(Gawkwire.com) Search Engine Strategies (SES), the leading global search engine marketing (SEM) conference and expo series, announced today that they have appointed two new members to the SES Advisory Board. Jon Myers, Head of Search/Associate Director for MediaVest Group Ltd., has been appointed as the U.K. representative for SES London, and Thomas Bindl, Founder and CEO for Refined Labs GmbH, has been appointed as the Germany representative for SES Berlin.
Myers and Bindl will join 15 other SEM luminaries and SES staff in identifying resources to address the industry’s latest issues and trends and professional development resources – all with the goal to ensure SES conference attendees receive the latest industry information and training.
“With the addition of Jon and Thomas, we ensure that our EU attendees will be exposed to the most up-to-date industry content in each country we’re currently invited to present SES,” said Mike Grehan, Vice President and Global Content Director for Incisive Media’s Interactive Marketing Group. “The board will grow with international representatives in tune with our global expansion plans.”
About Jon Myers
Myers, who worked with the SES Advisory Board to secure programming for the upcoming SES London conference to be held February 15-19, is a recognized expert in SEM throughout the U.K. and Europe with over 11 years experience. He was one of 10 experts selected by Overture (Yahoo) to help create their SEM accreditation scheme, and is a regular member of search product improvement panels with all of the major search engines within paid search. Myers has actively been involved over the years with industry bodies such as SEMPO, IPA and the IAB as a Search Task Force committee member, and is a respected moderator and speaker at all major industry SEM events globally.
About Thomas Bindl
Bindl founded Refined Labs in 2007 to develop a next-generation online marketing toolbox with a focus on cross-channel and cross-campaign optimization, as well as a leading PPC bid management solution called “Refined Ads.” Prior to founding Refined Labs, he was a consultant for major online companies in Europe, North America and Asia to optimize their performance marketing strategies. Having started multiple successful online companies since 1999, he was chosen as one of the top 50 Internet people by Internet World Business in 2007. He is an active speaker at search conferences worldwide, published numerous articles and contributed to SEM books.