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- 6PM-6:30pm: Registration, Networking and Pizza
- 6:30pm-6:45pm: Introductions
- 6:45pm-7:30pm: Panel discussion
- 7:30pm-8pm: Open Q&A, announcements, wrap-up
Panel discussion with:
Quincy Bingham - Quincy is one of our Paid Media Account Managers, and he found his way into the digital marketing industry 4 years ago with a combination of hard work, vision, and focus. Great at tackling unorthodox problems, Quincy is a bright and motivated part of the BFO team. When he’s not learning more about social and search, Quincy might be found at the gym, at the beach, or drinking an Old Fashioned. He’s a 3-time fantasy football champion who’s also passionate about space exploration. Elon Musk is his idol.
Ian Kooperman - Ian brings more than seven years of analytics, management, and investment experience to his role as head of social media at Rise Interactive. He leads the social media team and is responsible for the agency’s strategic growth initiatives.
Hailing from the world of finance and accounting, Kooperman previously worked with financial and accounting firms where he leveraged data to make critical, real-time decisions. He leveraged that analytical expertise when he joined Rise in 2012 and has been instrumental in the company’s growth. He previously managed the agency’s paid search team.
Kooperman graduated with honors from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree, and also holds a master's degree in accounting from the university.
Anshul Mangal is the co-founder and managing partner of Idea Kitchen, a creative agency specializing in the hospitality and food service industry. The agency is a unique mix of restauranteurs, strategists, creatives, designers and foodies with the experience to deliver a full suite of marketing services to vibrant food service brands, companies, and restaurants in any market. Clients include Turano Baking Co., Home Run Inn Pizza and several other notable Chicago restaurants. In addition, he is a partner at Idea Booth, a creative think tank for big brands including Walgreens, Kraft, 1871, Matter, University of Chicago and others. Anshul is the co-founder and managing partner of two popular Chicago restaurants – Furious Spoon and FireFin Poké Shop. He also founded Takito Kitchen and Bar Takito,
Also an attorney, he specializes in corporate, intellectual, property and immigration law. Prior to becoming a restaurateur, Anshul practiced law for three years at Jones Day, one of the largest law firms in the world. Before attending law school in 2006, Anshul worked in finance and project management at Morgan Stanley. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2002.
You may know Todor Krecu from his numerous community events, seminars, and Meetups in the Chicago tech industry. Todor has been educating local businesses since 2008 on all aspects of social media marketing including Facebook advertising, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube. Todor is the organizer of the annual Social Media Day Chicago event where awards are presented in several categories. He is passionate about helping the local tech industry, expertly forges connections between companies and people, helps investors connect with new mobile startups, companies connect with new employees, entrepreneurs connect with each other, and brings new professionals and students into the mobile industry. Since 2011 he has helped Mobile Monday Chicago increase the size of their organization to over 1,000 members, and spent over 11 years at Career Education Corporation working on web sites, landing pages, SEO, PPC, display ads, paid social, E-mail campaigns, and lead generation.
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