Gen AI Unleashed: Redefining the Future of Marketing

RDI Hosted
09.13.2023 / 2:00 AM San Diego, CA

8/30/2023 11:09:27 PM Red Door Interactive http://www.reddoor.biz Red Door Interactive
Red Door Interactive

About the event

The marketing world is always evolving, but the emergence of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) is not just another incremental innovation – it's a game changer. Our next Speaker Series event will delve into the groundbreaking concepts of GenAI and how they apply to today’s marketers. Featuring marketing leaders from MNTN, BrightEdge and Red Door Interactive, we will break down the impact of Gen AI on search, advertising, and overall marketing and business strategies, fueling the next wave of brand marketing innovation. Our panel of experts includes: 

  • Oliver Embry, Senior Director of Product Innovation at MNTN 
  • John Toth, Senior Product Manager at BrightEdge 
  • John Faris, President at Red Door Interactive 
  • Ron Hadler, VP of Data & Innovation at Red Door Interactive 
  • Allie Franklin, Director of Client Strategy at Red Door Interactive 

Register to enjoy an interactive panel discussion including a light breakfast and networking at Red Door's San Diego Headquarters on September 13 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. After all, nothing pairs better with marketing insights than coffee and fresh-baked breakfast treats. Can't make it in person? We'll also livestream and record the event, so you can watch it later or from wherever you are. 

Whether you join us in-person or online, here’s what you'll bring home: 

  • Understanding GenAI's impact on search and advertising strategies 
  • Future trends and predictions for AI in marketing 
  • Navigating the terrain of AI-infused marketing tools 
  • Harnessing GenAI for tailored customer experiences 



  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM / Check-In, Breakfast & Networking
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM / Panel Discussion & Audience Questions
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM / Networking
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Check-In, Breakfast & Networking
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    Panel Discussion & Audience Questions
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

About speakers

John Faris


As President at Red Door Interactive, John supports our team of all-star creatives, analysts, and cross-channel marketing experts. He began his career in sales & marketing roles, after earning his MBA in 2003. In 2006, he left his in-house position to join Red Door Interactive in a Search Marketing role. Since then, he’s grown through the ranks, broadening his expertise and influence. Now he uses his 15+ years of brand and performance marketing experience to help solve in-house marketers' biggest problems.

Ron Hadler

VP, Data & Innovation/

Ron has over 20 years of development experience across platforms, languages and verticals.  Ron architects websites using enterprise content management systems, develops digital requirements, provides content engineering and builds BI dashboards for Red Door’s clients.

Allie Franklin

Director, Client Strategy/

Allie has over 13 years of marketing experience with a focus on building successful teams, strong client relationships and effective marketing programs. Allie started her career at global NYC agencies working on the Met Life, Nestle Waters, and CenturyLink accounts. She made the move to RDI in 2015 where she now oversees a team of Business Managers at Red Door and drives business strategy and growth at the agency.

Oliver Embry

Senior Director of Product Innovation at MNTN/

Oliver leads product innovation at MNTN. He works closely with the product and customer teams to ensure that we are developing meaningful solutions that will resonate with current and future customers. Prior to MNTN, Oliver founded Sebonac Consulting, a retail consultancy focused on developing and establishing new brand and commercial channels for its clients. Previous to that, Oliver worked at adidas, in online and offline retail strategy for the brand.

John Toth

Senior Product Manager at BrightEdge/

John is an experienced product manager with a successful career in sales before transitioning into the technical world. Since 2015, he has been working on various SaaS products in the SEO industry. In his free time, he enjoys golf, cooking, and spending time with family.