AOM19 is open for business!
Early bird registration is now open, $129 for AMA members and $249 for non-members. Ticket prices increase to $149 and $349 on January 21. Don’t miss out, register now!
New website alert!
We’re pleased to announce a new dedicated Art of Marketing website! Visit to get the latest news on speakers, sessions and activities.
What makes #SDAOM so great?
AMA San Diego’s Art of Marketing conference is the region’s awesomest full-day, interactive opportunity for enterprise marketers, small business leaders, agency innovators and platform developers to enhance their marketing knowledge and make career-accelerating connections.
Expect the Best!
We’re curating a fantastic lineup of speakers to share strategies, tactics and ideas for both today and the future. As always, we’ll have multiple full-audience keynotes and interactive breakouts for you to choose from, giving you a chance to customize your day and optimize your own experience. And we promise plenty of networking time for you to rub elbows and share best practices with 300 of San Diego’s best & brightest marketers. Whether you’re in branding, communications, digital or technology, #SDAOM features speakers and content sure to educate, entertain and inspire you for the year ahead!
Our fantastic lineup of enterprise leaders and agency innovators is sure to educate, entertain and inspire you for the year ahead!
Head of Global Communications
Cheryl develops and leads the corporate communications strategy for Sony North America. She oversees executive and financial communications, corporate social responsibility programs and employee communications. As Sony’s spokesperson, Goodman also serves on industry associations such as the Consumer Electronics Association and the Digital Entertainment Group.
Prior to her executive appointment at Sony, Cheryl led Athena San Diego, a professional association serving women in science and technology. Her background also includes nearly a decade in business development and marketing at Qualcomm. She earned a host of accolades for the organization’s transformative technologies and picked up multiple professional awards for her entrepreneurial leadership style – including Marketing Leader of the Year in 2010. Prior to Qualcomm, Cheryl served for well-known startups Linspire and MP3.com.
Cheryl began her media career as a broadcast journalist at KGTV and KFMB, ABC and CBS news affiliates in San Diego, California.
Vice President, Global Marketing
Michael currently serves as Vice President, Global Marketing for NuVasive, the $1B, San Diego-based leader in spine technology innovation. Michael is responsible for leading the Company’s marketing strategy, including launch, commercialization, customer experience, digital and brand strategy.
Prior to joining NuVasive, Michael was Global Marketing Director, Medication Management Solutions, at Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD), leading the marketing team for the $2B division supporting evidence generation, competitive intelligence, brand, global messaging and communication, and global registration within BD Medical.
Michael also held numerous marketing leadership roles at CareFusion, Inc., including Head of Corporate Marketing and Brand, and Director of Marketing, Dispensing Technologies, and led the global brand roll-out in more than 120 countries for the new publicly traded company (CFN).
Michael received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Pepperdine University, currently serves on the Point Loma Nazarene Fermanian School of Business Marketing Advisory Board and coaches the Fermanian School of Business Marketing Principles course.
Vice Chancellor of Marketing
National University System
Seth has spent the past decade helping colleges and universities launch, grow and manage high-profile on-campus and online programs. Known as one of the industry’s leading enrollment marketing talents, he’s worked with over two dozen institutions, from world-class research universities to small, tuition-dependent liberal arts organizations.
Seth’s work with Southern New Hampshire University is Emmy nominated and includes the university’s heralded cross-country bus tour campaign, which the Chronicle of Higher Education called “Exhibit A of Marketing Success” and “one of the most buzzed-about marketing campaigns in higher education.” In addition to SNHU, he’s spent time at UCLA, Helix Education, and founded Higher Ed Live, the industry’s first and only live weekly web show network. In 2014, Seth was named “International Brand Master” by Education Marketing Group.