April Rudin, Founder and President of The Rudin Group, is an acclaimed financial services and wealth management marketing strategist. A digital and traditional media expert, April is distinguished by her ability to forecast, analyze and illuminate critical trends in the industry and create campaigns for enhancing brand and professional visibility for people. The Rudin Group, founded in 2008, designs bespoke marketing campaigns for some of world’s most important wealth management/family office firms. Firm’s strengths include: digital strategy and multi-generational marketing. April is a regularly featured source of expert commentary to international news and business outlets, trade publications and broadcast media. She was a featured speaker at CES 2016 - Digital Money Forum on millennials/financial services, and digital currency/payments. Upcoming speaking engagements include: IMCA’s Annual Conference and IAA’s Annual Leadership Conference. April is recognized by IBM as an “Influencer” in both wealth management and fintech. She has also created and maintains an extensive thought leadership domain that includes wealth management/fintech/financial services blogs featured on Huffington Post, American Banker, CFA Enterprising Investor, Family Wealth Report, Fundfire, Investment News, Wealthmanagement.Com, and many other trade publications. April is a judge for Family Wealth Report’s Annual Wealth Management Industry awards, she is a member of the PAM (Private Asset Management) Advisory board, and serves on the Global Board of Directors for the Hedge Fund Association (HFA) and chairs the High Net Worth Advisory Board. April is also a heads the editorial board for NexChange, a global financial services’ networking start-up.