SPEAKERS - 2021 State of Search

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Eric Enge

Eric Enge

Eric Enge is the Principal of the Digital Marketing Solutions Business Unit at Perficient. He is the lead co-author of The Art of SEO, a 900+ page book thatís known in the industry as ìthe bible of SEO.î In 2016, Enge was awarded Search Engine Landís Landy Award for Search Marketer of the Year, and US Search Awards Search Personality of the Year, and in 2018 he was named the Drum Search Awards Search Personality of the Year. He is a prolific writer, researcher, teacher and a sought-after keynote speaker and panelist at major industry conferences.

Prior to Perficient, Enge was the founder and CEO of Stone Temple, an agency that grew to 70 people, and that served more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies on an ongoing basis. Stone Temple was named Best Large SEO Agency at the US Search Awards in 2016. Perficient acquired Stone Temple in July of 2018. Perficient’s DMS BU is a full-service digital marketing agency that provides SEO, content marketing, paid media, CRO, analytics, automation, and social media marketing services.

Enge creates and leads each of Perficient ís acclaimed research digital marketing studies, and writes regularly on Perficient’s blog. His passion for teaching is evidenced through custom training modules that he designs and delivers to executives, laymen and highly technical SEO professionals.

Greg Gifford

Greg Gifford

Greg Gifford is the Vice President of Search Marketing at SearchLab, a boutique marketing agency specializing in Local SEO and PPC. He’s one of the most in-demand speakers at digital marketing and automotive conferences all over the world, with dynamic movie-themed presentations packed full of actionable tactics and information. He’s got over 18 years of online marketing and web design experience, and his expertise in Local SEO has helped hundreds of businesses gain more visibility in local searches.

Greg graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BA in Cinema and Communications, and has an obscure movie quote for just about any situation.

The State of Search agenda is in its final stages of scheduling. And since our virtual conference is presented by a local non-profit, DFWSEM, we are here to serve YOU, our friends in the digital marketing industry.

We offer the best speakers on digital marketing in the industry – people with real-world experience.

Again this year you can take advantage of our site review sessions – we will have a breakout room so you can ask our digital marketing expert speakers your specific questions!

State of Search conference location:

In-Person to be announced soon!

Virtual Online is offer as well.

COMING SOON - The Final Speakers Announcement!