Advisory Board



  • Kristin Barrett

    Kristin Barrett

    Director of Partner Relations, Chicago Innovation Exchange

  • Ariana Bennett

    Ariana Bennett

    Director of Strategy & Business Development, Chicago Sun-Times

  • Ed Brill

    Ed Brill

    Vice President, Social Business Transformation, IBM Corporation

  • Andrew  Caravella

    Andrew Caravella

    Vice President, Marketing, Sprout Social

  • Janet Chang

    Janet Chang

    Global Social Media Manager, Deloitte

  • Rhiannon Clifton

    Rhiannon Clifton

    Director of Strategic Programs & Outreach, College of Media, University of Illinois

  • Linda Dao

    Linda Dao

    Account Executive, Commercial & Mid-Market, SAVO Group

  • Billy Dec

    Billy Dec

    Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Rockit Ranch Productions; TV & Radio Contributor

  • Kalle Eko

    Kalle Eko

    Social Media Associate, Public Affairs, MacArthur Foundation

  • Suzanne Fanning

    Suzanne Fanning

    President, WOMMA

  • Marc Landsberg

    Marc Landsberg

    Founder and CEO, socialdeviant

  • Leslie Marshall

    Leslie Marshall

    Director, Events, Magazine and Social Media, Morningstar, Inc.

  • Lauren McCadney

    Lauren McCadney

    Social Media Director, CDW

  • Bob Musinski

    Bob Musinski

    Group Account Supervisor, CBD Marketing

  • Elizabeth Pigg

    Elizabeth Pigg

    Senior Vice President, Director of Converged Media, Edelman Digital

  • Lauren Pulte

    Lauren Pulte

    PR & Communications Manager, The Onion

  • Beth Reilly

    Beth Reilly

    Director of Digital Marketing Strategy, Motorola Mobility

  • Kevin Saghy

    Kevin Saghy

    Manager of Communications, Chicago Cubs

  • Daliah Saper

    Daliah Saper

    Intellectual Property & Business Attorney, Saper Law, Adjunct Professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

  • Tracy Schmidt

    Tracy Schmidt

    Founder – Socially Authentic

  • Andy Sternberg

    Andy Sternberg

    Social + Digital Media Manager, Rotary International

  • Erika Velazquez

    Erika Velazquez

    Head of Marketing & Communications, The New Republic

  • Jeff  Willinger

    Jeff Willinger

    Director of Social Computing, Collaboration and Intranets, Rightpoint

  • Vanessa Yeh

    Vanessa Yeh

    Events Associate – 1871