Jill Pendergast is founder of JP Productions, a full-service conference and meeting planning company. With over 15 years of conference management, customer service and entertainment experience, she has produced successful events including D: All Things Digital conference since its inception in 2003. With over 20 years of conference management, customer service, hospitality and entertainment experience, she has produced successful domestic and international events including corporate conferences, annual meetings, user conferences, tradeshows, roadshows, workshops, corporate retreats and sales meetings, and she has played an integral role in the inception and execution of many high-level executive events. Besides D: All Things Digital, she has worked for AOL, Crosslink Capital, Intel, Open Data Center Alliance, Perforce and The Lobby. Prior to starting JP Productions, Jill held conference management positions at IDG Executive Forums and Upside Media. She is a San Francisco Bay area native and has a B.S. in marketing from San Diego State University.