leadership Team (MarketingCampSF 2013)

Paul Wcislo

Paul Wcislo, Founder, Intrepid Communications

Paul Wcislo is an international web and social media consultant who translates client web presence into revenue. He also co-chairs the SVForum Marketing SIG to help professionals connect and advance the profession.

Jonathan Chizick

Jonathan Chizick, Business Development, Samsung Electronics

Jonathan Chizick is a technology product marketing executive and co-founder of MarketingCamp.org. At Samsung, Jonathan identifies new technologies & startups and develops partnership opportunities. He has also co-founded a wireless startup and enjoys advising and mentoring technology startups.

Tom Ross

Tom Ross, Marketer-in-Chief, TheDeviceDr.com

Tom Ross has led marketing and sales for medical device start-ups for over 20 years. Innovating in both “upstream” and “downstream” marketing, he has produced success for new technologies and companies.

Robin Fisher

Robin Fisher, Owner/Designer, Take Flight Graphics

Robin Fisher is the owner/designer at Take Flight Graphics, a local Silicon Valley design firm that custom designs high-quality logos, print designs, and web sites for small and mid-sized businesses enabling them to present a more polished image to their target markets.

Dave Nielsen

Dave Nielsen, Developer Relations Consultant, Platform D, Inc.

Dave Nielsen runs CloudCamp, a community of Cloud Computing enthusiasts and community organizers in 100+ cities around the world. Dave also run’s Platform D, a Developer Relations consulting firm helping companies interact with the influential developer community.

Christine Oliver

Christine Oliver, Principal, Impact Communications

Christine Oliver brings extensive strategic marketing communications experience to Bay Area medical, biotech, telecommunications and high-tech clients where she has been responsible for their strategic messaging and marketing communications efforts.

Natascha Thomson

Natascha Thomson, Owner & Founder, MarketingXLerator

Natascha Thomson is the founder and owner of MarketingXLerator—a B2B Social Media Marketing Consultancy—with a focus on using social media to connect people for business impact.

Syed Kashif Ali

Syed Kashif Ali, Social Media Strategist

Syed has helped oversee social media initiatives for Speck Design, Monster Products and Beats by Dr. Dre. Most recently, he was at Doremus, assisting with digital strategies for B2B clients.

Mariam Giorgadze

Mariam Giorgadze, Hult International Business School

Mariam is currently a candidate for a masters degree in international marketing at Hult International Business School. Additionally, she serves as an account coordinator for digital branding agency "Ideas in Digital" contributing her international experience in customer-driven digital marketing strategies. 

Mohamed Ali

Mohamed Ali, Business Development Manager, Windjammer.com

Mohamed is engaged in the development of a social networking tool for musicians, creating the ultimate marketplace for collaboration and social jamming.

Terry East

Terry East, Principal, Enricchi Creative

Terry has spent the last four years focused on cultivating collaborative experiences on the Social Web. He specializes in content marketing and digital collaboration, stimulating engaging conversations with clients' stakeholders.

Nina Levchuck

Nina Levchuck, Hult International Business School

Nina is a graduate student and a digital marketing intern at Liquor.com. Previously, she served four years as a marketing professional at SC Johnson and Unilever leading full-cycle brand strategy and cross-functional teams supporting emerging markets.

Aditya Nakka

Aditya Nakka, Sr. Business Analyst, Wells Fargo Bank

Passionate about the confluence of technology and financial services. Experience in IT enablement and transformation of financial products, interested in marketing through effective Product life-cycle management.

Christianne Poppi

Christianne Poppi, Digital Marketing, UC Berkeley

Chris is a Brazilian marketing professional passionate about helping cool services, products and causes find large and engaged audiences. Previously, she has worked for several ad agencies and managed the online strategy for one of world's top education NGOs

Tracy Sestili

Tracy Sestili, CEO, Founder, Social Strand Media

Tracy is a social media strategist, speaker, and trainer. She elevates brands to the next level through thought leadership, messaging, and social media strategies.

Kevin Steineman

Kevin Steineman, Online & Mobile Marketing Strategist

For the past four years, Kevin has worked as a marketing and business consultant for companies ranging from start-ups to national corporations. Most recently, he has been engaged with app developers and businesses in the mobile industry maximizing user retention, revenues, and over-all brand awareness. 

John Swan

John Swan, Partner, Business Development Accelerators

John has extensive experience with Fortune 50 companies. Currently, he assists companies form strategic alliances and public-private partnerships. His specialties include accelerating a company’s ability to capitalize on an emerging market.

Anthony Amponsah

Anthony Amponsah, Hult International Business School

Anthony is currently a graduate student who believes in quality and timely delivery. With a background in banking and financial management, he is endeavoring to use social media marketing to redefine the finance industry.

Shelly Gordon

Shelly Gordon, Principal, G2 Communications Inc.

Shelly is principal of a boutique PR firm helping small businesses achieve business goals and build brands. She develops strategies and media coverage to forge strong bonds between clients and customers.

Sum Sum Chan,

Sum Sum Chan, Principal, Marketing + CRM Consulting

Sum-Sum specializes in B2B Salesforce integration and architecture for SMBs. She is the leader of Los Angeles Salesforce User Group.

Luz Dohahue

Luz Dohahue, Social Media Manager & VA, Luz Donahue Social Media

As a social media manager, she assists small business owners and solopreneurs by creating and implementing actionable plans to attract more customers through Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and more.

Jeffrey Blake

Jeffrey Blake, Chief Software Architect & Founder, Work Informed, Inc.

Jeffrey is a versatile web and social media strategist who is skilled at simplifying, communicating and solving complex technical issues. He is an experienced software architect involved with several early-stage startups. In his spare time he is a personal brand evangelist.

Heidi Willbanks

Heidi Willbanks, Marketing Communications Specialist, Satillite Healthcare

Heidi is responsible for communicating Satellite Healthcare™s mission, vision and values to the kidney health community. Previously, Heidi was a newspaper community relations director. Heidi holds a journalism degree from Humboldt State University.

Amy Pham

Amy Phan, Institutional Sales & Marketing, Parnassus Investments

Amy is a quadruple major at the University of California Berkeley with interests in education, product management, communications, and technology. She is also a member of the Silicon Valley Product Management Association and Standardized Test Specialist at Aspire Education Project.

Brian Kerr

Brian Kerr, Account Manager, The Kenwood Group

Brian works with clients at the Kenwood Group to create and develop experiential marketing campaigns and corporate events.  He also serves as the VP of Programs responsible for all events and content of the SF American Marketing Association.

Kishore Jethanandani

Kishore Jethanandani, Principal, FuturistLens

Kishore specializes in thought leadership, content development and complex communications. His forte is writing on technology solutions, industry trends, and competitive research. In his spare time, he enjoys photography.

Sue Duris

Sue Duris, President, M4 Communications, Inc.

Sue has more than 25 years of corporate marketing and communications leadership experience in the technology and entertainment industries. She is a published writer who frequently speaks and writes on content marketing, PR, branding and strategy