Steve Glum – Consultant
Steve Glum is a highly-accomplished big-brand marketing specialist and content creation expert, building some of the most prominent and dynamic entertainment, lifestyle, attractions, resorts and restaurant brands in the world. His career spans marketing and branding leadership with Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Pleasure Island, Hard Rock Cafe, House of Blues, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Great Wolf Lodge Indoor Waterpark Resort, and Ace Cafe, among others. Steve most recently held the reins of Chief Marketing Officer for Ace Cafe North America – the group responsible for bringing the first Ace Cafe to the USA – a position he presided over for five years, handling every single detail of the US brand introduction and location launch in Orlando, FL. Earlier in his career, Steve held marketing positions at House of Blues, The Walt Disney Company, and Pleasure Island. Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Stetson University, and post-graduate from the IAAPA Institute for Executive Education at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jeff Perkins – ParkMobile
Jeff Perkins is Chief Marketing Officer of ParkMobile, the leading provider in mobile parking solutions. Prior to ParkMobile, Jeff was the CMO of QASymphony where he helped establish the brand and grow revenue 500% over a three-year period. He also has held senior marketing leadership positions at PGi and AutoTrader.com. Jeff started his career grinding it out in the NYC ad industry at Saatchi & Saatchi. His experiences range from traditional to digital, B2C to B2B, and agency-side to client-side. Jeff received his BA from American University and MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. He is a frequent contributor to several marketing publications and a speaker at many industry events. When he’s not working, you might find him riding his Peloton bike or attending a Bruce Springsteen concert (he’s been to 26 so far). He lives in Atlanta with his awesome wife, two adorable daughters (ages 7 and 10) and two hyper puppies.