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Ken McCormick has been an AMA member since 2004. Ken will be going into his 6th year serving on the AMA SF board as Immediate Past President. Ken is active in the transformation of AMA’s customer journey re-design and a strong supporter of elevating the AMA experience to be relevant and engaging. Ken is also the founder of Visual Identity, printed media providing print solutions for startups, boutique agencies, and Multinational Corporation since 1985. VI specializes in advertising media that leverages tactile advantages to create measurable push/pull interaction in the digital space. > LinkedIn
Gene Filipi has been an AMA SF member since 1999 and is a former Past President. During his tenure as President he led the chapter to win the coveted “Turn it Up Chapter of the Year” as well as a much-deserved Merit Award for its Communications efforts. Gene draws upon two decades of successful sales, marketing and market research experience. He strongly believes in the benefits of a connected and collaborative community of marketers. Gene is the Business Development Director at Focus Vision, a global leader in quantitative and qualitative market research software and was previously the Director of Sales for Kinesis Survey Technologies and has held positions at Lieberman Research Worldwide, as well as the Gallup Organization. > LinkedIn
Shefali Billon has been a long time AMA member and re-joined the board of the San Francisco chapter in 2015 as an Advisory Board Member. Shefali is the current VP of Chapter Relations, managing relationships of strategic partners for the chapter. Shefali strongly supports the mission of the AMA SF to be both a thought leader and a helpful resource in keeping marketing and communications’ professionals connected and current. Shefali is a seasoned marketing, communications and business development professional with over 20 years’ experience in the technology, education, women’s advancement and healthy industries. She is the owner of Lumina Consulting, and has held senior marketing and development roles in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She has spoken at the following organizations’ conferences: Social Media for Non-profits, The Direct Marketing Association and the International Society for Technology in Education. > LinkedIn
Eric has been a AMA SF member since 2010. His vision for a successful AMA SF is to bring together technology, knowledge and thought leadership to help others in the marketing community succeed. He wholeheartedly believes his fellow members and the AMA SF’s resources have helped him stay informed and connected to the overall practice of great marketing. As the owner of Workbox, Eric provides leadership to his clients by tapping into his extensive marketing and technology background to design and build websites and web apps, and run sophisticated online marketing campaigns for clients such as Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Hestan, and SanDisk. > LinkedIn