February 10 - 12, 2019
3
Days
35+
Sessions
1,500
Attendees
To survive, and thrive, incumbent brands and legacy publishers must overcome the economic disruption fueled by direct brands by finding new growth opportunities and partnership models. Join 1,500+ attendees at IAB's flagship Annual Leadership Meeting 2019. This years event will focus on the marketing-media value chain and its evolved understanding of how brands are born, grow, and die in the disrupted economy.


Digital marketing and media industries meet at the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting to set the action agenda for the coming year. It's where the digital industry first confronted such hot button issues as fake news, digital ad viewability, fraud, non-human traffic, and more.


To see highlights of the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting 2018, click here.

Topics
  • The Importance of Context in the War on Privacy
  • Corporate Innovation
  • Unlocking Scale with TV
  • How Brands Drive Results with Blockchain
  • Selling to Disrupter Brands
  • Navigating User Growth
  • Data Quality, Transparency and Portability
  • A New Era of Affiliate Marketing
  • Programmatic for Brands
  • Strategies for Cross-Screen Premium Content
  • Alternative Revenue Models for Publishers
  • What Every Brand Needs to Know about GDPR and the California Privacy Act
  • Winning the War on Ad Fraud
  • Biases in Media
  • The Future of Owning Your Own Data
  • Disrupter Brand Storytelling
  • Apps versus Mobile Web
Speakers

Anna Bager

Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives

IAB

Anna Bager
Anna Bager
Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives
IAB

As EVP of Industry Initiatives at IAB, Anna Bager spearheads the strategic oversight of the digital media and marketing industries’ most vital and fastest growing platforms which include mobile, digital video, audio, measurement, and data. Under her leadership, she brings together and drives growth for three of the organizations’ paramount centers of excellence: The IAB Mobile Center, representing the mobile marketing, advertising, and media marketplace; The Digital Video Center, encompassing Advanced TV, OTT, and The Digital Content NewFronts, and The Data Center, developing consumer identifiers, data quality, industry benchmarks, and tools for data activation and automation. She is a driving force in building a one-stop shop for producing thought leadership, innovation, research, and best practices for these thriving industries.

Prior to joining the IAB, Bager was heading business intelligence at Ericsson Multimedia and head of research at Ericsson’s Business Consulting unit. Earlier, she was Research and Consulting Manager for IDC EMEA. Anna has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including being named “Most Important Women in Mobile Advertising” for Business Insider, and one of the “Top Women in Media” by Folio Mag for the past consecutive five years.

Per Bjorke

Senior Product Manager

Google

Per  Bjorke
Per Bjorke
Senior Product Manager
Google

Per Bjorke leads Google’s Ad Traffic Quality product management team, which is responsible for addressing invalid traffic and ad fraud across all of Google’s ad products. Per has been actively involved with several industry initiatives to help make the online advertising ecosystem more secure, including developing and rolling out ads.txt.

Alysia Borsa

Chief Marketing and Data Officer

Meredith Corporation

Alysia Borsa
Alysia Borsa
Chief Marketing and Data Officer
Meredith Corporation

Alysia Borsa is Chief Marketing and Data Officer at Meredith Corporation, a leading media company that reaches 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. In this role, Borsa leads corporate marketing strategy, integrated marketing communications, first-party data strategy and management, and consumer- and advertiser-focused insights and analytics across all of Meredith’s 40+ national media channels.

Borsa is a seasoned marketing executive who has driven successful business development and marketing initiatives for various companies. She joined Meredith Digital in 2011 as VP of Product, which was a new role responsible for setting strategic direction and execution of key initiatives that differentiated and leveraged the company’s assets in the mobile and consumer data marketplaces.

Prior to joining Meredith, Borsa was Head of Partner Integration & Portfolio Planning at Nokia, where she led the business development team charged with growing subscriptions and renewals. Borsa also held senior management roles at Comcast as a product marketing lead and Accenture as a strategy consultant in the tech and telecom markets.

Borsa is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University where she earned a Bachelor of Business degree. She also earned an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

Borsa resides in Manhattan with her family and is based in Meredith’s offices in New York City.

Susan Borst

Vice President, Mobile

IAB

Susan Borst
Susan Borst
Vice President, Mobile
IAB

Aleta Chase

Marketing Director, Emerging Brands

Kellogg Company

Aleta Chase
Aleta Chase
Marketing Director, Emerging Brands
Kellogg Company

Aleta is the Marketing Director of Emerging Brands at Kellogg’s. She has a proven track record in unlocking new pathways to growth thanks to her passion for data-driven action as well as her aversion to following traditional processes.

Aleta’s current role is a perfect fit with these passions as she leads strategy and commercialization for three new brands. Kellogg’s NYC Café is the experience brand that encourages people to reimagine what cereal can be.  HI! Happy Insidelaunched recently and is an elevated solution for digestive wellness, while joyböl has launched in select channels providing a hyperconvenient breakfast solution via a just-add-water smoothie bowl.

Through her long tenure with Kellogg’s, Aleta has created positive impact on over twenty-five brands.  Her approach delivers innovation across experience, product, and channels to drive sales growth and return on investment.  Her work on Pop-Tarts received the 2016 Bronze Effie.  Aleta also spearheaded the development of the Cheez-It “Real Cheese Matters” campaign, which has accelerated growth (and laughs) for eight continuous years

Jeffrey Cole

Director, Center for the Digital Future

USC Annenberg School

Jeffrey Cole
Jeffrey Cole
Director, Center for the Digital Future
USC Annenberg School

Jeffrey Cole has been at the forefront of media and communication technology issues both in the United States and internationally for the past 25 years. An expert in the field of technology and emerging media, Cole serves as an adviser to governments and leading companies around the world as they craft digital strategies.

In July 2004 Dr. Cole joined the USC Annenberg School for Communication as Director of the newly formed Center for the Digital Future and as a Research Professor. The Center is a research and policy institute committed to work that has a real and beneficial effect on people’s lives, while seeking to maximize the positive potential of the mass media and our rapidly evolving communication technologies.

Prior to joining USC, Dr. Cole was a longtime member of the UCLA faculty and served as Director of the UCLA Center for Communication Policy, based in the Anderson Graduate School of Management. At UCLA and now at USC Annenberg, Cole founded and directs the World Internet Project, a long-term longitudinal look at the effects of computer and Internet technology, which is conducted in over 25 countries. At the announcement of the project in June 1999, Vice President Al Gore praised Cole as a “true visionary providing the public with information on how to understand the impact of media.” Ten years into the project, the World Internet Project, through its unique data on Internet users around the world, is the leading international project examining the ways in which our social, economic and media lives are changing. Cole regularly presents trends and insights of the project to the White House, FCC, Congress, Department of Defense and to governments around the world. On the corporate side, Cole advises Microsoft, WPP (Group M), Ericsson, Sony, Time-Warner, AT&T, AARP and others in their traditional and digital media strategies.

In the 1990s, Cole worked closely with the four broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox) under an anti-trust waiver that allowed the networks to work together for the first time dealing with television programming issues. Meeting regularly with the CEOs, general counsels, heads of programming and others at the networks, he issued annual reports to the television industry, Congress and the nation. Upon the release of the 1996 report, Cole held a joint press conference with President Bill Clinton, who referred to the Center for Communication Policy as “the premier educational institution setting trends in entertainment.” Nationwide there was unanimous praise for the quality of the reports and their contribution to the television content debate.

Cole has testified before Congress on television issues and has spoken as a keynote and panel member at more than 500 conferences on media and technology. He has worked with both the Clinton and George W. Bush White House on media and telecommunications issues, including detailed briefings on the Center’s work. He regularly makes presentations across the U.S. and in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

In 1994 the Center co-sponsored “The Superhighway Summit” in UCLA’s Royce Hall with the leaders of most of the nation’s major media companies. For the annual Family Reunion Conferences in Nashville, Tennessee, Cole has worked with Vice President Gore to produce films opening the 1995 through 2002 conferences. The annual films were screened before an audience of 1,400 including the Vice President and President Clinton.

Cole was a member of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) from 1997 to 2001 and was the founding governor of the ATAS Interactive Media Peer Group. At UCLA, Cole taught over 35,000 students. In 1987 he received UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

Christine Cook

SVP and Chief Revenue Officer

CNN Digital

Christine Cook
Christine Cook
SVP and Chief Revenue Officer
CNN Digital

Christine Cook is senior vice president and chief revenue officer of CNN Digital. In this leadership position, Cook oversees sales strategy for CNN’s overall digital portfolio, which includes premium verticals, mobile products, programmatic, emerging businesses and Great Big Story. Based in New York, Cook reports to Donna Speciale, president of Turner Ad Sales.

In this newly-developed position, Cook plays a critical role in creating a holistic sales approach across CNN’s digital business, while strengthening digital revenue opportunities in line with the company’s go-to-market strategies. With a special focus on video, social and rich branded content campaigns, Cook also partners closely with the Content Partnerships team and Courageous brand studio to bring to life the KPIs of ad partners across CNN’s digital footprint.

 

Prior to joining Turner, Cook served as senior vice president and global head of advertising partnerships at Flipboard. During her six years at the company, Cook oversaw the global sales force and mobile-led revenue strategy. As an advisor, and then founding member of the advertising business team, she built the partnerships unit from the ground up, which was responsible for publisher partnerships, advertising sales, operations and creative brand marketing strategy. Prior to joining Flipboard in 2012, Cook held leadership roles at The Daily, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, IAC/InterActiveCorp, Financial Times, and New York Times Digital, where she founded the company’s first international sales office in London.

 

Cook was recently named to the 2018 Cynopsis Digital It List, and she is an active member of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), Advertising Women of New York/She Runs It, and New York Women in Communications. A graduate from Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, History and Spanish, Cook currently resides in New York City.

 

Turner Ad Sales monetizes the company’s portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports properties through award-winning advanced advertising capabilities that power return-on-investment for brands. Attracting a wide-scale audience of diverse fans, the collection includes leading media brands Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, Great Big Story, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV, Bleacher Report and Turner Sports’ high-profile coverage of the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, ELEAGUE, UEFA and professional golf. In addition, the company has digital sales partnerships with the NBA, NCAA and PGA.

 

Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology.

Laura Correnti

Partner, Giant Spoon

& Co-Host, ADLANDIA Podcast

Laura Correnti
Laura Correnti
Partner, Giant Spoon
& Co-Host, ADLANDIA Podcast

Seth Dallaire

VP of Global Advertising Sales & Marketing

Amazon Advertising

Seth Dallaire
Seth Dallaire
VP of Global Advertising Sales & Marketing
Amazon Advertising

Seth Dallaire is Vice President of Global Advertising Sales and Marketing for Amazon Advertising. He is responsible for growing the advertising business across Amazon.com, its owned and operated properties and devices, and programmatically via Amazon DSP, worldwide.

Dallaire joined Amazon in February of 2012 from Yahoo! where he was the Vice President of Global Accounts and Agencies. At Yahoo! his responsibilities included management of the company’s Mid-Market and Inside Sales teams. Prior to Yahoo! he led Microsoft’s Central US media sales teams and its National Retail Sales organization.

This is his second tenure at Amazon. His previous role at the Company was in the Business Development group. Dallaire is a board member of the Ad Council and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).

Kelly Day

President

Viacom Digital Studios

Kelly Day
Kelly Day
President
Viacom Digital Studios

Kelly Day is President of Viacom Digital Studios, overseeing Viacom’s digital content strategy and initiative to create and expand original programming and branded content across the leading and emerging social platforms for Viacom’s portfolio of global entertainment brands.

Prior to joining Viacom in 2017, Day served as Chief Business Officer and Chief Digital Officer of media and entertainment company Awesomeness, where she was responsible for international expansion, global distribution strategies and revenue across television, mobile and OTT providers, also driving product and technology investments across the company to deliver growth.

Day previously served as CEO of Blip Networks, leading the company’s evolution from an online video platform for independent producers to a multi-platform media company. In 2013, she sold Blip to Maker Studios, one of the top YouTube Multichannel Networks. She led the Digital Media and Commerce businesses for Discovery Communications, including the company’s sixteen U.S. websites, e-commerce operations, licensing and home entertainment divisions. Prior, Day spearheaded and ran e-commerce at The Knot and held various key e-commerce positions at AOL.

Based in New York, Day is married and has two daughters that keep her in touch with the new generation of digital natives.

Chris Denny

Co-Founder

The Engine is Red

Chris Denny
Chris Denny
Co-Founder
The Engine is Red

With a background in both design and entrepreneurship, Chris Denny co-founded The Engine is Red in 2008. Now at 16 full-time staff between Santa Rosa and Minneapolis studios, Chris leads the Engine team—developing inspired brand strategies, campaigns, and interactive experiences for national and regional clients. Chris has been named one of North Bay Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and has also been featured by a variety of media, including Fox Business News, USA Today, Adweek and CNN Money.

Kyle Dozeman

VP, Advertiser Solutions

PubMatic

Kyle Dozeman
Kyle Dozeman
VP, Advertiser Solutions
PubMatic

Kyle Dozeman has been working in the media and technology industries for over a decade. He joined PubMatic in 2013, holding roles in both platform sales and corporate strategy, where he helped drive and support key initiatives, including the company’s acquisition of the mobile ad serving company Mocean Mobile and international expansion efforts. In 2016, Kyle was appointed to vice president of advertiser solutions for the Americas, where he is responsible for PubMatic’s buy-side sales, operations and strategies.

Prior to PubMatic, Kyle held various manager-level positions at Symantec, the global leader in cybersecurity. As manager of business development and alliances, he was part of the team responsible for creating and growing Symantec’s global strategic partnerships within the cloud and IT services markets. Prior, as manager of product management, Kyle was responsible for the pricing and licensing strategy of its $1B+ NetBackup product. Kyle began his career at KPMG Ireland.

Kyle holds a bachelor’s degree from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.

Luke Droulez

Chief Marketing Officer

Parachute

Luke Droulez
Luke Droulez
Chief Marketing Officer
Parachute

Luke Droulez is the Chief Marketing Officer for Parachute, the fast-growing home essentials brand based in Venice Beach. As the company’s first hire, Luke utilizes historical insights and data from every facet of the business to direct online and offline marketing for the brand. He oversees all demand generation for the company, leading brand awareness, establishing content leadership and marketing analytics.

Before joining Parachute, Luke worked in trading at both UBS and IMC Financial Markets.

Luke graduated magna cum laude from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelor of Science in Business. He’s an avid traveler, surfer and food truck patron.

Fran Dunaway

CEO and Co-Founder

TomboyX

Fran Dunaway
Fran Dunaway
CEO and Co-Founder
TomboyX

Fran has been a leader her entire life. While attending the University of Missouri and working full time on her MEd., she worked full time as a group home manager. After graduating, she moved to the PNW and by the age of 28 was Executive Director of a human services agency. At 35 she sold everything and pursued a lifelong dream of film/video production with an eye on producing. She produced various independent feature films, travels series, documentaries and TV commercials. She became a partner in a media strategies firm that produced political ads for democrats nationwide.

In 2012 Fran, and her wife, started TomboyX, a brand that is set to disrupt the $13B undergarment industry by celebrating the independent spirit inside every body. The journey began with the search for the perfect button up shirt, like a Robert Graham for women. When they designed the first boxer briefs for women, TomboyX felt the immediate resonance this product was having and found the ‘hero product’ around which to build a brand. In 2016 they decided to pivot and now are strictly next of skin apparel.. Last year, TomboyX hit #231 on Inc Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies. They recently closed on a Series A and are laser focused on growing the company.

Anda Gansca

CEO and Co-Founder

Knotch

Anda Gansca
Anda Gansca
CEO and Co-Founder
Knotch

Anda Gansca is the CEO and Co-Founder of Knotch, the leading, independent provider of real-time intelligence for marketers. Founded in 2013, Knotch has been recognized as one of the most innovative marketing technologies in the world, as it seeks to change the way global brands engage and understand their audiences. Amongst Knotch’s clients are JP Morgan Chase, Ford, Colgate and Citi. A regular thought leadership contributor to the trade media and industry at-large, Anda has been named to both Forbes’ and Inc.’s annual 30-Under-30 lists, AdWeek’s Young Influential List and AdWeek’s Top 100 Creatives, to name a few.

Jeff Gores

Senior Partner, Digital

Wavemaker

Jeff  Gores
Jeff Gores
Senior Partner, Digital
Wavemaker

Jeff has been doing this digital media gig for a while now, so long that he was around for the first banner ad. Currently Jeff is Sr. Partner, Digital at Wavemaker, providing strategic oversight for WM clients and providing them innovation that provides them real results. Jeff possesses a unique skill set of understanding digital at a brand level, but also has a performance background, ensuring that all campaigns drive some sort of outcome against the business goals. He has worked in display, programmatic, search (SEM & SEO), social, email, affiliates, etc…. Responsible for the marriage of technology and media to break through the clutter in the client’s industry.

Jeff is also not always consumed by work, and those outside interests are being a passionate New York Rangers fan (hockey in general), hot rods, older Range Rovers, modern design, technology, and sipping bourbon while telling stories. Since all bios need a unique story, I was once related to Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.

Mike Grillo

President & Co-Founder

Gravity Products

Mike Grillo
Mike Grillo
President & Co-Founder
Gravity Products

Mike Grillo is President & Co-Founder of Gravity Products, home to the wildly popular Gravity Blanket and a range of other wellness products. In this capacity, Mike oversees brand strategy, product development and corporate operations, and endeavors to build Gravity into a global sleep and relaxation brand. Prior to Gravity, Mike built a successful career at large and mid-sized ad agencies, most notably as an early employee of Gary Vaynerchuk’s eponymous agency, VaynerMedia. Mike has a deep passion for wellness and hopes that Gravity can play a meaningful role in advancing the national dialogue around mental health

Dave Grimaldi

Executive Vice President, Public Policy

IAB

Dave  Grimaldi
Dave Grimaldi
Executive Vice President, Public Policy
IAB

Judith Hammerman

Head of Audience Manager

Adobe

Judith  Hammerman
Judith Hammerman
Head of Audience Manager
Adobe

Judith’s formula for success combines executive leadership, sales and storytelling, and data and technology platforms. Her track record includes creating successful go-to-market strategies that generate significant sales growth in data and programmatic media, as well as through content programming and partnerships.

Judith currently serves as Head of Adobe Audience Manager, the company’s data management platform and a fundamental product in the Adobe Experience Cloud.

Previously, she had re-joined Time Inc. in Q4 2016, returning to the company where she built her early career. During her 18 month stay as SVP, Data and Programmatic Solutions, Judith and her teams focused on the growth engines of the business; building Time Inc.’s data and programmatic offerings for advertisers. She left the company April  2018 with the close of Time Inc.’s sale to Meredith.

Prior to this Judith served as VP National Sales for Connexity (formerly Shopzilla), a data driven programmatic platform backed by private equity firm Symphony Technology Group, and held executive roles @AOL (now Verizon Oath).

Judith began her career in San Francisco where she held sales positions at IDG, a privately held B2B media company and at CMP, a global B2B media company providing information and marketing services to technology professionals.

Judith holds a dual MBA from Columbia Business School and Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Judith lives in New York City with her family.

Tamer Hassan

CTO & Co-Founder

White Ops

Tamer  Hassan
Tamer Hassan
CTO & Co-Founder
White Ops

Tiyale Hayes

SVP, Strategic Insights & Research

BET Networks

Tiyale  Hayes
Tiyale Hayes
SVP, Strategic Insights & Research
BET Networks

Tiyale Hayes is the Senior Vice President, Strategic Insights & Research, for BET Networks, a division of Viacom. For over a decade, Tiyale Hayes has worked on some of the worlds biggest and best brands. A 1998 graduate of Hampton University with armed with a Marketing Degree; Tiyale started his career in sales at Johnson & Johnson. After learning the fundamentals of how consumers shop in store, he attended business school and earned an MBA in Marketing from Purdue University.

After a serendipitous moment, he began a career in Market Research at Procter & Gamble. In his time at P&G he was helped create insights that led to business winning ideas for brands like Folgers, Pringles, Crest, Gillette and Old Spice.

He left P&G to head to back to Johnson & Johnson, where he led insight development for a number of brands, including Tylenol, Motrin and Listerine. He traveled the world learning from consumers about what makes them tick and how to create products that meet their needs.

In 2016, he was tapped to lead insight development for BET where he leads a team developing insights for the BET brand and new show development.

For over a decade, Tiyale Hayes has been a strong advocate for the consumer and has helped shape the strategies of some of the world’s biggest and best brands. He has developed a solid track record of creating deep and rich insights that have been used to bring products to consumers around the world.

Tiyale is the President of the North Jersey Chapter of the Hampton University Alumni Association, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., National Black MBA Association, and the development committee for Live Out Loud.

Evan Hills

VP of Strategic Partnerships

Dstillery

Evan  Hills
Evan Hills
VP of Strategic Partnerships
Dstillery

Evan is passionate about bringing data-driven decisioning to brands and agencies to improve efficacy and minimize waste of marketing and advertising in an increasingly data driven world. What excites him is increasing the adoption of data-driven methodology to all aspects of the marketing funnel – from market research to performance advertising – to make sure brands are finding and targeting the correct customers. Evan runs Dstillery’s Business Development team as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, focusing on corporate strategy, and data partnerships with both data owners and activation platforms. He joined Dstillery in 2014 and has previously managed partnerships with social platforms LinkedIn and Twitter, and company data strategy. Evan graduated from University of St Andrews with an MA Honours in International Relations, and remains a self-proclaimed foreign policy nerd.

Jeremy Hlavacek

Head of Revenue

IBM Watson Advertising

Jeremy  Hlavacek
Jeremy Hlavacek
Head of Revenue
IBM Watson Advertising

As head of revenue for IBM Watson Advertising, Jeremy Hlavacek is responsible for all global advertising sales efforts – including direct sales, programmatic sales, agency partnerships and data partnerships – across Watson Advertising’s portfolio of media, data, and AI-powered technology solutions, which includes The Weather Company’s consumer platforms such as weather.com and The Weather Channel apps. Watson Advertising’s offerings help agencies and marketers improve decision-making and reduce costs across key facets of the marketing lifecycle – from media planning through measurement.

Previously, Hlavacek was the head of global automated monetization. In that role, he oversaw all programmatic monetization efforts globally as well as the data partnerships team, which drives off-property data and inventory partnerships with platforms and other publishers. Hlavacek was promoted from vice president of programmatic, where he was responsible for all domestic programmatic sales efforts, platform relationships and programmatic operations. Under his leadership, the programmatic business grew 500% over a 3 year period to become one of the largest and most sophisticated sell side programmatic businesses in the industry. In 2017, AdExchanger ranked The Weather Company’s programmatic business as #2 in the industry among all publishers in media and broadcasting. Hlavacek joined Weather in early 2013 as vice president of operations and strategic partnerships for the company’s WEATHERfx division, where he oversaw technology partnerships and business operations to support the WEATHERfx business.

Prior to Weather, Hlavacek was vice president of strategy and business operations at Varick Media Management, where he helped to build one of the first programmatic trading desks on the agency side. He was responsible for strategic platform partnerships in the ad tech/real-time bidding ecosystem, as well as the business and financial operations of the company.

Hlavacek’s previous experience includes building out digital marketing and gaming experiences at LEGO Toys, directing advertising strategy and business development at Dotmenu (an online food ordering startup acquired by GrubHub and now part of Seamless), and building out digital experiences for entertainment programming at CBS Television. On the agency side, Jeremy has held senior strategic roles at Ogilvy and Cadient Group, where he advised clients in healthcare, financial services and technology.

Hlavacek holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cornell University, a master’s degree in media and communication from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary.

Sarah Hofstetter

President

Comscore

Sarah Hofstetter
Sarah Hofstetter
President
Comscore

Sarah is President of Comscore. She is a decorated industry veteran with a proven track record of helping marketers transform their businesses to thrive amid rapid media disruption.

Before joining Comscore as President, Sarah spent 13 years at 360i leading the agency’s adaptability, helping marketers capitalize on industry changes, building best in class practices across creative, media and digital. Under her stewardship, 360i was recognized by Ad Age as one of the top advertising agencies for eight consecutive years.

Driving Sarah’s success is her solutions-oriented mindset and ability to steer client business through disruption. Since joining 360i in 2005, Sarah created and evolved 360i’s capabilities, equipping brands such as Oreo, HBO, Nestlé and others with the tools and knowledge to tackle their most pressing business challenges and leverage their paid, earned and owned media strategies through integration. Under Sarah’s watch, 360i grew from a small startup with 30 employees to a household name within the industry, with offices across the country and a staff of 1,000 strong. Sarah has also shepherded many of the agency’s social good initiatives, including launching “The Den,” a free workshop providing digital education to nonprofit marketers.

Sarah was named to the 2014 AAF Hall of Achievement and the 4A’s list of 100 People Who Make Advertising Great. She has been recognized by Ad Age’s “40 Under 40,” the Adweek 50, Adweek Power 100 and has been inducted into the Word of Mouth Marketing Hall of Fame. She has also taken the stage at Cannes Lions Creativity Festival and Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit, among others.

Sarah was 360i’s CEO from October 2013 to April 2018, when she was named Chairwoman. Before becoming CEO, Sarah was 360i’s President and Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy & Emerging Media, a role in which she founded the agency’s social media practice ahead of the proliferation and growth of social platforms that would follow. Prior to joining 360i, she was President and Founder of Kayak Communications, a marketing agency focused on developing brand strategy and communications plans for new media brands. Before starting her own agency, Sarah spent 10 years at Net2Phone, one of the world’s first providers of VoIP technology, in a series of senior leadership positions.

In Nov. 2018, Sarah was elected to the Board of Directors for Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB).

Michelle Huynh

Director of Growth

Poshmark

Michelle Huynh
Michelle Huynh
Director of Growth
Poshmark

Michelle Huynh is the Director of Growth at Poshmark, the leading social commerce platform for the next generation of retailers and shoppers. She specializes in paid social, SEO and growth analytics. She is currently leading all operations and TV initiatives.

Marinn Jackson

Head of Premium Sales Strategy

Verizon Media

Marinn  Jackson
Marinn Jackson
Head of Premium Sales Strategy
Verizon Media

At Verizon Media, Marinn Jackson leads premium sales strategy, managing a team that forges collaborative partnerships with the company’s top advertisers. With deep experience across media and marketing, Marinn takes a customer-centric approach to helping brands and agencies build their campaigns.

Prior to joining Verizon Media, Marinn was a Head of Industry at Facebook leading the strategy, go to market plans and sales efforts across the restaurant category. She was responsible for guiding clients across the c-suite, media, marketing, IT and operations to assist companies through their transformation to a mobile first world. Before that, Marinn spend 18 years at Viacom, where she was most recently SVP of Strategic Accounts, developing partnerships with the company’s top advertisers.

Marinn is a graduate from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Marinn is an executive member of She Runs It (formerly the Advertising Women of New York).

Yosef Johnson

Head of Brandshop

Group Nine Media

Yosef  Johnson
Yosef Johnson
Head of Brandshop
Group Nine Media

Yosef Johnson is the Head of Brandshop at Group Nine Media where he leads the company’s award-winning branded content studio, overseeing creative strategy and production for the division. Johnson was one of the earliest employees at NowThis (one of Group Nine’s brands), which pioneered the social video revolution within the media and advertising industry. Prior to NowThis and Group Nine, Yosef worked in Creative Account Management and Strategy at Wieden+Kennedy NYC across the Nike, Jordan and ESPN businesses.

Jon Kaplan

Global Head of Partnerships

Pinterest

Jon Kaplan
Jon Kaplan
Global Head of Partnerships
Pinterest

Jon Kaplan (@jkaplan9) is the head of global partnerships at Pinterest, where he oversees all aspects of the company’s global partnerships and operations organization. Before Pinterest, Jon spent 12 years at Google, most recently serving as vice president of U.S. sales, where he was responsible for search, display, YouTube and DoubleClick programmatic solutions across a range of industries. Earlier in his career, he was the first business hire at Economist.com, worked at the PGA of America and represented athletes at SFX Sports. Jon is the on the board of NYC & Company, and is an advisor to Metamorphic Ventures. He is currently saving ideas about creative ways to store firewood, exciting getaway locations and the Seattle Seahawks.

Pete Kim

CEO

MightyHive

Pete Kim
Pete Kim
CEO
MightyHive

A highly influential figure in advertising technology, Pete has a decade of industry leadership experience, including his tenure at two of the world’s most renowned ad tech companies, Google and Yahoo!

As CEO and co-founder of MightyHive, Pete Kim continues to work with some of the world’s largest advertisers across every industry vertical to improve digital marketing strategies and help them harness the power of programmatic.

Previously, Pete was Head of Business Development for Google’s Media Platforms, including DoubleClick for Advertisers (DFA), DoubleClick Rich Media (DRM), Teracent, DoubleClick Ad Exchange (AdX), and Invite Media.

Prior to that role, he served as Director, Product Manager and GM of Dynamic Advertising at Yahoo! where he pioneered the use of dynamic creative for marketers.

Pete earned his undergraduate degree in Biomechanical Engineering at the UC Berkeley and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the boards of S4 Capital and the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Jennifer Klawin

SVP and Head of US Brand Strategy

Buzzfeed

Jennifer  Klawin
Jennifer Klawin
SVP and Head of US Brand Strategy
Buzzfeed

Jennifer Klawin is SVP and Head of US Brand Strategy at BuzzFeed, where she oversees a growing sales team and advertising strategies. Jen has more than 15 years of experience consulting top global brands on digital and social marketing campaigns. Previously, Jennifer served as the Director of West Coast Sales for Tumblr and a Client Partner at Facebook. She also spent 7 years at Yahoo! growing relationships with key clients in the Automotive, Entertainment and Retail space. Jennifer began her career in NYC working for several publishing companies including Meredith Corporation and Working Woman Magazine. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two young daughters.

Todd Krizelman

Co-Founder and CEO

MediaRadar

Todd Krizelman
Todd Krizelman
Co-Founder and CEO
MediaRadar

Growing up in Palo Alto, Todd Krizelman was born and raised near the epicenter of technology innovation. Todd joined veteran web architect Jesse Keller to found MediaRadar in 2007. After years of thorough research, development, and data collection, MediaRadar is now the most comprehensive data company focused on the ad sales market. He previously co-founded one of the world’s first social media sites. Todd led the site theGlobe.com, from inception to taking it public on NASDAQ. Krizelman is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Business School.

Mike Laband

Senior Vice President, Platform

SpotX

Mike  Laband
Mike Laband
Senior Vice President, Platform
SpotX

Mike Laband is Senior Vice President of Platform at SpotX. Laband joined SpotX in May 2010 and is responsible for overseeing all U.S. & Canadian publisher/media owner business development, Platform Services, Advanced Integrations, Advanced TV initiatives, and Audience Development. His team is focused on cultivating relationships and partnerships with media owners to leverage the SpotX video platform for ad serving, programmatic yield optimization, and data enablement. Prior to his business development role, Mike oversaw SpotX’s publisher operations, brand safety, and lead the roll out of platform tools and services to publisher partners. His extensive knowledge of SpotX’s internal ad operations, technology, and the video landscape enabled him to certify SpotX against the IAB Quality Assurance Guidelines in 2011. He also has participated in a number of the IAB’s mobile and desktop video working groups. Mike graduated from the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business with an emphasis in Marketing.

Doug Lauretano

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Media.net

Doug Lauretano
Doug Lauretano
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Media.net

 

 

Doug Lauretano is the SVP & GM of Media.net.  He is tasked with leading the team in NY and working closely with teams across the globe to build and strengthen products and partnerships. Media.net’s vast product suite leverages a strong foundation of best-in-class contextual targeting and an unmatched capability to unify disparate marketplaces to maximize competition and value for publishers and marketers.  Media.net Marketplace combines the audience buying of traditional RTB with unique content-driven demand that is not dependent on cookies and features access to $6 billion of Microsoft Search advertising.

 

Prior to his role at Media.net, Doug led efforts to build publisher partnerships at OpenX.  Doug also spent over twelve years in publishing spanning various strategy and partnership roles at Time Inc and Dow Jones at brands such as Fortune, CNNMoney and the WSJ Digital Network.

 

Doug has earned an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and lives in Long Island with his wife and two children.

Danielle Lee

Global Vice President, Partner Solutions

Spotify

Danielle Lee
Danielle Lee
Global Vice President, Partner Solutions
Spotify

Danielle Lee is the Global Vice President, Partner Solutions at Spotify and an accomplished strategic marketing professional with over 15 years experience in brand building, media innovation and technology for some of the world’s most respected brands.

As part of the executive team at Spotify, Danielle leads several lines of business including product marketing, business marketing, strategic marketing and creative solutions for advertisers and brand partners.  In her role, she is responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy and growing global revenue by developing high impact content and digital ad experiences.

Prior to Spotify, Danielle spent two years at Vevo and served as the Global Vice President, Commercial Marketing.  Her team was responsible for building compelling sales narratives and developing the positioning and go-to-market strategy for all Vevo programs, core video products and tentpoles. Danielle also spent seven years at AT&T and served as the Vice President of Product Marketing and Innovation at AT&T AdWorks.  She was responsible for developing new online, mobile and TV advertising solutions, defining the go-to-market strategy and growing the multi-screen ad business. Danielle also spent three years at Showtime Networks where she directed new products marketing and advertising for the premium cable network, and was instrumental in building awareness and tune-in to Showtime’s award-winning original series like Weeds, Dexter, Fat Actress and The L Word.

Danielle was named one of Adweek’s Top 50 most indispensable executives in Marketing, Media and Technology in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and she is a three-time honoree of the Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising by Business Inside.  Danielle also serves on the IAB DIgital Video Center of Excellence board, acts as a executive mentor as part of Cannes Lions’ See It Be It initiative and is an Executive Member of She Runs It.

 

Brian Lesser

Chief Executive Officer

Xandr

Brian Lesser
Brian Lesser
Chief Executive Officer
Xandr

As a kid, Brian Lesser loved advertising. His father ran an advertising agency, and as far as he could tell, that was the coolest job in the world. When he would visit the office, he marveled at the quick-witted, dynamic personalities, the pace of the business, and glamour of the industry. For Brian, watching TV was more about commercials than programming – what made a good ad, why it ran when it did, and its intended purpose. Brian gained an appreciation for the magic of the business at an early age.

Then, a successful career that transcended traditional agencies, digital marketing and advertising technology, reached a pivotal moment in 2007. “At the time, most people in the industry felt like programmatic was a fad or a fleeting trend. I disagreed. I thought programmatic was fundamentally different. I thought it would change everything.”

This prophetic hunch led Brian to create Xaxis, one of the industry’s first programmatic media businesses. As part of WPP, Xaxis would go on to put the technology of the future into the hands of thousands of advertisers across the world. This was Brian’s first experience creating a company within a company, and Xaxis became a multi-billion dollar business operating in 40 markets across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Programmatic, it seemed, was not a fad after all.

Later, as CEO of GroupM in North America, Brian ran over a dozen media agencies and specialist businesses. He further applied data and technology in an effort to modernize the media agency business, launching broad platform initiatives focused on audiences rather than the traditional media buying strategies of his father’s time.

 

As CEO of Xandr, Brian is responsible for building a new kind of advertising company – one that combines vast data and technology resources with mass distribution and world-class content. It’s an opportunity to reinvent advertising again, marrying the creativity and humanity of the business he knew as a kid, with the data and technology he’s helped pioneer.

He was recently named one of AdWeek’s “Executives of the Year” and a Power 100. Other honors include: Crain 100, a list of the top disrupters and change-makers in business, “Five Advertising Executives to Watch” by the Wall Street Journal, and in 2014 he was named to Ad Age’s 40 Under 40 list.

But more than anything, he hopes that one day his kids won’t find it the worst thing in the world to watch a commercial with their dad – whether that be on a TV, handset, tablet, or holographic headset.

Dave Macli

CEO

Audiomack

Dave  Macli
Dave Macli
CEO
Audiomack

Erin Madorsky

Chief Revenue Officer

Verve

Erin  Madorsky
Erin Madorsky
Chief Revenue Officer
Verve

As Chief Revenue Officer, Erin Madorsky leads the national sales team in bringing Verve’s managed service and programmatic advertising solutions to an expanding roster of brands and agencies across a wide variety of industries, including retail and CPG, telco, tech, and travel.

Madorsky joins Verve following a ten-year tenure at Viant, a division of Meredith where she was most recently Senior Vice President of Sales. A member of the core team that launched the Viant brand, she oversaw the growth of its people-based platform and was instrumental in the marketplace adoption of new products including the beta launch of a Data Lake that offered marketers and data scientists unprecedented access to powerful data assets rivaling Facebook and Google.

Ryan McConville

President & Chief Operating Officer

Kargo

Ryan McConville
Ryan McConville
President & Chief Operating Officer
Kargo

As current President and COO of Kargo, Ryan is a results-driven, senior business executive with 15+ years of experience in media and advertising. He currently oversees the day-to-day operations of Kargo and is leading the next stage of the company’s growth.
Prior to Kargo, Ryan held key management positions in sales, marketing and business development for some of the best known and fastest growing media and ad technology companies in the world, including Rolling Stone and In Touch Weekly, as well as start-ups VoodooVox and Vdopia.
For the last 7 years, Ryan has worked exclusively in the mobile marketing industry, leading change and stewarding strategy and sales growth in this exciting and fast-growing space. Ryan graduated from Cornell University before receiving his MBA in management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Scott McLeod

Co-Founder

DreamCloud

Scott McLeod
Scott McLeod
Co-Founder
DreamCloud

Born in Calgary and raised in Seattle, Scott McLeod has over a decade of experience consulting and growing brands across a variety of industries and scales. At age 18, Scott left Washington State University after launching and selling his first company. From there, Scott went on to create and foster multiple brands, many of which have racked up viral popularity like @fam, which was recently acquired by Broadway Video.

 

Scott has advised and contributed to the growth of many big-name brands ranging from innovation consulting to marketing  for Adobe, Toyota, Facebook, and AT&T. Additionally, Scott was a part of early teams at Y Combinator & 500 Startups and other leading startup accelerators. Following his passion to digitally amplify consumer goods brands, Scott has most recently lead the unprecedented growth of direct-to-consumer mattress company NECTAR Sleep, which in the second year has grown to over $300M run rate. Additionally, Scott has helped to spearhead the launch of sister brands DreamCloud, LevelSleep, Wovenly Rugs & More

 

When Scott isn’t working to grow new businesses, he’s creating art. Specializing in abstract art, Scott has racked up a significant following in the space, showing at various galleries and art shows. Some of his pieces can be seen on @scottmcleodart.

 

Scott currently resides in the Lower East Side in New York City.

Scott Messer

SVP and General Manager, Media

Leaf Group

Scott Messer
Scott Messer
SVP and General Manager, Media
Leaf Group

In his role as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Media, Scott oversees a collection of eighteen owned and operated properties and a team providing custom editorial solutions to dozens of partner sites on a fully managed basis. Recently at Leaf Group, Scott led business development and ad-tech relationships for all media properties, establishing strong businesses and strategies in native advertising, international revenue, video, and first party audience data. Previously, Scott worked in business development for IMG Media, National Lampoon, private equity firms and the film industry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Emory University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a focus on creative industries and entrepreneurship, from the University of Southern California.

Doug Miller

VP Global Privacy and Trust

Verizon Media Group

Doug  Miller
Doug Miller
VP Global Privacy and Trust
Verizon Media Group

John Montgomery

Executive Vice President, Global Brand Safety

GroupM

John Montgomery
John Montgomery
Executive Vice President, Global Brand Safety
GroupM

John Montgomery is Group’s Executive Vice President of Brand Safety.  He was appointed to this role in August, 2016 to ensure that GroupM client’s brands are protected from risks in the digital supply chain, like fraud and piracy and to ensure that the digital components of their plans are effective in every region.

John’s WPP career began when he joined Ogilvy in South Africa in 1989 as Media Director and launched Mindshare in that country. In the final three years he spent in South Africa, he was Managing Director of the Ogilvy Group in Cape Town, one of the most creative agencies in the Ogilvy Worldwide network. In 2001, John moved to Amsterdam as CEO, Ogilvy Group Netherlands.

In 2004, John relocated to New York to lead the Interactive media practice for Mindshare and Ogilvy and was subsequently appointed as Global CEO of Mindshare Interaction in 2006 where he established the digital practice for Mindshare worldwide. In 2009, he took on the role of COO of GroupM Interaction for North America and in 2015 was appointed as the Chairman of GroupM Connect North America.

John is seen as one of the digital innovators in the field and speaks regularly on issues such as Audience buying, Brand safety, Data Quality and Privacy.  He has represented the advertising industry to the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee and the White House and is on the Internet Steering Committee for the WEF. John is also immediate past chairman of the 4A’s Media Leadership Council and leads The Privacy Task group for 4A’s. In addition, John is co-chairman of the TAG anti-piracy initiative.

In 2013, John was nominated by Adweek as one of the 12 smartest people in media and won a Media All-Star Award from Media Post and was most recently acknowledged amongst the 100 people who make advertising great by the 4A’s in the US.

 

Dave Morgan

CEO and Founder

Simulmedia

Dave Morgan
Dave Morgan
CEO and Founder
Simulmedia

Dave Morgan is the CEO and Founder of Simulmedia, a New York City-based television advertising company. A lifelong entrepreneur, Morgan focuses today on helping advertisers improve the outcomes of what is often their biggest line item: TV advertising. Dave previously founded TACODA, Inc., an online advertising company that pioneered online behavioral marketing and which was acquired by AOL in 2007. He also founded Real Media, Inc., one of the world’s first ad serving and online ad network companies and a predecessor to 24/7 Real Media, which was later sold to WPP.

In the early 1990s, Morgan served as General Counsel and Director of New Media Ventures at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association.

Morgan is a Political Science graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and holds a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law. He serves on the Advertising Research Foundation and was a long-time member of the executive committee and board of directors of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Dave, his wife, writer Lorea Canales, and their two daughters live in Manhattan.

Richard Nunn

Vice President & General Manager Ad Platform

Comcast

Richard Nunn
Richard Nunn
Vice President & General Manager Ad Platform
Comcast

Richard oversees the Ad Platform business for Comcast Technology Solutions. Bringing with him more than two decades of digital media and programmatic ad technology leadership, Richard leads the efforts to converge linear and non-linear advertising delivery, with a focus on driving greater efficiencies and effectiveness for advertisers, broadcasters, and content providers.

Prior to joining Comcast Technology Solutions, Richard served as Chief Revenue and Operations Officer for RhythmOne, a global adtech business focused on its Programmatic Ad Exchange. While at RhythmOne, he led the expansion of the company’s Exchange platform into 16 new international markets and led and integrated three new acquisitions over the period. Prior to this Richard spent 4 years as a Technology Investment Banker executing M&A, PE & VC funding and IPO’s in London.  That experience followed 15 years of digital technology leadership at media agencies within WPP, Publicis and Omnicom groups in various international executive positions in Europe, Asia Pacific and the U.S.

Richard received his B.A. in Business and Accounting from the City University London and then trained as an accountant at Baker Tilly at #10 global accountancy practice

JB Osborne

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Red Antler

JB Osborne
JB Osborne
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Red Antler

JB is the Co-founder and CEO of Red Antler, the leading brand company for startups and new ventures, where he works with fast-growing companies like Casper, Allbirds, Brandless, Boxed, and Foursquare, advising their founders on how to build category-defining brand experiences that people can’t stop thinking about.

A fierce believer in the power of brand to launch and transform businesses, JB’s experience sits at the intersection of creative services and venture capital. Leading a multi-disciplinary team of strategists, designers, marketers and engineers with his co-founders at Red Antler, he has helped define a new generation of products and services that people love.

JB sits on the board of directors at Bed, Bath & Beyond and has been named one of Women’s Wear Daily 40 Under 40 in Fashion and Retail and was selected as a Forbes Consumer Catalyst.

Prior to founding Red Antler, JB opened the New York office of Consortium, a boutique creative shop based in Auckland, New Zealand. He began his career at advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi working with global consumer brands. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University with a degree in Business and is active with their Entrepreneurship program and Cornell Tech. A Philly native, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife Arielle, their dog Brodie, and a lot of plants.

Stefanie Rapp

Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy

Bleacher Report

Stefanie   Rapp
Stefanie Rapp
Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy
Bleacher Report

Stefanie Rapp, Senior Vice President of Revenue Strategy, oversees all aspects of the sales, strategy and marketing departments across Bleacher Report’s digital and social entities. Her role, alongside content and sales leadership, enhance how the company is able to communicate and drive revenue goals, as well as service clients fervently and efficiently.

She facilitates sales, marketing and promotional activities, with an emphasis on serving as the primary liaison to all sport teams, leagues, brands and platforms as the brand develops and executes breakthrough programs. In addition, Rapp also oversees all programmatic and local sales efforts for the brand.

With more than 15 years of industry experience, Rapp is a well-respected leader within the organization and is committed to paving the way forward for women at Bleacher Report and the industry at-large. Rapp serves on the advisory team of Bleacher Report’s initiative that seeks to empower women to take on more leadership roles, regardless of their seniority.

Prior to joining Bleacher Report in 2017, she spent a number of years in key revenue-focused executive roles at Conde Nast, Hearst and Fairchild Media, as well focusing on events strategy for SAP Global Marketing and DoubleClick.

Akshay Rathod

Founder

Usonia

Akshay Rathod
Akshay Rathod
Founder
Usonia

Akshay Rathod helps brands grow responsibly. Over the last 7+ years, he’s worked on scaling startups and direct-to-consumer brands as as an employee and now as an advisor.

Akshay started the growth team at Dia&Co and scaled Dia&Co’s customer acquisition and retention strategies. The team developed a digital community playbook and created a viral growth engine focused on maximizing lifetime value & minimizing cost per acquisition. This helped scale Dia&Co to now over 4 million users and over $90 million in venture funding.

Prior to this, Akshay joined the user acquisition team at HowAboutWe, turning the rise of social media advertising and multivariate testing into a scalable acquisition strategy. HowAboutWe was acquired by IAC.

Akshay graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in International Relations & Economics. He’s based in Brooklyn, NY.

Heather Rehnberg

Director of Marketing

Rombauer Vineyards

Heather  Rehnberg
Heather Rehnberg
Director of Marketing
Rombauer Vineyards

Heather Rehnberg is the Director of Marketing for Rombauer Vineyards where she leads the Napa Valley family-owned winery’s marketing efforts throughout the U.S. and internationally. She joined Rombauer with over ten years of wine industry experience, including brand marketing positions at some of California’s top wine producers. Rehnberg is a graduate of Sonoma State University’s Executive Wine MBA program and holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and wine and viticulture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. It is Rehnberg’s passion for wine marketing and her admiration for the culture of family-owned wineries that led her to her current position at Rombauer Vineyards.

Neal Richter

Chief Technology Officer

Rakuten Marketing

Neal Richter
Neal Richter
Chief Technology Officer
Rakuten Marketing

As the CTO of Rakuten Marketing, Neal Richter globally manages the software used to optimize Rakuten Marketing business needs, such as applying data mining algorithms and scalable systems to create advanced software products. With 20 years of software experience, Neal is focused on optimizing business needs, leading tech teams to create relevant and effective data-driven products that build the bottom line and deliver client value. Prior to entering advertising technology, Neal worked at RightNow Technologies, an early CRM vendor that sold to Oracle in 2011. There Neal led a team of AI/ML engineers that pioneered the use of sentiment analysis, natural language processing and content search systems in over 36 languages within automated customer service systems. Neal currently serves as co-Chair of the OpenRTB protocol that standardized the process of RTB, the Deal-ID and the Native ads format and the new Ads.txt standard.

Randall Rothenberg

Chief Executive Officer

IAB

Randall Rothenberg
Randall Rothenberg
Chief Executive Officer
IAB

Randall has been the CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau since 2007. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Intellectual Capital at Booz Allen Hamilton, the international strategy and consulting firm where he also directed the award-winning business journal strategy+business and other electronic and print publications. Earlier, Randall spent six years at The New York Times, where he was the technology and politics editor of the Sunday magazine, daily advertising columnist, and a media and marketing reporter. He is author of Where the Suckers Moon: An Advertising Story. He received a B.A. in Classics from Princeton University and resides in New York City.

James Rothwell

VP Global Agency, Brand, Industry Relations

FreeWheel

James Rothwell
James Rothwell
VP Global Agency, Brand, Industry Relations
FreeWheel

James Rothwell is vice president of global agency, brand and industry relations for FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, that provides advertising software and solutions for the entire television ecosystem. James is responsible for engaging with global agencies and brands to explore advertising industry dynamics and help identify new opportunities through FreeWheel solutions. He leads The FreeWheel Council for Premium Video, an advocacy group comprised of 45 premium video providers globally, including programmers, operators and digital pure-plays.

Evan Rutchik

US General Manager

Ogury

Evan  Rutchik
Evan Rutchik
US General Manager
Ogury

Evan Rutchik is US General Manager at Ogury. He has managed award winning media campaigns since 2007, previously holding senior roles at digital media leaders on both the technology and agency sides of the business. After joining Ogury in late 2016, Evan has been responsible for scaling the company’s US sales and business effort from the New York City office. Here he has overseen record growth as well as established Ogury’s reputation in North America and beyond for empowering organizations with the most thorough, accurate, and timely knowledge of mobile users, their entire journey, and the mobile ecosystem. Evan holds dual degrees in Management and Advertising from Syracuse University and an MBA from NYU Stern.

Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda

VP for Global Government Relations

MediaMath

Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda
Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda
VP for Global Government Relations
MediaMath

Daniel A. Sepulveda is the Vice President for Global Government Relations for MediaMath, a multinational advertising and marketing technology company. In this capacity he represents MediaMath in public forums, before government officials and agencies, in industry associations, and in dialogues with consumer organizations and civil society on issues relating to technology and the digital economy. He also works with teams across the company to put consumer interests first in our products and services.

Sepulveda served in the Obama Administration at the State Department as Ambassador and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy from March 2013 – January 2017. Prior to joining the State Department, Sepulveda served as a Senior Advisor to Senator John Kerry from 2009 – 2013 working on technology, telecommunications, trade, and economics. From 2004-2008 Sepulveda was a senior legislative aide to then-Senator Barack Obama on the same issues and also advised his presidential campaign.

Before joining Senator Obama’s office, Sepulveda worked for Senator Barbara Boxer, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee. Additional prior work experience includes service during the Clinton Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor and at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). Mr. Sepulveda received a Master of Public Affairs from the Lindon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Public Policy and International Affairs and holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Emory University.

Sir Martin Sorrell

Executive Chairman

S4Capital

Sir Martin Sorrell
Sir Martin Sorrell
Executive Chairman
S4Capital

Sir Martin Sorrell is Executive Chairman of S4Capital, which is building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for clients. 

 Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million “shell” company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company, with a market capitalisation of over £16 billion, revenues of over £15 billion, profits of approximately £2 billion and over 200,000 people in 113 countries.  Prior to that, Sir Martin was Group Financial Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Company plc for 9 years and worked for James Gulliver, Mark McCormack and Glendinning Associates before that. S4Capital PLC recently merged with MediaMonks and MightyHive, and is listed at the London Stock Exchange under SFOR.

Sir Martin supports a number of leading business schools and universities, including his alma mater, Harvard Business School and Cambridge University and a number of charities, including his family foundation.  He is married to Lady Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell and has four children and seven grandchildren.

 

Dave Spector

Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer

ThirdLove

Dave Spector
Dave Spector
Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
ThirdLove

Heidi Zak and David Spector are Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of ThirdLove. They knew they wanted to start a business together since their first meeting at MIT Sloan, but it took a trek to Everest Base Camp years later to help them actually make it happen. Prior to ThirdLove, Heidi was Director of International of Aeropostale, holding a P&L for the division, before joining Google as a marketing executive. She’s been named Fortune’s 40 Under 40, Fast Company’s Most Creative in Business, among others. Prior to ThirdLove, David focused on consumer internet and e-commerce investments as a Partner at Sequoia Capital and invested $65 million during his time there. Today he is an angel investor in two dozen companies and has keynoted numerous events on the challenges and successes that come with building businesses.

In 2013, frustrated by the bra shopping experience and an industry badly needing disruption, Heidi and David started ThirdLove. They knew there was opportunity to build a better intimate apparel company with perfect fitting product that didn’t require cramming into a dressing room and a shopping experience centered around personalization. Today, ThirdLove is more than 300 people across four offices and is proudly one of the largest charitable donors of bras in the United States.

Doug Weaver

Founder & Chief Executive Offcer

Upstream Group

Doug  Weaver
Doug Weaver
Founder & Chief Executive Offcer
Upstream Group

Over the past 18 years, Doug Weaver has worked with over 600 leading companies including Facebook, BuzzFeed, ESPN, Yahoo!, Apple, Twitter, Fox Sports, Refinery 29, Cars.com, Acxiom, USA TODAY, CBS Digital Media, YuMe, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Universal, MediaMath and The New York Times. For these clients and many others, he’s trained thousands of Internet media and technology sellers through both public and private workshops focusing on sales strategy and digital landscape perspective.

Doug has been a frequent moderator, host and keynote speaker at leading conferences produced by the IAB, AdExchanger, iMedia, PubMatic and AdMonsters. For the past 14 years, he’s hosted Seller Forum, the industry’s only peer‐to‐peer networking and content event just for digital sales leaders. And each week he writes The Drift, a provocative industry blog that directly reaches nearly 5,000 top industry executives and is syndicated and referred to thousands more.

After a 15‐year career in print advertising sales with companies like Hearst and Condé Nast, Doug became advertising director and east coast employee number one for Wired Magazine in 1994, and sold some of the Web’s first ads on the company’s Hot Wired site. He then served as vice president of sales for Firefly Network, a pioneering company in personalization, targeting and community.

Doug was elected to the Board of Directors for the Internet (now “Interactive”) Advertising Bureau in 1997 and managed the development of both the IAB Roadshow (the organization’s first omnibus presentation to marketers) and the IAB Professional Development Series (its first seller training initiative.) In 1999, he received the first IAB Service Award for commitment and contribution to the industry; In 2007 Doug received the “Oldtimers Award” from the Aspen Group, a gathering of top digital agencies; In 2011, ad:tech honored him with its Industry Achievement Award for lifetime service; And in 2016, 212 NYC presented Doug with its Thought Leadership Award Doug’s company, Upstream Group, Inc. is based near his home in Vermont, which he shares with his wife and partner of 29 years, Sharon Richards. They have two grown daughters, Lucy & Madeline. Doug is a grateful beneficiary of public education, and a proud graduate of both Long Beach City College and California State University, Fullerton.

Luke Weston

Chief Revenue Officer

Function of Beauty

Luke Weston
Luke Weston
Chief Revenue Officer
Function of Beauty

Luke Weston is the Chief Revenue Officer of Function of Beauty, a digitally-native, hyper- customizable personal care company that individually formulates products based on one’s unique hair goals and preferences. Luke is originally from New Zealand where he earned two degrees in commerce and science before embarking on an international marketing career with Colgate-Palmolive in Australasia, North America, & Europe. After completing an MBA at Harvard Business School, Luke progressed through senior marketing and strategy roles at McKinsey, Unilever, and Melissa & Doug. He now leads Function of Beauty’s product development, customer acquisition and retention, revenue management, and overall company strategy.

Lauren Wetzel

Chief of Staff

Xandr

Lauren Wetzel
Lauren Wetzel
Chief of Staff
Xandr

Lauren Wetzel serves as Chief of Staff to the CEO of AT&T’s advertising company, Xandr, where she serves as the primary liaison between all of Xandr’s business units, as well as key stakeholders across AT&T Inc., including the office of Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson.

Prior to this, she was AVP, Corporate Strategy for the AT&T Advertising & Analytics company before its rebrand to Xandr in September 2018, where she developed a 360-degree view business plan and playbook for the new and rapidly growing company. But Wetzel’s tenure at AT&T wasn’t her first dalliance with digital advertising and business transformation. Prior to AT&T, Wetzel applied her business acumen and strategic point of view to the consultant side as an Engagement Manager, Strategy at Deloitte within their Media and Entertainment practice. Her knowledge of the digital video and advertising space is extensive, having prior served as Business Operations Manager for broadcast ad platform FreeWheel (now owned by Comcast). Prior to that, she worked in strategy and business development for digital agency Razorfish (now Publicis’ SapientRazorfish).

Ms. Wetzel holds a B.S. in Business Marketing from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and an MBA from the Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business.

Jason White

SVP & GM, Global Programmatic Revenue

CBS Interactive

Jason White
Jason White
SVP & GM, Global Programmatic Revenue
CBS Interactive

Jason White is the Senior Vice President & GM of Global Programmatic Revenue & Partnerships for CBS Interactive as well as serving as the Co-Chairman of the Programmatic Council at the IAB and board member of IAB Tech Lab. Jason has extensive experience in online digital media and marketing, specifically centered on development and implementation of best-of-breed digital strategies for both digital publishers and advertisers. He has proven success in analyzing consumer behavior trends and implementing brand, direct response and digital monetization programs with a strong background in strategy, management, sales, marketing and product development. Triple-digit revenue growth through customer acquisition and monetization initiatives can be attributed to White’s work with various Fortune 100 companies and start-ups.

Before CBSi, White was an SVP and GM at OpenX and EVP of Marketing at TrueCar. Prior to OpenX, White was SVP and GM at the FOX Audience Network building the MyAds ad platform, in addition to the third party network and the first RTB exchange, which was among the Top 5 ad networks per ComScore. White has also held roles at Bank of America and LowerMyBills.

Jason serves on the advisory boards of Convertro, TrueCar, and OpenX and graduated from the University of Georgia.

Brian Wieser

Senior Analyst

Pivotal

Brian Wieser
Brian Wieser
Senior Analyst
Pivotal

Described by trade press as “Madison Avenue’s de facto Chief Economist” and “The Most Quoted Man in Advertising,” Mr. Wieser is a Senior Analyst at Pivotal and is responsible for the firm’s coverage of all things advertising (agencies, video, digital, ad-tech, marketing tech, measurement, etc). Brian is a past recipient of Institutional Investor’s Rising Star Analyst awards in both the Media and the Internet sectors.  Previous to Pivotal, Brian was EVP, Global Director of Forecasting for Interpublic’s Magna Global, CMO for venture-funded Simulmedia and he also worked as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and research analyst at Deutsche Bank where he covered the entertainment and cable industries. A CFA charterholder, Brian received his MBA from University of Western Ontario- Richard Ivey School of Business, and his undergraduate degree from The University of British Columbia.

Linda Yaccarino

Chairman, Advertising Sales & Partnerships

NBCUniversal

Linda Yaccarino
Linda Yaccarino
Chairman, Advertising Sales & Partnerships
NBCUniversal

Linda Yaccarino is Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal. In this role, Yaccarino oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for the company’s entire television portfolio including two broadcast, 17 cable and more than 50 digital properties. She reports to Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal.

Yaccarino joined NBCUniversal in 2011 as President, Cable Entertainment and Digital Advertising Sales for NBCUniversal. In that capacity she was responsible for all cable entertainment and digital advertising sales for the company, including USA, Syfy, Bravo, E! Entertainment, Oxygen, Sprout, Chiller, Cloo, and their respective digital platforms, as well as Fandango.

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Yaccarino served as Executive Vice President and COO of Turner Entertainment Advertising Sales and Marketing and Acquisitions.  There, she was responsible for all advertising sales, sales marketing and program acquisitions for the company’s television networks TNT, TBS and truTV, as well as overseeing acquisitions for sister networks TCM, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. During her tenure, Yaccarino continually grew Turner Entertainment’s business year-over-year and was a principal architect of the company’s “broadcast replacement” initiative, which elevated Turner Entertainment Networks to a premium position within the marketplace.  She was also instrumental in developing and enhancing “inContext,” the industry’s first-ever contextual platform that helps feature the right ad, in the right place, at the right time.

Among her many industry honors, Yaccarino was recognized in 2013 to The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100, by Adweek in 2011 as one of the “Ten Most Powerful Women in TV” and by Business Week as a “CEO of Tomorrow.”  Her community and professional affiliations include active involvement with WICT (Women in Cable & Telecommunications) and Penn State University, where she is on the Board at the School of Communications.  She resides in Sea Cliff, NY.

Nikao Yang

Chief Operating Officer

Lucidity

Nikao Yang
Nikao Yang
Chief Operating Officer
Lucidity

Nikao Yang is COO at Lucidity, a blockchain-based advertising analytics company, where he is responsible for driving all aspects of the company’s operations. Prior to Lucidity, Nikao co-founded AdColony, a mobile video advertising company, which was sold for $350 million to Opera Software in 2014. At AdColony, Nikao led teams responsible for business development, marketing, sales and operations from launch through the company’s acquisition and integration into Opera. Prior to AdColony, he held marketing and strategy roles at Toyota Motor Sales, Del Monte Foods and the Walt Disney Company. Nikao received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and his BA from UCLA where he graduated with honors.

Heidi Zak

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

ThirdLove

Heidi Zak
Heidi Zak
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
ThirdLove

Heidi Zak is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove, the fastest growing and most disruptive brand in the lingerie industry. In 2013, she left Google with the mission of building a better bra, one that fit perfectly and instilled confidence in the woman wearing it. Five years later, more than 12 million women of all shapes and sizes have used ThirdLove’s innovative Fit Finder™ to find a bra that truly fits their body. ThirdLove’s focus on inclusivity is demonstrated through the 74 sizes it carries, including exclusive half-cups. ThirdLove is proud to have donated over $5 million worth of bras to women in need since its inception.

Heidi has been recognized as Fortune’s 40 Under 40, National Retail Federation’s Disruptors, Fast Company’s Most Creative People, Inc. 100 Female Founders, and Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs. As a female founder she is committed to promoting and advancing more women in tech. Heidi is an active angel investor in early stage female-founded companies. She graduated from Duke University and holds an MBA from MIT Sloan. Prior to launching ThirdLove, Heidi was at Google, Aeropostale, McKinsey and Bank of America. In her spare time, you can find her chasing her kids, Sloane and Zak, around San Francisco’s playgrounds and scouring farmer’s markets for new ingredients to cook impromptu dinners for friends and family.

Agenda
Day 1: Sunday, February 10, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Networking Happy Hour
Location: The Ballroom Foyer
Sponsored by

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Opening Remarks

Randall Rothenberg

IAB

Randall Rothenberg
Randall Rothenberg
Chief Executive Officer
IAB

Randall has been the CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau since 2007. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Intellectual Capital at Booz Allen Hamilton, the international strategy and consulting firm where he also directed the award-winning business journal strategy+business and other electronic and print publications. Earlier, Randall spent six years at The New York Times, where he was the technology and politics editor of the Sunday magazine, daily advertising columnist, and a media and marketing reporter. He is author of Where the Suckers Moon: An Advertising Story. He received a B.A. in Classics from Princeton University and resides in New York City.

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm
Chairman's Welcome
6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Disruption at the Speed of Light: What Can You Do When You See It Coming?
Using some of the Center for the Digital Future's latest work, we look at industries that faced disruption without any warning (such as the music business) and those that have had time to prepare (taxis, banks), yet do little or nothing. What can we learn from the big four: Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google? Where did they come from, how did they get so big so fast, will they all survive, and, when they are faced with disruption, will they be prepared?

Jeffrey Cole

USC Annenberg School

Jeffrey Cole
Jeffrey Cole
Director, Center for the Digital Future
USC Annenberg School

Jeffrey Cole has been at the forefront of media and communication technology issues both in the United States and internationally for the past 25 years. An expert in the field of technology and emerging media, Cole serves as an adviser to governments and leading companies around the world as they craft digital strategies.

In July 2004 Dr. Cole joined the USC Annenberg School for Communication as Director of the newly formed Center for the Digital Future and as a Research Professor. The Center is a research and policy institute committed to work that has a real and beneficial effect on people’s lives, while seeking to maximize the positive potential of the mass media and our rapidly evolving communication technologies.

Prior to joining USC, Dr. Cole was a longtime member of the UCLA faculty and served as Director of the UCLA Center for Communication Policy, based in the Anderson Graduate School of Management. At UCLA and now at USC Annenberg, Cole founded and directs the World Internet Project, a long-term longitudinal look at the effects of computer and Internet technology, which is conducted in over 25 countries. At the announcement of the project in June 1999, Vice President Al Gore praised Cole as a “true visionary providing the public with information on how to understand the impact of media.” Ten years into the project, the World Internet Project, through its unique data on Internet users around the world, is the leading international project examining the ways in which our social, economic and media lives are changing. Cole regularly presents trends and insights of the project to the White House, FCC, Congress, Department of Defense and to governments around the world. On the corporate side, Cole advises Microsoft, WPP (Group M), Ericsson, Sony, Time-Warner, AT&T, AARP and others in their traditional and digital media strategies.

In the 1990s, Cole worked closely with the four broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox) under an anti-trust waiver that allowed the networks to work together for the first time dealing with television programming issues. Meeting regularly with the CEOs, general counsels, heads of programming and others at the networks, he issued annual reports to the television industry, Congress and the nation. Upon the release of the 1996 report, Cole held a joint press conference with President Bill Clinton, who referred to the Center for Communication Policy as “the premier educational institution setting trends in entertainment.” Nationwide there was unanimous praise for the quality of the reports and their contribution to the television content debate.

Cole has testified before Congress on television issues and has spoken as a keynote and panel member at more than 500 conferences on media and technology. He has worked with both the Clinton and George W. Bush White House on media and telecommunications issues, including detailed briefings on the Center’s work. He regularly makes presentations across the U.S. and in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

In 1994 the Center co-sponsored “The Superhighway Summit” in UCLA’s Royce Hall with the leaders of most of the nation’s major media companies. For the annual Family Reunion Conferences in Nashville, Tennessee, Cole has worked with Vice President Gore to produce films opening the 1995 through 2002 conferences. The annual films were screened before an audience of 1,400 including the Vice President and President Clinton.

Cole was a member of the Executive Committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) from 1997 to 2001 and was the founding governor of the ATAS Interactive Media Peer Group. At UCLA, Cole taught over 35,000 students. In 1987 he received UCLA’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Session TBA
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Welcome Reception
Location: Sunset Lawn
Sponsored by

10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Night Cap
Location: Twenty6 Lounge
Sponsored by

Day 2: Monday, February 11, 2019
7:00 am -
Registration Opens
7:00 am - 8:15 am
Women in Leadership Breakfast
Sponsored by

Anna Bager

IAB

Anna Bager
Anna Bager
Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives
IAB

As EVP of Industry Initiatives at IAB, Anna Bager spearheads the strategic oversight of the digital media and marketing industries’ most vital and fastest growing platforms which include mobile, digital video, audio, measurement, and data. Under her leadership, she brings together and drives growth for three of the organizations’ paramount centers of excellence: The IAB Mobile Center, representing the mobile marketing, advertising, and media marketplace; The Digital Video Center, encompassing Advanced TV, OTT, and The Digital Content NewFronts, and The Data Center, developing consumer identifiers, data quality, industry benchmarks, and tools for data activation and automation. She is a driving force in building a one-stop shop for producing thought leadership, innovation, research, and best practices for these thriving industries.

Prior to joining the IAB, Bager was heading business intelligence at Ericsson Multimedia and head of research at Ericsson’s Business Consulting unit. Earlier, she was Research and Consulting Manager for IDC EMEA. Anna has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including being named “Most Important Women in Mobile Advertising” for Business Insider, and one of the “Top Women in Media” by Folio Mag for the past consecutive five years.

Christine Cook

CNN Digital

Christine Cook
Christine Cook
SVP and Chief Revenue Officer
CNN Digital

Christine Cook is senior vice president and chief revenue officer of CNN Digital. In this leadership position, Cook oversees sales strategy for CNN’s overall digital portfolio, which includes premium verticals, mobile products, programmatic, emerging businesses and Great Big Story. Based in New York, Cook reports to Donna Speciale, president of Turner Ad Sales.

In this newly-developed position, Cook plays a critical role in creating a holistic sales approach across CNN’s digital business, while strengthening digital revenue opportunities in line with the company’s go-to-market strategies. With a special focus on video, social and rich branded content campaigns, Cook also partners closely with the Content Partnerships team and Courageous brand studio to bring to life the KPIs of ad partners across CNN’s digital footprint.

 

Prior to joining Turner, Cook served as senior vice president and global head of advertising partnerships at Flipboard. During her six years at the company, Cook oversaw the global sales force and mobile-led revenue strategy. As an advisor, and then founding member of the advertising business team, she built the partnerships unit from the ground up, which was responsible for publisher partnerships, advertising sales, operations and creative brand marketing strategy. Prior to joining Flipboard in 2012, Cook held leadership roles at The Daily, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, IAC/InterActiveCorp, Financial Times, and New York Times Digital, where she founded the company’s first international sales office in London.

 

Cook was recently named to the 2018 Cynopsis Digital It List, and she is an active member of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), Advertising Women of New York/She Runs It, and New York Women in Communications. A graduate from Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, History and Spanish, Cook currently resides in New York City.

 

Turner Ad Sales monetizes the company’s portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports properties through award-winning advanced advertising capabilities that power return-on-investment for brands. Attracting a wide-scale audience of diverse fans, the collection includes leading media brands Adult Swim, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, Great Big Story, HLN, TBS, TNT, truTV, Bleacher Report and Turner Sports’ high-profile coverage of the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, ELEAGUE, UEFA and professional golf. In addition, the company has digital sales partnerships with the NBA, NCAA and PGA.

 

Turner, a WarnerMedia company, is a global entertainment, sports and news company that creates premium content and delivers exceptional experiences to fans whenever and wherever they consume content. These efforts are fueled by data-driven insights and industry-leading technology.

Fran Dunaway

TomboyX

Fran Dunaway
Fran Dunaway
CEO and Co-Founder
TomboyX

Fran has been a leader her entire life. While attending the University of Missouri and working full time on her MEd., she worked full time as a group home manager. After graduating, she moved to the PNW and by the age of 28 was Executive Director of a human services agency. At 35 she sold everything and pursued a lifelong dream of film/video production with an eye on producing. She produced various independent feature films, travels series, documentaries and TV commercials. She became a partner in a media strategies firm that produced political ads for democrats nationwide.

In 2012 Fran, and her wife, started TomboyX, a brand that is set to disrupt the $13B undergarment industry by celebrating the independent spirit inside every body. The journey began with the search for the perfect button up shirt, like a Robert Graham for women. When they designed the first boxer briefs for women, TomboyX felt the immediate resonance this product was having and found the ‘hero product’ around which to build a brand. In 2016 they decided to pivot and now are strictly next of skin apparel.. Last year, TomboyX hit #231 on Inc Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies. They recently closed on a Series A and are laser focused on growing the company.

Danielle Lee

Spotify

Danielle Lee
Danielle Lee
Global Vice President, Partner Solutions
Spotify

Danielle Lee is the Global Vice President, Partner Solutions at Spotify and an accomplished strategic marketing professional with over 15 years experience in brand building, media innovation and technology for some of the world’s most respected brands.

As part of the executive team at Spotify, Danielle leads several lines of business including product marketing, business marketing, strategic marketing and creative solutions for advertisers and brand partners.  In her role, she is responsible for developing the go-to-market strategy and growing global revenue by developing high impact content and digital ad experiences.

Prior to Spotify, Danielle spent two years at Vevo and served as the Global Vice President, Commercial Marketing.  Her team was responsible for building compelling sales narratives and developing the positioning and go-to-market strategy for all Vevo programs, core video products and tentpoles. Danielle also spent seven years at AT&T and served as the Vice President of Product Marketing and Innovation at AT&T AdWorks.  She was responsible for developing new online, mobile and TV advertising solutions, defining the go-to-market strategy and growing the multi-screen ad business. Danielle also spent three years at Showtime Networks where she directed new products marketing and advertising for the premium cable network, and was instrumental in building awareness and tune-in to Showtime’s award-winning original series like Weeds, Dexter, Fat Actress and The L Word.

Danielle was named one of Adweek’s Top 50 most indispensable executives in Marketing, Media and Technology in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and she is a three-time honoree of the Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising by Business Inside.  Danielle also serves on the IAB DIgital Video Center of Excellence board, acts as a executive mentor as part of Cannes Lions’ See It Be It initiative and is an Executive Member of She Runs It.

 

Lauren Wetzel

Xandr

Lauren Wetzel
Lauren Wetzel
Chief of Staff
Xandr

Lauren Wetzel serves as Chief of Staff to the CEO of AT&T’s advertising company, Xandr, where she serves as the primary liaison between all of Xandr’s business units, as well as key stakeholders across AT&T Inc., including the office of Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson.

Prior to this, she was AVP, Corporate Strategy for the AT&T Advertising & Analytics company before its rebrand to Xandr in September 2018, where she developed a 360-degree view business plan and playbook for the new and rapidly growing company. But Wetzel’s tenure at AT&T wasn’t her first dalliance with digital advertising and business transformation. Prior to AT&T, Wetzel applied her business acumen and strategic point of view to the consultant side as an Engagement Manager, Strategy at Deloitte within their Media and Entertainment practice. Her knowledge of the digital video and advertising space is extensive, having prior served as Business Operations Manager for broadcast ad platform FreeWheel (now owned by Comcast). Prior to that, she worked in strategy and business development for digital agency Razorfish (now Publicis’ SapientRazorfish).

Ms. Wetzel holds a B.S. in Business Marketing from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and an MBA from the Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business.

7:30 am - 8:30 am
Networking Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Opening Remarks

Randall Rothenberg

IAB

Randall Rothenberg
Randall Rothenberg
Chief Executive Officer
IAB

Randall has been the CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau since 2007. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Intellectual Capital at Booz Allen Hamilton, the international strategy and consulting firm where he also directed the award-winning business journal strategy+business and other electronic and print publications. Earlier, Randall spent six years at The New York Times, where he was the technology and politics editor of the Sunday magazine, daily advertising columnist, and a media and marketing reporter. He is author of Where the Suckers Moon: An Advertising Story. He received a B.A. in Classics from Princeton University and resides in New York City.

9:20 am - 9:45 am
Session TBA
9:50 am - 10:15 am
Breaking the Mold
With data and customer feedback at its core, ThirdLove has eschewed industry standards to celebrate women as they are. From marketing to product development, data has allowed ThirdLove to grow faster than any other online bra and underwear startup. Learn how Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Heidi Zak and Dave Spector have taken on entrenched industry players and shook up a category ripe for disruption.

Dave Spector

ThirdLove

Dave Spector
Dave Spector
Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer
ThirdLove

Heidi Zak and David Spector are Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of ThirdLove. They knew they wanted to start a business together since their first meeting at MIT Sloan, but it took a trek to Everest Base Camp years later to help them actually make it happen. Prior to ThirdLove, Heidi was Director of International of Aeropostale, holding a P&L for the division, before joining Google as a marketing executive. She’s been named Fortune’s 40 Under 40, Fast Company’s Most Creative in Business, among others. Prior to ThirdLove, David focused on consumer internet and e-commerce investments as a Partner at Sequoia Capital and invested $65 million during his time there. Today he is an angel investor in two dozen companies and has keynoted numerous events on the challenges and successes that come with building businesses.

In 2013, frustrated by the bra shopping experience and an industry badly needing disruption, Heidi and David started ThirdLove. They knew there was opportunity to build a better intimate apparel company with perfect fitting product that didn’t require cramming into a dressing room and a shopping experience centered around personalization. Today, ThirdLove is more than 300 people across four offices and is proudly one of the largest charitable donors of bras in the United States.

Heidi Zak

ThirdLove

Heidi Zak
Heidi Zak
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
ThirdLove

Heidi Zak is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove, the fastest growing and most disruptive brand in the lingerie industry. In 2013, she left Google with the mission of building a better bra, one that fit perfectly and instilled confidence in the woman wearing it. Five years later, more than 12 million women of all shapes and sizes have used ThirdLove’s innovative Fit Finder™ to find a bra that truly fits their body. ThirdLove’s focus on inclusivity is demonstrated through the 74 sizes it carries, including exclusive half-cups. ThirdLove is proud to have donated over $5 million worth of bras to women in need since its inception.

Heidi has been recognized as Fortune’s 40 Under 40, National Retail Federation’s Disruptors, Fast Company’s Most Creative People, Inc. 100 Female Founders, and Goldman Sachs’ 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs. As a female founder she is committed to promoting and advancing more women in tech. Heidi is an active angel investor in early stage female-founded companies. She graduated from Duke University and holds an MBA from MIT Sloan. Prior to launching ThirdLove, Heidi was at Google, Aeropostale, McKinsey and Bank of America. In her spare time, you can find her chasing her kids, Sloane and Zak, around San Francisco’s playgrounds and scouring farmer’s markets for new ingredients to cook impromptu dinners for friends and family.

10:20 am - 10:45 am
From Brand-Building to Bond-Building
Building the right type of experiences around your brand is no longer enough for today's consumers. More than ever, consumers want to know what the brands they engage with stand for. Join Pinterest's Global Head of Partnerships, Jon Kaplan for a discussion on how marketers are focusing on building bonds with consumers in authentic, purpose-driven ways.

Jon Kaplan

Pinterest

Jon Kaplan
Jon Kaplan
Global Head of Partnerships
Pinterest

Jon Kaplan (@jkaplan9) is the head of global partnerships at Pinterest, where he oversees all aspects of the company’s global partnerships and operations organization. Before Pinterest, Jon spent 12 years at Google, most recently serving as vice president of U.S. sales, where he was responsible for search, display, YouTube and DoubleClick programmatic solutions across a range of industries. Earlier in his career, he was the first business hire at Economist.com, worked at the PGA of America and represented athletes at SFX Sports. Jon is the on the board of NYC & Company, and is an advisor to Metamorphic Ventures. He is currently saving ideas about creative ways to store firewood, exciting getaway locations and the Seattle Seahawks.

10:45 am - 11:30 am
Networking Break
Sponsored by

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout A: Shared Mindset: How Data Can Help Start-Ups and Grown-Ups Think Big
Topics Include:

• In a world teeming with data, how can brands navigate and scale to grow their businesses and drive greater impact?

• When you’ve built your company on data-driven direct marketing, how can direct brands scale without sacrificing the depth of data and measurement they’ve had from their roots?

• How can enterprise companies and start-ups learn from each other to better utilize data?

Aleta Chase

Kellogg Company

Aleta Chase
Aleta Chase
Marketing Director, Emerging Brands
Kellogg Company

Aleta is the Marketing Director of Emerging Brands at Kellogg’s. She has a proven track record in unlocking new pathways to growth thanks to her passion for data-driven action as well as her aversion to following traditional processes.

Aleta’s current role is a perfect fit with these passions as she leads strategy and commercialization for three new brands. Kellogg’s NYC Café is the experience brand that encourages people to reimagine what cereal can be.  HI! Happy Insidelaunched recently and is an elevated solution for digestive wellness, while joyböl has launched in select channels providing a hyperconvenient breakfast solution via a just-add-water smoothie bowl.

Through her long tenure with Kellogg’s, Aleta has created positive impact on over twenty-five brands.  Her approach delivers innovation across experience, product, and channels to drive sales growth and return on investment.  Her work on Pop-Tarts received the 2016 Bronze Effie.  Aleta also spearheaded the development of the Cheez-It “Real Cheese Matters” campaign, which has accelerated growth (and laughs) for eight continuous years

Luke Droulez

Parachute

Luke Droulez
Luke Droulez
Chief Marketing Officer
Parachute

Luke Droulez is the Chief Marketing Officer for Parachute, the fast-growing home essentials brand based in Venice Beach. As the company’s first hire, Luke utilizes historical insights and data from every facet of the business to direct online and offline marketing for the brand. He oversees all demand generation for the company, leading brand awareness, establishing content leadership and marketing analytics.

Before joining Parachute, Luke worked in trading at both UBS and IMC Financial Markets.

Luke graduated magna cum laude from Carnegie Mellon with a Bachelor of Science in Business. He’s an avid traveler, surfer and food truck patron.

Sarah Hofstetter

Comscore

Sarah Hofstetter
Sarah Hofstetter
President
Comscore

Sarah is President of Comscore. She is a decorated industry veteran with a proven track record of helping marketers transform their businesses to thrive amid rapid media disruption.

Before joining Comscore as President, Sarah spent 13 years at 360i leading the agency’s adaptability, helping marketers capitalize on industry changes, building best in class practices across creative, media and digital. Under her stewardship, 360i was recognized by Ad Age as one of the top advertising agencies for eight consecutive years.

Driving Sarah’s success is her solutions-oriented mindset and ability to steer client business through disruption. Since joining 360i in 2005, Sarah created and evolved 360i’s capabilities, equipping brands such as Oreo, HBO, Nestlé and others with the tools and knowledge to tackle their most pressing business challenges and leverage their paid, earned and owned media strategies through integration. Under Sarah’s watch, 360i grew from a small startup with 30 employees to a household name within the industry, with offices across the country and a staff of 1,000 strong. Sarah has also shepherded many of the agency’s social good initiatives, including launching “The Den,” a free workshop providing digital education to nonprofit marketers.

Sarah was named to the 2014 AAF Hall of Achievement and the 4A’s list of 100 People Who Make Advertising Great. She has been recognized by Ad Age’s “40 Under 40,” the Adweek 50, Adweek Power 100 and has been inducted into the Word of Mouth Marketing Hall of Fame. She has also taken the stage at Cannes Lions Creativity Festival and Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit, among others.

Sarah was 360i’s CEO from October 2013 to April 2018, when she was named Chairwoman. Before becoming CEO, Sarah was 360i’s President and Senior Vice President of Brand Strategy & Emerging Media, a role in which she founded the agency’s social media practice ahead of the proliferation and growth of social platforms that would follow. Prior to joining 360i, she was President and Founder of Kayak Communications, a marketing agency focused on developing brand strategy and communications plans for new media brands. Before starting her own agency, Sarah spent 10 years at Net2Phone, one of the world’s first providers of VoIP technology, in a series of senior leadership positions.

In Nov. 2018, Sarah was elected to the Board of Directors for Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB).

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout B: TOWN HALL: Beyond Audience: How Does Context Drive Insights and Outcomes?
Topics Include:

● How do publishers, marketers, and agencies think about the balance between audience and contextual data?

● What is the importance of a rich taxonomy for business growth?

● With privacy increasingly more important to consumers, how can contextual ads reduce dependence on audience data?


Sponsored by

Alysia Borsa

Meredith Corporation

Alysia Borsa
Alysia Borsa
Chief Marketing and Data Officer
Meredith Corporation

Alysia Borsa is Chief Marketing and Data Officer at Meredith Corporation, a leading media company that reaches 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. In this role, Borsa leads corporate marketing strategy, integrated marketing communications, first-party data strategy and management, and consumer- and advertiser-focused insights and analytics across all of Meredith’s 40+ national media channels.

Borsa is a seasoned marketing executive who has driven successful business development and marketing initiatives for various companies. She joined Meredith Digital in 2011 as VP of Product, which was a new role responsible for setting strategic direction and execution of key initiatives that differentiated and leveraged the company’s assets in the mobile and consumer data marketplaces.

Prior to joining Meredith, Borsa was Head of Partner Integration & Portfolio Planning at Nokia, where she led the business development team charged with growing subscriptions and renewals. Borsa also held senior management roles at Comcast as a product marketing lead and Accenture as a strategy consultant in the tech and telecom markets.

Borsa is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University where she earned a Bachelor of Business degree. She also earned an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in Canada.

Borsa resides in Manhattan with her family and is based in Meredith’s offices in New York City.

Doug Lauretano

Media.net

Doug Lauretano
Doug Lauretano
Senior Vice President & General Manager
Media.net

 

 

Doug Lauretano is the SVP & GM of Media.net.  He is tasked with leading the team in NY and working closely with teams across the globe to build and strengthen products and partnerships. Media.net’s vast product suite leverages a strong foundation of best-in-class contextual targeting and an unmatched capability to unify disparate marketplaces to maximize competition and value for publishers and marketers.  Media.net Marketplace combines the audience buying of traditional RTB with unique content-driven demand that is not dependent on cookies and features access to $6 billion of Microsoft Search advertising.

 

Prior to his role at Media.net, Doug led efforts to build publisher partnerships at OpenX.  Doug also spent over twelve years in publishing spanning various strategy and partnership roles at Time Inc and Dow Jones at brands such as Fortune, CNNMoney and the WSJ Digital Network.

 

Doug has earned an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business and lives in Long Island with his wife and two children.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout C: Corporate Innovation: Building Startups
Topics Include:

• What does it take for traditional brands and publishers to become nimble?

• When building startups within larger companies, how do you optimally structure your team?

• How do you convince the C-suite to invest in innovation?

• How do you test and decide what to kill, pivot, or preserve?

Anna Bager

IAB

Anna Bager
Anna Bager
Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives
IAB

As EVP of Industry Initiatives at IAB, Anna Bager spearheads the strategic oversight of the digital media and marketing industries’ most vital and fastest growing platforms which include mobile, digital video, audio, measurement, and data. Under her leadership, she brings together and drives growth for three of the organizations’ paramount centers of excellence: The IAB Mobile Center, representing the mobile marketing, advertising, and media marketplace; The Digital Video Center, encompassing Advanced TV, OTT, and The Digital Content NewFronts, and The Data Center, developing consumer identifiers, data quality, industry benchmarks, and tools for data activation and automation. She is a driving force in building a one-stop shop for producing thought leadership, innovation, research, and best practices for these thriving industries.

Prior to joining the IAB, Bager was heading business intelligence at Ericsson Multimedia and head of research at Ericsson’s Business Consulting unit. Earlier, she was Research and Consulting Manager for IDC EMEA. Anna has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including being named “Most Important Women in Mobile Advertising” for Business Insider, and one of the “Top Women in Media” by Folio Mag for the past consecutive five years.

Scott McLeod

DreamCloud

Scott McLeod
Scott McLeod
Co-Founder
DreamCloud

Born in Calgary and raised in Seattle, Scott McLeod has over a decade of experience consulting and growing brands across a variety of industries and scales. At age 18, Scott left Washington State University after launching and selling his first company. From there, Scott went on to create and foster multiple brands, many of which have racked up viral popularity like @fam, which was recently acquired by Broadway Video.

 

Scott has advised and contributed to the growth of many big-name brands ranging from innovation consulting to marketing  for Adobe, Toyota, Facebook, and AT&T. Additionally, Scott was a part of early teams at Y Combinator & 500 Startups and other leading startup accelerators. Following his passion to digitally amplify consumer goods brands, Scott has most recently lead the unprecedented growth of direct-to-consumer mattress company NECTAR Sleep, which in the second year has grown to over $300M run rate. Additionally, Scott has helped to spearhead the launch of sister brands DreamCloud, LevelSleep, Wovenly Rugs & More

 

When Scott isn’t working to grow new businesses, he’s creating art. Specializing in abstract art, Scott has racked up a significant following in the space, showing at various galleries and art shows. Some of his pieces can be seen on @scottmcleodart.

 

Scott currently resides in the Lower East Side in New York City.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout D: Collision is Coming: The Future of D2C and Traditional Brands
Topics Include:

• Why do most direct brands' scaling ambitions require having a plan for the analog world?

• Why does the survival of traditional incumbent brands depends on forging a direct relationship with their customers?

• How are a handful of direct and traditional brands successfully navigating these changes today?


Sponsored by

Dave Morgan

Simulmedia

Dave Morgan
Dave Morgan
CEO and Founder
Simulmedia

Dave Morgan is the CEO and Founder of Simulmedia, a New York City-based television advertising company. A lifelong entrepreneur, Morgan focuses today on helping advertisers improve the outcomes of what is often their biggest line item: TV advertising. Dave previously founded TACODA, Inc., an online advertising company that pioneered online behavioral marketing and which was acquired by AOL in 2007. He also founded Real Media, Inc., one of the world’s first ad serving and online ad network companies and a predecessor to 24/7 Real Media, which was later sold to WPP.

In the early 1990s, Morgan served as General Counsel and Director of New Media Ventures at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association.

Morgan is a Political Science graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and holds a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law. He serves on the Advertising Research Foundation and was a long-time member of the executive committee and board of directors of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Dave, his wife, writer Lorea Canales, and their two daughters live in Manhattan.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout E: Blockchain for the Real World: How Brands are Driving Results with Blockchain
Topics Include:

• What’s the “fake news” about blockchain that we should watch out for?

• What role does blockchain play in fighting fraud and optimizing outcomes?

• What measurable results are brands seeing from working with a blockchain partner?


Sponsored by

Nikao Yang

Lucidity

Nikao Yang
Nikao Yang
Chief Operating Officer
Lucidity

Nikao Yang is COO at Lucidity, a blockchain-based advertising analytics company, where he is responsible for driving all aspects of the company’s operations. Prior to Lucidity, Nikao co-founded AdColony, a mobile video advertising company, which was sold for $350 million to Opera Software in 2014. At AdColony, Nikao led teams responsible for business development, marketing, sales and operations from launch through the company’s acquisition and integration into Opera. Prior to AdColony, he held marketing and strategy roles at Toyota Motor Sales, Del Monte Foods and the Walt Disney Company. Nikao received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and his BA from UCLA where he graduated with honors.

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
BREAKOUT F: Selling to Disrupter Brands
Topics Include:

• What do disrupter brands demand--different from traditional brands-- from their partners in terms of products, services, analytics, and overall experiences?

• How should you adapt your sales pitch and marketing offerings to attract disrupter brands?

• What are the KPIs and sales tools critical in winning direct brands as clients?

• How does the sales team need to be structured differently to sell to these clients?


Sponsored by

Marinn Jackson

Verizon Media

Marinn  Jackson
Marinn Jackson
Head of Premium Sales Strategy
Verizon Media

At Verizon Media, Marinn Jackson leads premium sales strategy, managing a team that forges collaborative partnerships with the company’s top advertisers. With deep experience across media and marketing, Marinn takes a customer-centric approach to helping brands and agencies build their campaigns.

Prior to joining Verizon Media, Marinn was a Head of Industry at Facebook leading the strategy, go to market plans and sales efforts across the restaurant category. She was responsible for guiding clients across the c-suite, media, marketing, IT and operations to assist companies through their transformation to a mobile first world. Before that, Marinn spend 18 years at Viacom, where she was most recently SVP of Strategic Accounts, developing partnerships with the company’s top advertisers.

Marinn is a graduate from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Marinn is an executive member of She Runs It (formerly the Advertising Women of New York).

Todd Krizelman

MediaRadar

Todd Krizelman
Todd Krizelman
Co-Founder and CEO
MediaRadar

Growing up in Palo Alto, Todd Krizelman was born and raised near the epicenter of technology innovation. Todd joined veteran web architect Jesse Keller to found MediaRadar in 2007. After years of thorough research, development, and data collection, MediaRadar is now the most comprehensive data company focused on the ad sales market. He previously co-founded one of the world’s first social media sites. Todd led the site theGlobe.com, from inception to taking it public on NASDAQ. Krizelman is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Business School.

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Networking Lunch
1:30 pm -
General Session Reconvenes
1:35 pm - 2:00 pm
TV Advertising: Take a Breath - It’s Not the End; It’s a New Beginning
With television ratings on the decline, brands, advertisers and TV networks are at a crossroads. Despite the power of TV – the ability to engage consumers through sight, sound and motion – television viewership is increasingly fragmented. Consumers are tuning into streaming video services and on-demand channels, while tuning out traditional commercials and brand messages. In this discussion, Brian Lesser discusses the realities of the TV advertising business and why the time to act is now.

Brian Lesser

Xandr

Brian Lesser
Brian Lesser
Chief Executive Officer
Xandr

As a kid, Brian Lesser loved advertising. His father ran an advertising agency, and as far as he could tell, that was the coolest job in the world. When he would visit the office, he marveled at the quick-witted, dynamic personalities, the pace of the business, and glamour of the industry. For Brian, watching TV was more about commercials than programming – what made a good ad, why it ran when it did, and its intended purpose. Brian gained an appreciation for the magic of the business at an early age.

Then, a successful career that transcended traditional agencies, digital marketing and advertising technology, reached a pivotal moment in 2007. “At the time, most people in the industry felt like programmatic was a fad or a fleeting trend. I disagreed. I thought programmatic was fundamentally different. I thought it would change everything.”

This prophetic hunch led Brian to create Xaxis, one of the industry’s first programmatic media businesses. As part of WPP, Xaxis would go on to put the technology of the future into the hands of thousands of advertisers across the world. This was Brian’s first experience creating a company within a company, and Xaxis became a multi-billion dollar business operating in 40 markets across North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Programmatic, it seemed, was not a fad after all.

Later, as CEO of GroupM in North America, Brian ran over a dozen media agencies and specialist businesses. He further applied data and technology in an effort to modernize the media agency business, launching broad platform initiatives focused on audiences rather than the traditional media buying strategies of his father’s time.

 

As CEO of Xandr, Brian is responsible for building a new kind of advertising company – one that combines vast data and technology resources with mass distribution and world-class content. It’s an opportunity to reinvent advertising again, marrying the creativity and humanity of the business he knew as a kid, with the data and technology he’s helped pioneer.

He was recently named one of AdWeek’s “Executives of the Year” and a Power 100. Other honors include: Crain 100, a list of the top disrupters and change-makers in business, “Five Advertising Executives to Watch” by the Wall Street Journal, and in 2014 he was named to Ad Age’s 40 Under 40 list.

But more than anything, he hopes that one day his kids won’t find it the worst thing in the world to watch a commercial with their dad – whether that be on a TV, handset, tablet, or holographic headset.

2:05 pm - 2:30 pm
What Legacy Brands Can Learn from the Disruptor Brand Playbook
Successful brands today don’t just look different; they think and behave differently, too. To survive, brands need to evolve, change, grow over time, and most importantly stay true to their values. But you can’t just do a subway campaign, use millennial pink, launch a pop-up store, and call it a day. Join JB Osborne as he shares lessons legacy brands can leverage from Red Antler’s experience building disruptor brands from the ground up.

JB Osborne

Red Antler

JB Osborne
JB Osborne
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Red Antler

JB is the Co-founder and CEO of Red Antler, the leading brand company for startups and new ventures, where he works with fast-growing companies like Casper, Allbirds, Brandless, Boxed, and Foursquare, advising their founders on how to build category-defining brand experiences that people can’t stop thinking about.

A fierce believer in the power of brand to launch and transform businesses, JB’s experience sits at the intersection of creative services and venture capital. Leading a multi-disciplinary team of strategists, designers, marketers and engineers with his co-founders at Red Antler, he has helped define a new generation of products and services that people love.

JB sits on the board of directors at Bed, Bath & Beyond and has been named one of Women’s Wear Daily 40 Under 40 in Fashion and Retail and was selected as a Forbes Consumer Catalyst.

Prior to founding Red Antler, JB opened the New York office of Consortium, a boutique creative shop based in Auckland, New Zealand. He began his career at advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi working with global consumer brands. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell University with a degree in Business and is active with their Entrepreneurship program and Cornell Tech. A Philly native, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife Arielle, their dog Brodie, and a lot of plants.

2:35 pm - 3:00 pm
Session TBA
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Networking Break
Sponsored by

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout A: Navigating User Growth
Topics Include:

• How should companies navigate user growth beyond Facebook?

• What is the relationship between user experience, CPA, and LTV?

• How do brands test new channels and evaluate whether they’re worthy of investment?

Mike Grillo

Gravity Products

Mike Grillo
Mike Grillo
President & Co-Founder
Gravity Products

Mike Grillo is President & Co-Founder of Gravity Products, home to the wildly popular Gravity Blanket and a range of other wellness products. In this capacity, Mike oversees brand strategy, product development and corporate operations, and endeavors to build Gravity into a global sleep and relaxation brand. Prior to Gravity, Mike built a successful career at large and mid-sized ad agencies, most notably as an early employee of Gary Vaynerchuk’s eponymous agency, VaynerMedia. Mike has a deep passion for wellness and hopes that Gravity can play a meaningful role in advancing the national dialogue around mental health

Michelle Huynh

Poshmark

Michelle Huynh
Michelle Huynh
Director of Growth
Poshmark

Michelle Huynh is the Director of Growth at Poshmark, the leading social commerce platform for the next generation of retailers and shoppers. She specializes in paid social, SEO and growth analytics. She is currently leading all operations and TV initiatives.

Akshay Rathod

Usonia

Akshay Rathod
Akshay Rathod
Founder
Usonia

Akshay Rathod helps brands grow responsibly. Over the last 7+ years, he’s worked on scaling startups and direct-to-consumer brands as as an employee and now as an advisor.

Akshay started the growth team at Dia&Co and scaled Dia&Co’s customer acquisition and retention strategies. The team developed a digital community playbook and created a viral growth engine focused on maximizing lifetime value & minimizing cost per acquisition. This helped scale Dia&Co to now over 4 million users and over $90 million in venture funding.

Prior to this, Akshay joined the user acquisition team at HowAboutWe, turning the rise of social media advertising and multivariate testing into a scalable acquisition strategy. HowAboutWe was acquired by IAC.

Akshay graduated from Brown University with an A.B. in International Relations & Economics. He’s based in Brooklyn, NY.

Luke Weston

Function of Beauty

Luke Weston
Luke Weston
Chief Revenue Officer
Function of Beauty

Luke Weston is the Chief Revenue Officer of Function of Beauty, a digitally-native, hyper- customizable personal care company that individually formulates products based on one’s unique hair goals and preferences. Luke is originally from New Zealand where he earned two degrees in commerce and science before embarking on an international marketing career with Colgate-Palmolive in Australasia, North America, & Europe. After completing an MBA at Harvard Business School, Luke progressed through senior marketing and strategy roles at McKinsey, Unilever, and Melissa & Doug. He now leads Function of Beauty’s product development, customer acquisition and retention, revenue management, and overall company strategy.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout B: TOWN HALL: Measurement and Attribution: Which Metrics Matter in a Mobile-First, Multiscreen World?
Topics Include:

• How can the industry define which metrics matter as the consumer journey expands to include multiple connected and convergent screens?

• How can you track and optimize delivery to audience at scale in an omnichannel landscape?

• How can you determine ROI using exposure/frequency in such complex landscape?


Sponsored by

Judith Hammerman

Adobe

Judith  Hammerman
Judith Hammerman
Head of Audience Manager
Adobe

Judith’s formula for success combines executive leadership, sales and storytelling, and data and technology platforms. Her track record includes creating successful go-to-market strategies that generate significant sales growth in data and programmatic media, as well as through content programming and partnerships.

Judith currently serves as Head of Adobe Audience Manager, the company’s data management platform and a fundamental product in the Adobe Experience Cloud.

Previously, she had re-joined Time Inc. in Q4 2016, returning to the company where she built her early career. During her 18 month stay as SVP, Data and Programmatic Solutions, Judith and her teams focused on the growth engines of the business; building Time Inc.’s data and programmatic offerings for advertisers. She left the company April  2018 with the close of Time Inc.’s sale to Meredith.

Prior to this Judith served as VP National Sales for Connexity (formerly Shopzilla), a data driven programmatic platform backed by private equity firm Symphony Technology Group, and held executive roles @AOL (now Verizon Oath).

Judith began her career in San Francisco where she held sales positions at IDG, a privately held B2B media company and at CMP, a global B2B media company providing information and marketing services to technology professionals.

Judith holds a dual MBA from Columbia Business School and Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Judith lives in New York City with her family.

Erin Madorsky

Verve

Erin  Madorsky
Erin Madorsky
Chief Revenue Officer
Verve

As Chief Revenue Officer, Erin Madorsky leads the national sales team in bringing Verve’s managed service and programmatic advertising solutions to an expanding roster of brands and agencies across a wide variety of industries, including retail and CPG, telco, tech, and travel.

Madorsky joins Verve following a ten-year tenure at Viant, a division of Meredith where she was most recently Senior Vice President of Sales. A member of the core team that launched the Viant brand, she oversaw the growth of its people-based platform and was instrumental in the marketplace adoption of new products including the beta launch of a Data Lake that offered marketers and data scientists unprecedented access to powerful data assets rivaling Facebook and Google.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout C: How Automation Will Usher in a New Era of Affiliate Marketing
Topics Include:

• Why is now the right time to bring programmatic to the affiliate channel?

• How do traditional perceptions of affiliate marketing need to evolve to prepare for the future?

• What tools are needed to make this a reality?

• How will automation solve the challenges that affiliate marketers face today?

Neal Richter

Rakuten Marketing

Neal Richter
Neal Richter
Chief Technology Officer
Rakuten Marketing

As the CTO of Rakuten Marketing, Neal Richter globally manages the software used to optimize Rakuten Marketing business needs, such as applying data mining algorithms and scalable systems to create advanced software products. With 20 years of software experience, Neal is focused on optimizing business needs, leading tech teams to create relevant and effective data-driven products that build the bottom line and deliver client value. Prior to entering advertising technology, Neal worked at RightNow Technologies, an early CRM vendor that sold to Oracle in 2011. There Neal led a team of AI/ML engineers that pioneered the use of sentiment analysis, natural language processing and content search systems in over 36 languages within automated customer service systems. Neal currently serves as co-Chair of the OpenRTB protocol that standardized the process of RTB, the Deal-ID and the Native ads format and the new Ads.txt standard.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout D: Programmatic for Brands
Topics Include:

• What are the benefits and challenges of bringing programmatic buying in-house?

• What are effective supply strategies leveraged by in-house teams?

• Are there unique supply advantages that can be gained through in-housing?


Sponsored by

Kyle Dozeman

PubMatic

Kyle Dozeman
Kyle Dozeman
VP, Advertiser Solutions
PubMatic

Kyle Dozeman has been working in the media and technology industries for over a decade. He joined PubMatic in 2013, holding roles in both platform sales and corporate strategy, where he helped drive and support key initiatives, including the company’s acquisition of the mobile ad serving company Mocean Mobile and international expansion efforts. In 2016, Kyle was appointed to vice president of advertiser solutions for the Americas, where he is responsible for PubMatic’s buy-side sales, operations and strategies.

Prior to PubMatic, Kyle held various manager-level positions at Symantec, the global leader in cybersecurity. As manager of business development and alliances, he was part of the team responsible for creating and growing Symantec’s global strategic partnerships within the cloud and IT services markets. Prior, as manager of product management, Kyle was responsible for the pricing and licensing strategy of its $1B+ NetBackup product. Kyle began his career at KPMG Ireland.

Kyle holds a bachelor’s degree from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout E: TV & Video 2019: Holistic Strategies for Cross-Screen Premium Content
Topics Include:

• In a fragmented TV and video viewing world, how are advertisers and publishers putting audiences back together?

• As we are entering the next phase of technological possibilities for cross-screen media, how do we move from talk to action?

• How will the following five aspects of video advertising impact success in 2019: Screens, Data, Trading Models, Distribution Channels and Content/Audiences?

• What are real-life examples from companies across the ecosystem unifying their video strategy in 2019 and beyond?


Sponsored by

James Rothwell

FreeWheel

James Rothwell
James Rothwell
VP Global Agency, Brand, Industry Relations
FreeWheel

James Rothwell is vice president of global agency, brand and industry relations for FreeWheel, a Comcast Company, that provides advertising software and solutions for the entire television ecosystem. James is responsible for engaging with global agencies and brands to explore advertising industry dynamics and help identify new opportunities through FreeWheel solutions. He leads The FreeWheel Council for Premium Video, an advocacy group comprised of 45 premium video providers globally, including programmers, operators and digital pure-plays.

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout F: Alternative Revenue Models for Publishers
Topics Include:

• How are publishers diversifying their offerings to maximize their revenue streams and margin? And which avenues have been most promising?

• What are best practices for diversification, and what pitfalls should you avoid?

• How should you restructure and manage your sales team and support structure to win in this evolving environment?

Jennifer Klawin

Buzzfeed

Jennifer  Klawin
Jennifer Klawin
SVP and Head of US Brand Strategy
Buzzfeed

Jennifer Klawin is SVP and Head of US Brand Strategy at BuzzFeed, where she oversees a growing sales team and advertising strategies. Jen has more than 15 years of experience consulting top global brands on digital and social marketing campaigns. Previously, Jennifer served as the Director of West Coast Sales for Tumblr and a Client Partner at Facebook. She also spent 7 years at Yahoo! growing relationships with key clients in the Automotive, Entertainment and Retail space. Jennifer began her career in NYC working for several publishing companies including Meredith Corporation and Working Woman Magazine. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two young daughters.

Scott Messer

Leaf Group

Scott Messer
Scott Messer
SVP and General Manager, Media
Leaf Group

In his role as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Media, Scott oversees a collection of eighteen owned and operated properties and a team providing custom editorial solutions to dozens of partner sites on a fully managed basis. Recently at Leaf Group, Scott led business development and ad-tech relationships for all media properties, establishing strong businesses and strategies in native advertising, international revenue, video, and first party audience data. Previously, Scott worked in business development for IMG Media, National Lampoon, private equity firms and the film industry. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Emory University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a focus on creative industries and entrepreneurship, from the University of Southern California.

Doug Weaver

Upstream Group

Doug  Weaver
Doug Weaver
Founder & Chief Executive Offcer
Upstream Group

Over the past 18 years, Doug Weaver has worked with over 600 leading companies including Facebook, BuzzFeed, ESPN, Yahoo!, Apple, Twitter, Fox Sports, Refinery 29, Cars.com, Acxiom, USA TODAY, CBS Digital Media, YuMe, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Universal, MediaMath and The New York Times. For these clients and many others, he’s trained thousands of Internet media and technology sellers through both public and private workshops focusing on sales strategy and digital landscape perspective.

Doug has been a frequent moderator, host and keynote speaker at leading conferences produced by the IAB, AdExchanger, iMedia, PubMatic and AdMonsters. For the past 14 years, he’s hosted Seller Forum, the industry’s only peer‐to‐peer networking and content event just for digital sales leaders. And each week he writes The Drift, a provocative industry blog that directly reaches nearly 5,000 top industry executives and is syndicated and referred to thousands more.

After a 15‐year career in print advertising sales with companies like Hearst and Condé Nast, Doug became advertising director and east coast employee number one for Wired Magazine in 1994, and sold some of the Web’s first ads on the company’s Hot Wired site. He then served as vice president of sales for Firefly Network, a pioneering company in personalization, targeting and community.

Doug was elected to the Board of Directors for the Internet (now “Interactive”) Advertising Bureau in 1997 and managed the development of both the IAB Roadshow (the organization’s first omnibus presentation to marketers) and the IAB Professional Development Series (its first seller training initiative.) In 1999, he received the first IAB Service Award for commitment and contribution to the industry; In 2007 Doug received the “Oldtimers Award” from the Aspen Group, a gathering of top digital agencies; In 2011, ad:tech honored him with its Industry Achievement Award for lifetime service; And in 2016, 212 NYC presented Doug with its Thought Leadership Award Doug’s company, Upstream Group, Inc. is based near his home in Vermont, which he shares with his wife and partner of 29 years, Sharon Richards. They have two grown daughters, Lucy & Madeline. Doug is a grateful beneficiary of public education, and a proud graduate of both Long Beach City College and California State University, Fullerton.

Stefanie Rapp

Bleacher Report

Stefanie   Rapp
Stefanie Rapp
Senior Vice President, Revenue Strategy
Bleacher Report

Stefanie Rapp, Senior Vice President of Revenue Strategy, oversees all aspects of the sales, strategy and marketing departments across Bleacher Report’s digital and social entities. Her role, alongside content and sales leadership, enhance how the company is able to communicate and drive revenue goals, as well as service clients fervently and efficiently.

She facilitates sales, marketing and promotional activities, with an emphasis on serving as the primary liaison to all sport teams, leagues, brands and platforms as the brand develops and executes breakthrough programs. In addition, Rapp also oversees all programmatic and local sales efforts for the brand.

With more than 15 years of industry experience, Rapp is a well-respected leader within the organization and is committed to paving the way forward for women at Bleacher Report and the industry at-large. Rapp serves on the advisory team of Bleacher Report’s initiative that seeks to empower women to take on more leadership roles, regardless of their seniority.

Prior to joining Bleacher Report in 2017, she spent a number of years in key revenue-focused executive roles at Conde Nast, Hearst and Fairchild Media, as well focusing on events strategy for SAP Global Marketing and DoubleClick.

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout A: What Every Brand Needs to Know about GDPR and the California Privacy Act
Topics Include:

• What are the general consumer attitudes toward data-driven advertising? Are these attitudes consistent over time, or evolving?

• What impact has GDPR had on building trust with consumers and partners? What is the anticipated impact of CCPA?

• Are there opportunities for the industry to get ahead of legislation and show that we, as an industry, can proactively address consumer expectations?

Dave Grimaldi

IAB

Dave  Grimaldi
Dave Grimaldi
Executive Vice President, Public Policy
IAB

Doug Miller

Verizon Media Group

Doug  Miller
Doug Miller
VP Global Privacy and Trust
Verizon Media Group

John Montgomery

GroupM

John Montgomery
John Montgomery
Executive Vice President, Global Brand Safety
GroupM

John Montgomery is Group’s Executive Vice President of Brand Safety.  He was appointed to this role in August, 2016 to ensure that GroupM client’s brands are protected from risks in the digital supply chain, like fraud and piracy and to ensure that the digital components of their plans are effective in every region.

John’s WPP career began when he joined Ogilvy in South Africa in 1989 as Media Director and launched Mindshare in that country. In the final three years he spent in South Africa, he was Managing Director of the Ogilvy Group in Cape Town, one of the most creative agencies in the Ogilvy Worldwide network. In 2001, John moved to Amsterdam as CEO, Ogilvy Group Netherlands.

In 2004, John relocated to New York to lead the Interactive media practice for Mindshare and Ogilvy and was subsequently appointed as Global CEO of Mindshare Interaction in 2006 where he established the digital practice for Mindshare worldwide. In 2009, he took on the role of COO of GroupM Interaction for North America and in 2015 was appointed as the Chairman of GroupM Connect North America.

John is seen as one of the digital innovators in the field and speaks regularly on issues such as Audience buying, Brand safety, Data Quality and Privacy.  He has represented the advertising industry to the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee and the White House and is on the Internet Steering Committee for the WEF. John is also immediate past chairman of the 4A’s Media Leadership Council and leads The Privacy Task group for 4A’s. In addition, John is co-chairman of the TAG anti-piracy initiative.

In 2013, John was nominated by Adweek as one of the 12 smartest people in media and won a Media All-Star Award from Media Post and was most recently acknowledged amongst the 100 people who make advertising great by the 4A’s in the US.

 

Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda

MediaMath

Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda
Daniel Alejandro Sepulveda
VP for Global Government Relations
MediaMath

Daniel A. Sepulveda is the Vice President for Global Government Relations for MediaMath, a multinational advertising and marketing technology company. In this capacity he represents MediaMath in public forums, before government officials and agencies, in industry associations, and in dialogues with consumer organizations and civil society on issues relating to technology and the digital economy. He also works with teams across the company to put consumer interests first in our products and services.

Sepulveda served in the Obama Administration at the State Department as Ambassador and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy from March 2013 – January 2017. Prior to joining the State Department, Sepulveda served as a Senior Advisor to Senator John Kerry from 2009 – 2013 working on technology, telecommunications, trade, and economics. From 2004-2008 Sepulveda was a senior legislative aide to then-Senator Barack Obama on the same issues and also advised his presidential campaign.

Before joining Senator Obama’s office, Sepulveda worked for Senator Barbara Boxer, a member of the Senate Commerce Committee. Additional prior work experience includes service during the Clinton Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor and at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR). Mr. Sepulveda received a Master of Public Affairs from the Lindon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Public Policy and International Affairs and holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Emory University.

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout B: TOWN HALL: How Must Brands and Publishers Adapt to Accommodate the OTT Viewing Experience?
Topics Include:

• What are best practices for creativity and the rise of branded storytelling within OTT?

• How are publishers responding to buyers’ growing expectations for self-serve solutions?

• How does OTT drive direct relationships for marketers and publishers?

• How do companies need to re-think organizational structure to best buy and sell converged inventory?


Sponsored by

Mike Laband

SpotX

Mike  Laband
Mike Laband
Senior Vice President, Platform
SpotX

Mike Laband is Senior Vice President of Platform at SpotX. Laband joined SpotX in May 2010 and is responsible for overseeing all U.S. & Canadian publisher/media owner business development, Platform Services, Advanced Integrations, Advanced TV initiatives, and Audience Development. His team is focused on cultivating relationships and partnerships with media owners to leverage the SpotX video platform for ad serving, programmatic yield optimization, and data enablement. Prior to his business development role, Mike oversaw SpotX’s publisher operations, brand safety, and lead the roll out of platform tools and services to publisher partners. His extensive knowledge of SpotX’s internal ad operations, technology, and the video landscape enabled him to certify SpotX against the IAB Quality Assurance Guidelines in 2011. He also has participated in a number of the IAB’s mobile and desktop video working groups. Mike graduated from the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business with an emphasis in Marketing.

Jason White

CBS Interactive

Jason White
Jason White
SVP & GM, Global Programmatic Revenue
CBS Interactive

Jason White is the Senior Vice President & GM of Global Programmatic Revenue & Partnerships for CBS Interactive as well as serving as the Co-Chairman of the Programmatic Council at the IAB and board member of IAB Tech Lab. Jason has extensive experience in online digital media and marketing, specifically centered on development and implementation of best-of-breed digital strategies for both digital publishers and advertisers. He has proven success in analyzing consumer behavior trends and implementing brand, direct response and digital monetization programs with a strong background in strategy, management, sales, marketing and product development. Triple-digit revenue growth through customer acquisition and monetization initiatives can be attributed to White’s work with various Fortune 100 companies and start-ups.

Before CBSi, White was an SVP and GM at OpenX and EVP of Marketing at TrueCar. Prior to OpenX, White was SVP and GM at the FOX Audience Network building the MyAds ad platform, in addition to the third party network and the first RTB exchange, which was among the Top 5 ad networks per ComScore. White has also held roles at Bank of America and LowerMyBills.

Jason serves on the advisory boards of Convertro, TrueCar, and OpenX and graduated from the University of Georgia.

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout C: Long-Term Opportunities for Growth in Advertising
Topics Include:

• How does the direct brand economy influence how big brand marketers are spending across media?

• Where are the growth opportunities for digital advertising in five, 10, and 20 years?

• How do you drive growth while optimizing operations, and what does that mean for talent?

Brian Wieser

Pivotal

Brian Wieser
Brian Wieser
Senior Analyst
Pivotal

Described by trade press as “Madison Avenue’s de facto Chief Economist” and “The Most Quoted Man in Advertising,” Mr. Wieser is a Senior Analyst at Pivotal and is responsible for the firm’s coverage of all things advertising (agencies, video, digital, ad-tech, marketing tech, measurement, etc). Brian is a past recipient of Institutional Investor’s Rising Star Analyst awards in both the Media and the Internet sectors.  Previous to Pivotal, Brian was EVP, Global Director of Forecasting for Interpublic’s Magna Global, CMO for venture-funded Simulmedia and he also worked as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers and research analyst at Deutsche Bank where he covered the entertainment and cable industries. A CFA charterholder, Brian received his MBA from University of Western Ontario- Richard Ivey School of Business, and his undergraduate degree from The University of British Columbia.

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout D: Winning the War on Ad Fraud
Topics Include:

• How can brands and publishers best protect themselves from ad fraud?

• How must the industry work together to combat ad fraud?

• How do we change the economics to fundamentally disrupt the fraud industry?

Per Bjorke

Google

Per  Bjorke
Per Bjorke
Senior Product Manager
Google

Per Bjorke leads Google’s Ad Traffic Quality product management team, which is responsible for addressing invalid traffic and ad fraud across all of Google’s ad products. Per has been actively involved with several industry initiatives to help make the online advertising ecosystem more secure, including developing and rolling out ads.txt.

Tamer Hassan

White Ops

Tamer  Hassan
Tamer Hassan
CTO & Co-Founder
White Ops
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout E: The Most Critical Connected Journey: Mobile to Mobile
Topics Include:

• How do you ensure you have consumers’ best interests in mind when it comes to utilizing their data?

• What key solutions enable both brands and publishers to maximize data points that define the consumer best in mobile?

• How do you understand and activate across the complete user journey, mobile to mobile?


Sponsored by

Susan Borst

IAB

Susan Borst
Susan Borst
Vice President, Mobile
IAB

Jeff Gores

Wavemaker

Jeff  Gores
Jeff Gores
Senior Partner, Digital
Wavemaker

Jeff has been doing this digital media gig for a while now, so long that he was around for the first banner ad. Currently Jeff is Sr. Partner, Digital at Wavemaker, providing strategic oversight for WM clients and providing them innovation that provides them real results. Jeff possesses a unique skill set of understanding digital at a brand level, but also has a performance background, ensuring that all campaigns drive some sort of outcome against the business goals. He has worked in display, programmatic, search (SEM & SEO), social, email, affiliates, etc…. Responsible for the marriage of technology and media to break through the clutter in the client’s industry.

Jeff is also not always consumed by work, and those outside interests are being a passionate New York Rangers fan (hockey in general), hot rods, older Range Rovers, modern design, technology, and sipping bourbon while telling stories. Since all bios need a unique story, I was once related to Kurt Cobain of Nirvana.

Dave Macli

Audiomack

Dave  Macli
Dave Macli
CEO
Audiomack

Evan Rutchik

Ogury

Evan  Rutchik
Evan Rutchik
US General Manager
Ogury

Evan Rutchik is US General Manager at Ogury. He has managed award winning media campaigns since 2007, previously holding senior roles at digital media leaders on both the technology and agency sides of the business. After joining Ogury in late 2016, Evan has been responsible for scaling the company’s US sales and business effort from the New York City office. Here he has overseen record growth as well as established Ogury’s reputation in North America and beyond for empowering organizations with the most thorough, accurate, and timely knowledge of mobile users, their entire journey, and the mobile ecosystem. Evan holds dual degrees in Management and Advertising from Syracuse University and an MBA from NYU Stern.

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Breakout F: TOWN HALL: Data Quality, Transparency and Portability
Topics Include:

• What are the core challenges/opportunities facing audience data supply, demand, and usage in digital marketing today?

• Are all audience segments created equal? How do we determine quality and make reliable comparisons?

• How do we evolve our use of audience data to comply with regulatory requirements?

• How does our industry’s use of audience data change, given the changing landscape of identity?


Sponsored by

Evan Hills

Dstillery

Evan  Hills
Evan Hills
VP of Strategic Partnerships
Dstillery

Evan is passionate about bringing data-driven decisioning to brands and agencies to improve efficacy and minimize waste of marketing and advertising in an increasingly data driven world. What excites him is increasing the adoption of data-driven methodology to all aspects of the marketing funnel – from market research to performance advertising – to make sure brands are finding and targeting the correct customers. Evan runs Dstillery’s Business Development team as Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, focusing on corporate strategy, and data partnerships with both data owners and activation platforms. He joined Dstillery in 2014 and has previously managed partnerships with social platforms LinkedIn and Twitter, and company data strategy. Evan graduated from University of St Andrews with an MA Honours in International Relations, and remains a self-proclaimed foreign policy nerd.

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Networking Cocktail Reception
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Networking Dinner
Location: Kivas
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9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
After Party (INVITE ONLY)
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Day 3: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7:30 am -
Registration
7:30 am - 9:00 am
International Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Networking Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Breakout A: Biases in Media
Topics Include:

• What are some of today’s misperceptions and stereotypes about the African American male experience in America?

• How does media help to perpetuate the public perception of African-American men in a negative way?

• how can we create a roadmap to understanding Black men, a segment of the population whose cultural influence plays a crucial role in American society?

Tiyale Hayes

BET Networks

Tiyale  Hayes
Tiyale Hayes
SVP, Strategic Insights & Research
BET Networks

Tiyale Hayes is the Senior Vice President, Strategic Insights & Research, for BET Networks, a division of Viacom. For over a decade, Tiyale Hayes has worked on some of the worlds biggest and best brands. A 1998 graduate of Hampton University with armed with a Marketing Degree; Tiyale started his career in sales at Johnson & Johnson. After learning the fundamentals of how consumers shop in store, he attended business school and earned an MBA in Marketing from Purdue University.

After a serendipitous moment, he began a career in Market Research at Procter & Gamble. In his time at P&G he was helped create insights that led to business winning ideas for brands like Folgers, Pringles, Crest, Gillette and Old Spice.

He left P&G to head to back to Johnson & Johnson, where he led insight development for a number of brands, including Tylenol, Motrin and Listerine. He traveled the world learning from consumers about what makes them tick and how to create products that meet their needs.

In 2016, he was tapped to lead insight development for BET where he leads a team developing insights for the BET brand and new show development.

For over a decade, Tiyale Hayes has been a strong advocate for the consumer and has helped shape the strategies of some of the world’s biggest and best brands. He has developed a solid track record of creating deep and rich insights that have been used to bring products to consumers around the world.

Tiyale is the President of the North Jersey Chapter of the Hampton University Alumni Association, a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., National Black MBA Association, and the development committee for Live Out Loud.

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Breakout B: TBA
Topics Include:

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Breakout C: The Future of Owning Your Own Data
Topics Include:

• How can brands trust the data in a digital supply chain that is now diluted?

• Why is it so difficult to trust and analyze data?

• How can transparency and real-time understanding allow marketers to be more nimble and effective with creative decision making?

Anda Gansca

Knotch

Anda Gansca
Anda Gansca
CEO and Co-Founder
Knotch

Anda Gansca is the CEO and Co-Founder of Knotch, the leading, independent provider of real-time intelligence for marketers. Founded in 2013, Knotch has been recognized as one of the most innovative marketing technologies in the world, as it seeks to change the way global brands engage and understand their audiences. Amongst Knotch’s clients are JP Morgan Chase, Ford, Colgate and Citi. A regular thought leadership contributor to the trade media and industry at-large, Anda has been named to both Forbes’ and Inc.’s annual 30-Under-30 lists, AdWeek’s Young Influential List and AdWeek’s Top 100 Creatives, to name a few.

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Breakout D: Disrupter Brand Storytelling
Topics Include:

• What role does storytelling play in building disrupter brands?

• How does brand storytelling impact performance marketing, and what tensions arise from this marriage?

• How can traditional brands use these strategies in their businesses?

Chris Denny

The Engine is Red

Chris Denny
Chris Denny
Co-Founder
The Engine is Red

With a background in both design and entrepreneurship, Chris Denny co-founded The Engine is Red in 2008. Now at 16 full-time staff between Santa Rosa and Minneapolis studios, Chris leads the Engine team—developing inspired brand strategies, campaigns, and interactive experiences for national and regional clients. Chris has been named one of North Bay Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 and has also been featured by a variety of media, including Fox Business News, USA Today, Adweek and CNN Money.

Yosef Johnson

Group Nine Media

Yosef  Johnson
Yosef Johnson
Head of Brandshop
Group Nine Media

Yosef Johnson is the Head of Brandshop at Group Nine Media where he leads the company’s award-winning branded content studio, overseeing creative strategy and production for the division. Johnson was one of the earliest employees at NowThis (one of Group Nine’s brands), which pioneered the social video revolution within the media and advertising industry. Prior to NowThis and Group Nine, Yosef worked in Creative Account Management and Strategy at Wieden+Kennedy NYC across the Nike, Jordan and ESPN businesses.

Heather Rehnberg

Rombauer Vineyards

Heather  Rehnberg
Heather Rehnberg
Director of Marketing
Rombauer Vineyards

Heather Rehnberg is the Director of Marketing for Rombauer Vineyards where she leads the Napa Valley family-owned winery’s marketing efforts throughout the U.S. and internationally. She joined Rombauer with over ten years of wine industry experience, including brand marketing positions at some of California’s top wine producers. Rehnberg is a graduate of Sonoma State University’s Executive Wine MBA program and holds an undergraduate degree in journalism and wine and viticulture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. It is Rehnberg’s passion for wine marketing and her admiration for the culture of family-owned wineries that led her to her current position at Rombauer Vineyards.

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Breakout E: Linear & Digital TV Converged: Where the Rubber Hits the Road
Topics Include:

• What are the opportunities we have in delivering a solution to execute a complete video advertising campaign across both linear and digital platforms?

• What technology needs to be adopted — or invented — to implement converged workflows?

• Where can automated self-serve platforms be used to advance speed to market, drive efficiency, and optimize media buys?


Sponsored by

Richard Nunn

Comcast

Richard Nunn
Richard Nunn
Vice President & General Manager Ad Platform
Comcast

Richard oversees the Ad Platform business for Comcast Technology Solutions. Bringing with him more than two decades of digital media and programmatic ad technology leadership, Richard leads the efforts to converge linear and non-linear advertising delivery, with a focus on driving greater efficiencies and effectiveness for advertisers, broadcasters, and content providers.

Prior to joining Comcast Technology Solutions, Richard served as Chief Revenue and Operations Officer for RhythmOne, a global adtech business focused on its Programmatic Ad Exchange. While at RhythmOne, he led the expansion of the company’s Exchange platform into 16 new international markets and led and integrated three new acquisitions over the period. Prior to this Richard spent 4 years as a Technology Investment Banker executing M&A, PE & VC funding and IPO’s in London.  That experience followed 15 years of digital technology leadership at media agencies within WPP, Publicis and Omnicom groups in various international executive positions in Europe, Asia Pacific and the U.S.

Richard received his B.A. in Business and Accounting from the City University London and then trained as an accountant at Baker Tilly at #10 global accountancy practice

9:00 am - 9:45 am
Breakout F: Apps versus Mobile Web: Is It an Either/Or?
Topics Include:

• Time spent in-app is significantly more vs. mobile web, yet mobile web attracts a significantly larger audience. Where should brands be turning their attention, and why?

• Do creative best practices differ for mobile web vs. in-app? What do marketers need to know about the differences in how ads load and are displayed in each environment?

• What is the next stage of performance measurement for mobile web vs. in-app, and how do they differ in terms of what data is available?

Anna Bager

IAB

Anna Bager
Anna Bager
Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives
IAB

As EVP of Industry Initiatives at IAB, Anna Bager spearheads the strategic oversight of the digital media and marketing industries’ most vital and fastest growing platforms which include mobile, digital video, audio, measurement, and data. Under her leadership, she brings together and drives growth for three of the organizations’ paramount centers of excellence: The IAB Mobile Center, representing the mobile marketing, advertising, and media marketplace; The Digital Video Center, encompassing Advanced TV, OTT, and The Digital Content NewFronts, and The Data Center, developing consumer identifiers, data quality, industry benchmarks, and tools for data activation and automation. She is a driving force in building a one-stop shop for producing thought leadership, innovation, research, and best practices for these thriving industries.

Prior to joining the IAB, Bager was heading business intelligence at Ericsson Multimedia and head of research at Ericsson’s Business Consulting unit. Earlier, she was Research and Consulting Manager for IDC EMEA. Anna has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including being named “Most Important Women in Mobile Advertising” for Business Insider, and one of the “Top Women in Media” by Folio Mag for the past consecutive five years.

Jeremy Hlavacek

IBM Watson Advertising

Jeremy  Hlavacek
Jeremy Hlavacek
Head of Revenue
IBM Watson Advertising

As head of revenue for IBM Watson Advertising, Jeremy Hlavacek is responsible for all global advertising sales efforts – including direct sales, programmatic sales, agency partnerships and data partnerships – across Watson Advertising’s portfolio of media, data, and AI-powered technology solutions, which includes The Weather Company’s consumer platforms such as weather.com and The Weather Channel apps. Watson Advertising’s offerings help agencies and marketers improve decision-making and reduce costs across key facets of the marketing lifecycle – from media planning through measurement.

Previously, Hlavacek was the head of global automated monetization. In that role, he oversaw all programmatic monetization efforts globally as well as the data partnerships team, which drives off-property data and inventory partnerships with platforms and other publishers. Hlavacek was promoted from vice president of programmatic, where he was responsible for all domestic programmatic sales efforts, platform relationships and programmatic operations. Under his leadership, the programmatic business grew 500% over a 3 year period to become one of the largest and most sophisticated sell side programmatic businesses in the industry. In 2017, AdExchanger ranked The Weather Company’s programmatic business as #2 in the industry among all publishers in media and broadcasting. Hlavacek joined Weather in early 2013 as vice president of operations and strategic partnerships for the company’s WEATHERfx division, where he oversaw technology partnerships and business operations to support the WEATHERfx business.

Prior to Weather, Hlavacek was vice president of strategy and business operations at Varick Media Management, where he helped to build one of the first programmatic trading desks on the agency side. He was responsible for strategic platform partnerships in the ad tech/real-time bidding ecosystem, as well as the business and financial operations of the company.

Hlavacek’s previous experience includes building out digital marketing and gaming experiences at LEGO Toys, directing advertising strategy and business development at Dotmenu (an online food ordering startup acquired by GrubHub and now part of Seamless), and building out digital experiences for entertainment programming at CBS Television. On the agency side, Jeremy has held senior strategic roles at Ogilvy and Cadient Group, where he advised clients in healthcare, financial services and technology.

Hlavacek holds a master’s degree in business administration from Cornell University, a master’s degree in media and communication from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary.

Ryan McConville

Kargo

Ryan McConville
Ryan McConville
President & Chief Operating Officer
Kargo

As current President and COO of Kargo, Ryan is a results-driven, senior business executive with 15+ years of experience in media and advertising. He currently oversees the day-to-day operations of Kargo and is leading the next stage of the company’s growth.
Prior to Kargo, Ryan held key management positions in sales, marketing and business development for some of the best known and fastest growing media and ad technology companies in the world, including Rolling Stone and In Touch Weekly, as well as start-ups VoodooVox and Vdopia.
For the last 7 years, Ryan has worked exclusively in the mobile marketing industry, leading change and stewarding strategy and sales growth in this exciting and fast-growing space. Ryan graduated from Cornell University before receiving his MBA in management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

10:00 am - 10:15 am
Welcome Back

Randall Rothenberg

IAB

Randall Rothenberg
Randall Rothenberg
Chief Executive Officer
IAB

Randall has been the CEO of the Interactive Advertising Bureau since 2007. Previously, he was the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Director of Intellectual Capital at Booz Allen Hamilton, the international strategy and consulting firm where he also directed the award-winning business journal strategy+business and other electronic and print publications. Earlier, Randall spent six years at The New York Times, where he was the technology and politics editor of the Sunday magazine, daily advertising columnist, and a media and marketing reporter. He is author of Where the Suckers Moon: An Advertising Story. He received a B.A. in Classics from Princeton University and resides in New York City.

10:25 am - 10:50 am
Changing the Channel: Democratizing TV Advertising for Emerging Brands
Laura Correnti and Linda Yaccarino discuss how premium advertising is now open to a new generation of disruptive brands.

Laura Correnti

& Co-Host, ADLANDIA Podcast

Laura Correnti
Laura Correnti
Partner, Giant Spoon
& Co-Host, ADLANDIA Podcast

Linda Yaccarino

NBCUniversal

Linda Yaccarino
Linda Yaccarino
Chairman, Advertising Sales & Partnerships
NBCUniversal

Linda Yaccarino is Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships, NBCUniversal. In this role, Yaccarino oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for the company’s entire television portfolio including two broadcast, 17 cable and more than 50 digital properties. She reports to Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal.

Yaccarino joined NBCUniversal in 2011 as President, Cable Entertainment and Digital Advertising Sales for NBCUniversal. In that capacity she was responsible for all cable entertainment and digital advertising sales for the company, including USA, Syfy, Bravo, E! Entertainment, Oxygen, Sprout, Chiller, Cloo, and their respective digital platforms, as well as Fandango.

Prior to joining NBCUniversal, Yaccarino served as Executive Vice President and COO of Turner Entertainment Advertising Sales and Marketing and Acquisitions.  There, she was responsible for all advertising sales, sales marketing and program acquisitions for the company’s television networks TNT, TBS and truTV, as well as overseeing acquisitions for sister networks TCM, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. During her tenure, Yaccarino continually grew Turner Entertainment’s business year-over-year and was a principal architect of the company’s “broadcast replacement” initiative, which elevated Turner Entertainment Networks to a premium position within the marketplace.  She was also instrumental in developing and enhancing “inContext,” the industry’s first-ever contextual platform that helps feature the right ad, in the right place, at the right time.

Among her many industry honors, Yaccarino was recognized in 2013 to The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100, by Adweek in 2011 as one of the “Ten Most Powerful Women in TV” and by Business Week as a “CEO of Tomorrow.”  Her community and professional affiliations include active involvement with WICT (Women in Cable & Telecommunications) and Penn State University, where she is on the Board at the School of Communications.  She resides in Sea Cliff, NY.

10:55 am - 11:20 am
Building Insurgent Brands with Amazon
Seth Dallaire explains how Amazon is working with new brands to help actively grow their businesses, from driving customer discovery and building awareness to driving product sales.

Seth Dallaire

Amazon Advertising

Seth Dallaire
Seth Dallaire
VP of Global Advertising Sales & Marketing
Amazon Advertising

Seth Dallaire is Vice President of Global Advertising Sales and Marketing for Amazon Advertising. He is responsible for growing the advertising business across Amazon.com, its owned and operated properties and devices, and programmatically via Amazon DSP, worldwide.

Dallaire joined Amazon in February of 2012 from Yahoo! where he was the Vice President of Global Accounts and Agencies. At Yahoo! his responsibilities included management of the company’s Mid-Market and Inside Sales teams. Prior to Yahoo! he led Microsoft’s Central US media sales teams and its National Retail Sales organization.

This is his second tenure at Amazon. His previous role at the Company was in the Business Development group. Dallaire is a board member of the Ad Council and the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).

11:25 am - 11:50 am
Evolving Media Brands in the Age of Digital Disruption
The media landscape has seen more disruption over the last decade than in its entire lifespan. In this age of evolution, it’s critically important that brands and traditional media companies really embrace digital platforms as a cornerstone of the content universe. Join for a conversation on how Viacom is embracing today’s disruption and building upon its most iconic brands for tomorrow’s consumption.

Kelly Day

Viacom Digital Studios

Kelly Day
Kelly Day
President
Viacom Digital Studios

Kelly Day is President of Viacom Digital Studios, overseeing Viacom’s digital content strategy and initiative to create and expand original programming and branded content across the leading and emerging social platforms for Viacom’s portfolio of global entertainment brands.

Prior to joining Viacom in 2017, Day served as Chief Business Officer and Chief Digital Officer of media and entertainment company Awesomeness, where she was responsible for international expansion, global distribution strategies and revenue across television, mobile and OTT providers, also driving product and technology investments across the company to deliver growth.

Day previously served as CEO of Blip Networks, leading the company’s evolution from an online video platform for independent producers to a multi-platform media company. In 2013, she sold Blip to Maker Studios, one of the top YouTube Multichannel Networks. She led the Digital Media and Commerce businesses for Discovery Communications, including the company’s sixteen U.S. websites, e-commerce operations, licensing and home entertainment divisions. Prior, Day spearheaded and ran e-commerce at The Knot and held various key e-commerce positions at AOL.

Based in New York, Day is married and has two daughters that keep her in touch with the new generation of digital natives.

11:55 am - 12:20 pm
A View from the Top of the (R)evolution

Pete Kim

MightyHive

Pete Kim
Pete Kim
CEO
MightyHive

A highly influential figure in advertising technology, Pete has a decade of industry leadership experience, including his tenure at two of the world’s most renowned ad tech companies, Google and Yahoo!

As CEO and co-founder of MightyHive, Pete Kim continues to work with some of the world’s largest advertisers across every industry vertical to improve digital marketing strategies and help them harness the power of programmatic.

Previously, Pete was Head of Business Development for Google’s Media Platforms, including DoubleClick for Advertisers (DFA), DoubleClick Rich Media (DRM), Teracent, DoubleClick Ad Exchange (AdX), and Invite Media.

Prior to that role, he served as Director, Product Manager and GM of Dynamic Advertising at Yahoo! where he pioneered the use of dynamic creative for marketers.

Pete earned his undergraduate degree in Biomechanical Engineering at the UC Berkeley and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the boards of S4 Capital and the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Sir Martin Sorrell

S4Capital

Sir Martin Sorrell
Sir Martin Sorrell
Executive Chairman
S4Capital

Sir Martin Sorrell is Executive Chairman of S4Capital, which is building a new age, new era, digital advertising and marketing services platform for clients. 

 Sir Martin was CEO of WPP for 33 years, building it from a £1 million “shell” company in 1985 into the world’s largest advertising and marketing services company, with a market capitalisation of over £16 billion, revenues of over £15 billion, profits of approximately £2 billion and over 200,000 people in 113 countries.  Prior to that, Sir Martin was Group Financial Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Company plc for 9 years and worked for James Gulliver, Mark McCormack and Glendinning Associates before that. S4Capital PLC recently merged with MediaMonks and MightyHive, and is listed at the London Stock Exchange under SFOR.

Sir Martin supports a number of leading business schools and universities, including his alma mater, Harvard Business School and Cambridge University and a number of charities, including his family foundation.  He is married to Lady Cristiana Falcone-Sorrell and has four children and seven grandchildren.

 

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Departure Lounge
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Kathy Aaronson
Chief Executive
Sales Athlete, Inc.
Carolina Abenante
Founder, CSO, Vice Chairperson, and General Counsel
NYIAX
Michelle Abraham
Sr. Research Analyst, Media & Communications (Kagan)
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Silvia Abreu
Head of Product
Beachfront Media
Matt Ackley
Director Publisher Partnerships
Criteo
Robert Acquaotta
Vp Digital
Active International
Brian Adams
VP Engineering
Spotify
Barry Adams
General Manager, BidSwitch
BidSwitch
Raman Ahuja
Co-Founder & CTO
ZypMedia
Masahiro Ajisawa
Chair of International Relations Committee
Twitter Japan
Norihide Akiba
Executive Expert
IAB Japan(JIAA)
Patrick Albano
 
Side Street Ventures
Samantha Aller
Event Operations
Xandr
Tal Almany
Senior director, advanced integrations
SpotX
Chase Altenbern
Sales Director
Zeta Global
Todd Anderman
Chief Revenue Officer
Group Nine Media
Michelle Andrea
Head Of Industry, Media Platforms
Google
Fabrizio Angelini
Board Member
IAB Italy
Matthew Archambault
Head Of Partnerships & Business Development – Esports
Riot Games
Matthew Arevalo
Co-Founder/Chief Innovation Officer
Loot Crate
Craig Aron
SVP, Growth and Strategic Business Development
Bidtellect
Vaibhav Arya
CEO
Media.net
Taylor Ash
Vice President of Publisher Partnerships
LKQD
Andy Atherton
SVP, Data & Yield
Healthline Media
Asha Atkins
Manager, Marketing & Communications
NCC Media
Sara Atsalakis
VP & Dir-Global Tech & Activation Grp
Publicis Media
Samantha Babcock
Media Buyer & Special Projects Coordinator
Harrison Media
Karen Babcock
Sr. Director, Yield Optimizaiton
Comcast Advertising
Neetika Bachlaus
New Business Development – Ad Platforms
Google
Whitney Bagliebter
TBD
Xandr
Lauri Baker
SVP, TV Everywhere
Discovery
Janet Balis
Global Advisory Leader for Media & Entertainment 
EY
Anaiis Ballesteros
 
The Colibri Collective
Aash Bansal
Senior Director, Global Solutions Consulting
Lotame
Matt Barash
Head of Strategy & Business Development
AdColony
Tusar Barik
Marketing Lead, Agency and Channel Partnership
LinkedIn
Gregory Barlow
CEO
Constructive Media
Aimen Barma
CMO
Nima Labs
Kristin Barnett
Communications Lead
Intel Sports
Benjamin Barokas
CEO / Co-Founder
Sourcepoint
Joe Barone
Managing Partner, Brand Safety Americas
GroupM
Jon Barracca
Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships
Media.net
Michael Barrett
CEO
Rubicon Project
Christian Bartens
Marketing Measurement Leader
Equifax
Rebecca Barton
Vp of Marketing
Paravel
Ashaya Basnyat
Founder
Tamasha-Knit
Andy Batkin
Chief Executive Officer
Duration Media
Jp Beauchamp
SVP
IRI
Jon Beck
EVP, Sales
LiveIntent
Varoujan Bedirian
SVP Product
Viant
Michael Beebe
CEO
Dstillery
Carol Begley
Asst. Vice President, Media
Toll Brothers
Jessica Beldon
Director
M&C Saatchi Performance
Karen Belt
Sr Director
TIAA
Danielle Ben Yakar
Account Executive
Google
Brad Bender
Vp, Product Management
Google
Scott Bender
Global Head of Publisher Strategy & N.A. Business Development
Prohaska Consulting
Michael Benedek
CEO
Datonics LLC
Alison Bensch
VP of Membership
Mobile Marketing Association
Jackie Berg
Senior Vice President, Publisher Development
OpenX
Seth Berk
VP, Brands & Agencies
Amino Payments
Matthew Berk
CEO
Bean Box, Inc.
Brian Berner
Head of US Advertising
Spotify
Ron Bernstein
SVP Sales & Operations
Synacor
Eric Berry
CEO
TripleLift
Brian Bertrand
Digital Sales Manager
Sparklight / CableONE
Krishan Bhatia
EVP, Business Operations & Strategy
NBCUniversal
Amit Bhawnani
VP, Engineering
Media.net
Jason Bier
EVP, Chief Data & Privacy Officer
Engine Group
Per Bjorke
Senior Product Manager
Google
Andrew Blustein
Editorial Intern
The Drum
Agatha Bochenek
Head of Global Advertising Sales
Unity Technologies
Catherine Boera
SVP – Director Communications Planning
Active International
Phil Bohn
SVP, Sales and Revenue
Mediavine
Fernando Borghese
COO
Digital Media Solutions
Alysia Borsa
Chief Marketing & Data Officer
Meredith
Daniel Brackett
CTO
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Mary Bradburne
Director, Executive Communications
Microsoft Advertising
Dascha Bright
SVP, Account Management
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Olga Brito
Executive Diretcor
IAB Columbia
Marc Brodherson
Partner
McKinsey & Company
Scott Brown
SVP Engineering & Strategic Relations
Nielsen
Jason Brown
Vice President, National Sales
Xandr
Kathy Bryan
SVP Corporate Marketing & Communications
Digital Media Solutions
Sebastian Bryers
CTO & Head of Growth
Ora Organic
Jeff Buchan
Head Of Global Industry Relations
Google
Laura Buchman
VP, Publisher Partnerships
Telaria
Sean Buckley
CRO
SpotX
Bruce Budkofsky
VP, Partnerships – VuePlanner
Giant Media
Jenny Burke
SVP, Digital Strategy & Planning
NBCUniversal
Doug Burke
Corporate Development
FatTail, Inc.
Jeff Burkett
Vice President, Advertising Innovation
USA TODAY NETWORK
Todd Butler
VP, GM, GPS Sell Side
Mediaocean
Tim Cadogan
CEO
OpenX
Matthew Caldecutt
Senior Vice President
Blast PR
Michele Calhoun
SVP Revenue
Leaf Group
Alex Calic
Chief Business & Technology Development Officer
The Media Trust
Ric Calvillo
CEO
Nanigans
Denise Cannas
Associate
Xandr
Corean Canty
COO
Ms.
Gaby Cardenas
CEO
The Colibri Collective
Sandra Cardenas
VP, Account Services
The Colibri Collective
Sonia Carreno
President
IAB Canada
Heather Carver
SVP, Account Management
Rubicon Project
Joe Casale
Chairman
Index Exchange
Andrew Casale
President & CEO
Index Exchange
Chris Casscells
VP Programmatic and Business Development
Fox News Channel
John Cate
Mediasmith San Francisco
Mediasmith
Paul Chachko
CEO
Throtle
Lawrence Chan
SVP, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
Cuebiq
Karen Chan
Director, Emerging Channels
MediaMath
Calvin Chan
Mr.
AdMaster
Ryan Chandler
Account Director, EU
BidSwitch
Aleta Chase
Marketing Director
Kellogg
Amit Chaturvedi
EVP, Revenue Operations & Product Management
Turner
Benjamin Cheetham
Director, Publisher Development
Nativo
Peter Chelala
Vp Mobile Ad Sales
Viacom
Jenn Chen
Chief Revenue Officer
Connatix Native Exchange
Selena Chen
Manager, Design
Xandr
Peter Cheng
Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships
ZergNet
Jeff Chi
CEO
Krush Media
George Chiao
 
SHEIN
Craig Chinn
VP, Chief Customer Success Officer
PubMatic
IkJae Chung
Growth Manager
Poshmark
Daniel Church
Director of Programmatic
Beachfront Media
Kathryn Cichowski
Vice President
Harrison Media
Chris Cifarelli
VP – Digital Ad Sales
AMC Networks
Julie Clark
Global Head of Automation Sales
Spotify
Jane Clarke
CEO, Managing Director
Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM)
Aline Clavellina
MANAGING VP
BE-LIV NUVENNE
Will Clayton
SVP Digital Products
Wiland
Dennis Clerke
CEO
Ad-Juster, Inc
Alex Clift
National VP, Sales
CBS Corporation
Travis Clinger
VP Strategic Partnerships
LiveRamp
John Cobb
CEO Giant Media/VuePlanner
Giant Media
Josh Cobb
President
Media.net
Courtney Cochrane
SVP, Global Digital Sales
CBS Interactive
Randy Cohen
CEO
Advertiser Perceptions
Jeff Cole
Director
Center for the Digital Future
Denise Colella
SVP Advanced Advertising & Data Strategy
NBCUniversal
Tiffany Coletti Kaiser
EVP, Marketing
Digital Remedy
Matt Collins
SVP, Marketing
Simulmedia
Dennis Colon
VP Ad Operations & Strategy
CBS Interactive
Brian Condon
EVP Commercial Development
Alliance for Audited Media (AAM)
David Connell
Vice President
Experian
Kevin Connelly
Director, Programmatic
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Mark Connon
COO
TAPAD
Dan Contento
SVP, Growth Partnerships
Yieldmo
Christine Cook
CRO, CNN Digital
Turner
Kerel Cooper
SVP, Global Marketing
LiveIntent
Laura Correnti
Partner
Giant Spoon
Nicole Cosby
SVP, Standards & Partnerships
Publicis Media
Jf Cote
CEO
district m
Kc Craichy
Founder & CEO
Living Fuel, Inc.
Kevin Crummy
Sales Director
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Baldwin Cunningham
VP, Digital Brand Strategy
Turner
James Curran
Co-Founder & CPO
STAQ
Mike Dadlani
VP, Media and Data Partnerships
Ibotta
Karan Dalal
SVP, BD and Operations
Media.net
Seth Dallaire
VP, Global Advertising Sales and Marketing
Amazon Advertising
Eric Danetz
Global CRO
AccuWeather
Samantha Dascher
Associate Vice President, Publisher Strategy
Jun Group
Jessica Daughetee
Vice President, Marketing
Avnet, Inc.
Kelly Day
President
Viacom Digital Studios
Jonathan DeGennaro
VP Partnerships
Drawbridge
Thomas Dekle
VP, Digital Sales – Sales Acceleration
IBM
Jesse Demmel
CTO
Sovrn
Chris Denny
Founder
The Engine is Red
Denise Denson
Head of Content Partnerships
Invisibly
Cordie DePascale
SVP, Connect Partner Management
Mediaocean
Jeff Deren
Vice President of Business Development
POWR
Joe DeTuno
Chief Product Officer
Prodege VN
Neil Dhanowa
Sr. Platform Account Executive
Verizon Media Group
Cassidy Diamond
VP, brand partnerships
SpotX
Melanie DiMemmo
Senior Vice President
Viacom
Will Doherty
Senior Vice President, Global Marketplace Development
Index Exchange
John Dokes
Chief Marketing Officer
AccuWeather, Inc.
Paul Dolan
CEO
Varick Media Management
Mark Donohue
Head of Industry – Agency Development
eBay Advertising
Barry Dougan
VP, Global Display Advertising
Microsoft Corporation
Sean Downey
Vp, Media Platforms
Google
Kyle Dozeman
VP Advertiser Solutions
Pubmatic
Kelley Drake
Director of Marketing, NA
Xaxis
Tom Drouillard
CEO, President & Managing Director
Alliance for Audited Media (AAM)
Luke Droulez
CMO
Parachute
Adrian D’Souza
Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy And Operations
Intersection
David Dubrino
Senior Marketing Manager
Cratejoy
Fran Dunaway
CEO
Tomboyx
Cary Dunst
General Manager – North America
Adslot
Beth-Ann Eason
President
Innovid
Kumi Ebihara
Director, Media Advisory Services
Verizon Media Group
Matt Edmonds
EVP
Tire Rack
Phyllis Ehrlich
GVP, Spectrum Reach Preferred
Spectrum Reach
Joseph Eibert
VP, Digital Marketing
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Andy Ellenthal
CEO
STAQ
Michael Engert
Head of DTC
Supergoop!
Bradley Epperson
Senior Vice President
NBCUniversal
Richard Erwin
Chief Executive Officer
ALC
Jason Fairchild
Co-Founder
OpenX
Tom Falcone
VP, Digital Media Relations
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Jennifer Farrell
Director, Digital
Madison Square Garden Company
Jason Feffer
VP Revenue Operations
ProdegeVN
Chris Feo
SVP, GLOBAL DATA & PARTNERSHIPS
TAPAD
Corey Ferengul
CEO
Magnetic
Rita Ferro
President, Advertising Sales
Disney Advertising Sales
Joel Fineman
Director, Publisher Development
Premion
Theresa Fischer
Regional Marketing Director
Watermark Retirement Communities
Glenn Fishback
CRO
Smaato Inc
Mike Fisher
VP/Head of Advanced TV & Video
MediaMath
Jean Fitzpatrick
Director Marketplace Innovation
Magna Global
Mark Flaharty
COO
SundaySky
Michael Fleischman
CFO
Digital Remedy
Doug Fleming
Head Of AdvancedTV
Hulu
Kevin Flood
Mr
PowerLinks
Steve Florio
VP of Business Development
Beachfront Media
Tom Fochetta
Vice President, Advertising Sales
Samsung Electronics America
Amanda Forgione
Sr. Director, Marketing
The 614 Group
Catherine Fortner
Sr Dir, Publisher Sales
Verizon Media Group
Sara Francis
CEO
Joystick
Carl Fremont
President, Wavemaker Wunderman Alliance
Wavemaker
Phil Fresen
CEO
Garros Group LLC
Leigh Freund
President & CEO
Network Advertising Initiative
Anne Frisbie
SVP Global Programmatic & Brand
InMobi
Ryan Fritzky
Co-Founder and Chief Marketer
Bean Box
Justin Fromm
Vp Business Intelligence
Advertiser Perceptions
Beth Frutkin
Manager Of Supply Chain Activities
Ad-iD
Steven Fullbright
COO
Music Audience Exchange
Natalie Gabathuler-Scully
SVP Revenue Operations
Vevo
Toby Gabriner
CEO
AdRoll
Kavitha Gadde
Manager, Strategic Publisher Management
MoPub (Twitter)
Mike Gaffney
Chief Revenue Officer
MFour
Donald Gallant
SVP, Data Science & Analytics
Marketsmith
Gregg Galletta
President
IDify
Fernando Galvez
Partner
Benamor
Alisa Gammon
Social Advertising Director
Purple, Inc.
Anda Gansca
CEO and Co-Founder
Knotch
Sloan Gaon
CEO
PulsePoint
Alex Gardner
Chief Revenue Officer
Index Exchange
Gina Garrubbo
CEO & President
National Public Media
Ryan Garvey
Sr Dir, Mid Market
Verizon Media Group
Oscar Garza
EVP, Media Activation
Essence
Rik Gates
VP, Digital Revenue Officer
Nasdaq
Lori Gatto
VP of Marketing
Tomboyx
Derek Gatts
Global Head of Ad Innovation & Operations
Bloomberg
christine georgakakis
Vice President, Direct Brand Marketing
Reelz
David George
Chief Executive Officer
Pixability
Evan Giamanco
SVP, Sales Ops & Strategy
Turner
Matt Giannetti
Account Director – Demand
LKQD
Carlos Gil
 
Unilever
Matt Gilbert
CEO
Pepperjam
Renato Girard
Operations Director
IAB Brasil
Lori Givens
Sr. Director, Sales Promotions & Corporate Communications
NCC Media
Mike Glantz
VP, Business Development
Simulmedia
Richy Glassberg
Co-Founder / CEO
SafeGuard GDPR
Raef Godwin
VP Revenue Operatons
PGA TOUR
Amar Goel
Chief Growth Officer, Founder & Chairman
PubMatic
Rajeev Goel
Co-Founder and CEO
PubMatic
Aimee Goeman
Vice President, Business Development
Collective Bias, an Inmar Company
Sam Goldberg
President & Co-Founder
Lucidity
Meredith Goldman
SVP Global Supply
Criteo
Amanda Gomez
Vice President, Revenue Operations
New York Post
Keith Gooberman
CEO & Founder
Programmatic Mechanics
Jonah Goodhart
SVP
Oracle Data Cloud
Alistair Goodman
CEO
Emodo
Larisa Gordeeva
CEO
Gresso LLC
Ryan Gould
Turner Broadcasting System
Turner Broadcasting
Dina Gowar
Chief of Staff and Operations
Dell
Jessie Graber
Senior Marketing Manager, Media
Taco Bell
Jeannie Green
SVP, Data Solutions
Epsilon
Alec Greenberg
VP, Partnerships
Amino Payments
Dan Greenberg
Co-Founder & CEO
Sharethrough
Matthew Greitzer
Co-CEO
www.accordantmedia.com
Mark Grether
CEO
Sizmek
Mike Grillo
President & Co-Founder
Gravity Products
Caleb Grindle
Director, Brand & Advertising
Pegasystems
Holly Grochmal
Division General Counsel- Sales & Commercial Transactions
Pandora
Bruce Gruen
Founder & CEO
Gruen Agency
Sal Guariano
Senior Vice President
Experian
Christopher Guenther
SVP, Global Head of Programmatic
News Corporation
Steve Guenther
VP, Digital Auditing Services
Alliance for Audited Media (AAM)
Divya Gugnani
Co-Founder/CEO
Wander Beauty
Pranay Gupta
VP, Technical Solutions
Media.net
Stephanie Gutnik
VP, Business Development
Broadsign
Laura Haas
Director, Marketing
SmartyPants Vitamins
Jack Haber
President
JJH
Eric Hadley
Senior Vice President – Marketing
iHeartMedia
Kristina Hahn
Director Americas Partnerships Solutions and Innovation
Google
Alaina Hall
Senior Account Manager
JW Player
Greg Hampton
Vice President, Business Development
Inscape
Thomas Hancock
Account Director
SmartBrief
Kristan Hannigan
Associate Manager, Media
Taco Bell
Matt Harada
GM, Data
Sovrn
Amy Harding
Head of Analytics and Revenue Optimization
Google
Eric Harris
President & COO
Cheddar
Shawna Harris
VP, Measurement
IBM
Paul Harrison
CTO & Co-Founder
Simpli.fi
Christie Hartbarger
VP Executive Search
Strategy Source
Mike Harty
COO
PowerLinks
Todd R Haskell
Svp-Chief Revenue Officer
Hearst Magazines Digital Media
John Haskin
VP, Marketing
WebMD
Tamer Hassan
CTO
WhiteOps
Tiyale Hayes
Senior VIce President, Consumer Insights
BET
Conor Healy
IAB Learning
Interactive Advertising Bureau
Duncan Hearn
Senior Marketing Manager
Musicnotes
Kate Herbert
VP, Global Partnerships
Criteo
Beatriz Hernandez
Vice President
IAB Perú
José Hernández García
President
IAB Perú
Matthew Herzog
SVP Global Supply
AdRoll
Gabrielle Heyman
Head of Global Sales
Zynga
Jeff Hinz
Chief Growth Officer
RawVoice
Jeffrey Hirsch
CMO & Head of Publisher Development, US
PubMatic
Jeremy Hlavacek
Head of Revenue – Watson Advertising
IBM Watson Advertising
Sarah Hofstetter
President
comScore
Ashley Holinger
Director, Brand & Programmatic Partnerships
Zynga
Leslie Hollander
Global Head Of Ad Products & Podcast Sales
Spotify
Peter Hopkins
senior director, business development
Spectrum Reach/ Charter
Steve Horowitz
President
Ziff Davis
Jesse Horwitz
Co-Founder & Co-Ceo
Hubble
Aleen Hosdaghian
Sr. Director Marketing
Sun Pharma
Kimberly Howard
Vp Digital
The Thomas Collective
Travis Howe
SVP
Disney Advertising Sales
Twyla Huang-Disimone
VP, Content Partnerships, News
TURNER – CNN, HLN, GREAT BIG STORY
Laura Hudson
Vice President of Americas
M&C Saatchi Performance
Doug Huntington
President
FatTail
Michelle Huynh
Director of Growth
Poshmark
Derek Hyde
Sales Manager
Google
Pamela Ibarra
Vice President, Platform Development
Index Exchange
John Ilacqua
Global SVP, Publisher Strategy
EMX Digital
Stuart Ingis
Partner
Venable LLP
Sarah Innocenzi
GM Publisher Services
Sovrn
Lauren Irvin
Senior Director, Platform Development
Index Exchange
Ashley Jackson
Media Buyer
Harrison Media
Julie Jacobs
EVP & General Counsel
Oath
Charmagne Jacobs
VP of Global Marketing and Partnerships
Adslot
Jaan Janes
Regional VP, East
PubMatic
Chris Jansen
Head of U.S. News & Publishing
Google
Alexandria Jarrell
Co-founder and CXO
NomNomNow
Tricia Jenkins
Associate Director, Media Operations & Innovation
Procter & Gamble
Paul Jensen
Microsoft
Microsoft Advertising
Lynne Johnson
Senior Editor
AdMonsters
Jamaal Jones
Compliance Director
MMI Agency
Brady Jones
SVP, Business Development
Media.net
Chris Jordan
Sales Director
Zeta Global
Ricky Joshi
Chief Strategy Officer
Saatva
Jesse Judelman
SVP National Sales
Vevo
Luke Judge
 
NMPi
Elaine Jun
VP, Brand Marketing
Minted
Rich Kahn
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
Anura.io
Andrey Kalashnikov
President
GRESSO LLC
Jason Kalin
SVP
Nativo
Achir Kalra
Forbes
Forbes Media
Brian Kane
COO / Co-Founder
Sourcepoint
Jon Kaplan
CRO
Pinterest
Marla Kaplowitz
President & CEO
4A’s
Pooja Kapoor
Head of Global Strategic Alliances & Corporate Strategy
Google
Sundeep Kapur
Attorney
Lowenstein Sandler
David Kashak
Chief Executive Officer
Connatix Native Exchange
Koji Katayama
Executive Expert
IAB Japan
Steve Katelman
EVP, Global Digital Partnerships
Omnicom
John Katsos
Vice President, Enterprise Strategy – NA
Lotame
Terence Kawaja
Ceo
LUMA Partners
Zoe Kazmierski
Director, Digital Marketing
Pegasystems
William Keefe
President
Julianna Rae
Jim Keller
VP, National Sales
Hulu
Kamie Kennedy
Chief Revenue Officer
Pact
Michael Kennedy
Vice President, Strategic Operations
Invisibly
Ryan Kenney
VP, Platform Services
SpotX
Brian Kenny
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Harvard Business School
Roshan Khan
Senior Product Manager
Google, Display & Video 360
Pete Kim
CEO
MightyHive
Sam Kim
CEO
Lucidity
Ray Kingman
CEO
Semcasting, Inc.
Martin Klara
Account Executive
Google
Jennifer Klawin
SVP and Head of US Brand Strategy
BuzzFeed
Megan Kleban
VP, Head of Business Development
Pinterest
Mindel Klein
WW Director, Digital Marketing
Colgate Palmolive
Paulina Klimenko
SVP, Corporate Development & GM of Mobile
PubMatic
Christopher Klopp
Head of Global Media
SundaySky
Walter Knapp
CEO
Sovrn
Edward Koller
Managing Partner
Koller Search Partners
Harry Kong
Marketing
SHEIN
Erika Kontner
Client Success Manager
The Media Trust
Joshua Koran
Managing Director, Data
Sizmek
Elliott Kosmicki
Director of Operations
Musicnotes
Craig Kostelic
cond, Nast
Condé Nast
Alexander Kozak
VP, Monetization
Krush Media
Edward Kozek
SVP, Advertising Technology
NBCUniversal
Andy Krantz
Co-Founder, Co-CEO
Paravel
Jim Kratz
Sales Director
Zeta Global
Marc Kravets
General Manager
The Proactiv Company
James Kreckler
SVP Digital Partnerships
NBCUniversal
Meredith Kresman
Marketing Manager
Google
Tom Kuhn
Vice President Marketing
Tom Kuhn
Katie Kulik
EVP, Head of Global Digital Sales
CBS Interactive
Cynthia Kumar
Product Marketing
Xandr
Melissa Kuper
VP, Integrated Marketing
AccuWeather
Joe Kyriakoza
GVP, Brand Partnerships
Oracle Data Cloud
Mike Laband
SVP, platform
SpotX
Bryon LaBumbard
VP, Sales
Vox Media
Seth Ladetsky
Sr VP-Sls & Head-Digital Sls Strategy & Revenue-Turner Sports
Turner
Jed Lambert
EVP, Strategy & Business Development
Lucidity
Kevin Lappen
SVP, Ad Sales, Sports Sales Digital
NBC Sports Group
Kirill Lashchanko
President
IAB Belarus
Justine Lassoff
Cofounder / CEO
Love Goodly
Cindy Laughlin
Manager, Experiential Marketing
Xandr
Dallas Lawrence
SVP Head of Communications
OpenX
Darren Laybourn
Corporate Vice President Microsoft News
Microsoft Advertising
Seth Lazare
Market Development Director
BidSwitch
Matt Leardini
Vice President Search & Advertising Operations
Synacor
David LeDuc
VP, Public Policy
Network Advertising Initiative (NAI)
Chris Lee
Head of Strategic Partnerships
Commerce Signals
Meena Lee
Event Marketing Manager
Google
Jeff Lee
Associate Director, Customer Success
PubMatic
Susan Lee
SVP Business Development
Valassis
Jason Lee
Director, Product Management
Simulmedia
Rich LeFurgy
General Partner
Archer Advisors
Michael Lehman
VP, Supply
TripleLift
Joey Leichman
VP, Business Development
OpenX
Amy Leifer
VP, Xandr Media
Xandr
John Lemp
Managing Partner
Nextfund
Conner Lennox
Marketing Manager
FOR Apparel
Alex LePage
VP Product Marketing
Neustar
Nicole Lesko
Vice President, Ad Products, Platforms & Operations
Meredith Digital
Brian Lesser
CEO
Xandr
Matt Letner
Director, Strategic Partnerships
Media.net
Aaron Letscher
Turner
Turner Broadcasting System
Lindsay Leykin
Associate Manager, Industry Relations
Google
Helen Lin
Chief Digital Officer
Publicis Media
Lisa Lindberg
Vice President of Product
Expedia Group
Kirk Linden
SVP, Advanced Platforms Ad Sales & Operations
AMC Networks
Joey Liner
CRO
Digital Media Solutions
Ben Linero
CEO/CD
Benamor
David Lipp
CEO
1979
Maria Lipp
 
Spotlight Media Services
Boris Logvinskiy
Head of Product, MoPub
MoPub (Twitter)
Melinda Lombard
VP, Advanced Media
Viacom
Michael Lombardi
SVP, SDS Sales
ALC
Gian Lombardi
CRO
STAQ
Erika Longoria
Director, Platform Development
Index Exchange
Sandra Lopez
VP Intel
Intel
Greg Lopez
CFO
Futurism
Adam Lowy
CCO
Telaria
Jeff Lucas
Head of Americas Sales
Verizon Media Group
Pehr Luedtke
SVP Product and Marketing
Valassis Digital
Jonathan Lumerman
SVP, Digital
Active International
Will Luttrell
Founder & CEO
Amino Payments
Bruce Lux
Associate Director, Direct to Consumer
P&G
Ian Lynch
Director, Digital Client Services
ESPN
Heather Macaulay
Head of Brand Solutions
Publishers Clearing House
Chris Maccaro
CEO
Beachfront Media
Greg MacDonald
Vice President, Exchange Partnerships
Verizon Media Group
Nick MacShane
Senior Managing Director
Progress Partners
Christine Maddalena
Head of Analytics & Revenue Optimizations
Google
Jean-Philippe Maheu
VP, Twitter Clients Solutions, US
Twitter
Tim Mahlman
VP – Global Publisher Platforms
Verizon Media Group
Fran Mallace
Group Vice President, Media Sales
Cox Media
Preetham Mallikarjuna
Chief Product Officer
Simulmedia
Michael MaLoon
Vice President, Innovation & Communication
News Media Alliance
Brie Manakul
SVP of Revenue Operations
Nucleus Marketing
Dawn Mann
Vice President/Creative Director
Alpha Business Images LLC
Valentina Marastoni-Bieser
SVP Marketing
Cuebiq
Pat Marin
Co-founder
district m
Richard Marques
COO
Revcontent
Amanda Martin
Director, Enterprise Partnerships
Goodway Group
Sara Mascall
VP Technology, Media & Telco
The Wall Street Journal
Lou Mastria
Executive Director
Digital Advertising Alliance
Tricia Masturzo
Senior Data Sales Executive
Lotame
Ai Matsubara
Video Ads Specialist
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Sachiko Matsuta
International Committee
IAB Japan (JIAA)
Tobias Maurer
Product Manager
Google
Ryan Mayward
Global Head of Agency Development
Amazon
Mainak Mazumdar
Data Science, Chief Research Officer
Nielsen
Jodie McAfee
Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Inscape Data
Patrick McCarthy
SVP, Marketplace Development
Xandr
Ryan McConville
Chief Operations Officer & President
Kargo
Patrick McCormack
VP, Publisher Sales
Verizon Media Group
Kirk McDonald
CMO
Xandr
Suzanne McDonnell
CRO
Partnerships and Ventures
Joe McDonough
Head of Publisher Relations
The Media Trust
Bill McGarry
SVP, Advertising Sales & Strategic Partnerships
AccuWeather
Lana McGilvray
Principal
Blast Public Relations
Erin McLaughlin
Director
NCC Media
Melinda McLaughlin
CMO
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Dan McLear
Senior Manager, Digital Media
Universal Parks & Resorts
Scott McLeod
Co-Founder
DreamCloud
Emma Mcloughlin
-
Pinterest
Noel Mcmichael
Vice President
LiveRamp
Danielle McMurray
Development Director, AARP Media Sales
AARP Media
Rachel McNeill-Thompson
AVP Marketing & Communications
Sun Life Financial
James McWilliams
Head of Partner Development
Oracle Data Cloud
Namit Merchant
Chief Operating Officer
Media.net
Scott Messer
VP & GM, Media
Leaf Group
Eran Metzer
Exec Director, Data and Mar-Tech
Hearts & Science
Alisa Metzger
VP, Marketing – TULA Skincare
TULA Skincare
Jon Mew
CEO
IAB UK
Eli Meyers
Account Executive
Google
Sable Mi
SVP, Research and Insights
NinthDecimal
Pooja Midha
President
true[X]
Matt Miga
VP, Operations
BidSwitch GmbH
Christopher Miglino
CEO
SRAX
Beth Miles
Founder
Girls Up Front
Andrea Miller
CEO & Founder
YourTango
Elizabeth Miller
Director of Marketing
Belkin
Gerald Miller
Head of Revenue Intelligence
Google
Michael Miller
VP, Video Strategy
Comcast Cable
David Minkin
VP Strategic Planning & Delivery
Dow Jones & Company (Wall Street Journal)
Vivek Mishra
Vice President – Digital
BARC India
Brian Mitchell
CEO & Managing Partner
GM Ryan International
Andrew Moers
VP of Growth
Blue Apron
Bryan Moffett
COO
National Public Media
Tom Mohler
President
Sales Athlete, Inc.
Ana Moises
President
IAB BRAZIL
Dave Momsen
Regional Vice President, Client Development – West
Collective Bias, an Inmar Company
John Montgomery
EVP Global Brand Safety
GroupM
Robert Mooney
Director, Data Strategy & Platforms Consulting
Publicis Media
Scott Moore
Founder & CEO
Ad Lightning
James Moore
Chief Revenue Officer
Simpli.fi
David Moore
Chm
Xaxis
Chris Morgan
VP & GM, Enterprise Brand Partnerships
Oracle Data Cloud
Dave Morgan
CEO
Simulmedia
Molly Moriarty
EVP Marketing
Lucidity
Dave Morris
EVP, Advanced Advertising and Client Partnerships
CBS
Aimee Moyer
Product Marketing
Xandr
Casey Moynagh
Communications Manager
Viacom
Art Muldoon
Co-CEO Amnet Group
Dentsu Aegis
Andrew Muldowney
Fox Networks
FOX Networks Group
David Murnick
EVP, Digital Operations & Technology
Dentsu Aegis Network
Alexis Murphy
Administrative Business Partner
Google
Shelly Murphy
Vice President
IRI
Richard Murphy
Bpa Worldwide
BPA Worldwide
Daniel Murphy
Principal
Danalitix
Rebecca Myers
Founder
RawSpiceBar
Scott Nathanson
VP of Brand and Agency Partnerships
LKQD
Peter Naylor
SVP, Advertising Sales
Hulu
Geetha Neelakantiah
VP, Business Development
Semcasting, Inc.
Kristoffer Nelson
COO
SRAX
Scott Neville
Chief Strategy Officer
IPONWEB
Marla Newman
SVP, Digital Sales
Meredith Corporation
Cheryl Ng
VP, Programmatic
WebMD
Omar Nicola
CEO
Revcontent
Jeff Nienaber
Sr. Director
Microsoft Advertising
Gareth Noonan
General Manager Americas
Smaato, Inc.
Kim Norris
GVP, Digital and Advanced Advertising Sales
Spectrum Reach
Matthew Novick
COO
PlaceIQ
Jessica Nussbaum
Global Solutions Lead – DoubleClick
Google
Josiah Nuzum
Marketing Manager
Intel
Leo O’Connor
Senior Vice President
Viacom
Kevin O’Donnell
Director of Monetization
Microsoft
Jamie O’Donnell
Director, Membership & Operations
TAG
Olga O’Donnell
VP, Digital Operations & Technology Partnerships
Dentsu Aegis
Daniel Odorczyk
Data Science Business Lead
Nielsen
Darren Olive
VP, Ad Sales
Sony Pictures – Advanced TV
David Oliveira
Chief Operating Officer
TruSignal, Inc.
Chris Olson
CEO
The Media Trust
Boris Omelnitskiy
President
IAB Russia
Kaz Oplustil
VP, Publisher Development
Undertone
Beau Ordeman
Sr Dir, Platform Sales
Verizon Media Group
Gabriel Ortiz
President
Spotlight Media Services
Dave Osborn
SVP, Global Accounts
Xandr
Jb Osborne
Co-founder & CEO
Red Antler
Christopher Owen
Vice President, Digital Platform Sales
Viacom
Nicolle Pangis
CEO
NCC Media
Jairam Panickssery
Vice President, Solutions Consulting
Index Exchange
Ari Paparo
CEO
Beeswax
Sorah Park
Director, Social Engagement
Revlon
Lou Paskalis
Senior Vice President & Global Media Executive
Bank of America
Stan Pavlovsky
EVP and President Meredith Digital
Meredith
Mark Pearlstein
Chief Revenue Officer
DoubleVerify
Alan Pearlstein
Cross Pixel Media, Inc.
Cross Pixel
Steve Peraino
Senior Vice President
WebMD
Tim Peterson
Senior Reporter
Digiday
Cailin Petracca
Senior Account Director
SmartBrief
Mike Petrella
VP, Publisher Sales
Verizon Media Group
Keith Petri
Chief Strategy Officer, US
Screen6
John Piccone
President & Chief Revenue Officer
Simulmedia
Carey Piraino
Senior Director, Exchange Partnerships
Oath
Chris Pirrone
General Manager
USATODAY.com
Marian Pittman
EVP, Digital
Cox Media Group
Job Plas
Director of Industry Relations
Eyeo.com
Matthew Pluim
National Field Marketing Manager
Beyond Meat
Carina Pologruto
Chief Innovation Officer
Marketsmith
Greg Pomaro
SVP Media Director
Mediasmith
Diego Ponce De Leon
Director, Strategic Partner Development
Index Exchange
Eleah Portillo
Digital Marketing Director, D2C
SmartyPants Vitamins
Shailesh Prakash
Chief Information Officer and VP of Digital Product Development
The Washington Post
Marcus Pratt
VP Insights & Tech
Mediasmith
Geoffrey Precourt
U.S. Editor
Warc
Leslie Prentice
VP, Digital Partnerships
NBCUniversal
Marisa Preston
Sr. Director, Programmatic Operations
Turner Broadcasting
Samantha Price
the Weather Company, An Ibm Business
IBM Watson Advertising
Frost Prioleau
CEO
Simpli.fi
Matt Prohaska
CEO & Principal
Prohaska Consulting
Michael Provus
CRO
Music Audience Exchange – MAX
Nicole Pruess
VP Supply Quality & Brand Safety
Criteo
Joe Prusz
Chief Revenue Officer
Rubicon Project
Fern Pucheu
AVP, Marketing Solutions
Xandr
Heather Purvis
VP Finance
Cox Media
Joseph Pych
CEO
Bionic Advertising Systems
Brian Quinn
President
OpenSlate
Rosa Quinones
 
Benamor
Mykolas Rambus
General Manager, Data-Driven Marketing
Equifax
Michael Rasmussen
VP, Global Head of Marketing
IPONWEB
Akshay Rathod
Founder
Usonia
Dan Realson
VP Digital Ad Sales
FOX News Channel
Marcella Regniault
VP, Global Digital Ad Operations
ESPN
Andy Reichgut
 
New Classic Cooking LLC
Michael Reidy
Senior Vice President, Digital Ad Sales
NBCUniversal
Rob Rex
VP – Digital & Brand Marketing
Laureate International Universities
Gabriel Richaud
General Manager
IAB Mexico
Brian Rikfin
SVP, Strategic Partnerships
JW Player
Mark Risis
Watson Advertising- An Ibm Business
IBM Watson Advertising
José Rivera
Chief Counsel, Sales and Commercial Transactions
Pandora
Beth Rockwood
SVP Portfolio Research
Turner Broadcasting System
John Rogers
VP, Platform Partnerships
Amobee
Seth Rogin
CEO
Nucleus
Glenn Roginski
Director, Media Lab – Programmatic Lead
Pfizer, Inc.
Kelsey Rohwer
Communications Director
Red Antler
Ryan Rolf
Vice President, Data Solutions
Lotame
Hayley Romer
Chief Revenue Officer & Publisher
The Atlantic
Adam Roodman
VP, Publisher Sales
Verizon Media Group
Chris Rooke
SVP of Strategy and Operations
Nativo
Michael Rose
Connections & Media Director
The Woo Agency
Lauren Rose
Director, Publisher Development
LKQD
Zach Rosen
Vice President, Global Partner Development
Index Exchange
Dave Rosowsky
Director of Operations
Joystick
Elisaa Rossi
CEO
MILANER
John Rosso
President – Market Development
Triton Digital
Paul Rostkowski
Preaident
Programmatic Mechanics
Shirley Rozgonyi
Co-Founder
Field to Cup
Michael Rubenstein
President, AppNexus
Xandr
Tim Rumpler
Executive Vice President
VMLY&R
Andrew Rutledge
AVP
Xandr
Alejandro Sanchez
president
SPOTLIGHT MEDIA SERVICES
Steven Sanders
EVP, Group Account Director
Deutsch Inc.
Rene Santaella
SVP, Operations & Business Planning
Sony Pictures Television
Natalie Santos
Marketing Manager
SRAX
Aman Sareen
Co-Founder & CEO
ZypMedia
Leah Satlin
Attorney
Lowenstein Sandler
Matthew Savare
Partner
Lowenstein Sandler
Laura Scaglione
VP, Sales
Vox Media
Isaac Schechtman
Director of Sales Engineering
BidSwitch
Stephanie Scheele
Associate Brand Manager
SmartyPants Vitamins
Jenny Schiffman
Head Of Industry, Media Platforms
Google
Scott Schiller
EVP & General Manager of Advertising Sales, Marketing
NBCUniversal
Canaan Schladal-Zink
SVP of Sales
Beeswax
Eva Schmiedleitner
Manager Interactive Communications
Austrian Tourist Office, Inc
Robert Schneider
Chief Strategy and Development Officer
Learfield
Wilfried Schobeiri
CTO
MediaMath
Michael Schoen
GM / VP, Marketing Services
Neustar
Andy Schonfeld
SVP Demand Partnerships
LKQD
Michael Schwalbert
VP, Corporate Sales
Semcasting, Inc.
Scott Schwanbeck
EVP Business Development
Yieldmo
Leah Schwartz
Board Member
Andie Co.
Todd Schwartzman
SVP, AMCN Alchemy Client Solutions
AMC Networks
Rebecca Sears
Chief Marketing Officer
Plantation Products
Michael Seiman
CEO
Digital Remedy
Bunker Sessions
VP, Sell-Side Solutions
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Andre Sevigny
Senior Director, Microsoft Studios
Microsoft
Michael Shang
Director, BI & Partnerships
StackAdapt
Or Shani
CEO
Albert.ai
Michal Shapira
SVP, Content Partnerships
CNN / Turner
Kenneth Shapiro
Chief Revenue Officer
FANDOM
Michael Shaughnessy
VP, Publisher Partnerships
Kargo
Alex Shephard
Senior Director, Advertiser Solutions
PubMatic
Shane Shevlin
Mr
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Tom Shields
Chief Strategy Officer, AppNexus
Xandr
Roy Shkedi
Chairman
Intent IQ LLC
Aaron Shuster
VP, Business Development
LiveIntent
Michael Signorelli
Partner
Venable LLP
Victor Silva
Senior Manager, Enterprise Publisher Development
Oracle’s Data Cloud
Ethan Simblist
VP, Digital Solutions
MeritDirect
Kevin Simonson
CEO
Metric Digital
Matthew Simpson
Senior Director Brand Media
PGA TOUR
Frank Sinton
Founder and President
Beachfront Media
Andrew Sippel
Executive Vice President
Advertiser Perceptions
Samantha Skey
Chief Executive Officer
SHE Media
Pia Skriko
President
FOR Apparel
Lucas Skriko
Founder
FOR Apparel
Mimi Slavin
Head of Marketing and Business
Greenfence Consumer
Sebastien Slek
Executive Director – Global Sourcing Marketing
WarnerMedia
Dan Slivjanovski
Chief Marketing Officer
DoubleVerify
Scott Sloane
VP Sales and Digital Advertising
Prodege, LLC
Sarah Sluis
Senior Editor
AdExchanger
David Smith
Chairman, Founder
Mediasmith
Eddie Smith
VP Data Solutions
PlaceIQ
Steven Smith
President Digital Media
AccuWeather
Jill Smith
Director of Agency Communications
Kroger Precision Marketing – 84.51
Kat Smolarek
Vice President
The Thomas Collective
Adam Soroca
Head of Global Buyer Team
Rubicon Project
Sir Martin Sorrell
Executive Chairman
S4Capital
Tom Spano
 
OpenX
Dave Spector
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
ThirdLove
Scott Spencer
Director, Product Management
Google
Jeff Sporn
Chief Digital Officer
Equifax DDM
John Springer
Account Executive
Extreme Reach
Jeremy Steinberg
CRO
Yieldmo
Marc Steir
Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales
FANDOM
Christine Stell
Senior Director, Mid Market
Verizon Media Group
George Stella
Vice President
SRAX
Julie Sterling
Director, Broadcast Partnerships
Google
Oren Stern
Chief Operating Officer
Connatix Native Exchange
Allison Stern
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Tubular Labs
David James Stewart
VP Business Development – BIGToken
SRAX
Caden Stobart
CMO
Carlisle Etcetera LLC
Darren Stokes
VP, General Manager
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Esco Strong
Dir, Product Management
Verizon Media
Steve Stup
Chief Revenue Officer
The Media Trust
Atsushi Sugimori
Executive Expert
IAB Japan
Kenneth Suh
COO
Unruly
Tj Sullivan
EVP, Sales
Digital Remedy
Laurie Sullivan
Editor
MediaPost
Cg Sullivan
Director Programmatic Partnerships
Turner Broadcasting System
Jonathan Sumber
VP, Digital Sales
Hearst Television
Matthew Sweeney
CEO, North America
Xaxis
Neil Sweeney
Founder & CEO
FRECKLE IoT
Brett Swensen
Director of Email & Automation
Purple
Kevin Tan
CEO
Eyeota
Lidia Tatarsky
Senior Media Buyer
Harrison Media
Lori Tavoularis
Head of Inventory Development
Rakuten Global Ad Business
Dan Taylor
Director, Global Display Ads
Google
Suzanne Taylor
Director, Experiential Marketing
Xandr
Brook Terran
PR Supervisor
Blast PR
Abbey Thomas
CMO
Tremor Video DSP
Pamela Thomas
President
The Thomas Collective
Helen Thomas
CEO
Touchjet USA, Inc.
Jenn Thorsen
Sr Dir, Publisher Sales
Verizon Media Group
Ajit Thupil
SVP, IDENTITY
TAPAD
Susan Tillou
Global Head of Partnerships
Kantar Media
Brad Timmers
VP Product, Data & Platform Solutions
Yieldmo
Matt Timothy
CRO
Extreme Reach, Inc.
Sean Tinnelly
Senior Director, Global Agency & Direct Partnerships Demand
Smaato Inc
Stephanie Tollefson
President
Gruen Agency
Jason Tollestrup
VP, Programmatic Strategy and Yield
Washington Post
Antonio Tomarchio
CEO
Cuebiq
Sebastian Tomich
Global Head Of Advertising And Marketing Solutions
The New York Times Company
Lou Tosto
SVP Digital Sales
NBCUniversal
John Toth
Reuters
Reuters
Melanie Travis
CEO
Andie Swim
Ben Tregoe
SVP, Revenue, Business Development & Corporate Development
Nanigans
Nikhil Trikha
Managing Director
Lone Pine Capital
Ritu Trivedi
Executive Director
Mindshare
Nicholas Troiano
CEO
Cadent
Amy Tunick
VP, Operations & Activation
Turner News
Dana Tunks
Broadsign International Llc
BroadSign
Sharon Turlington
Director Data Science
Nielsen
Peter Turner
Head of Partnerships, LinkedIn Audience Network
LinkedIn
Yuji Uemura
Managing Director
IAB Japan (JIAA)
Alex Van Camp
Senior Vice President, West Coast Sales
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Alexis Van de Wyer
CEO
AdsWizz
Rik Van der Kooi
Corp VP-Adv Sls & Mktg
Microsoft Advertising
Jackie Vanover
VP, Product Management, DSP
MediaMath
Alexander Vasilevish
Chairman
IAB Belarus
Alok Verma
Head Strategic Partnerships
Google
Manish Vij
Co-Founder
Smile Group
Meredith Vona
Digital Media Director
Cooper-Smith Advertising
Garret Vreeland
CRO
Accordant Media
Melanie Wagner
Senior Manager Fitness Solutions
Life Fitness
Kate Walker
Lead Consultant – Kroger Precision Marketing
Kroger Precision Marketing
Julia Wang
Integrated Marketing Director
DiMassimo Goldstein
Michael Wann
CEO
Mobcrush
Matt Wasserlauf
CEO and Founder
Video ICO
Doug Weaver
CEO
Upstream Group, Inc.
Sharon Wechsler
Product Marketing Manager
Honeywell
Karsten Weide
Program Vice President, Digital Media and Entertainment
IDC
Brian Weigel
COO
EMX Digital
Joe Weir
Vice President, CMGdigital
Cox Media Group
Rick Welday
President, Xandr Media
Xandr
Jon Werther
President, National Media Group
Meredith Corporation
Lauren Wetzel
AVP
Xandr
Rob Wheeler
AVP, Communications
Xandr
Tish Whitcraft
CCO
OpenX
Jason White
SVP & GM, Programmatic (Acquisition and Monetization)
CBS
Emma White
Manager, Marketing
Xandr
Grant Whitmore
EVP & GM, Northeast Region
Tribune Publishing
Brian Wieser
Senior Analyst
Pivotal
David Wigder
Head of Data Solutions
Flipboard
Jarred Wilichinsky
Vice President Video Monetization and Operations
CBS Interactive
Danielle Wilkie
 
Bluprint (an NBCU company)
Ben Williams
Director of Advocacy
eyeo
Greg Williams
Co-Founder, SVP, Strategic Business Development
MediaMath
Fran Wills
CEO
Local Media Consortium
Jim Wilson
President
Premion
Kate Winick
Social Media Director
Peloton
Steven Wolfe Pereira
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Quantcast
Calvin Wong
Vice President, Publisher Partnerships
Bridge
Corey Wong
Director, Business Development
Leaf Group
Fraser Woollard
VP, Sales
Mediaocean
Steven Woolway
SVP, Business Development
DoubleVerify
Mike Woosley
COO
Lotame
Todd Wooten
President
VRTCAL
Patrick Workman
VP, Partnerships
Experian
Ian Wright
Chief Insights Officer, EFX Data-Driven Marketing
EFX Data-Driven Marketing
Jimmy Wu
VP, Brand Marketing
Freshly
Linda Yaccarino
Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships
NBCU
Tarun Yadav
Chief Technology Officer
ITN Networks / Torrential
Shinji Yanagisawa
Manager, Industry Relation, Marketing Solutions Group
Yahoo Japan Corporation
Nancy Yoo
Product Specialist Manager, Core Products
Google
Troy Young
President, Hearst Magazines
Hearst
Michael Zacharski
CEO
EMX Digital
Mark Zagorski
CEO
Telaria
Heidi Zak
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
ThirdLove
Michael Zaneis
CEO
TAG
Joseph Zawadzki
CEO
MediaMath
Mike Zeigler
VP, Business Dev & Operations
Cox Media
Felix Zeng
Head of Programmatic Advertising
IBM Watson Advertising
Warren Zenna
President, Americas
Location Sciences
Peter Zeuschner
Director of Digital Sales
AARP Media Sales
Maggie Zhang
SVP, Non-Linear Video Research & Insights
Dentsu Aegis Network
Julian Zilberbrand
EVP
Viacom
Brandon Zirkle
SVP Data Partnerships
PushSpring
Tony Zito
Head of Global Advertising Business
Rakuten
Ziggy Zografakis
Director, Marketplace
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