Meet the Experts


Krystal Taing, Director of Local Strategy at Rio SEO, @krystal_taing 
Krystal Taing leads product strategy at Rio SEO for global enterprise brands across hundreds of thousands of locations in finance and insurance, retail, hospitality, healthcare, and more. Her extensive experience informing and crafting local strategy aids multi-location brands in solving their most persistent local marketing challenges to improve organic visibility, search rankings, and online-to-offline traffic. Krystal is a respected local search authority and a resource for marketers and businesses of all types and sizes. 


Al Sefati, SEO Strategist of 9th Wonder, @sefaticompany
Al Sefati is an Enterprise SEO with over 15 years of experience in SEO. Al has vast practical knowledge and understanding of digital marketing and user experience (UX) strategies in integrated business settings. Experience in developing, implementing, tracking, and optimizing SEO, SEM, and digital marketing campaigns across multiple channels.


Carrie Hill, Co-Founder at Ignitor Digital Marketing, @carriehill 
Carrie Hill is the co-founder of Ignitor Digital Marketing and the community manager for LocalU Marketing Seminars. She's been in the SEO game since 2006 and has spoken at over 30 events in the last 13 years. When she's not playing with search results, she loves to cook, make jams & jellies, and hang out with her family and her 4 dogs.