Keynote Speakers

Gary KibelPartner, Davis & Gilbert LLP10:45 AM April 26, 2018 Presentation: How to Prepare for GDPR

Gary A. Kibel is a partner in the Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert.  Mr. Kibel regularly counsels clients with respect to new media/advertising law; privacy and data security; and information technology matters.

Mr. Kibel advises interactive companies, advertising agencies, media providers and other commercial entities regarding transactions for interactive advertising, behavioral advertising, social media, programmatic media buying, mobile marketing, affiliate marketing, data collection and usage, and other emerging products and services. He also serves as General Counsel to the Performance Marketing Association.

Mr. Kibel is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and advises clients in many industries regarding privacy and data security issues, including, internal information security policies, contractual obligations and requirements, security breaches and incident responses, audits, cross-border data transfers and other matters in connection with an organization’s collection, storage and use of data in all aspects of its business.  He has been identified as a noted practitioner in the Privacy & Data Security category by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2015). In addition, Mr. Kibel has been recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. in the area of privacy and data protection for four consecutive years (2012-2015).

Mr. Kibel counsels both providers of information technology services and customers for such products and services regarding complex technology and intellectual property issues such as software and content licensing, enterprise technology implementations, consulting services, independent contractor relationships, outsourcing and development projects.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Kibel was an information systems analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch & Co

Alex PorterCEO, Location39:30 AM April 28, 2018 Panel: Optimizing New Search Platforms

As Chief Strategy Officer, Alex Porter oversees the strategic direction for Location3 clients and internal teams on an ongoing basis. While managing project operations that touch multiple departments and online marketing channels, he focuses on integrating strategies to increase ROI for all client partners at the agency. Alex forges seamless relations between the Location3 team and clients to ensure customer needs are consistently exceeded. 

Alex has a Master of Science in Kinesiology and Mental Training from the University of Maryland. He has shared his industry experience and insight at a wide range of digital media conferences including IFA, DMA, PhocusWright, and PubCon. When he’s not reading up on the latest mobile trends Alex loves snowboarding, playing lacrosse and cracking blue crabs.