The Digital Summit, put on by RTP-based Tech Media, is May 9-10 in Atlanta.

Each year Digital Summit showcases some of the most promising Internet Entrepreneurs in the region to promote local talent and ingenuity.

The event also includes numerous panel discussions and guest speakers.

Among them:

  • Joel Lunenfeld, Director of Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

Joel Lunenfeld is the Director of Global Brand Strategy at Twitter, leading a team focused on creating custom advertising solutions for the most influential and iconic brands in the world. Joel has been one of the top influencers in the digital space for over a decade. He is known for encouraging his clients and teams to venture down unchartered paths to discover new ways of igniting conversations between brands and people.

Prior to joining Twitter, Joel was a founding member and CEO of Moxie Interactive, a top digital agency, leading engagement with world-class brands such as Verizon Wireless, L’Oreal, Twentieth Century Fox and Coca-Cola. Joel is an entrepreneur and change agent that believes in the power of participation and the new role technology plays connecting brands and their customers. 

  • Matt Crenshaw, VP of Marketing & Analytics, Discovery Digital Media, Discovery Communications

Matt oversees audience development efforts for Discovery’s entire portfolio of digital brands, including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and Howstuffworks. His expertise lies in applying data-driven strategies to engage audiences through search, social media, brand extensions and media partnerships.

Matt was part of the management team at Howstuffworks when the company was acquired by Discovery in 2007. At Howstuffworks, he focused on growing the site’s publishing platform and turning the site from a niche content publisher into one of the most popular destinations on the Web. Matt holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree from Harvard University.

(C) Tech Media