KEEN—for Keeping Entrepreneurs Engaged and Networking—is convening an eclectic and exciting group of top digital tastemakers, leaders, founders and innovators all under one roof from October 24 to 27, 2013 in a three-day B2B and B2C event and expo. This inaugural conference in Nashville welcomes social influencers, journalists, editors, developers, start-ups, small businesses and Fortune 500 brands to come meet, collaborate, and learn about innovative technologies and new platforms in the areas of travel, technology, food and spirits, family and entertainment.

Omni Nashville, which opened its doors on Sept. 30, is KEEN’s official hotel sponsor and the site of all content and programming. Speakers and special guests will engage their audiences on all levels with talks about targeted advertising, using social for good, Millennial marketing, email campaigns, visual messaging, digital media ethics and much more. Keep up to date with the summit schedule as it evolves.
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Bayard Saunders

CMO, VP, Director - Digital Marketing
Greater Nashville Area, TN
Bayard Saunders has helped organizations and brands from startups to the Fortune 100 manage change and reinvention. Currently consulting for MiiA, he was the Director of Internet Sales and Marketing for "The General," owned by American Family Insurance. His experience spans digital marketing and public relations at WPP Group and Omnicom agencies providing strategic counsel to clients including Sony, General Motors, Procter & Gamble, Citibank, Heineken USA, Pfizer, Lincoln-Mercury, Tiffany's, Chrysler, Kmart and Qualcomm; and also three successful startups: a web-based consumer goods online auction, BoxLot (ranked #2 competitor to eBay by PCData, acquired by Infospace), Kintera (an enterprise-level SaaS platform, acquired by Blackbaud) and Bowne & Co Digital (acquired by RR Donnelley). Recognized with the Michigan Private 100 and Associations of Broadcasters awards, he was also a co-founder of the Interactive Marketing Associations in Detroit, Chicago and Cleveland.

My Moderators Sessions

Friday, October 25

3:55pm CDT