Day Two Keynote

Session time: Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Smartsheet knowledge level: All Levels

Andrew Bennett Engage 2022

Andrew Bennett

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Speaker Company

Andrew Bennett is the chief marketing officer at Smartsheet, where he leads Smartsheet’s global marketing organization in driving awareness and demand for Smartsheet’s products and offerings. Prior to his role as CMO, Andrew served as vice president of digital marketing at Smartsheet, where he built out Smartsheet’s global demand generation function, and most recently led and grew global commercial sales and demand generation as senior vice president of commercial sales and demand generation. 

Before joining Smartsheet in 2014, Andrew was vice president of professional services, Americas, at Onyx Software Corporation. A successful entrepreneur, he also founded and served as president of Deneki Outdoors, an outdoor recreation brand, where he developed a passion for inbound marketing. 

Andrew received a BA in computer science from Dartmouth College and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Raised in Alaska, he enjoys skiing, fishing, biking, and being outdoors with friends and family.

Marti Hoffer Engage 2022

Marti Hoffer

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Founder, President and CEO
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Marti Hoffer is the Founder and CEO of lumenomics - a specialty subcontractor in construction with a simple mission: to maximize the use of natural light in designed spaces. As a business owner, Marti is passionate about leveraging technology to improve business processes, scale operations, and find solutions to industry challenges. Besides her devotion to natural light for over 35+ years, Marti has dedicated her business to creating space for women, LGBTQ+ people, and minorities in a historically un-inclusive construction industry. Marti is a lighting certified professional, she graduated with a BA in Business and Fine Arts from Otterbein University and an MBA from Seattle University.

ENGAGE 2022 Jessika Thompson

Jessika Thompson

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Project Manager and Solutions Architect
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Jessika is a lead in the US Public Sector STRIDE (Strategic Initiatives and Delivery Enablement) team at Cisco, bringing over 20 years of engineering, analytics, and strategy expertise. STRIDE is an elite team of talented individuals that enables our internal employees to better serve the people that defend, protect, and lead our country.

Rose Selle Engage 2022

Rosie Selle

Speaker Title
Vice President, Marketing
Speaker Company
Climate Pledge Arena

Rosemary Selle is a tenured arena marketing leader with experience developing and executing strategic marketing initiatives across multi-channel platforms for large entertainment properties. 

As the VP of Marketing at Climate Pledge Arena, she serves as the senior member of the arena marketing team, planning and implementing branding, tickets sales, media buying, partnership marketing, social and digital media strategies.

She previously served as the Regional Director of Marketing for AEG Facilities/ASM Global, and Sr. Director of Marketing at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. 

Prior to her time in Minneapolis, for seven years, she served as the Director of Marketing at KeyArena at Seattle Center/AEG Facilities. She built and grew the marketing communications platform for both KeyArena and McCaw Hall at Seattle Center.

During her venue marketing career, Rosemary has worked on some of the biggest and most marquee events in sports and live entertainment, including large concert acts, family events, NCAA and E-Sports Championships, as well as political and corporate events.

She has served on the opening support teams for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as Antel Arena in Montevideo, Uruguay, where she worked with onsite teams to establish effective social and in-venue communications strategies; as well as establish a brand presence on national and international industry channels.  She is an active member of the planning committee for the Events and Arena Marketing Conference. 

Rosemary holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from Carroll College in Helena, Montana and a Master’s in Sports Leadership and Administration from Seattle University.

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Marcos Cortes

Speaker Title
Managing Director
Speaker Company
KPMG HCLS Strategy

Marcos is a Managing Director within KPMG’s Strategy with more than 12 years of cross-functional experience in reviewing methodologies and establishing execution plans in Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Joint Ventures spanning from due diligence through post-closing activities.

Prior to joining KPMG, Marcos directed a strategic cross-functional internal Mergers and Acquisitions organization at Siemens. His responsibilities included overseeing a portfolio of separation and integrations projects, advising internal clients on establishment of Integration Management Office, developing Integration Concepts, Day one planning, TSAs, and leading pre- and post-merger activities in various functional work streams.