Agenda - May 15th, 2014 9:00AM - 6:00PM

9:00AM - 10:00AM - Registration & Networking

10:00AM - 10:05AM - Opening Remarks

Chris Dessi

Chris Dessi

CEO of Silverback Social

10:05AM - 10:30AM

David S. Kidder Presents The Playbooks Take a journey through the raw experiences of some of the world’s top entrepreneurs. Understand the Plays behind their extraordinary success, and all successful leaders and companies – small and large – have in common

David S. Kidder

Co-Founder at Bionic, Creator and Author The Startup Playbook

10:30AM - 10:40AM - BREAK

10:40AM - 11:30AM

Panel 1: The Evolving Digital Landscape

Gabe Goodwin

Gabe Goodwin

Senior Director, Social Production, ESPN

John Hall

CEO of Influence & CO.

Jocelyn Cripps

Executive Vice President, Global B2C Marketing

11:30AM - 11:40AM - BREAK

11:40AM - 12:30PM - Breakout Sessions


Session 1 - Social Media for Small Business

Room TBD

Kinetic Social

Session 2 - Social Media for Nonprofits

Room TBD

Natalie Barreto

Natalie Barreto

National Social Media Manager at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Session 3 - Social Media for Real Estate

Room TBD

Norman Bobrow Real Estate

Norman Bobrow Real Estate

Main Room

Fire-side Chat Native Content Campaigns that Rock

Tessa Gould

Tessa Gould

Huffington Post Media Group’s Director of Native Advertising
Jarrod Dicker

Jarrod Dicker

Head of Commercial Product and Operations at RebelMouse


Session 1  Leveraging Technology to Create a Global Ocean Community

Room TBD

Ghislaine Maxwell

President & Founder of the TerraMar Project

Session 2  ”The Digital You” - Building Your Digital/Social Media Profile

Room TBD

Tami Cannizzaro

Tami Cannizzaro

Global Director, Social Business, IBM


1:30PM- 2:00PM

Case Study - Fox Sports & Omnigon

Peter Vlastelica

SVP of Digital at Fox Sports
David Nugent

David Nugent

EVP of Business Development, Omnigon

Panel 2 - Creating a Winning Social Strategy

2:00PM - 2:50PM

Brett Wein

Sales Director, Facebook

Linda Boff

Executive Director, Global Brand Marketing, GE
Andrew Goldman

Andrew Goldman

Global Brand Marketing, Agency Partner Lead at LinkedIn

3:00PM - 3:50PM

Surprise Guests - Stay Tuned

3:50PM - 4:00PM - Break


4:00PM - 5:00PM

Gary Vaynerchuk

Founder Vayner Media | KEYNOTE

5:00PM - 6:00PM - Cocktail Hour - Networking

Curating our speakers for each summit has become our obsession. Our commitment to respecting you, your time, and your money  is unsurpassed. Our vision was to host a global digital summit that just so happened to be held in Westchester County New York. We’ve succeeded.

There are more that we will be announcing shortly, but until then, please enjoy learning about our premier line-up of digital tastemakers from:

Facebook, Linkedin, GE, IBM, ESPN, Fox Sports, Rebelmouse, The Huffington Post, Gary Vaynerchuk, David S. Kidder, The Financial Times.

We think we can …
Last year- armed with a clear vision of what could be we launched the Westchester Digital Summit’s first website. On May 14th, 2013 the first summit became a reality - Thank you for helping us be worthy of the honor of Forbes Magazine’s “4 Lesser-Known Conferences That Deserve Your Attention in 2013.”

It is happening now …
We are inspired, honored, humbled and blessed to share with you our second annual Westchester Digital Summit which will take place on May 15th, 2014 at the Ritz Carlton in White Plains. Gary Vaynerchuk will return to keynote, and David Kidder Author of The Startup Playbook will share his wisdom and experience with us. David is a serial entrepreneur, co-author of the bestselling Intellectual Devotional books, and the recipient of the Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He also lives right here in Westchester, New York, with his wife and three sons.

We are accomplishing this today …
We had over 750 registered last year. The Ritz holds just 350 Reserve your spot today.

We are becoming even more aware …
Right now we’re building the most compelling summit that will resonate for each of you. While we do so please visit our Youtube Channel with video interviews of each speaker and panelist from last year’s event as well as a time lapsed summary of the event. Here’s an Infograph with statistics and demographic data from our event.

Our Pinterest Page has amazing photos and video from attendees and finally if you’d like to just follow along, than you can find us on Facebook and Twitter.