Ken Robbins is the founder and president of Response Mine Interactive (RMI), an award-winning digital agency that helps clients acquire more customers using direct response digital marketing. RMI was founded in 2001 with the goal of taking hard-core direct response techniques and media optimization to Internet marketing.
For the past decade, Ken and his team have generated billions of dollars in revenue for leading brands in the B2B, healthcare, travel and home services channels. RMI is also a leader in acquiring boomers and seniors for clients. Some of the companies his agency has worked with include The Home Depot, Rooms To Go, Carter’s/Osh Kosh B’gosh, Liberty Medical, The Scooter Store, Education First Educational Tours, Maid Brigade, Terminix and formerly Staples, Travelzoo and Hallmark.
With more than 26 years of combined sales and marketing experience, Ken is a well-respected marketing guru and business strategist who has spoken at a variety of tradeshows, conferences and events.
Ken is also a sought-after marketing resource for a variety of leading industry publications. He is a contributor to the book, The Digital Media Innovation Playbook, that hit shelves in August 2011 and was featured on the cover of USA Today’s Money Section in the first article written using only Twitter. He was also quoted in the 2009 book, Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business and is a guest marketing and business lecturer at Emory University and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Steve Kapaun is the Founder and President of TrainingPros. They specialize in providing learning and development consulting talent to companies when they do not have the internal expertise or capacity to design, develop and deliver training solutions that improve the performance of their employees, the organization and the business. TrainingPros unique serves local markets through local relationship managers who are, themselves, learning and development practitioners having spent 15 – 20 years in the L&D industry managing the design, development and delivery of L&D programs.
Perry Bell is President and CEO of Atlanta-based Solar Energy USA. His previous career saw him as Co-President of one of the nation’s largest replacement window companies. Recognizing an opportunity in home energy efficiency and savings via the popular ENERGY STAR window offering, Perry made a transition and started an energy focused company. Now, as the head of two energy related companies, Perry is taking the experiences learned in the home improvement world and radically changing the way home and business owners look at paying for power. Solar Energy USA, his first renewable energy venture, is a national provider of Affordable Solar Solutions and the largest residential solar company in Georgia. Net Zero USA, the most recent undertaking, exists to help others understand how energy reduction and energy production can have dramatic effects on a power bill. The term “net zero” refers to a home or building that has zero net energy consumption, or produces 100% of its own energy needs, and Net Zero USA is showing the world how great it is to be energy independent.