Lauren Dugan Social strategist @lauren_dugan Lauren is a social media strategist dedicated to covering all angles of the emerging phenomenon that is Twitter. She explores how social media is used to communicate, market, advertise, and inform from a variety of industry perspectives: political, non-profit, educational, and mainstream media. She truly believes that social media is changing the world, and she wants to be part of the action. With an eclectic background in English literature, political science and media studies, Lauren comes fully armed to face the diverse and rapidly changing world of social media.
Emily Miethner Founder, NY Creative Interns @emilymiethner Emily Miethner is founder of NY Creative Interns, the largest Meetup for college students and recent grads in the country, an organization for which she has produced dozens of events promoted entirely through social media platforms. Emily has spoken about the power of community building at Columbia University, SXSW Interactive, Internet Week, and New York University. She is a board member of Techies Give Back, and has been featured in The New York Times, U.S. News, and Fast Company.
Noelle Cantarano Brand Channel Manager, Big Fuel Communcations Noelle Cantarano is a brand channel manager at Big Fuel Communications, LLC. She leads a team of social media community managers who moderate, produce, and publish content for Big Fuel’s clients. Her knowledge and passion of social media has served the hospitality/tourism, education, retail, and non-profit sectors, among others.
Ashley Mayo Social Media Editor, Golf Digest Ashley Mayo is the associate editor and social media editor of Golf Digest. Her primary responsibilities include overseeing social media strategy and execution, reviewing and writing about equipment as a Hot List Judge, and overseeing various aspects of GolfDigest.com. Golf Digest was recently named to Adweek's Hot List as "best publication for the sports nut,” and its Facebook efforts were specifically cited as helping create "a digital experience like none other."
Jacquelyn Schroder Account Manager, Digital Surgeons Jacquelyn Schroder manages social media and account strategy at Digital Surgeons, recently taking on the Nexxus Hair account. Prior to Digital Surgeons, she managed social media at Upromise by Sallie Mae for 3 years. Jacquelyn also works as a freelance social media professional with clients like The Center for Research, New Haven Regional Water Authority, and Nathan Frost Realtor. She earned her master's degree from Emerson College in Communication Management.