B. Bonin Bough is Vice President of Global Digital and Consumer Engagement at Kraft Foods. In this role, Bough oversees all of Kraft's digital communications, establishes new partnerships with online platforms, manages internal capabilities and develops strategies across the firm's product portfolio. Most recently, Bough was recognized as one of business' hottest rising stars in Fortune's 2011 "40 under 40" list, as well as Fast Company's 2011 100 Most Creative People in Business and Ebony's Power 100 list.
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized business strategist and enterprise architect with an extensive track record of building enterprise-class solutions, with clients in the Fortune 500, federal government, and internet startup community. As Senior Vice President at Dachis Group, he focuses on the topics of Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0, Social Business, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), open business models, and next-generation enterprises.
Erik Huddleston is the Chief Technology Officer at Dachis Group. He leads the go to market and product delivery for Dachis Group's groundbreaking Social Business Intelligence as a Service (SBIaaS) platform, SaaS applications, and managed services. Erik is passionate about the transformational potential of social and big data for the world's largest companies.
Jeremiah Owyang is an Industry Analyst on Customer Strategy and Partner at Altimeter Group. As author of the blog "Web Strategy," (rated by Edelman as top Analyst Blog since 2008) he focuses on how corporations connect with their customers using web technologies. Jeremiah hails previously from Forrester Research as a Senior Analyst focused on Social Computing for the Interactive Marketer and takes pride in launching and managing Hitachi Data Systems' Social Media program in 2005-2007.Jeremiah, along with the Customer Strategy team, has published numerous research reports focused on social business, and has been frequently quoted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and is a frequent keynote speaker at business and technology conferences around the world.He also served as the Intranet Architect at World Savings (now Wells Fargo) and was a user experience professional at Exodus Communications after received his Marketing Bachelors Degree at SFSU. After work, he spends time with family, gets in some exercise, and travels to tropical beaches. Jeremiah was pleasantly surprised to find that his small, white, furry dog Rumba is active on Twitter.
Melissa Lavigne-Delville is Vice President Trends & Strategic Insights for NBC Universal's Integrated Media group. As a leading expert on consumer culture and trends, Melissa guides NBCU's marketing partners through today's rapidly changing technology, media, and cultural landscape -- ensuring they find the most resonant ways to communicate and the most effective places to connect. She is a key resource and advisor on generational insights, cultural trends and societal shifts.